What salary is upper class?

The upper-class incomes were the only ones to rise over those 16 years. The 2018 piece from Pew reported that, in 2016, the median income for the upper class was $187,872. For the middle class, it was $78,442, and for the lower class, it was $25,624 (in 2016 dollars; figures reflect a three-person household).

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