America's Afford...Based on facts from community data company OnBoard Informatics, Bloomberg BusinessWeek opened the doors to affordable opportunities for families. Read on to see 12 communities where your dollar may be worth more.
Hales Corners, W...Located just outside of Milwaukee, Hales Corners is a quaint village, sized at only 3.2 square miles. Residents enjoy everything from the local shopping center to botannical gardens. General Mitchell International Airport is a short drive away, and the shore of Lake Michigan is also nearby.
Roxborough Park,...Roxborough Park's red rocks are a major part of Colorado's beautiful scenery seen in cities like Denver, which borders the nearby park. The park, which came into existence in the 1970s, is popular for its hiking and biking trails, cross-country skiing, and educational programs for outdoor life.
Kingston, R.I.Whether you're on the ground or in the air, Kingston's beautiful beaches can be seen for miles. The beaches, as well as local fishing and camping sites, remain a favorite amongst residents and visitors alike.
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Fruit Cove, Fla.This family-friendly waterfront town lies just outside of Jacksonville. The developing town is the fastest-growing area in Florida, attracting more and more middle-class members every year.
Clark, N.J.Originally a farming community, Clark is a short distance from the city of Newark and has become a popular suburb.
Topsham, MaineThis northern town attracts Americans with its natural beauty, quiet, country appeal, and extremely low crime rates.
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Madison, Miss.More Americans are riding into this suburb, which was once a railroad town. Mississippi's best schools are located here, as well as low crime rates. If that's not enough, the area also offers a lake, sand beach, and an extensive golf course.
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Marysville, OhioThis Ohio community prides itself on the slogan, 'Where the Grass is Greener,' which proves true in its 300-plus acres of parkland and nature trails.
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Draper, UtahJust 15 miles from Salt Lake, Draper is growing in popularity, due in part to its appealing views and landscapes.
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Deer Park, TexasThis Texas town has quickly become a small city as more and more companies have moved into the area. Deer Park is also rich in history; San Jacinto State Park, which has a former battleground and the battleship USS Texas, is located nearby.
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Cave Creek, Ariz...An authentic wild west town, Cave Creek holds cowboy cookouts, horseback riding opportunities, rodeos, and classic country dancing.
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Kearney, Mo.The Missouri town has become one of the fastest-growing cities in the state. Residents love the area's amphitheater, golf course and plentiful parks.