America’s Four Middle Classes
There isn’t one American middle class; there are four. Each is different from the others in its attitudes, outlook and financial circumstance—sometimes in ways that defy traditional stereotypes of the middle class.
Baby Boomers: The Gloomiest Generation
America’s baby boomers are in a collective funk. Members of the large generation born from 1946 to 1964 are more downbeat about their lives than are adults who are younger or older.
The Middle Class Blues
Pricey Neighborhoods, High Stress
Americans Say They Aren't Saving Enough
Who Wants To Be Rich?
The Currently Hard-Pressed Put a Higher Personal Priority on Being Wealthy than Do the Well-to-Do
You’re Laid Off
A Worsening Economy Couldn't Come at a Worse Time for Many U.S. Workers
Inside the Middle Class: Bad Times Hit the Good Life
Americans feel stuck in their tracks. A majority of survey respondents say that in the past five years, they either haven’t moved forward in life or have fallen backward.
U.S. Population Projections: 2005-2050
If current trends continue, the population of the United States will rise to 438 million in 2050, from 296 million in 2005, and 82% of the increase will be due to immigrants arriving from 2005 to 2050 and their U.S.-born descendants.
Do Blacks and Hispanics Get Along?
Yes, but Not Always, and Not about Everything
Race, Ethnicity and Campaign ’08
People...Can We All Get Along?