Did we say we wanted to live in One Rincon Hill? No, no. What we meant was, we wanted to live in Atherton. See, Forbes released its latest list of zip codes where the wealthy hatch and call home. Some silly town in a silly state took top honors -- 07620, Alpine, New Jersey, median home price $4,139,041. But! California's Atherton, 94027, came in at number two, boasting a median home price as of $3,849,133.
Atherton, according to Business Week, is home to Eric Schmidt, chairman and CEO of Google; Charles Schwab, founder of the brokerage firm bearing his name; folliclly-challenged Meg Whitman, CEO of eBay; NFL football player Jerry Rice; and the greatest guitarist in the history of music/breaker of Stevie Nicks' magical heart, Lindsay Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac.
The top ten are:
1. 07620, Alpine, N.J., $4,139,041
2. 94027, Atherton, Calif., $3,849,133
3. 10014, New York, N.Y., $3,521,514
4. 91008, Duarte, Calif., $3,444,773
5. 90210, Beverly Hills, Calif., $3,367,167
6. 92067, Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., $3,362,493
7. 93108, Santa Barbara, Calif., $3,284,652
8. 94024, Los Altos Hills, Calif., $3,277,500
9. 10065, New York, N.Y., $3,176,534
10. 07926, Brookside, N.J., $3,121,115