Table 2

Agreement between individual-level versus area-level income measures

Area-levelIndividual-level income
Percentage of median family income or higher*Income <$49999 (n=108)Income $50000–$74999 (n=146)Income $75000–$99999 (n=162)Income $100000– $149999 (n=170)Income >$150000 (n=148)
1 Lowest SES49 (45.4%)55 (37.7%)41 (25.3%)19 (11.2%)21 (14.2%)
2 Low SES30 (27.8%)41 (28.0%)43 (26.5%)44 (25.9%)25 (16.9%)
3 High SES21 (19.4%)35 (24.0%)49 (30.3%)64 (37.6%)48 (32.4%)
4 Highest SES8 (7.4%)15 (10.3%)29 (17.9%)43 (25.3%)54 (36.5%)
  • *Percentage of median family income ($62255) or higher in census block-group.

  • SES, Socioeconomic status.