Highest income counties in 2011

The Washington region dominates the latest list of highest income U.S. counties. New 2011 data from the Census Bureau show that Loudon and Fairfax counties held on in the top two spots, while Arlington moved into third place, up from fifth the year before. This list shows the new top 100. Read related article.

2011  
Rank
Prior  
rank
    County State 2011 Income
1 1 Loudoun VA 119,134
2 2 Fairfax VA 105,797
3 5 Arlington VA 100,735
4 4 Hunterdon NJ 99,099
5 3 Howard MD 98,953
6 8 Somerset NJ 96,360
7 9 Prince William VA 95,146
8 16 Fauquier VA 93,762
9 6 Douglas CO 93,573
10 12 Montgomery MD 92,909
11 15 Charles MD 91,733
12 11 Nassau NY 91,414
13 7 Stafford VA 91,348
14 10 Morris NJ 91,332
15 28 Putnam NY 90,735
16 13 Calvert MD 89,393
17 31 Williamson TN 86,962
18 17 Delaware OH 85,365
19 18 Santa Clara CA 84,895
20 37 York VA 84,167
21 27 Anne Arundel MD 84,138
22 25 Carroll MD 84,117
23 26 Suffolk NY 84,106
24 20 Sussex NJ 83,839
25 34 Carver MN 83,348
26 39 Alexandria city VA 82,748
27 46 Fort Bend TX 82,271
28 44 Collin TX 82,237
29 21 Rockland NY 82,217
30 35 Forsyth GA 82,209
31 33 Rockwall TX 82,061
32 32 Norfolk MA 81,889
33 23 San Mateo CA 81,657
33 14 St. Mary's MD 81,657
35 30 Hamilton IN 80,999
36 42 Scott MN 80,864
37 38 Kendall IL 80,655
38 29 Monmouth NJ 79,334
39 41 Bergen NJ 79,272
40 19 Chester PA 79,160
41 47 Tolland CT 78,210
42 64 Harford MD 78,123
43 24 Frederick MD 77,791
44 51 Fairfield CT 77,289
45 79 Middlesex CT 77,193
46 22 Marin CA 77,168
47 40 Westchester NY 77,006
48 48 Middlesex MA 76,978
49 43 Washington MN 76,491
50 58 Spotsylvania VA 76,475
51 49 Montgomery PA 76,220
52 55 Rockingham NH 75,982
53 63 Ventura CA 74,623
54 45 Middlesex NJ 74,522
55 56 Contra Costa CA 74,353
56 53 Lake IL 74,266
57 57 DuPage IL 74,072
58 70 Mercer NJ 73,890
59 59 Ozaukee WI 73,703
60 36 Fayette GA 72,962
61 54 Burlington NJ 72,896
62 60 Anchorage Municipality AK 72,813
63 72 Waukesha WI 72,562
64 71 Orange CA 72,293
65 67 Will IL 71,882
66 74 Gloucester NJ 71,850
67 52 James City VA 71,667
68 83 Chesterfield VA 71,110
69 76 Prince George's MD 70,715
70 69 Bucks PA 70,617
71 73 Richmond NY 70,578
72 86 McHenry IL 70,117
73 81 Dakota MN 69,902
74 66 San Francisco CA 69,894
75 68 Johnson KS 69,856
76 115 Dallas IA 69,831
77 220 Parker TX 69,706
78 89 Denton TX 69,644
79 75 Washington RI 69,528
80 95 Warren OH 69,201
81 121 Frederick VA 69,155
82 50 Newport RI 69,119
83 96 Litchfield CT 69,097
84 112 Davis UT 69,021
85 90 Placer CA 68,959
86 98 King WA 68,775
87 85 Matanuska-Susitna Borough AK 68,672
88 129 Boulder CO 68,637
89 61 Plymouth MA 68,253
90 93 Wright MN 68,242
91 78 Dutchess NY 67,727
92 142 Olmsted MN 67,618
93 92 Alameda CA 67,558
94 62 Hanover VA 67,505
95 106 Livingston MI 67,441
96 108 Williamson TX 67,246
97 145 Washington WI 67,232
98 77 Sherburne MN 67,198
99 88 Hillsborough NH 66,609
100 65 Warren NJ 66,594

SOURCE: American Community Survey GRAPHIC: Ted Mellnik - The Washington Post. Published Sept. 20, 2012.