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Residents who buy real estate in these towns from the Best Places database see their incomes go the furthest.
Rank Town Median home sale price 2006
1 Northbrook, OH $83,760
2 Blacklick Estates, OH $83,480
3 Tonawanda, NY $74,878
4 Shiloh, OH $79,722
5 West Mifflin, PA $81,113
6 North College Hill, OH $80,761
7 Maple Heights, OH $84,597
8 Kenmore, NY $93,413
9 Penn Hills, PA $84,915
10 Brentwood, PA $86,878
11 Depew, NY $90,149
12 Irmo, SC $119,003
13 Corning, NY $83,198
14 Lancaster, NY $98,883
15 Bellevue, OH $91,322
16 Gates-North Gates, NY $99,612
17 Cheektowaga, NY $88,239
18 Cheviot, OH $92,038
19 Boardman, OH $103,175
20 Lincoln Park, MI $96,579
21 Melvindale, MI $90,302
22 Storm Lake, IA $85,830
23 Garfield Heights, OH $93,116
24 Kokomo, IN $87,148
25 Harper Woods, MI $110,486
Source: OnBoard, Actual sales collected from county and municipal assessors' offices. Only includes sales within town boundaries. Only towns where there were more than 100 home sales in 2006 were considered.
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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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in July (°F)
Rancho Mirage, CA 108.2°F
Avondale, AZ 107.6°F
Glendale, AZ 107.6°F
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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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