Of note: The spots in the Northwest that are the costliest to live, at least in terms of median hosing prices.
Forbes magazine put together a list of the 500 most expensive zip codes in the country. Four from Washington made the list, two from Oregon, none from Idaho.
Highest-ranking at 46 was Medina, Washington (across Lake Washington from Seattle), with a median home price of $2 million (boosted a bit no doubt by Bill Gates' waterfront spread). The other three from the Evergreen: 209 - Mercer Island (median $1 million), 235 - Seattle 98112 (median $957,079) and 247 - Bellevue 98004 (median $938,940).
The two from Oregon: 401 Arch Cape on the coast (median $749,500 and 483 Lake Oswego (median $676,410).
Nothing shocking there, just worthy of note.