U.S. Department of Commerce

Income

Skip top of page navigation
Census.govPeople and Households Income Main Income DataEarnings By Occupation and Education › Education - Delaware: Females

TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: Delaware: 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                   229,595     100.0      163,190      71.1     113,900      49.6   $30,304          92.6
 Not a high school graduate       20,410       8.9        9,065      44.4       5,550      27.2   $19,106          58.4
 High school graduate             70,850      30.9       47,435      67.0      33,325      47.0   $25,256          77.2
 Some college                     72,220      31.5       54,515      75.5      37,365      51.7   $29,460          90.0
 Bachelor degree                  39,600      17.2       31,825      80.4      22,705      57.3   $37,517         114.7
 Advanced degree                  19,570       8.5       16,485      84.2      12,160      62.1   $47,962         146.6

21 to 24 years                    20,030     100.0       14,090      70.3       6,800      33.9   $21,323          65.2
 Not a high school graduate        1,945       9.7          965      49.7         390      20.0   $16,250          49.7
 High school graduate              5,080      25.4        3,475      68.4       1,915      37.7   $19,424          59.4
 Some college                      8,725      43.6        6,305      72.3       2,655      30.4   $21,166          64.7
 Bachelor degree                   3,355      16.7        2,775      82.7       1,505      44.9   $27,458          83.9
 Advanced degree                     235       1.2          165      68.8          75      32.1   $23,500          71.8
25 to 34 years                    53,865     100.0       40,420      75.0      29,295      54.4   $29,283          89.5
 Not a high school graduate        4,000       7.4        1,915      47.9       1,115      27.9   $16,103          49.2
 High school graduate             14,115      26.2        9,755      69.1       6,915      49.0   $22,446          68.6
 Some college                     17,120      31.8       13,330      77.9       9,640      56.3   $26,842          82.0
 Bachelor degree                  12,495      23.2       10,580      84.7       8,025      64.2   $35,207         107.6
 Advanced degree                   4,770       8.9        4,060      85.1       3,025      63.4   $39,760         121.5
35 to 44 years                    65,220     100.0       49,460      75.8      35,895      55.0   $30,765          94.0
 Not a high school graduate        4,665       7.2        2,265      48.5       1,540      33.0   $19,851          60.7
 High school graduate             20,915      32.1       15,420      73.7      11,370      54.4   $25,437          77.7
 Some college                     20,685      31.7       16,435      79.4      11,930      57.7   $30,697          93.8
 Bachelor degree                  11,595      17.8        9,475      81.7       6,725      58.0   $41,426         126.6
 Advanced degree                   5,450       8.4        4,685      85.9       3,430      62.9   $48,390         147.9
45 to 54 years                    52,965     100.0       40,415      76.3      29,270      55.3   $33,477         102.3
 Not a high school graduate        3,930       7.4        1,880      47.8       1,205      30.6   $19,908          60.8
 High school graduate             17,205      32.5       12,385      72.0       9,030      52.5   $27,673          84.6
 Some college                     16,370      30.9       13,275      81.1       9,615      58.7   $32,183          98.4
 Bachelor degree                   8,030      15.2        6,730      83.9       4,805      59.9   $40,906         125.0
 Advanced degree                   5,920      11.2        5,265      88.9       3,990      67.4   $52,427         160.2
55 to 64 years                    37,510     100.0       18,805      50.1      12,640      33.7   $30,222          92.4
 Not a high school graduate        5,865      15.6        2,035      34.7       1,305      22.2   $20,968          64.1
 High school graduate             13,530      36.1        6,405      47.3       4,095      30.3   $26,016          79.5
 Some college                      9,320      24.8        5,170      55.5       3,525      37.8   $31,435          96.1
 Bachelor degree                   4,125      11.0        2,265      54.9       1,645      39.9   $39,896         121.9
 Advanced degree                   3,190       8.5        2,315      72.6       1,640      51.4   $52,487         160.4

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                    30,095     100.0        4,415      14.7       1,320       4.4   $21,828          66.7
 Not a high school graduate        7,065      23.5          685       9.7         210       3.0   $15,807          48.3
 High school graduate             11,510      38.2        1,720      14.9         475       4.1   $21,042          64.3
 Some college                      5,750      19.1          970      16.8         280       4.9   $26,750          81.8
 Bachelor degree                   2,750       9.1          450      16.3         220       8.0   $30,417          93.0
 Advanced degree                   1,665       5.5          385      23.2          85       5.2   $46,250         141.4


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