25 top-earning towns

Wondering where the wealth is? Residents of these 25 places have the highest median household incomes in the country.

Paradise Valley, Ariz.
Saguaro cactus with Camelback Mountain in the background
12. Paradise Valley, Ariz.
Population: 15,200
Median household income: $171,847
Median home price: $2,075,930
Amount spent on vacations/yr: $10,125

You may have heard of Maricopa County's tough-as-nails sheriff Joe Arpaio, but there's a lot more than pink-jumpsuit-clad chain gangs to this happening Phoenix suburb. The typical home goes for more than $1.7 million, and it's not unusual to find some of the more fashionable dwellings on the market for more than $10 million. A Who's Who of bold-facers past and present live here, including Dan Quayle, Stevie Nicks and Alice Cooper.

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