Suburbs tend to be favored because of their proximity to cities, and Brentwood is a popular suburb of Nashville. This town’s population, already over 41,000 according to Sperling, has been growing. Brentwood is a mere 15 minutes from downtown Nashville, so commuting in for work is pretty easy. And considering the per capita income in Brentwood is a reliable $58,745, your job will definitely be worth it. Sperling reports the median home price here as $588,200, which is a good value that’s still affordable. The schools in Brentwood are great, with the public high school ranking 5th in Tennessee, according to Money. And when you aren’t at work or school, there are plenty of activities and sports opportunities to engage in. In fact, there are even 13 parks right in town with walking trails and open land.