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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: District of Columbia: Females

(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                   182,760     100.0      122,605      67.1      85,845      47.0   $36,748         112.3
 Not a high school graduate       22,530      12.3        9,090      40.4       5,435      24.1   $20,827          63.7
 High school graduate             37,405      20.5       20,265      54.2      14,610      39.1   $26,484          80.9
 Some college                     38,300      21.0       26,495      69.2      18,500      48.3   $32,370          98.9
 Bachelor degree                  40,285      22.0       32,295      80.2      22,010      54.6   $40,412         123.5
 Advanced degree                  35,380      19.4       30,395      85.9      22,485      63.5   $57,374         175.4

21 to 24 years                    22,365     100.0       13,960      62.4       5,765      25.8   $24,614          75.2
 Not a high school graduate        1,855       8.3          730      39.4         420      22.6   $13,618          41.6
 High school graduate              4,430      19.8        2,135      48.2       1,025      23.2   $18,918          57.8
 Some college                      6,185      27.7        3,710      59.9       1,225      19.8   $23,553          72.0
 Bachelor degree                   8,150      36.4        6,425      78.8       2,720      33.4   $27,617          84.4
 Advanced degree                     680       3.0          495      73.2         165      24.6   $28,950          88.5
25 to 34 years                    51,055     100.0       37,135      72.7      26,775      52.4   $35,239         107.7
 Not a high school graduate        4,955       9.7        2,025      40.8       1,140      23.0   $19,519          59.7
 High school graduate              9,235      18.1        4,995      54.1       3,610      39.1   $24,023          73.4
 Some college                      8,355      16.4        6,140      73.5       4,495      53.8   $28,567          87.3
 Bachelor degree                  14,220      27.9       12,065      84.8       8,940      62.9   $36,967         113.0
 Advanced degree                  12,260      24.0       10,995      89.7       7,925      64.6   $46,265         141.4
35 to 44 years                    43,185     100.0       29,385      68.0      21,300      49.3   $37,836         115.6
 Not a high school graduate        5,595      13.0        2,330      41.6       1,355      24.2   $20,428          62.4
 High school graduate              9,625      22.3        5,525      57.4       3,945      41.0   $25,887          79.1
 Some college                      9,600      22.2        6,975      72.6       5,200      54.2   $33,356         102.0
 Bachelor degree                   7,785      18.0        6,385      82.0       4,755      61.1   $49,091         150.0
 Advanced degree                   8,115      18.8        6,980      86.0       5,195      64.0   $64,858         198.2
45 to 54 years                    39,410     100.0       27,445      69.6      21,650      54.9   $43,859         134.1
 Not a high school graduate        5,260      13.3        2,190      41.6       1,470      28.0   $22,427          68.5
 High school graduate              7,780      19.7        4,675      60.1       3,700      47.6   $30,622          93.6
 Some college                      8,815      22.4        6,495      73.7       5,325      60.4   $39,303         120.1
 Bachelor degree                   6,355      16.1        5,130      80.7       4,010      63.1   $51,429         157.2
 Advanced degree                   9,345      23.7        8,120      86.9       6,455      69.1   $68,892         210.6
55 to 64 years                    26,750     100.0       14,680      54.9      10,360      38.7   $39,868         121.9
 Not a high school graduate        4,870      18.2        1,820      37.4       1,045      21.5   $22,401          68.5
 High school graduate              6,335      23.7        2,935      46.3       2,330      36.8   $30,488          93.2
 Some college                      5,340      20.0        3,175      59.5       2,255      42.2   $37,342         114.1
 Bachelor degree                   3,775      14.1        2,290      60.7       1,585      42.1   $55,825         170.6
 Advanced degree                   4,985      18.6        3,805      76.3       2,745      55.1   $65,279         199.5

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                    20,680     100.0        3,870      18.7       1,630       7.9   $31,935          97.6
 Not a high school graduate        5,600      27.1          705      12.6         255       4.5   $20,625          63.0
 High school graduate              5,430      26.3          870      16.0         345       6.4   $24,688          75.5
 Some college                      3,300      16.0          670      20.3         255       7.8   $29,677          90.7
 Bachelor degree                   2,240      10.8          525      23.5         260      11.6   $52,949         161.8
 Advanced degree                   2,565      12.4          865      33.7         405      15.8   $60,962         186.3


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