U.S. Ranking for Social Mobility (50 largest cities)

Social mobility refers to the movement of individuals either up or down the socioeconomic ladder relative to their current standing, such as a low-income family moving up to become a part of the middle class.


For economic mobility, Clevleand ranks 40th out of the largest 50 metro areas in the U.S.. Cleveland’s high poverty rate and lack of economic mobility hold back our region from shared prosperity.