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

    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
Total 242047 12.3 21.9 21.9 21.3

Age
Under 18 years 56266 17.7 21.1 21.1 20.1
  Related children 55397 17.0 20.5 20.5 19.5
      Under 6 years 18749 20.4 23.3 23.3 22.3
18 to 24 years 22698 18.4 22.4 22.4 21.6
25 to 44 years 63928 12.0 15.7 15.7 15.0
45 to 64 years 65741 8.4 15.6 15.6 15.1
65 years and over 33414 7.5 47.5 47.5 47.2
  65 to 74 years 17983 6.9 39.9 39.9 39.5
  75 years and over 15431 8.2 56.4 56.4 56.1

Family Relationship
In families 197938 10.5 18.4 18.4 17.7
  Married-couple families 157992 6.7 14.1 14.1 13.5
      With related children under 18 92493 9.0 11.7 11.7 10.9
  Female hhlder, no husband present 28163 29.4 40.2 40.2 38.8
      With related children under 18 19859 37.0 44.4 44.4 42.8
Unrelated individuals 43010 19.9 37.3 37.3 37.0
  Living alone 25233 14.8 39.5 39.5 39.2
      65 years and over 9798 13.5 64.3 64.3 64.1

Region
Northeast 43856 9.9 19.5 19.5 18.8
Midwest 56027 10.6 21.2 21.2 20.4
South 84857 13.4 23.2 23.2 22.7
West 57307 14.2 22.7 22.7 21.8

Educational Attainment
Total, 18 years and over 185781 10.7 22.2 22.2 21.6
18 to 24 years old 22698 18.4 22.4 22.4 21.6
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 4306 27.9 33.0 33.0 31.9
25 years old and over 163083 9.6 22.2 22.2 21.6
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 20263 25.2 47.2 47.2 46.2
  High school graduate, no college 51117 10.6 27.7 27.7 26.9
  College: Less than bachelor's degree 42277 8.1 18.9 18.9 18.4
  Bachelor's degree or more 49426 3.6 9.0 9.0 8.8

Work Experience in 2009
Total, 20 to 64 years 146067 11.2 16.4 16.4 15.8
  Worked at full-time jobs 94047 4.2 5.7 5.7 5.2
      50 to 52 weeks 77571 2.4 3.0 3.0 2.7
  Worked at part-time jobs 21108 16.1 21.4 21.4 20.5
  Did not work 30912 29.0 45.6 45.6 44.9

Program Participation Status of Household Members
One or more members received:
Cash assistance 11214 40.7 64.3 64.3 63.2
    Public assistance or
 welfare non-SSI
3757 57.9 74.7 74.7 74.2
    SSI 8104 33.9 61.0 61.0 59.7
  Food stamps 21966 56.1 71.4 71.4 70.1
  Housing assistance 5618 54.5 76.0 76.0 75.0
  Energy assistance 6608 48.5 73.1 73.1 71.6
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch 25394 42.7 52.1 52.1 49.9
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance
5758 63.0 84.0 84.0 83.8

Health Insurance Coverage
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment
    of self or relative
139718 2.7 6.2 6.2 5.3
  Medicare 36799 9.4 51.2 51.2 50.8
      Also Medicaid 4496 28.7 72.1 72.1 71.4
  Medicaid 32599 38.8 53.7 53.7 52.6
Not covered 38340 26.2 33.2 33.2 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
Total 22.3 21.4 19.9 20.0 11.2

Age
Under 18 years 21.5 19.6 16.4 16.3 13.8
  Related children 20.9 19.0 15.8 15.7 13.2
      Under 6 years 23.7 21.8 18.2 18.0 15.9
18 to 24 years 23.0 22.0 20.7 20.9 17.7
25 to 44 years 16.1 15.1 13.5 13.6 10.6
45 to 64 years 15.8 15.6 15.0 15.1 8.8
65 years and over 47.5 47.7 47.5 47.6 8.3
  65 to 74 years 39.9 40.0 39.8 39.8 7.7
  75 years and over 56.4 56.7 56.6 56.7 8.9

