Wait, don’t answer that last one, but this says less than half of Americans consider themselves to be members of the middle class. And four in 10 who think they’ve made it to middle class say they’re struggling to stay there.
You can read more here, and download a PDF file of the poll here. The poll says a big factor in whether a person feel comfortably set is education. The more time spent in school, the more likely a person feels confident of his or her middle-class status.