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Cleanest air
In these cities, the air quality is rated highly, and pollution levels are below the U.S. average.
Rank Town Air quality index
(% days AQI
ranked good)
Air Pollution Index
(100 is nat'l avg;
lower is better)
1 Troy, AL 100 70
2 Milledgeville, GA 100 75
3 Brattleboro, VT 100 79
4 Fort Madison, IA 100 85
5 Charlottesville, VA 100 91
6 Los Lunas, NM 100 92
7 Richmond, VA 100 94
8 Evesham, NJ 100 95
8 Medford, NJ 100 95
10 Marlton, NJ 100 96
11 Mount Laurel, NJ 100 97
12 Cinnaminson, NJ 100 98
12 Moorestown, NJ 100 98
12 Palmyra, NJ 100 98
12 Cheyenne, WY 100 98
16 Delran, NJ 100 99
16 Florence-Roebling, NJ 100 99
16 Lumberton, NJ 100 99
19 San Anselmo, CA 99.7 83
20 Mill Valley, CA 99.7 84
20 Novato, CA 99.7 84
20 Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA 99.7 84
23 Corte Madera, CA 99.7 85
23 Larkspur, CA 99.7 85
23 San Rafael, CA 99.7 85
Source: AQI numbers from Environmental Protection Agency. Air Pollution Index is based on the incidence of airborne lead, NO2, particulate matter, carbon monoxide and ozone depletion.
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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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Market indexes are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer LIBOR Warning: Neither BBA Enterprises Limited, nor the BBA LIBOR Contributor Banks, nor Reuters, can be held liable for any irregularity or inaccuracy of BBA LIBOR. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2014 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer The Dow Jones IndexesSM are proprietary to and distributed by Dow Jones & Company, Inc. and have been licensed for use. All content of the Dow Jones IndexesSM © 2014 is proprietary to Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Chicago Mercantile Association. The market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2014. All rights reserved. Most stock quote data provided by BATS.