Family Relationship
In families 18.6 17.7 15.9 15.9 8.8
  Married-couple families 14.2 13.4 12.1 12.1 5.3
      With related children under 18 11.9 10.6 8.4 8.4 6.4
  Female hhlder, no husband present 40.6 38.8 34.8 34.8 26.3
      With related children under 18 44.9 42.2 36.8 36.7 31.6
Unrelated individuals 38.2 37.8 37.7 38.0 21.2
  Living alone 39.9 39.9 39.9 40.0 16.1
      65 years and over 64.4 64.7 64.7 64.8 14.3

Region
Northeast 19.6 19.0 18.0 17.9 9.3
Midwest 21.4 20.5 19.4 19.5 9.5
South 23.8 22.9 21.1 21.2 12.0
West 23.0 21.9 20.2 20.2 13.0

Educational Attainment
Total, 18 years and over 22.5 22.0 21.0 21.1 10.4
18 to 24 years old 23.0 22.0 20.7 20.9 17.7
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 33.8 32.3 29.9 30.1 26.2
25 years old and over 22.4 21.9 21.1 21.1 9.4
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 48.1 46.8 44.1 44.2 24.5
  High school graduate, no college 28.0 27.4 26.3 26.4 10.2
  College: Less than bachelor's degree 19.0 18.6 18.0 18.1 7.9
  Bachelor's degree or more 9.1 9.0 8.8 8.8 3.6

Work Experience in 2009
Total, 20 to 64 years 16.8 16.1 15.0 15.1 10.7
  Worked at full-time jobs 6.1 5.5 4.6 4.6 3.4
      50 to 52 weeks 3.3 2.8 2.1 2.1 1.8
  Worked at part-time jobs 22.2 21.2 19.6 19.8 15.1
  Did not work 45.7 45.1 43.8 43.8 29.8

Program Participation Status of Household Members
One or more members received:
Cash assistance 64.5 63.5 61.3 61.3 50.8
    Public assistance or
 welfare non-SSI
75.8 74.0 70.4 70.1 61.1
    SSI 60.8 60.2 58.6 58.7 47.6
  Food stamps 72.7 69.6 63.2 63.1 51.1
  Housing assistance 76.8 75.2 70.9 70.4 53.5
  Energy assistance 73.4 71.9 66.8 66.4 46.1
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch 53.3 49.1 40.7 40.7 33.9
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance
84.9 83.7 81.1 81.0 71.6

Health Insurance Coverage
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment
    of self or relative
5.6 5.4 5.0 5.0 1.9
  Medicare 51.2 51.2 51.0 51.1 10.6
      Also Medicaid 71.9 71.8 71.3 71.2 37.2
  Medicaid 54.7 52.1 46.9 46.8 35.8
Not covered 35.6 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
Total 10.9 10.9 10.3 9.8 8.8

Age
Under 18 years 13.7 13.7 13.1 12.3 10.4
  Related children 13.1 13.1 12.5 11.7 9.9
      Under 6 years 15.8 15.8 15.3 14.4 12.3
18 to 24 years 17.5 17.5 17.0 16.4 15.4
25 to 44 years 10.4 10.4 9.9 9.5 8.5
45 to 64 years 8.5 8.5 7.7 7.3 6.8
65 years and over 7.7 7.7 7.0 6.9 6.3
  65 to 74 years 7.1 7.1 6.1 6.0 5.5
  75 years and over 8.4 8.4 7.9 7.8 7.2

Family Relationship
In families 8.7 8.6 8.1 7.6 6.6
  Married-couple families 5.2 5.1 4.8 4.5 4.0
      With related children under 18 6.3 6.3 5.9 5.4 4.7
  Female hhlder, no husband present 25.9 25.8 24.3 23.2 19.4
      With related children under 18 31.5 31.3 30.0 28.5 23.5
Unrelated individuals 20.6 20.6 19.7 19.1 18.1
  Living alone 15.5 15.5 14.5 14.0 12.6
      65 years and over 13.3 13.3 12.5 12.3 10.7

