Washington area has some of richest neighborhoods in U.S.

Washington area has some of richest neighborhoods in U.S.

Everyone knows the Washington area has some of the highest income counties in the nation. Heres some official confirmation: A study of the 25 top earning neighborhoods includes six entries in the Washington area.

Bradley Manor-Longwood in Bethesda, Md., is #2, with mean household income of $599,440; Potomac Manor in Potomac, Md., is #3, with mean household income of $599,331. The others are in Potomac, McLean, Va., and Chevy Chase Village, Md.

The study is by Stephen Higley, a professor emeritus of urban social geography at the University of Montevallo (Ala.).

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