SHORT HILLS, NJ – In a recent ranking of America’s wealthiest zip codes, by New York City based media company Guest of a Guest, Short Hills tops the list. The published ranking is based on data contributed by Business Insider and Find the Best.
GofaG states that nearly seven in 10 households in Short Hills earn more than $150,000 per year. Time magazine published their rankings of the wealthiest zip codes in America in May of 2014, supporting GofaG’s findings that 69.4 percent of households in Short Hills earn more than $150,000. Short Hills ranked No. 1 on the Time magazine list.
Guest of a Guest's top 10 list:
1. Short Hills, NJ: NYC commuters and its share of Real Housewives
2. Fairfax Station, VA: Home to influential DC political types
3. Weston, CT: Highest median income in Fairfield County
4. Great Falls, VA: Short commute to DC
5. Chappaqua, NY: Bill and Hillary’s affluent Westchester home
6. Potomac, MD: Boasting wealthy, educated and influential residents
7. Clarksville, MD: Home values are sky-high
8. Darien, CT: A surprising amount of movies are filmed in Darien
9. Southlake, TX: North of Dallas and Ft. Worth
10. McLean, VA: Dick Cheney calls this home
In 2015, Forbes magazine published a ranking placing Short Hills (07078) No. 105 of the most expensive zip codes. Their ranking was based on the median price of homes rather than household incomes. According to Forbes, the median price for a home in Short Hills is $2,117,485. Atherton, Calif. (94027) topped the Forbes list, with a median home price of $10,564,038.