U.S. Department of Commerce
Current Population Survey (CPS)
A joint effort between the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau

Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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Table 2. Percent of Persons in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2009-RS

    Percent Below Poverty Level
  Before taxes
  Money income  
Population Total
(thousands)
Excluding capital gains (current measure)
Definition 1
Definition 1 less government transfers
Definition 2
Definition 2 plus capital gains (4)
Definition 3
Definition 3 plus health insurance supplements to wage or salary income
Definition 4

All Races
Total 303820 12.8 22.3 22.3 21.6

Age
Under 18 years 74579 18.5 22.7 22.7 21.7
  Related children 73410 17.9 22.1 22.1 21.2
      Under 6 years 25104 21.5 24.9 24.9 24.0
18 to 24 years 29313 19.0 23.5 23.5 22.7
25 to 44 years 81532 11.9 16.0 16.0 15.4
45 to 64 years 79782 8.7 16.3 16.3 15.8
65 years and over 38613 7.2 46.1 46.1 45.7
  65 to 74 years 20956 6.4 39.0 39.0 38.6
  75 years and over 17657 8.2 54.6 54.6 54.3

Family Relationship
In families 249384 11.0 18.9 18.9 18.2
  Married-couple families 188001 6.2 13.3 13.3 12.7
      With related children under 18 112733 8.2 11.0 11.0 10.4
  Female hhlder, no husband present 45315 29.4 40.3 40.3 39.0
      With related children under 18 32862 36.2 44.4 44.4 42.9
Unrelated individuals 53079 20.0 37.3 37.3 36.9
  Living alone 31436 14.9 39.2 39.2 38.9
      65 years and over 11336 12.0 63.5 63.5 63.3

Region
Northeast 54571 10.8 20.4 20.4 19.7
Midwest 65980 11.8 22.4 22.4 21.5
South 112165 13.9 23.6 23.6 23.2
West 71103 13.3 21.5 21.5 20.8

Educational Attainment
Total, 18 years and over 229240 10.9 22.1 22.1 21.6
18 to 24 years old 29313 19.0 23.5 23.5 22.7
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 5727 28.2 34.3 34.3 33.2
25 years old and over 199928 9.7 21.9 21.9 21.4
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 25711 23.6 46.2 46.2 45.4
  High school graduate, no college 62456 10.9 27.1 27.1 26.3
  College: Less than bachelor's degree 51920 8.3 19.0 19.0 18.5
  Bachelor's degree or more 59840 3.7 8.7 8.7 8.5

Work Experience in 2009
Total, 20 to 64 years 182469 11.4 17.0 17.0 16.5
  Worked at full-time jobs 115667 3.9 5.4 5.4 5.0
      50 to 52 weeks 95295 2.2 2.7 2.7 2.4
  Worked at part-time jobs 25544 15.8 21.5 21.5 20.6
  Did not work 41258 29.6 46.7 46.7 46.1

Program Participation Status of Household Members
One or more members received:
Cash assistance 18029 39.4 64.3 64.3 63.3
    Public assistance or
 welfare non-SSI
6564 56.5 73.6 73.6 72.9
    SSI 12686 31.7 60.8 60.8 59.7
  Food stamps 34377 52.5 69.3 69.3 68.1
  Housing assistance 11098 52.8 73.3 73.3 72.6
  Energy assistance 9890 47.5 72.5 72.5 71.4
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch 37771 40.4 50.4 50.4 48.7
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance
9835 58.5 82.8 82.8 82.3

Health Insurance Coverage
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment
    of self or relative
169578 2.7 5.9 5.9 5.1
  Medicare 43424 9.3 50.3 50.3 49.9
      Also Medicaid 6264 25.4 70.6 70.6 70.3
  Medicaid 47469 37.5 53.3 53.3 52.4
Not covered 50605 24.9 32.1 32.1 31.8

 

  Percent Below Poverty Level
After taxes
Definition 4 less Social Security payroll taxes
Definition 5
Definition 5 less Federal income taxes
Definition 6
Definition 6 plus Earned Income Tax Credit
Definition 7
Definition 7 less state income taxes
Definition 8
Definition 8 plus nonmeans- tested government cash transfers (5)
Definition 9

