Affordable Southern Suburbs
If you want it all on a budget, these towns may be right for you
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(Newser) BusinessWeek lists the 25 most affordable suburbs in the South, determined not only by housing prices but also cost of living, violent crime rate, and school test scores. The first 10, in alphabetical order:

  1. Abilene, Texas
  2. Broken Arrow, Okla.
  3. Cary, NC
  4. Charlottesville, Va.
  5. Farragut, Va.

  1. Flower Mound-Lewisville, Texas
  2. Franklin, Tenn.
  3. Greer, SC
  4. Hixson, Tenn.
  5. Hollywood Park, Texas