Here's The Most Affluent Town In Every State
The geographic distribution of income and wealth in the U.S. is always a fascinating topic.
One of the many types of geography the Census Bureau tabulates figures for are "places." These are either legally incorporated cities or towns or Census-designated statistical equivalents. In this map, we consider places with at least 1,000 residents, according to the 2008-2012 American Community Survey.
Using income estimates from the ACS, we found the place with the highest median household income in each state. The map shows where the affluent towns are, and the median income in each:
Many of the affluent communities are wealthy suburbs of major cities such as Scarsdale, New York, and Darien, Connecticut, outside of New York City, and Chevy Chase, Maryland, and Great Falls, Virginia, near Washington, D.C.
Here's a table with the 50 towns and their median incomes:
Business Insider/Andy Kiersz, data from 2008-2012 American Community Survey
- Elon Musk's brain-chip startup shares video it says shows a monkey telepathically 'typing'
- BHEL among 5 bidders for Rs 58,000 cr deal to manufacture, maintain 200 Vande Bharat trains
- Herschel Walker's son says Trump called his father for months demanding that he run, while 'everyone with a brain' begged him not to
- It takes 32 days for a company to hire an employee says talent intelligence platform Oorwin
- What’s cooking India? Paneer Pasanda, Modak and more are top trending recipes on Google 2022
- From Nupur Sharma to Lalit Modi, a look at the most searched people on Google in India in 2022
- Data of 6 lakh Indians sold on 'bot' markets for nearly Rs 490 each
- Rate hike to affect housing demand in the mid and affordable segments, say experts
- Jio Haptik
- Gig jobs
- Sula Vineyards IPO
- Whatsapp tips
- International Roaming Plans
- RBI hikes repo rate
- Larget Employers
- Highest Revenue companies
- New Cars in December 2022
- Best Companies for Work
- India's Richest People
- Most Valuable Companies
- Most searched movies
- Kama Holdings
- Top 10 Colleges in India
- Top 10 Airlines in World