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The Working Class 30% of the U.S. population mainly semiskilled machine operators construction workers routine mechanized work in the service sector pink-collar occupation (low-paying, semiskilled positions) working class families earn less than middle class and have less financial security few people in working class have more than high school education The Working Poor 20% of the U.S. population life revolves around the poverty level unskilled, part-time or low paid jobs
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Unformatted text preview: • employed single mothers often belong to this class • African Americans and Latinos, more than non-Hispanic whites, are found in this subclass • life is from paycheck to paycheck The Underclass • About 3% to 5% of the U.S. population • poor and seldom employed • long-term deprivation • problems associated with age, disability and discrimination • reliance on public assistance • chances that children will move out of poverty are 50-50...
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