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Table RD-REV POV01.
Percent and Number of People in Poverty Under Alternative Income Definitions and Using Three-Parameter Thresholds: 2006 -- All Races

[Numbers of people in thousands, poverty rates in percentage points.  For explanations of the income definitions and thresholds used in this table, see 'The Effects of Taxes and Transfers on Income and Poverty in the United States: 2005,' at
www.census.gov/hhes/www/poverty/effect2005/effect2005.html.  People as of March of the following year]



                                                                                                     Percent of Persons in Poverty Under Alternative Income Definitions and Using Three-Parameter Thresholds
                                                      _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                                                                                                                                                            Post-social insurance income
                                                                                                                                  Market  _________________________________________________________________________________________________      Disposable
                                                                                       Money income --                            income                       Before taxes                                      After taxes                         income
                                                                     ___________________________________________________  ______________  _______________________________________________________  ________________________________________  ______________
                                                                                                                                                                       Def 3a plus                                                              Def 3f plus
                                                                                                                                                                     noncash, non-                                                            noncash, non-
                                                                                                Def. 1a plus                              Def. 2 plus                      medical                                                                  medical
                                                                                                     imputed                               non-means-  Def. 3 plus  transfers that   Def. 3b plus  Def. 3 less                 Def. 3e plus  transfers that
                                                                     As used in    Def. 1 plus    net return     Def. 1b    Def. 1c less       tested       means-          can be  Earned Income  taxes after   Def. 3d plus        means-          can be
                                                      Total people,    official    imputed net       on home   less work  all government         cash  tested cash    measured and     Tax Credit  all credits  Earned Income   tested cash    measured and
                                                         all income     measure  capital gains        equity    expenses  cash transfers    transfers    transfers          valued         (EITC)  except EITC     Tax Credit     transfers          valued
                                                             levels         (1)           (1a)          (1b)        (1c)             (2)          (3)         (3a)            (3b)           (3c)         (3d)           (3e)          (3f)             (4)
                                                      _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

All Races

    Total                                                   296,450        12.2           12.1          11.0        11.8            18.5         12.5         11.8            10.5            9.0         13.7           12.2          11.5            10.2

Age

Under 18 years                                               73,727        17.0           17.0          16.1        17.2            19.7         17.9         17.2            15.1           11.9         19.0           15.7          15.1            12.8
  Related children                                           72,609        16.5           16.5          15.6        16.7            19.2         17.4         16.7            14.6           11.4         18.5           15.3          14.7            12.4
    Under 6 years                                            24,204        19.6           19.6          18.9        20.2            22.0         20.8         20.2            18.2           14.3         21.8           18.2          17.7            15.3
18 to 24 years                                               28,405        17.6           17.5          16.8        18.5            21.0         19.0         18.5            17.5           16.0         21.1           19.5          18.9            17.9
25 to 44 years                                               82,630        10.6           10.5           9.9        10.9            13.2         11.4         10.9             9.8            8.2         12.6           11.0          10.4             9.3
45 to 64 years                                               75,653         8.2            8.2           6.9         7.3            12.9          8.3          7.3             6.5            6.2          9.4            9.0           8.0             7.2
65 years and over                                            36,035        10.1           10.0           6.7         6.8            37.7          7.8          6.8             5.6            5.6          9.0            8.9           8.0             6.8
  65 to 74 years                                             18,998         9.2            9.1           6.4         6.5            31.9          7.4          6.5             5.4            5.3          8.6            8.5           7.7             6.5
  75 years and over                                          17,037        11.0           10.9           7.0         7.1            44.1          8.2          7.1             5.9            5.8          9.4            9.4           8.3             7.1

Family Relationship

In families                                                 245,199        10.8           10.8           9.8        10.5            15.9         11.2         10.5             9.4            7.6         12.3           10.5           9.9             8.6
  In married-couple families                                187,788         5.9            5.9           5.0         5.5            10.3          5.9          5.5             5.0            3.9          6.6            5.4           5.1             4.6
    With related children under 18                          114,669         6.9            6.9           6.2         7.0             8.5          7.3          7.0             6.2            4.5          8.0            6.1           5.9             5.1
  In families with female hhlder, no husband present         43,223        31.0           31.0          29.3        30.9            38.6         33.0         30.9            26.9           22.4         35.2           30.9          28.8            24.4
    With related children under 18                           31,802        37.8           37.8          36.4        38.3            44.1         40.2         38.3            33.2           27.1         42.6           36.8          35.0            29.3
  In families with male hhlder, no wife present              14,188        14.6           14.6          13.3        14.7            20.5         15.7         14.7            13.6           11.6         17.7           15.7          14.6            13.3
    With related children under 18                            7,804        18.5           18.5          17.2        18.9            22.5         19.2         18.9            17.2           13.9         20.9           17.5          17.2            15.3
Unrelated individuals                                        49,884        18.0           18.0          16.0        17.1            30.3         18.1         17.1            15.3           15.2         19.9           19.8          18.8            17.0
  Living alone                                               31,213        14.9           14.9          12.0        12.6            31.3         13.9         12.6            10.2           10.1         15.7           15.6          14.3            11.8
    65 years and over                                        10,897        16.2           16.1          10.7        10.8            51.8         12.0         10.8             7.9            7.9         13.7           13.7          12.6             9.6

