Where the Middle-Class Metros Are Now

The share of adults in the middle-income tier was highest in Wausau, WI (67%) and lowest in Monroe, LA (42%). Middle-income adults lacked a majority in 50 metropolitan areas.

Middle class

The share of adults in the lower-income tier was highest in Laredo, TX and Brownsville-Harlingen, TX (47%) and lowest in Wausau, WI, Sheboygan, WI and Barnstable Town, MA (18%).


The share of adults in the upper-income tier was highest in Midland, TX (37%) and lowest in Laredo, TX, McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX, Las Cruces, NM and Visalia-Porterville, CA (9%).


Via citylab.com

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