They are more successful than anyone else. They can get their kids into private schools which will give them a better education. They can afford more expensive foods and can get better jobs with bigger incomes so that they can keep their spot at the top of the hierarchy.
Upper Middle Class
They are very successful and probably have more sympathy than the rich. They are have high incomes and social status.
They live an average life. Slightly more expensive lifestyle than those below them. They possibly can't get their children into private schools but they live a comfortable life and have successful employment. They don't have to worry about rent or taxes because they can afford it.
They often start off in a poorer family but become more successful than their other family from possibly a hobby or from college which they can go to.
They live an unsuccessful life but still don't give up because they have the most sympathy and care for others even though they often can't care for themselves. They still provide enough for them to live and be okay. They have a low paying job but they do not complain because they are happy with what they have and know it's better than nothing.