Category: Wealthy Micro Villages

Fisher Island, Florida: The Highest Average Income Suburb in the United States?

Fisher Island, located off the southern tip of Miami Beach, has the highest mean income of any place in the United States according to the 2005-2009 American Community Survey. The ACS replaces the “long form” that sampled socioeconomic data in previous censuses. Fisher Island is unusual in many respects as it can only be reached […]

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Posted in Exclusive Neighborhoods, General, Wealthy Micro Villages on Dec 24th, 2010, 9:35 am by Stephen Higley     

Wealthy Micro Villages: From Indian Creek, Florida to Mockingbird Valley, Kentucky

One of the goals of the Higley 1000 is to include as many wealthy neighborhoods or places as I can find. I have scoured this fair country of ours and found some micro-suburbs that are either incorporated or recognized as an unincorporated place by the Census Bureau. Many Censi ago they started calling unincorporated places […]

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Posted in Problematic Neighborhoods, The US Census, Wealthy Micro Villages on Jun 29th, 2007, 12:02 pm by Stephen Higley