10. New York
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Wall Street, amirite? Yet interestingly, New York’s top 10 percent income level ($114,750) is not number one in the nation. That’s one of the reasons that the Empire State isn’t the best place in the country to be rich. In fact, it’s only the 10th best.
In addition, New York is among the worst states for taxing the rich, with a top bracket of 8.82 percent.
However, here’s a fact that will probably surprise you: It has the second-lowest property crime rate in the country. (Remember, New York state is far more than just the five boroughs of New York City.)