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8. McLean, VA
McLean, VA
Population: 40,715
Median family income: $180,103
Median home price: $840,000

If you want your neighbors to be rich AND powerful, move to McLean. Vice President Dick Cheney is said to be building a home there for when he leaves the West Wing.

Other residents from both ends of the political spectrum include Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and Democratic senators Ted Kennedy and Patrick Leahy.

And if you live in McLean, be careful who's listening: The CIA is headquartered in the town's Langley area.

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