Utah Ranks #1 for Middle Class Prosperity

Posted by Diana Fulcher on Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 at 2:27pm.

Though middle class households are pinching their pennies, they still desire homeownership as a means to increase personal wealth, according to a new study by personal finance resource SmartAsset. Researchers looked at the states in which the middle class is the strongest financially, factoring in housing costs, incomes, and job growth, among other criteria.  Utah came in at #1, see the chart below:

Middle Class Chart

Source: “Best States for the Middle Class: 2019 Edition,” SmartAsset.com (Nov. 13, 2019)

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