There are downtrodden poor and there are the filthy rich; but in between linger a large section of middle class people who exert significant impact on the society and political outlook of the nation. In India alone, more than 280 million people belong to the middle-class section of society. There are numerous benefits of living in middle class neighborhood. While the poor are totally engrossed in earning their everyday living that they have no time for neighbors, the rich are so busy hoarding their money that they don’t care for their neighbors. On the other hand, the middle class section of the society is so concerned about their neighbors that they may at times appear to be nosey. Let us check out what are the top 6 benefits you get by living in a middle class neighborhood.
6. Political benefits
All the politicians are aware that the middle class will be mainly responsible for the outcome of the elections. In addition, they are the section of the society that are looking for change and a candidate who can bring about that change. The middle class neighborhood extorts maximum benefit out of elections and politicians by making their stand clear. Unlike the rich neighborhood, where everyone takes care of their own needs, the middle class fights for the improvement of their whole neighborhood.
5. You are not alone
You will never be alone either in your sorrow nor joy in middle class neighborhood. Your neighbors are always with you, even if you desire some privacy, there is no getting away from their prying eyes. Festivals and weddings become a great deal of merriment due to involvement of everyone in the community. You will always have someone to tag along for a walk, shopping or some project you plan on. Also, you feel secure because anything out of order will catch someone’s attention to be rectified or reported immediately.
4. Companionship for children and teens
You children will have good group of friends to bond with. Though there is the fear of your child being misled by peers, it is always good to know the parents and family of the children your kid is hanging out with. You will know where or whom to reach to find the whereabouts of your child. As they are in group, you will feel less concerned about their safety. When you are called for an urgent meeting or to accompany a sick friend, you will have someone who can pick your children from school and also a place they can stay until you get back.
3. Helps savings
In an understanding and good middle class neighborhood, people often carpool, share common expenses, and often make use of hand-me down and second hand things that they have no more use of. You can always tie up with someone for commuting to office, or sending children to school. As everyone from middle-class is willing to save some bucks, you can benefit a lot through this common interest you share with your neighbors.
2. Consumer market benefits
All big companies have the demand of middle class population in their mind when launching a new product. The poor cannot afford many of the products, whereas the rich are few and do not bother much about what they buy. It is the middle-class section of the society who give much thought to what they are investing in, be it property, refrigerator or a vehicle. The discounts and major sales are put up to garner attention and meet demands of middle class section of the society. You never have to worry about missing out on a good sale, because one of your neighbors is sure going to update you about it.
1. Shared common amenities
Though the middleclass neighborhood doesn’t has sprawling spaces, especially in cities, most of the apartments or community set ups have great shared amenities like club houses, play grounds for children, gardens, libraries and gyms for a little extra price. Recently, swimming pools, WIFI and other modern amenities have been added to the list. Most of the middle class people invest in an own house and health insurance with the saved money to secure their future.