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Here are towns from the Best Places database with the highest median home price.
Rank Town Median home sale price 2006
1 Montecito, CA $3,157,233
2 Hillsborough, CA $2,606,764
3 Paradise Valley, AZ $2,075,930
4 Palm Beach, FL $2,026,683
5 Malibu, CA $1,979,258
6 Greenwich, CT $1,931,189
7 Laguna Beach, CA $1,889,154
8 Beverly Hills, CA $1,822,293
9 Nantucket, MA $1,792,302
10 Palos Verdes Estates, CA $1,770,306
11 Tiburon, CA $1,721,404
12 Newport Beach, CA $1,710,051
13 Manhattan Beach, CA $1,662,763
14 New Canaan, CT $1,634,922
15 Highland Park, TX $1,603,608
16 San Marino, CA $1,546,120
17 Scarsdale, NY $1,522,918
18 Alamo, CA $1,499,795
19 La Canada Flintridge, CA $1,479,429
20 Coronado, CA $1,478,489
21 Darien, CT $1,464,129
22 Rye, NY $1,458,487
23 Travilah, MD $1,456,430
24 Piedmont, CA $1,437,928
25 Saratoga, CA $1,421,383
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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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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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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