First, a point of reference about this town's penchant for faking it.
Apparently, "Kansas City Rich" or a "Kansas City Bankroll" is common practice amongst street level social climbers.
Example from Urban Dictionary:
Kansas City Bankroll - A big wad of singles with a fifty dollar bill surrounding them to give the impression of wealth.
"Don't let him fool you," a stripper might warn to one of her colleges. "It's a Kansas City bankroll."
And so . . .
A recent survey offers us a guide to the good life that doesn't exactly add up to the "generational wealth" that so many activists hate and is usually squandered by offspring by way of drug use and divorce . . .
In Kansas City, you'll need to earn $109,276 or more to be considered a "rich" person in the top 20% of the city's nearly 4 million residents. The site says the average income of the top 20% is $190,266.
The ultra-rich, or the top 5% of earners in KC, make way more: $336,124 on average, according to the analysis.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .
by: Alix Martichoux, Nexstar Media Wire Posted: / Updated: (NEXSTAR) - Have you ever wondered how your income stacks up against your neighbors? New data analysis by Go Banking Rates shows how much you need to make to be considered rich in 50 U.S. cities. The site used U.S.