1. Atherton, California. Home to tech billionaires such as Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg and Google's Eric Schmidt and just a short drive from Palo Alto and San Francisco, Atherton is richest place in America for the fourth year in a row.
In detail, China topped the list with a billionaire population of 1,133 people. By comparison, 716 billionaires resided in the United States. India, Germany, and the United Kingdom were also the homes of a significant number of billionaires that year.
Of the 100 wealthiest people in America, 26 live in California. That's more than any other state, and not simply a byproduct of California's large population. If the country's 100 top billionaires were evenly distributed, we would expect just 12 of them to reside here. Yes, this is largely because of Silicon Valley.
- Aliko Dangote, $13.5 billion.
- Mike Adenuga, $9.1 billion.
- Robert Smith, $5 billion.
- David Steward, $4 billion.
- Abdul Samad Rabiu, $3.2 billion.
- Kanye West, $3.1 billion.
- Oprah Winfrey, $2.7 billion.
- Strive Masiyiwa, $2.4 billion.
New York City:
The financial center of the US and the wealthiest city in the world. Home to just over 370,000 HNWIs, aswell as 805 centi-millionaires and 62 billionaires. Also home to the two largest stock exchanges in the world (Dow Jones and NASDAQ).
1. Loudoun County, Va. Incomes are so high in Loudoun that even after adjusting for a cost of living 12.3% above the national average, it remains the richest county in the U.S. by a wide margin.
Key Takeaways. At $238 billion, the Waltons are the richest family in the world thanks to their massive stake in Walmart, the world's largest company by revenue.
In the year 1913, Rockefeller's personal wealth, which stood at $900 million, was more than 2% of the US GDP of $39.1 billion that year. And in 1916, Rockefeller was announced as the country's official first billionaire, with a fortune worth nearly 2% of the national economy.
These statistics from Numbeo.com that explain the major average and median differences in the cost of living between London and New York: Consumer Prices in London are 16.52% lower than in New York, NY (without rent) Rent Prices in London are 30.45% lower than in New York, NY.
The Hamptons, NY. Summering in the Hamptons isn't just an activity for the rich and famous in New York. It's a lifestyle. Situated on the east end of Long Island, the Hamptons is comprised of multiple cities along the Atlantic where white sand beaches offer tranquility far away from the bustle of Manhattan.
"Jeff Bezos." 10,000 Year Clock.