Money's list of America's best small towns


States
Top 100
Rank City Population
18 Highland Heights 8,600
40 Medina 26,200
23 Solon 22,000
41 Springboro 17,300
30 Twinsburg 17,500
15 Westerville 35,700
Other cities
Rank City Population
  Akron 207,900
  Aurora 14,500
  Austintown 30,600
  Bay Village 14,800
  Beachwood 11,200
  Beavercreek 39,800
  Beckett Ridge 10,400
  Bedford 13,100
  Bedford Heights 10,600
  Bellefontaine 12,700
  Berea 17,800
  Blue Ash 12,800
  Boardman 35,800
  Brecksville 13,000
  Bridgetown North 12,100
  Broadview Heights 17,400
  Brooklyn 10,500
  Centerville 22,900
  Cincinnati 332,500
  Clayton 13,000
  Cleveland 438,000
  Cleveland Heights 46,300
  Columbus 747,800
  Dayton 155,500
  Defiance 16,000
  Delaware 33,000
  Englewood 12,700
  Euclid 47,900
  Fairfield 42,300
  Fairview Park 15,900
  Findlay 37,500
  Finneytown 13,300
  Forest Park 18,300
  Forestville 10,900
  Garfield Heights 28,100
  Green 23,400
  Heath 8,900
  Huber Heights 37,400
  Landen 16,200
  Lebanon 20,400
  London 9,500
  Loveland 11,500
  Lyndhurst 14,000
  Macedonia 10,400
  Marysville 17,600
  Mason 29,600
  Maumee 14,000
  Mayfield Heights 17,900
  Miamisburg 19,800
  Middleburg Heights 15,100
  Monroe 11,900
  Montgomery 10,200
  Napoleon 8,900
  North Canton 16,900
  North Olmsted 31,600
  North Ridgeville 27,600
  North Royalton 29,400
  Norton 11,500
  Norwalk 16,600
  Oakwood 8,500
  Perry Heights 8,700
  Perrysburg 17,000
  Pickerington 17,200
  Portage Lakes 10,300
  Ravenna 11,400
  Reading 10,400
  Richmond Heights 10,200
  Rocky River 19,100
  Seven Hills 11,700
  Shaker Heights 26,800
  Sharonville 13,200
  Shiloh 10,500
  Sidney 20,000
  South Euclid 21,400
  Stow 34,100
  Streetsboro 14,300
  Strongsville 42,900
  Sylvania 19,200
  Tallmadge 17,300
  Toledo 295,000
  Troy 22,000
  University Heights 12,800
  Vandalia 14,200
  West Carrollton 12,900
  Westlake 30,700
  Wickliffe 13,000
  Willoughby Hills 8,500
  Wilmington 12,500
  Wooster 26,000
From the August 2009 issue
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