All Races
Total 22.6 21.7 20.0 20.1 11.7

Age
Under 18 years 23.2 21.2 17.7 17.7 14.9
  Related children 22.6 20.7 17.2 17.1 14.4
      Under 6 years 25.6 23.4 19.3 19.2 17.0
18 to 24 years 23.8 23.0 21.4 21.5 18.0
25 to 44 years 16.3 15.4 13.7 13.7 10.7
45 to 64 years 16.4 16.2 15.6 15.7 9.2
65 years and over 46.2 46.2 46.1 46.2 8.3
  65 to 74 years 39.1 39.1 38.9 39.0 7.5
  75 years and over 54.6 54.6 54.6 54.7 9.1

Family Relationship
In families 19.2 18.2 16.2 16.3 9.6
  Married-couple families 13.5 12.7 11.3 11.3 5.0
      With related children under 18 11.5 10.1 7.9 7.9 6.0
  Female hhlder, no husband present 40.7 38.9 34.8 34.7 26.6
      With related children under 18 45.0 42.5 36.9 36.7 31.5
Unrelated individuals 37.6 37.4 37.3 37.4 21.1
  Living alone 39.4 39.4 39.2 39.4 16.5
      65 years and over 63.8 63.8 63.8 63.8 13.7

Region
Northeast 20.3 19.9 18.6 18.5 10.3
Midwest 22.5 21.7 20.3 20.4 11.1
South 24.1 23.1 21.3 21.3 12.6
West 21.8 20.8 19.0 19.1 12.0

Educational Attainment
Total, 18 years and over 22.3 21.8 20.8 20.9 10.7
18 to 24 years old 23.8 23.0 21.4 21.5 18.0
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 34.8 33.5 30.7 30.7 26.3
25 years old and over 22.1 21.7 20.7 20.8 9.6
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 46.9 45.6 43.0 43.2 23.5
  High school graduate, no college 27.2 26.7 25.6 25.7 10.8
  College: Less than bachelor's degree 19.1 18.7 17.9 17.9 8.2
  Bachelor's degree or more 8.8 8.7 8.4 8.5 3.6

Work Experience in 2009
Total, 20 to 64 years 17.3 16.7 15.5 15.5 10.9
  Worked at full-time jobs 5.6 5.1 4.2 4.2 3.0
      50 to 52 weeks 2.8 2.4 1.7 1.8 1.4
  Worked at part-time jobs 22.1 21.0 18.9 18.9 14.4
  Did not work 47.0 46.4 45.1 45.2 31.0

Program Participation Status of Household Members
One or more members received:
Cash assistance 65.0 63.9 60.9 61.1 50.8
    Public assistance or
 welfare non-SSI
75.8 73.6 68.4 68.8 60.6
    SSI 61.0 60.6 58.9 59.0 47.8
  Food stamps 70.8 67.6 60.7 60.7 49.2
  Housing assistance 74.2 72.0 68.1 68.1 53.4
  Energy assistance 73.4 70.4 64.9 65.1 46.8
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch 52.0 47.8 39.8 39.7 33.1
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance
84.1 82.4 78.8 78.9 69.8

Health Insurance Coverage
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment
    of self or relative
5.3 5.1 4.6 4.6 1.9
  Medicare 50.5 50.3 50.0 50.2 11.1
      Also Medicaid 71.2 71.0 70.3 70.3 35.9
  Medicaid 54.7 51.9 46.5 46.5 36.0
Not covered 33.8 32.1 28.9 29.0 22.5

 

  Percent Below Poverty Level
After taxes
Definition 9 plus Medicare
Definition 10
Definition 10 plus regular-price school lunches
Definition 11
Definition 11 plus means-tested government cash transfers
Definition 12
Definition 12 plus Medicaid
Definition 13
Definition 13 plus other means-tested government noncash transfers
Definition 14

All Races
Total 11.5 11.5 10.6 10.2 8.7

Age
Under 18 years 14.8 14.8 13.9 13.3 10.5
  Related children 14.2 14.2 13.4 12.8 10.0
      Under 6 years 16.9 16.9 16.2 15.4 12.5
18 to 24 years 17.9 17.9 17.1 16.6 15.0
25 to 44 years 10.5 10.5 9.8 9.5 8.2
45 to 64 years 8.9 8.9 7.9 7.6 6.7
65 years and over 7.6 7.6 6.6 6.5 5.8
  65 to 74 years 6.9 6.9 5.7 5.6 5.0
  75 years and over 8.4 8.4 7.6 7.6 6.8

