The median price of a Lilburn home $84,478 and the median family income is $64,762. Money cites Lilburn's growing south Asian community as an example of its growth. It said Lilburn's Hindu temple, the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, attracts a quarter million visitors a year. Lilburn also has "a fine school system, safe streets and proximity to Atlanta."
Money focused on areas that had more than 100 home sales in 2012 and that also experienced job and population growth. The sales data came from county assessors’ offices, the magazine said.
No. 1 on the list of where the most affordable homes can be found is Altamonte Springs, Fla., where the median price of a home is $67,000 and median family income was $63,642. The No. 2 and No. 3 cities were Plano and Homewood, Ill., respectively. The median price of a home is $75,000 and median family income is $65,658 in Plano. In Homewood, the median price is $100,000 and the median income is $86,683.