Type of Residence

Inside metropolitan statistical areas                       249,092        11.6           11.6          10.4        11.3            17.3         12.0         11.3            10.1            8.6         13.2           11.7          11.0             9.7
  Inside principal cities                                    95,138        15.9           15.9          14.7        15.8            22.2         16.9         15.8            14.2           12.1         18.3           16.4          15.3            13.5
  Outside principal cities                                  153,954         8.9            8.9           7.8         8.5            14.2          8.9          8.5             7.5            6.5         10.0            8.8           8.3             7.4
Outside metropolitan statistical areas                       47,357        15.1           15.1          13.7        14.5            24.8         15.4         14.5            12.8           11.1         16.7           15.0          14.2            12.4

Region

Northeast                                                    54,072        11.4           11.4          10.3        11.0            17.2         11.7         11.0             9.5            8.1         12.9           11.8          11.0             9.3
Midwest                                                      65,411        11.0           11.0           9.9        10.7            17.5         11.2         10.7             9.5            8.4         12.1           10.9          10.4             9.2
South                                                       107,902        13.7           13.7          12.2        13.2            20.8         13.9         13.2            11.9           10.1         15.4           13.6          12.9            11.5
West                                                         69,065        11.4           11.4          10.4        11.3            16.6         12.3         11.3            10.1            8.7         13.4           11.7          10.7             9.6

Educational Attainment

    Total, 18 years and over                                222,723        10.6           10.5           9.3        10.0            18.0         10.7         10.0             9.0            8.1         12.0           11.1          10.3             9.3
18 to 24 years old                                           28,405        17.6           17.5          16.8        18.5            21.0         19.0         18.5            17.5           16.0         21.1           19.5          18.9            17.9
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                            5,997        26.3           26.2          24.9        26.9            31.0         27.9         26.9            25.2           22.6         30.8           28.2          27.2            24.9
25 years old and over                                       194,318         9.5            9.5           8.2         8.8            17.6          9.5          8.8             7.8            6.9         10.7            9.8           9.0             8.0
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                           27,742        23.1           23.1          20.2        21.6            40.4         24.0         21.6            18.7           16.6         26.1           24.2          21.7            18.6
  High school graduate, no college                           61,490        10.7           10.6           9.1         9.8            21.2         10.6          9.8             8.7            7.7         12.0           10.9          10.1             9.0
  College: Less than bachelor's degree                       49,243         7.3            7.2           6.2         6.6            13.4          7.1          6.6             5.9            5.2          8.2            7.5           7.0             6.3
           Bachelor's degree or more                         55,842         3.6            3.6           2.9         3.1             6.1          3.2          3.1             2.9            2.8          3.7            3.6           3.4             3.3

Work Experience in 2006

    Total, 20 to 64 years                                   178,815        10.4           10.3           9.5        10.3            13.9         11.0         10.3             9.4            8.3         12.2           11.1          10.4             9.4
Worked at full-time jobs                                    121,627         4.0            4.0           3.7         4.4             5.3          4.6          4.4             4.0            3.1          5.5            4.6           4.4             4.0
  50 to 52 weeks                                            103,851         2.5            2.5           2.3         2.9             3.4          3.0          2.9             2.6            1.9          3.8            3.0           2.9             2.6
Worked at part-time jobs                                     21,574        14.0           13.9          12.9        14.5            18.5         15.3         14.5            13.4           11.9         17.1           15.7          14.8            13.6
Did not work                                                 35,613        29.8           29.8          27.1        27.8            40.7         30.3         27.8            25.2           24.0         32.1           30.8          28.2            25.5

Program Participation Status of
  Household Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                            15,757        44.1           44.1          41.7        43.0            63.5         56.3         43.0            34.4           31.1         58.7           55.9          42.6            33.1
    Public assistance or welfare non-SSI                      5,488        64.1           63.9          63.0        64.7            75.7         71.4         64.7            53.8           46.8         73.3           69.7          62.6            49.2
    SSI                                                      11,321        36.4           36.5          33.4        34.6            59.9         51.7         34.6            26.5           25.2         54.2           51.9          35.1            26.9
  Food stamps                                                21,780        62.3           62.1          58.9        61.6            74.2         66.0         61.6            48.2           40.2         68.8           62.8          58.4            43.5
  Housing assistance                                         10,250        58.3           57.9          57.9        59.5            76.9         64.2         59.5            41.2           35.5         65.1           61.0          56.0            36.9
  Energy assistance                                           6,502        54.9           54.5          50.8        52.7            73.3         57.9         52.7            41.4           34.5         60.0           54.8          49.4            37.1
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch                           32,978        40.6           40.6          38.3        41.1            48.2         43.0         41.1            34.6           27.0         45.8           38.5          36.6            29.6
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance                                         7,647        68.6           68.6          65.6        67.4            85.0         80.0         67.4            51.4           46.1         82.3           78.6          66.1            48.2

