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Shortest commutes / Slowest commutes
Here are towns from the Best Places database with the quickest median travel time to work.
Rank Town Median commute time (in minutes)
1 Pella, IA 7.7
2 Grinnell, IA 7.8
3 Decorah, IA 7.9
3 York, NE 7.9
5 Carroll, IA 8.1
5 Marshall, MN 8.1
7 Vermillion, SD 8.2
8 Fairfield, IA 8.3
8 Wahpeton, ND 8.3
10 Nantucket, MA 8.4
10 Storm Lake, IA 8.4
10 Webster City, IA 8.4
10 Maryville, MO 8.4
10 Havre, MT 8.4
10 Pierre, SD 8.4
16 Sitka city and borough, AK 8.6
16 McPherson, KS 8.6
16 Alliance, NE 8.6
16 Weatherford, OK 8.6
16 Brookings, SD 8.6
21 Williamstown, MA 8.7
21 Miles City, MT 8.7
21 Incline Village-Crystal Bay, NV 8.7
21 Williston, ND 8.7
21 Mitchell, SD 8.7
21 Cody, WY 8.7
21 Rawlins, WY 8.7
Source: Census data, Onboard 2006 projections
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Plentiful cultural options
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Sunny weather
Short commute time
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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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