The Washington, D.C. Metro area took 16 of the top 50 counties across the U.S. for the Highest Share of the Wealthy & Young. What does “Wealthy and Young” mean? Anyone in the age group of 25-34 making at least $100,000.
The Top Spot went to Loudoun County, who has 10% of its population represented by this demographic. Loudoun County includes the towns of Hamilton, Hillsboro, Leesburg, Lovettsville, Middleburg, Purcellville, and Round Hill. It also includes the cities of Ashburn, Dulles, Aldie, Sterling, South Riding, and many other neighboring areas.
Taking 2nd place was Arlington County. This comes as no surprise following CNN’s rankings of the “Top Cities for the Rich and Single,” naming Arlington #1. Over 40% of Arlington is single, and the median household income is $108,000.
Taking the #7 spot was Alexandria City. Alexandria City consists of areas like Old Town, Del Ray, Cameron Station, Potomac Green, and many, many more.