This Is the Richest Town in Your State, According to Data

When you think of parts of the country with the most top 10-percenters, you probably picture bustling metropolises like New York, Chicago, or Los Angeles; but not only are these not the wealthiest towns in the country, they’re not even the wealthiest in their respective states, according to a 2021 report from GOBankingRates. The financial website crunched the numbers in all 50 states to discover which town in each is the richest. To do so, they looked at all the towns or cities in each state with over 1,000 households. From there, they looked at median household income to determine which one was the wealthiest. Interestingly, their results showed that residents who live in towns, not cities, are actually the ones who bring home the most bucks. Wondering which town is the richest in your state is? Read on to find out!

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1

Alabama

Blue Heron lake in Mobile, Alabama, which is near Highland LakesBlue Heron lake in Mobile, Alabama, which is near Highland Lakes
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Richest town: Highland Lakes

Median household income: $152,774

2

Alaska

cityscape photo of Alaska at sunsetcityscape photo of Alaska at sunset
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Richest town: Fishhook

Median household income: $106,310

3

Arizona

aeriel view of a golf course and resort in Paradise Valley, Arizonaaeriel view of a golf course and resort in Paradise Valley, Arizona
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Richest town: Paradise Valley

Median household income: $211,393

4

Arkansas

a photo of a red house and War Eagle bridge, which is nearby Cave Springs, Arkansasa photo of a red house and War Eagle bridge, which is nearby Cave Springs, Arkansas
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Richest town: Cave Springs

Median household income: $134,740

5

California

view of houses ins Los Altos hills, Californiaview of houses ins Los Altos hills, California
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Richest town: Atherton, Hillsborough, Los Altos Hills (pictured), Monte Sereno, Woodside

Median household income: $250,000-plus

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6

Colorado

a lake, trees, and houses in Cherry Hills Village, Coloradoa lake, trees, and houses in Cherry Hills Village, Colorado
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Richest town: Cherry Hills Village

Median household income: $250,000-plus

7

Connecticut

a church in Darien, Connecticuta church in Darien, Connecticut
Kirkikis / iStock

Richest town: Darien

Median household income: $232,523

8

Delaware

a suburb in New Castle County, an area near Delawarea suburb in New Castle County, an area near Delaware
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Richest town: North Star

Median household income: $137,917

9

Florida

photo of Miami Beach, an city near Pinecrest, Floridaphoto of Miami Beach, an city near Pinecrest, Florida
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Richest town: Pinecrest

Median household income: $156,875

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10

Georgia

a court house in Decatur, Georgia, which is the town near Druid Hills, Georgiaa court house in Decatur, Georgia, which is the town near Druid Hills, Georgia
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Richest town: Druid Hills

Median household income: $129,740

11

Hawaii

East Honolulu, Hawaii at sunsetEast Honolulu, Hawaii at sunset
Dhoxax / iStock

Richest town: East Honolulu

Median household income: $133,165

12

Idaho

landscape photo of the Idaho Falls, in Idaholandscape photo of the Idaho Falls, in Idaho
B Brown / Shutterstock

Richest town: Eagle

Median household income: $92,807

13

Illinois

a colonial house in Winnetka, Illinoisa colonial house in Winnetka, Illinois
Sharon Wildie / Shutterstock

Richest town: Winnetka

Median household income: $250,000-plus

14

Indiana

small waterfall in Zionsville, Indianasmall waterfall in Zionsville, Indiana
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Richest town: Zionsville

Median household income: $137,377

15

Iowa

cityscape photo of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, near the suburb of Robinscityscape photo of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, near the suburb of Robins
DenisTangneyJr / iStock

Richest town: Robins

Median household income: $131,078

16

Kansas

ducks on a lake in Kansasducks on a lake in Kansas
Benjamin James White / Shutterstock

Richest town: Mission Hills

Median household income: $250,000-plus

17

Kentucky

a road and trees in Louisville, near Indiana Hills, Kentuckya road and trees in Louisville, near Indiana Hills, Kentucky
Jonny Trego / Shutterstock

Richest town: Indian Hills

Median household income: $190,313

18

Louisiana

a home in Louisiana in Baton Rouge, a city near Prairieville, Louisianaa home in Louisiana in Baton Rouge, a city near Prairieville, Louisiana
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Richest town: Prairieville

Median household income: $99,953

19

Maine

photo of Bustin's Island, which is a part of Freeport in Cumberland County, Mainephoto of Bustin's Island, which is a part of Freeport in Cumberland County, Maine
DejaVuDesigns / Shutterstock

Richest town: Cumberland Center

Median household income: $99,500

20

Maryland

Aerial view of Travilah neighborhood in Montgomery County, MarylandAerial view of Travilah neighborhood in Montgomery County, Maryland
Matthew Van Dyke / iStock

Richest town: Travilah

Median household income: $241,369

21

Massachusetts

Wellesley College in Wellesley, MassachusettsWellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts
Wangkun Jia / Shutterstock

Richest town: Wellesley

Median household income: $197,132

22

Michigan

a garden and home in Bloomfield Hills, Michigana garden and home in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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Richest town: Bloomfield Hills

Median household income: $178,894

23

Minnesota

a lake in northern Minnesotaa lake in northern Minnesota
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Richest town: North Oaks

Median household income: $178,816

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24

Mississippi

Fountain in front of a mall in Madison, MississippiFountain in front of a mall in Madison, Mississippi
Justin Eaves / Shutterstock

Richest town: Madison

Median household income: $114,521

25

Missouri

a row of suburban houses in Missouria row of suburban houses in Missouri
Jon Rehg / Shutterstock

