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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: Delaware: 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                   441,780     100.0      337,860      76.5     260,520      59.0   $35,114         107.3
 Not a high school graduate       44,445      10.1       24,605      55.4      17,250      38.8   $23,321          71.3
 High school graduate            137,050      31.0      101,110      73.8      78,290      57.1   $29,136          89.1
 Some college                    129,415      29.3      102,610      79.3      77,940      60.2   $33,495         102.4
 Bachelor degree                  75,080      17.0       63,955      85.2      50,445      67.2   $43,778         133.8
 Advanced degree                  41,060       9.3       36,175      88.1      29,105      70.9   $57,912         177.0

21 to 24 years                    37,925     100.0       27,580      72.7      14,800      39.0   $21,713          66.4
 Not a high school graduate        4,750      12.5        3,025      63.7       1,555      32.8   $18,489          56.5
 High school graduate             10,805      28.5        8,030      74.3       5,045      46.7   $20,466          62.6
 Some college                     14,990      39.5       10,740      71.7       5,065      33.8   $22,065          67.4
 Bachelor degree                   5,570      14.7        4,585      82.3       2,365      42.4   $29,080          88.9
 Advanced degree                     380       1.0          265      70.6         105      27.8   $29,375          89.8
25 to 34 years                   104,145     100.0       84,475      81.1      66,200      63.6   $31,417          96.0
 Not a high school graduate        9,285       8.9        5,705      61.4       3,865      41.6   $21,633          66.1
 High school graduate             29,395      28.2       22,870      77.8      17,880      60.8   $26,522          81.1
 Some college                     30,435      29.2       25,315      83.2      19,955      65.6   $30,560          93.4
 Bachelor degree                  22,820      21.9       20,425      89.5      16,590      72.7   $38,753         118.4
 Advanced degree                   8,855       8.5        7,865      88.8       6,060      68.4   $43,580         133.2
35 to 44 years                   126,075     100.0      102,750      81.5      82,815      65.7   $37,019         113.1
 Not a high school graduate       10,500       8.3        6,470      61.6       4,805      45.7   $24,110          73.7
 High school graduate             40,790      32.4       32,640      80.0      26,335      64.6   $30,460          93.1
 Some college                     37,355      29.6       31,145      83.4      25,055      67.1   $36,545         111.7
 Bachelor degree                  21,920      17.4       19,220      87.7      15,670      71.5   $49,797         152.2
 Advanced degree                  11,350       9.0       10,350      91.2       8,590      75.7   $62,008         189.5
45 to 54 years                   102,565     100.0       82,785      80.7      66,950      65.3   $40,070         122.5
 Not a high school graduate        8,565       8.4        4,745      55.4       3,745      43.8   $25,918          79.2
 High school graduate             32,370      31.6       25,110      77.6      20,145      62.2   $32,224          98.5
 Some college                     29,830      29.1       25,025      83.9      20,140      67.5   $38,643         118.1
 Bachelor degree                  16,090      15.7       14,180      88.1      11,480      71.4   $49,632         151.7
 Advanced degree                  12,560      12.2       11,650      92.7       9,765      77.7   $61,219         187.1
55 to 64 years                    71,070     100.0       40,265      56.7      29,755      41.9   $37,797         115.5
 Not a high school graduate       11,345      16.0        4,665      41.1       3,275      28.9   $26,339          80.5
 High school graduate             23,685      33.3       12,460      52.6       8,885      37.5   $31,261          95.6
 Some college                     16,810      23.7       10,385      61.8       7,725      46.0   $37,271         113.9
 Bachelor degree                   8,680      12.2        5,540      63.8       4,340      50.0   $51,735         158.1
 Advanced degree                   7,910      11.1        6,045      76.4       4,585      58.0   $64,807         198.1

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                    56,025     100.0       10,555      18.8       3,550       6.3   $28,231          86.3
 Not a high school graduate       13,650      24.4        2,095      15.3         695       5.1   $17,367          53.1
 High school graduate             18,850      33.6        3,325      17.6       1,080       5.7   $23,750          72.6
 Some college                     10,405      18.6        2,100      20.2         695       6.7   $31,272          95.6
 Bachelor degree                   5,965      10.6        1,150      19.3         425       7.1   $39,839         121.8
 Advanced degree                   4,660       8.3        1,465      31.4         555      12.0   $71,736         219.3


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