The Washington, D.C., area pushed out Silicon Valley this year as the richest metropolitan area in the country. Check out the nation’s 10 wealthiest cities and suburbs, according to recent figures from the Census Bureau.
Folks in this D.C. suburb are among the richest in the country making nearly $90,000 annually.
More proof that government work is where to be in a down economy. Residents of this D.C. suburb have a median income of nearly $85,000.
Residents on the south side of San Francisco Bay work for many of the big firms that populate Silicon Valley and bring home a big paycheck.
Home to many of Wall Street’s elite, the residents in this area in the Northeast brings home a pretty penny.
Those who live on either side of the Golden Gate Bridge are still bringing home good money during the current economic volatility.
This Los Angeles suburb is home to many of Hollywood’s elite and those working in the entertainment industry.
You may be surprised to learn that an area outside the lower 48 is has one of the highest median incomes in the country.
This North Jersey town is another hot spot for those commuting to NYC and residents bring home a hefty paycheck.
The residents in the capital of the Aloha State have a median income just below $70,000.
This area is a suburb of Boston just over the Massachusetts/New Hampshire border and has a strong household income.
The nation’s capital takes the top spot as the wealthiest U.S. metropolitan area, according to new government data. Did your hometown make the list?