Sunday, 19 November 2017 06:35

The Lost Decade of the Middle Class

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Since 2000, the middle class has shrunk in size, fallen backward in income and wealth and shed some -- but by no means all -- of its characteristic faith in the future. Our new report, released Aug. 22, 2012, explores how middle-class Americans view themselves, as well as their outlook on the future and on the presidential candidates who are courting their votes.

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Source Notes:
• Middle-income tier data about median annual household income comes from Pew Research Center tabulations of U.S. Census Bureau data.
• Median net worth data is from Pew Research Center analysis of the Survey of Consumer Finances.
• The 'lost decade' chart showing average annual change in mean family income from 1950-2010 is from Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data.
• Survey findings are based on a nationally representative Pew Research Center survey, conducted July 16-26, 2012.

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