Health Insurance Coverage

Covered for part or all of the year                         249,567         9.9            9.9           8.8         9.3            16.5         10.1          9.3             8.1            6.8         11.1            9.9           9.1             7.8
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment of self
    or relative                                             177,083         3.0            3.0           2.5         2.9             5.0          3.0          2.9             2.6            2.0          3.5            2.8           2.8             2.6
  Medicare                                                   40,335        12.0           12.0           8.6         8.8            41.8         10.5          8.8             6.9            6.8         11.7           11.6           9.9             8.0
    Both Medicare and Medicaid                                5,562        31.9           31.9          26.2        26.9            64.8         36.9         26.9            17.7           16.9         38.7           38.3          28.4            18.9
  Medicaid                                                   38,088        40.0           39.9          37.6        39.5            52.5         44.1         39.5            32.6           27.3         46.2           41.8          37.2            29.5
Not covered at any time during the year                      46,883        24.3           24.2          22.6        24.8            28.7         25.1         24.8            23.6           20.7         27.8           24.5          24.1            22.9









Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2007 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.
Table RD-REV POV01.
Percent and Number of People in Poverty Under Alternative Income Definitions and Using Three-Parameter Thresholds: 2006 -- All Races

[Numbers of people in thousands, poverty rates in percentage points.  For explanations of the income definitions and thresholds used in this table, see 'The Effects of Taxes and Transfers on Income and Poverty in the United States: 2005,' at
www.census.gov/hhes/www/poverty/effect2005/effect2005.html.  People as of March of the following year]



                                                                                                    Number of Persons in Poverty Under Alternative Income Definitions and Using Three-Parameter Thresholds
                                                      ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                                                                                                                                                          Post-social insurance income
                                                                                                                                Market  _________________________________________________________________________________________________      Disposable
                                                                                      Money income --                           income                       Before taxes                                      After taxes                         income
                                                                     _________________________________________________  ______________  _______________________________________________________  ________________________________________  ______________
                                                                                                                                                                     Def 3a plus                                                              Def 3f plus
                                                                                                                                                                   noncash, non-                                                            noncash, non-
                                                                                              Def. 1a plus                              Def. 2 plus                      medical                                                                  medical
                                                                                  Def.1 plus       imputed                               non-means-  Def. 3 plus  transfers that   Def. 3b plus  Def. 3 less                 Def. 3e plus  transfers that
                                                                     As used in  imputed net    net return     Def. 1b    Def. 1c less       tested       means-          can be  Earned Income  taxes after   Def. 3d plus        means-          can be
                                                      Total people,    official      capital       on home   less work  all government         cash  tested cash    measured and     Tax Credit  all credits  Earned Income   tested cash    measured and
                                                         all income     measure        gains        equity    expenses  cash transfers    transfers    transfers          valued         (EITC)  except EITC     Tax Credit     transfers          valued
                                                             levels         (1)         (1a)          (1b)        (1c)             (2)          (3)         (3a)            (3b)           (3c)         (3d)           (3e)          (3f)             (4)
                                                      ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

All Races

    Total                                                   296,450      36,063       35,981        32,465      34,948          54,721       37,096       34,948          31,197         26,762       40,701         36,228        34,074          30,100

Age

Under 18 years                                               73,727      12,515       12,498        11,835      12,687          14,539       13,167       12,687          11,138          8,737       13,975         11,599        11,147           9,459
  Related children                                           72,609      11,994       11,980        11,317      12,142          13,966       12,616       12,142          10,607          8,270       13,405         11,105        10,663           8,982
    Under 6 years                                            24,204       4,745        4,738         4,567       4,898           5,335        5,028        4,898           4,400          3,460        5,275          4,394         4,274           3,694
18 to 24 years                                               28,405       4,999        4,984         4,781       5,256           5,979        5,401        5,256           4,975          4,552        5,981          5,527         5,360           5,079
25 to 44 years                                               82,630       8,719        8,700         8,209       9,010          10,894        9,460        9,010           8,105          6,795       10,392          9,070         8,623           7,656
45 to 64 years                                               75,653       6,208        6,199         5,231       5,543           9,734        6,272        5,543           4,953          4,676        7,116          6,818         6,068           5,459
65 years and over                                            36,035       3,622        3,600         2,409       2,452          13,574        2,796        2,452           2,025          2,002        3,237          3,214         2,876           2,447
  65 to 74 years                                             18,998       1,752        1,737         1,216       1,239           6,068        1,403        1,239           1,027          1,007        1,631          1,621         1,460           1,244
  75 years and over                                          17,037       1,870        1,864         1,193       1,213           7,506        1,393        1,213             998            995        1,606          1,593         1,416           1,203

