Special Report

America's Richest Cities

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5. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
> Median household income: $94,430
> Median income change 2018 to 2019: +$4,211 (+4.7%)
> Median home value: $482,700 (highest 10% of US metros)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 49.3% (highest 10% of US metros)
> 2019 unemployment: 2.6% (lowest 10% of US metros)

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4. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT
> Median household income: $97,053
> Median income change 2018 to 2019: +$4,105 (+4.4%)
> Median home value: $444,500 (highest 10% of US metros)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 49.1% (highest 10% of US metros)
> 2019 unemployment: 3.7%

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3. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
> Median household income: $105,659
> Median income change 2018 to 2019: +$1,407 (+1.3%)
> Median home value: $446,300 (highest 10% of US metros)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 51.4% (highest 10% of US metros)
> 2019 unemployment: 3.1%

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2. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA
> Median household income: $114,696
> Median income change 2018 to 2019: +$4,913 (+4.5%)
> Median home value: $940,900 (highest 10% of US metros)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 51.4% (highest 10% of US metros)
> 2019 unemployment: 2.6% (lowest 10% of US metros)

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1. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
> Median household income: $130,865
> Median income change 2018 to 2019: +$3,852 (+3.0%)
> Median home value: $1,116,400 (highest 10% of US metros)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 52.7% (highest 10% of US metros)
> 2019 unemployment: 2.6% (lowest 10% of US metros)

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