Everybody’s spending too much money, says one respondent.

More than 40 percent of Oklahomans believe the U.S. is entering an economic downturn similar to the Great Depression of the 1930s, according to the most recent Oklahoma Poll.

“When everybody is spending more money than they have coming in, what does that tell you? Depression is coming,” said DeLois Hickson of Mannford.

Overall, 41 percent said the U.S. is facing another Depression. Older people and those in the 35-44 age group were even more likely to be concerned.

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