24/7 Wall St. Ranks the Richest (and Poorest) County in Every State
What do Stanford, Google, and Levi Stadium have in common? They’re all located in California’s “richest” county, Santa Clara, according to 24/7 Wall St.
The financial news site analyzed median income data for its latest rankings. Santa Clara was California’s wealthiest with a median household income of $106,761 compared to the state’s median of $67,169. It has a poverty rate of 8.6% with unemployment at just 2.5%.
Our poorest county is Lake, which has a median income of $40,446 — almost $27,000 below the state median annual household income — and a poverty rate of 22.8%.
Click here to review the richest and poorest counties in each state.