U.S. metro areas with the highest concentration of high-income households 2011

This graph shows a ranking of metropolitan areas in the U.S. 2007-2011, by highest concentration of high-income households. In 2011, about 18 percent of households in the metropolitan area Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk were among the top 5 percent earners.

The median household income of the United States can be accessed here.

Ranking of metropolitan areas in the U.S. 2007-2011, by highest concentration of high-income households

Metropolitan areaPercentage of households
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT17.9%
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA15.9%
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV14.1%
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA13%
Trenton-Ewing, NJ11.6%
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA10%
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA9.7%
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH9.7%
Boulder, CO9.4%
Napa, CA9.3%
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA9%
Naples-Marco Island, FL8.8%
Baltimore-Towson, MD8%
Midland, TX7.9%
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA7.9%
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA7.4%
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT7.4%
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA7.3%
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA7.1%
Honolulu, HI7%
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD6.9%
Anchorage, AK6.9%
Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA6.8%
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX6.8%
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI6.8%
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Source

Release date

February 2013

Region

United States

Survey time period

2007-2011

Supplementary notes

Data refers to income received from January 2006 to November 2011. All data are adjusted for inflation to 2011 dollars.

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