The People of Bellflower, CA
High-income, high- expense suburban couples.
These married couples without children earn handsome salaries, but have significantly higher mortgages than the national average. Most own their homes, and some have a college education.
Lower-income families living in the suburbs.
Middle-income married couples with children, ranging in age from upper 30s to upper 50s. Some are high school graduates, while others have completed college. Occupations vary.
Middle-class, suburban individuals who speak a foreign language.
Age ranges from 30s to 60s. Some own their homes. Education varies from high school to college, with some earning graduate school degrees.
Single- income families living in the suburbs.
Families with one partner working and the other a stay-at-home parent. Some have a college education and work in the service industry or management.
Younger suburban immigrants.
Foreign-language-speaking individuals earning lower to middle incomes. Education level varies from high school to college. Some own their homes, while others rent.