What does it take to be in the top percentage...

What does it take to be in the top percentage of households in the United States? How about on Long Island? See the full list below. Credit: Getty Images

If you're looking for how to become 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 considered upper class in Nassau, Suffolk and the rest of the United States?

A recent 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 does Nassau and Suffolk hold up against other upper class stats throughout the country? Check out the results which came from the Census Bureau's 2013 American Community Survey study by clicking below.

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

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