Another California town with an impressive average household income of over $270,000 is Orinda. This mansion-covered town is also known for having very friendly residents, according to Forbes’ list of “Friendliest Towns in the U.S.’
Orinda also has numerous hiking trails and stunning parks, making it a paradise for nature enthusiasts. However, you might want to get friendly with nature, and sleep on it, since a house here can cost up to $5.8 million!
A haven for some of San Francisco's wealthiest inhabitants, the town of Piedmont is entirely surrounded by the very special and gorgeous city of Oakland.
Piedmont is also famous for being home to some notorious California athletes, such as NFL's Bill Romanowski and Bubba Paris, and MLB's David McCarty. Pixar's director, Peter Docter, and Green Day band vocalist Billie Joe Armstrong are some other A-list names in this A-list town.
Potomac is one of the most affluent towns in Maryland, and one of the wealthiest in the entire country. With an average household income of $250,000, it's no surprise. The median home value in Potomac is $890,000, and if you're looking for a big family house with over three bedrooms, you're looking at a $2 million minimum.
There's a reason for these prices, though. Potomac has a beautiful downtown area filled with shops and businesses, it is surrounded by trees and nature trails, and has great public schools. Besides, you may run into some famous neighbors, such as Jeff Halpern, Eddie Jordan, Ted Koppel, Sylvester Stallone, Mike Tyson, Darren Star, Lynda Carter, Sugar Ray Leonard, and countless more. Fun fact: Potomac is where former U.S. president Franklin Delano Roosevelt spent his summers!
Indian River Shores, Florida
With a population of 4,350, Indian River Shores is one of the smallest cities in Florida, but it's still one of the most expensive. It is located on Orchid Island, in Indian River County, and the mere fact that it is a city by the sea just adds a staggering value to each estate.
With a median home value of $700,000, some small houses or apartments might be more affordable than in other wealthy U.S. towns.
East Hills, New York
A village in New York's Nassau County, East Hills is a lush, green, beautifully developed town on the North Shore of Long Island. The median home value is over $1 million, which is not surprising considering how perfect they look.
Almost every house has a gorgeous backyard and/or front garden area, which makes this town perfect for raising a big family. As long as you're wealthy, of course.