An individual's or group's position within a hierarchical social structure. Socioeconomic status depends on a combination of variables, including occupation, education, income, wealth, and place of residence. Sociologists often use socioeconomic status as a means of predicting behavior.
And grouping them by geography, socioeconomic status, and ethno-national background (Shahs of Sunset) is yet another.
Grouping them by geography and socioeconomic status (Real Housewives) is another.
They underscore the extent to which our ideas of normality are tied closely to socioeconomic status.
Statistically speaking, teen moms are at a disadvantage for future education and socioeconomic status.