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22 percent of Americans mistakenly think they're middle class

GOBankingRates Logo By Gabrielle Olya of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 12: Do you really know what income class you’re in? If you’re like many Americans, you might not.
GOBankingRates surveyed over 2,000 Americans to find out if they could correctly define their own income level — and over one-fifth of them identified themselves incorrectly as middle income. And that wasn’t the only thing Americans got wrong about their income level.

It takes more money to be 'middle income' than some think.

Do you really know what income class you’re in? If you’re like many Americans, you might not.

GOBankingRates surveyed more than 2,000 Americans to find out if they could correctly define their own income level — and over one-fifth of them identified themselves incorrectly as middle income. And that wasn’t the only thing Americans got wrong about their income level. Click ahead for more.

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