There’s more than one way to be a millionaire. Own enough land or hold enough stock in your retirement account and you can worth $1 million or more.
The group of people in Pennsylvania who claim a million dollars or more in annual taxable income is smaller, but still significant, according to a new online report by Penn Live and the Patriot News in Harrisburg.
Using data from the state Department of Revenue, Penn Live built an online map that allows users to determine the number of million dollar earners, as of 2011, in each Pennsylvania County as well as the total taxable income of all of the state’s top earners.
Erie, according to the data, had 154 residents who earned more than a $1 million in 2011. Those residents earned a total of $364 million for an average of 2.36 million.
Crawford County counted 16 people with taxable income of $1 million or more; Venango County had 15.
The largest number of millionaires could be found in Chester County in suburban Philadelphia, where 1,275 of them make their homes.
To view this online map, visit: http://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2014/02/pennsylvanias_million-dollar_e.html#incart_river_default