These married couples without children earn handsome salaries, but have significantly higher mortgages than the national average. Most own their homes, and some have a college education.
Single in the Suburbs
Middle- to upper-income singles living in the suburbs.
Singles ranging in age from 30s to 60s who earn a comfortable income. Some own their homes, and their careers range from management to service industry.
Leave It to Beaver
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.
Suburban Empty Nesters
Older suburban couples with grown-up children.
Ranging in age from lower 50s to mid-60s, these couples have children that have left the nest. Most earn middle to upper incomes and own their homes.
Students in higher education. These individuals are enrolled in college or graduate school.