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Beverly Hills Eclipsed by Calabasas as Home for Rich and Famous

  • Average household income in Calabasas is about $4,000 higher
  • Kanye West, rapper Drake helping to give city pop-culture cred
Entrance to the Commons, an upscale outdoor shopping mall in Calabasas.
Entrance to the Commons, an upscale outdoor shopping mall in Calabasas.Photographer: Ed-Ni-Photo/iStockphoto via Getty Images

After striking oil a half century ago, the fictional Clampett clan left their shack in the Ozarks and moved to Beverly Hills.

“The Beverly Hillbillies” ran for nine years on CBS and cemented the California city as the go-to-place for the wealthy. These days, the Clampetts might pick a different destination.