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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: Kentucky: 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                 2,315,410     100.0    1,611,380      69.6   1,191,340      51.5   $29,347          89.7
 Not a high school graduate      385,950      16.7      163,520      42.4     107,995      28.0   $20,899          63.9
 High school graduate            811,010      35.0      561,270      69.2     418,225      51.6   $25,645          78.4
 Some college                    625,175      27.0      484,360      77.5     353,815      56.6   $29,747          90.9
 Bachelor degree                 261,045      11.3      220,110      84.3     170,080      65.2   $38,972         119.1
 Advanced degree                 160,385       6.9      139,020      86.7     109,760      68.4   $42,571         130.1

21 to 24 years                   214,785     100.0      149,880      69.8      76,195      35.5   $19,342          59.1
 Not a high school graduate       27,765      12.9       13,930      50.2       6,485      23.4   $15,972          48.8
 High school graduate             71,790      33.4       50,450      70.3      31,440      43.8   $18,857          57.6
 Some college                     84,290      39.2       61,965      73.5      27,580      32.7   $19,720          60.3
 Bachelor degree                  21,200       9.9       17,445      82.3       7,400      34.9   $23,913          73.1
 Advanced degree                   1,680       0.8        1,265      75.5         455      27.0   $22,637          69.2
25 to 34 years                   547,135     100.0      411,325      75.2     304,795      55.7   $26,709          81.6
 Not a high school graduate       67,940      12.4       34,235      50.4      21,025      30.9   $19,588          59.9
 High school graduate            183,425      33.5      133,375      72.7      98,690      53.8   $23,627          72.2
 Some college                    162,300      29.7      130,395      80.3      96,930      59.7   $26,578          81.2
 Bachelor degree                  85,060      15.5       74,270      87.3      58,900      69.2   $32,251          98.6
 Advanced degree                  31,240       5.7       27,915      89.3      21,340      68.3   $35,153         107.4
35 to 44 years                   634,145     100.0      481,090      75.9     372,125      58.7   $30,878          94.4
 Not a high school graduate       90,530      14.3       45,985      50.8      31,655      35.0   $20,723          63.3
 High school graduate            236,035      37.2      178,390      75.6     137,200      58.1   $26,834          82.0
 Some college                    171,795      27.1      140,870      82.0     109,510      63.7   $31,446          96.1
 Bachelor degree                  72,535      11.4       62,950      86.8      51,150      70.5   $43,902         134.2
 Advanced degree                  43,600       6.9       39,920      91.6      32,620      74.8   $43,191         132.0
45 to 54 years                   549,725     100.0      392,565      71.4     309,355      56.3   $33,280         101.7
 Not a high school graduate       91,700      16.7       38,440      41.9      27,655      30.2   $22,113          67.6
 High school graduate            192,145      35.0      135,415      70.5     104,695      54.5   $27,830          85.1
 Some college                    137,495      25.0      110,060      80.0      88,570      64.4   $34,295         104.8
 Bachelor degree                  57,020      10.4       49,215      86.3      40,340      70.7   $46,616         142.5
 Advanced degree                  55,755      10.1       49,985      89.7      40,880      73.3   $46,284         141.5
55 to 64 years                   369,625     100.0      176,520      47.8     128,870      34.9   $31,212          95.4
 Not a high school graduate      108,015      29.2       30,935      28.6      21,180      19.6   $23,198          70.9
 High school graduate            127,610      34.5       63,640      49.9      46,200      36.2   $27,357          83.6
 Some college                     69,295      18.7       41,075      59.3      31,230      45.1   $33,482         102.3
 Bachelor degree                  25,230       6.8       16,225      64.3      12,290      48.7   $47,466         145.1
 Advanced degree                  28,110       7.6       19,930      70.9      14,470      51.5   $48,168         147.2

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                   270,725     100.0       46,385      17.1      17,575       6.5   $21,083          64.4
 Not a high school graduate      111,505      41.2       12,165      10.9       4,355       3.9   $16,129          49.3
 High school graduate             80,925      29.9       14,880      18.4       5,420       6.7   $17,450          53.3
 Some college                     40,080      14.8        9,040      22.6       3,710       9.3   $24,146          73.8
 Bachelor degree                  16,195       6.0        4,210      26.0       1,635      10.1   $35,486         108.5
 Advanced degree                  13,070       4.8        4,680      35.8       1,950      14.9   $49,028         149.9



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