Family Relationship
In families 9.4 9.4 8.6 8.3 6.8
  Married-couple families 4.9 4.9 4.5 4.3 3.7
      With related children under 18 5.9 5.9 5.5 5.2 4.2
  Female hhlder, no husband present 26.3 26.3 24.2 23.1 17.8
      With related children under 18 31.3 31.3 29.2 27.8 21.1
Unrelated individuals 20.4 20.4 19.2 18.6 17.2
  Living alone 15.8 15.8 14.2 13.8 11.9
      65 years and over 12.5 12.5 10.9 10.8 9.0

Region
Northeast 10.0 10.0 8.8 8.3 6.8
Midwest 10.8 10.8 10.1 9.8 8.3
South 12.4 12.3 11.6 11.2 9.6
West 11.8 11.8 11.0 10.7 9.2

Educational Attainment
Total, 18 years and over 10.4 10.4 9.5 9.2 8.2
18 to 24 years old 17.9 17.9 17.1 16.6 15.0
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 26.1 26.1 24.6 23.6 19.8
25 years old and over 9.3 9.3 8.4 8.1 7.1
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 22.6 22.6 20.1 19.3 16.3
  High school graduate, no college 10.4 10.4 9.5 9.1 8.0
  College: Less than bachelor's degree 7.9 7.9 7.3 7.0 6.2
  Bachelor's degree or more 3.6 3.6 3.3 3.3 3.2

Work Experience in 2009
Total, 20 to 64 years 10.7 10.7 9.9 9.5 8.4
  Worked at full-time jobs 3.0 3.0 2.8 2.8 2.4
      50 to 52 weeks 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.1
  Worked at part-time jobs 14.2 14.2 13.5 13.0 11.3
  Did not work 30.2 30.2 27.4 26.4 23.6

Program Participation Status of Household Members
One or more members received:
Cash assistance 48.8 48.8 35.2 32.3 23.3
    Public assistance or
 welfare non-SSI
60.1 60.1 50.8 47.6 33.6
    SSI 45.1 45.1 28.0 24.9 17.9
  Food stamps 47.8 47.8 43.2 40.3 28.5
  Housing assistance 50.8 50.8 45.0 40.6 23.3
  Energy assistance 45.4 45.4 39.8 36.5 25.7
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch 32.6 32.6 30.4 28.9 21.4
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance
67.8 67.8 51.9 47.7 32.5

Health Insurance Coverage
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment
    of self or relative
1.9 1.9 1.8 1.7 1.6
  Medicare 9.8 9.8 8.1 8.0 6.7
      Also Medicaid 31.0 31.0 20.8 19.9 14.2
  Medicaid 35.0 35.0 30.5 28.4 21.3
Not covered 22.3 22.3 21.9 21.7 20.0

 

  Percent Below Poverty Level
After taxes
Definition 14 plus net imputed return on equity in own home
Definition 15
Definition 14 less medical programs
Definition 14a
Money Income after Taxes Without EIC
Definition 1a
Money Income after Taxes With EIC
Definition 1b
Money Income after Taxes With EIC plus Economic Recovery Payment (6)
Definition 1c

All Races
Total 8.4 8.9 12.7 11.1 11.1

Age
Under 18 years 10.5 10.7 17.9 14.4 14.4
  Related children 9.9 10.2 17.3 13.9 13.9
      Under 6 years 12.5 12.7 20.8 16.8 16.8
18 to 24 years 14.7 15.3 19.2 17.7 17.6
25 to 44 years 8.2 8.4 11.8 10.3 10.3
45 to 64 years 6.2 6.9 8.9 8.4 8.3
65 years and over 4.4 5.9 7.3 7.2 7.2
  65 to 74 years 4.0 5.1 6.5 6.3 6.3
  75 years and over 4.8 6.9 8.2 8.2 8.1

Family Relationship
In families 6.6 6.9 10.8 9.0 9.0
  Married-couple families 3.6 3.7 6.0 4.7 4.7
      With related children under 18 4.3 4.3 7.8 5.8 5.8
  Female hhlder, no husband present 17.2 18.0 29.0 25.0 25.0
      With related children under 18 20.7 21.4 35.5 30.1 30.1
Unrelated individuals 16.2 17.7 20.3 20.2 20.2
  Living alone 10.3 11.9 15.2 15.1 15.1
      65 years and over 6.2 9.0 12.1 12.1 12.1

