25 top-earning towns

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

Hillsborough, Calif.
Crossroads Park
1. Hillsborough, Calif.
Population: 10,500
Median household income: $263,456
Median home price: $2,606,764
Amount spent on vacations/yr: $11,023

The expression "if you have to ask how much, you probably can't afford it" aptly sums up the town of Hillsborough. And the leaders here plan to keep it that way. Homes in this northern California enclave can be no smaller than 2,500 feet and no lot is less than half an acre. Moreover, you can't have an apartment here no matter what you can afford - town regulations forbid them, along with condos and townhouses. Bing Crosby hung his fedora here, and Hearst heiress Patty, in her pre-SLA kidnapping days, grew up in Hillsborough.

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