N.J. has 3 of America’s 10 richest counties

    For anyone who’s ever called New Jersey the armpit of America, Forbes is pretty much telling you to take a hike.

    The magazine used median annual household income estimates from 2006 to 2010 to compile its list of America’s 10 Richest Counties. The armpit state has three.
    Only Virginia has more representation on the list, most likely for its proximity to the D.C. area. Hunterdon, Somerset and Morris counties are the sixth-, eighth- and 10th-most wealthiest counties, respectively, with median household incomes of $100,980, $97,440 and $96,74.

    For the sake of comparison, No. 1 Loudoun County, Va., has a median household income of $115,574.

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