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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 -- White alone or in combination

[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)
                                                      _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

White alone or in combination

    Total                                                   242,306        10.3           10.3           9.1         9.9            16.6         10.5          9.9             8.9            7.7         11.6           10.2           9.7             8.7

Age

Under 18 years                                               58,374        14.0           14.0          13.2        14.2            16.3         14.7         14.2            12.6            9.8         15.7           12.7          12.3            10.7
  Related children                                           57,466        13.5           13.5          12.7        13.7            15.8         14.1         13.7            12.1            9.3         15.1           12.2          11.8            10.2
    Under 6 years                                            19,267        16.6           16.6          16.0        17.1            18.6         17.5         17.1            15.6           12.1         18.5           15.1          14.7            13.0
18 to 24 years                                               22,710        15.6           15.5          14.9        16.5            18.7         16.8         16.5            15.8           14.4         18.7           17.2          16.8            16.1
25 to 44 years                                               66,208         9.2            9.2           8.6         9.5            11.6         10.0          9.5             8.6            7.2         11.0            9.5           9.0             8.1
45 to 64 years                                               63,474         7.0            7.0           5.8         6.2            11.4          7.0          6.2             5.6            5.3          7.9            7.6           6.8             6.2
65 years and over                                            31,541         8.5            8.4           5.4         5.5            36.4          6.2          5.5             4.6            4.6          7.3            7.3           6.6             5.7
  65 to 74 years                                             16,378         7.6            7.5           5.0         5.1            30.0          5.8          5.1             4.2            4.2          6.9            6.9           6.3             5.4
  75 years and over                                          15,163         9.5            9.4           5.8         5.9            43.3          6.6          5.9             5.0            5.0          7.8            7.7           7.1             6.2

Family Relationship

In families                                                 200,140         8.9            8.9           7.9         8.6            13.9          9.1          8.6             7.7            6.2         10.1            8.5           8.0             7.1
  In married-couple families                                161,263         5.4            5.4           4.6         5.1             9.8          5.4          5.1             4.6            3.6          6.1            5.0           4.7             4.2
    With related children under 18                           96,818         6.4            6.4           5.9         6.5             7.8          6.7          6.5             5.8            4.2          7.5            5.6           5.4             4.7
  In families with female hhlder, no husband present         28,095        27.4           27.4          25.5        27.0            35.2         28.7         27.0            23.7           19.8         30.8           26.8          25.1            21.9
    With related children under 18                           20,094        34.2           34.3          32.6        34.5            40.5         36.1         34.5            30.2           24.8         38.4           32.8          31.3            27.1
  In families with male hhlder, no wife present              10,782        12.7           12.7          11.6        12.8            18.3         13.6         12.8            12.1           10.1         14.9           13.0          12.1            11.4
    With related children under 18                            5,984        16.6           16.7          15.7        17.0            20.2         17.3         17.0            15.9           12.7         18.5           15.3          15.0            13.8
Unrelated individuals                                        41,030        16.3           16.2          14.2        15.4            29.0         16.2         15.4            13.9           13.8         17.9           17.9          17.0            15.6
  Living alone                                               25,663        13.1           13.1          10.2        10.8            30.1         11.8         10.8             8.9            8.8         13.5           13.5          12.5            10.5
    65 years and over                                         9,558        13.9           13.9           8.8         9.0            49.6          9.8          9.0             6.8            6.8         11.5           11.5          10.8             8.6

Type of Residence

Inside metropolitan statistical areas                       200,434         9.7            9.7           8.6         9.4            15.3          9.9          9.4             8.5            7.2         11.0            9.7           9.1             8.2
  Inside principal cities                                    68,504        13.1           13.1          11.9        13.0            19.0         13.8         13.0            11.8           10.1         15.1           13.3          12.5            11.2
  Outside principal cities                                  131,930         7.9            7.9           6.9         7.4            13.4          7.9          7.4             6.7            5.7          8.8            7.8           7.4             6.6
Outside metropolitan statistical areas                       41,872        13.1           13.1          11.8        12.5            22.7         13.2         12.5            11.2            9.8         14.4           12.9          12.3            11.0

