Figure 1: Defining the Middle Class (JPG)
Figure 2: Chances of Downward Mobility from the Middle (JPG)
Figure 3: Additional Chance of Falling From the Middle to the Bottom Associated with Individual Characteristics (JPG)
Figure 4: Additional Chance of Falling 20 or More Percentiles Below Parental Rank Associated with Individual Characteristics (JPG)
Figure 5: Additional Chance Real Income is 20 Percent or More Below Parents' Income Associated with Individual Characteristics (JPG)
Figures 6-8: Intergenerational Downward Mobility by Race and Gender (JPG)
Figure 9: Black Men's Additional Chances of Downward Mobility Versus White Men's (JPG)
Figure 10: White Women's Additional Chance of Downward Mobility Versus White Men's (JPG)
Table 1: Characteristics of Men and Women Who Started in the Middle Class (JPG)
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