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LA Loses 7,000 Millionaire Households, Still Tops List

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Just like last year, Los Angeles County comes out at the top of the list with the county with the most millionaires. However, as the Wall Street Journal notes, "Los Angeles County, while still in the lead, lost about 7,000 millionaire households."

Chicago's Cook County also lost around the same amount while Orange and San Diego Counties dropped slightly. All while Phoenix's Maricopa County gained 23,000 new millionaire households. Is that good for water use?

1. Los Angeles Co., CA. 261,081
2. Cook Co., Il. 168,422
3. Maricopa Co., AZ. 126,394
4. Orange Co., CA. 115,396
5. Harris Co., TX 107,513
6. San Diego Co., CA. 100,727
7. King Co., WA. 75,616
8. Santa Clara Co., CA. 72,932
9. Nassau Co., NY 71,869
10. Suffolk Co., NY 71,343

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California takes four out of the ten cities listed. Add in King County and the West Coast dominates it at 50%.

See last year's list here.

Photo of Pugh Scarpa's 'Redelco' in Studio City off Mulholland Drive by Omar Omarvia Flickr