These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Lexington-Fayette

We used science and data to determine which Lexington-Fayette neighborhoods have the richest people.

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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 Lexington-Fayette has to offer. Where houses go for over 2.04x the national median and household incomes are 1.73x the national median.

But where exactly in Lexington-Fayette do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Chevy Chase-Ashland Park where the median income is a cool $130,959. Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Lexington-Fayette out of 37:

  1. Chevy Chase-Ashland Park
  2. Reservorir
  3. Indian Hills-Stonewall Estates-Monticello
  4. Crestwood-Hinda Heights
  5. Fairway-Liberty Heights
  6. Garden Springs
  7. Twin Oaks
  8. Elkhorn Parks-Radcliff
  9. Brookhaven-Lansdowne
  10. Gardenside-Colony

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $626,421. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank acount for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find wher your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Lexington-Fayette.
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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Lexington-Fayette

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 criteria:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in Lexington-Fayette by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Chevy Chase-Ashland Park, was named the richest neighborhood in Lexington-Fayette.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Virginia Ave.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Lexington-Fayette ranked.

Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Lexington-Fayette

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Chevy Chase-Ashland Park $86,465
2 Reservorir $78,366
3 Indian Hills-Stonewall Estates-Monticello $71,838
4 Crestwood-Hinda Heights $69,150
5 Fairway-Liberty Heights $59,918
6 Garden Springs $53,653
7 Twin Oaks $52,973
8 Elkhorn Parks-Radcliff $52,004
9 Brookhaven-Lansdowne $51,129
10 Gardenside-Colony $50,925
11 Southland-Deerfield-Open Gates $49,766
12 Southeastern Hills $47,959
13 Warrenton-Harmitage Hills-Pinehurst $44,367
14 Blueberry Hill-Brigadoon-Stoneybrook-Baralto $44,292
15 Holiday Hills $43,936
16 Marriott’S Griffin Gate Golf Culb $39,983
17 Jamestown $38,750
18 Kenawood-Rockwood $38,279
19 Mount Vernon-Hollywood-Montclair $37,130
20 Idle Hour $34,163
21 Eastland Park-Dixie Plantation $32,559
22 Central Downtown $31,519
23 Thoroughbred Acres-Kingston $31,278
24 Castlewood Park $29,994
25 Lexington Cemetery $28,367
26 University Of Kentucky $27,273
27 Lexington Manor $26,917
28 Douglas High School $26,452
29 Duncan Park $26,422
30 Hollow Creek $26,342
31 Northland $24,929
32 Southern Park $24,160
33 Cardinal Hill-Pine Meadow $21,186
34 Eastern State Hospital $19,844
35 Eastland $19,405
36 Douglas Park $17,294
37 Virginia Ave $15,188

About Chris Kolmar

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