Money's list of America's best small towns


States
Top 100
Rank City Population
33 Brownsburg 19,500
48 St. John 12,300
Other cities
Rank City Population
  Avon 11,400
  Chesterton 12,600
  Columbus 39,800
  Crown Point 23,900
  Decatur 9,500
  Dyer 15,700
  Evansville 116,300
  Fort Wayne 251,200
  Gary 96,400
  Goshen 31,900
  Granger 30,200
  Highland 22,700
  Indianapolis 795,500
  Jeffersonville 29,600
  Kokomo 45,900
  La Porte 21,100
  Madison 12,600
  Merrillville 32,100
  Munster 22,100
  New Albany 37,000
  New Haven 13,700
  Noblesville 41,600
  Plainfield 25,700
  Schererville 28,800
  South Bend 104,100
  Valparaiso 30,000
  Warsaw 13,400
  Westfield 20,500
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