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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
65 Years or Over
Total Work Experience
White A.O.I.C.
    Total 32,989 3,180 3,366 12,249 5,069 1,801 7,325 4,318 2,029 522 455
Without Earnings 26,272 2,907 2,923 10,134 3,903 1,355 5,050 3,129 1,385 266 269
With Earnings 6,717 273 443 2,115 1,166 446 2,275 1,188 644 256 186
  $1 to $2,499 or loss 757 36 67 252 119 50 234 111 104 12 6
  $2,500 to $4,999 507 27 38 201 70 34 137 73 50 8 5
  $5,000 to $7,499 479 23 44 149 95 28 141 89 39 6 7
  $7,500 to $9,999 320 19 16 105 73 34 72 45 21 1 4
  $10,000 to $12,499 546 30 60 200 86 33 138 82 31 10 15
  $12,500 to $14,999 248 18 19 103 53 13 43 28 10 1 3
  $15,000 to $17,499 357 20 25 151 58 22 82 57 20 2 3
  $17,500 to $19,999 172 19 16 82 20 3 33 19 8 4 1
  $20,000 to $22,499 328 10 23 100 69 26 100 66 29 4 1
  $22,500 to $24,999 110 2 15 44 27 6 16 10 4 0 2
  $25,000 to $27,499 229 4 19 72 48 21 66 49 8 9 0
  $27,500 to $29,999 78 3 0 39 18 1 16 12 4 0 0
  $30,000 to $32,499 301 30 37 92 45 26 70 42 22 3 3
  $32,500 to $34,999 69 1 3 29 13 3 20 10 8 2 0
  $35,000 to $37,499 131 3 9 64 22 10 23 16 4 0 3
  $37,500 to $39,999 86 3 4 20 33 15 11 5 0 3 3
  $40,000 to $42,499 176 3 11 60 32 11 60 31 18 0 10
  $42,500 to $44,999 54 2 0 9 10 13 21 15 6 0 0
  $45,000 to $47,499 138 2 6 41 26 15 48 24 7 8 9
  $47,500 to $49,999 47 1 0 13 11 8 13 10 0 0 4
  $50,000 to $52,499 256 8 6 49 47 12 134 65 40 20 9
  $52,500 to $54,999 27 1 2 11 0 0 13 6 7 0 0
  $55,000 to $57,499 84 0 0 18 21 6 38 22 9 0 7
  $57,500 to $59,999 34 0 0 2 6 2 25 14 7 3 1
  $60,000 to $62,499 116 0 3 25 15 8 65 43 8 11 3
  $62,500 to $64,999 35 0 0 9 10 0 16 14 2 0 0
  $65,000 to $67,499 73 0 5 20 11 7 31 22 3 5 0
  $67,500 to $69,999 16 0 0 1 0 2 12 3 4 2 4
  $70,000 to $72,499 95 0 3 19 14 5 54 30 13 4 6
  $72,500 to $74,999 27 0 0 8 10 0 9 3 1 6 0
  $75,000 to $77,499 90 0 0 16 23 7 45 22 9 10 4
  $77,500 to $79,999 20 0 3 9 2 3 4 4 0 0 0
  $80,000 to $82,499 79 1 3 16 9 6 44 19 17 4 4
  $82,500 to $84,999 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
  $85,000 to $87,499 23 0 0 3 4 3 13 0 7 3 3
  $87,500 to $89,999 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  $90,000 to $92,499 48 0 3 6 9 0 31 16 9 2 5
  $92,500 to $94,999 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 5 0 0
  $95,000 to $97,499 17 0 0 9 3 0 5 2 3 0 0
  $97,500 to $99,999 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 1
  $100,000 and over 530 7 5 68 53 12 385 110 105 111 58
 Median earnings...(dollars) 19,587 12,679 12,378 15,800 20,337 20,643 32,157 25,695 26,843 75,516 56,421
    Standard error..(dollars) 605 1,063 897 425 1,133 2,275 1,696 1,553 4,380 4,392 8,181
 Mean earnings.....(dollars) 36,681 19,201 19,431 27,874 32,688 28,004 54,070 44,196 45,567 106,189 74,877
    Standard error..(dollars) 881 1,874 1,317 1,498 2,030 1,517 1,808 2,254 2,296 8,401 7,094
 Gini ratio 0.581 0.522 0.513 0.575 0.554 0.504 0.538 0.552 0.584 0.312 0.413
    Standard error 0.0120 0.0647 0.0439 0.0248 0.0298 0.0397 0.0183 0.0278 0.0324 0.0479 0.0601
 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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