Q. What is the overall education level of the population in the United States?
|Population 25 years and over|
|Less than 9th grade||6.40%|
|9th to 12th grade, no diploma||9.10%|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||29.60%|
|Some college, no degree||20.10%|
|Graduate or professional degree||10.10%|
|Percent high school graduate or higher||84.50%|
|Percent bachelor’s degree or higher||27.40%|
Q. How does the level of education correlate with the poverty rate in the United States?
|Poverty Rate for the Population 25 Years and Over for Whom Poverty Status is Determined by Educational Attainment Level|
|Less than high school graduate||23.60%|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||11.50%|
|Some college or associate’s degree||7.80%|
|Graduate or professional degree||3.00%|
Q. How does income vary with level of education?
(in 2009 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)
|Less than high school graduate||19,989|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||27,448|
|Some college or associate’s degree||33,838|
|Graduate or professional degree||63,174|
Q. How does the U.S. Census Bureau determine poverty levels?
Q. What do the data related to taxation over time tell us regarding tax inequality?
Q. What is the average income tax rate?
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