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Old 06-15-2014, 04:41 AM
 
Location: Mount Airy, Maryland
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Originally Posted by BigCityDreamer View Post
In this era of the internet, it should be rather easy for people to find information about the socioeconomics of an area. This information is freely available at your fingertips. Therefore, people should not be this surprised.

For example, check out this map and article. It shows you in detail the wealth breakdown of different places. The yellow areas are the richest and most educated 5% in the U.S. Just enter your zip code and see how it compares:

Washington: A world apart | The Washington Post
The internet also gives you the opportunity to talk to real people and get their opinions.
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Old 06-15-2014, 12:57 PM
 
Location: East Coast of the United States
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The internet also gives you the opportunity to talk to real people and get their opinions.
Yes, but I think that people should have at least a general understanding about the variation of wealth and income in the region in which they live.

It's not like all people make the same mortgage payment every month or something.
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