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OrdinaryAvgGuy 01-30-2013 12:26 AM

High income earners in the USA
 
Inquiring minds would like to know your opinion on high income earners.

What percent of high income earners in the US came from a disadvantaged background? For the purpose of this discussion we will set the threshold at $250k.

Disadvantaged for the purpose of this poll is defined by 1 or more of the following

Coming from a household below the poverty level

Being raised in a one parent household

Having abusive parents who were drug addicts or alcoholics

Not having funds to pay for college

Not having the things that many of us take for granted. ie proper nutrition, a safe home, ect

Not looking for a political discussion here.

Vote above

weirdboy 01-30-2013 12:28 AM

Is that $250k household or individual?

What constitutes "disadvantaged"?



Also---just putting this out there-- I seriously doubt this thread is going to stay out of the debate forum.

Brewtah 01-30-2013 12:31 AM

Is there an actual number out there? Or just curious what people think?

Darwin18 01-30-2013 12:32 AM

Yeah, there's no way this won't be in the Debate forum tomorrow.

jeepinjeepin 01-30-2013 12:35 AM

I personally know one guy who started from nothing. I mean nothing. Nothing, as in couldn't afford to go back to school to get his stuff much less continue his education. He sold his multimillion dollar company last year.

OrdinaryAvgGuy 01-30-2013 12:36 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by weirdboy (Post 4841864)
Is that $250k household or individual?

What constitutes "disadvantaged"?



Also---just putting this out there-- I seriously doubt this thread is going to stay out of the debate forum.

I fixed the original post. Thanks for pointing that out.

Zuljin 01-30-2013 12:38 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Darwin18 (Post 4841881)
Yeah, there's no way this won't be in the Debate forum tomorrow.

Are you starting a debate about that? Got any data? Is it interpolated?

in-terp-oh-lated, by the way. Because it irks that one guy who wanted it presented that way in the trends.

OrdinaryAvgGuy 01-30-2013 12:38 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Brewtah (Post 4841878)
Is there an actual number out there? Or just curious what people think?

just curious as far as a percentage

OrdinaryAvgGuy 01-30-2013 12:41 AM

Lets see how long we can keep this dicussion out of the debate forum. Many of us dont have a premium membership and can not participate.

It's easy, just keep politics out of it :rolleyes:

weirdboy 01-30-2013 12:45 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by OrdinaryAvgGuy (Post 4841898)
I fixed the original post. Thanks for pointing that out.

I still don't know whether the $250k is household or individual income.


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