Median earnings illustrates the point where the earnings of half the individuals exceed this level and the other half have earnings below this level. These data indicate that females earn less than males in all regions and at all levels of aggregation. These patterns often result in result in sex-based income inequality. It is important to mention, these patterns can arise with benign things or can be indicative of more troubling things such as discrimination. Pay gaps between the sexes are well documented and result in income inequality.
Note: Population 16 years and over with earnings.