The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Glendale, CA For 2024

The richest Glendale neighborhoods are Rancho San Rafael and Emerald Isle for 2024 based on Saturday Night Science.

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 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 6.13x the national median and household incomes are 3.56x the national median.

But where exactly in Glendale do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Rancho San Rafael where the median income is a cool $195,550.

Here’s a look at the top 10 wealthiest neighborhoods in Glendale out of 37 for 2024.

What’s the richest neighborhood to live in Glendale for 2024? According to the most recent census data, Rancho San Rafael looks to be the richest Glendale neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,459,474. 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.

Find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Glendale.

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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Richst Neighborhoods In Glendale For 2024 By Median Income

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Rancho San Rafael $195,550
2 Emerald Isle $192,098
3 Chevy Chase $170,146
4 Verdugo Woodlands $145,745
5 San Rafael Hills $139,593
6 Scholl Canyon $133,330
7 El Miradero $125,863
8 Brockmont $122,629
9 Greenbriar $122,241
10 Verdugo Mountains $112,279
11 Rossmoyne $112,014
12 College Hills $108,975
13 Crescenta Highlands $102,487
14 Oakmont $99,369
15 Montecito Park $97,807
16 Woodbury $88,346
17 Montrose Verdugo City $87,835
18 Glenwood $86,848
19 Whiting Woods $86,473
20 Glenoake Canyon $85,429
21 Sparr Heights $82,066
22 San Gabriel Mountains $79,281
23 Pelanconi $77,721
24 Verdugo Viejo $75,236
25 Riverside Rancho $73,856
26 Fremont Park $67,877
27 Grandview $65,206
28 Vineyard $62,086
29 City Center $61,009
30 Grand Central $60,131
31 Tropico $60,085
32 Pacific Edison $60,055
33 Somerset $59,584
34 Adams Hill $59,172
35 Moorpark $58,934
36 Citrus Grove $50,757
37 Mariposa $48,291

How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Glendale For 2024

Every city has its 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 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 Saturday Night Science, we researched income data from the Census and BLS for every neighborhood in Glendale.

We ranked every neighborhood in Glendale by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Rancho San Rafael, was named the wealthiest neighborhood in Glendale.

The richest neighborhoods in Glendale are Rancho San Rafael, Emerald Isle, Chevy Chase, Verdugo Woodlands, San Rafael Hills, Scholl Canyon, El Miradero, Brockmont, Greenbriar, and Verdugo Mountains.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Mariposa.

The poorest neighborhoods in Glendale are Mariposa, Citrus Grove, Moorpark, Adams Hill, and Somerset.

We updated this article for 2024. This is our tenth time ranking the most affluent neighborhoods to live in Glendale.

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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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