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Questions - Income Levels - July 10-11, 2012

66% Are Happy With Their Lives
Most Americans Define $50,000-A-Year As Middle Income
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted July 10-11, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports

1* Do you consider yourself wealthy, upper middle class, middle class, lower class or poor?

2* I am now going to ask you whether people who earn a certain amount of money are living in poverty, lower-income, middle-income, upper-income or wealthy.

$20,000/year
$50,000/year
$100,000/year
$250,000/year
$500,000/year

3* Have most wealthy people earned their wealth by being successful in a career or do most wealthy people receive their wealth through inheritance? 

4* Generally speaking, are you happy with your life?

5* Generally speaking, are rich people happier than poor people? 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence