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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

[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

    Total                                                   237,619        10.2           10.2           9.1         9.8            16.5         10.3          9.8             8.9            7.6         11.5           10.1           9.6             8.6

Age

Under 18 years                                               56,205        13.8           13.9          13.1        14.0            16.1         14.4         14.0            12.5            9.6         15.5           12.5          12.1            10.5
  Related children                                           55,330        13.4           13.4          12.6        13.5            15.6         13.9         13.5            11.9            9.2         15.0           12.1          11.6            10.0
    Under 6 years                                            18,442        16.4           16.4          15.9        17.0            18.4         17.3         17.0            15.4           11.9         18.3           14.8          14.5            12.8
18 to 24 years                                               22,152        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                                               65,261         9.2            9.2           8.6         9.5            11.6          9.9          9.5             8.6            7.2         11.0            9.5           9.0             8.1
45 to 64 years                                               62,731         6.9            7.0           5.7         6.1            11.3          6.9          6.1             5.6            5.3          7.9            7.6           6.8             6.2
65 years and over                                            31,270         8.5            8.4           5.3         5.5            36.4          6.2          5.5             4.6            4.5          7.3            7.3           6.6             5.7
  65 to 74 years                                             16,212         7.5            7.4           5.0         5.1            29.9          5.7          5.1             4.2            4.1          6.9            6.8           6.2             5.3
  75 years and over                                          15,058         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                                                 196,061         8.8            8.8           7.8         8.5            13.7          9.0          8.5             7.6            6.2         10.0            8.4           7.9             7.0
  In married-couple families                                158,485         5.4            5.4           4.6         5.1             9.8          5.3          5.1             4.6            3.6          6.1            4.9           4.7             4.2
    With related children under 18                           94,763         6.4            6.4           5.8         6.5             7.7          6.7          6.5             5.8            4.2          7.5            5.6           5.4             4.7
  In families with female hhlder, no husband present         27,057        27.2           27.3          25.4        26.8            35.1         28.5         26.8            23.6           19.7         30.6           26.6          24.9            21.8
    With related children under 18                           19,234        34.1           34.2          32.6        34.4            40.4         35.9         34.4            30.2           24.7         38.2           32.8          31.2            27.1
  In families with male hhlder, no wife present              10,519        12.7           12.7          11.6        12.7            18.2         13.5         12.7            12.0           10.1         14.8           13.1          12.1            11.4
    With related children under 18                            5,804        16.6           16.7          15.7        17.0            20.1         17.3         17.0            15.9           12.7         18.5           15.4          15.1            13.8
Unrelated individuals                                        40,461        16.2           16.1          14.2        15.3            28.9         16.1         15.3            13.9           13.8         17.8           17.8          17.0            15.6
  Living alone                                               25,350        13.0           13.0          10.2        10.7            30.0         11.7         10.7             8.8            8.8         13.4           13.4          12.4            10.5
    65 years and over                                         9,488        13.9           13.8           8.8         8.9            49.6          9.8          8.9             6.8            6.8         11.5           11.5          10.8             8.6

Type of Residence

Inside metropolitan statistical areas                       196,438         9.6            9.6           8.5         9.3            15.2          9.8          9.3             8.4            7.2         10.9            9.6           9.0             8.1
  Inside principal cities                                    66,985        13.0           13.0          11.9        12.9            19.0         13.7         12.9            11.8           10.0         15.0           13.2          12.4            11.1
  Outside principal cities                                  129,453         7.9            7.8           6.8         7.4            13.3          7.8          7.4             6.7            5.7          8.8            7.7           7.3             6.6
Outside metropolitan statistical areas                       41,181        13.0           13.0          11.6        12.3            22.5         13.0         12.3            11.1            9.7         14.2           12.7          12.1            10.9

