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Stafford County's median household income among the highest in U.S. counties with at least 65,000 people
Date published: 9/26/2011
Stafford County has the seventh-highest median household income of all U.S. counties with at least 65,000 people, according to U.S. Census Bureau data from the 2010 American Community Survey.
The data, released Thursday, showed Stafford's median household income to be $94,317.
Loudoun County topped the list at $119,540, while Fairfax County was second at $103,010. Arlington County was fifth at $94,986.
Stafford edged out Prince William County, which finished ninth at $92,655.
The only other counties that topped Stafford were Howard County, Md.; Hunterdon County, N.J.; and Douglas County, Colo.
Fauquier County placed 16th on the list with a median household income of $85,614.
Spotsylvania County's median household income was $72,217 in 2010, according to the data.
Fredericksburg and King George and Caroline counties were not included because their populations don't meet the 65,000 minimum.
Among cities, San Ramon, Calif., topped the list with a median household income of $115,347. There were 18 U.S. cities that bested Stafford's median household income, many of them in California.
Maryland had the highest median household income among states at $68,854.
Virginia finished eighth in that category with $60,674.