3. Brookline, MA
Best Places Rich Single Brookline MA
Population: 59,142
Single: 41.8%
Median family income: $139,756

Looking for a lot of green? You'll find both kinds in Brookline. One of Boston's wealthiest suburbs, it's also a key link in the Emerald Necklace, a 1,000-acre network of parkland that stretches through the area. It's a short stroll from historic Olmsted Park to Coolidge Corner, the town's hub of boutiques, caf├ęs and culture.

If walking's not your bag, head to the Larz Anderson Auto Museum to see how the other half drives. In lawn events that run through October, high-end gearheads gather to show off their Porsches, Beemers and Caddys. Maybe someone will take you for a spin.

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