Family Relationship

In families                                                 245,199      26,508       26,455        23,938      25,818          38,966       27,461       25,818          22,984         18,713       30,136         25,798        24,159          21,102
  In married-couple families                                187,788      11,042       10,987         9,381      10,379          19,350       10,989       10,379           9,424          7,402       12,395         10,222         9,626           8,652
    With related children under 18                          114,669       7,958        7,930         7,163       8,028           9,726        8,315        8,028           7,166          5,175        9,175          7,008         6,729           5,848
  In families with female hhlder, no husband present         43,223      13,394       13,400        12,670      13,348          16,700       14,246       13,348          11,629          9,661       15,233         13,352        12,469          10,565
    With related children under 18                           31,802      12,006       12,018        11,569      12,189          14,041       12,782       12,189          10,565          8,622       13,563         11,710        11,138           9,327
  In families with male hhlder, no wife present              14,188       2,072        2,068         1,887       2,091           2,915        2,226        2,091           1,931          1,650        2,508          2,224         2,064           1,885
    With related children under 18                            7,804       1,444        1,442         1,345       1,476           1,759        1,500        1,476           1,343          1,084        1,630          1,366         1,343           1,197
Unrelated individuals                                        49,884       8,991        8,962         7,963       8,522          15,114        9,016        8,522           7,622          7,566        9,916          9,893         9,392           8,489
  Living alone                                               31,213       4,665        4,645         3,756       3,944           9,756        4,348        3,944           3,172          3,149        4,889          4,874         4,458           3,693
    65 years and over                                        10,897       1,762        1,759         1,164       1,175           5,642        1,307        1,175             856            856        1,492          1,492         1,369           1,051

Type of Residence

Inside metropolitan statistical areas                       249,092      28,912       28,832        25,965      28,087          42,990       29,819       28,087          25,118         21,505       32,795         29,104        27,332          24,236
  Inside principal cities                                    95,138      15,167       15,127        13,973      15,057          21,107       16,048       15,057          13,500         11,548       17,424         15,564        14,537          12,855
  Outside principal cities                                  153,954      13,745       13,705        11,992      13,030          21,883       13,771       13,030          11,618          9,957       15,371         13,540        12,794          11,381
Outside metropolitan statistical areas                       47,357       7,151        7,149         6,500       6,861          11,731        7,276        6,861           6,079          5,257        7,906          7,124         6,742           5,865

Region

Northeast                                                    54,072       6,147        6,144         5,575       5,949           9,318        6,324        5,949           5,124          4,387        6,987          6,363         5,930           5,050
Midwest                                                      65,411       7,219        7,181         6,487       6,970          11,454        7,308        6,970           6,228          5,485        7,904          7,097         6,793           6,037
South                                                       107,902      14,799       14,760        13,203      14,243          22,497       14,969       14,243          12,845         10,915       16,569         14,654        13,945          12,378
West                                                         69,065       7,898        7,896         7,201       7,787          11,452        8,495        7,787           7,000          5,976        9,242          8,114         7,406           6,635

Educational Attainment

    Total, 18 years and over                                222,723      23,548       23,483        20,630      22,261          40,182       23,928       22,261          20,059         18,025       26,726         24,629        22,927          20,641
18 to 24 years old                                           28,405       4,999        4,984         4,781       5,256           5,979        5,401        5,256           4,975          4,552        5,981          5,527         5,360           5,079
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                            5,997       1,576        1,569         1,495       1,615           1,860        1,672        1,615           1,509          1,357        1,850          1,692         1,629           1,493
25 years old and over                                       194,318      18,549       18,499        15,849      17,005          34,203       18,528       17,005          15,084         13,473       20,745         19,103        17,567          15,562
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                           27,742       6,418        6,420         5,595       5,994          11,195        6,660        5,994           5,185          4,617        7,231          6,703         6,017           5,150
  High school graduate, no college                           61,490       6,564        6,528         5,577       6,030          13,020        6,546        6,030           5,366          4,746        7,378          6,720         6,210           5,508
  College: Less than bachelor's degree                       49,243       3,574        3,562         3,044       3,261           6,608        3,517        3,261           2,901          2,558        4,045          3,690         3,426           3,078
           Bachelor's degree or more                         55,842       1,993        1,990         1,633       1,720           3,380        1,805        1,720           1,632          1,553        2,091          1,990         1,914           1,827

Work Experience in 2006

    Total, 20 to 64 years                                   178,815      18,539       18,504        16,931      18,382          24,941       19,668       18,382          16,720         14,830       21,854         19,912        18,593          16,837
Worked at full-time jobs                                    121,627       4,905        4,908         4,498       5,373           6,440        5,552        5,373           4,857          3,740        6,742          5,539         5,361           4,823
  50 to 52 weeks                                            103,851       2,616        2,620         2,362       2,994           3,514        3,086        2,994           2,659          1,924        3,978          3,084         2,984           2,677
Worked at part-time jobs                                     21,574       3,010        2,997         2,774       3,122           3,993        3,308        3,122           2,894          2,557        3,679          3,389         3,197           2,935
Did not work                                                 35,613      10,624       10,600         9,659       9,887          14,508       10,808        9,887           8,968          8,533       11,434         10,985        10,036           9,078

