The 25 US suburbs where home values are growing the fastest, ranked

City-dwellers are ditching the hustle and bustle of city life and moving to the suburbs in search of affordable housing, more space, and quieter streets

The suburbs seeing the most growth are located in the southern and western regions of the US. According to a recent study by the US Census Bureau, counties in the South and West saw more people move in than move out between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018. Just consider Florida, which welcomed about 566,000 new residents in 2017 and saw a 4.7% year-over-year home value increase to $233,2oo in 2019.

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Rising home values in Florida put their prices on par with the current US median home value, which has increased 5.4% over the past year to $226,800.

Business Insider teamed up with Zillow to find the 25 suburbs where median home values have grown the most from May 2014 to May 2019. Of those listed, 12 are located in Florida and three are in Georgia. 

For the purposes of this list, we considered suburbs that have a population between 50,000 and 100,000. Keep reading to see the 25 suburbs where median home values are increasing the fastest, ranked from the lowest to the highest rate of increase. 

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Nov. 2017 Wickers Building, Lynnwood Washington, Heritage Park. Built in 1919, the Wickers Building was the first general store and post office in Alderwood Manor, and a familiar landmark halfway between Seattle and Everett to passengers on the Inter- urban. The City rescued the building from demolition during I-5 interchange construction in 1997, and relocated it to Heritage Park in 2003. The Tudor Revival-style building has been carefully restored to preserve its distinctive features. The Wickers Building is listed on the Washington State Heritage Register and the City of Lynnwood Register of Historic Landmarks.

DeSoto, Texas: Over the past five years, the median home value in DeSoto has increased by 67.4%.

Median home value: $223,000

Population: 53,100

DeSoto, Texas is around 25 minutes away from Dallas by car.

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Union City, New Jersey: Over the past five years, the median home value in Union City has increased by 67.8%.

Median home value: $433,700

Population: 68,400

Union City, New Jersey is around 20 minutes away from Hoboken by car.

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Kendale Lakes, Florida: Over the past five years, the median home value in Kendale Lakes has increased by 68.6%.

Median home price: $253,900

Population: 59,700

Kendale Lakes, Florida is around 35 minutes away from Miami by car.

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Shoreline, Washington: Over the past five years, the median home value in Shoreline has increased by 69.4%.

Median home price: $566,600

Population: 53,200

Shoreline, Washington is around 25 minutes away from Seattle by car.

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Plant City, Florida: Over the past five years, the median home value in Plant City has increased by 70.5%.

Median home price: $191,300

Population: 78,500

Plant City, Florida is around 30 minutes away from Tampa by car.

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Margate, Florida: Over the past five years, the median home value in Margate has increased by 73.3%.

Median home price: $205,400

Population: 55,100

Margate, Florida is around 25 minutes away from Fort Lauderdale by car.

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Tamarac, Florida: Over the past five years, the median home value in Tamarac has increased by 73.6%.

Median home price: $190,600

Population: 63,100

Tamarac, Florida is around 25 minutes away from Fort Lauderdale by car.

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Sunrise, Florida: Over the past five years, the median home value in Sunrise has increased by 73.9%.

Median home price: $230,100

Population: 90,000

Sunrise, Florida is around 25 minutes away from Fort Lauderdale by car.

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Dearborn Heights, Michigan: Over the past five years, the median home value in Dearborn Heights has increased by 74%.

Median home price: $126,700

Population: 56,300

Dearborn Heights, Michigan is around 25 minutes away from Detroit by car.

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Deerfield Beach, Florida: Over the past five years, the median home value in Deerfield Beach has increased by 75.1%.

Median home price: $181,600

Population: 76,200

Deerfield Beach, Florida is around 22 minutes away from Fort Lauderdale by car.

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Largo, Florida: Over the past five years, the median home value in Largo has increased by 75.3%.

Median home price: $195,800

Population: 83,200

Largo, Florida is around 35 minutes away from Tampa by car.

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Taylor, Michigan: Over the past five years, the median home value in Taylor has increased by 76.4%.

Median home price: $105,300

Population: 61,700

Taylor, Michigan is around 25 minutes away from Detroit by car.

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Covington, Georgia: Over the past five years, the median home value in Covington has increased by 76.7%.

Median home price: $159,700

Population: 89,100

Covington, Georgia is around 45 minutes away from Atlanta by car.

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Griffin, Georgia: Over the past five years, the median home value in Griffin has increased by 76.8%.

Median home price: $124,300

Population: 55,200

Griffin, Georgia is around 55 minutes away from Atlanta by car.

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Southfield, Michigan: Over the past five years, the median home value in Southfield has increased by 78.2%.

Median home price: $177,100

Population: 73,100

Southfield, Michigan is around 20 minutes away from Detroit by car.

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Plainfield, New Jersey: Over the past five years, the median home value in Plainfield has increased by 79.9%.

Median home price: $254,400

Population: 50,600

Plainfield, New Jersey is around 30 minutes away from Newark by car.

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Spring Hill, Florida: Over the past five years, the median home value in Spring Hill has increased by 80.1%.

Median home price: $164,800

Population: 97,100

Spring Hill, Florida is around 58 minutes away from Tampa.

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Town 'n' Country, Florida: Over the past five years, the median home value in Town 'n' Country has increased by 81.4%.

Median home price: $211,000

Population: 80,500

Town 'n' Country, Florida is around 20 minutes away from Tampa.

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Cicero, Illinois: Over the past five years, the median home value in Cicero has increased by 84.6%.

Median home price: $175,200

Population: 84,000

Cicero, Illinois is around 25 minutes away from Chicago.

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Lauderhill, Florida: Over the past five years, the median home value in Lauderhill has increased by 86.2%.

Median home price: $124,200

Population: 71,100

Lauderhill, Florida is around 15 minutes away from Fort Lauderdale by car.

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Waukegan, Illinois: Over the past five years, the median home value in Waukegan has increased by 90.9%.

Median home price: $130,400

Population: 85,900

Waukegan, Illinois is around an hour away from Milwaukee, Wisconsin by car.

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Homestead, Florida: Over the past five years, the median home value in Homestead has increased by 92.7%.

Median home price: $213,100

Population: 77, 200

Homestead, Florida is around 50 minutes away from Miami by car.

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Riverdale, Georgia: Over the past five years, the median home value in Riverdale has increased by 107%.

Median home price: $115,100

Population: 59,000

Riverdale, Georgia is around 25 minutes away from Atlanta by car.

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North Miami, Florida: Over the past five years, the median home value in North Miami has increased by 132.9%.

Median home price: $233,800

Population: 62,300

North Miami, Florida is around 20 minutes away from Miami by car.

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