1. Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

  • Population: 38,246
  • 15-year population growth: 36.7%
  • Median home price: $311,700
  • Home price 2-year forecast: 11.8%

2. Charlottesville, Va.

  • Population: 41,425
  • 15-year population growth: 11.6%
  • Median home price: $398,400
  • Home price 2-year forecast: 2.4%

3. Logan, Utah

  • Population: 44,599
  • 15-year population growth: 28.6%
  • Median home price: $205,400
  • Home price 2-year forecast: 14.3%

4. Blacksburg, Va.

  • Population: 39,915
  • 15-year population growth: 14.2%
  • Median home price: $233,400
  • Home price 2-year forecast: 1.1%

5. Burlington, Vt.

  • Population: 37,884
  • 15-year population growth: -0.6%
  • Median home price: $378,000
  • Home price 2-year forecast: 1.3%

6. Anacortes, Wash.

  • Population: 15,514
  • 15-year population growth: 24.5%
  • Median home price: $347,600
  • Home price 2-year forecast: 9.8%

7. Sarasota, Fla.

  • Population: 53,477
  • 15-year population growth: 2.6%
  • Median home price: $423,400
  • Home price 2-year forecast: -6.3%

8. Hanover, N.H.

  • Population: 8,305
  • 15-year population growth: 13.2%
  • Median home price: $297,400
  • Home price 2-year forecast: 0.9% /li>

9. Manhattan, Kan.

  • Population: 44,630
  • 15-year population growth: 3.3%
  • Median home price: $188,600
  • Home price 2-year forecast: 1.8%

10. Ames, Iowa

  • Population: 54,817
  • 15-year population growth: 5.6%
  • Median home price: $176,700
  • Home price 2-year forecast: 1.4%

Source: Money Magazine and Bert Sperling of BestPlaces.net

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