4. Middle class incomes fall further behind upper-tier incomes

The dispersion of American adults out of the middle is accompanied by rising inequality. Trends in household income show rising prosperity overall from 1970 to 2014, but median income increased the most for upper-income households and by less for middle-income and lower-income households.40 That development, coupled with the more rapid growth in the number of … Continue reading 4. Middle class incomes fall further behind upper-tier incomes