78701, the downtown zip code, was named the richest zip code in Austin by the 2013 edition of the Census’ American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. According to Austin Business Journal, it was estimated that downtown residents live on an estimated $89,670/year in capita. West Lake Hills and Rollingwood fall shortly behind downtown, estimating $76,782 per year.
But what other city in Texas exceeds downtown Austin? Central Houston residents living in the 77010 zip live on about $200,200 a year per capita. Click here to view a map that shows just how wealthy Texas is. The most wealthy areas are color coded a darker red.