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Middle-Class Tourism Jobs: Fact Check

Lisa Halverstadt, VOICE OF SAN DIEGO

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

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Kelly Cunningham, an economist at the National University System Institute for Policy Research, also suggested San Diegans need to make more to be considered middle class.
Some analysts define the middle class as the middle 50 percent of incomes. By that calculation, Cunningham said the average 2011 San Diego County income of about $51,000 means residents who make or live in a household with a total income of $38,000 to $70,000 can be considered middle class.