Region

Northeast                                                    43,583         9.4            9.4           8.3         8.9            15.5          9.5          8.9             7.6            6.6         10.6            9.7           9.0             7.6
Midwest                                                      55,780         8.7            8.6           7.7         8.4            15.2          8.6          8.4             7.5            6.6          9.5            8.4           8.2             7.3
South                                                        82,109        11.4           11.3           9.9        10.8            18.4         11.2         10.8             9.9            8.5         12.5           11.0          10.6             9.7
West                                                         56,147        10.6           10.6           9.7        10.5            15.8         11.4         10.5             9.6            8.0         12.5           10.8           9.9             9.0

Educational Attainment

    Total, 18 years and over                                181,414         9.1            9.0           7.8         8.5            16.6          9.1          8.5             7.7            7.0         10.2            9.4           8.8             8.0
18 to 24 years old                                           22,152        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                            4,635        22.9           22.7          21.6        23.5            27.1         24.3         23.5            22.2           19.8         26.9           24.5          23.7            22.0
25 years old and over                                       159,262         8.1            8.1           6.8         7.4            16.3          8.0          7.4             6.6            5.9          9.0            8.3           7.7             6.9
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                           21,983        20.6           20.6          17.7        19.2            38.2         21.3         19.2            16.8           14.7         23.2           21.2          19.1            16.5
  High school graduate, no college                           50,425         8.9            8.9           7.4         8.0            19.7          8.6          8.0             7.3            6.5          9.8            8.9           8.4             7.6
  College: Less than bachelor's degree                       40,510         6.1            6.1           5.1         5.5            12.4          5.9          5.5             5.0            4.4          6.9            6.3           5.9             5.4
           Bachelor's degree or more                         46,344         3.2            3.2           2.5         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                                   144,034         8.9            8.9           8.1         8.8            12.2          9.4          8.8             8.1            7.2         10.5            9.5           8.9             8.2
Worked at full-time jobs                                     98,974         3.6            3.6           3.3         4.0             4.7          4.1          4.0             3.7            2.9          4.9            4.1           4.0             3.7
  50 to 52 weeks                                             84,594         2.3            2.3           2.0         2.6             3.0          2.6          2.6             2.4            1.7          3.4            2.6           2.6             2.4
Worked at part-time jobs                                     17,881        11.9           11.8          10.9        12.4            16.2         13.1         12.4            11.5           10.2         14.8           13.5          12.7            11.8
Did not work                                                 27,178        26.2           26.2          23.6        24.1            37.1         26.4         24.1            22.2           21.0         28.1           26.8          24.5            22.4

Program Participation Status of
  Household Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                             9,806        39.3           39.4          36.7        38.0            59.1         51.1         38.0            30.3           27.4         53.5           51.0          37.9            29.7
    Public assistance or welfare non-SSI                      2,995        59.5           59.4          58.4        60.3            72.4         67.4         60.3            50.5           43.5         69.1           65.8          58.2            46.6
    SSI                                                       7,362        33.1           33.3          30.0        31.0            56.0         47.0         31.0            23.7           22.5         49.6           47.5          31.7            24.4
  Food stamps                                                13,312        58.8           58.7          55.1        57.7            71.6         61.9         57.7            45.0           37.8         64.7           58.4          54.4            41.2
  Housing assistance                                          5,120        51.1           51.1          51.1        52.0            75.0         57.4         52.0            33.8           29.6         58.1           55.1          49.3            30.2
  Energy assistance                                           4,393        50.9           50.8          47.0        49.0            71.1         53.3         49.0            38.1           31.0         55.6           50.8          46.2            34.0
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch                           21,986        37.0           37.1          34.8        37.4            44.1         38.9         37.4            31.6           24.5         41.6           34.3          32.8            26.9
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance                                         4,198        65.9           66.1          62.3        64.0            84.0         77.2         64.0            47.6           42.8         79.5           75.9          63.0            45.6

