No. 48 Richest Zip Code: 22039, Fairfax Station, Va.

No. households: 5,890
Pct. change in no. households since 2000: 5.63
Average household income: $227,054
Average household net worth: $1,339,712

A rural area of cul-de-sacs that curl into the woods, Fairfax Station is 22 miles southwest of Washington D.C. Many of the area's homes sit on more than half an acre and swell to more than 5,000 square feet. The predominant cluster in the area is elite couples and singles.

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