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

    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

White alone or in combination
Total 247285 12.5 22.1 22.1 21.4

Age
Under 18 years 58791 18.0 21.5 21.5 20.5
  Related children 57878 17.4 20.9 20.9 19.9
      Under 6 years 19776 20.9 23.8 23.8 22.8
18 to 24 years 23259 18.5 22.5 22.5 21.6
25 to 44 years 65015 12.1 15.8 15.8 15.1
45 to 64 years 66520 8.5 15.6 15.6 15.2
65 years and over 33700 7.5 47.5 47.5 47.1
  65 to 74 years 18157 6.9 39.9 39.9 39.4
  75 years and over 15542 8.2 56.4 56.4 56.2

Family Relationship
In families 202498 10.7 18.6 18.6 17.8
  Married-couple families 160963 6.7 14.1 14.1 13.5
      With related children under 18 94717 9.0 11.8 11.8 11.0
  Female hhlder, no husband present 29417 29.8 40.5 40.5 39.1
      With related children under 18 20892 37.4 44.8 44.8 43.1
Unrelated individuals 43649 20.1 37.3 37.3 37.0
  Living alone 25574 14.9 39.5 39.5 39.2
      65 years and over 9872 13.5 64.3 64.3 64.1

Region
Northeast 44513 10.1 19.6 19.6 19.0
Midwest 57003 10.9 21.4 21.4 20.6
South 86498 13.5 23.2 23.2 22.7
West 59271 14.4 22.8 22.8 21.9

Educational Attainment
Total, 18 years and over 188494 10.8 22.2 22.2 21.7
18 to 24 years old 23259 18.5 22.5 22.5 21.6
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 4412 27.9 33.0 33.0 31.9
25 years old and over 165235 9.7 22.2 22.2 21.7
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 20570 25.1 47.1 47.1 46.2
  High school graduate, no college 51737 10.6 27.7 27.7 26.9
  College: Less than bachelor's degree 42992 8.2 19.0 19.0 18.5
  Bachelor's degree or more 49935 3.6 9.0 9.0 8.8

Work Experience in 2009
Total, 20 to 64 years 148325 11.3 16.5 16.5 15.9
  Worked at full-time jobs 95362 4.2 5.7 5.7 5.2
      50 to 52 weeks 78570 2.4 3.0 3.0 2.6
  Worked at part-time jobs 21510 16.2 21.6 21.6 20.7
  Did not work 31453 29.1 45.7 45.7 45.0

Program Participation Status of Household Members
One or more members received:
Cash assistance 11789 41.2 64.8 64.8 63.6
    Public assistance or
 welfare non-SSI
4071 58.3 75.2 75.2 74.7
    SSI 8429 34.4 61.4 61.4 60.0
  Food stamps 23030 56.4 71.6 71.6 70.2
  Housing assistance 5956 55.8 76.5 76.5 75.6
  Energy assistance 6957 49.7 73.6 73.6 72.2
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch 26483 43.1 52.5 52.5 50.3
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance
6171 63.0 83.9 83.9 83.7

Health Insurance Coverage
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment
    of self or relative
142460 2.8 6.2 6.2 5.3
  Medicare 37193 9.5 51.2 51.2 50.8
      Also Medicaid 4571 29.1 72.3 72.3 71.7
  Medicaid 34047 39.2 54.0 54.0 52.9
Not covered 39057 26.1 33.1 33.1 32.8

 

  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

White alone or in combination
Total 22.4 21.5 20.0 20.1 11.3

Age
Under 18 years 21.9 20.0 16.7 16.7 14.1
  Related children 21.3 19.4 16.2 16.1 13.5
      Under 6 years 24.2 22.2 18.6 18.5 16.3
18 to 24 years 23.1 22.1 20.8 21.0 17.8
25 to 44 years 16.2 15.2 13.6 13.7 10.6
45 to 64 years 15.9 15.6 15.0 15.1 8.9
65 years and over 47.5 47.7 47.5 47.6 8.3
  65 to 74 years 39.9 39.9 39.8 39.8 7.7
  75 years and over 56.5 56.7 56.6 56.7 8.9

