I always knew Illinois had a handful of wealthy suburban neighborhoods surrounding Chicago.

I didn't know that the one recently called one of the most wealthy suburbs in America was even considered that affluent and that it wasn't Winnetka.

Look around the internet, and most discussions of great and wealthy Chicago suburbs are usually centered on Winnetka.


I can't tell you the last time I thought of Hinsdale, Illinois.

I should reconsider because it was the seventh wealthiest suburb in the US.

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With the average household earning nearly $400,000 annually, Hinsdale's 'wealthy profile' as per Go Banking Rates is justified.

However, it's not just income; housing also plays a significant role.


According to the study, the typical home value in Hinsdale is over $1M, further solidifying its status as one of the wealthiest suburbs in the US.

If you're thinking of moving to Hinsdale, check out this review on Niche:

The best area to raise a family-safe, clean, excellent schools, friendly people! Hinsdale is a beautiful town and community. Our family feels so lucky to live here.

Most, if not all, of the wealthy suburbs in America are on the coasts, such as California, New York, New Jersey, Texas, or Virginia.

That holds until you reach the 30th most wealthy, Lake Forest.

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Wilmette pops up on the list at 40.

Illinois stands out with three of its suburbs making it to the list of the 50 wealthiest suburbs in America.

Surprisingly, outside of these three suburbs,no other state from the Midwest, including Wisconsin, made the list.

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