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This Is the Best Suburb for City-Like Living

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10. Garden City, NY
> Metro area: New York
> Housing affordability (price to income ratio): 131
> Population density (people per square mile): 4,223

9. Northbrook, IL
> Metro area: Chicago
> Housing affordability (price to income ratio): 185
> Population density (people per square mile): 2,518

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8. Brentwood, TN
> Metro area: Nashville
> Housing affordability (price to income ratio): 177
> Population density (people per square mile): 1,032

7. Oakland, NJ
> Metro area: New York
> Housing affordability (price to income ratio): 182
> Population density (people per square mile): 1,526

6. Burr Ridge, IL
> Metro area: Chicago
> Housing affordability (price to income ratio): 153
> Population density (people per square mile): 1,507

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