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Top 10 most affluent communities in Colorado

These aren't fat times -- but plenty of places in Colorado are doing very well, according to G. Scott Thomas, who oversees the On Numbers blog for Business Journals publications. He's ranked the affluence of 14,214 U.S. cities, towns and villages with populations of 1,000 or more. As for Colorado's top ten, wealthy enclaves like Aspen and Vail aren't among them, surprisingly enough. Check out the list below.

Top 10 most affluent communities in Colorado

10. Todd Creek

Type: CDP (Census Designated Place)

Percentage of households with incomes of $150,000 or higher: 31.78 percent

Rank (of 14,214 places): 492

Households with interest, dividends or net rental income: 33.98 percent

Top 10 most affluent communities in Colorado

9. Lone Tree

Type: City

Percentage of households with incomes of $150,000 or higher: 33.20 percent

Rank (of 14,214 places): 450

Households with interest, dividends or net rental income: 36.93 percent

Top 10 most affluent communities in Colorado

8. Niwot

Type: CDP (Census Designated Place)

Percentage of households with incomes of $150,000 or higher: 34.19 percent

Rank (of 14,214 places): 424

Households with interest, dividends or net rental income: 57.70 percent

Top 10 most affluent communities in Colorado

7. Greenwood Village

Type: City

Percentage of households with incomes of $150,000 or higher: 39.49 percent

Rank (of 14,214 places): 297

Households with interest, dividends or net rental income: 47.20 percent

Top 10 most affluent communities in Colorado

6. Perry Park

Type: CDP (Census Designated Place)

Percentage of households with incomes of $150,000 or higher: 39.79 percent

Rank (of 14,214 places): 287

Households with interest, dividends or net rental income: 44.60 percent

Top 10 most affluent communities in Colorado

5. Castle Pines North

Type: City

Percentage of households with incomes of $150,000 or higher: 40.59 percent

Rank (of 14,214 places): 270

Households with interest, dividends or net rental income: 47.45 percent

Top 10 most affluent communities in Colorado

4. Columbine Valley

Type: Town

Percentage of households with incomes of $150,000 or higher: 44.69 percent

Rank (of 14,214 places): 200

Households with interest, dividends or net rental income: 68.31 percent

Top 10 most affluent communities in Colorado

3. Genesee

Type: CDP (Census Designated Place)

Percentage of households with incomes of $150,000 or higher: 47.18 percent

Rank (of 14,214 places): 156

Households with interest, dividends or net rental income: 56.38 percent

Top 10 most affluent communities in Colorado

2. Castle Pines

Type: CDP (Census Designated Place)

Percentage of households with incomes of $150,000 or higher: 66.37 percent

Rank (of 14,214 places): 14

Households with interest, dividends or net rental income: 63.54 percent

Top 10 most affluent communities in Colorado

1. Cherry Hills Village

Type: City

Percentage of households with incomes of $150,000 or higher: 69.51 percent

Rank (of 14,214 places): 9

Households with interest, dividends or net rental income: 72.05 percent


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