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17. Beavercreek, OH
Beavercreek, OH
Median home price: $168,000
Median family income: $93,540

The availability of high-quality jobs is a major draw for residents in this Dayton suburb. Beavercreek's Russ Research Center, formerly Systems Research Laboratories, houses 13 companies on its 28-acre site.

Residents can find a variety of housing options, from historic developments dating back to the 1850s to newly built custom homes. Three-bedroom homes start at about $150,000. The population of Beavercreek's schools has grown 14% in the past ten years, and planners anticipate it will grow even faster in the next decade. --B.B.

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