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Table 382. Distribution of money income and median income of persons 25 years old and over, by educational attainment and sex: 2000

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                       |        |        |           |   High   |                           College
                       |        |        |   Some    |  school  |____________________________________________________________________
    Sex and income     | Total  |  Less  |   high    |completion|  Some  |        |          Bachelor's or higher degree
                       |        |  than  |  school   |(includes |college,| Asso-  |__________________________________________________
                       |        |  9th   |    (no    | equiva-  |   no   | ciate  |        |Bachelor's|Master's|Professional|Doctor's
                       |        | grade  |completion)|  lency)  | degree | degree | Total  |  degree  | degree |   degree   | degree
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           1           |   2    |   3    |     4     |    5     |   6    |   7    |   8    |    9     |   10   |     11     |   12
_______________________|________|________|___________|__________|________|________|________|__________|________|____________|________
                       |                               Number of men and women, in thousands
  Men and women, 25    |_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
    years old and over |        |        |           |          |        |        |        |          |        |            |
Total .................|177,022 | 11,991 |    15,776 |   57,749 | 30,934 | 14,445 | 46,127 |   30,844 | 10,644 |      2,585 |  2,053
  With income .........|168,447 | 10,611 |    14,318 |   54,757 | 29,716 | 13,995 | 45,050 |   30,007 | 10,485 |      2,534 |  2,023
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                       |                        Percentage distribution of men and women with income
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  Total annual income .|  100.0 |  100.0 |     100.0 |    100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |    100.0 |  100.0 |      100.0 |  100.0
$1 to $4,999 or loss ..|    8.7 |   12.7 |      12.3 |      9.5 |    8.1 |    7.4 |    6.3 |      6.9 |    5.4 |        4.4 |    3.9
$5,000 to $9,999.......|   11.6 |   33.2 |      23.0 |     13.2 |    8.9 |    7.0 |    4.2 |      4.9 |    3.2 |        2.4 |    2.1
$10,000 to $14,999 ....|   11.1 |   20.9 |      19.2 |     13.2 |   10.8 |    8.2 |    4.9 |      5.6 |    3.9 |        2.8 |    2.7
$15,000 to $19,999 ....|    9.7 |   13.1 |      14.0 |     12.2 |    9.7 |    8.3 |    4.9 |      5.7 |    3.7 |        2.9 |    2.2
$20,000 to $24,999 ....|    9.1 |    7.2 |      10.2 |     11.1 |   10.7 |    9.6 |    5.7 |      6.5 |    4.5 |        3.4 |    3.3
$25,000 to $29,999 ....|    8.1 |    4.2 |       6.4 |      9.3 |    9.8 |   10.5 |    6.1 |      7.1 |    4.4 |        3.6 |    2.9
$30,000 to $34,999 ....|    7.3 |    3.1 |       4.4 |      7.8 |    8.1 |    9.6 |    7.3 |      7.8 |    7.3 |        3.6 |    4.5
$35,000 to $39,999 ....|    6.0 |    1.6 |       2.9 |      5.6 |    7.1 |    8.4 |    6.9 |      7.4 |    6.7 |        4.6 |    4.0
$40,000 to $49,999 ....|    8.6 |    1.6 |       3.4 |      7.5 |    9.7 |   11.3 |   11.8 |     11.9 |   12.7 |        8.0 |    9.3
$50,000 to $74,999 ....|   11.6 |    1.3 |       2.9 |      7.8 |   11.6 |   13.5 |   20.7 |     19.1 |   25.4 |       17.2 |   24.1
$75,000 to $99,999 ....|    4.1 |    0.6 |       0.5 |      1.8 |    3.1 |    3.9 |    9.8 |      8.5 |   11.2 |       15.1 |   15.0
$100,000 or more ......|    4.1 |    0.4 |       0.8 |      1.1 |    2.6 |    2.2 |   11.3 |      8.5 |   11.5 |       32.1 |   26.0
  Median income .......|$24,822 |$10,823 |   $13,605 |  $20,718 |$25,753 |$29,174 |$41,961 |  $37,729 |$47,772 |    $71,098 |$63,876
    Standard error ....|    131 |    155 |       200 |      123 |    191 |    457 |    211 |      414 |    702 |      2,270 |  1,541
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                       |                               Number of men, in thousands
                       |_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  Men, 25 years old    |        |        |           |          |        |        |        |          |        |            |
    and over           |        |        |           |          |        |        |        |          |        |            |
Total .................| 84,637 |  5,853 |     7,360 |   26,856 | 14,645 |  6,233 | 23,691 |   15,331 |  5,193 |      1,707 |  1,460
  With income .........| 82,499 |  5,499 |     6,983 |   26,094 | 14,330 |  6,138 | 23,455 |   15,150 |  5,163 |      1,695 |  1,447
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                       |                        Percentage distribution of men with income
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  Total annual income .|  100.0 |  100.0 |     100.0 |    100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |    100.0 |  100.0 |      100.0 |  100.0
