Top 100
Rank City Population
51 Friendswood, TX 31,500
52 Libertyville, IL 22,700
53 Somers, CT 12,000
54 Mechanicsville, VA 36,400
55 Farmington, MI 10,300
56 Eldersburg, MD 31,800
57 Clayton, CA 11,400
58 Readington, NJ 19,000
59 Saline, MI 8,700
60 Lincoln, RI 22,300
61 Woodridge, IL 32,300
62 Moorpark, CA 33,700
63 Camas, WA 17,400
64 Peachtree City, GA 36,700
65 Mooresville, NC 23,100
66 Glen Allen, VA 14,000
67 Liberty, MO 28,600
68 Trumbull, CT 35,700
69 Mukilteo, WA 20,300
70 Vienna, VA 15,300
71 Schererville, IN 25,500
72 Crofton, MD 21,600
73 Westborough, MA 19,000
74 Granite Bay, CA 24,800
75 Highland Heights, OH 8,000
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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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  Median household income
Hillsborough $263,456
Scarsdale $219,317
Los Altos Hills $199,370
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Avondale, AZ 107.6°F
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Montecito $3,157,233
Hillsborough $2,606,764
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