Forbes magazine, once again, has ranked Los Alamos near the top of a list of the wealthiest U.S. places. The magazine reports Los Alamos County as the fourth richest county in the states.
According to the magazine, Los Alamos County is the “richest county" in the Western U.S., and is just one of two western states in the top 10.
Los Alamos County has a median household income of $103,653 and nearly 63 percent of the residents hold a bachelor’s degree or higher. LA’s population is a little more than 18,000 residents.
Most of the richest counties can be found in the Washington, D.C. suburbs.