MontCo Ranks 2nd in List of High Wage-Earners
NEW YORK NY — Montgomery County PA wage-earners rank second in a list of top 10 Pennsylvania counties that indicates which of their residents earn the most money, in a study published Wednesday (Sept. 1, 2021) by Smart Asset, a New York-based financial technology company. Chester County residents ranked first.
Its study analyzes data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Five-Year American Community Survey to determine counties with the highest earners. It was part of a larger study on places with the most purchasing power, the company said. berks County residents were not represented in the list.
The entire Top 10-list appears below. Median income for each of the counties’ residents appears with their cost of living, and a media income index comparing the two. The full study results, methodology and an interactive map are available here.