These Are the Most Expensive Suburbs in the United States

When you need an escape from city life — and price is no object.

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Real estate firm crunched the numbers to determine the 10 wealthiest suburbs in America, from Bronxville, NY to the Los Altos Hills of San Jose, California.

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10. San Jose, CA: Los Altos Hills

This Silicon Valley community is known for its rolling hills and views of the South and East Bay. The community also features a unique , 85 miles of trails and off-road paths that allow residents to explore the town via bike, foot or horseback.

Median home sales price: $3.45 million

Above: : $7.48 million; Deleon Realty

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9. Dallas, TX: Westlake

As the most expensive suburb of Dallas, Westlake has beautiful open spaces offering picturesque views of the Dallas-Fort Worth area. In addition to all the restaurants and upscale boutiques you'd imagine in such a place, there's a sought-after charter school, , and several corporate campuses including , a 750,000-square-foot leadership development center.

Median home sales price: $2 million

Above: : $4 million; Engel & Völkers Dallas Southlake

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8. San Diego, CA: Rancho Santa Fe

Located just four miles from the ocean, Rancho Santa Fe draws in residents with a temperate climate, and the town's renowned , named one of the top 20 best golf venues by Golf Digest, attracts golfers from around the country.

Median home sales price: $2.12 million

Above: : $3.88 million; Engel & Völkers Rancho Santa Fe

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7. San Antonio, TX: Terrell Hills

Terrell Hills is five miles from downtown San Antonio, a culturally rich pocket in southwest Texas. The area features many of San Antonio's famous attractions such as the , Broadway Street, the and the , one of the city's most historic private clubs, known for golf, tennis, and events.

Median home sales price: $1.32 million

Above: : $2.08 million; Sirell Realty

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6. Phoenix, AZ: Paradise Valley

Michael Phelps recently a $2.52 million home in Paradise Valley, a town known for approximately 294 days of sunshine every year. Phelps and his neighbors and can take advantage of professional sporting events, hiking, golf, and luxury amenities at one of the area's nine resorts, including . Paradise Valley also boasts one of Arizona's best restaurants, , whcih was named one of the best brunch restaurants in America and features stunning views of Camelback Mountain.

Median home sales price: $1.1 million

Above: $4.99 million; Engel & Völkers Scottsdale

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5. Philadelphia, PA: Bryn Mawr

Just 10 miles outside of Philadelphia, Bryn Mawr ("Great Hill" in Welsh) is on the region's famous Main Line. There are high-end restaurants and distinguished schools and colleges including Rosemont College, Bryn Mawr College, Villanova University, and Saint Joseph's University, all of which means ample green space.

Median home sales price: $760,292

Above: : $1.75 million; Fox & Roach Realtors

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4. Houston, TX: Southside Place

This upscale community spans a mere 10 blocks, making it an exclusive escape from bustling Houston. The area is notably family-friendly, with exceptional schools, lavish pools and parks, and an abundance of sprawling single-family homes.

Median home sales price: $1.23 million

Above: .: $1.53 million; Heritage Texas Properties

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3. Chicago, IL: Glencoe

This village 20 miles north of Chicago is bordered by Lake Michigan, the Cook County Forest preserve, and the . It's known for its appealing business district and the stunning views of Lake Michigan from many of its homes.

Median home sales price: $1.3 million

Above: : $3.28 million; @properties

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2. Los Angeles, CA: Bel Air

An affluent enclave on the west side of Los Angeles, Bel Air has been home to A-listers like Elizabeth Taylor, Ronald and Nancy Reagan, Jennifer Aniston, and Elon Musk. Tucked beneath the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains, the area's quaint tree-lined streets make it a luxurious respite from active Los Angeles.

Median home sales price: $3.45 million

Above: : $7.7 million; Rodeo Realty

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1. New York, NY: Bronxville

One of Westchester County's most alluring suburbs, Bronxville is a top choice for wealthy city residents who want to escape Manhattan. Located along the Bronx River only 15 miles from the city, the town has a rich history, high-end boutiques, and is home to . Frank Abagnale, Jr., Timothy Geithner, MIka Brzezinski, Ed McMahon, and Ted and Robert F. Kennedy have all lived there.

Median home sales price: $2.33 million

Above: : $6.9 million; Weichert

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