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This Is the Best Suburb for City-Like Living

5. Calabasas, CA
> Metro area: Los Angeles
> Housing affordability (price to income ratio): 134
> Population density (people per square mile): 1,750

4. Geneva, IL
> Metro area: Chicago
> Housing affordability (price to income ratio): 257
> Population density (people per square mile): 2,207

3. Highland Park, IL
> Metro area: Chicago
> Housing affordability (price to income ratio): 221
> Population density (people per square mile): 2,420

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2. Lake Forest, IL
> Metro area: Chicago
> Housing affordability (price to income ratio): 192
> Population density (people per square mile): 1,115

1. Southlake, TX
> Metro area: Dallas
> Housing affordability (price to income ratio): 228
> Population density (people per square mile): 1,434

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