Twenty wealthiest towns in America


Here’s an interesting statistic from the OCRegister in California. What are the twenty wealthiest cities in the United States? Pleasanton, CA tops the list with a median household income of $113,345. See the chart below for the other 19. I counted nine in California, five in Texas and two in the DC area.

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Another interesting statistic was that Americans overall got richer in 2007, with the median income pushing up to $50,740. That was the first time that income topped $50,000.

RankCityMedian household incomeMargin of errorMedian family incomeMargin of error
1Pleasanton, Calif.$113,345$8,196$131,048$10,415
2Newton, Mass.$110,885$10,361$139,404$16,481
3Newport Beach, Calif.$110,511$5,967$162,976$28,370
4Yorba Linda, Calif.$109,681$7,142$122,373$8,686
5Flower Mound, Texas$105,812$6,366$112,555$7,838
6Highlands Ranch, Colo.$99,066$5,052$103,516$7,265
7Irvine, Calif.$98,923$4,821$111,455$5,487
8West Bloomfield Township, Mich.$98,832$8,442$113,191$9,882
9Chino Hills, Calif.$96,733$8,745$102,745$5,497
10Naperville, Ill.$96,548$4,752$124,701$10,239
11Columbia, Maryland$94,966$7,091$107,210$7,664
12Arlington, Vir.$94,876$4,154$127,179$8,389
13The Woodlands, Texas$94,626$6,983$113,243$10,465
14Frisco, Texas$93,478$5,419$102,620$4,879
15Allen, Texas$93,392$7,372$100,736$5,953
16Fremont, Calif.$93,342$7,064$103,846$4,614
17Redondo Beach, Calif.$93,274$7,015$108,753$8,189
18Sugar Land, Texas$92,719$9,672$105,557$7,118
19Mission Viejo, Calif.$92,614$4,741$105,716$5,721
20Livermore, Calif.$92,300$7,217$102,606$8,769

Nation, state got bigger raises in ‘07 than O.C., OC Register
Three O.C. cities rank near top in U.S. income, OC Register

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