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Tour the Most Equal Community in America: Country Knolls, New York : Slideshow

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Tracey Samuelson
Most homes in Country Knolls are the same five designs -- two styles of colonials and three styles of ranches.
Tracey Samuelson
Over 2-1/2 decades, roughly 1,300 houses were built in Country Knolls.

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Originally, all the houses had white siding. Each house had a least half an acre of land and yards heavy with old-growth trees.

house, subdivision
Tracey Samuelson
Nearly 98 percent of Country Knolls residents own their own homes, according to census data.
Tracey Samuelson
The median income here is a comfortable $107,000 a year, according to analysis by U.S. Census Bureau. Median household income is the U.S. is just over $50,000.
Tracey Samuelson
Construction of the Country Knolls development started in 1964.

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