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Source: Pew Research 2012 report on social and demographic trends

The Diminishing Middle Class

According to the latest survey conducted by the Pew Research, with analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau and Federal Reserve Board of Governors, the American middle class has been shrinking since 2000. Here's a look at some findings from Pew Research's latest report on social and demographic trends, "The Lost Decade of the Middle Class"