America’s 3 Richest Zip Codes as of 2011

No. 1 Richest Zip Code: 33480
Location: Palm Beach, Fla.

No. households: 5,505*
Pct. change in no. households since 2000: 13.76*
Average household income: $370,136
Average household net worth: $1,486,123

The town of Palm Beach—in America’s richest Zip Code, 33480—is a 16-mile barrier island with the Atlantic Ocean on its eastern boundary and Lake Worth on the west. High-end shopping and dining establishments can be found on Worth Avenue, and the island provides polo, golf, tennis, yachting, and deep-sea fishing, according to Sotheby’s International Realty. The predominant group is executives and professionals in their 40s and 50s with no children. The median age, according to 2010 census data, was 67.5.

No. 2 Richest Zip Code: 11568
Location: Old Westbury, N.Y.

No. households: 1,047
Pct. change in no. households since 2000: 8.61
Average household income: $282,981
Average household net worth: $1,547,866

On Long Island’s north shore, about 25 miles from Manhattan, Old Westbury is New York’s most affluent suburb, according to Gadberry Group. It is home to the Meadowbrook Polo Club, the country’s oldest polo field, and Old Westbury Gardens, built in 1906. The predominant group is elite couples and singles.

No. 3 Richest Zip Code: 60043
Location: Kenilworth, Ill.

No. households: 810
Pct. change in no. households since 2000: 1.00
Average household income: $323,588
Average household net worth: $1,558,833

 

 

No. 1 Richest Zip Code: 33480
Location: Palm Beach, Fla.

No. households: 5,505*
Pct. change in no. households since 2000: 13.76*
Average household income: $370,136
Average household net worth: $1,486,123

The town of Palm Beach—in America’s richest Zip Code, 33480—is a 16-mile barrier island with the Atlantic Ocean on its eastern boundary and Lake Worth on the west. High-end shopping and dining establishments can be found on Worth Avenue, and the island provides polo, golf, tennis, yachting, and deep-sea fishing, according to Sotheby’s International Realty. The predominant group is executives and professionals in their 40s and 50s with no children. The median age, according to 2010 census data, was 67.5.

No. 2 Richest Zip Code: 11568
Location: Old Westbury, N.Y.

No. households: 1,047
Pct. change in no. households since 2000: 8.61
Average household income: $282,981
Average household net worth: $1,547,866

On Long Island’s north shore, about 25 miles from Manhattan, Old Westbury is New York’s most affluent suburb, according to Gadberry Group. It is home to the Meadowbrook Polo Club, the country’s oldest polo field, and Old Westbury Gardens, built in 1906. The predominant group is elite couples and singles.

No. 3 Richest Zip Code: 60043
Location: Kenilworth, Ill.

No. households: 810
Pct. change in no. households since 2000: 1.00
Average household income: $323,588
Average household net worth: $1,558,833

The village of Kenilworth, about 17 miles from downtown Chicago and south of 60093, the No. 14 richest Zip Code, is the wealthiest area in the Midwest, according to Gadberry’s analysis. The average household income in this exclusive North Shore suburb is $323,588. Elite couples and singles are the predominant residents.

 

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