Your phone area code can say a lot about you. It can reveal where you can be reached, the part of the country you're calling from, but it also reveals the economic situation of your area. The United States is undoubtedly one of the most economically stable countries and has the highest number of millionaires in the world, and area codes can tell which are the richest places in the country. 

Area codes can give information on the average household income of every state, but they can also reveal the quality of healthcare and education in a particular area. Here are five of the richest area codes in the United States!

Area code 516

516 is the area code that covers the western part of Long Island, New York, and is known as one of the most beautiful but also as the richest New York area. East Hills, a village in Nassau County, Long Island, ranked number 38 on Bloomberg's list of richest places with an average household income of $273,306. Sands Point is another beautiful village in Long Island that is also among the richest places in the United States, and has an average household income of $231,667. 

This wealthy neighborhood is also renowned for its significance in F. Scott Fitzgerald's famous novel "The Great Gatsby". In the book, Sands Point was known as the fashionable town of "East Egg", which was an area full of wealthy high-class people and lavish mansions.

Area code 561

561 is the area code for Palm Beach County, Florida, and is currently considered to be one of the richest area codes in the United States. Palm Beach is one of the wealthiest cities in Florida and across the U.S., it is a highly attractive location for business, and home to more than 40 billionaires and several luxury resorts. 

According to Bloomberg's list of the richest places in the U.S., Palm Beach ranked number 18, with an average household income of $314,090. Palm Beach is also part of the Miami metropolitan area, also known as the Gold Coast, which is a popular tourist destination. 

The city was named after a ship called "Providencia", that was carrying coconuts and wrecked near the island. Early settlers planted the coconuts, which weren't native to South Florida and are now some of the tallest and most majestic palm trees in Florida.

Area code 301

301 is the area code for Western Maryland, especially the part of Maryland that's included in the Washington DC metro area. Maryland is one of the richest states in the United States, and Travilah is the wealthiest place in both Maryland and the United States. 

With an average household income of $300, 607, Travilah falls within the wealthy 301 area code, which also covers Chevy Chase Town that has a poverty rate of only 0.6 percent and an average property value of $1.18 million. 

Travilah is a place with rich history, therefore it has a large number of historical homes. However, this place also has some of the most expensive houses in the country. For instance, a typical house in Travilah will cost you a whopping $1.17 million.

Area code 914

914 is the phone area code for Westchester County, New York. And according to the latest reports, Scarsdale, a town in New York City is the richest town on the East Coast, and the second-richest in the United States, boasting an average annual household income of $452,041. This certainly makes area code 914 one of the wealthiest ones. 

With its calm and quiet village spirit, delightful boutiques and shops, highly rated schools, numerous restaurants, and closeness to the city, Scarsdale is the perfect place to live in - but only if you can afford it. A house in Scarsdale costs around $1.6 million and the average monthly rent is somewhere around $5,500, which is among the most expensive in New York and the United States. Bronxville, another beautiful village in Westchester County is also among the richest ones with an average household income of $330,421.

Area code 650

650 is California's most expensive area code and covers South San Francisco Bay Area. The Bay Area has one of the country's highest average incomes and is home to some of the wealthiest towns in the United States, such as Atherton, Hillsborough, and Woodside, which all have average property values of $2 million. Located in San Mateo County, Atherton is the richest town in the U.S. and according to Bloomberg's Richest Places list, currently has an average household income of $525,000. 

But, when it comes to wealth and highest income, Hillsborough and Los Altos Hills come right after Atherton. These two towns also have an annual household income above $400,000. Silicon Valley, the world center of technology is also located in the South San Francisco Bay Area. Silicon Valley is home to numerous start-up and famous companies like Google, Apple, and Facebook. As of 2020, the Bay Area is also the home of the headquarters of 38 Fortune 500 companies. 

From this, we can conclude that the residents of the San Francisco Bay Area definitely earn more than the other major cities' residents across the US, which makes area code 650 one of the richest area codes.