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Do you know the richest city in your state? There’s a good chance you don’t…

By Joey

Most of us can name the largest cities in our state and the capital city, of course, but what about the richest city? Based on the data from the 2008-2012 American Community Survey, here is a map featuring each state’s wealthiest town based on median income…

The West

Most Affluent Places Map 1

The East

Most Affluent Places Map 2
Towns included in the survey had to have a minimum of 1,000 people and were defined as “places” by the Census Bureau, meaning they are either incorporated cities or towns.

Most of these cities are small suburbs of larger cities, ranging in size from 1,000 — the minimum to be included in the rankings — to 18,000 residents.

All 50 cities are listed below in order of their median incomes, revealing the large discrepancy between even the highest-earning cities at the bottom and those at the top…

Most Affluent Places Cities


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