Family Relationship
In families 18.8 17.9 16.1 16.1 9.0
  Married-couple families 14.3 13.4 12.1 12.1 5.4
      With related children under 18 12.0 10.6 8.5 8.5 6.5
  Female hhlder, no husband present 41.0 39.2 35.1 35.1 26.6
      With related children under 18 45.2 42.6 37.2 37.0 31.9
Unrelated individuals 38.3 37.8 37.7 38.0 21.3
  Living alone 39.9 39.9 39.9 40.1 16.3
      65 years and over 64.4 64.7 64.7 64.7 14.3

Region
Northeast 19.7 19.2 18.1 18.1 9.5
Midwest 21.6 20.7 19.5 19.6 9.7
South 23.8 23.0 21.2 21.2 12.1
West 23.1 22.0 20.3 20.3 13.2

Educational Attainment
Total, 18 years and over 22.6 22.0 21.1 21.1 10.5
18 to 24 years old 23.1 22.1 20.8 21.0 17.8
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 33.8 32.3 29.9 30.1 26.2
25 years old and over 22.5 22.0 21.1 21.2 9.5
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 48.0 46.7 44.0 44.1 24.5
  High school graduate, no college 28.0 27.4 26.3 26.4 10.3
  College: Less than bachelor's degree 19.1 18.7 18.1 18.2 8.0
  Bachelor's degree or more 9.1 9.0 8.8 8.8 3.7

Work Experience in 2009
Total, 20 to 64 years 16.9 16.2 15.1 15.2 10.8
  Worked at full-time jobs 6.1 5.5 4.6 4.7 3.4
      50 to 52 weeks 3.3 2.7 2.1 2.1 1.8
  Worked at part-time jobs 22.4 21.3 19.8 20.0 15.2
  Did not work 45.9 45.2 43.9 44.0 29.9

Program Participation Status of Household Members
One or more members received:
Cash assistance 65.0 64.0 61.9 61.9 51.4
    Public assistance or
 welfare non-SSI
76.2 74.6 71.1 70.9 61.7
    SSI 61.1 60.6 59.0 59.1 48.2
  Food stamps 72.9 69.7 63.3 63.2 51.3
  Housing assistance 77.3 75.6 71.0 70.6 54.2
  Energy assistance 74.0 72.5 67.3 66.9 47.3
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch 53.7 49.5 41.1 41.1 34.3
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance
84.7 83.7 81.1 81.0 71.7

Health Insurance Coverage
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment
    of self or relative
5.7 5.4 5.0 5.0 2.0
  Medicare 51.2 51.2 51.0 51.1 10.7
      Also Medicaid 72.2 72.1 71.6 71.5 37.7
  Medicaid 55.1 52.4 47.2 47.1 36.2
Not covered 35.5 33.4 30.2 30.5 24.0

 

  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

White alone or in combination
Total 11.1 11.1 10.4 10.0 8.9

Age
Under 18 years 14.0 14.0 13.3 12.5 10.6
  Related children 13.4 13.4 12.8 11.9 10.0
      Under 6 years 16.2 16.2 15.7 14.7 12.5
18 to 24 years 17.6 17.6 17.0 16.5 15.4
25 to 44 years 10.5 10.5 10.0 9.5 8.6
45 to 64 years 8.5 8.5 7.7 7.4 6.8
65 years and over 7.7 7.7 7.0 6.9 6.3
  65 to 74 years 7.1 7.1 6.2 6.0 5.5
  75 years and over 8.4 8.4 7.9 7.9 7.2

Family Relationship
In families 8.8 8.8 8.2 7.8 6.8
  Married-couple families 5.2 5.2 4.8 4.5 4.0
      With related children under 18 6.4 6.4 6.0 5.5 4.7
  Female hhlder, no husband present 26.3 26.2 24.7 23.5 19.6
      With related children under 18 31.8 31.6 30.3 28.7 23.6
Unrelated individuals 20.7 20.7 19.9 19.2 18.2
  Living alone 15.6 15.6 14.6 14.1 12.7
      65 years and over 13.3 13.3 12.5 12.3 10.8

