To live in Cherry Hills Village you’ll need at least $1.5 million to buy your house — and most of the high-end ones go for between $5 and $7 million. The 6,000-person enclave of Cherry Hills, 10 miles south of Denver, has an average annual income of nearly $400,000, according to Bloomberg, and has a phone book that reads like Rolodex of who’s who of Denver celebrities.
The city is also one of two high-income areas within commuting distance of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area, where residents have access to higher numbers of higher-paying jobs. 24/7 WALL ST.: The rest of the Top 10 richest towns in America. 24/7 Wall St. is a USA TODAY content partner offering financial news and commentary.
Where do the richest Americans live? Short answer: the Northeast. Six out of 10 of the nation’s wealthiest zip codes come from Connecticut, Maryland, New York and New Jersey, while three more lie just to the south, in Virginia. Only one zip code west of the Mississippi—76092 in Southlake, Texas—cracks the top 10.
The richest communities in the country are all quiet suburbs located within commuting distance of a major city, which also offer the most high-paying job opportunities. Four of the 10 wealthiest towns are within commuting distance of New York City, two are close to Dallas, and two are outside of San Francisco.
Load More Cities. There You Have It – The Wealthiest Places In Illinois For 2018. Like we said earlier, when we set out to identify the richest places in Illinois, we weren’t sure what we’d encounter, but it ended up being some of the best places to live in Illinois.