Stratification

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Stratification

  1. 1. SOCIAL STRATIFICATION
  2. 2. <ul><li>The U.S. population is: </li></ul><ul><li>15% Upper Class </li></ul><ul><li>63% Middle Class </li></ul><ul><li>22% Lower Class. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The poorest 20% of our population holds 4% of our wealth. </li></ul><ul><li>The bottom 50% earn 13% of our nation’s income </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The richest 1/2% of our population holds 25% of our wealth </li></ul><ul><li>The richest 1% earns over 20% of our income </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>The richest 13% of our population holds 90.5% of our wealth. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Household Income </li></ul><ul><li>$25,000 - $100,000 54% </li></ul><ul><li>$100,000+ 6% </li></ul><ul><li>< $25,000 40% </li></ul><ul><li>Median Household Income $41,994 </li></ul><ul><li>Avg. Per Capita Income $35,400 </li></ul><ul><li>Avg. worker receives $16.23/hour </li></ul><ul><li>Avg. CEO receives $1,017.00/hour </li></ul>

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