These pre-middle-age to middle-age singles bring in lower incomes. Some rent their homes, while others own. Education level varies from high school or lower to college.
Single in the Suburbs
Middle- to upper-income singles living in the suburbs.
Singles ranging in age from 30s to 60s who earn a comfortable income. Some own their homes, and their careers range from management to service industry.
Leave It to Beaver
Middle- to upper-income suburban families.
Ranging in age from 30s to 50s, these married couples with children are likely to own their home and work in management, professional, or skill-based occupations. Education level varies from high school to college.
Bringin' Home the Bacon
Middle-income suburban couples without children.
Married couples ranging in age from mid-30s to early 50s with moderate incomes. A high proportion own their homes. Some have a college education.
Dollars and Sense
Suburban, financially savvy families.
More than 20% of these middle-aged married couples with children have a second mortgage or home equity loan. Most earn moderate incomes and work in management or professional occupations.