Resources The People of Hagerstown, MDShoestring SinglesDownscale, striving singles.Struggling urban singles that are on a tight budget, making minimum wage and working in service jobs. Most have a high school education or lower and most rent.Ramen MetrosLower-income urban singles.Most rent their apartment or condo. Some have a college education and work in services and the professional sector.Bringin' Home the BaconMiddle-income suburban couples without children.Married couples ranging in age from mid-30s to early 50s with moderate incomes. A high proportion own their homes. Some have a college education.Dollars and SenseSuburban, financially savvy families.More than 20% of these middle-aged married couples with children have a second mortgage or home equity loan. Most earn moderate incomes and work in management or professional occupations.Working ClassUrban families drawing a mid-scale income.A higher percentage own their own homes. Education varies from high school to college with some holding mid-management positions.