Region
Northeast 9.0 9.0 8.0 7.4 6.3
Midwest 9.3 9.3 8.9 8.6 7.7
South 11.8 11.8 11.2 10.7 9.8
West 12.7 12.7 12.0 11.5 10.5

Educational Attainment
Total, 18 years and over 10.1 10.1 9.5 9.1 8.4
18 to 24 years old 17.5 17.5 17.0 16.4 15.4
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 25.9 25.9 24.8 23.6 21.4
25 years old and over 9.1 9.1 8.4 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 9.8 9.8 9.1 8.7 8.0
  College: Less than bachelor's degree 7.7 7.7 7.2 7.0 6.4
  Bachelor's degree or more 3.5 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.2

Work Experience in 2009
Total, 20 to 64 years 10.4 10.4 9.8 9.4 8.6
  Worked at full-time jobs 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.1 2.8
      50 to 52 weeks 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.4
  Worked at part-time jobs 14.9 14.9 14.3 13.7 12.5
  Did not work 28.8 28.8 26.6 25.5 23.6

Program Participation Status of Household Members
One or more members received:
Cash assistance 48.4 48.3 35.7 32.2 25.6
    Public assistance or
 welfare non-SSI
59.9 59.5 52.3 49.2 37.9
    SSI 44.5 44.5 29.2 25.1 20.3
  Food stamps 49.6 49.6 45.9 41.8 32.4
  Housing assistance 50.5 50.5 45.4 40.5 24.3
  Energy assistance 44.7 44.7 39.1 35.9 27.7
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch 33.6 33.6 31.7 29.4 23.8
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance
68.7 68.7 54.7 49.5 37.5

Health Insurance Coverage
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment
    of self or relative
1.9 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.7
  Medicare 9.5 9.5 8.3 8.1 7.1
      Also Medicaid 32.5 32.5 24.0 22.5 17.7
  Medicaid 35.0 34.9 31.3 28.4 23.2
Not covered 23.8 23.7 23.4 22.9 21.6

 

  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
Total 8.4 9.1 12.3 10.8 10.8

Age
Under 18 years 10.3 10.7 16.9 13.5 13.5
  Related children 9.8 10.1 16.3 13.0 13.0
      Under 6 years 12.2 12.6 19.6 15.9 15.9
18 to 24 years 15.1 15.7 18.9 17.5 17.5
25 to 44 years 8.5 8.8 12.0 10.3 10.3
45 to 64 years 6.3 7.1 8.7 8.1 8.1
65 years and over 4.6 6.5 7.6 7.6 7.5
  65 to 74 years 4.3 5.8 7.0 6.9 6.9
  75 years and over 5.0 7.3 8.3 8.3 8.2

Family Relationship
In families 6.4 6.8 10.2 8.5 8.5
  Married-couple families 3.8 4.1 6.4 5.1 5.1
      With related children under 18 4.7 4.8 8.4 6.3 6.3
  Female hhlder, no husband present 18.6 19.9 29.1 25.1 25.1
      With related children under 18 22.8 24.0 36.3 30.7 30.7
Unrelated individuals 16.9 18.6 20.8 20.6 20.6
  Living alone 10.8 12.6 15.3 15.2 15.1
      65 years and over 7.3 10.8 13.6 13.6 13.4

Region
Northeast 6.0 6.7 9.7 8.5 8.5
Midwest 7.4 7.9 10.6 9.4 9.4
South 9.3 10.0 13.4 11.8 11.8
West 10.1 10.7 14.1 12.4 12.4

