Southlake Makes Top 10 List of Wealthiest Zip Codes
May 16, 2014 09:32AM ● Published by 16560
According to a list from FindTheBest — which put together a list of the richest zip codes in America — Southlake ranks No. 9 out of the top 15 wealthiest neighborhoods in America.
The iconic town associated with the 76092 zip code, is known for its renowned schooling and ideal proximity to two major cities, including Dallas and Fort Worth. The city also gained recognition during the 1980's due to its location to DFW International Airport, according to Business Insider.
Additionally, we are aware that various professional athletes and businessmen, including Texas Rangers General Manager Jon Daniels and Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten, call Southlake home.
With a population of 26,778, 60% of its households are earning more than $150,000 a year. Of the top contenders of this list, Southlake is also tied as "the most modern". With a median home construction year of 1995 compared to the national median of 1974.
FindTheBest concentrated solely on zip codes in America with at least 10,000 residents. They sorted the percentage of households within each zip code that make over $150,000 each year to find the wealthiest. All data comes from the 5-year averages from the American Community Survey.