Richest town: Frontenac

Median household income: $217,768

26

Montana

Thomas Francis Meagher Statue at the Montana State Capital Building in Helena, MontanaThomas Francis Meagher Statue at the Montana State Capital Building in Helena, Montana
Paul Brady Photography / Shutterstock

Richest town: Helena Valley Northeast

Median household income: $96,146

27

Nebraska

landscape photo of a shop in Grenta, Nebraskalandscape photo of a shop in Grenta, Nebraska
Carol Ann Mossa / Shutterstock

Richest town: Gretna

Median household income: $83,103

28

Nevada

Wild Horse Reservoir in Elko County, NevadaWild Horse Reservoir in Elko County, Nevada
AJ9 / Shutterstock

Richest town: Spring Creek

Median household income: $99,854

29

New Hampshire

Red trees and a church in Hanover, New HampshireRed trees and a church in Hanover, New Hampshire
Dan Lewis / Shutterstock

Richest town: Hanover

Median household income: $109,514

30

New Jersey

A Mall in short hills, a part of Millburn, New JerseyA Mall in short hills, a part of Millburn, New Jersey
Ritu Manoj Jethani / Shutterstock

Richest town: Short Hills

Median household income: $250,000+

31

New Mexico

Rio Grande river and mountains in White Rock, New MexicoRio Grande river and mountains in White Rock, New Mexico
benedek / iStock

Richest town: White Rock

Median household income: $135,964

32

New York

Scarsdale Falls in Scarsdale, New YorkScarsdale Falls in Scarsdale, New York
Michael A. Dones / Shutterstock

Richest town: Lloyd Harbor and Scarsdale (pictured)

Median household income: $250,000-plus

33

North Carolina

suburb in Charlotte, North Carolinasuburb in Charlotte, North Carolina
Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock

Richest town: Marvin

Median household income: $206,469

34

North Dakota

Rural Mercer County area, which is near Beulah, North DakotaRural Mercer County area, which is near Beulah, North Dakota
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Richest town: Beulah

Median household income: $99,125

35

Ohio

landscape photo of Hamilton County, which Indian Hill, Ohio is a part oflandscape photo of Hamilton County, which Indian Hill, Ohio is a part of
Leonardo Rossetti / Shutterstock

Richest town: Village of Indian Hill

Median household income: $207,174

36

Oklahoma

A mansion in Oklahoma City, which is Nichola Hills, Oklahoma nearA mansion in Oklahoma City, which is Nichola Hills, Oklahoma near
Gau Meo / Shutterstock

Richest town: Nichols Hills

Median household income: $186,912

37

Oregon

a surburban town in Portland, Oregon, a city near Cedar Milla surburban town in Portland, Oregon, a city near Cedar Mill
J A Uppendahl / Shutterstock

Richest town: Cedar Mill

Median household income: $145,057

38

Pennsylvania

suburb in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvaniasuburb in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Richest town: Fox Chapel

Median household income: $205,987

39

Rhode Island

a river in Cumberland, which is near Cumberland Hill, Rhode Islanda river in Cumberland, which is near Cumberland Hill, Rhode Island
danlogan / iStock

Richest town: Cumberland Hill

Median household income: $89,456

40

South Carolina

Tega City Hall in Tega Cay, South CarolinaTega City Hall in Tega Cay, South Carolina
SSE Photography / Shutterstock

Richest town: Tega Cay

Median household income: $130,918

41

South Dakota

aeriel view of houses in South Dakotaaeriel view of houses in South Dakota
Hank Shiffman / Shutterstock

Richest town: Dakota Dunes

Median household income: $118,966

42

Tennessee

a photo of houses in Nashville, a city near Forest Hills, Tennesseea photo of houses in Nashville, a city near Forest Hills, Tennessee
Zach at Aerial Imagery / Shutterstock

Richest town: Forest Hills

Median household income: $203,056

43

Texas

Harris County court house in TexasHarris County court house in Texas
Sean Hannon acritelyphoto / Shutterstock

Richest town: Hunters Creek Village, Piney Point Village (pictured), West University Place

Median household income: $250,000-plus

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44

Utah

city skyline of Park City, near Silver Summit, Utahcity skyline of Park City, near Silver Summit, Utah
Sean Pavone / Shutterstock

Richest town: Silver Summit

Median household income: $147,404

45

Vermont

A brick building in Essex Junction, VermontA brick building in Essex Junction, Vermont
Jon Bilous / Shutterstock

Richest town: Essex Junction

Median household income: $80,019

46

Virginia

Historic red brick house in Great Falls, VirginiaHistoric red brick house in Great Falls, Virginia
Joe Benning / Shutterstock

Richest town: Great Falls

Median household income: $238,125

47

Washington

a waterfall and house in King County, Washingtona waterfall and house in King County, Washington
Stephen Moehle / Shutterstock

Richest town: Clyde Hill

Median household income: $238,958

48

West Virginia

landscape photo of Cheat Leak, West Virginialandscape photo of Cheat Leak, West Virginia
Tara Ballard / Shutterstock

Richest town: Cheat Lake

Median household income: $89,310

49

Wisconsin

a wooden bridge goes over a river near Merton, Wisconsina wooden bridge goes over a river near Merton, Wisconsin
Tony Savino / Shutterstock

Richest town: Merton

Median household income: $154,464

50

Wyoming

a mountain, trail, and flowers in Laramie County, which Ranchettes, Wyoming is a part ofa mountain, trail, and flowers in Laramie County, which Ranchettes, Wyoming is a part of
Kyle Spradley Photography / Shutterstock

Richest town: Ranchettes

Median household income: $99,403

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