Program Participation Status of
  Household Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                            15,757       6,946        6,951         6,569       6,783          10,004        8,873        6,783           5,419          4,905        9,249          8,813         6,720           5,213
    Public assistance or welfare non-SSI                      5,488       3,517        3,509         3,458       3,551           4,152        3,918        3,551           2,953          2,571        4,024          3,827         3,433           2,700
    SSI                                                      11,321       4,119        4,131         3,787       3,913           6,782        5,849        3,913           3,004          2,852        6,135          5,872         3,970           3,044
  Food stamps                                                21,780      13,566       13,517        12,836      13,411          16,164       14,375       13,411          10,493          8,754       14,982         13,680        12,725           9,470
  Housing assistance                                         10,250       5,972        5,936         5,936       6,096           7,883        6,582        6,096           4,225          3,643        6,669          6,253         5,740           3,784
  Energy assistance                                           6,502       3,568        3,542         3,301       3,428           4,766        3,763        3,428           2,689          2,243        3,903          3,563         3,213           2,409
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch                           32,978      13,386       13,381        12,645      13,549          15,879       14,189       13,549          11,405          8,910       15,102         12,688        12,084           9,746
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance                                         7,647       5,244        5,248         5,017       5,152           6,497        6,115        5,152           3,927          3,526        6,292          6,008         5,054           3,688

Health Insurance Coverage

Covered for part or all of the year                         249,567      24,677       24,617        21,888      23,332          41,248       25,324       23,332          20,140         17,068       27,673         24,759        22,761          19,364
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment of self
    or relative                                             177,083       5,280        5,281         4,440       5,055           8,908        5,225        5,055           4,640          3,549        6,258          5,046         4,890           4,527
  Medicare                                                   40,335       4,857        4,839         3,464       3,537          16,869        4,220        3,537           2,791          2,728        4,732          4,673         3,990           3,244
    Both Medicare and Medicaid                                5,562       1,774        1,774         1,456       1,499           3,605        2,052        1,499             983            940        2,150          2,129         1,579           1,049
  Medicaid                                                   38,088      15,221       15,180        14,315      15,034          20,002       16,785       15,034          12,417         10,407       17,611         15,911        14,153          11,251
Not covered at any time during the year                      46,883      11,386       11,364        10,577      11,616          13,473       11,771       11,616          11,057          9,694       13,029         11,469        11,313          10,736









Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2007 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.
Table RD-REV POV01.
Percent and Number of People in Poverty Under Alternative Income Definitions and Using Three-Parameter Thresholds: 2006 -- All Races

[Numbers of people in thousands, poverty rates in percentage points.  For explanations of the income definitions and thresholds used in this table, see 'The Effects of Taxes and Transfers on Income and Poverty in the United States: 2005,' at
www.census.gov/hhes/www/poverty/effect2005/effect2005.html.  People as of March of the following year]



                                                                                            Standard Error Percent of Persons in Poverty Under Alternative Income Definitions and Using Three-Parameter Thresholds
                                                      ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                                                                                                                                                          Post-social insurance income
                                                                                                                                Market  _________________________________________________________________________________________________      Disposable
                                                                                      Money income --                           income                       Before taxes                                      After taxes                         income
                                                                     _________________________________________________  ______________  _______________________________________________________  ________________________________________  ______________
                                                                                                                                                                     Def 3a plus                                                              Def 3f plus
                                                                                                                                                                   noncash, non-                                                            noncash, non-
                                                                                              Def. 1a plus                              Def. 2 plus                      medical                                                                  medical
                                                                                  Def.1 plus       imputed                               non-means-  Def. 3 plus  transfers that   Def. 3b plus  Def. 3 less                 Def. 3e plus  transfers that
                                                                     As used in  imputed net    net return     Def. 1b    Def. 1c less       tested       means-          can be  Earned Income  taxes after   Def. 3d plus        means-          can be
                                                      Total people,    official      capital       on home   less work  all government         cash  tested cash    measured and     Tax Credit  all credits  Earned Income   tested cash    measured and
                                                         all income     measure        gains        equity    expenses  cash transfers    transfers    transfers          valued         (EITC)  except EITC     Tax Credit     transfers          valued
                                                             levels         (1)         (1a)          (1b)        (1c)             (2)          (3)         (3a)            (3b)           (3c)         (3d)           (3e)          (3f)             (4)
                                                      ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

All Races

    Total                                                       (X)         0.1          0.1           0.1         0.1             0.2          0.1          0.1             0.1            0.1          0.1            0.1           0.1             0.1

Age

Under 18 years                                                  (X)         0.3          0.3           0.3         0.3             0.3          0.3          0.3             0.3            0.2          0.3            0.3           0.3             0.3
  Related children                                              (X)         0.3          0.3           0.3         0.3             0.3          0.3          0.3             0.3            0.2          0.3            0.3           0.3             0.3
    Under 6 years                                               (X)         0.6          0.6           0.6         0.6             0.6          0.6          0.6             0.6            0.5          0.6            0.6           0.6             0.5
18 to 24 years                                                  (X)         0.3          0.3           0.3         0.3             0.4          0.3          0.3             0.3            0.3          0.4            0.3           0.3             0.3
25 to 44 years                                                  (X)         0.2          0.2           0.1         0.2             0.2          0.2          0.2             0.1            0.1          0.2            0.2           0.2             0.1
45 to 64 years                                                  (X)         0.1          0.1           0.1         0.1             0.2          0.1          0.1             0.1            0.1          0.2            0.1           0.1             0.1
65 years and over                                               (X)         0.2          0.2           0.2         0.2             0.4          0.2          0.2             0.2            0.2          0.2            0.2           0.2             0.2
  65 to 74 years                                                (X)         0.3          0.3           0.3         0.3             0.5          0.3          0.3             0.2            0.2          0.3            0.3           0.3             0.3
  75 years and over                                             (X)         0.3          0.3           0.3         0.3             0.6          0.3          0.3             0.3            0.3          0.3            0.3           0.3             0.3

