I was doing some “research” last night and I came up on these numbers. They’re pretty interesting. ...And if you need the connection, here it is: millionaires & billionaires like to ski and ride, own a lot in Tahoe, put a lot of money into the ski industry, and have a lot to do with the revenue generated in the Lake Tahoe region.

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How Many Millionaires & Billionaires are in the SF Bay Area?

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moneyphoto:  tracy olson

I was doing some “research” last night and I came up on these numbers.  They’re pretty interesting…and if you need the connection, here it is:  millionaires & billionaires like to ski and ride, own a lot in Tahoe, put a lot of money into the ski industry, and have a lot to do with the revenue generated in the Lake Tahoe region.

 

money stackphoto:  amagil

Millionaires in the San Francisco Bay Area:

- 224,800 millionaires between San Francisco & San Jose Metro Areas in 2009 (and there are thousands more if you added Atherton, Blackhawk, Palo Alto, Woodside, & more to it)

138,300 households in the San Francisco Metro Area and 86,500 in the San Jose Metro Area had $1 million or more in financial assets in 2009 (source: Capgemini).

- #3 on the millionaire location list behind New York & LA (#2 if you added up entire SF Bay Area)

- SF Bay Area has at about .07 millionaires per capita, just behind New Yorks .08 millionaires per capita

money is goodphoto:  knsfinancial

Billionaires in San Francisco Bay Area:

- 45 of ‘em in the SF Bay Area (source: forbes) (101 in from California, more than any other state)

-16 in San Francisco

- 6 in Woodside

- 6 in Palo Alto

- 5 in Atherton

- 4 in Portola Valley

- 2 in San Mateo

- 2 in Marin County

- 1 in each of these:  Geyserville, Mountain View, Blackhawk, Los Altos Hills

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Millionaires in U$A in 2009:

New York – 667,200, +18.7%

Los Angeles – 235,800, +13.3%

Chicago – 198,100, +15.1%

Washington, D.C. – 152,400 +19.3%

San Francisco – 138,300 +14.5%

Philadelphia – 104,100, +20.1%

Boston – 102,300, + 14.4%

Detroit – 89,100, +12.1%

Houston –- 88,200, +28.9%

San Jose — 86,500, +24.5%

 

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