The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Cincinnati, OH For 2021


We used science and data to determine which Cincinnati neighborhoods have the richest people.

Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2021. This is our seventh time ranking the richest neighborhoods to live in Cincinnati.

Richest Neighborhoods In Cincinnati

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you'll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren't made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Cincinnati has to offer. Where houses go for over 1.84x the national median and household incomes are 1.92x the national median.

But where exactly in Cincinnati do the richest of the rich people live? That would be California where the median income is a cool $105,702.

Here's a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Cincinnati out of 45 for 2021.

What's the richest neighborhood to live in Cincinnati for 2021? According to the most recent census data, California looks to be the richest Cincinnati neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $754,462. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time -- if we ever get that lucky. Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Cincinnati. Once you're done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from richest to poorest.

For more Cincinnati reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Cincinnati and the worst neighborhoods in Cincinnati. Or, for living around Cincinnati, out the best Cincinnati suburbs and the worst Cincinnati suburbs.

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How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Cincinnati For 2021

Every city has it's best neighborhoods -- where everyone wants to live -- and the worst neighborhoods -- where no one wants to live. And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there's always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using census and extrapolated BLS data, we ranked every neighborhood based on income levels.

We ranked every neighborhood in Cincinnati by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, California, was named the richest neighborhood in Cincinnati.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be South Cumminsville.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Cincinnati ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Cincinnati For 2021

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income<
1 California $105,702
2 Mount Lookout $93,019
3 Mount Adams $89,772
4 Linwood $80,494
5 Hyde Park $68,455
6 Columbia-Tusculum $67,981
7 Central Business District $67,055
8 Mount Washington $65,156
9 Oakley $59,057
10 Pleasant Ridge $57,771
11 Hartwell $56,395
12 Madisonville $53,403
13 East End $53,061
14 Kennedy Heights $47,746
15 Paddock Hills $43,834
16 Mount Airy $42,393
17 College Hill $40,578
18 North Avondale $40,132
19 Winton Place $39,912
20 Northside $38,584
21 Sayler Park $38,281
22 Mount Auburn $37,168
23 Clifton $37,104
24 West Price Hill $36,859
25 Carthage $35,534
26 Westwood $34,183
27 Riverside $33,173
28 Bond Hill $32,995
29 Camp Washington $32,840
30 Over-The-Rhine $31,739
31 Evanston $31,060
32 Roselawn $31,019
33 Walnut Hills $29,954
34 East Price Hill $29,480
35 Lower Price Hill $29,124
36 Winton Hills $26,537
37 Cuf $25,473
38 Sedamsville $24,346
39 South Fairmount $22,918
40 Corryville $22,246
41 Avondale $21,608
42 North Fairmount $18,817
43 West End $18,511
44 East Westwood $17,985
45 South Cumminsville $14,152

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

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