The Triangles Top 10 Most Prosperous ZIP Codes

Did you know that Raleigh, Chapel Hill, and Cary are considered some of the triangles most affluent ZIP codes? According to a recent article on, Cary took the No.1 and No. 3 spots. American City Business Journals calculated affluence ratings for 22,568 ZIP codes with a population of 1,000 or more across the country based on a proprietary formula. Bizjournals stated that among the top 5 ZIP codes the median household income was in the $90,000 range and about two-thirds of working population who live in these areas have jobs in management, business, science or arts. Click HERE to see the rest of the article and the components of the formula.

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