Lower Middle Class


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Lower Middle Class

1. The economic demographic including persons who earn more than the working class but less than the upper middle class. Members of the lower middle class may have some degree of job security and commonly have at least some college education. Teachers, accountants and many small business owners fall into the lower middle class.

2. An alternate term for the working class, in which case middle class refers to the lower middle class described above.
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