Region
Northeast 9.2 9.2 8.2 7.6 6.5
Midwest 9.5 9.5 9.1 8.8 7.8
South 11.9 11.8 11.3 10.8 9.8
West 12.9 12.8 12.1 11.6 10.5

Educational Attainment
Total, 18 years and over 10.2 10.2 9.5 9.2 8.4
18 to 24 years old 17.6 17.6 17.0 16.5 15.4
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 26.0 25.9 24.8 23.7 21.4
25 years old and over 9.1 9.1 8.5 8.1 7.4
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 23.5 23.5 21.6 20.5 18.2
  High school graduate, no college 9.9 9.9 9.2 8.7 8.0
  College: Less than bachelor's degree 7.8 7.8 7.3 7.1 6.5
  Bachelor's degree or more 3.6 3.6 3.4 3.3 3.2

Work Experience in 2009
Total, 20 to 64 years 10.5 10.5 9.9 9.4 8.7
  Worked at full-time jobs 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.1 2.8
      50 to 52 weeks 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.4
  Worked at part-time jobs 15.1 15.0 14.5 13.8 12.6
  Did not work 29.0 29.0 26.7 25.6 23.7

Program Participation Status of Household Members
One or more members received:
Cash assistance 49.0 48.9 36.2 32.7 26.1
    Public assistance or
 welfare non-SSI
60.6 60.2 52.9 49.3 38.3
    SSI 45.1 45.1 29.7 25.5 20.5
  Food stamps 49.8 49.8 46.0 41.9 32.4
  Housing assistance 51.3 51.3 46.4 41.4 25.3
  Energy assistance 46.0 46.0 40.3 36.8 28.1
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch 34.0 34.0 32.0 29.7 23.9
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance
68.9 68.9 54.9 49.6 37.8

Health Insurance Coverage
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment
    of self or relative
1.9 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.7
  Medicare 9.6 9.6 8.3 8.1 7.2
      Also Medicaid 33.0 33.0 24.4 22.9 17.9
  Medicaid 35.3 35.3 31.6 28.7 23.4
Not covered 23.8 23.7 23.3 22.9 21.5

 

  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

White alone or in combination
Total 8.5 9.2 12.4 10.9 10.9

Age
Under 18 years 10.5 10.8 17.2 13.8 13.8
  Related children 9.9 10.3 16.6 13.2 13.2
      Under 6 years 12.5 12.9 20.0 16.2 16.2
18 to 24 years 15.2 15.8 19.0 17.6 17.6
25 to 44 years 8.6 8.8 12.1 10.4 10.4
45 to 64 years 6.4 7.1 8.7 8.2 8.2
65 years and over 4.6 6.5 7.6 7.6 7.5
  65 to 74 years 4.3 5.8 7.0 7.0 6.9
  75 years and over 5.0 7.3 8.3 8.3 8.2

Family Relationship
In families 6.5 7.0 10.4 8.6 8.6
  Married-couple families 3.9 4.1 6.4 5.1 5.1
      With related children under 18 4.7 4.9 8.5 6.3 6.3
  Female hhlder, no husband present 18.9 20.0 29.5 25.4 25.4
      With related children under 18 23.0 24.2 36.6 31.1 31.0
Unrelated individuals 17.0 18.7 21.0 20.7 20.7
  Living alone 10.9 12.8 15.4 15.3 15.2
      65 years and over 7.3 10.8 13.6 13.6 13.5

Region
Northeast 6.1 6.8 9.9 8.7 8.7
Midwest 7.5 8.0 10.9 9.6 9.6
South 9.3 10.1 13.5 11.8 11.8
West 10.1 10.8 14.3 12.6 12.5

