9) Alpharetta, Georgia
Alpharetta is a city of wealth in Georgia with a median household income reaching over $90,000 annually. The Fulton County city sits right outside of Atlanta with a population of approximately 58,000 residents, according to 2010 statistics, and an estimated growth reaching 64,000 residents in 2014. Alpharetta is home to many major companies, allowing for a prospective job market. Corporate names such as Adecco, Comcast, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Microsoft, Nokia, Siemens, and more can all be found through the city while the top employers holding the most positions include McKesson, ADP, and LexisNexis. Alpharetta is also known for having an active entertainment based community that attends the annual Alpharetta Brew Moon Fest in October as well as the Scarecrow Harvest and weekly farmers’ market.
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