Special Report

America's Richest Cities

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50. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
> Median household income: $75,379
> Median income change 2018 to 2019: +$3,551 (+4.9%)
> Median home value: $253,800
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 39.2% (highest 25% of US metros)
> 2019 unemployment: 3.8%

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49. Madison, WI
> Median household income: $75,545
> Median income change 2018 to 2019: +$4,068 (+5.7%)
> Median home value: $276,600 (highest 25% of US metros)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 48.6% (highest 10% of US metros)
> 2019 unemployment: 2.5% (lowest 10% of US metros)

48. Norwich-New London, CT
> Median household income: $75,633
> Median income change 2018 to 2019: +$6,680 (+9.7%)
> Median home value: $255,400
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 33.3%
> 2019 unemployment: 3.6%

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47. Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA
> Median household income: $75,653
> Median income change 2018 to 2019: -$3,109 (-3.9%)
> Median home value: $593,800 (highest 10% of US metros)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 34.5%
> 2019 unemployment: 3.7%

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46. Charlottesville, VA
> Median household income: $75,907
> Median income change 2018 to 2019: +$3,753 (+5.2%)
> Median home value: $317,700 (highest 25% of US metros)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 49.2% (highest 10% of US metros)
> 2019 unemployment: 2.5% (lowest 10% of US metros)