Logansport, Indiana (www.cityoflogansport.org)

Everybody loves a “small town,” right?  The charm, the people, you name it.  A lot of those notions are pure romanticized imagination but there are some aspects of small towns that make them attractive and therefore a great place to live and invest.  The folks over at Realtor.com put pen to paper and sent their folks out to find the best small towns in America where you can find affordable, good-looking housing, safe communities and fun things to do.   They looked at over 500 U.S. cities with populations between 10k-50k and came up with rankings based on items which  include:  median home price, unemployment rate, crime rate, overall housing costs and unique things (food, culture, activities, etc).  Indeed…

Here are Realtor.com’s top 10 “affordable” small towns:

  1. Logansport, IN
  2. Mexico, MO
  3. Guymon, OK
  4. Defiance, OH
  5. Albert Lea, MN
  6. Emporia, KS
  7. Lexington, NE
  8. Shewano, WI
  9. Dumas, TX
  10. Spencer, IA

Click here to read the full story on Realtor.com.