Archives: 2007   June

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     

Scarsdale is to Westchester as Greenwich is to Fairfield…

I have chosen to break Westchester County into two geographical groups as there are significant differences in density and racial make up between the northern (Upper Westchester) and southern (Lower Westchester) ends of this elongated county. It is 50 miles by road from the Bronx to exurban Putnam County, and the journey stretches from the […]

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Posted in Metro Briefs on Jun 25th, 2007, 12:01 pm by Stephen Higley  2 comments   

Republicans & Democrats in Greenwich, Connecticut

Greenwich, Connecticut is one of many of this great nation’s ground zeros when it comes to vast wealth. Greenwich is a mixture of Social Register money and gargantuan Hedge Fund Nouveaus. The National Edition of The New York Times (May 28th) had a fascinating article about fund raising for the upcoming presidential race and broke […]

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Posted in General on Jun 5th, 2007, 8:32 pm by Stephen Higley  1 comment