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Incomes across America have raised across the board, but that's not to say every State has become more affluent. On the contrary, for as many counties that have begun to prosper, equally as many have taken a downturn. Despite this fact, the rates of US poverty have plummeted in recent years and, in certain parts of the US, more people have been buying their homes. 21 American counties have median incomes of more than $100k and, of them, a rising number of households are seeing more than $200k. One could argue it might be worth moving to one of the wealthiest counties in the US.

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1. Loudoun County, VA

Home to the headquarters of tech giants such as Verizon, Telos, and Paxfire, Loudoun County is the wealthiest county in the country. Ever since the 1962 construction of the Washington Dulles International Airport, the county has experienced one of the biggest tech booms in the country. This boom has awarded its 389,080 residents a median income of $135,842 with almost a quarter of them earning more than $200,000 annually. 78.1% of these residents also own their own homes with median house prices solidly at around $504,400. If you're thinking of relocating to Virginia, it certainly sounds like Loudoun County is the place to do it.

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