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  • Town
  • Population
  • Median home price
  • Median family income
    (per year)
  • Job growth %
    (2010 - 2012)
  • Reading test scores
    (% above/below state average)
  • Math test scores
    (% above/below state average)
  • Personal crime
    (Incidents/1,000 population)
  • Property crime
    (Incidents/1,000 population)
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    From the September 2013 issue

    Source: Onboard Informatics. Details

    Job growth percentages are county numbers.
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    Money picked the top 100. Now it's your turn: Which town will be our fan favorite? 'Like' your town and it might just make it to No. 1.

    Town # of Likes
    1. Sharon, MA 11,968
    2. Apex, NC 10,738
    3. Westford, MA 6,023
    4. Peachtree City, GA 5,632
    5. Hillsborough, NJ 5,329
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    Using statistics from data services company Onboard Informatics and other sources, 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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