Health Insurance Coverage

Covered for part or all of the year                         202,217         8.1            8.1           7.0         7.5            14.7          8.1          7.5             6.6            5.6          9.0            8.0           7.4             6.4
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment of self
    or relative                                             146,228         2.5            2.5           2.1         2.3             4.5          2.4          2.3             2.2            1.7          3.0            2.4           2.3             2.2
  Medicare                                                   34,411        10.0            9.9           6.8         6.9            39.9          8.2          6.9             5.5            5.4          9.4            9.3           8.1             6.7
    Both Medicare and Medicaid                                3,969        28.9           28.8          22.5        23.2            62.1         32.3         23.2            15.3           14.6         34.2           33.8          25.0            16.6
  Medicaid                                                   26,372        35.8           35.8          33.5        35.1            48.3         39.3         35.1            29.3           24.7         41.4           37.0          32.8            26.6
Not covered at any time during the year                      35,402        22.3           22.3          20.5        22.9            26.6         23.1         22.9            21.9           18.9         25.7           22.3          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

[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

    Total                                                   237,619      24,206       24,189        21,522      23,254          39,163       24,569       23,254          21,051         18,037       27,236         24,042        22,718          20,465

Age

Under 18 years                                               56,205       7,779        7,790         7,341       7,856           9,028        8,113        7,856           6,998          5,418        8,691          7,027         6,783           5,896
  Related children                                           55,330       7,394        7,408         6,960       7,447           8,607        7,702        7,447           6,603          5,078        8,273          6,671         6,431           5,548
    Under 6 years                                            18,442       3,031        3,032         2,925       3,128           3,387        3,198        3,128           2,849          2,196        3,382          2,737         2,676           2,364
18 to 24 years                                               22,152       3,449        3,436         3,293       3,647           4,145        3,725        3,647           3,495          3,191        4,143          3,820         3,724           3,570
25 to 44 years                                               65,261       5,983        5,976         5,619       6,205           7,539        6,487        6,205           5,632          4,704        7,168          6,173         5,898           5,316
45 to 64 years                                               62,731       4,350        4,362         3,596       3,833           7,074        4,319        3,833           3,491          3,304        4,949          4,750         4,242           3,890
65 years and over                                            31,270       2,645        2,626         1,673       1,713          11,377        1,924        1,713           1,436          1,421        2,284          2,272         2,071           1,793
  65 to 74 years                                             16,212       1,219        1,205           803         823           4,853          927          823             684            672        1,114          1,108         1,009             866
  75 years and over                                          15,058       1,426        1,421           870         890           6,524          997          890             751            749        1,170          1,164         1,062             927

Family Relationship

In families                                                 196,061      17,216       17,216        15,349      16,584          26,944       17,563       16,584          14,966         12,085       19,512         16,430        15,450          13,774
  In married-couple families                                158,485       8,516        8,504         7,267       8,008          15,534        8,434        8,008           7,310          5,686        9,677          7,844         7,431           6,676
    With related children under 18                           94,763       6,066        6,071         5,540       6,155           7,330        6,348        6,155           5,531          3,934        7,104          5,276         5,099           4,411
  In families with female hhlder, no husband present         27,057       7,368        7,379         6,865       7,240           9,492        7,707        7,240           6,389          5,334        8,275          7,211         6,742           5,901
    With related children under 18                           19,234       6,566        6,583         6,269       6,608           7,762        6,900        6,608           5,803          4,759        7,357          6,301         6,000           5,212
  In families with male hhlder, no wife present              10,519       1,331        1,334         1,217       1,335           1,919        1,423        1,335           1,267          1,065        1,560          1,375         1,277           1,197
    With related children under 18                            5,804         964          968           910         984           1,164        1,002          984             920            737        1,071            892           876             800
Unrelated individuals                                        40,461       6,548        6,531         5,730       6,185          11,712        6,511        6,185           5,616          5,573        7,216          7,200         6,870           6,297
  Living alone                                               25,350       3,306        3,288         2,573       2,718           7,609        2,973        2,718           2,238          2,219        3,406          3,397         3,134           2,654
    65 years and over                                         9,488       1,316        1,313           836         847           4,711          926          847             641            641        1,091          1,091         1,021             812

