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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: Colorado: Both Sexes

(Data from the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time (YRFT) workers. The relative earnings of a given group equals the median earnings of the group divided by $32,717, the median earnings of US YRFT workers aged 21 to 64, times 100)


                                       Total                                     Worked year-round full-time in 1999
                                                            Employed                                           Relative
                                             Perc.                                                 Median      earnings
                                  Number     dist.       Number   Percent      Number   Percent  earnings  (US Med=100)

21 to 64 years                 2,545,690     100.0    1,992,875      78.3   1,439,290      56.5   $35,112         107.3
 Not a high school graduate      222,530       8.7      126,425      56.8      80,410      36.1   $21,757          66.5
 High school graduate            562,055      22.1      418,070      74.4     304,745      54.2   $28,765          87.9
 Some college                    845,120      33.2      679,925      80.5     486,675      57.6   $32,294          98.7
 Bachelor degree                 577,250      22.7      488,845      84.7     358,115      62.0   $42,237         129.1
 Advanced degree                 271,295      10.7      234,970      86.6     178,645      65.8   $53,528         163.6

21 to 24 years                   232,435     100.0      175,150      75.4      88,165      37.9   $21,343          65.2
 Not a high school graduate       31,245      13.4       19,200      61.4      10,370      33.2   $17,370          53.1
 High school graduate             59,840      25.7       44,880      75.0      27,625      46.2   $20,768          63.5
 Some college                     95,720      41.2       73,510      76.8      33,775      35.3   $21,692          66.3
 Bachelor degree                  34,885      15.0       30,190      86.5      12,620      36.2   $25,949          79.3
 Advanced degree                   2,195       0.9        1,695      77.4         610      27.7   $26,774          81.8
25 to 34 years                   643,290     100.0      520,005      80.8     374,910      58.3   $31,179          95.3
 Not a high school graduate       64,380      10.0       38,640      60.0      24,365      37.8   $21,087          64.5
 High school graduate            128,235      19.9       98,615      76.9      69,975      54.6   $26,685          81.6
 Some college                    203,885      31.7      169,775      83.3     122,945      60.3   $30,044          91.8
 Bachelor degree                 176,910      27.5      155,230      87.7     116,360      65.8   $36,791         112.5
 Advanced degree                  51,055       7.9       44,935      88.0      32,700      64.0   $41,547         127.0
35 to 44 years                   727,810     100.0      596,085      81.9     446,905      61.4   $37,667         115.1
 Not a high school graduate       56,170       7.7       34,495      61.4      22,885      40.7   $23,590          72.1
 High school graduate            167,125      23.0      133,660      80.0     101,325      60.6   $31,083          95.0
 Some college                    238,920      32.8      200,780      84.0     150,440      63.0   $35,775         109.3
 Bachelor degree                 168,355      23.1      143,510      85.2     107,995      64.1   $49,482         151.2
 Advanced degree                  78,295      10.8       70,375      89.9      54,635      69.8   $59,190         180.9
45 to 54 years                   606,500     100.0      495,645      81.7     382,410      63.1   $40,308         123.2
 Not a high school graduate       37,015       6.1       20,585      55.6      13,890      37.5   $23,511          71.9
 High school graduate            119,995      19.8       92,125      76.8      70,600      58.8   $31,156          95.2
 Some college                    208,010      34.3      172,625      83.0     133,735      64.3   $36,584         111.8
 Bachelor degree                 138,370      22.8      119,825      86.6      92,830      67.1   $48,674         148.8
 Advanced degree                  90,860      15.0       82,215      90.5      65,210      71.8   $57,261         175.0
55 to 64 years                   335,650     100.0      205,990      61.4     146,900      43.8   $37,150         113.5
 Not a high school graduate       33,720      10.0       13,500      40.0       8,900      26.4   $23,764          72.6
 High school graduate             86,860      25.9       48,790      56.2      35,220      40.5   $30,287          92.6
 Some college                     98,585      29.4       63,235      64.1      45,780      46.4   $35,239         107.7
 Bachelor degree                  58,730      17.5       40,090      68.3      28,310      48.2   $46,780         143.0
 Advanced degree                  48,890      14.6       35,755      73.1      25,490      52.1   $55,193         168.7

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                   224,765     100.0       49,590      22.1      18,875       8.4   $25,712          78.6
 Not a high school graduate       37,935      16.9        5,340      14.1       1,960       5.2   $18,352          56.1
 High school graduate             68,535      30.5       12,995      19.0       4,695       6.8   $21,551          65.9
 Some college                     56,165      25.0       13,555      24.1       5,290       9.4   $25,368          77.5
 Bachelor degree                  31,675      14.1        8,780      27.7       3,325      10.5   $32,762         100.1
 Advanced degree                  22,590      10.1        7,535      33.4       3,040      13.5   $47,481         145.1


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Income |  Last Revised: June 03, 2010