Money's list of America's best small towns


Rich and single
In these affluent towns, singles are abundant.
Rank City % population single 2008 median family income
1 Hermosa Beach, CA 47.2% $137,941
2 Arlington, VA 41.6% $108,815
3 Coronado, CA 36.1% $106,817
4 Edgewater, NJ 34.3% $105,830
5 Santa Clara, CA 34.0% $101,840
6 Edwards, CO 34.0% $101,785
7 Oak Park, IL 33.4% $102,485
8 Herndon, VA 33.2% $109,217
9 Irvine, CA 33.0% $107,821
10 Arlington, MA 33.0% $102,681
11 Madison, NJ 32.0% $128,447
12 Ardmore, PA 31.7% $100,471
13 Westbury, NY 31.3% $104,994
14 Easton, MA 31.1% $105,619
15 Beverly Hills, CA 31.0% $132,803
16 Montclair, NJ 31.0% $127,821
17 Lisle, IL 30.4% $106,769
18 Milton, MA 30.3% $119,769
19 Tarrytown, NY 29.9% $112,703
20 Campbell, CA 29.9% $109,525
21 Sunnyvale, CA 29.7% $109,899
22 Rutherford, NJ 29.7% $101,405
23 Dobbs Ferry, NY 29.6% $119,153
24 Superior, CO 29.6% $117,603
25 Belmont, MA 29.4% $122,063
From the August 2009 issue
Source: Census, OnBoard projections/aggregations
Towns with median family income greater than $100,000 were ranked by the percentage of their population that's single.
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