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Old 01-20-2017, 09:15 PM
 
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I think most people believe that Northern VA is the best part of the state. The same is probably true of Northern NJ and Southern NH. Are there any other states where the most expensive/desirable/beloved area is just a suburb for a city outside of the state?
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Old 01-21-2017, 12:00 AM
 
Location: New York NY
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I don't know if they're THE most desirable suburbs, but Camden county NJ, across the river from Philly, has some very desirable towns in it like Cherry Hill and Haddon Heights. (Of course it also has ultra-depressed Camden too.)

And Fairfield county in Connecticut has several affluent and highly desirable suburbs within commuting distance of New York City, like Darien, Greenwich, and Westport. (But also down-at-the-heels Bridgeport.)
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Old 01-21-2017, 12:08 AM
 
Location: Brackenwood
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Arguably the most desirable part of Mississippi are some of the Memphis suburbs. Arguably the most desirable part of Kentucky are some of the Cincinnati suburbs. Arguably the most desirable parts of Jersey are the NYC and PHI suburbs, etc.
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Old 01-21-2017, 12:49 AM
 
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I think the Kansas suburbs of Kansas City, MO are the most affluent of the metro.
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Old 01-21-2017, 07:18 AM
 
Location: Terramaria
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Since DC is technically not in Maryland, lots of Montgomery County suburbs like Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Potomac, Rockville, Gaithersburg, and parts of Silver Spring, with lots of transit access and good golf, shopping, and parks nearby certainly showcase the state's "most expensive/valuable areas". Even parts of Prince Georges, Frederick, Howard and Anne Arundel counties if you consider those "DC suburbs", although the last two are technically within the Baltimore MSA.
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Old 01-24-2017, 09:32 AM
 
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Since DC is technically not in Maryland, lots of Montgomery County suburbs like Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Potomac, Rockville, Gaithersburg, and parts of Silver Spring, with lots of transit access and good golf, shopping, and parks nearby certainly showcase the state's "most expensive/valuable areas". Even parts of Prince Georges, Frederick, Howard and Anne Arundel counties if you consider those "DC suburbs", although the last two are technically within the Baltimore MSA.
I think you're right. Basically, any state that borders NYC or DC metro.
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Old 01-24-2017, 09:51 AM
 
Location: Florida and New England
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I think the Kansas suburbs of Kansas City, MO are the most affluent of the metro.
Mission Hills and Leawood are among the most affluent towns in Kansas, and they are indeed suburbs of Kansas City, Missouri. The city proper also has the highly affluent zip code 64113, but the schools in that district have not been decent since the 1970s.

Area | Median Household Income
Leawood | $139,384
Mission Hills | $229,625
KCMO 64113 | $125,995
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Old 01-24-2017, 10:02 AM
 
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Perhaps the Mississippi suburbs of Memphis qualify to an extent?

The SC suburbs of Charlotte are among the most desirable, fastest-growing areas of the state but they don't top the coastal cities, Greenville, and Columbia overall. I'm sure that's also the case for Northern KY in relation to Lexington and Louisville.
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Old 01-24-2017, 10:47 AM
 
Location: M I N N E S O T A
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Well i think most have already been said .... There is Rock Hill, SC; a suburb of Charlotte, NC. but i'm sure there are more desirable places in S.C.
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Old 01-24-2017, 10:51 AM
 
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Well i think most have already been said .... There is Rock Hill, SC; a suburb of Charlotte, NC. but i'm sure there are more desirable places in S.C.
And Rock Hill isn't even the most desirable SC suburb of Charlotte; that would be Fort Mill. But the coast is hands down the most desirable part of the state; Myrtle Beach and Charleston are the fastest and second-fastest growing metros on the East Coast, respectively.
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