Richest Counties in US

Suburbs of Washington, DC, lead the way
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 29, 2012 3:46 PM CDT
Updated Apr 29, 2012 5:15 PM CDT
In this photo released by the Loudoun County Visitors Association, Morven Park near Leesburg, Va., is shown.    (AP Photo/Loudoun County Visitors Association)

(Newser) Forbes rounds up the richest counties in the US, with the DC suburbs in northern Virginia again dominating. The top five:

  1. Loudoun County, Virginia: $115,574 median household income
  2. Falls Church City, Virginia: $114,409
  3. Fairfax County, Virginia: $105,416
  4. Los Alamos County, New Mexico: $103,643
  5. Howard County, Maryland: $103,273
Click for the full list, which includes one more DC suburb cracking the top 10, along with one more from the West. (Read more Loudoun County stories.)

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