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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.
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 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
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 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
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

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