Best Places to Live and Make Money

Money Magazine is out with the annual list of 100 Best Places to Live. We also think it’s worth noting the Top Earning Towns if you are interested in working:

Rank City 2009 median family income
1 Bethesda, MD $172,541
2 Greenwich, CT $164,807
3 Palo Alto, CA $153,615
4 Newport Beach, CA $144,917
5 Lower Merion, PA $144,686
6 Newton, MA $138,070
7 Fairfield, CT $127,920
8 Greenburgh, NY $127,376
9 Burke, VA $127,036
10 Naperville, IL $125,702
11 The Woodlands, TX $124,939
12 North Hempstead, NY $124,069
13 Brookline, MA $124,035
14 Flower Mound, TX $123,504
15 Highlands Ranch, CO $122,448
16 Reston, VA $122,212
17 Carmel, IN $120,988
18 Wayne, NJ $120,295
19 Weston, FL $119,689
20 Eden Prairie, MN $119,012
21 Ellicott City, MD $116,820
22 Plymouth, MN $116,273
23 Sandy Springs, GA $115,171
24 Roswell, GA $113,750
25 Wheaton, IL $113,517
(From the August 2010 issue; Source: Census data, Onboard Informatics projection/aggregation; Only two places per state could qualify.)

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