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November 28, 2014

8 Cities With Most High-Income Earners

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8 Cities With Most High-Income Earners

California tech hubs continue to rank at the top among high-income areas of the country, but other states are also seeing wages rise. Forbes.com analyzed cities that have the largest share of their populations with household incomes over $100,000. Here are some of the cities that topped its list:

Living the High Life

  1. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, Calif.
    Household income $100,000+: 45.4%
  2. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va.
    Household income $100,000+: 44.1%
  3. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Conn.
    Household income $100,000+: 41.8%
  4. San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, Calif.
    Household income $100,000+: 38.4%
  5. Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Mass.-N.H.
    Household income $100,000+: 35.3%
  6. Trenton-Ewing, N.J.
    Household income $100,000+: 34.9%
  7. Boulder, Colo.
    Household income $100,000+: 34.4%
  8. Anchorage, Alaska metro area
    Household income $100,000+: 34.2%

Source: “Cities with High Household Incomes … And Low,” Forbes.com (August 2014)