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(Note: All series are "Not seasonally adjusted" and data returned will include annual averages.)
Total, 16 years and over
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino ethnicity
Total, 25 years and over
Less than a high school diploma
High school graduates, no college(1)
Some college or associate degree
Bachelor's degree and higher (2)
Bachelor's degree only
Men, 25 years and over
Women, 25 years and over
Footnotes:(1) Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.(2) Includes persons with bachelor's, master's, professional, and doctoral degrees.
NOTE: Ten percent of all full-time wage and salary workers earn less than the
upper limit of the first decile; 25 percent earn less than the upper limit of the first quartile;
50 percent earn less than the upper limit of the second quartile, or median; 75 percent earn less
than the upper limit of the third quartile; and 90 percent earn less than the upper limit of the
ninth decile. Estimates for the above race groups (white, black or African American, and Asian)
do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is
identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race.
Last Modified Date: July 20, 2010
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