Region

Northeast                                                    44,148         9.4            9.4           8.4         9.0            15.5          9.6          9.0             7.7            6.7         10.7            9.7           9.0             7.7
Midwest                                                      56,706         8.8            8.7           7.8         8.5            15.3          8.8          8.5             7.6            6.7          9.7            8.6           8.3             7.4
South                                                        83,597        11.5           11.5          10.1        10.9            18.5         11.4         10.9            10.1            8.6         12.7           11.2          10.7             9.8
West                                                         57,854        10.7           10.7           9.7        10.5            15.8         11.4         10.5             9.5            8.1         12.5           10.8           9.9             9.0

Educational Attainment

    Total, 18 years and over                                183,932         9.1            9.1           7.9         8.5            16.6          9.1          8.5             7.8            7.0         10.3            9.4           8.8             8.1
18 to 24 years old                                           22,710        15.6           15.5          14.9        16.5            18.7         16.8         16.5            15.8           14.4         18.7           17.2          16.8            16.1
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                            4,749        23.1           22.9          21.8        23.7            27.4         24.5         23.7            22.4           20.0         27.1           24.7          23.8            22.1
25 years old and over                                       161,222         8.2            8.2           6.9         7.4            16.4          8.0          7.4             6.6            5.9          9.1            8.3           7.7             6.9
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                           22,271        20.6           20.6          17.7        19.3            38.2         21.4         19.3            16.8           14.7         23.3           21.3          19.1            16.5
  High school graduate, no college                           51,046         9.0            8.9           7.5         8.1            19.7          8.7          8.1             7.3            6.5          9.9            9.0           8.4             7.6
  College: Less than bachelor's degree                       41,140         6.2            6.1           5.2         5.5            12.4          5.9          5.5             5.0            4.4          7.0            6.3           5.9             5.4
           Bachelor's degree or more                         46,765         3.2            3.2           2.6         2.7             5.7          2.8          2.7             2.5            2.4          3.3            3.2           3.0             2.9

Work Experience in 2006

    Total, 20 to 64 years                                   146,107         9.0            9.0           8.1         8.9            12.3          9.5          8.9             8.2            7.2         10.6            9.6           9.0             8.2
Worked at full-time jobs                                    100,313         3.6            3.7           3.3         4.0             4.7          4.1          4.0             3.7            2.9          5.0            4.1           4.0             3.7
  50 to 52 weeks                                             85,648         2.3            2.3           2.0         2.6             3.0          2.7          2.6             2.4            1.7          3.4            2.6           2.6             2.4
Worked at part-time jobs                                     18,176        11.9           11.9          10.9        12.5            16.2         13.2         12.5            11.5           10.3         14.8           13.5          12.8            11.9
Did not work                                                 27,619        26.3           26.2          23.6        24.2            37.2         26.4         24.2            22.1           21.0         28.1           26.9          24.5            22.4

Program Participation Status of
  Household Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                            10,206        39.6           39.7          37.0        38.5            59.5         51.5         38.5            30.6           27.6         53.8           51.3          38.3            29.9
    Public assistance or welfare non-SSI                      3,191        59.9           59.8          58.7        60.5            72.5         67.6         60.5            50.8           43.9         69.2           66.0          58.5            46.8
    SSI                                                       7,607        33.0           33.2          29.9        31.1            56.2         47.2         31.1            23.6           22.4         49.8           47.6          31.8            24.3
  Food stamps                                                13,959        58.6           58.5          54.9        57.8            71.6         61.9         57.8            44.9           37.8         64.7           58.4          54.3            41.0
  Housing assistance                                          5,396        51.3           51.3          51.3        52.4            74.7         57.6         52.4            34.3           29.8         58.3           55.3          49.6            30.5
  Energy assistance                                           4,576        51.1           50.9          47.1        49.1            71.2         53.8         49.1            38.2           31.1         55.9           51.2          46.3            34.0
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch                           22,763        37.1           37.3          34.9        37.6            44.5         39.2         37.6            31.8           24.7         41.8           34.4          32.9            27.0
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance                                         4,477        65.7           65.9          62.1        64.2            83.9         77.2         64.2            47.7           43.0         79.4           75.7          63.2            45.6

