The Richest Town in Every State

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State Capital Building of Alabama.
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1. Mountain Brook, Alabama
> Town median household income:
$130,259
> State median household income: $42,830 (4th lowest)
> Town poverty rate: 2.6% (17th lowest)
> Town population: 20,484 (10th highest)

Valdez, Alaska
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2. Valdez, Alaska
> Town median household income:
$99,973
> State median household income: $71,583 (3rd highest)
> Town poverty rate: 9.2% (2nd highest)
> Town population: 4,002 (10th lowest)

Arizona (desert, cactus)
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3. Tanque Verde, Arizona
> Town median household income:
$95,019
> State median household income: $50,068 (21st lowest)
> Town poverty rate: 6.2% (5th highest)
> Town population: 16,411 (20th highest)

Maumelle River
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4. Maumelle, Arkansas
> Town median household income:
$79,182
> State median household income: $41,262 (3rd lowest)
> Town poverty rate: 5.5% (9th highest)
> Town population: 17,565 (17th highest)

Palos Verdes (Rolling Hills), California
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5. Rolling Hills, California
> Town median household income:
$218,583
> State median household income: $61,933 (9th highest)
> Town poverty rate: 2.1% (11th lowest)
> Town population: 1,689 (2nd lowest)