The most expensive zip codes in 15 major US cities

Fisher island, floridaShutterstock.comThe median listing price for homes on Fisher Island, Miami, is $US5,900,000.

City life is expensive — but city life in the swankiest neighbourhoods in the US can be outrageous.

The median listing price for homes in the quaint Boston neighbourhood of Beacon Hill is over $US3.7 million. And if you head to Atherton in San Francisco, the median home price exceeds $US10 million.

Online real estate site Trulia analysed the median price per square foot of homes across the biggest metropolitan areas in the US and provided Business Insider with a list of the most expensive zip codes in each.

Here, we’ve highlighted the most expensive zips in 15 major cities, ranked in order of price per square foot of real estate, the neighbourhood (or island) they’re most closely associated with, and the median listing price in each neighbourhood.

15. St. Louis, Missouri: 63124 | Ladue

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A home in Ladue.

Median listing price:$US889,495

Price per square foot:$US248

14. Tampa, Florida: 33786 | Belleair Beach

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A Belleair Beach home.

Median listing price:$US725,000

Price per square foot:$US380

13. Newark, New Jersey: 07078 | Short Hills

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A home in Short Hills.

Median listing price:$US1,849,500

Price per square foot:$US409

8. Seattle, Washington: 98039 | Medina

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A home in Medina.

Median listing price:$US2,998,000

Price per square foot: $US746

6. Boston, Massachusetts: 02108 | Beacon Hill

The streets of Beacon Hill.

Median listing price: $US3,750,000

Price per square foot: $US1,290

3. Miami, Florida: 33109 | Fisher Island
Fisher Island.

Median listing price:$US5,900,000

Price per square foot:$US1,586

2. San Francisco, California: 94027 | Atherton

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A home in Atherton.

Median listing price: $US10,247,500

Price per square foot: $US1,669

1. New York, New York: 10007 | Tribeca

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Tribeca, Manhattan.

Median listing price:$US5,105,000

Price per square foot:$US2,829

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