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These Are the Best Suburbs to Live in Every State

1. Alabama: Highland Lakes
> Population: 5,394
> Median household income: $149,307 (221% higher than state median)
> Homeownership rate: 98.0%
> Avg. commute time: 30.3 minutes
> Metropolitan area: Birmingham-Hoover

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2. Alaska: Chena Ridge
> Population: 6,155
> Median household income: $97,464 (28% higher than state median)
> Homeownership rate: 79.1%
> Avg. commute time: 19.9 minutes
> Metropolitan area: Fairbanks

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3. Arizona: Paradise Valley
> Population: 13,961
> Median household income: $175,673 (228% higher than state median)
> Homeownership rate: 92.5%
> Avg. commute time: 23.1 minutes
> Metropolitan area: Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler

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4. Arkansas: Maumelle
> Population: 17,967
> Median household income: $72,335 (65% higher than state median)
> Homeownership rate: 72.3%
> Avg. commute time: 25.3 minutes
> Metropolitan area: Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway

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5. California: Atherton
> Population: 7,182
> Median household income: $250,000+ (at least 272% higher than state median)
> Homeownership rate: 93.4%
> Avg. commute time: 24.5 minutes
> Metropolitan area: San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley

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