Health Insurance Coverage

Covered for part or all of the year                         206,145         8.2            8.2           7.1         7.6            14.8          8.2          7.6             6.7            5.7          9.1            8.1           7.5             6.5
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment of self
    or relative                                             148,859         2.5            2.5           2.1         2.4             4.5          2.4          2.4             2.2            1.7          3.0            2.4           2.3             2.2
  Medicare                                                   34,770        10.0           10.0           6.8         7.0            40.0          8.2          7.0             5.6            5.5          9.4            9.3           8.1             6.7
    Both Medicare and Medicaid                                4,050        29.1           29.0          22.8        23.6            62.4         32.6         23.6            15.6           14.9         34.4           34.0          25.4            16.9
  Medicaid                                                   27,374        35.8           35.8          33.5        35.3            48.5         39.5         35.3            29.4           24.7         41.5           37.1          32.9            26.7
Not covered at any time during the year                      36,161        22.3           22.3          20.6        22.9            26.7         23.1         22.9            22.0           19.0         25.7           22.4          22.1            21.1









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 -- White alone or in combination

[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)
                                                      ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

White alone or in combination

    Total                                                   242,306      24,901       24,880        22,163      23,978          40,163       25,340       23,978          21,659         18,575       28,034         24,751        23,389          21,034

Age

Under 18 years                                               58,374       8,174        8,183         7,719       8,291           9,539        8,566        8,291           7,361          5,727        9,154          7,422         7,165           6,217
  Related children                                           57,466       7,759        7,771         7,308       7,852           9,088        8,125        7,852           6,936          5,357        8,706          7,036         6,783           5,839
    Under 6 years                                            19,267       3,194        3,195         3,078       3,303           3,582        3,378        3,303           2,999          2,325        3,568          2,901         2,838           2,499
18 to 24 years                                               22,710       3,539        3,526         3,377       3,737           4,257        3,821        3,737           3,580          3,274        4,242          3,913         3,811           3,656
25 to 44 years                                               66,208       6,076        6,067         5,703       6,300           7,674        6,597        6,300           5,715          4,776        7,286          6,276         5,989           5,394
45 to 64 years                                               63,474       4,436        4,448         3,671       3,918           7,214        4,412        3,918           3,552          3,362        5,043          4,842         4,328           3,954
65 years and over                                            31,541       2,676        2,656         1,693       1,733          11,478        1,946        1,733           1,450          1,436        2,309          2,296         2,096           1,812
  65 to 74 years                                             16,378       1,241        1,227           818         838           4,911          943          838             695            683        1,130          1,124         1,025             877
  75 years and over                                          15,163       1,434        1,429           875         895           6,567        1,003          895             755            753        1,179          1,172         1,071             935

Family Relationship

In families                                                 200,140      17,760       17,758        15,851      17,163          27,744       18,183       17,163          15,447         12,496       20,153         16,982        15,970          14,211
  In married-couple families                                161,263       8,701        8,688         7,437       8,210          15,869        8,647        8,210           7,472          5,835        9,902          8,048         7,623           6,837
    With related children under 18                           96,818       6,208        6,213         5,677       6,323           7,556        6,521        6,323           5,661          4,051        7,287          5,437         5,250           4,533
  In families with female hhlder, no husband present         28,095       7,690        7,698         7,160       7,577           9,900        8,073        7,577           6,669          5,567        8,648          7,530         7,041           6,148
    With related children under 18                           20,094       6,869        6,883         6,550       6,927           8,139        7,246        6,927           6,070          4,980        7,708          6,597         6,281           5,442
  In families with male hhlder, no wife present              10,782       1,369        1,372         1,254       1,376           1,975        1,464        1,376           1,306          1,093        1,603          1,405         1,307           1,225
    With related children under 18                            5,984         996        1,001           942       1,019           1,210        1,037        1,019             954            760        1,107            915           899             823
Unrelated individuals                                        41,030       6,670        6,650         5,841       6,300          11,882        6,633        6,300           5,714          5,671        7,343          7,327         6,990           6,400
  Living alone                                               25,663       3,371        3,352         2,630       2,776           7,713        3,034        2,776           2,279          2,261        3,471          3,461         3,197           2,700
    65 years and over                                         9,558       1,331        1,328           845         857           4,744          936          857             647            647        1,103          1,103         1,032             820