Family Relationship

In families                                                     (X)         0.1          0.1           0.1         0.1             0.2          0.1          0.1             0.1            0.1          0.2            0.1           0.1             0.1
  In married-couple families                                    (X)         0.1          0.1           0.1         0.1             0.2          0.1          0.1             0.1            0.1          0.1            0.1           0.1             0.1
    With related children under 18                              (X)         0.2          0.2           0.2         0.2             0.2          0.2          0.2             0.2            0.1          0.2            0.2           0.2             0.2
  In families with female hhlder, no husband present            (X)         0.6          0.7           0.6         0.6             0.7          0.7          0.6             0.6            0.5          0.7            0.6           0.6             0.6
    With related children under 18                              (X)         0.9          0.9           0.8         0.9             0.9          0.9          0.9             0.8            0.7          0.9            0.8           0.8             0.7
  In families with male hhlder, no wife present                 (X)         0.8          0.8           0.7         0.8             0.9          0.8          0.8             0.7            0.7          0.8            0.8           0.8             0.7
    With related children under 18                              (X)         1.2          1.2           1.1         1.2             1.3          1.2          1.2             1.1            1.0          1.3            1.1           1.1             1.1
Unrelated individuals                                           (X)         0.3          0.3           0.2         0.3             0.4          0.3          0.3             0.2            0.2          0.3            0.3           0.3             0.2
  Living alone                                                  (X)         0.3          0.3           0.2         0.3             0.5          0.3          0.3             0.2            0.2          0.3            0.3           0.3             0.2
    65 years and over                                           (X)         0.5          0.5           0.4         0.4             1.0          0.4          0.4             0.3            0.3          0.4            0.4           0.4             0.4

Type of Residence

Inside metropolitan statistical areas                           (X)         0.1          0.1           0.1         0.1             0.2          0.2          0.1             0.1            0.1          0.2            0.2           0.1             0.1
  Inside principal cities                                       (X)         0.3          0.3           0.3         0.3             0.4          0.3          0.3             0.3            0.3          0.3            0.3           0.3             0.3
  Outside principal cities                                      (X)         0.2          0.2           0.2         0.2             0.2          0.2          0.2             0.2            0.1          0.2            0.2           0.2             0.2
Outside metropolitan statistical areas                          (X)         0.5          0.5           0.5         0.5             0.7          0.5          0.5             0.5            0.4          0.5            0.5           0.5             0.5

Region

Northeast                                                       (X)         0.3          0.3           0.3         0.3             0.4          0.3          0.3             0.3            0.3          0.4            0.3           0.3             0.3
Midwest                                                         (X)         0.3          0.3           0.3         0.3             0.4          0.3          0.3             0.3            0.3          0.3            0.3           0.3             0.3
South                                                           (X)         0.3          0.3           0.3         0.3             0.3          0.3          0.3             0.3            0.2          0.3            0.3           0.3             0.2
West                                                            (X)         0.3          0.3           0.3         0.3             0.4          0.3          0.3             0.3            0.3          0.3            0.3           0.3             0.3

Educational Attainment

    Total, 18 years and over                                    (X)         0.2          0.2           0.1         0.1             0.2          0.2          0.1             0.1            0.1          0.2            0.2           0.1             0.1
18 to 24 years old                                              (X)         0.3          0.3           0.3         0.4             0.4          0.4          0.4             0.3            0.3          0.4            0.4           0.4             0.3
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                              (X)         1.0          1.0           1.0         1.0             1.1          1.0          1.0             1.0            0.9          1.1            1.0           1.0             1.0
25 years old and over                                           (X)         0.2          0.2           0.1         0.1             0.2          0.2          0.1             0.1            0.1          0.2            0.2           0.2             0.1
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                              (X)         0.7          0.7           0.6         0.6             0.9          0.7          0.6             0.6            0.6          0.7            0.7           0.6             0.6
  High school graduate, no college                              (X)         0.3          0.3           0.3         0.3             0.4          0.3          0.3             0.3            0.3          0.3            0.3           0.3             0.3
  College: Less than bachelor's degree                          (X)         0.3          0.3           0.3         0.3             0.4          0.3          0.3             0.3            0.2          0.3            0.3           0.3             0.3
           Bachelor's degree or more                            (X)         0.2          0.2           0.2         0.2             0.2          0.2          0.2             0.2            0.2          0.2            0.2           0.2             0.2

