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When it comes to the wealthiest 100 cities in the United States, two of them are right here in Minnesota.

Thanks to the gang over at Forbes.com, we can now see where the wealthiest cities in the country are located. And, yeah, the usual suspect states like New York, New Jersey, and California are pretty well represented on the latest list. But there are two cities here in the Land of 10,000 Lakes that earned a place on this exclusive list.

Do you know which ones they are? I'd have guessed maybe Woodbury or Chanhassen. Heck, even Minnesota's Med City of Rochester, with its high concentration of doctors, wouldn't be a bad guess. But, nope-- none of those are correct. So which two cities here in the Bold North are they?

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Why, that honor would go to Orono (one of the west Twin Cities suburbs) and Medina (located a little northwest of Minneapolis). According to this BringMeTheNews story, they're the only two cities in the entire North Star State to make the list.

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Google Street View

"Orono is up one spot from last year to 53rd in the nation with an average household income of $243,419. Medina made the list for the first time at 93rd overall with an average household income of $211,742," the story said.

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Google Street View

Both of those are quite a bit higher than the average Rochester median household income of $65,195 (according to Data USA.) All of which means I guess I won't be moving to either Orono or Medina anytime soon.

If you want to know just who might be able to afford a home not only in the only two Minnesota cities to make that list, but ANY of the cities included on that list, we have a pretty good idea of who they are. Keep scrolling to check out the Richest Families in America-- and how they earned their fortunes!

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