Type of Residence

Inside metropolitan statistical areas                       196,438      18,870       18,843        16,736      18,173          29,904       19,221       18,173          16,498         14,053       21,397         18,801        17,733          15,969
  Inside principal cities                                    66,985       8,705        8,704         7,949       8,648          12,704        9,152        8,648           7,881          6,702       10,069          8,836         8,294           7,440
  Outside principal cities                                  129,453      10,165       10,139         8,787       9,525          17,200       10,069        9,525           8,617          7,351       11,328          9,966         9,439           8,529
Outside metropolitan statistical areas                       41,181       5,335        5,346         4,786       5,080           9,259        5,348        5,080           4,553          3,984        5,839          5,241         4,986           4,496

Region

Northeast                                                    43,583       4,080        4,077         3,625       3,870           6,735        4,124        3,870           3,333          2,891        4,625          4,207         3,901           3,333
Midwest                                                      55,780       4,848        4,825         4,308       4,663           8,469        4,824        4,663           4,199          3,661        5,305          4,710         4,562           4,096
South                                                        82,109       9,320        9,308         8,159       8,846          15,087        9,236        8,846           8,156          6,967       10,291          9,063         8,694           7,964
West                                                         56,147       5,958        5,979         5,430       5,875           8,873        6,385        5,875           5,363          4,518        7,015          6,062         5,561           5,072

Educational Attainment

    Total, 18 years and over                                181,414      16,427       16,399        14,180      15,398          30,135       16,456       15,398          14,053         12,619       18,544         17,015        15,935          14,569
18 to 24 years old                                           22,152       3,449        3,436         3,293       3,647           4,145        3,725        3,647           3,495          3,191        4,143          3,820         3,724           3,570
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                            4,635       1,060        1,054         1,003       1,091           1,258        1,126        1,091           1,029            919        1,246          1,134         1,097           1,018
25 years old and over                                       159,262      12,978       12,964        10,887      11,751          25,990       12,731       11,751          10,559          9,429       14,401         13,195        12,211          10,999
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                           21,983       4,518        4,525         3,882       4,226           8,400        4,684        4,226           3,702          3,233        5,107          4,661         4,192           3,635
  High school graduate, no college                           50,425       4,501        4,490         3,751       4,057           9,931        4,356        4,057           3,670          3,281        4,949          4,512         4,218           3,821
  College: Less than bachelor's degree                       40,510       2,479        2,471         2,077       2,231           5,026        2,386        2,231           2,010          1,788        2,810          2,555         2,393           2,199
           Bachelor's degree or more                         46,344       1,480        1,477         1,178       1,237           2,634        1,305        1,237           1,176          1,127        1,535          1,468         1,408           1,344

Work Experience in 2006

    Total, 20 to 64 years                                   144,034      12,846       12,846        11,642      12,726          17,622       13,556       12,726          11,715         10,384       15,166         13,730        12,870          11,841
Worked at full-time jobs                                     98,974       3,590        3,606         3,291       3,941           4,633        4,040        3,941           3,637          2,851        4,892          4,039         3,944           3,629
  50 to 52 weeks                                             84,594       1,917        1,933         1,723       2,186           2,525        2,236        2,186           1,993          1,476        2,858          2,228         2,177           2,009
Worked at part-time jobs                                     17,881       2,127        2,118         1,948       2,222           2,894        2,348        2,222           2,057          1,828        2,640          2,407         2,276           2,113
Did not work                                                 27,178       7,130        7,122         6,403       6,563          10,095        7,168        6,563           6,021          5,705        7,634          7,284         6,650           6,099

