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The Highest Median Household Incomes in the U.S., 2020

MONDAY, APR 04, 2022

If you had any doubts that the nation’s wealthiest areas are focused on tech or government, set them aside. Newly released Census data confirms that the eight counties with the highest median household incomes are all in suburban Washington, D.C., or close to Silicon Valley.

Three counties had double the U.S. median household income of $64,994, according to the 2016-20 American Community Survey: Loudoun, Va. ($147,111), Falls Church, Va. ($146,922), and Santa Calara, Calif. ($130,890). They were followed by San Mateo, Calif. ($128,091), Fairfax, Va. ($127,866), Howard, Md. ($124,042), Arlington, Va. ($122,604), and Marin County, Calif. ($121,671). Douglas County, Colo. ($121,393) and Nassau, N.Y. ($120,036) rounded out the top 10.

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Author: Frank Bass

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