Arlington, VA ranks 6th when determining the wealthiest county in the nation, by income – according to new U.S. Census data.

The Washington, DC metro area dominates the list with 8 local counties ranking in the top 20! The top three richest counties in the country, according to the data, are also in the D.C. area: Falls Church, Loudoun County and Fairfax County.

In 2013, Arlington ranked No. 7 on the Census Bureau’s median income list, at $99,255 compared to $107,143 this year.

The top twenty localities on the list, by median income, are:

1.Falls Church, VA ($125,635)
2. Loudoun County, VA ($122,641)
3. Fairfax County, VA ($110,507)
4. Los Alamos County, NM ($108,477)
5. Douglas County, CO ($107,250)
6. Arlington County, VA ($107,143)
7. Howard County, MD ($106,871)
8. Hunterdon County, NJ ($103,876)
9. San Mateo County, CA ($100,806)
10. Morris County, NJ ($100,511)
11. Somerset County, NJ ($100,194)
12. Nassau County, NY ($98,312)
13. Williamson County, TN ($97,936)
14. Delaware County, OH ($97,802)
15. Montgomery County, MD ($97,279)
16. Santa Clara County, CA ($97,219)
17. Marin County, CA ($94,549)
18. Putnam County, NY ($94,334)
19. Fairfax city, VA ($94,067)
20. Stafford County, VA ($92,647)

 

 

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