Deficit Proof: Wealthiest Surround Washington

Friday, 12 Nov 2010 03:23 PM

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The $1.29 trillion budget deficit may be causing hardship for most Americans, but not for those living around Washington, D.C. Many of them make their money directly from the government or companies with close government ties.

wealthiest, washington, area, deficit, proofHere’s Newsweek's list of the 10 wealthiest counties and their median household income:

Loudoun County, Va. $114,204
Fairfax County, Va. $102,499
Howard County, Md. $101,940
Morris County, N.J. $96,787
Arlington County, Va. $96,218
Montgomery, County, Md. $94,420
Nassau County, N.Y. $92,776
Somerset County, N.J. $89,871
Calvert County, Md. $89,289
Charles County, Md. $89,115


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