These married couples without children earn handsome salaries, but have significantly higher mortgages than the national average. Most own their homes, and some have a college education.
Middle-class, suburban individuals who speak a foreign language.
Age ranges from 30s to 60s. Some own their homes. Education varies from high school to college, with some earning graduate school degrees.
Wide Open Foyers
Suburban families living in large houses.
These well-off married couples with children own their own homes, and the homes are bigger than average. Age ranges from the mid-30s to the upper 50s. Most are highly educated professionals, many with advanced degrees.
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.
Younger suburban immigrants.
Foreign-language-speaking individuals earning lower to middle incomes. Education level varies from high school to college. Some own their homes, while others rent.