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San Francisco becomes highest-income big US metro area

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San Francisco edged out Washington, D.C., last year as the highest-earning large U.S. metropolitan area.

The San Francisco metro area's median household income last year was $96,667. That's ahead of the $95,843 figure for the nation's capital.

The median income for the San Francisco area rose by 9.2 percent last year.

Read more from Dow Jones Newswires.

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