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Overland Park

Nearest city: Kansas City
Population: 171,683
Median household income: $99,078

Overland Park real estate is affordable and the schools are strong. Attractions in Overland Park, 16 miles south of Kansas City, include championship golf courses and the 300-acre Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens.

Runners-up:
Olathe
Wichita

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