The Law Dictionary

Your Free Online Legal Dictionary • Featuring Black’s Law Dictionary, 2nd Ed.

MIDDLE CLASS Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

White-collar, non-manual workers, lower-level managers, and small business owners make up this specific type of social class. Holds about one-third of the country’s employed population. This class’s income is higher than the working-class’s income, yet lower than that of the doctors, engineers, lawyers, middle-sized business owners in the upper-middle class and rich people of the upper class.


This article contains general legal information but does not constitute professional legal advice for your particular situation. The Law Dictionary is not a law firm, and this page does not create an attorney-client or legal adviser relationship. If you have specific questions, please consult a qualified attorney licensed in your jurisdiction.