Most Expensive Small Town in the U.S
10 Los Alamos
Los Alamos may be the tenth most costly small town on the list, yet it ranks first in terms of revenue. Los Alamos inhabitants had the highest yearly median household income on the list, at $121,324.
Easton is an incorporated town in Talbot County, Maryland, and serves as the county seat. At the 2010 census, the population was 15,945 people, with an expected population of 16,671 people in 2019. 21601 is the major ZIP code, and 21606 is the secondary. Houses in Easton, Maryland cost around the same as homes in Riverside, California. The two areas’ median house prices are $336,800 and $341,300, respectively.
Alaska’s capital, Juneau, is located in the state of Alaska. It is an united municipality and the second-largest city in the United States of America by area, located in the Gastineau Channel and the Alaskan panhandle. Juneau, Alaska’s second largest city, with an average household income of $88,390, a median home worth of $345,900, and a home value-to-income ratio of 3.91.
7 Hood River
Hood River is the county seat of Hood River County, Oregon, in the United States. It is a harbour on the Columbia River named for the Hood River, which lies close by. The city has a population of 7,167 people according to the 2010 census. Hood River, Oregon’s fourth and final town on our list, with a typical family income of $65,679 and a property value of $373,600, about $5,000 higher than the considerably bigger city of Portland.
6 Gardnerville Ranchos
Gardnerville Ranchos is a town in the Nevada county of Douglas. The population was 11,312 at the time of the 2010 census. The Gardnerville Ranchos Micropolitan Statistical Region, which covers other parts of Douglas County, is named for the area. Gardnerville Ranchos’ median property value is approximately six times the town’s median family income ($68,810).
5 Hailey Idaho
Hailey is a city in Blaine County, Idaho, and the county seat. It is located in the Wood River Valley in the state’s central region. At the 2010 census, the population was 7,960, up from 6,200 in 2000. Friedman Memorial Airport, located 12 miles north of Hailey, serves the Sun Valley/Ketchum tourist region. Hailey, Idaho has the second highest house value-to-income ratio of all the places on this list, at 7.52. To put it another way, the town’s median property value ($413,700) is approximately eight times the town’s typical household income ($54,987).
4 Steamboat Springs
Steamboat Springs is located in the Yampa Valley in northern Colorado. The Howelsen Hill ski area and the Steamboat ski resort are both located here. Mount Werner is one of the six summits on the latter. The medicinal powers of the city’s geothermal hot springs are claimed to exist. The long-standing Old Town Hot Springs, located in the city centre, has swimming and soaking pools, as well as water slides. The housing value in this famous ski location is considerable, especially when considering the typical household income of $77,443. The housing value in Steamboat Springs is similarly close to that of San Diego, California, which is $563,700.
3 Jackson, Wyoming
Jackson is the location of three ski resorts in Wyoming’s Jackson Hole valley: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Snow King Mountain Resort, and Grand Targhee Resort. Arches constructed of dropped antlers from the adjacent National Elk Refuge may be found in the Town Square. Andy Warhol and Georgia O’Keeffe’s art may be found in the National Museum of Wildlife Art. Grand Teton National Park’s peaks, as well as Yellowstone National Park, are to the north. Jackson, Wyoming, another popular ski destination, with a typical family income of $81,427 and a property value-to-income ratio of 6.75.
Breckenridge is a Colorado town located at the base of the Tenmile Range in the Rocky Mountains. It’s famous for its ski resort, all-year alpine activities, and Gold Rush heritage. The Breckenridge National Historic District preserves the Victorian heart of this old mining town, which runs largely along Main Street and is lined with colourfully painted buildings from the 1880s and ’90s that house stores, galleries, and restaurants. It also has a median household income of $79,277 and a property value-to-income ratio of 7.31, making it the third most expensive small town in the United States.
1 Vineyard Haven
Vineyard Haven is a neighbourhood of Tisbury, Massachusetts, on the Martha’s Vineyard island. The US Census Bureau lists it as a census-designated place with a population of 2,114 as of the 2010 census. Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, on Martha’s Vineyard, is the most expensive small town in the United States, and by a wide margin. The median house value ($699,500) is almost $100,000 higher than the second most expensive municipality and over $80,000 higher than notoriously pricey Los Angeles.