affluency

noun
af·​flu·​en·​cy | \ ˈa-(ˌ)flü-ən(t)-sē How to pronounce affluency (audio) also a-ˈflü- or ə-\
plural affluencies

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While their populations are too small to make our list, their concentration of affluency is striking. Ben Baxter, AL.com, "Alabama cities ranked by ratio of affluent home values," 7 Dec. 2017

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1591, in the meaning defined above

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