Type of Residence

Inside metropolitan statistical areas                       200,434      19,408       19,377        17,225      18,742          30,663       19,824       18,742          16,976         14,475       22,022         19,351        18,252          16,417
  Inside principal cities                                    68,504       8,958        8,956         8,184       8,918          13,041        9,447        8,918           8,109          6,907       10,367          9,096         8,536           7,654
  Outside principal cities                                  131,930      10,450       10,421         9,041       9,823          17,622       10,377        9,823           8,868          7,568       11,655         10,255         9,716           8,763
Outside metropolitan statistical areas                       41,872       5,493        5,503         4,938       5,236           9,499        5,517        5,236           4,682          4,099        6,012          5,400         5,137           4,617

Region

Northeast                                                    44,148       4,162        4,158         3,701       3,960           6,846        4,221        3,960           3,397          2,948        4,723          4,302         3,985           3,396
Midwest                                                      56,706       4,984        4,962         4,439       4,824           8,687        4,998        4,824           4,331          3,779        5,488          4,850         4,699           4,216
South                                                        83,597       9,592        9,581         8,414       9,132          15,488        9,525        9,132           8,405          7,182       10,590          9,332         8,957           8,187
West                                                         57,854       6,162        6,179         5,609       6,062           9,142        6,597        6,062           5,525          4,666        7,233          6,267         5,747           5,234

Educational Attainment

    Total, 18 years and over                                183,932      16,726       16,697        14,444      15,687          30,623       16,775       15,687          14,298         12,847       18,880         17,328        16,224          14,817
18 to 24 years old                                           22,710       3,539        3,526         3,377       3,737           4,257        3,821        3,737           3,580          3,274        4,242          3,913         3,811           3,656
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                            4,749       1,095        1,089         1,037       1,127           1,300        1,164        1,127           1,063            951        1,286          1,171         1,132           1,052
25 years old and over                                       161,222      13,187       13,171        11,067      11,950          26,366       12,954       11,950          10,718          9,573       14,638         13,415        12,413          11,161
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                           22,271       4,587        4,594         3,942       4,296           8,512        4,761        4,296           3,750          3,278        5,186          4,738         4,264           3,685
  High school graduate, no college                           51,046       4,570        4,559         3,813       4,123          10,079        4,436        4,123           3,728          3,330        5,033          4,586         4,285           3,877
  College: Less than bachelor's degree                       41,140       2,532        2,523         2,119       2,278           5,115        2,436        2,278           2,049          1,826        2,863          2,606         2,440           2,240
           Bachelor's degree or more                         46,765       1,498        1,494         1,193       1,253           2,661        1,322        1,253           1,192          1,139        1,557          1,484         1,424           1,359

Work Experience in 2006

    Total, 20 to 64 years                                   146,107      13,085       13,083        11,857      12,963          17,966       13,816       12,963          11,915         10,568       15,437         13,983        13,103          12,039
Worked at full-time jobs                                    100,313       3,658        3,673         3,353       4,019           4,738        4,124        4,019           3,703          2,903        4,980          4,111         4,011           3,687
  50 to 52 weeks                                             85,648       1,948        1,962         1,750       2,220           2,568        2,272        2,220           2,022          1,494        2,897          2,255         2,204           2,032
Worked at part-time jobs                                     18,176       2,171        2,162         1,989       2,267           2,951        2,394        2,267           2,099          1,869        2,687          2,455         2,323           2,158
Did not work                                                 27,619       7,256        7,249         6,515       6,677          10,277        7,298        6,677           6,113          5,796        7,770          7,417         6,769           6,194

