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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This three-part series is set in fictional Pepys Road in south London - once home to modest, lower-middle class families, which over the years has become gentrified, bringing new faces and conflict.
Students at government institutions in Pakistan are by and large from poor to lower-middle class backgrounds whose parents cannot afford to send them to private colleges or abroad.
Furthermore, while figures for 1990, 2000 and 2014 all contain more lower-middle class than middle class households, by 2030 it is expected that "there will be notably more middle-class households than those in the lower-middle-class bracket (19.
It said KMC hospitals were the only resource to provide basic medication to the poor and lower-middle class.
On the day when the subsidy on water and electricity announced by Kejriwal government got over, the P leader on Tuesday went back to his vote-base of middle and lower-middle class in Chandni Chowk constituency and said if P does not come to power they will continue to pay double rates for water and electricity.
The woman victim, dubbed Nirbhaya, 23, a trainee physiotherapist from a lower-middle class family who had worked in a call center, was lured onto the bus on the night of December 16.
RAWALPINDI -- Dilapidated buildings in various localities of the city which are mostly inhabited by middle and lower-middle class families pose serious threat to the lives of residents due to their dilapidated condition.
Examining aspects of land, class and community, and the apartment building, the book describes the formation of the Bombay City Improvement Trust in the aftermath of the plague epidemic of 1896 and the subsequent genesis of the suburban vision, the formation of Bombay's new lower-middle class and the emergence of Dadar-Matunga as a lower-middle-class suburb in the 1920s and 30s, the rise and spread of the apartment building as a distinctive dwelling type during the period, the emergence of new forms of metacaste identities like the South Indian in these suburbs, and the suburbanization of Salsette Island and its annexation to the Bombay municipal limits in the late 1950s.
His work concentrates on the lower-middle class and depict an openness; people lounging outside or going about everyday work with little regard to the shabby environment around them.
Almost six in ten (59 per cent) short-term unsecured loans for lower-middle class households have been rejected, compared to just 31 per cent of upper and upper-middle class and one in five (22 per cent) for people from poorer backgrounds.
County's population benefits from just such legislation, being that most residents are low-income, lower-middle class, poverty-wage workers.
The rich are shirking their duty to serve their country and leaving the dirty work to the poor and the lower-middle class.