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The Best Cities to Live in the South

30. Manassas, Virginia
> Population: 41,174
> 5-yr. population change: +1.8%
> Median household income: $81,493
> 5-yr. unemployment rate: 5.0%

29. Lake Mary, Florida
> Population: 16,698
> 5-yr. population change: +14.3%
> Median household income: $96,983
> 5-yr. unemployment rate: 3.1%

28. Centerton, Arkansas
> Population: 14,203
> 5-yr. population change: +38.2%
> Median household income: $75,631
> 5-yr. unemployment rate: 2.0%

Source: Courtesy of Town of Matthews, NC via Facebook

27. Matthews, North Carolina
> Population: 32,044
> 5-yr. population change: +11.7%
> Median household income: $84,594
> 5-yr. unemployment rate: 3.3%

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26. Atlantic Beach, Florida
> Population: 13,575
> 5-yr. population change: +5.7%
> Median household income: $78,059
> 5-yr. unemployment rate: 2.8%

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