17. Berkeley, CA
Best Places Rich SIngle Berkely CA
Population: 114,764
Single: 53.9%
Median family income: $102,817

It may be more yuppie than hippie now, but Berkeley is still proud of its progressive roots. Take a trip to Telegraph Avenue: Once the focal point of flower power, it's now a row of funky restaurants, boutiques and local crafts.

Then head to North Berkeley's world-famous Gourmet Ghetto for the farmers market, or if you don't feel like cooking, grab a table at one of its fine restaurants. Wrap it up with a cocktail at the tony Claremont Hotel Club and Spa. Located high atop the city, its Paragon bar has one of the best views of the East Bay.

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  @Money - Last updated August 23 2012 12:52 PM ET
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