According to, Vienna, Falls Church, and Leesburg round out the top three richest places in Virginia. 

Every year, analyzes data from the web to rank the 62 areas in Virginia with more than 5,000 people according to wealth. This year, Vienna snagged the top spot for the wealthiest city in the Old Dominion. 

Surprised? You shouldn’t be. Vienna has made quite a name for itself within the past few years. Even ranked Vienna as one of the "Best Places to Live” in 2015 and 2013. 

In addition to Vienna’s gleaming track record, the small town is known for its low poverty rate of 3.2 percent and median household income of $150,383. (In 2017, the U.S. median household income was $61,372.) 

Curious to see if your town made the list? Here are the 10 richest places in Virginia for 2019: 

1. Vienna 

Freeman House, Vienna, Virginia
Freeman House, Vienna, Virginia

Unsurprisingly, Vienna ranked No. 1 in 2018, too. 

2. Falls Church 

entering Falls Church, Virginia
Entering Falls Church, Virginia

This year, Falls Church leveled up three spots. 

3. Leesburg 

Raspberry Plain, Leesburg, Virginia
Raspberry Plain, Leesburg, Virginia

Last year, Leesburg ranked No. 4. 

4. Fairfax 

Mount Vernon Estate Mansion
Mount Vernon Estate Mansion, Fairfax, Virginia 

Fairfax beat last year’s score by four points. 

5. Bridgewater 

Bridgewater College
Bridgewater College, Bridgewater, Virginia 

Last year, Bridgewater secured No. 6 on the list. 

6. Warrenton 

Fauquier County Courthouse
Fauquier County Courthouse, Warrenton, Virginia 

Warrenton made quite the leap this year by beating last year’s ranking by six points. 

7. Purcellville 

Brown–Koerner House
Brown–Koerner House, Purcellville, Virginia 

Last year, Purcellville ranked No. 3 on this list. Sadly, the city is down four spots for 2019. 

8. Alexandria 

Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
Old Town Alexandria, Virginia

Alexandria hasn’t changed. The independent city ranked No. 8 for two consecutive years.


9. Christiansburg 

Surface House
Surface House, Christiansburg, Virginia 

Last year, Christiansburg ranked No. 11 on the list. 

10. Poquoson 

Sunset near Poquoson
Sunset near Poquoson River, Poquoson, Virginia 

Poquoson wasn’t as lucky. Last year, Poquoson ranked No. 2 on the list. 

Did your city make the list? Let us know in the comment section below! 

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