(BGP Note: We at BootheGlobalPerspectives give credit to Erica Raws and USA Today for research in this article)
* Cities with a population greater than 500,000
*Cities that have the highest percentage of households earning at least $150,000 per year.
*Corresponding salary a person needs to live comfortably in each of these cities.
The richest cities
These are the 10 richest cities, and the salary a person would need to live comfortably in each of them:
1. San Francisco — You'd need $124,561 to live comfortably in SF.
2. San Jose — You'd need around $115,515 in San Jose, California.
3. Washington, D.C. — $108,092 would be a comfortable salary in the nation's capital.
4. Seattle — $93,634 would be ideal here.
5. San Diego — You could be comfortable with a salary of $101,984.
6. Boston — $106,082 is what you'd need to be financially comfortable in this northern city.
7. New York City — To live comfortably, you'd need $131,365 in Brooklyn, $169,639 in Manhattan, and $116,907 in Queens.
8. Los Angeles — $102,061 would have you sitting pretty in LA.
9. Denver — $82,036 would be an ideal salary here.
10. Austin — Surprisingly, in spite of the high percentage of people earning over $150,000, you'd only need $72,912 to be comfortable in this Texas city.