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Loudoun named America’s wealthiest county

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Posted at 7:48 AM, Apr 30, 2012
and last updated 2012-04-30 07:48:07-04

Loudoun, Va. (CNN)- Forbes magazine ranks Loudoun County, Virginia the wealthiest county in America.

According to the magazine, Loudoun tops the list in median annual household income, with families bringing in about $115,000 a year on average.

Forbes says four out of the top five wealthiest counties in America are in the D-C region!

Here’s the complete list:

1.  Loudoun County, Virginia –  $115,574
2.  Falls Church City*, Virginia – $114,409
3.  Fairfax County, Virginia – $105,416
4.  Los Alamos County, New Mexico – $103,643
5.  Howard County, Maryland – $103,273
6.  Hunterdon County, New Jersey – $100,980
7.  Douglas County, Colorado – $99,198
8.  Fairfax City*, Virginia – $97,900
9.  Somerset County, New Jersey – $97,440
10.  Morris County, New Jersey – $96,747

*Falls Church and Fairfax are independent cities and are not part of a county under Virginia law.