14. Colts Neck, NJ
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Population: 10,178
Median family income: $196,747*
Median home price: $612,500

As the name suggests, many Colts Neck residents are horse people, drawn by the township's sizable lots and rolling green space. You'll find plenty of stables and horse farms here, as well as five separate golf courses and a solid school system.

Both Bruce Springsteen and Queen Latifah call it home, as do a number of retired NFL players. Residents love the spread out, private feel, as well as the beauty of the area. The Jersey Shore is a 15-minute drive away, and Manhattan is about an hour by car -- close enough for commuters but far enough away that Colts Neck feels like a rural haven.

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Source: Census data, Onboard Informatics projection/aggregation. Only two places per state could qualify.
* Median home price based on fewer than 100 home sales in the area.
  @Money - Last updated August 12 2013 08:24 AM ET
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