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What does it cost to be upper class on Long Island, New York, the United States?

If you want to be considered rich or improve your standard of living, one option is to move to a place with a lower cost of living. How much do you have to make to be in the upper income bracket in Nassau, Suffolk or communities in the rest of the United States?

A Planet Money report on NPR looked at what it takes to be above the top 75 percent of earners in a given area. The U.S. median household income may be $64,000, but, according to the Census Bureau, it takes a household income of $107,000 to be in the top 25 percent of earners.

How do Nassau and Suffolk hold up against other upper income communities? Check out the results which came from the Census Bureau's 2013 American Community Survey study.

Tell us where you'd like to move in the comments below; and then make sure to check out another list to see what it costs to be middle class on Long Island and in other parts of the country.

Cleveland -- $58,000

It takes a household income of $58,000 in
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It takes a household income of $58,000 in Cleveland to be in the top 25 percent of earners. The median household income in Cleveland is $32,000. An asset of the city is Quicken Loans Arena. This is Oct. 30, 2014, before a game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the New York Knicks.

Detroit -- $59,000

To be above 75 percent of the rest
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To be above 75 percent of the rest of the population in Detroit, your household income would have to be more than $59,000. Detroit's median household income is $30,000. This is the city skyline on July 18, 2013.

Milwaukee -- $67,000

It takes a household income of $67,000 to
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It takes a household income of $67,000 to be above 75 percent of other Milwaukee residents. The median household income is $36,000. This is the Menomonee River on Feb. 18, 2006.

Miami -- $73,000

To be in the upper 25 percent of
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To be in the upper 25 percent of earners in Miami, your family must bring in more than $73,000. The median household income is about half that at $36,000. This is Collins Avenue in Miami Beach on Sept. 26, 2006.

St. Louis -- $78,000

Although the median household income in St. Louis
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Although the median household income in St. Louis sits at $42,000, to be considered in the upper income bracket, a household needs more than $78,000. This is the St. Louis Arch on Oct. 7, 2014, during game four of the National League playoff between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium.

Philadelphia -- $83,000

To be in the top 25 percent of
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To be in the top 25 percent of earners in the City of Brotherly Love and cheese steaks, a household needs more than $83,000. The median household income is $43,000. This is the Philly skyline on April 25, 2014.

Indianapolis -- $85,000

In the home of the Indy 500, it
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In the home of the Indy 500, it takes $85,000 of household income to be in the upper income bracket. The median is $50,000. This is the second turn of the Indianapolis Speedway on July 27, 2013.

Phoenix -- $90,000

Arizona's capital city, which hosted the 2015 Super
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Arizona's capital city, which hosted the 2015 Super Bowl, requires more than $90,000 of household income to be in the upper income bracket. The median household income is $50,000. This is the downtown area on Jan. 30, 2015.

Baltimore -- $90,000

Baltimore households that bring in more than $90,000
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Baltimore households that bring in more than $90,000 are considered in the top 25 percent of earners. The median household income is $50,000. This is the skyline on Jan. 31, 2014, with ice on the Inner Harbor.

Las Vegas -- $93,000

For Las Vegas residents, a household income of
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For Las Vegas residents, a household income of more than $93,000 is required to be in the upper income bracket. This is the downtown skyline surrounded by the neighborhoods on Feb. 20, 2014.

New Orleans -- $98,000

It takes $98,000 to be in the top
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It takes $98,000 to be in the top 25 percent of earners in New Orleans, where the median household income is $48,000. A Mardi Gras reveler dangles beads above Bourbon Street on Feb. 12, 2013.

Pittsburgh -- $98,000

In Pittsburgh a household needs $98,000 annually to
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In Pittsburgh a household needs $98,000 annually to be considered in the upper income bracket. The median household income is $55,000. This is the skyline on April 10, 2006 behind PNC Park.

Los Angeles -- $100,000

In Los Angeles it takes six digits, $100,000,
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In Los Angeles it takes six digits, $100,000, to be in the top income bracket, defined as 75 percent more than other households. The median household income is $52,000. This is the Los Angeles skyline at twilight on Aug. 21, 2013.

