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.
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