Educational Attainment
Total, 18 years and over 7.9 8.7 10.9 10.0 10.0
18 to 24 years old 15.2 15.8 19.0 17.6 17.6
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 20.9 21.9 28.3 25.5 25.5
25 years old and over 6.9 7.7 9.8 8.9 8.9
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 16.6 18.9 25.3 22.8 22.8
  High school graduate, no college 7.4 8.3 10.7 9.7 9.7
  College: Less than bachelor's degree 6.1 6.6 8.3 7.6 7.6
  Bachelor's degree or more 3.0 3.3 3.7 3.6 3.5

Work Experience in 2009
Total, 20 to 64 years 8.4 8.9 11.4 10.3 10.3
  Worked at full-time jobs 2.9 2.9 4.4 3.5 3.5
      50 to 52 weeks 1.5 1.4 2.5 1.8 1.8
  Worked at part-time jobs 12.3 12.9 16.8 15.1 15.1
  Did not work 22.6 24.5 29.1 27.8 27.8

Program Participation Status of Household Members
One or more members received:
Cash assistance 25.1 28.1 41.1 38.0 38.0
    Public assistance or
 welfare non-SSI
37.6 40.8 57.7 53.6 53.6
    SSI 19.4 22.7 34.4 31.9 31.9
  Food stamps 31.4 33.8 55.3 47.9 47.9
  Housing assistance 25.3 26.8 55.3 49.8 49.8
  Energy assistance 25.7 29.2 48.2 42.1 42.0
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch 23.7 24.6 41.5 33.3 33.3
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance
36.4 40.5 62.3 57.2 57.2

Health Insurance Coverage
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment
    of self or relative
1.7 1.7 2.7 2.2 2.2
  Medicare 5.6 7.6 9.5 9.4 9.4
      Also Medicaid 15.2 19.3 29.1 28.7 28.7
  Medicaid 22.6 24.6 38.3 32.7 32.7
Not covered 20.8 21.8 26.6 23.7 23.7

 

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

White alone or in combination
Total 30888 54534 54534 52853 55379 53226 49527

Age
Under 18 years 10567 12658 12658 12040 12872 11768 9840
  Related children 10047 12116 12116 11513 12336 11239 9358
      Under 6 years 4129 4701 4701 4500 4793 4398 3679
18 to 24 years 4298 5223 5223 5027 5372 5145 4841
25 to 44 years 7868 10245 10245 9805 10554 9869 8831
45 to 64 years 5626 10403 10403 10095 10565 10385 10006
65 years and over 2530 16005 16005 15886 16016 16059 16009
  65 to 74 years 1257 7240 7240 7159 7240 7251 7218
  75 years and over 1273 8765 8765 8727 8776 8808 8791

Family Relationship
In families 21567 37636 37636 36127 38081 36148 32549
  Married-couple families 10844 22741 22741 21752 22951 21645 19529
      With related children under 18 8555 11145 11145 10379 11376 10082 8038
  Female hhlder, no husband present 8772 11923 11923 11501 12060 11529 10328
      With related children under 18 7808 9359 9359 9010 9452 8898 7762
Unrelated individuals 8756 16296 16296 16144 16696 16495 16464
  Living alone 3820 10101 10101 10037 10212 10213 10203
      65 years and over 1331 6344 6344 6324 6353 6383 6383

Region
Northeast 4496 8734 8734 8459 8788 8545 8074
Midwest 6203 12201 12201 11754 12291 11795 11129
South 11674 20110 20110 19665 20616 19858 18305
West 8515 13488 13488 12974 13684 13029 12018

Educational Attainment
Total, 18 years and over 20322 41876 41876 40814 42507 41458 39687
18 to 24 years old 4298 5223 5223 5027 5372 5145 4841
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 1232 1457 1457 1405 1491 1427 1319
25 years old and over 16024 36653 36653 35786 37135 36314 34846
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 5173 9689 9689 9501 9881 9609 9056
  High school graduate, no college 5502 14325 14325 13938 14490 14168 13618
  College: Less than bachelor's degree 3533 8155 8155 7956 8222 8052 7777
  Bachelor's degree or more 1815 4483 4483 4391 4542 4484 4396

