UNDATED - Forbes is out with its list of the 10 wealthiest communities in the country, and the City of Falls Church is ground zero with a median household income of $113,313.
Right behind Falls Church is Loudoun County, followed by Fairfax County. Median income in Loudoun comes in at $112,021, while Fairfax County boasts a median income of $104,259.
Howard County, Md. makes the richest counties list at No. 5 and Fairfax City, Va. is No. 10.
Here are Top 10
- Falls Church, Va.
- Loudoun County, Va.
- Fairfax County, Va.
- Hunterdon County, N.J.
- Howard County, Md. (median household income: $101,003)
- Los Alamos County, N.M.
- Douglas County, Colo.
- Morris County, N.J.
- Somerset County, N.J.
- Fairfax City County, Va. (median household income: $96,232)
Part of the region's prosperity can be attributed to government jobs and defense contracting.
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