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America's Richest Counties

AMERICA'S RICHEST COUNTIES Painting a clear picture of success can be incredibly inspirational. Studying the habits and lifestyles of successful people can be enlightening and provide perspective on what success truly looks like in dollars and cents. So where do the wealthiestgroups of people live? Forbes has the answer. FORBES' RICHEST COUNTIES IN AMERICA Forbes calculates its list of wealthiest counties using the Median Household Income (MHI). This is Forbes' 2014 list of the richest counties in America: MHI: $121,250 1. Falls Church City, V.A. With a population of about 12,000, about half of Falls Church 50% City's homeowners reside in houses valued at more than $500,000 TOTAL POPULATION = 1000 People MHI: $118,934 2. Loudoun County, V.A. MHI: $108,234 Howard County, M.D. 4. SIX OF THE 10 WEALTHIEST COUNTIES IN THE U.S. MHI: $99,255 MHI: ARE IN THE D.C. Arlington County, V.A. 7. 5. Fairfax County, V.A. METRO AREA ID.C. 9. Stafford County, V.A. MHI: $95,927 MHI: $103,301 6. Hunterdon County, N.J. 8. Douglas County, Colo. SOME WALL STREET MONEY DOES FUEL THE NEW JERSEY COUNTIES 3 Los Alamos County, N.M. MHI $112,115 THAT MAKE THE LIST. Washington isn't the only 10. Somerset County, N.J. area that benefits from MHI: $95,574 government spending. Coming in at No. 3, Los WHY LIVE IN D.C AREA? Alamos County is the home of the Los Alamos National Laboratory. It looks like the suburbs of the DC area are a great place to go for the good life. Here's why: $2.2 BILLION Lucrative jobs are available in Government research facility Tech contracting Other professional services 9000 Employees Local school systems Major federal agencies like the department of defense Supports a local ecosystem of RESTAURANTS AND STORES FIM TIMOTHYSYKES.COM SOURCES: http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomvanriper/2014/04/01/americas-richest-counties-2014/ http://wtop.com/news/2014//04/americas-wealthiest-counties-six-of-top-10-richest-counties-in-d c-area/

America's Richest Counties

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Timothy Skyes

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