Work Experience in 2009
Total, 20 to 64 years 16688 24481 24481 23595 25069 24036 22437
  Worked at full-time jobs 4030 5461 5461 4999 5822 5227 4373
      50 to 52 weeks 1924 2321 2321 2077 2604 2157 1611
  Worked at part-time jobs 3490 4638 4638 4446 4814 4590 4255
  Did not work 9168 14382 14382 14150 14432 14219 13809

Program Participation Status of Household Members
One or more members received:
Cash assistance 4861 7636 7636 7502 7658 7542 7292
    Public assistance or
 welfare non-SSI
2372 3061 3061 3040 3103 3036 2893
    SSI 2898 5172 5172 5060 5153 5105 4976
  Food stamps 12982 16478 16478 16167 16790 16063 14576
  Housing assistance 3321 4559 4559 4500 4601 4503 4230
  Energy assistance 3458 5123 5123 5023 5148 5040 4678
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch 11418 13909 13909 13323 14227 13104 10894
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance
3891 5176 5176 5164 5229 5163 5004

Health Insurance Coverage
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment
    of self or relative
3963 8863 8863 7561 8054 7669 7074
  Medicare 3517 19031 19031 18884 19038 19057 18966
      Also Medicaid 1330 3306 3306 3276 3300 3295 3272
  Medicaid 13337 18386 18386 18008 18754 17845 16060
Not covered 10212 12942 12942 12800 13884 13035 11799

 

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

White alone or in combination
Total 49672 28049 27423 27379 25796 24607

Age
Under 18 years 9808 8280 8232 8209 7833 7345
  Related children 9326 7823 7774 7751 7381 6903
      Under 6 years 3655 3222 3205 3200 3103 2907
18 to 24 years 4892 4147 4100 4093 3964 3841
25 to 44 years 8876 6918 6826 6818 6508 6198
45 to 64 years 10057 5912 5669 5664 5138 4907
65 years and over 16038 2791 2596 2596 2353 2316
  65 to 74 years 7231 1402 1283 1283 1119 1094
  75 years and over 8808 1389 1312 1312 1233 1221

Family Relationship
In families 32568 18251 17904 17861 16659 15748
  Married-couple families 19550 8624 8410 8392 7762 7256
      With related children under 18 8025 6159 6062 6043 5643 5198
  Female hhlder, no husband present 10318 7829 7723 7698 7253 6910
      With related children under 18 7740 6663 6636 6611 6328 6005
Unrelated individuals 16591 9317 9038 9038 8664 8399
  Living alone 10245 4167 4001 4001 3727 3605
      65 years and over 6389 1413 1316 1316 1237 1212

Region
Northeast 8061 4224 4092 4092 3654 3385
Midwest 11190 5555 5435 5435 5201 4993
South 18379 10473 10253 10243 9768 9350
West 12042 7796 7642 7609 7173 6879

Educational Attainment
Total, 18 years and over 39864 19768 19191 19171 17963 17262
18 to 24 years old 4892 4147 4100 4093 3964 3841
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 1330 1157 1147 1144 1096 1046
25 years old and over 34972 15622 15091 15078 13999 13421
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 9076 5042 4837 4828 4440 4213
  High school graduate, no college 13662 5317 5122 5122 4735 4514
  College: Less than bachelor's degree 7826 3433 3353 3351 3144 3045
  Bachelor's degree or more 4408 1829 1780 1778 1679 1649

Work Experience in 2009
Total, 20 to 64 years 22577 15948 15580 15561 14631 14005
  Worked at full-time jobs 4447 3252 3229 3217 3109 2987
      50 to 52 weeks 1651 1388 1371 1361 1308 1243
  Worked at part-time jobs 4298 3276 3238 3237 3110 2971
  Did not work 13833 9420 9113 9107 8412 8048

