Nestled between opulent California towns and New England hideaways, Northern Virginia claims three of Bloomberg Businessweek's top 50 richest zip codes.
Palm Beach, Fla. ranked No. 1 with an average household income of $370,136 and an average household net worth of $1,486,123.
Here's where we stand:
- 48. Fairfax Station: Average household income - $227K; Average home net worth - $1.3M
- 25. McLean: Average household income - $242.8K; Average home net worth - $1.4M
- 12. Great Falls: Average household income - $261.6K; Average home net worth - $1.46M
Click here to see what methodology Bloomberg used in its rankings.
And what about Fairfax City? According to Census data from 2005-2009, Fairfax City's average household income is $96,232. Our average home net worth is $493,800. Both place us far above the state average but a long shot from making the top 50 list.