Santa Clara County, better known as the heart of Silicon Valley, has been named the wealthiest county in California according to Now, that's a title that comes with some serious bragging rights! With big names like Apple, Google, and Facebook calling it home, it's not too hard to see why this place is loaded. But the details? They're pretty eye-opening.

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First, let's talk cash. The average family in Santa Clara County earns about $153,792 every year. Yeah, you read that right. That's a lot of dough, especially when you compare it to the rest of California, where families make around $91,905 on average. So, people in Santa Clara aren't just doing well; they're doing really well.

But wait, there's more. About 38% of households in Santa Clara County make over $200,000 annually, almost double the rate across the state. Plus, houses in this county aren't just homes; they're mansions with a median value of $1,316,800. That's more than twice the average house price in California!

Education-wise, Santa Clara County is also killing it. Over half the adults (55.3%) have at least a bachelor's degree. That's a lot higher than the state's average and probably explains why so many smart cookies end up working in tech.

And jobs? They've got plenty. The unemployment rate here is super low, at just 4.4%, showing that most folks have stable work, which isn't a surprise with all those tech giants around. Santa Clara County is living the dream. High salaries, expensive houses, lots of educated people, and a ton of cool tech jobs make it the wealthiest spot in California. Silicon Valley isn't just a tech hub; it's a goldmine!

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