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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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PINC-03. Educational Attainment--People 25 Years Old and Over, by Total Money Earnings in 2008, Work Experience in 2008, Age, Race, Hispanic Origin, and Sex

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands. People 25 years old and over as of March of the following year. A.O.I.C. stands for alone or in combination)

      College
    High School   Bachelor´s Degree or More
Total Less Than 9th Grade 9th to 12th Nongrad Graduate (Incl Ged) Some College No Degree Associate Degree Total Bachelor´s Degree Master´s Degree Professional Degree Doctorate Degree
Both Sexes
Total 25 Years and Over
Total Work Experience
Black alone (2)
    Total 22,598 968 2,633 8,008 4,589 2,031 4,368 2,878 1,203 159 127
Without Earnings 7,503 729 1,511 2,799 1,228 448 790 504 227 27 33
With Earnings 15,095 239 1,122 5,210 3,362 1,583 3,578 2,374 977 133 95
  $1 to $2,499 or loss 536 30 95 172 121 58 60 36 22 2 0
  $2,500 to $4,999 393 11 64 131 96 31 61 39 22 0 0
  $5,000 to $7,499 546 15 90 188 126 46 82 60 17 4 1
  $7,500 to $9,999 459 11 80 205 76 36 52 36 10 4 2
  $10,000 to $12,499 800 38 99 340 156 87 81 55 25 0 0
  $12,500 to $14,999 434 17 72 196 71 35 43 36 5 0 2
  $15,000 to $17,499 732 27 98 369 122 43 74 62 12 0 0
  $17,500 to $19,999 580 7 66 285 147 38 37 29 8 0 0
  $20,000 to $22,499 1,048 20 110 462 250 101 105 82 14 6 4
  $22,500 to $24,999 555 5 38 261 115 74 63 36 27 0 0
  $25,000 to $27,499 952 13 85 384 265 100 106 90 12 2 2
  $27,500 to $29,999 504 5 31 206 136 63 63 54 8 1 0
  $30,000 to $32,499 1,017 9 58 385 258 118 189 150 36 0 2
  $32,500 to $34,999 340 1 9 133 88 38 70 53 15 2 0
  $35,000 to $37,499 854 8 22 316 203 116 188 153 31 1 3
  $37,500 to $39,999 286 2 9 93 82 28 72 54 18 0 0
  $40,000 to $42,499 891 2 32 237 246 108 264 202 59 2 2
  $42,500 to $44,999 140 3 1 41 33 15 47 41 6 0 0
  $45,000 to $47,499 494 4 21 96 137 46 191 140 43 6 2
  $47,500 to $49,999 235 0 4 67 33 38 93 64 27 0 1
  $50,000 to $52,499 674 7 17 175 148 92 235 140 79 7 9
  $52,500 to $54,999 141 0 2 45 27 23 43 21 14 4 5
  $55,000 to $57,499 276 0 6 63 51 30 125 71 44 7 4
  $57,500 to $59,999 82 2 0 17 15 7 40 28 7 5 0
  $60,000 to $62,499 449 2 1 106 105 37 198 120 64 9 4
  $62,500 to $64,999 66 0 0 9 15 16 27 12 14 1 0
  $65,000 to $67,499 180 0 2 29 33 31 85 56 23 4 2
  $67,500 to $69,999 59 0 0 7 19 5 28 20 5 3 0
  $70,000 to $72,499 212 0 0 34 39 23 117 65 42 3 6
  $72,500 to $74,999 34 0 0 6 1 4 23 8 14 0 1
  $75,000 to $77,499 162 0 3 28 22 7 102 54 34 7 7
  $77,500 to $79,999 49 0 0 12 12 8 17 6 11 0 0
  $80,000 to $82,499 144 0 0 15 24 25 80 57 15 6 2
  $82,500 to $84,999 36 0 2 0 8 4 22 15 6 0 0
  $85,000 to $87,499 67 0 0 12 3 2 49 17 31 0 1
  $87,500 to $89,999 19 0 0 0 4 0 15 7 8 0 0
  $90,000 to $92,499 101 0 0 15 12 14 60 34 19 3 4
  $92,500 to $94,999 15 0 0 0 2 0 13 11 2 0 0
  $95,000 to $97,499 40 0 0 1 5 4 30 12 10 5 4
  $97,500 to $99,999 12 0 0 2 5 4 2 1 0 0 1
  $100,000 and over 480 2 6 67 51 30 324 144 118 38 24
 Median earnings...(dollars) 30,019 14,660 16,580 24,971 30,014 31,697 46,742 41,995 52,280 67,220 71,298
    Standard error..(dollars) 263 1,153 511 352 481 502 469 361 1,472 5,052 6,838
 Mean earnings.....(dollars) 35,695 17,605 20,940 29,139 32,376 35,552 54,259 48,031 58,481 107,026 92,998
    Standard error..(dollars) 410 1,167 1,956 646 468 812 1,093 1,011 1,696 15,515 13,685
 Gini ratio 0.401 0.401 0.457 0.376 0.345 0.350 0.360 0.342 0.333 0.353 0.355
    Standard error 0.0078 0.0543 0.0494 0.0138 0.0142 0.0213 0.0156 0.0184 0.0281 0.0824 0.0980
 B-Cell 1,430 1,430 1,430 1,430 1,430 1,430 1,430 1,430 1,430 1,430 1,430

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