You would be hard pressed to find a city in a better economic situation than Falls Church. With an income per capita over double the national average and solid future and recent job growth numbers, it was named the richest county in the United States in 2011. Additionally, with an unemployment rate that's only half the national figure, it also has the lowest poverty level out of all American independent cities and counties. The headquarters of Fortune 500 companies like General Dynamics, Computer Sciences Corporation and Northrup Grumman are all addressed here. There is a small public school system in place to suit the small nature of the city, with four public grade schools available for younger citizens and colleges like Georgetown University and George Mason Universities nearby should they choose to pursue that avenue.

If you're looking to make a move to a prosperous city on the east coast and are willing to live on the smaller scale of a condominium, you are going to want to take a look at Falls Church, Virginia. This small independent city with a total size of only two square miles and a population of less than 14,000 is a terrific place to spread your professional wings. Condos here are mostly in large buildings, contributing to the mild downtown atmosphere, and typically run from the low to high $200,000s depending on how much space you require.

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