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17. Falls Church, VA
Living in Falls Church comes with a premium, but residents here are treated to well-maintained parks, excellent schools and top health care. Known as one of the richest cities in the country, with a median annual household income of around $115,000, Falls Church has an extremely low poverty level. Parents applaud schools in Falls Church, especially those withing the Falls Church City Public Schools, the city’s largest employer.