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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
45 to 54 Years
Total Work Experience
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 36,595 1,536 2,315 11,759 6,144 4,081 10,760 6,932 2,738 621 469
Without Earnings 6,330 523 795 2,306 1,016 516 1,173 846 251 46 30
With Earnings 30,265 1,013 1,520 9,453 5,128 3,564 9,588 6,086 2,488 575 439
  $1 to $2,499 or loss 637 37 65 194 114 73 154 111 31 6 5
  $2,500 to $4,999 626 54 52 205 132 74 108 81 22 1 5
  $5,000 to $7,499 718 60 65 248 106 99 140 103 36 0 1
  $7,500 to $9,999 626 50 77 256 88 59 97 69 24 3 0
  $10,000 to $12,499 1,075 81 93 398 231 117 154 118 27 6 5
  $12,500 to $14,999 558 57 63 219 82 51 87 69 14 2 2
  $15,000 to $17,499 1,218 87 118 508 212 88 206 171 28 3 3
  $17,500 to $19,999 747 50 71 321 119 83 102 86 15 0 0
  $20,000 to $22,499 1,588 151 140 656 253 180 208 156 33 16 3
  $22,500 to $24,999 827 43 75 366 147 103 94 63 24 3 4
  $25,000 to $27,499 1,277 50 83 577 244 126 197 140 48 5 4
  $27,500 to $29,999 749 28 48 342 153 90 88 61 22 2 4
  $30,000 to $32,499 1,776 76 125 682 326 237 330 267 55 4 4
  $32,500 to $34,999 576 19 32 232 125 76 92 72 20 0 0
  $35,000 to $37,499 1,458 37 73 601 268 223 256 180 62 9 5
  $37,500 to $39,999 576 11 33 233 116 71 113 92 20 0 0
  $40,000 to $42,499 1,613 27 59 574 320 225 410 304 89 9 7
  $42,500 to $44,999 415 10 12 137 80 56 119 89 24 1 5
  $45,000 to $47,499 984 17 28 329 206 128 276 201 60 11 4
  $47,500 to $49,999 547 5 14 195 109 68 158 93 54 6 4
  $50,000 to $52,499 1,580 14 50 442 293 228 553 371 142 24 16
  $52,500 to $54,999 350 2 19 101 55 45 128 67 54 2 4
  $55,000 to $57,499 675 12 10 141 126 102 284 177 93 5 9
  $57,500 to $59,999 277 3 4 77 50 43 100 61 29 7 3
  $60,000 to $62,499 1,033 10 15 252 149 149 458 301 126 21 11
  $62,500 to $64,999 205 3 4 36 47 24 91 53 26 3 9
  $65,000 to $67,499 712 0 10 156 149 100 297 211 63 13 10
  $67,500 to $69,999 197 1 11 39 28 25 93 58 29 3 2
  $70,000 to $72,499 720 2 13 185 105 93 323 199 82 19 24
  $72,500 to $74,999 149 0 2 37 15 22 72 47 19 3 3
  $75,000 to $77,499 557 1 10 116 83 53 293 191 77 13 12
  $77,500 to $79,999 152 0 4 22 25 26 76 44 26 1 4
  $80,000 to $82,499 571 4 9 90 88 109 271 159 79 11 22
  $82,500 to $84,999 91 0 2 6 18 12 53 26 22 4 1
  $85,000 to $87,499 335 0 8 38 68 50 172 95 53 8 16
  $87,500 to $89,999 115 0 0 17 12 28 59 27 26 2 3
  $90,000 to $92,499 379 2 5 62 43 50 218 129 66 15 8
  $92,500 to $94,999 66 0 0 8 11 7 41 19 18 2 2
  $95,000 to $97,499 184 1 2 28 32 17 104 65 30 2 7
  $97,500 to $99,999 99 0 0 16 19 13 52 28 10 9 4
  $100,000 and over 3,225 8 16 313 282 143 2,463 1,233 708 318 204
 Median earnings...(dollars) 40,152 20,483 23,025 31,599 37,159 40,351 61,859 56,129 67,603 100,000 91,764
    Standard error..(dollars) 151 294 677 199 394 394 299 616 1,768 (NA) 5,427
 Mean earnings.....(dollars) 53,208 22,549 29,117 37,936 43,772 45,266 83,321 73,098 88,162 149,067 111,459
    Standard error..(dollars) 445 625 1,524 496 632 807 1,135 1,303 2,261 6,886 4,429
 Gini ratio 0.442 0.365 0.416 0.380 0.380 0.357 0.367 0.388 0.335 0.220 0.231
    Standard error 0.0054 0.0255 0.0270 0.0092 0.0119 0.0137 0.0089 0.0114 0.0173 0.0308 0.0392
 B-Cell 1,249 1,249 1,249 1,249 1,249 1,249 1,249 1,249 1,249 1,249 1,249

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