Work Experience in 2006

    Total, 20 to 64 years                                       (X)         0.2          0.2           0.2         0.2             0.2          0.2          0.2             0.2            0.2          0.2            0.2           0.2             0.2
Worked at full-time jobs                                        (X)         0.1          0.1           0.1         0.1             0.2          0.1          0.1             0.1            0.1          0.2            0.1           0.1             0.1
  50 to 52 weeks                                                (X)         0.1          0.1           0.1         0.1             0.1          0.1          0.1             0.1            0.1          0.1            0.1           0.1             0.1
Worked at part-time jobs                                        (X)         0.6          0.6           0.6         0.6             0.7          0.6          0.6             0.6            0.6          0.7            0.6           0.6             0.6
Did not work                                                    (X)         0.7          0.7           0.7         0.7             0.8          0.7          0.7             0.6            0.6          0.7            0.7           0.7             0.6

Program Participation Status of
  Household Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                               (X)         0.8          0.8           0.8         0.8             1.1          1.0          0.8             0.7            0.7          1.0            1.0           0.8             0.7
    Public assistance or welfare non-SSI                        (X)         1.7          1.7           1.7         1.7             1.9          1.8          1.7             1.5            1.3          1.9            1.8           1.6             1.4
    SSI                                                         (X)         0.8          0.8           0.8         0.8             1.2          1.1          0.8             0.7            0.6          1.1            1.1           0.8             0.7
  Food stamps                                                   (X)         1.0          1.0           0.9         1.0             1.1          1.0          1.0             0.8            0.7          1.1            1.0           0.9             0.7
  Housing assistance                                            (X)         1.2          1.2           1.2         1.2             1.5          1.3          1.2             0.9            0.8          1.3            1.3           1.2             0.9
  Energy assistance                                             (X)         1.4          1.4           1.3         1.4             1.7          1.4          1.4             1.1            1.0          1.5            1.4           1.3             1.1
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch                              (X)         0.6          0.6           0.6         0.6             0.7          0.7          0.6             0.5            0.5          0.7            0.6           0.6             0.5
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance                                           (X)         1.5          1.5           1.5         1.5             1.8          1.7          1.5             1.2            1.1          1.8            1.7           1.5             1.2

Health Insurance Coverage

Covered for part or all of the year                             (X)         0.1          0.1           0.1         0.1             0.2          0.1          0.1             0.1            0.1          0.1            0.1           0.1             0.1
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment of self
    or relative                                                 (X)         0.1          0.1           0.1         0.1             0.1          0.1          0.1             0.1            0.1          0.1            0.1           0.1             0.1
  Medicare                                                      (X)         0.4          0.4           0.3         0.3             0.8          0.4          0.3             0.3            0.3          0.4            0.4           0.4             0.3
    Both Medicare and Medicaid                                  (X)         1.9          1.9           1.7         1.7             2.8          2.0          1.7             1.3            1.3          2.1            2.1           1.7             1.4
  Medicaid                                                      (X)         0.8          0.8           0.8         0.8             0.9          0.8          0.8             0.7            0.6          0.9            0.8           0.8             0.7
Not covered at any time during the year                         (X)         0.5          0.5           0.5         0.5             0.6          0.5          0.5             0.5            0.5          0.6            0.5           0.5             0.5









Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2007 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.
Table RD-REV POV01.
Percent and Number of People in Poverty Under Alternative Income Definitions and Using Three-Parameter Thresholds: 2006 -- All Races

[Numbers of people in thousands, poverty rates in percentage points.  For explanations of the income definitions and thresholds used in this table, see 'The Effects of Taxes and Transfers on Income and Poverty in the United States: 2005,' at
www.census.gov/hhes/www/poverty/effect2005/effect2005.html.  People as of March of the following year]



                                                                                             Standard Error Number of Persons in Poverty Under Alternative Income Definitions and Using Three-Parameter Thresholds
                                                      ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                                                                                                                                                          Post-social insurance income
                                                                                                                                Market  _________________________________________________________________________________________________      Disposable
                                                                                      Money income --                           income                       Before taxes                                      After taxes                         income
                                                                     _________________________________________________  ______________  _______________________________________________________  ________________________________________  ______________
                                                                                                                                                                     Def 3a plus                                                              Def 3f plus
                                                                                                                                                                   noncash, non-                                                            noncash, non-
                                                                                              Def. 1a plus                              Def. 2 plus                      medical                                                                  medical
                                                                                  Def.1 plus       imputed                               non-means-  Def. 3 plus  transfers that   Def. 3b plus  Def. 3 less                 Def. 3e plus  transfers that
                                                                     As used in  imputed net    net return     Def. 1b    Def. 1c less       tested       means-          can be  Earned Income  taxes after   Def. 3d plus        means-          can be
                                                      Total people,    official      capital       on home   less work  all government         cash  tested cash    measured and     Tax Credit  all credits  Earned Income   tested cash    measured and
                                                         all income     measure        gains        equity    expenses  cash transfers    transfers    transfers          valued         (EITC)  except EITC     Tax Credit     transfers          valued
                                                             levels         (1)         (1a)          (1b)        (1c)             (2)          (3)         (3a)            (3b)           (3c)         (3d)           (3e)          (3f)             (4)
                                                      ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

All Races

    Total                                                         0         409          408           391         403             485          414          403             384            358          430            410           399             378

