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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
55 to 64 Years
Total Work Experience
Black alone (2)
    Total 3,532 136 471 1,215 704 324 682 414 211 35 22
Without Earnings 1,444 79 283 519 285 101 177 121 49 3 4
With Earnings 2,088 57 188 697 418 223 505 293 162 32 18
  $1 to $2,499 or loss 78 2 18 17 10 11 20 6 12 2 0
  $2,500 to $4,999 65 5 8 22 11 6 14 8 5 0 0
  $5,000 to $7,499 79 9 14 19 21 7 9 7 2 0 0
  $7,500 to $9,999 59 2 7 38 4 6 3 2 1 0 0
  $10,000 to $12,499 90 6 9 31 19 13 12 9 3 0 0
  $12,500 to $14,999 59 2 13 18 9 3 14 11 3 0 0
  $15,000 to $17,499 92 7 18 43 13 5 6 5 1 0 0
  $17,500 to $19,999 85 3 8 52 10 8 4 1 3 0 0
  $20,000 to $22,499 111 3 17 52 20 8 12 9 1 2 0
  $22,500 to $24,999 64 2 7 22 16 6 11 7 4 0 0
  $25,000 to $27,499 126 3 11 56 22 16 17 12 4 2 0
  $27,500 to $29,999 69 5 4 34 14 7 5 5 0 0 0
  $30,000 to $32,499 117 2 16 44 22 14 20 17 2 0 0
  $32,500 to $34,999 37 0 2 19 5 4 7 1 4 2 0
  $35,000 to $37,499 122 2 9 51 29 15 15 11 3 1 0
  $37,500 to $39,999 37 0 0 17 10 1 8 6 3 0 0
  $40,000 to $42,499 131 2 6 32 34 28 29 23 6 0 0
  $42,500 to $44,999 26 2 0 5 8 6 4 2 2 0 0
  $45,000 to $47,499 64 0 4 11 18 8 22 15 6 2 0
  $47,500 to $49,999 20 0 1 8 3 2 7 4 2 0 1
  $50,000 to $52,499 126 1 7 23 37 14 44 31 13 0 0
  $52,500 to $54,999 15 0 0 0 6 4 5 1 0 2 2
  $55,000 to $57,499 40 0 2 6 14 0 18 6 10 0 2
  $57,500 to $59,999 17 0 0 8 2 0 7 3 2 2 0
  $60,000 to $62,499 80 0 0 16 16 9 40 27 9 2 2
  $62,500 to $64,999 20 0 0 0 3 4 12 3 9 0 0
  $65,000 to $67,499 30 0 2 6 8 3 11 5 6 0 0
  $67,500 to $69,999 10 0 0 3 3 0 4 4 0 0 0
  $70,000 to $72,499 28 0 0 10 3 2 13 8 3 2 0
  $72,500 to $74,999 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0
  $75,000 to $77,499 18 0 0 5 2 1 10 5 3 1 2
  $77,500 to $79,999 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  $80,000 to $82,499 24 0 0 5 5 4 10 5 0 5 0
  $82,500 to $84,999 5 0 2 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0
  $85,000 to $87,499 14 0 0 7 1 0 7 3 5 0 0
  $87,500 to $89,999 9 0 0 0 2 0 7 0 7 0 0
  $90,000 to $92,499 18 0 0 1 3 4 10 2 5 2 1
  $92,500 to $94,999 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  $95,000 to $97,499 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 3 2 3
  $97,500 to $99,999 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  $100,000 and over 84 0 3 11 12 6 52 29 13 5 5
 Median earnings...(dollars) 31,420 (B) 19,449 26,551 36,144 33,919 50,803 45,975 55,024 (B) (B)
    Standard error..(dollars) 582 (B) 1,831 707 1,039 2,441 766 3,051 2,899 (B) (B)
 Mean earnings.....(dollars) 39,493 (B) 36,423 32,469 37,824 37,005 55,224 49,152 58,483 (B) (B)
    Standard error..(dollars) 1,511 (B) 11,311 2,440 1,694 2,847 2,320 2,344 4,960 (B) (B)
 Gini ratio 0.428 (B) 0.624 0.400 0.353 0.370 0.371 0.341 0.400 (B) (B)
    Standard error 0.0223 (B) 0.1758 0.0417 0.0421 0.0612 0.0404 0.0507 0.0754 (B) (B)
 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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