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Map shows Americans' earnings in every part of the US

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The U.S. Census Bureau released its 2013-2017 American Community Survey five-year estimates on Thursday, revealing how much Americans earn in every U.S. county.

The survey includes a range of data for all 3,142 counties in the country, including statistics on economic, housing and social trends.

Overall, Americans' earnings are up, the survey reports. Compared to the previous five-year period (2008 through 2012), median household income increased in 16.6 percent of locations, while poverty rates dropped in 14 percent of places. Incomes declined in only 7.1 percent of counties.

How does your area stack up? The map below shows how much Americans earned by county across the U.S. between 2013 and 2017.

© U.S. Census Bureau

Here's a breakdown of median annual salaries of households in the highest-earning places.

15. Marin County, California

Median household income: $104,703

Number of households: 104,846

14. San Mateo County, California

Median household income: $105,667

Number of households: 261,796

13. Nassau County, New York

Median household income: $105,744

Number of households: 444,136

12. Somerset County, New Jersey

Median household income: $106,046

Number of households: 115,970

11. Santa Clara County, California

Median household income: $106,761

Number of households: 630,451

10. Fairfax (city), Virginia

Median household income: $106,870

Number of households: 8,499

9. Morris County, New Jersey

Median household income: $107,034

Number of households: 180,124

8. Los Alamos County, New Mexico

Median household income: $110,190

Number of households: 7,525

7. Hunterdon County, New Jersey

Median household income: $110,969

Number of households: 46,822

6. Douglas County, Colorado

Median household income: $111,154

Number of households: 113,799

5. Arlington County, Virginia

Median household income: $112,138

Number of households: 102,310

4. Falls Church (city), Virginia

Median household income: $114,795

Number of households: 5,308

3. Howard County, Maryland

Median household income: $115,576

Number of households: 111,337

2. Fairfax County, Virginia

Median household income: $117,515

Number of households: 393,380

1. Loudoun County, Virginia

Median household income: $129,588

Number of households: 121,299

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