Money's list of America's best small towns


States
Top 100
Rank City Population
30 Highland Heights 8,547
24 Mason 33,060
3 Solon 21,683
42 Springboro 16,774
32 Twinsburg 18,541
Other cities
  Akron 203,147
  Aurora 15,070
  Austintown 29,626
  Bay Village 14,516
  Beachwood 11,319
  Beavercreek 44,501
  Bellefontaine 13,146
  Berea 18,517
  Blue Ash 12,339
  Boardman 33,483
  Brecksville 12,840
  Bridgetown North 12,768
  Broadview Heights 17,775
  Centerville 23,414
  Cheviot 8,828
  Cincinnati 321,884
  Clayton 12,812
  Cleveland 412,852
  Cleveland Heights 45,042
  Columbus 766,845
  Dayton 149,242
  Defiance 15,825
  Delaware 32,924
  Dent 10,617
  Fairview Park 15,981
  Findlay 40,031
  Finneytown 14,080
  Forest Park 20,312
  Forestville 11,332
  Garfield Heights 27,710
  Green 24,631
  Heath 9,482
  Huber Heights 36,779
  Hudson 21,859
  Lebanon 19,763
  Loveland 12,423
  Lyndhurst 14,360
  Macedonia 11,345
  Madeira 8,798
  Maumee 14,962
  Mayfield Heights 17,728
  Medina 28,650
  Monroe 11,027
  Montgomery 10,796
  North Canton 16,604
  North Olmsted 32,031
  North Royalton 30,229
  Norton 11,702
  Norwalk 17,678
  Oakwood 8,585
  Perry Heights 8,590
  Perrysburg 20,186
  Pickerington 16,499
  Powell 8,532
  Reading 10,984
  Richmond Heights 10,558
  Rocky River 19,001
  Seven Hills 11,298
  Shiloh 10,584
  Sidney 21,011
  South Euclid 20,293
  Stow 34,250
  Streetsboro 15,383
  Strongsville 42,586
  Sylvania 20,246
  Tallmadge 16,986
  Toledo 304,715
  Troy 23,698
  University Heights 13,382
  Vandalia 14,291
  Westerville 37,113
  Westlake 31,376
  Wickliffe 13,340
  Willoughby 23,538
  Wilmington 12,154
  Wooster 26,023
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Home price trends
Hover over any of the 10 Best Places below to see how real estate prices have changed in the past year.
City Avg. listing price
(July 2011)
1. Louisville, CO $383,569
2. Milton, MA $577,008
3. Solon, OH $291,162
4. Leesburg, VA $486,018
5. Papillion, NE $218,520
6. Hanover, NH $643,500
7. Liberty, MO $177,678
8. Middleton, WI $347,770
9. Mukilteo, WA $345,487
10. Chanhassen, MN $418,607

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Ranking
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Population
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8,500
Home Prices
2010 median sales prices
$2.3M
$42K
Using statistics from data services company Onboard Informatics, we crunched the numbers in order to zero in on America's best small towns for families. (Last year, we looked at small cities, with populations between 50,000 and 300,000.) More

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