Friday, March 31, 2023


NY Post: Westport in Nations No. 1 Wealth Corridor

The New York Post takes note of this months American Demographics magazine and says it identifies the Stamford-Norwalk area of Connecticut, including Westport, as the ғepicenter of American wealth.

In a story headlined ԓConnecti-Cash, the newspaper said a ԓstaggering 25 percent of households in the Southwest Connecticut area rank among the nation’s ԓupper crust” of richest families.

The Post quoted a survey by American Demographics magazine that it said shows that one in four households in the Stamford-Norwalk area – home to embattled domestic diva Martha Stewart, actor Paul Newman and designer Tommy Hilfiger – have a net worth of at least $2 million and annual incomes over $200,000.Ӕ

It said running a distant second to Stamford is Silicon Valley’s San Jose, Calif., where 12.9 percent of households meet the magzines “upper crust” criteria.

The Post said the survey showed the Stamford-Norwalk areaҒs 35,000 rich households are three times more likely to use Grey Poupon mustard than the average American, prefer Samuel Adams beer and are twice as likely to drive Jaguars, Volvos and BMWs, thumbing their noses at American-made cars.Ӕ

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