25 Priciest Zip Codes for Homes in US

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Mailbox and Expensive Zip CodesThere are around 43000 zip codes in this country (it's a number that's always changing) and Forbes recently published their list of the 500 most expensive zips.

I wrote a commentary in LuxuryHomeDigest about these most pricy zips in the country and thought there might be some interest here at Active Rain. It seems most of the top cendendors are located in California (13) or New York (10) with one each in Gibson Island, Maryland and in Alpine, New Jersey.

Was happy to see our local Rancho Santa Fe, which in prior years had topped the list, in 13th place. And San Diego County, ironically, also had 13 of Forbe's 500 zips--topped of course by Rancho Santa Fe.

Here's the compiled list:

1. Duarte, CA 91008 $4,276,462
2. Atherton, CA 94026 $4,010,200
3. Rolling Hills, CA 90274 $3,892,456
4. Alpine, NJ 07620 $3,814.885
5. New York, NY 10014 $3,785,445
6. Beverly Hills, CA 90210 $3,684,150
7. New York, NY 10065 $3,626,001
8. Belvedere, CA 94920 $3,283,269
9. New York, NY 10012 $3,221,371
10. Santa Barbara, CA 93108 $3,151,220
11. Old Westbury, NY 11568 $3,110,769
12. New York, NY 10013 $3,101,848
13. Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067 $3,055,740
14. Hidden Hills, CA 91302 $3,055,538
15. Los Altos, CA 94022 $3,048,846
16. Newport Beach, CA 92661 $3,036,601
17. Watermill, NY 11976 $3,006,849
18. Los Altos Hills, CA 94024 $2,974,058
19. Bridgehampton, NY 11932 $2,959,231
20. Hillsborough, CA 94010 $2,948,423
21. Mill Neck, NY 11765 $2,835,000
22. New York, NY 10003 $2,925,587
23. Gibson Island, MD 21056 $2,765,385
24. Malibu, CA 90265 $2,730,577
25. New York, NY 10021 $2,671.667

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Dena Stevens
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And no real surprise that these places border the left and right coast. But I am surprised not to see Aspen or Vail on the list.

October 05, 2010 04:33 PM
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Jeff Dowler CRS
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Roberta - it's always interesting how much this shifts each year. But you tend to see many of the smae communities in the top 1/4 or so year after year.

Jeff

October 05, 2010 11:54 PM
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Roberta Murphy
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East Coast, West Coast remain the priciest. Vail and Aspen are ultra-expensive, but also contain lower cost properties that support resort workers (my conjecture).

October 06, 2010 12:08 AM
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Roberta, thanks for this list and I agree with Jeff, always interesting to see where we place.  ~ Susan

October 07, 2010 04:10 PM
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Hi Roberta,

Interesting list to say the least, as a life-long SoCal resident I'm completely blown away with a few of these. And it was based on residential housing by zips, right? 

October 08, 2010 12:08 AM
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Woah....our average list price is a little over $200,000.  If we get a house a year sold over $1 million it is unusual.  The value is certainly dependent on location.

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