Located right outside the state capital of Lansing and near the campus of Michigan State University, Haslett is home to many government workers, attorneys and professors who work in the area.
"The whole community is awash in MSU professors," said Peter Menser, a local city planner.
The college town's performing arts, lectures and athletic programs are a major lure. Starter homes in town can go for $100,000 or less, while a four bedroom, 2,800-square-foot waterfront home on Lake Lansing can go for under $400,000.Subscribe to Money Magazine
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