Correlates of Socio-Economic Status
Upper Class  5% <ul><li>$170,000 + </li></ul><ul><li>Mansions, estates, penthouses </li></ul><ul><li>Gated communities, va...
Upper- Middle Class  10 – 15 % <ul><li>80,000 – 170,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Spacious, fairly expensive homes with dens </li>...
Lower Middle Class  30 – 35 % <ul><li>40,000 – 80,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Row houses, apartments, townhouses </li></ul><ul><...
Working Class  40 – 45 % <ul><li>25,000 – 40,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Row houses, apartments </li></ul><ul><li>Less desirable...
Lower Class  20 – 25 % <ul><li>< $25,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Subsidized housing, trailers, run-down homes, apartments, shelt...
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Correlates Of Socio Economic Status

  1. 1. Correlates of Socio-Economic Status
  2. 2. Upper Class 5% <ul><li>$170,000 + </li></ul><ul><li>Mansions, estates, penthouses </li></ul><ul><li>Gated communities, vacation resorts, center city penthouses </li></ul><ul><li>CEO, Entrepreneur, pro athlete, Entertainer, Life of leisure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ivy League, advanced degree </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Country club, yachting, travel </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Upper- Middle Class 10 – 15 % <ul><li>80,000 – 170,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Spacious, fairly expensive homes with dens </li></ul><ul><li>Suburbs, expensive housing developments </li></ul><ul><li>Doctor, lawyer, successful businessman, </li></ul><ul><li>Engineer, Accountant </li></ul><ul><li>Private college, some Ivy League, master’s to doctorate degree </li></ul><ul><li>Golf, tennis, travel </li></ul>
  4. 4. Lower Middle Class 30 – 35 % <ul><li>40,000 – 80,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Row houses, apartments, townhouses </li></ul><ul><li>Residential areas </li></ul><ul><li>White collar worker, businessman, manager, skilled worker, teacher </li></ul><ul><li>State college, bachelor’s - master’s degree </li></ul><ul><li>Hanging with friends, shopping in mall, dining out, cards </li></ul>
  5. 5. Working Class 40 – 45 % <ul><li>25,000 – 40,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Row houses, apartments </li></ul><ul><li>Less desirable sections of town </li></ul><ul><li>Skilled or semi-skilled factory worker, service worker, small shop keeper, blue collar worker </li></ul><ul><li>High school, trade school, community college, Associate’s degree </li></ul><ul><li>Bowling, TV, videos, movies, poker </li></ul>
  6. 6. Lower Class 20 – 25 % <ul><li>< $25,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Subsidized housing, trailers, run-down homes, apartments, shelters </li></ul><ul><li>Slum areas, outskirts of town, trailer parks, run-down rural areas </li></ul><ul><li>Unskilled labor, migrant farmer, factory worker, unemployed </li></ul><ul><li>High school dropout, GED </li></ul><ul><li>Basketball, tv </li></ul>
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