A new report from Forbes places Arlington County among America’s 10 richest counties in the United States.
The list is based on the U. S. Census Bureau’s Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates from 2011, the most recent year for which information is available.
- Report: Arlington Real Estate Market the Most Expensive in Virginia
- What They Earn: Arlington County Salary Database
The wealthiest county in the United States is Virginia's own Loudoun County, with a median income of close to $120,000. Falls Church, Fairfax County and Prince William County are also on the list.
The following is the latest data from Forbes, published online this month:Rank County Median Household Income 1 Loudon County, VA
$119,5252 Falls Church City, VA
$117,4813 Los Alamos County, NM
$110,2044 Fairfax County, VA $105,409 5 Hunterdon County, NJ
$99,2166 Howard County, MD
$99,0407 Arlington County, VA $98,060 8 Douglas County, CO $95,973 9 Somerset County, NJ
$95,915 10 Prince William County, VA $93,101