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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: District of Columbia: 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                   346,065     100.0      241,055      69.7     174,025      50.3   $38,461         117.6
 Not a high school graduate       45,435      13.1       20,920      46.0      13,350      29.4   $21,063          64.4
 High school graduate             69,570      20.1       40,170      57.7      28,755      41.3   $26,959          82.4
 Some college                     68,615      19.8       47,795      69.7      33,680      49.1   $33,164         101.4
 Bachelor degree                  74,150      21.4       60,455      81.5      43,265      58.3   $43,058         131.6
 Advanced degree                  71,535      20.7       63,215      88.4      48,960      68.4   $65,302         199.6

21 to 24 years                    39,785     100.0       24,715      62.1      10,270      25.8   $24,562          75.1
 Not a high school graduate        4,445      11.2        2,145      48.2       1,120      25.2   $14,563          44.5
 High school graduate              8,230      20.7        4,430      53.8       2,155      26.2   $20,453          62.5
 Some college                     11,335      28.5        6,430      56.7       2,080      18.3   $23,886          73.0
 Bachelor degree                  12,740      32.0        9,890      77.6       4,135      32.5   $28,655          87.6
 Advanced degree                   1,215       3.1          920      75.5         315      26.0   $33,712         103.0
25 to 34 years                    98,230     100.0       74,230      75.6      54,055      55.0   $35,646         109.0
 Not a high school graduate       10,340      10.5        5,020      48.6       3,410      33.0   $20,151          61.6
 High school graduate             17,320      17.6       10,540      60.9       7,340      42.4   $24,409          74.6
 Some college                     15,970      16.3       12,255      76.7       9,045      56.6   $30,271          92.5
 Bachelor degree                  27,725      28.2       23,570      85.0      17,600      63.5   $39,464         120.6
 Advanced degree                  23,005      23.4       20,795      90.4      15,095      65.6   $50,067         153.0
35 to 44 years                    85,765     100.0       61,530      71.7      46,925      54.7   $40,708         124.4
 Not a high school graduate       11,555      13.5        5,460      47.2       3,455      29.9   $21,078          64.4
 High school graduate             18,730      21.8       11,415      61.0       8,500      45.4   $26,831          82.0
 Some college                     17,500      20.4       12,965      74.1      10,040      57.4   $34,826         106.4
 Bachelor degree                  15,520      18.1       13,235      85.3      10,490      67.6   $51,922         158.7
 Advanced degree                  17,545      20.5       15,820      90.2      12,630      72.0   $68,840         210.4
45 to 54 years                    73,620     100.0       52,735      71.6      42,090      57.2   $46,229         141.3
 Not a high school graduate       10,020      13.6        4,785      47.8       3,220      32.2   $22,475          68.7
 High school graduate             14,530      19.7        8,760      60.3       6,880      47.3   $31,287          95.6
 Some college                     15,370      20.9       11,250      73.2       8,950      58.2   $39,367         120.3
 Bachelor degree                  11,675      15.9        9,685      82.9       7,905      67.7   $56,141         171.6
 Advanced degree                  18,305      24.9       16,445      89.8      13,680      74.7   $77,973         238.3
55 to 64 years                    48,670     100.0       27,845      57.2      20,685      42.5   $45,575         139.3
 Not a high school graduate        9,080      18.7        3,510      38.7       2,150      23.7   $23,705          72.5
 High school graduate             10,760      22.1        5,025      46.7       3,885      36.1   $31,608          96.6
 Some college                      8,440      17.3        4,895      58.0       3,570      42.3   $37,620         115.0
 Bachelor degree                   6,485      13.3        4,080      62.9       3,130      48.3   $57,825         176.7
 Advanced degree                  11,465      23.6        9,240      80.6       7,235      63.1   $85,337         260.8

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                    35,200     100.0        7,490      21.3       3,650      10.4   $40,965         125.2
 Not a high school graduate       10,000      28.4        1,260      12.6         530       5.3   $20,970          64.1
 High school graduate              8,015      22.8        1,275      15.9         535       6.7   $24,643          75.3
 Some college                      5,280      15.0        1,150      21.8         485       9.2   $29,291          89.5
 Bachelor degree                   3,865      11.0        1,010      26.1         590      15.3   $53,077         162.2
 Advanced degree                   5,745      16.3        2,415      42.1       1,310      22.8   $81,196         248.2


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