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This Is the Best Suburb for City-Like Living

20. Dedham, MA
> Metro area: Boston
> Housing affordability (price to income ratio): 213
> Population density (people per square mile): 2,462

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19. Alpharetta, GA
> Metro area: Atlanta
> Housing affordability (price to income ratio): 298
> Population density (people per square mile): 2,438

18. Laguna Beach, CA
> Metro area: Los Angeles
> Housing affordability (price to income ratio): 179
> Population density (people per square mile): 2,590

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17. Glenview, IL
> Metro area: Chicago
> Housing affordability (price to income ratio): 194
> Population density (people per square mile): 3,387

16. Franklin Lakes, NJ
> Metro area: New York
> Housing affordability (price to income ratio): 154
> Population density (people per square mile): 1,163

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