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5 Richest Counties in US Have Something in Common

They're all around Washington, DC
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 10, 2018 4:04 PM CST

(Newser) – New numbers from the US census show that the median household income for counties around the nation is $57,652, reports US News & World Report. Some counties, however, do far better than others. Witness the top five, which share a common trait: They're all around the DC area:

  1. Loudoun County, Virginia, median household income of $129,588
  2. Fairfax County, Virginia, $117,515
  3. Howard County, Maryland, $115, 576
  4. Falls Church City, Virginia, $114,795
  5. Arlington County, Virginia, $112,138
Click for the full top 10. (Read more US Census stories.)

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