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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
Asian alone (3)
    Total 1,963 95 91 426 192 149 1,011 623 224 70 94
Without Earnings 286 31 26 78 34 20 96 77 11 4 4
With Earnings 1,677 64 65 348 157 128 915 546 213 66 90
  $1 to $2,499 or loss 34 3 0 9 4 1 18 16 1 0 0
  $2,500 to $4,999 22 6 5 2 4 0 5 5 0 0 0
  $5,000 to $7,499 57 2 0 16 10 0 29 18 5 3 3
  $7,500 to $9,999 40 5 1 14 6 3 11 11 0 0 0
  $10,000 to $12,499 64 4 5 11 10 4 30 20 11 0 0
  $12,500 to $14,999 34 3 4 18 2 3 4 2 2 0 0
  $15,000 to $17,499 82 7 4 26 6 9 30 23 7 0 0
  $17,500 to $19,999 39 2 3 17 2 2 13 10 1 2 0
  $20,000 to $22,499 103 11 14 31 10 16 20 17 3 0 0
  $22,500 to $24,999 52 4 4 19 12 2 10 8 0 2 0
  $25,000 to $27,499 72 0 7 26 5 6 28 19 8 0 1
  $27,500 to $29,999 27 3 3 11 3 4 4 4 0 0 0
  $30,000 to $32,499 106 6 0 35 16 7 42 26 11 2 3
  $32,500 to $34,999 26 0 3 7 5 6 5 5 0 0 0
  $35,000 to $37,499 77 2 0 30 5 5 35 28 7 0 0
  $37,500 to $39,999 14 2 0 4 2 0 6 4 0 0 2
  $40,000 to $42,499 74 0 8 14 9 9 34 25 2 0 7
  $42,500 to $44,999 16 0 1 1 0 7 7 5 1 0 1
  $45,000 to $47,499 61 0 2 7 6 2 44 31 8 2 3
  $47,500 to $49,999 16 0 0 1 3 4 9 8 1 0 0
  $50,000 to $52,499 79 0 0 15 7 9 48 29 12 4 2
  $52,500 to $54,999 8 0 0 0 4 0 4 2 0 2 0
  $55,000 to $57,499 35 3 1 5 3 2 22 12 8 0 2
  $57,500 to $59,999 6 0 0 0 2 0 5 5 0 0 0
  $60,000 to $62,499 66 0 0 6 4 7 49 34 10 3 2
  $62,500 to $64,999 6 0 0 1 0 0 5 3 2 0 0
  $65,000 to $67,499 28 0 0 0 0 3 24 14 6 0 4
  $67,500 to $69,999 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0
  $70,000 to $72,499 41 2 0 5 8 1 25 16 6 2 0
  $72,500 to $74,999 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 6 4 0 0
  $75,000 to $77,499 28 0 0 2 0 0 27 13 7 3 4
  $77,500 to $79,999 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0
  $80,000 to $82,499 39 0 0 4 1 4 30 18 7 0 5
  $82,500 to $84,999 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0
  $85,000 to $87,499 17 0 0 2 0 0 15 8 2 0 4
  $87,500 to $89,999 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 0 2 0
  $90,000 to $92,499 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 8 0 1
  $92,500 to $94,999 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0
  $95,000 to $97,499 12 0 0 2 0 2 8 3 2 0 3
  $97,500 to $99,999 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 2
  $100,000 and over 261 0 0 6 7 11 237 93 65 37 42
 Median earnings...(dollars) 38,036 (B) (B) 26,009 30,575 35,642 57,761 47,426 66,400 (B) 96,073
    Standard error..(dollars) 1,828 (B) (B) 1,085 2,278 4,076 2,587 2,088 5,037 (B) 32,122
 Mean earnings.....(dollars) 56,377 (B) (B) 32,550 44,761 47,948 73,484 59,142 73,449 (B) 112,362
    Standard error..(dollars) 1,980 (B) (B) 3,360 8,075 5,223 2,815 2,849 4,696 (B) 12,646
 Gini ratio 0.451 (B) (B) 0.403 0.515 0.394 0.384 0.401 0.362 (B) 0.284
    Standard error 0.0239 (B) (B) 0.0655 0.1113 0.0917 0.0301 0.0396 0.0602 (B) 0.0916
 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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