America’s Richest County is Right Here in Texas
Incomes in this Texas county average around $300,000. And if you're thinking that's gotta be near one of the metro areas like Dallas or Houston, you're dead wrong.  This pile of riches has landed in a place you'd never expect.  And see how Angelina County compares.
20 Billion Barrels!
An assessment by the United States Geological Survey has found that Texas could be sitting atop 20 billion barrels of oil, 1.6 billion barrels of natural gas liquids, and 16 trillion cubic feet of associated natural gas.
Texas Oil Industry Is Booming
The energy industry continues to grow, and Texas may be benefiting from the oil and natural gas boom. But as USA Today points out, all of the growth and success doesn't come without a few headaches.