Educational Attainment
Total, 18 years and over 7.9 8.6 10.9 9.9 9.9
18 to 24 years old 15.1 15.7 18.9 17.5 17.5
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 20.8 21.8 28.3 25.5 25.5
25 years old and over 6.8 7.6 9.7 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 7.3 8.2 10.7 9.7 9.6
  College: Less than bachelor's degree 6.1 6.6 8.2 7.5 7.5
  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 11.3 10.2 10.2
  Worked at full-time jobs 2.9 2.9 4.3 3.5 3.5
      50 to 52 weeks 1.5 1.4 2.5 1.8 1.8
  Worked at part-time jobs 12.2 12.8 16.7 15.0 14.9
  Did not work 22.5 24.5 29.0 27.7 27.6

Program Participation Status of Household Members
One or more members received:
Cash assistance 24.7 27.6 40.5 37.4 37.4
    Public assistance or
 welfare non-SSI
37.2 40.3 57.1 53.1 53.1
    SSI 19.3 22.5 34.0 31.5 31.5
  Food stamps 31.3 33.8 55.1 47.9 47.8
  Housing assistance 24.3 25.8 54.1 48.9 48.8
  Energy assistance 25.1 28.8 46.9 41.0 40.9
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch 23.5 24.4 41.1 33.0 33.0
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance
36.1 40.3 62.3 57.1 57.1

Health Insurance Coverage
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment
    of self or relative
1.7 1.7 2.6 2.2 2.2
  Medicare 5.6 7.6 9.4 9.3 9.3
      Also Medicaid 15.0 19.1 28.6 28.3 28.3
  Medicaid 22.4 24.4 37.9 32.4 32.4
Not covered 20.8 21.8 26.7 23.7 23.7

 

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

White alone
Total 29830 53097 53097 51473 53918 51835 48248

Age
Under 18 years 9938 11891 11891 11302 12097 11046 9204
  Related children 9440 11370 11370 10797 11582 10539 8742
      Under 6 years 3833 4364 4364 4173 4450 4079 3405
18 to 24 years 4177 5082 5082 4895 5222 4998 4701
25 to 44 years 7678 10008 10008 9580 10314 9641 8620
45 to 64 years 5535 10240 10240 9938 10401 10223 9845
65 years and over 2501 15877 15877 15759 15885 15927 15878
  65 to 74 years 1240 7177 7177 7096 7176 7185 7152
  75 years and over 1261 8699 8699 8663 8710 8742 8726

Family Relationship
In families 20701 36467 36467 35014 36894 35028 31540
  Married-couple families 10519 22261 22261 21301 22474 21210 19126
      With related children under 18 8286 10795 10795 10053 11031 9777 7764
  Female hhlder, no husband present 8283 11317 11317 10919 11442 10936 9805
      With related children under 18 7344 8817 8817 8490 8907 8378 7304
Unrelated individuals 8580 16044 16044 15895 16439 16241 16210
  Living alone 3739 9958 9958 9894 10067 10070 10060
      65 years and over 1318 6299 6299 6280 6309 6339 6339

Region
Northeast 4342 8535 8535 8265 8589 8348 7880
Midwest 5964 11889 11889 11448 11967 11497 10859
South 11384 19680 19680 19252 20173 19446 17934
West 8140 12992 12992 12508 13189 12544 11575

Educational Attainment
Total, 18 years and over 19892 41206 41206 40172 41822 40789 39044
18 to 24 years old 4177 5082 5082 4895 5222 4998 4701
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 1202 1423 1423 1373 1455 1391 1286
25 years old and over 15715 36124 36124 35277 36600 35791 34343
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 5101 9557 9557 9370 9748 9476 8930
  High school graduate, no college 5395 14148 14148 13769 14308 13995 13452
  College: Less than bachelor's degree 3430 7978 7978 7790 8046 7881 7610
  Bachelor's degree or more 1789 4440 4440 4348 4498 4440 4352