Program Participation Status of Household Members
One or more members received:
Cash assistance 7295 6056 5777 5762 4273 3853
    Public assistance or
 welfare non-SSI
2887 2510 2468 2453 2154 2008
    SSI 4986 4060 3801 3801 2503 2153
  Food stamps 14564 11804 11463 11463 10593 9652
  Housing assistance 4204 3230 3058 3058 2766 2466
  Energy assistance 4655 3290 3197 3197 2801 2563
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch 10888 9085 8997 8997 8484 7860
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance
4998 4423 4252 4252 3389 3060

Health Insurance Coverage
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment
    of self or relative
7107 2790 2749 2739 2596 2533
  Medicare 18988 3994 3560 3560 3102 3029
      Also Medicaid 3268 1725 1507 1507 1114 1046
  Medicaid 16027 12328 12032 12020 10751 9770
Not covered 11905 9365 9281 9258 9120 8939

 

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

White alone or in combination
Total 22060 21080 22695 30736 26993 26958

Age
Under 18 years 6209 6155 6371 10119 8118 8116
  Related children 5799 5745 5944 9604 7654 7652
      Under 6 years 2481 2473 2550 3955 3209 3209
18 to 24 years 3592 3540 3672 4417 4089 4085
25 to 44 years 5596 5593 5753 7846 6781 6779
45 to 64 years 4550 4233 4720 5791 5451 5444
65 years and over 2113 1559 2179 2564 2554 2534
  65 to 74 years 996 781 1046 1275 1266 1259
  75 years and over 1116 778 1133 1289 1288 1275

Family Relationship
In families 13679 13249 14077 21027 17452 17437
  Married-couple families 6454 6255 6660 10376 8274 8270
      With related children under 18 4462 4486 4619 8053 5996 5995
  Female hhlder, no husband present 5765 5546 5898 8664 7480 7476
      With related children under 18 4937 4808 5057 7656 6488 6485
Unrelated individuals 7965 7414 8182 9146 9054 9034
  Living alone 3259 2781 3262 3946 3920 3900
      65 years and over 1062 720 1064 1344 1344 1329

Region
Northeast 2883 2708 3040 4426 3880 3868
Midwest 4435 4290 4553 6193 5447 5446
South 8502 8081 8726 11649 10225 10218
West 6241 6001 6376 8469 7440 7426

Educational Attainment
Total, 18 years and over 15851 14925 16324 20617 18875 18842
18 to 24 years old 3592 3540 3672 4417 4089 4085
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 946 923 966 1249 1127 1125
25 years old and over 12259 11385 12652 16201 14786 14757
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 3737 3412 3888 5199 4684 4681
  High school graduate, no college 4142 3818 4272 5555 5039 5024
  College: Less than bachelor's degree 2783 2634 2859 3577 3282 3280
  Bachelor's degree or more 1597 1521 1634 1869 1780 1772

Work Experience in 2009
Total, 20 to 64 years 12850 12495 13237 16931 15310 15299
  Worked at full-time jobs 2695 2737 2736 4163 3324 3324
      50 to 52 weeks 1103 1206 1124 1982 1447 1447
  Worked at part-time jobs 2711 2652 2780 3618 3246 3239
  Did not work 7444 7106 7721 9150 8739 8735

Program Participation Status of Household Members
One or more members received:
Cash assistance 3073 2963 3310 4840 4479 4479
    Public assistance or
 welfare non-SSI
1560 1532 1660 2347 2184 2184
    SSI 1725 1639 1909 2903 2692 2692
  Food stamps 7459 7223 7780 12731 11042 11039
  Housing assistance 1508 1508 1599 3291 2967 2964
  Energy assistance 1954 1788 2033 3351 2927 2923
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch 6342 6288 6512 10981 8825 8825
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance
2330 2245 2497 3846 3529 3529

Health Insurance Coverage
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment
    of self or relative
2389 2403 2428 3811 3155 3147
  Medicare 2673 2084 2839 3539 3501 3481
      Also Medicaid 817 695 880 1328 1312 1311
  Medicaid 7984 7703 8379 13034 11140 11135
Not covered 8414 8123 8517 10404 9259 9259

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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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