$1 to $4,999 or loss ..|    3.7 |    7.6 |       6.4 |      3.9 |    3.1 |    2.8 |    2.2 |      2.1 |    2.5 |        2.6 |    2.2
$5,000 to $9,999.......|    6.7 |   23.7 |      13.5 |      7.1 |    5.2 |    2.9 |    2.2 |      2.5 |    1.8 |        1.3 |    1.2
$10,000 to $14,999 ....|    8.8 |   21.8 |      17.0 |      9.7 |    8.4 |    5.3 |    3.6 |      4.0 |    3.5 |        2.4 |    2.2
$15,000 to $19,999 ....|    8.8 |   16.7 |      16.0 |     10.8 |    8.0 |    5.6 |    4.1 |      4.9 |    2.9 |        2.1 |    1.5
$20,000 to $24,999 ....|    9.0 |   10.3 |      13.7 |     11.6 |    9.4 |    7.2 |    4.7 |      5.5 |    3.7 |        3.0 |    2.8
$25,000 to $29,999 ....|    8.0 |    6.1 |       9.2 |     10.1 |    9.1 |    9.4 |    4.9 |      5.8 |    3.4 |        2.8 |    2.4
$30,000 to $34,999 ....|    8.1 |    5.3 |       6.8 |      9.8 |    9.0 |   10.1 |    6.2 |      7.0 |    5.7 |        2.3 |    3.4
$35,000 to $39,999 ....|    6.9 |    2.6 |       4.5 |      7.8 |    8.3 |    9.6 |    6.2 |      7.1 |    5.2 |        3.6 |    3.4
$40,000 to $49,999 ....|   10.7 |    2.4 |       5.8 |     11.5 |   13.0 |   14.7 |   10.8 |     11.5 |   10.4 |        7.1 |    9.4
$50,000 to $74,999 ....|   15.8 |    1.8 |       4.9 |     12.6 |   17.2 |   21.4 |   23.4 |     23.2 |   26.2 |       16.3 |   23.7
$75,000 to $99,999 ....|    6.4 |    0.9 |       0.9 |      3.1 |    4.8 |    6.9 |   13.9 |     12.4 |   16.7 |       16.4 |   16.0
$100,000 or more ......|    6.9 |    0.7 |       1.4 |      1.9 |    4.5 |    4.1 |   17.8 |     13.9 |   18.0 |       40.0 |   31.9
  Median income .......|$32,092 |$14,149 |   $18,952 |  $27,669 |$33,035 |$37,956 |$53,457 |  $49,180 |$59,376 |    $81,606 |$71,732
    Standard error ....|    119 |    285 |       332 |      306 |    565 |    618 |    710 |      730 |  1,274 |      2,532 |  2,626
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                       |                               Number of women, in thousands
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  Women, 25 years old  |        |        |           |          |        |        |        |          |        |            |
    and over           |        |        |           |          |        |        |        |          |        |            |
Total .................| 92,385 |  6,139 |     8,416 |   30,893 | 16,290 |  8,213 | 22,436 |   15,513 |  5,451 |        879 |    594
  With income .........| 85,948 |  5,112 |     7,336 |   28,663 | 15,386 |  7,856 | 21,594 |   14,857 |  5,322 |        840 |    576
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                       |                        Percentage distribution of women with income
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  Total annual income .|  100.0 |  100.0 |     100.0 |    100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |  100.0 |    100.0 |  100.0 |      100.0 |  100.0
$1 to $4,999 or loss ..|   13.4 |   18.2 |      17.9 |     14.6 |   12.7 |   11.0 |   10.7 |     11.8 |    8.3 |        8.1 |    8.2
$5,000 to $9,999.......|   16.3 |   43.5 |      32.1 |     18.7 |   12.5 |   10.2 |    6.4 |      7.2 |    4.6 |        4.6 |    4.2
$10,000 to $14,999 ....|   13.3 |   19.9 |      21.3 |     16.4 |   13.0 |   10.5 |    6.3 |      7.3 |    4.3 |        3.6 |    3.9
$15,000 to $19,999 ....|   10.5 |    9.3 |      12.1 |     13.5 |   11.3 |   10.4 |    5.8 |      6.4 |    4.6 |        4.4 |    4.0
$20,000 to $24,999 ....|    9.2 |    3.9 |       6.8 |     10.5 |   11.8 |   11.5 |    6.8 |      7.6 |    5.2 |        4.2 |    4.7
$25,000 to $29,999 ....|    8.1 |    2.0 |       3.8 |      8.6 |   10.4 |   11.4 |    7.5 |      8.5 |    5.4 |        5.2 |    4.2
$30,000 to $34,999 ....|    6.5 |    0.7 |       2.2 |      6.0 |    7.3 |    9.2 |    8.5 |      8.6 |    8.8 |        6.0 |    7.3
$35,000 to $39,999 ....|    5.0 |    0.5 |       1.4 |      3.6 |    5.9 |    7.5 |    7.7 |      7.8 |    8.2 |        6.5 |    5.4
$40,000 to $49,999 ....|    6.6 |    0.8 |       1.0 |      3.9 |    6.6 |    8.5 |   12.8 |     12.4 |   14.9 |        9.9 |    9.0
$50,000 to $74,999 ....|    7.5 |    0.8 |       1.1 |      3.4 |    6.3 |    7.4 |   17.7 |     15.0 |   24.5 |       18.9 |   25.3
$75,000 to $99,999 ....|    2.0 |    0.2 |       0.2 |      0.6 |    1.5 |    1.5 |    5.4 |      4.5 |    6.0 |       12.4 |   12.7
$100,000 or more ......|    1.4 |       |       0.2 |      0.3 |    0.7 |    0.7 |    4.3 |      3.0 |    5.3 |       16.2 |   11.0
  Median income .......|$18,025 | $8,404 |    $9,995 |  $15,120 |$20,181 |$23,270 |$33,366 |  $30,489 |$40,246 |    $45,999 |$48,885
    Standard error ....|    145 |    149 |       172 |      152 |    218 |    411 |    392 |      294 |    599 |      3,434 |  3,139
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‡ Reporting standards not met.

NOTE: Includes money income from all sources, including earnings, pensions, social security, investments, and public assistance. Excludes noncash benefits. Detail may not sum to totals due to rounding.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Current Population Survey, March 2001, unpublished data. (This table was prepared January 2003.)


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