Los Alamos County named sixth richest in U.S.


LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (KRQE) – According to Forbes, Los Alamos County is the sixth richest in the United States. 

The smallest county in New Mexico is also the wealthiest, with the median income at $107,000.

The cost of an average home in Los Alamos is $535,000 and Forbes predicts this will go up.

The county is no stranger to this list, making it several times in the past. Forbes credits Los Alamos National Lab as a major factor.

As for the richest county in the nation, that title goes to Loudoun County in Virginia.

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