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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 alone, not Hispanic
    Total 31,383 398 1,558 10,247 5,388 3,748 10,044 6,429 2,585 583 447
Without Earnings 5,206 199 579 1,999 886 462 1,081 768 240 42 30
With Earnings 26,177 199 980 8,248 4,503 3,286 8,963 5,660 2,345 541 417
  $1 to $2,499 or loss 552 10 42 179 108 68 145 105 31 4 5
  $2,500 to $4,999 501 9 39 169 116 62 107 79 22 1 5
  $5,000 to $7,499 580 16 35 204 99 93 134 97 35 0 1
  $7,500 to $9,999 474 8 42 219 74 44 88 64 23 2 0
  $10,000 to $12,499 838 15 59 316 208 97 143 110 24 5 5
  $12,500 to $14,999 431 13 36 188 64 50 79 63 14 2 0
  $15,000 to $17,499 951 16 76 419 179 78 183 152 25 3 3
  $17,500 to $19,999 573 12 32 268 92 77 92 79 13 0 0
  $20,000 to $22,499 1,194 26 56 562 208 165 177 132 27 15 3
  $22,500 to $24,999 664 2 45 311 122 97 88 57 24 3 4
  $25,000 to $27,499 1,076 6 60 500 214 118 178 124 45 5 4
  $27,500 to $29,999 622 3 37 284 130 83 85 58 21 2 4
  $30,000 to $32,499 1,451 18 84 585 265 207 292 236 48 4 4
  $32,500 to $34,999 500 7 24 206 109 73 81 62 18 0 0
  $35,000 to $37,499 1,263 10 53 529 225 208 237 165 58 9 5
  $37,500 to $39,999 521 3 28 207 111 68 104 83 20 0 0
  $40,000 to $42,499 1,447 4 44 521 284 207 387 291 80 9 7
  $42,500 to $44,999 359 4 9 116 69 55 106 78 23 1 5
  $45,000 to $47,499 869 0 19 298 189 116 246 181 52 9 4
  $47,500 to $49,999 499 3 9 186 94 60 147 84 53 6 4
  $50,000 to $52,499 1,420 2 37 384 265 213 520 347 132 24 16
  $52,500 to $54,999 327 0 16 90 53 45 123 66 52 2 3
  $55,000 to $57,499 615 1 7 126 115 101 265 169 81 5 9
  $57,500 to $59,999 263 1 3 75 47 41 94 56 28 7 3
  $60,000 to $62,499 946 4 9 235 140 133 425 281 118 18 9
  $62,500 to $64,999 191 0 4 35 43 22 87 48 26 3 9
  $65,000 to $67,499 664 0 10 146 130 96 283 200 61 13 9
  $67,500 to $69,999 181 1 11 38 23 25 82 49 28 3 2
  $70,000 to $72,499 653 2 11 165 92 83 300 182 77 19 22
  $72,500 to $74,999 137 0 0 33 12 22 69 44 19 3 3
  $75,000 to $77,499 513 0 8 101 78 51 275 175 76 13 12
  $77,500 to $79,999 146 0 4 22 24 26 70 39 26 1 4
  $80,000 to $82,499 517 0 6 82 71 101 257 153 76 9 19
  $82,500 to $84,999 83 0 0 6 14 12 50 25 20 4 1
  $85,000 to $87,499 313 0 6 35 61 48 164 90 50 8 16
  $87,500 to $89,999 111 0 0 14 10 28 58 27 26 2 3
  $90,000 to $92,499 357 0 3 56 41 47 210 124 65 14 8
  $92,500 to $94,999 66 0 0 7 11 7 41 19 18 2 2
  $95,000 to $97,499 170 1 2 25 27 17 97 64 24 2 7
  $97,500 to $99,999 94 0 0 16 19 10 50 28 9 9 4
  $100,000 and over 3,043 2 11 291 263 130 2,347 1,179 675 300 194
 Median earnings...(dollars) 41,548 20,128 26,178 32,158 38,340 40,641 62,253 56,759 69,100 100,000 91,969
    Standard error..(dollars) 156 1,152 724 217 843 386 437 621 1,713 (NA) 5,526
 Mean earnings.....(dollars) 55,577 23,044 28,808 38,827 44,450 45,347 83,976 73,704 88,362 151,434 111,301
    Standard error..(dollars) 482 1,383 736 551 667 768 1,162 1,326 2,289 7,255 4,577
 Gini ratio 0.435 0.390 0.376 0.380 0.382 0.350 0.363 0.385 0.334 0.210 0.231
    Standard error 0.0057 0.0575 0.0248 0.0099 0.0127 0.0140 0.0092 0.0118 0.0178 0.0317 0.0402
 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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