Program Participation Status of
  Household Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                            10,206       4,039        4,049         3,779       3,927           6,069        5,253        3,927           3,119          2,821        5,494          5,235         3,913           3,054
    Public assistance or welfare non-SSI                      3,191       1,911        1,909         1,873       1,930           2,314        2,158        1,930           1,620          1,400        2,209          2,107         1,866           1,494
    SSI                                                       7,607       2,513        2,524         2,277       2,368           4,272        3,590        2,368           1,795          1,706        3,786          3,624         2,421           1,852
  Food stamps                                                13,959       8,180        8,162         7,667       8,062           9,992        8,646        8,062           6,268          5,274        9,025          8,146         7,584           5,728
  Housing assistance                                          5,396       2,770        2,768         2,768       2,828           4,033        3,106        2,828           1,850          1,611        3,145          2,983         2,675           1,648
  Energy assistance                                           4,576       2,336        2,329         2,155       2,249           3,258        2,460        2,249           1,748          1,423        2,560          2,344         2,121           1,556
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch                           22,763       8,456        8,482         7,944       8,563          10,134        8,914        8,563           7,233          5,617        9,512          7,840         7,493           6,156
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance                                         4,477       2,940        2,949         2,779       2,872           3,756        3,456        2,872           2,134          1,924        3,555          3,390         2,828           2,042

Health Insurance Coverage

Covered for part or all of the year                         206,145      16,826       16,803        14,714      15,694          30,518       16,972       15,694          13,712         11,716       18,751         16,660        15,384          13,396
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment of self
    or relative                                             148,859       3,782        3,790         3,141       3,531           6,769        3,622        3,531           3,294          2,554        4,443          3,579         3,483           3,288
  Medicare                                                   34,770       3,480        3,464         2,367       2,424          13,899        2,862        2,424           1,941          1,898        3,283          3,242         2,819           2,329
    Both Medicare and Medicaid                                4,050       1,178        1,176           923         955           2,529        1,320          955             632            604        1,395          1,379         1,027             685
  Medicaid                                                   27,374       9,813        9,803         9,175       9,674          13,265       10,807        9,674           8,038          6,770       11,369         10,152         9,019           7,305
Not covered at any time during the year                      36,161       8,075        8,077         7,449       8,284           9,644        8,369        8,284           7,947          6,858        9,283          8,091         8,005           7,638









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 -- White alone or in combination

[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)
                                                      ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

White alone or in combination

    Total                                                       (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

Age

Under 18 years                                                  (X)         0.3          0.3           0.3         0.3             0.3          0.3          0.3             0.3            0.3          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            0.3          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)         0.4          0.4           0.3         0.4             0.4          0.4          0.4             0.4            0.3          0.4            0.4           0.4             0.4
25 to 44 years                                                  (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
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            0.2           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           0.2         0.2             0.6          0.3          0.2             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             0.7          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          0.2          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            0.2          0.2            0.2           0.2             0.2
  In families with female hhlder, no husband present            (X)         0.8          0.8           0.7         0.8             0.9          0.8          0.8             0.7            0.6          0.8            0.8           0.7             0.7
    With related children under 18                              (X)         1.0          1.0           1.0         1.0             1.1          1.1          1.0             1.0            0.9          1.1            1.0           1.0             0.9
  In families with male hhlder, no wife present                 (X)         0.8          0.8           0.8         0.8             1.0          0.8          0.8             0.8            0.7          0.9            0.8           0.8             0.8
    With related children under 18                              (X)         1.3          1.3           1.2         1.3             1.4          1.3          1.3             1.2            1.1          1.3            1.2           1.2             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             0.3
  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)         0.2          0.2           0.1         0.2             0.2          0.2          0.2             0.1            0.1          0.2            0.2           0.2             0.1
  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            0.2          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             0.4          0.3          0.3             0.3            0.2          0.3            0.3           0.3             0.3
West                                                            (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

