Posted 3 years ago on June 21, 2019, 9:15 a.m. EST by agkaiser
from Fredericksburg, TX
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Our wonderful "free market capitalist" economy is booming ... for less than half of us. Aristo pleasures abound but the service employees who provide them can't afford to enjoy them. Growing up I was constantly told, "we can't afford that!" ... about everything from the toy all my classmates had to a college education. It stings. I can personally attest that resentment grows.
"While most hourly theme park workers can’t afford to buy tickets and food for a family of four for a day at a theme park, the average visitor has the disposable income. The average annual household income for guests at theme parks was $86,000, according to the study. That’s twice the $43,000 that residents in Greater Orlando bring home and way above the $55,775 median annual household income nationwide, according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau."