Frequent Movoto real estate blog? OK, neither do we. But a list published on their site about the country's 10 most snobby small cities caught our eye. Why? Because Oak Park is seventh on the list.
"If locals aren't catching brunch at Hemmingway's Bistro, you might be able to find them strolling through one of the numerous art galleries in the area, the sixth most per capita on our list," writes blogger Laura Allen.
The town's affinity for fine art along with the number of private schools and the fact that over 60 percent of the village's population has a college degree was enough, according to Allen, to qualify Oak Park for the list.
Oak Park, however, is just a little less snooty than Hoboken, New Jersey, where the household average income is over $100,000, about $30K more than Oak Park. With numbers like that, how could Allen forget about River Forest? In 2012 the average household income there was $115,000.
But never fear, "California reigns supreme in the elitism department." Palo Alto, California was number one on the list.
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