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    Here’s how much money residents in each Mass. town make, according to Census data

    The town hall in Dover, Mass. The highest earners in Massachusetts live in Dover, according to new Census data, with a whopping $204,018 median household income reported.
    The town hall in Dover, Mass. The highest earners in Massachusetts live in Dover, according to new Census data, with a whopping $204,018 median household income reported. (Lane Turner/Globe Staff)

    It’s no secret that living in Massachusetts, especially in the Boston area, can cost a pretty penny. But new Census data show just how much residents in each United States county are also making — and those in Eastern Massachusetts are apparently raking it in.

    The Census late last week released data from the 2013-2017 American Community Survey, which provides detailed profiles of communities nationwide. The data show several different key points of interest — including how much household income is being reported in each community nationwide.

    The highest earners in Massachusetts live in Dover, according to the data, with a whopping $204,018 median household income reported — more than twice the statewide median of $74,167. Closely following Dover was Weston at $196,651; Wellesley at $176,852; Sudbury at $170,945; and Sherborn and Carlisle, at $170,872 and $170,703, respectively.

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    Meanwhile, the towns and cities with the lowest median household incomes tended to be located outside Greater Boston. Monroe in northwestern Massachusetts was the lowest at $31,458, with Springfield ($37,118), Holyoke ($37,954), North Adams ($38,774), and Fall River ($39,328) following.

    Median household income, 2013-2017

    The data is from the US Census Bureau's American Community Survey. The statewide median household income was $74,167. (Note: Data for Gosnold was not available.)

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    The Census data also show how much household income is being reported in each county nationwide.

    Out of more than 3,140 counties, four in Massachusetts are among the top 100 with the highest median household incomes. The median household income for Norfolk County (think: Wellesley, Brookline, and Needham), which is the 25th highest in the nation, was $95,668; Middlesex County clocked in at 35th highest at $92,878. Meanwhile, households in Nantucket County (number 40) make a median of $91,942, and Plymouth County residents were 86th highest with $82,081.

    Suffolk County, which houses Boston, was further down the list at number 459, with a median household income of $61,242.

    The highest earners nationwide, according to Census data, live in Loudoun County in Virginia, which sits just northwest of Washington, D.C. Those in Loudoun County reported a median household income of $129,588. (In fact, four of the top five counties were located in Virginia — with the other one being in Maryland.)

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    To put all of this in perspective, the national median household income was $57,652, according to Census data.

    100 US counties with the highest median household income
    County State Median annual household income
    Loudoun County Virginia $129,588
    Fairfax County Virginia $117,515
    Howard County Maryland $115,576
    Falls Church city Virginia $114,795
    Arlington County Virginia $112,138
    Douglas County Colorado $111,154
    Hunterdon County New Jersey $110,969
    Los Alamos County New Mexico $110,190
    Morris County New Jersey $107,034
    Fairfax city Virginia $106,870
    Santa Clara County California $106,761
    Somerset County New Jersey $106,046
    Nassau County New York $105,744
    San Mateo County California $105,667
    Marin County California $104,703
    Williamson County Tennessee $103,543
    Montgomery County Maryland $103,178
    Stafford County Virginia $103,005
    Prince William County Virginia $101,059
    Calvert County Maryland $100,350
    Delaware County Ohio $100,229
    Putnam County New York $99,608
    Forsyth County Georgia $96,445
    San Francisco County California $96,265
    Norfolk County Massachusetts $95,668
    Summit County Utah $94,952
    Fauquier County Virginia $94,775
    Anne Arundel County Maryland $94,502
    Charles County Maryland $93,973
    Fort Bend County Texas $93,645
    Alexandria city Virginia $93,370
    Rockwall County Texas $93,269
    Scott County Minnesota $93,151
    Carver County Minnesota $93,095
    Middlesex County Massachusetts $92,878
    Elbert County Colorado $92,849
    Suffolk County New York $92,838
    Chester County Pennsylvania $92,417
    Oldham County Kentucky $92,237
    Nantucket County Massachusetts $91,942
    Monmouth County New Jersey $91,807
    Bergen County New Jersey $91,572
    Billings County North Dakota $91,518
    Juneau City and Borough Alaska $90,749
    Hamilton County Indiana $90,582
    Carroll County Maryland $90,510
    Collin County Texas $90,124
    Westchester County New York $89,968
    Williams County North Dakota $89,874
    Kendall County Illinois $89,860
    Fairfield County Connecticut $89,773
    Washington County Minnesota $89,598
    Queen Anne's County Maryland $89,241
    Sussex County New Jersey $89,238
    Rockland County New York $88,571
    Frederick County Maryland $88,502
    Contra Costa County California $88,456
    Poquoson city Virginia $88,328
    York County Virginia $86,781
    Goochland County Virginia $86,652
    St. Mary's County Maryland $86,508
    Morgan County Utah $86,071
    Valdez-Cordova Census Area Alaska $86,019
    Alameda County California $85,743
    Broomfield County Colorado $85,639
    Rockingham County New Hampshire $85,619
    Aleutians West Census Area Alaska $85,192
    Daggett County Utah $85,000
    Hanover County Virginia $84,955
    Sublette County Wyoming $84,911
    Fayette County Georgia $84,861
    Montgomery County Pennsylvania $84,791
    King George County Virginia $84,770
    DuPage County Illinois $84,442
    Sherburne County Minnesota $83,895
    Eagle County Colorado $83,803
    King County Washington $83,571
    Harford County Maryland $83,445
    Denali Borough Alaska $83,295
    Middlesex County New Jersey $83,133
    Burlington County New Jersey $82,839
    Dallas County Iowa $82,719
    Lake County Illinois $82,613
    Anchorage Municipality Alaska $82,271
    McHenry County Illinois $82,230
    Plymouth County Massachusetts $82,081
    Bucks County Pennsylvania $82,031
    Ventura County California $81,972
    Orange County California $81,851
    Lincoln County South Dakota $81,849
    Middlesex County Connecticut $81,673
    Gloucester County New Jersey $81,489
    Spotsylvania County Virginia $81,434
    Tolland County Connecticut $81,312
    Waukesha County Wisconsin $81,140
    Johnson County Kansas $81,121
    Kendall County Texas $81,023
    Loving County Texas $80,938
    Will County Illinois $80,782
    James City County Virginia $80,772
    SOURCE: US Census Bureau's American Community Survey, 2013-17

    The new Census data also shed light on a few other topics.

    For example, it appears true what they say about Boston being a young city. With a population of 780,685, Suffolk County — home of the renowned college town — showed the median age as being 32.6, according to the new data. (For comparison, Middlesex County’s median age is 38.5, Essex County’s is 40.8, Norfolk County’s is 41, and Barnstable County’s is 52.4.)

    And if you think your commute is long, you’re probably right. The median commute in several Eastern Massachusetts counties proved to be several minutes longer than the national median of 26.4 minutes. Norfolk County commuters reported taking 33.9 minutes; Suffolk County commuters took 30.7 minutes; and Middlesex County workers commuted 30.3 minutes.

    Matt Rocheleau of the Globe staff contributed to this report.