Region
Northeast 6.6 7.0 10.6 9.4 9.4
Midwest 8.0 8.4 11.8 10.6 10.6
South 9.2 9.8 13.9 12.1 12.1
West 8.9 9.5 13.1 11.4 11.4

Educational Attainment
Total, 18 years and over 7.7 8.3 11.0 10.0 10.0
18 to 24 years old 14.7 15.3 19.2 17.7 17.6
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 19.5 20.5 28.3 25.3 25.3
25 years old and over 6.7 7.3 9.8 8.9 8.9
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 14.9 16.7 23.6 21.3 21.3
  High school graduate, no college 7.4 8.2 11.0 10.0 10.0
  College: Less than bachelor's degree 5.9 6.4 8.4 7.7 7.7
  Bachelor's degree or more 3.0 3.2 3.8 3.5 3.5

Work Experience in 2009
Total, 20 to 64 years 8.1 8.6 11.4 10.3 10.3
  Worked at full-time jobs 2.4 2.4 3.9 3.1 3.1
      50 to 52 weeks 1.2 1.1 2.2 1.5 1.5
  Worked at part-time jobs 11.0 11.4 16.1 14.1 14.0
  Did not work 22.4 24.2 29.7 28.4 28.4

Program Participation Status of Household Members
One or more members received:
Cash assistance 22.3 24.7 39.4 36.9 36.9
    Public assistance or
 welfare non-SSI
32.8 34.6 56.1 52.1 52.1
    SSI 16.9 19.5 31.7 30.1 30.1
  Food stamps 27.6 29.2 51.5 45.2 45.2
  Housing assistance 23.3 23.5 52.1 47.8 47.8
  Energy assistance 23.7 26.5 45.9 41.2 41.2
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch 21.3 21.9 39.0 31.6 31.6
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance
31.2 33.8 58.1 54.0 54.0

Health Insurance Coverage
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment
    of self or relative
1.6 1.6 2.7 2.2 2.2
  Medicare 5.4 7.0 9.4 9.3 9.2
      Also Medicaid 12.7 15.1 25.6 25.0 25.0
  Medicaid 20.7 22.1 36.6 31.7 31.7
Not covered 19.3 20.2 25.1 22.2 22.2

 

  Number Below Poverty Level
Definition 1 Definition 2 Definition 3 Definition 4 Definition 5 Definition 6 Definition 7

All Races
Total 38790 67611 67611 65711 68526 65881 60868

Age
Under 18 years 13825 16896 16896 16219 17299 15844 13207
  Related children 13174 16211 16211 15543 16613 15177 12595
      Under 6 years 5398 6253 6253 6031 6424 5879 4843
18 to 24 years 5574 6880 6880 6652 6988 6743 6270
25 to 44 years 9713 13022 13022 12537 13292 12521 11178
45 to 64 years 6905 12999 12999 12642 13102 12936 12431
65 years and over 2772 17814 17814 17661 17844 17837 17783
  65 to 74 years 1331 8177 8177 8081 8201 8189 8148
  75 years and over 1441 9637 9637 9581 9644 9648 9634

Family Relationship
In families 27531 47102 47102 45416 47850 45334 40479
  Married-couple families 11646 24929 24929 23965 25409 23802 21223
      With related children under 18 9270 12454 12454 11757 12959 11410 8906
  Female hhlder, no husband present 13301 18245 18245 17653 18446 17635 15751
      With related children under 18 11898 14582 14582 14094 14797 13955 12113
Unrelated individuals 10601 19803 19803 19603 19967 19867 19791
  Living alone 4700 12315 12315 12223 12385 12378 12337
      65 years and over 1365 7194 7194 7175 7231 7227 7227

Region
Northeast 5910 11121 11121 10750 11097 10850 10135
Midwest 7801 14763 14763 14198 14835 14320 13376
South 15609 26472 26472 25991 27075 25897 23838
West 9471 15255 15255 14773 15518 14814 13519