Age

Under 18 years                                                    0         208          208           203         209             221          212          209             198            178          217            201           198             185
  Related children                                              381         204          204           199         205             217          208          205             194            174          214            198           194             180
    Under 6 years                                               243         133          133           131         135             141          137          135             129            115          140            129           127             119
18 to 24 years                                                    0          94           94            92          96             101           97           96              94             90          101             98            97              94
25 to 44 years                                                    0         125          125           122         127             138          129          127             121            112          135            127           124             118
45 to 64 years                                                    0         107          107            99         101             130          107          101              96             94          114            111           106             101
65 years and over                                                 0          81           81            67          68             130           72           68              62             61           77             77            73              68
  65 to 74 years                                                  0          58           57            48          49             100           52           49              45             44           56             56            53              49
  75 years and over                                               0          60           59            48          48             109           52           48              44             44           55             55            52              48

Family Relationship

In families                                                     359         357          357           341         353             422          363          353             335            304          378            353           342             322
  In married-couple families                                    466         237          236           219         230             309          236          230             219            195          250            228           222             211
    With related children under 18                              474         202          202           192         203             223          207          203             192            164          217            190           186             174
  In families with female hhlder, no husband present            345         260          260           253         259             288          268          259             243            222          276            259           251             232
    With related children under 18                              302         247          247           242         248             266          254          248             232            210          261            244           238             218
  In families with male hhlder, no wife present                 209         104          104           100         105             123          108          105             101             93          115            108           104              99
    With related children under 18                              156          87           87            84          88              96           89           88              84             76           93             85            84              79
Unrelated individuals                                           206         124          124           115         120             175          124          120             112            111          132            132           128             120
  Living alone                                                  170          83           83            73          76             131           80           76              67             67           86             85            81              73
    65 years and over                                           105          48           48            39          39              93           41           39              33             33           44             44            42              37

Type of Residence

Inside metropolitan statistical areas                           346         371          371           354         366             440          376          366             348            324          392            372           362             343
  Inside principal cities                                       455         276          275           265         275             322          283          275             261            242          294            279           270             255
  Outside principal cities                                      485         263          263           246         256             327          263          256             243            225          277            261           254             240
Outside metropolitan statistical areas                          437         235          235           224         230             299          237          230             217            202          247            235           228             213

Region

Northeast                                                         0         185          185           176         182             227          187          182             169            156          197            188           181             167
Midwest                                                           0         198          198           188         195             250          199          195             184            173          207            196           192             181
South                                                             0         291          290           274         285             358          292          285             271            250          307            289           282             266
West                                                              0         214          214           205         213             258          222          213             202            186          232            217           207             196

Educational Attainment

    Total, 18 years and over                                    143         335          335           316         327             420          337          327             312            297          354            342           331             316
18 to 24 years old                                              174          94           94            92          96             101           97           96              94             90          101             98            97              94
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                               84          55           55            54          56              60           57           56              54             51           59             57            56              54
25 years old and over                                           213         301          300           280         289             394          301          289             273            259          316            305           293             277
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                              172         182          182           170         176             237          185          176             164            155          192            186           176             163
  High school graduate, no college                              235         184          183           170         176             255          183          176             166            157          194            186           179             169
  College: Less than bachelor's degree                          217         136          136           126         130             184          135          130             123            116          145            139           134             127
           Bachelor's degree or more                            227         102          102            93          95             133           97           95              93             90          105            102           100              98

Work Experience in 2006

    Total, 20 to 64 years                                       192         301          300           288         299             344          309          299             287            271          324            311           301             288
Worked at full-time jobs                                        369         159          159           153         167             182          169          167             159            139          186            169           166             158
  50 to 52 weeks                                                382         117          117           111         125             135          127          125             118            100          144            127           125             118
Worked at part-time jobs                                        242         125          125           120         128             144          131          128             123            116          138            133           129             124
Did not work                                                    300         232          231           221         224             268          233          224             214            208          240            235           225             215

Program Participation Status of
  Household Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                               180         106          106           102         104             133          123          104              91             86          126            122           103              89
    Public assistance or welfare non-SSI                         92          71           71            70          71              78           75           71              64             59           76             74            70              61
    SSI                                                         144          77           78            74          75             104           95           75              65             63           98             95            76              65
  Food stamps                                                   227         163          162           157         161             184          169          161             137            122          174            164           156             128
  Housing assistance                                            135          96           96            96          98             114          102           98              79             72          103             99            94              74
  Energy assistance                                             101          71           71            68          70              84           74           70              61             55           75             71            67              57
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch                              312         161          161           155         162             181          168          162             145            123          175            155           150             131
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance                                           112          89           89            87          88             101           98           88              75             71           99             97            87              73

Health Insurance Coverage

Covered for part or all of the year                             318         346          345           327         337             433          350          337             315            291          364            346           333             309
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment of self
    or relative                                                 433         165          166           152         162             214          165          162             155            136          180            162           159             153
  Medicare                                                      304         159          159           134         136             290          148          136             121            119          157            156           144             130
    Both Medicare and Medicaid                                  120          97           96            87          89             137          104           89              72             70          106            106            91              74
  Medicaid                                                      297         276          276           268         274             314          289          274             251            230          296            282           267             239
Not covered at any time during the year                         323         240          240           232         243             261          244          243             237            223          256            241           240             234
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2007 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.
Race Footnotes


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