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RANKED: These Are The 50 Richest Towns To Live In The United States, 2020

With an average household income of more than $525,000, Atherton, California is the richest town in the United States, that’s according to a Bloomberg report. It became the first and only neighborhood in America to top the half-million-dollar mark.

Atherton is a small neighborhood of about 7,000 people and it is located in the heart of Silicon Valley. You’ll need that substantial a salary to afford to buy your way into Atherton, the cheapest current listing is a 2,270-square-foot home for $1.7 million. There’s also a home for sale 6.8 times that size (15,300-square-foot)— and more than 19 times that price, listed at $32 million.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s estate in Atherton, CA, recently sold for a hefty $35.25 million. Atherton, the upscale community south of San Francisco, has been home to the former chairman of Google Eric Schmidt and brokerage boss Charles Schwab.

Atherton is joined by Scarsdale, New York (No. 2); Hillsborough, California (No. 3); and Cherry Hills Village, Colorado (No. 4); and Los Altos Hills, California (No. 5). All four have average incomes upwards of $400,000.

The 50 Richest Towns To Live In The United States, 2020

RankNeighborhoodState Average Household Income (US$)
1AthertonCalifornia$525,324
2ScarsdaleNew York$452,041
3HillsboroughCalifornia$430,681
4Cherry Hills VillageColorado$40,6314
5Los Altos HillsCalifornia$405,073
6Short HillsNew Jersey$388,760
7Highland ParkTexas$365,025
8GlencoeIllinois$358,543
9WinnetkaIllinois$353,700
10DarienConnecticut$352,839
11West University PlaceTexas$352,418
12RumsonNew Jersey$337,696
13BronxvilleNewYork$330,412
14Paradise ValleyArizona$328,353
15LarchmontNew York$324,835
16Old GreenwichConnecticut$321,377
17The Village of Indian HillOhio$318,319
18Palm BeachFlorida$314,090
19University ParkTexas$313,255
20Great FallsVirginia$311,915
21KentfieldCalifornia$311,015
22RiversideConnecticut$309,401
23WestportConnecticut$309,144
24Los AltosCalifornia$302,068
25TravilahMaryland$300,607 
26GreenvilleNew York$297,128
27RyeNewYork$297,011
28PiedmontCalifornia$295,742
29OrindaCalifornia$293,898
30McLeanVirginia$293,323
31AlamoCalifornia$288,541
32LadueMissouri$286,291
33SouthlakeTexas$282,834
34HinsdaleIllinois$281,855
35BellaireTexas$278,350
36WellesleyMassachusetts$277,508
37MalibuCalifornia$275,675
38East HillsNew York$273,306
39BlackhawkCalifornia$272,940
40Upper Saddle RiverNew Jersey$272,940
41Glen RidgeNew Jersey$271,826 
42TiburonCalifornia$270,969
43Pepper PikeOhio$267,268
44MontecitoCalifornia$265,940
45Upper MontclairNew Jersey$265,482
46Lake ForestIllinois$265,477
47Wolf TrapVirginia$265,175
48New AlbanyOhio$264,639
49Long GroveIllinois$263,939
50DarnestownMaryland$262,988

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Sophie Ireland

Sophie Ireland

Contributors Editor
Sophie Ireland is the Contributors Editor at for CEOWORLD magazine, where she covers hiring trends, money, the future of work, and lists and rankings, and all things related to professional success for readers. She has ten years of experience in research, spanning market research, data analytics, macroeconomics, and financial services. She can be reached on email sophie-ireland@ceoworld.biz. You can follow her on Twitter at @ceoworld.