Two Of America’s Richest Towns Are Just A Few Hours From Rockford
Apparently, a few of the richest towns in America are not more than a few hours from Rockford.
Actually, both of the Illinois towns on the list from Icepop.com had a classic flick filmed on location.
Remember Home Alone? The Macaulay Culkin movie from 1990 was shot in Winnetka, Illinois, just about an hour and 40 minutes from Rockford.
Well, Winnetka is also one of the richest towns in America.
Icepop.com says the average household income in Winnetka is a whopping $331,231.
Winnetka is only the second richest town in Illinois though.
Glencoe, with an average household income of $339,883 and only three miles from Winnetka, is the richest town in Illinois.
To live in the most affluent town in Illinois is definitely gonna cost you. A five-bedroom, nine-bathroom home – or rather, estate – with a pool, hot tub, sauna, and its own private beach overlooking Lake Michigan can go for a whopping $5 million.
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