The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Glendale, CA For 2021


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Glendale are home to the 1%.

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

Richest Neighborhoods In Glendale
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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 Glendale has to offer. Where houses go for over 4.86x the national median and household incomes are 3.05x the national median.

But where exactly in Glendale do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Emerald Isle where the median income is a cool $167,680.

Here's a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Glendale out of 37 for 2021.

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

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,326,622. 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 Glendale. 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 Glendale reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Glendale and the worst neighborhoods in Glendale. Or, for living around Glendale, out the best Glendale suburbs and the worst Glendale suburbs.

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How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Glendale 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 Glendale by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Emerald Isle, was named the richest neighborhood in Glendale.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Mariposa.

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

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Glendale For 2021

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income<
1 Emerald Isle $167,680
2 Rancho San Rafael $165,399
3 Brockmont $139,854
4 Verdugo Mountains $131,923
5 El Miradero $128,906
6 San Rafael Hills $124,948
7 Oakmont $124,016
8 Chevy Chase $116,945
9 Verdugo Woodlands $113,740
10 Whiting Woods $113,211
11 Crescenta Highlands $105,077
12 Montecito Park $95,348
13 Greenbriar $95,107
14 Scholl Canyon $92,220
15 San Gabriel Mountains $87,266
16 Glenoake Canyon $85,429
17 Rossmoyne $85,307
18 Glenwood $84,552
19 College Hills $76,598
20 Sparr Heights $74,987
21 Montrose Verdugo City $69,990
22 Pelanconi $69,668
23 Verdugo Viejo $67,798
24 Adams Hill $65,425
25 Fremont Park $56,586
26 Woodbury $55,298
27 Riverside Rancho $53,759
28 Grandview $52,697
29 Moorpark $52,422
30 Vineyard $49,389
31 Grand Central $49,117
32 Somerset $47,649
33 City Center $45,744
34 Citrus Grove $42,824
35 Pacific Edison $39,474
36 Tropico $38,550
37 Mariposa $36,906

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.

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