Top 100
Rank City Population
1 Middleton, WI 17,400
2 Hanover, NH 8,500
3 Louisville, CO 19,500
4 Lake Mary, FL 13,200
5 Claremont, CA 35,900
6 Papillion, NE 18,800
7 Milton, MA 25,700
8 Chaska, MN 22,500
9 Nether Providence (Wallingford), PA 13,600
10 Suwanee, GA 11,200
11 Sammamish, WA 40,600
12 West Goshen, PA 9,100
13 Montville, NJ 22,100
14 Apex, NC 26,300
15 Horsham, PA 15,200
16 La Palma, CA 16,100
17 Olney, MD 32,900
18 Sherwood, OR 14,800
19 Corrales, NM 9,200
20 Lisle, IL 22,300
21 Chelmsford, MA 33,800
22 Holly Springs, NC 11,800
23 Hillsborough, NJ 41,100
24 Nanuet, NY 18,200
25 Baldwin, NY 23,100
WINNERS MAP
Best Places winners
Rank See city stats Compare
1 Middleton, WI  
2 Hanover, NH  
3 Louisville, CO  
4 Lake Mary, FL  
5 Claremont, CA  
6 Papillion, NE  
7 Milton, MA  
8 Chaska, MN  
9 Nether Providence, PA  
10 Suwanee, GA  
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Affordable housing
Plentiful leisure activities
Plentiful cultural options
Job growth
Sunny weather
Short commute time
Good health care access
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Top-earning towns
  Median household income
Hillsborough $263,456
Scarsdale $219,317
Los Altos Hills $199,370
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Hottest
  Avg. high temp
in July (°F)
Rancho Mirage, CA 108.2°F
Avondale, AZ 107.6°F
Glendale, AZ 107.6°F
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Priciest homes
  Median price
Montecito $3,157,233
Hillsborough $2,606,764
Paradise Valley $2,075,930
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Most singles
  % single residents
State College 76.5%
Durham 74.5%
Amherst Center 73.7%
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Youngest
  Median age
Storrs 20.65
Durham 21.19
Oxford 21.56
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