Educational Attainment

    Total, 18 years and over                                    (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
18 to 24 years old                                              (X)         0.4          0.4           0.4         0.4             0.4          0.4          0.4             0.4            0.4          0.4            0.4           0.4             0.4
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                              (X)         1.0          1.0           1.0         1.1             1.1          1.1          1.1             1.0            1.0          1.1            1.1           1.1             1.0
25 years old and over                                           (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
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                              (X)         0.7          0.7           0.7         0.7             1.0          0.7          0.7             0.6            0.6          0.8            0.7           0.7             0.6
  High school graduate, no college                              (X)         0.3          0.3           0.3         0.3             0.5          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             0.3          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             0.9          0.7          0.7             0.7            0.7          0.8            0.8           0.7             0.7

Program Participation Status of
  Household Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                               (X)         0.9          0.9           0.9         0.9             1.2          1.1          0.9             0.8            0.7          1.1            1.1           0.9             0.8
    Public assistance or welfare non-SSI                        (X)         2.0          2.0           2.0         2.0             2.3          2.2          2.0             1.8            1.6          2.2            2.2           2.0             1.7
    SSI                                                         (X)         0.9          0.9           0.9         0.9             1.3          1.2          0.9             0.7            0.7          1.2            1.2           0.9             0.7
  Food stamps                                                   (X)         1.1          1.1           1.0         1.1             1.3          1.1          1.1             0.9            0.8          1.2            1.1           1.0             0.8
  Housing assistance                                            (X)         1.4          1.4           1.4         1.5             1.9          1.6          1.5             1.1            1.0          1.6            1.5           1.4             1.0
  Energy assistance                                             (X)         1.5          1.5           1.5         1.5             2.0          1.6          1.5             1.3            1.1          1.6            1.5           1.4             1.2
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch                              (X)         0.6          0.7           0.6         0.7             0.7          0.7          0.7             0.6            0.5          0.7            0.6           0.6             0.5
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance                                           (X)         1.9          1.9           1.8         1.8             2.2          2.1          1.8             1.5            1.4          2.1            2.1           1.8             1.4

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)         2.1          2.1           1.8         1.9             3.3          2.2          1.9             1.5            1.4          2.3            2.3           1.9             1.5
  Medicaid                                                      (X)         0.9          0.9           0.9         0.9             1.0          0.9          0.9             0.8            0.7          1.0            0.9           0.8             0.8
Not covered at any time during the year                         (X)         0.6          0.6           0.6         0.6             0.7          0.6          0.6             0.6            0.5          0.6            0.6           0.6             0.6









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 -- White alone or in combination

[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)
                                                      ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

White alone or in combination

    Total                                                         0         347          347           329         341             428          350          341             326            303          366            346           337             321

Age

Under 18 years                                                    0         173          173           169         174             185          177          174             165            147          182            166           163             153
  Related children                                              350         169          169           165         170             181          173          170             161            143          178            162           159             149
    Under 6 years                                               219         111          111           109         113             117          114          113             108             95          117            106           105              99
18 to 24 years                                                    0          80           80            79          82              87           83           82              81             78           87             84            83              82
25 to 44 years                                                    0         106          106           103         108             118          110          108             103             95          115            108           105             100
45 to 64 years                                                    0          91           91            84          86             114           91           86              82             80           97             95            90              87
65 years and over                                                 0          70           70            57          57             125           61           57              53             52           66             66            63              59
  65 to 74 years                                                  0          49           49            40          40              92           43           40              37             37           47             47            45              41
  75 years and over                                               0          52           52            41          42             104           44           42              38             38           48             48            46              43

