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Old 09-23-2010, 12:52 PM
 
Location: Crown Town
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Sorry if this has been posted before. I found this recent link from Forbes of the richest people in America. You can sort by States on the left side of the page. Its interesting to see that some states aren't represented at all, and some may have more than expected.

400 Richest People In America: The Richest People in America 2010 - Forbes.com
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Old 09-23-2010, 12:57 PM
 
Location: Rochester
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New York has a lot. My city? None. Tom Golisano would have been listed here, but he established residency in Florida not too long ago (even though he still lives here)
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Old 09-23-2010, 01:05 PM
 
Location: Bel Air, California
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There's at least 6 or 7 people on that list that owe me. BIG time.
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Old 09-23-2010, 04:22 PM
 
Location: Edmond, OK
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Oklahoma has 7. That's not too bad for a state that's total population isn't but 3.5 million.
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Old 09-23-2010, 05:25 PM
 
Location: Northridge, Los Angeles, CA
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The Richest People in America 2010 - Forbes.com
California: 84

In the Los Angeles area: 35
In the City of Los Angeles: 19 (Bel Air is in the city of LA)

Now, if you had the Forbes 400 POOREST people, I'm pretty sure I'd be near the top of that list

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Old 09-23-2010, 05:52 PM
 
Location: 30-40N 90-100W
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Oklahoma has 7. That's not too bad for a state that's total population isn't but 3.5 million.
I think Wyoming had three and it's the least populated state. On the flip side they don't seem to list any for Alabama, Alaska, Delaware (None of the DuPonts made it?), Iowa, Mississippi, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Vermont. Although I thought the cut-off was a bit over a billion.
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Old 09-23-2010, 06:07 PM
 
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The Richest People in America 2010 - Forbes.com
California: 83

In the Los Angeles area: 34
In the City of Los Angeles: 19 (Bel Air is in the city of LA)

Now, if you had the Forbes 400 POOREST people, I'm pretty sure I'd be near the top of that list
I counted 84 in California.

In the Bay Area: 44
In the City of San Francisco: 16

What struck me is the # of Billionaires in the small towns of Atherton, Woodside, Portola Valley. No more than 17,000 people live between these three neighboring towns in Silicon Valley. 14 Billionaires live among them. That's a huge Billionaire per capita count. One of the highest in the world if I'm not mistaken.
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Old 09-23-2010, 06:18 PM
 
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I think Wyoming had three and it's the least populated state. On the flip side they don't seem to list any for Alabama, Alaska, Delaware (None of the DuPonts made it?), Iowa, Mississippi, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Vermont. Although I thought the cut-off was a bit over a billion.
I don't think New Mexico had anyone listed either.
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Old 09-23-2010, 06:50 PM
 
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By state (feel free to correct):

AL: 0
AK: 0
AZ: 5
AR: 4
CA: 84
CO: 6
CT: 11
DC (not a state): 3
DE: 0
FL: 26
GA: 5
HI: 1
IA: 0
ID: 1
IL: 19
IN: 4
KS: 3
KY: 1
LA: 1
ME: 0
MD: 6
MA: 5
MI: 10
MN: 6
MO: 4
MS: 0
MT: 4
NE: 2
NM: 0
NV: 8
NH: 1
NJ: 5
NY: 65
NC: 3
ND: 0
OH: 2
OK: 7
OR: 1
PA: 7
RI: 2
SC: 1
SD: 0
TN: 4
TX: 45
UT: 0
VT: 0
VA: 6
WA: 7
WI: 9
WV: 0
WY: 4

Top 5 States:
California: 84
New York: 65
Texas: 45
Florida: 26
Illinois: 19

States with no one in the top 400: Alabama, Alaska, Delaware, Iowa, Maine, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia

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I counted 84 in California.

In the Bay Area: 44
In the City of San Francisco: 16

What struck me is the # of Billionaires in the small towns of Atherton, Woodside, Portola Valley. No more than 17,000 people live between these three neighboring towns in Silicon Valley. 14 Billionaires live among them. That's a huge Billionaire per capita count. One of the highest in the world if I'm not mistaken.
Hah, if you factor in cost of living, a billion dollars will get you ONE BART ride from SFO to Pittsburg-Bay Point, or 3 gallons of gas You have to admire all those Silicon Valley folks for being able to generate so much wealth in such a concentrated area. I really do admire that.

Texas is also making MAJOR headway on this list. I'm really glad for that!

So far, I have:

New York CSA: 77
Bay Area CSA: 44
Los Angeles CSA: 35
Dallas-Fort Worth CSA: 26
Chicago CSA: 20
South Florida (Miami MSA): 19
Washington DC-Baltimore CSA: 13
Houston CSA: 12
Las Vegas CSA: 8
Seattle CSA: 7
Boston CSA: 7
Atlanta CSA: 5
Denver Area: 5
Phoenix Area: 5
Detroit Area: 5
Twin Cities Area: 5
San Antonio Area: 4
Oklahoma City Area: 4
Philadelphia Area: 4
Tulsa Area: 3
Pittsburgh Area: 3

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Old 09-23-2010, 09:18 PM
 
Location: 30-40N 90-100W
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I don't think New Mexico had anyone listed either.
Yup. Lifeshadower looks to have done a more thorough job. If LS's list is correct Wyoming does seem to have the most per-capita with Montana fairly close. Alabama looks to be the largest state, in population, to not have anyone in the list. Of states that have any on the list Ohio looks to have the least per-capita.
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