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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
65 Years or Over
Total Work Experience
White alone (1)
    Total 32,714 3,150 3,324 12,173 5,004 1,779 7,285 4,299 2,013 519 454
Without Earnings 26,051 2,881 2,891 10,067 3,852 1,341 5,019 3,115 1,371 265 269
With Earnings 6,663 269 433 2,105 1,153 438 2,266 1,184 642 254 186
  $1 to $2,499 or loss 753 36 66 252 118 49 232 111 104 10 6
  $2,500 to $4,999 503 26 38 201 70 31 137 73 50 8 5
  $5,000 to $7,499 478 23 44 149 95 26 141 89 39 6 7
  $7,500 to $9,999 313 19 16 103 70 34 72 45 21 1 4
  $10,000 to $12,499 540 30 56 198 86 32 138 82 31 10 15
  $12,500 to $14,999 248 18 19 103 52 13 43 28 10 1 3
  $15,000 to $17,499 350 18 24 148 58 21 82 57 20 2 3
  $17,500 to $19,999 172 19 16 82 19 3 33 19 8 4 1
  $20,000 to $22,499 326 10 21 100 69 26 100 66 29 4 1
  $22,500 to $24,999 108 2 15 44 25 6 16 10 4 0 2
  $25,000 to $27,499 227 4 19 72 46 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 $32,499 295 30 34 92 45 25 69 41 22 3 3
  $32,500 to $34,999 68 1 3 29 12 3 20 10 8 2 0
  $35,000 to $37,499 129 3 9 63 21 9 22 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 $52,499 253 8 6 49 46 12 132 65 38 20 9
  $52,500 to $54,999 27 1 2 11 0 0 13 6 7 0 0
  $55,000 to $57,499 81 0 0 18 20 6 37 20 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 46 0 3 6 9 0 29 14 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 12 384 110 105 111 58
 Median earnings...(dollars) 19,650 12,703 12,373 15,815 20,283 20,847 32,092 25,583 26,552 75,627 56,374
    Standard error..(dollars) 590 1,061 908 434 1,218 2,247 1,629 1,766 4,367 4,390 8,153
 Mean earnings.....(dollars) 36,770 19,344 19,511 27,907 32,769 28,281 54,046 44,143 45,565 106,371 74,854
    Standard error..(dollars) 887 1,900 1,345 1,504 2,052 1,539 1,812 2,263 2,304 8,424 7,104
 Gini ratio 0.581 0.521 0.520 0.575 0.556 0.504 0.539 0.554 0.585 0.309 0.414
    Standard error 0.0120 0.0650 0.0450 0.0248 0.0300 0.0401 0.0184 0.0279 0.0324 0.0481 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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