Family Relationship

In families                                                     452         297          297           281         292             364          300          292             278            251          315            291           282             267
  In married-couple families                                    483         211          211           196         205             282          211          205             196            174          225            203           198             188
    With related children under 18                              457         179          179           171         181             197          184          181             171            145          194            168           165             154
  In families with female hhlder, no husband present            286         199          199           192         197             225          204          197             186            170          211            197           191             178
    With related children under 18                              246         188          188           184         189             204          193          189             177            161          199            185           180             168
  In families with male hhlder, no wife present                 183          85           85            81          85             102           88           85              83             76           92             86            83              80
    With related children under 18                              137          72           73            70          73              80           74           73              71             63           76             69            69              66
Unrelated individuals                                           191         103          103            95          99             149          103           99              94             93          109            109           106             100
  Living alone                                                  156          69           69            60          62             113           65           62              56             55           70             70            67              61
    65 years and over                                            98          42           42            33          33              84           35           33              29             29           38             38            37              32

Type of Residence

Inside metropolitan statistical areas                           452         309          309           293         304             381          312          304             291            270          328            309           301             286
  Inside principal cities                                       411         214          214           205         214             257          220          214             204            189          230            216           209             198
  Outside principal cities                                      483         231          230           215         224             296          230          224             213            197          243            229           223             212
Outside metropolitan statistical areas                          415         207          207           196         202             270          207          202             191            179          216            205           200             190

Region

Northeast                                                         0         152          152           143         148             195          153          148             137            128          162            154           149             137
Midwest                                                           0         165          164           155         162             217          165          162             154            143          173            162           160             151
South                                                             0         234          234           219         228             297          233          228             219            202          246            231           226             216
West                                                              0         189          189           181         188             230          196          188             179            165          205            191           183             174

Educational Attainment

    Total, 18 years and over                                    229         287          286           268         278             376          287          278             267            253          303            291           283             271
18 to 24 years old                                              158          80           80            79          82              87           83           82              81             78           87             84            83              82
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                               75          46           46            45          47              50           48           47              45             43           50             48            47              45
25 years old and over                                           254         257          256           236         245             352          254          245             233            220          269            259           249             237
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                              156         154          154           143         149             208          157          149             140            131          164            157           149             138
  High school graduate, no college                              220         154          154           141         146             226          152          146             139            132          161            154           149             142
  College: Less than bachelor's degree                          203         115          115           105         109             163          113          109             104             98          122            117           113             108
           Bachelor's degree or more                            213          89           89            79          81             118           83           81              79             77           90             88            86              84

Work Experience in 2006

    Total, 20 to 64 years                                       327         256          256           244         255             296          262          255             245            231          276            264           256             246
Worked at full-time jobs                                        383         138          138           132         144             157          146          144             139            123          160            146           144             138
  50 to 52 weeks                                                381         101          101            96         108             116          109          108             103             89          123            109           107             103
Worked at part-time jobs                                        225         107          106           102         109             124          112          109             105             99          118            113           110             106
Did not work                                                    271         193          193           183         185             228          193          185             177            173          199            195           186             179

Program Participation Status of
  Household Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                               135          77           77            74          75              97           89           75              66             63           92             89            75              65
    Public assistance or welfare non-SSI                         67          51           51            50          51              56           54           51              46             43           55             53            50              44
    SSI                                                         112          59           59            56          57              79           72           57              49             48           74             72            58              50
  Food stamps                                                   166         117          117           112         116             133          121          116              99             89          124            117           111              94
  Housing assistance                                             91          62           62            62          63              77           66           63              50             46           67             65            61              47
  Energy assistance                                              82          56           56            54          55              68           58           55              48             43           59             57            54              45
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch                              235         119          120           115         120             134          123          120             108             93          129            114           111              98
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance                                            81          64           64            62          63              74           70           63              54             51           71             69            63              52

Health Insurance Coverage

Covered for part or all of the year                             405         289          289           272         280             380          291          280             263            244          304            288           277             260
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment of self
    or relative                                                 442         140          141           128         136             187          137          136             131            116          152            137           135             131
  Medicare                                                      285         135          134           111         113             264          122          113             101            100          131            130           121             110
    Both Medicare and Medicaid                                  103          79           79            70          71             115           83           71              58             56           86             85            74              60
  Medicaid                                                      257         224          224           217         222             259          234          222             203            187          240            228           215             194
Not covered at any time during the year                         290         204          204           196         206             222          207          206             202            188          218            204           203             198
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2007 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.
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