Educational Attainment
Total, 18 years and over 24964 50714 50714 49492 51227 50037 47662
18 to 24 years old 5574 6880 6880 6652 6988 6743 6270
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 1617 1963 1963 1903 1996 1918 1756
25 years old and over 19390 43835 43835 42841 44239 43294 41392
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 6069 11874 11874 11661 12068 11723 11066
  High school graduate, no college 6802 16899 16899 16457 17015 16676 15996
  College: Less than bachelor's degree 4307 9844 9844 9609 9899 9703 9296
  Bachelor's degree or more 2212 5218 5218 5113 5256 5191 5035

Work Experience in 2009
Total, 20 to 64 years 20736 31050 31050 30046 31494 30383 28215
  Worked at full-time jobs 4514 6283 6283 5779 6486 5867 4802
      50 to 52 weeks 2076 2546 2546 2279 2714 2268 1652
  Worked at part-time jobs 4029 5491 5491 5252 5634 5375 4819
  Did not work 12193 19276 19276 19015 19374 19141 18593

Program Participation Status of Household Members
One or more members received:
Cash assistance 7111 11597 11597 11413 11716 11520 10977
    Public assistance or
 welfare non-SSI
3706 4834 4834 4788 4976 4829 4490
    SSI 4017 7719 7719 7579 7741 7693 7468
  Food stamps 18035 23818 23818 23399 24349 23236 20867
  Housing assistance 5856 8133 8133 8052 8236 7991 7560
  Energy assistance 4695 7166 7166 7058 7259 6965 6423
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch 15249 19046 19046 18378 19630 18037 15015
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance
5749 8141 8141 8094 8271 8104 7749

Health Insurance Coverage
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment
    of self or relative
4621 10048 10048 8580 8978 8564 7822
  Medicare 4058 21851 21851 21660 21915 21864 21725
      Also Medicaid 1592 4425 4425 4402 4461 4444 4401
  Medicaid 17823 25291 25291 24851 25981 24636 22054
Not covered 12623 16254 16254 16101 17124 16254 14650

 

  Number Below Poverty Level
Definition 8 Definition 9 Definition 10 Definition 11 Definition 12 Definition 13

All Races
Total 61027 35647 34852 34842 32276 31121

Age
Under 18 years 13176 11146 11032 11028 10386 9954
  Related children 12565 10565 10452 10448 9814 9396
      Under 6 years 4830 4279 4242 4241 4073 3878
18 to 24 years 6288 5289 5257 5255 5010 4873
25 to 44 years 11208 8695 8559 8555 8026 7732
45 to 64 years 12523 7331 7081 7081 6312 6050
65 years and over 17833 3186 2924 2924 2542 2512
  65 to 74 years 8175 1571 1436 1436 1199 1178
  75 years and over 9658 1615 1488 1488 1344 1334

Family Relationship
In families 40566 23869 23446 23438 21527 20721
  Married-couple families 21307 9432 9212 9207 8413 8101
      With related children under 18 8921 6754 6624 6619 6158 5892
  Female hhlder, no husband present 15735 12066 11905 11902 10954 10488
      With related children under 18 12067 10364 10276 10273 9586 9137
Unrelated individuals 19863 11221 10855 10853 10205 9877
  Living alone 12386 5191 4962 4962 4466 4328
      65 years and over 7235 1550 1419 1419 1241 1221

Region
Northeast 10122 5626 5452 5451 4817 4508
Midwest 13478 7298 7127 7124 6654 6452
South 23881 14156 13853 13851 12998 12583
West 13546 8567 8420 8416 7808 7578

Educational Attainment
Total, 18 years and over 47851 24501 23820 23814 21890 21167
18 to 24 years old 6288 5289 5257 5255 5010 4873
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 1760 1507 1495 1495 1407 1353
25 years old and over 41563 19212 18564 18559 16880 16294
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 11102 6045 5807 5805 5172 4970
  High school graduate, no college 16075 6746 6507 6505 5924 5696
  College: Less than bachelor's degree 9319 4239 4111 4109 3794 3650
  Bachelor's degree or more 5067 2182 2140 2140 1990 1977

Work Experience in 2009
Total, 20 to 64 years 28355 19945 19539 19535 18068 17413
  Worked at full-time jobs 4875 3495 3466 3466 3284 3201
      50 to 52 weeks 1676 1381 1375 1375 1294 1257
  Worked at part-time jobs 4835 3669 3631 3628 3459 3329
  Did not work 18645 12781 12443 12441 11325 10883

