Fairfield County tops another high-income list

By Jennifer Bissell

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The Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk metro area topped yet another list of most wealthy areas, this time by a report by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Roughly 18 percent of households are among the wealthiest 5 percent of Americans, earning at least $191,469  annually, according to the report released Feb. 11.

The New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island area ranked as the sixth highest concentration, with 10 percent of household among the top 5 percent of earners.





About the author

Jennifer Bissell
Jennifer Bissell was a reporter for both the Fairfield and Westchester business journals from 2012-2014. She attended the University of Minnesota and contributed to several regional publications including the St. Paul Pioneer Press, St. Cloud Times and Twin Cities Business magazine.

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