Ranging in age from mid-30s to early 60s, these highly educated immigrants earn high salaries. A high proportion are homeowners.
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Middle- to upper-income suburban families.
Ranging in age from 30s to 50s, these married couples with children are likely to own their home and work in management, professional, or skill-based occupations. Education level varies from high school to college.
Wealthy married couples with children.
These affluent families live a very comfortable life in the suburbs. More than 20% have a family income over $125,000. Most have earned a college or graduate school degree, and most own their homes.
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.
Younger suburban singles.
Aspiring singles climbing the corporate ladder and calling the suburbs home. Age ranges from mid-20s to mid-40s. Most rent their homes.