Program Participation Status of Household Members
One or more members received:
Cash assistance 11024 9166 8801 8801 6338 5832
    Public assistance or
 welfare non-SSI
4516 3977 3945 3945 3337 3125
    SSI 7487 6059 5717 5716 3554 3159
  Food stamps 20861 16901 16429 16429 14851 13864
  Housing assistance 7556 5923 5632 5632 4996 4509
  Energy assistance 6435 4625 4487 4487 3935 3611
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch 15006 12499 12319 12319 11490 10902
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance
7762 6863 6672 6672 5105 4691

Health Insurance Coverage
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment
    of self or relative
7881 3246 3213 3208 3009 2966
  Medicare 21778 4807 4257 4257 3521 3461
      Also Medicaid 4401 2250 1942 1942 1300 1248
  Medicaid 22080 17073 16637 16635 14500 13470
Not covered 14688 11375 11276 11274 11072 10974

 

  Number Below Poverty Level
Definition 14 Definition 15 Definition 14a Definition 1a Definition 1b Definition 1c

All Races
Total 26557 25462 27104 38473 33766 33727

Age
Under 18 years 7862 7819 7990 13320 10776 10774
  Related children 7337 7296 7455 12691 10190 10188
      Under 6 years 3131 3143 3178 5228 4224 4224
18 to 24 years 4405 4322 4484 5629 5176 5169
25 to 44 years 6695 6700 6830 9623 8368 8367
45 to 64 years 5361 4931 5507 7094 6673 6655
65 years and over 2234 1691 2292 2808 2773 2762
  65 to 74 years 1037 843 1072 1353 1328 1323
  75 years and over 1196 847 1220 1455 1446 1438

Family Relationship
In families 16937 16391 17190 27050 22491 22459
  Married-couple families 6885 6679 7033 11286 8903 8875
      With related children under 18 4737 4822 4867 8813 6503 6502
  Female hhlder, no husband present 8071 7805 8157 13142 11314 11310
      With related children under 18 6947 6817 7033 11676 9892 9888
Unrelated individuals 9135 8586 9410 10801 10711 10704
  Living alone 3730 3241 3730 4791 4754 4747
      65 years and over 1024 707 1024 1370 1370 1370

Region
Northeast 3725 3605 3839 5800 5125 5115
Midwest 5451 5252 5557 7771 6972 6972
South 10818 10308 10978 15567 13560 13540
West 6563 6296 6730 9335 8109 8100

Educational Attainment
Total, 18 years and over 18696 17643 19113 25153 22990 22953
18 to 24 years old 4405 4322 4484 5629 5176 5169
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 1136 1115 1174 1622 1450 1450
25 years old and over 14290 13321 14629 19524 17814 17784
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 4186 3835 4304 6063 5473 5472
  High school graduate, no college 4985 4624 5108 6861 6236 6223
  College: Less than bachelor's degree 3219 3078 3305 4347 3992 3977
  Bachelor's degree or more 1900 1784 1912 2253 2113 2112

Work Experience in 2009
Total, 20 to 64 years 15351 14867 15685 20876 18885 18864
  Worked at full-time jobs 2752 2820 2783 4511 3554 3554
      50 to 52 weeks 1053 1158 1067 2053 1426 1426
  Worked at part-time jobs 2874 2805 2921 4116 3596 3586
  Did not work 9725 9242 9981 12248 11734 11723

Program Participation Status of Household Members
One or more members received:
Cash assistance 4208 4029 4457 7107 6655 6654
    Public assistance or
 welfare non-SSI
2207 2151 2268 3682 3421 3421
    SSI 2268 2138 2469 4026 3819 3819
  Food stamps 9793 9481 10040 17704 15546 15541
  Housing assistance 2587 2587 2610 5785 5310 5310
  Energy assistance 2542 2340 2624 4542 4077 4074
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch 8085 8038 8269 14718 11940 11937
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance
3199 3065 3325 5709 5313 5313

Health Insurance Coverage
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment
    of self or relative
2724 2745 2746 4530 3663 3658
  Medicare 2891 2337 3029 4100 4024 4006
      Also Medicaid 890 798 946 1604 1569 1568
  Medicaid 10121 9835 10492 17382 15066 15064
Not covered 10134 9761 10213 12681 11226 11212

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Income Definition Footnotes


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Contact: Demographic Call Center Staff at 301-763-2422 or 1-866-758-1060 (toll free)
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