Los Gatos, Calif.
Average listing price: $1,261,176
Median household income: $147,048
Population (as of 2009): 29,501
Situated in the largest metropolitan area of northern California, Los Gatos has close ties to Silicon Valley and its fast-paced economy. The town is also about 60 miles south of San Francisco at the foot of the Sierra Azules, making it a popular tourist destination.