Popponesset Island is the 4th richest place in America. At the same time, it is the smallest community on the list of America’s Top 10 Richest Places.
The scenic island is a Census Designated Place defned by the US Census Bureau and located within the a) Barnstable Town Metropolitan Statistical Area in b) Mashpee in Barnstable County on c) Cape Cod in d) Massachusetts. According to Sperling’s Best Places, median home cost here is $555,490. Forbes.com lists the median family income as $243,000 annually.
The whole island is a neighboirhood of large houses, mansions, and boat ramps. BUT, plenty of jobs are located around it – about 6,000 of them right now, in Healthcare and Retail. In addition, a lot of wildlife is nearby, including a large number of American Bald Eagles. Native American Museums and Pow Wows add to the interest. This part of Cape Cod is great for vacations,m work, and walking tours, as well as an annual hike across the entire Cape.