Top Affluent Metro Areas, 2007-2011 [TABLE]

Table - Top Affluent Metro Areas

The Census Bureau has released an American Community Survey brief [PDF] relating to the geographic spread of high-income households (those in the top 5% of income nationwide, or an annual household income of at least $191,469) during the 5-year period from 2007-2011. The study breaks down the top 25 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) with the highest concentration of such households, revealing that a large proportion of these MSAs are on the coasts, in particular within the New England, Middle Atlantic, and Pacific divisions. Read the rest at MarketingCharts.