Work Experience in 2009
Total, 20 to 64 years 16329 23985 23985 23121 24561 23545 21966
  Worked at full-time jobs 3956 5373 5373 4923 5731 5145 4297
      50 to 52 weeks 1899 2292 2292 2057 2578 2136 1594
  Worked at part-time jobs 3399 4519 4519 4333 4690 4468 4144
  Did not work 8974 14092 14092 13866 14140 13932 13525

Program Participation Status of Household Members
One or more members received:
Cash assistance 4559 7213 7213 7087 7236 7122 6879
    Public assistance or
 welfare non-SSI
2174 2806 2806 2786 2849 2780 2644
    SSI 2744 4944 4944 4838 4925 4879 4752
  Food stamps 12330 15687 15687 15397 15978 15288 13874
  Housing assistance 3063 4269 4269 4213 4313 4225 3981
  Energy assistance 3206 4829 4829 4734 4848 4754 4411
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch 10854 13231 13231 12665 13536 12460 10330
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance
3626 4839 4839 4828 4886 4822 4670

Health Insurance Coverage
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment
    of self or relative
3830 8667 8667 7409 7883 7515 6937
  Medicare 3442 18824 18824 18678 18827 18854 18765
      Also Medicaid 1289 3242 3242 3211 3233 3227 3205
  Medicaid 12633 17492 17492 17132 17842 16977 15277
Not covered 10043 12731 12731 12591 13661 12817 11596

 

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

White alone
Total 48393 27085 26473 26429 24928 23790

Age
Under 18 years 9174 7757 7709 7686 7350 6902
  Related children 8713 7320 7272 7249 6918 6478
      Under 6 years 3382 2983 2966 2962 2877 2696
18 to 24 years 4748 4023 3976 3970 3848 3725
25 to 44 years 8665 6747 6656 6648 6350 6048
45 to 64 years 9896 5800 5564 5559 5052 4824
65 years and over 15909 2758 2567 2567 2328 2291
  65 to 74 years 7166 1384 1268 1268 1106 1081
  75 years and over 8743 1374 1299 1299 1222 1210

Family Relationship
In families 31560 17499 17158 17115 15982 15118
  Married-couple families 19147 8358 8148 8129 7532 7049
      With related children under 18 7754 5950 5853 5834 5461 5040
  Female hhlder, no husband present 9797 7404 7301 7276 6856 6534
      With related children under 18 7283 6274 6247 6222 5957 5654
Unrelated individuals 16336 9122 8850 8850 8489 8228
  Living alone 10103 4072 3911 3911 3647 3528
      65 years and over 6346 1397 1303 1303 1226 1201

Region
Northeast 7867 4063 3932 3932 3508 3250
Midwest 10918 5348 5232 5232 5008 4811
South 18012 10225 10005 9995 9535 9122
West 11596 7449 7304 7271 6877 6608

Educational Attainment
Total, 18 years and over 39219 19328 18764 18744 17578 16888
18 to 24 years old 4748 4023 3976 3970 3848 3725
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 1297 1126 1116 1113 1068 1017
25 years old and over 34470 15305 14788 14774 13730 13163
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 8950 4965 4765 4756 4377 4152
  High school graduate, no college 13495 5205 5017 5017 4644 4428
  College: Less than bachelor's degree 7661 3330 3252 3250 3054 2958
  Bachelor's degree or more 4364 1803 1754 1751 1655 1625

Work Experience in 2009
Total, 20 to 64 years 22101 15576 15217 15198 14305 13691
  Worked at full-time jobs 4369 3185 3162 3150 3049 2931
      50 to 52 weeks 1633 1371 1354 1344 1291 1227
  Worked at part-time jobs 4185 3187 3149 3148 3029 2891
  Did not work 13547 9205 8906 8900 8227 7870

