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.
They underscore the extent to which our ideas of normality are tied closely to socioeconomic status.
Grouping them by geography and socioeconomic status (Real Housewives) is another.
Statistically speaking, teen moms are at a disadvantage for future education and socioeconomic status.