10 Wealthiest US Counties

Enjoy the spoils, Virginia
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 2, 2016 11:47 AM CDT
10 Wealthiest US Counties
Living the high life in Loudoun.   (Shutterstock)

It pays to reside in the DC area if you're a) into the political scene or b) looking for bragging rights to living in one of the wealthiest counties in the nation. The Code Black Group checked out median household incomes across the country and found Virginia and Maryland claimed five of the top 10 richest regions. Old Dominion's Loudoun County took the top spot. Here, the others that round out the list, with accompanying median household income:

  1. Loudoun County, Va.; $122,238
  2. Falls Church City, Va. (independent city); $120,000
  3. Fairfax County, Va.; $110,292
  4. Howard County, Md.; $109,865
  5. Los Alamos County, NM; $106,686
  6. Hunterdon County, NJ; $106,143
  7. Arlington County, Va.; $103,208
  8. Douglas County, Colo.; $101,591
  9. Somerset County, NJ; $99,020
  10. Morris County, NJ; $98,633
See the entire list here or the 10 richest US cities and the salaries needed to live there. (More lists stories.)

Get the news faster.
Tap to install our app.
Install the Newser News app
in two easy steps:
1. Tap in your navigation bar.
2. Tap to Add to Home Screen.