When I first came across this information I was SHOCKED & SURPRISED! New Jersey and The DMV (DC/Maryland/Virginia) is swimming in rich people and high paying jobs. Pay close attention to the names and states of these counties, you’ll find out that they are all in the same locations. This information is based off the median-household-income compared to population. The US Census Bureau’s statistics are never wrong, so read & believe, because this information is factual. If you plan on moving to a different state, you may want to check there averages before taking that leap: Jason Blake.
10) Maryland (Montgomery County)
Median Household Income – $93,999
Located a few miles above Washington, D.C. & South of Baltimore, Maryland: this county boasts the highest percentage of residents over age 25 with graduate degrees.
9) Virginia (Arlington County)
Median Household Income – $96,390
Arlington County is rich with Fortune 500 Corporations and high paying jobs. This community is mixed with old money & new money. The Benz & Cadillac fanatics are permanent residence of this high-paying county.
8) Colorado (Douglas County)
Median Household Income – $97,480
The United States Census Bureau estimates that the county population has a 59.7% increase since the U.S. Census 2000, making Douglas County one of the fastest growing counties in the United States. Most residents commute to workplaces elsewhere in the metropolitan area outside of the county.
7) New Jersey (Morris County)
Median Household Income – $97,565
Part of the New York Metropolitan Area, this county is ranked 7th in median household income & tenth in per capita income: yes, Morris County is ranked in BOTH! Over fifty Fortune 500 corporations are located in this lavish county: like Verizon, AT&T – etc!
6) Virginia (City of Fairfax)
Median Household Income – $98,133
The city gets its name from Thomas Fairfax, 6th Lord Fairfax of Cameron, who was awarded five million acres of land located in Northern Virginia by King Charles. Its a independent city forming an enclave within the confines of Fairfax County, in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Although politically independent of the surrounding county, the City is nevertheless the county seat. With a population of only 23,000 this city is swamped with rich people and high priced personalities.
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5) New Jersey (Somerset County)
Median Household Income – $100,207
Part of the New York Metropolitan area, Somerset County was created on May 14, 1688, from portions of Middlesex County.
4) New Jersey (Hunterdon County)
Median Household Income – $100,947
As of 2005, Hunterdon had the third-highest median property tax of any county in the nation at $6,988, the highest in New Jersey.
3) Maryland (Howard County)
Median Household Income – $101,710
Considered part of the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area, the main population center of Columbia/Ellicott City was named 2nd amongst Money Magazine’s 2010 survey of “America’s Best Places to Live.”
2) Virginia (Fairfax County)
Median Household Income – $106,785
The most populous jurisdiction in Virginia with 13.1% of Virginia’s population. Fairfax was the first county in the United States to reach a six-figure median household income. The county is home to half of the metropolitan area’s Fortune 500 companies. Also – If you remember, the “City” of Fairfax is ranked 6th in the United States.
1) Virginia (Loudoun County)
Median Household Income – $110,643
As of July 1, 2009, the county had a 78 percent increase since the year 2000 which makes it the fourth fastest-growing County in the United States during that period. Loudoun County has the highest median household income of any county in the United States, beating there next door neighbor Fairfax County, Virginia. The two counties have traded places as the “Highest-Income County” in the United States for many years.
If you don’t know now you know -
People always say “where the money at?” Well, I just told you, so now you know. If you need some money, check to see which of your relatives live in these wealthy areas and ask them to borrow some cash.
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