Nashville -- $100,000

In the home of country music it takes
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In the home of country music it takes more than $100,000 to be part of the top 25 percent of income. The median household income is $60,000. This is the skyline with a concert stage along the Cumberland River on June 10, 2004.

Chicago -- $101,000

To be in the upper income bracket it
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To be in the upper income bracket it takes more than $101,000 annually in the Windy City. The median household income is $54,000. This is the shore of Lake Michigan on Feb. 18, 2014.

Omaha, Nebraska -- $108,000

It takes more than $108,000 annually to be
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It takes more than $108,000 annually to be in the upper income bracket in Omaha, Neb. The median household income is $67,000. This is downtown Omaha on June 23, 2014.

New York City -- $109,000

It takes more than $109,000 annually to be
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It takes more than $109,000 annually to be in the upper income bracket in New York City. The median household income is $57,000. This is midtown from under the Queensboro Bridge on Feb. 25, 2015.

Dallas -- $115,000

In Dallas, it takes more than $115,000 in
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In Dallas, it takes more than $115,000 in household income to be the upper income bracket. The median household income is $69,000. This is downtown Dallas and its skyline.

Minneapolis -- $116,000

In Minnesota's largest city, it takes more than
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In Minnesota's largest city, it takes more than $116,000 annually to be in the top income bracket. The median is $64,000. This is the skyline on Aug. 17, 2013.

Boston -- $117,000

It takes almost double -- $117,000 — the
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It takes almost double -- $117,000 — the median household income of $60,000, to be in the upper income bracket in Beantown. This was a parade on Jan. 26, 2015.

Portland -- $117,000

It takes $117,000 in annual household income to
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It takes $117,000 in annual household income to be in the upper income bracket. The median household income is $72,000. This is Providence Park stadium on April 14, 2013, before a soccer match between the San Jose Earthquakes and the Portland Timbers.

Denver -- $119,000

To be in the top 25 percent of
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To be in the top 25 percent of household income in Denver, a household needs more than $119,000 annually. The median household income is $65,000. This is the downtown Denver skyline on July 21, 2012.

San Diego -- $122,000

In San Diego a household needs more than
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In San Diego a household needs more than $122,000 annually to be in the upper income bracket. The median is $71,000 annually. Part of the San Diego skyline shows behind a basketball game on Nov. 11, 2012, between Syracuse and San Diego State on the USS Midway, now a maritime museum docked in downtown San Diego.

Nassau County -- $150,000+

There aren't exact percentages for Nassau County households
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There aren't exact percentages for Nassau County households to compare identically to other U.S. cities. However, it takes more than $150,000 to have income equal to those in the top 28.2 percent of households in Nassau. The median household income in Nassau is $97,690, according to the 2013 American Community Survey. This is Long Beach on Oct. 25, 2013.

Suffolk County -- $150,000+

Although Suffolk County has a lower median household
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Although Suffolk County has a lower median household income than Nassau at $87,763, it takes more to be in the upper income bracket. According to the 2013 American Community Survey, it takes more than $150,000 to be in the top 21.9 percent of households in Suffolk. This is the Montauk Lighthouse on Nov. 20, 2009.

Washington, D.C. -- $160,000

The nation's capital has the largest difference between
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The nation's capital has the largest difference between upper and median household income in the country. It takes $160,000 to be in the top 25 percent of households, and the median sits at $71,000. This is the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 15, 2015. It is undergoing repairs and is wrapped in scaffolding.

Seattle -- $165,000

Home of Starbucks and the Space Needle, it
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Home of Starbucks and the Space Needle, it takes more than $165,000 in annual household income to be in the upper income bracket. The median household income is $102,000. This is the landmark Space Needle on Sept. 30, 2006.

San Francisco -- $171,000

In San Francisco, you'll need more than $171,000
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In San Francisco, you'll need more than $171,000 in annual household income to be in the upper income bracket. The median household income is $96,000. This is the Mission District near Dolores Park on July 4, 2014.

San Jose -- $182,000

Home to Silicon Valley workers and tech giants,
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Home to Silicon Valley workers and tech giants, San Jose, Calif., tops the list of what it takes to be in the upper income bracket. It takes $182,000 annually. The median income in San Jose is $103,000. This is the Fairmont Hotel on Aug. 29, 2007 in downtown San Jose.

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