Here Is Proof That The American Middle Class Is Collapsing

November 3, 2013 4:42 pm

Increasingly, how much you have determines your life experiences – not that it was any different in history, just that the set of common experiences is going down – including where you live. We spotted this number today, showing the trend in income segregation in American neighborhoods – forty years ago, 65 percent of Americans lived in middle-income neighborhoods. Today, that number is only 42 percent. The rest of Americans live either in rich neighborhoods or in poor neighborhoods. (Source)

Let us look at the remaining 58 percent – the rich and the poor. It gets tricky here – The ‘Forbes 400? Worth More Than Half of All Americans Combined

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