Forbes: Arlington County Among America's 10 Richest

Arlington County's median income puts it on top 10 list nationwide; fourth in Virginia.

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.

See also: 

  • 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


2 Falls Church City, VA


3 Los Alamos County, NM


4 Fairfax County, VA $105,409 5 Hunterdon County, NJ


6 Howard County, MD


7 Arlington County, VA $98,060 8 Douglas County, CO $95,973 9 Somerset County, NJ
$95,915 10 Prince William County, VA $93,101


Jason Foodgeek May 01, 2013 at 11:34 AM
Typo, under the heading "Media Household Income," you probably mean "Median."
Beth Lawton May 01, 2013 at 05:31 PM


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