The country's top earning town is nearby Scarsdale, New York. Weston came in a close second on Money Magazine's list. The population of 10,300 residents had a median family income of $275,000. The median home price in West on is $755,000.
Money Magazine called the town picturesque saying you can see your neighbors if you want, but don't necessarily have to with a zoning regulated minimum lot size of two acres. Residents were quoted as saying Weston is like nearby Westport though you can get more house for the money in Weston.
Weston was credited with having an outstanding small school system that gives students the feel of private education at a public school price.
Ranking 5th on the list of top earning towns: New Canaan. The district's SAT scores were the second-highest in the state last year. The magazine's description of New Canaan was of manicured lawns for substantial homes, a bustling downtown and green space in parks.
The 5 top earning towns in the country are: Scarsdale, New York; Weston, Connecticut; Hillsborough, California; Potomac, Maryland and New Canaan, Connecticut.