Program Participation Status of Household Members
One or more members received:
Cash assistance 6879 5693 5426 5411 3999 3608
    Public assistance or
 welfare non-SSI
2635 2294 2252 2237 1966 1847
    SSI 4761 3856 3609 3609 2366 2036
  Food stamps 13864 11219 10885 10885 10072 9179
  Housing assistance 3956 3006 2836 2836 2550 2274
  Energy assistance 4388 3045 2956 2956 2585 2373
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch 10327 8618 8531 8531 8055 7468
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance
4664 4122 3957 3957 3151 2849

Health Insurance Coverage
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment
    of self or relative
6970 2714 2675 2665 2525 2462
  Medicare 18788 3911 3488 3488 3041 2969
      Also Medicaid 3201 1672 1461 1461 1079 1011
  Medicaid 15247 11686 11400 11388 10191 9260
Not covered 11698 9197 9114 9090 8957 8778

 

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

White alone
Total 21364 20388 21987 29690 26091 26056

Age
Under 18 years 5849 5793 6002 9510 7621 7619
  Related children 5458 5401 5593 9017 7179 7177
      Under 6 years 2300 2291 2364 3667 2974 2974
18 to 24 years 3485 3430 3563 4289 3973 3969
25 to 44 years 5464 5464 5619 7658 6613 6611
45 to 64 years 4477 4160 4646 5697 5358 5351
65 years and over 2090 1541 2156 2536 2525 2505
  65 to 74 years 986 771 1035 1258 1249 1242
  75 years and over 1105 771 1122 1277 1276 1263

Family Relationship
In families 13158 12722 13545 20179 16746 16731
  Married-couple families 6268 6071 6475 10066 8035 8031
      With related children under 18 4325 4349 4483 7800 5812 5811
  Female hhlder, no husband present 5475 5250 5598 8183 7063 7060
      With related children under 18 4666 4535 4776 7201 6097 6093
Unrelated individuals 7804 7264 8019 8965 8874 8854
  Living alone 3187 2720 3191 3863 3838 3818
      65 years and over 1052 715 1054 1332 1332 1317

Region
Northeast 2784 2610 2931 4271 3731 3719
Midwest 4293 4148 4410 5954 5244 5242
South 8291 7867 8515 11373 9988 9981
West 5997 5763 6131 8092 7127 7113

Educational Attainment
Total, 18 years and over 15515 14596 15985 20180 18469 18436
18 to 24 years old 3485 3430 3563 4289 3973 3969
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 921 896 940 1219 1098 1096
25 years old and over 12031 11165 12422 15891 14496 14467
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma 3681 3358 3831 5125 4614 4610
  High school graduate, no college 4067 3749 4196 5452 4940 4925
  College: Less than bachelor's degree 2709 2562 2784 3471 3187 3185
  Bachelor's degree or more 1573 1497 1610 1843 1755 1747

Work Experience in 2009
Total, 20 to 64 years 12567 12216 12951 16563 14967 14956
  Worked at full-time jobs 2640 2687 2681 4086 3258 3258
      50 to 52 weeks 1087 1189 1108 1956 1425 1425
  Worked at part-time jobs 2640 2577 2708 3521 3159 3152
  Did not work 7287 6952 7563 8956 8549 8545

Program Participation Status of Household Members
One or more members received:
Cash assistance 2871 2765 3097 4541 4199 4199
    Public assistance or
 welfare non-SSI
1424 1396 1514 2147 1994 1994
    SSI 1647 1565 1821 2754 2551 2551
  Food stamps 7107 6868 7420 12093 10511 10508
  Housing assistance 1366 1366 1450 3042 2745 2741
  Energy assistance 1829 1660 1906 3100 2708 2705
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch 6035 5979 6199 10437 8375 8375
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance
2162 2080 2321 3587 3288 3288

Health Insurance Coverage
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment
    of self or relative
2320 2334 2360 3678 3062 3054
  Medicare 2629 2047 2794 3472 3434 3414
      Also Medicaid 796 675 859 1288 1271 1270
  Medicaid 7572 7289 7956 12340 10558 10553
Not covered 8268 7980 8372 10235 9096 9096

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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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