Program Participation Status of
  Household Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                             9,806       3,854        3,864         3,603       3,730           5,799        5,008        3,730           2,973          2,687        5,244          4,998         3,714           2,912
    Public assistance or welfare non-SSI                      2,995       1,782        1,780         1,749       1,807           2,169        2,020        1,807           1,512          1,304        2,069          1,970         1,742           1,396
    SSI                                                       7,362       2,437        2,449         2,211       2,280           4,121        3,457        2,280           1,745          1,656        3,651          3,499         2,331           1,798
  Food stamps                                                13,312       7,834        7,817         7,340       7,683           9,532        8,238        7,683           5,987          5,032        8,611          7,776         7,237           5,479
  Housing assistance                                          5,120       2,617        2,615         2,615       2,663           3,841        2,937        2,663           1,729          1,516        2,975          2,822         2,522           1,547
  Energy assistance                                           4,393       2,237        2,232         2,065       2,152           3,125        2,343        2,152           1,672          1,363        2,441          2,233         2,031           1,493
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch                           21,986       8,136        8,165         7,640       8,217           9,700        8,547        8,217           6,956          5,387        9,137          7,531         7,205           5,921
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance                                         4,198       2,767        2,776         2,616       2,687           3,528        3,242        2,687           1,998          1,798        3,338          3,185         2,646           1,916

Health Insurance Coverage

Covered for part or all of the year                         202,217      16,327       16,308        14,250      15,162          29,752       16,397       15,162          13,281         11,343       18,154         16,135        14,894          12,997
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment of self
    or relative                                             146,228       3,677        3,686         3,044       3,419           6,604        3,505        3,419           3,191          2,460        4,320          3,471         3,379           3,189
  Medicare                                                   34,411       3,428        3,413         2,327       2,381          13,745        2,814        2,381           1,910          1,867        3,231          3,190         2,771           2,293
    Both Medicare and Medicaid                                3,969       1,146        1,144           892         922           2,463        1,282          922             608            581        1,356          1,340           991             659
  Medicaid                                                   26,372       9,444        9,437         8,822       9,265          12,746       10,363        9,265           7,722          6,504       10,913          9,753         8,651           7,023
Not covered at any time during the year                      35,402       7,879        7,881         7,271       8,092           9,411        8,172        8,092           7,770          6,694        9,082          7,907         7,824           7,468









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

[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

    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             0.7          0.6          0.6             0.6            0.5          0.7            0.6           0.6             0.5
18 to 24 years                                                  (X)         0.4          0.4           0.4         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)         0.2          0.2           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         1.1             1.2          1.1          1.1             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          0.9          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             1.3            1.1          1.4            1.2           1.2             1.2
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          0.4            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            0.4           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          0.8          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          1.2            1.1           0.9             0.8
    Public assistance or welfare non-SSI                        (X)         2.1          2.1           2.0         2.1             2.4          2.3          2.1             1.8            1.7          2.3            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             0.8
  Food stamps                                                   (X)         1.1          1.1           1.1         1.1             1.3          1.2          1.1             0.9            0.8          1.2            1.1           1.0             0.8
  Housing assistance                                            (X)         1.5          1.5           1.5         1.5             1.9          1.6          1.5             1.1            1.0          1.6            1.5           1.4             1.0
  Energy assistance                                             (X)         1.6          1.6           1.5         1.5             2.0          1.6          1.5             1.3            1.1          1.7            1.6           1.5             1.2
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch                              (X)         0.7          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         1.9             2.3          2.2          1.9             1.5            1.4          2.2            2.1           1.9             1.5

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             1.1          0.9          0.9             0.8            0.7          1.0            0.9           0.9             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

[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

    Total                                                         0         343          342           325         336             423          345          336             321            299          361            341           333             317

Age

Under 18 years                                                    0         169          169           165         170             181          172          170             161            144          178            162           159             149
  Related children                                              345         165          166           161         166             177          169          166             157            139          174            158           155             145
    Under 6 years                                               214         108          108           106         110             114          111          110             105             93          114            103           102              96
18 to 24 years                                                    0          79           79            78          82              86           82           82              80             77           86             83            82              81
25 to 44 years                                                    0         105          105           102         107             117          109          107             102             94          114            107           105             100
45 to 64 years                                                    0          91           91            83          85             113           90           85              82             79           96             94            89              86
65 years and over                                                 0          70           70            56          57             125           60           57              52             52           65             65            62              58
  65 to 74 years                                                  0          49           48            40          40              92           42           40              37             36           46             46            44              41
  75 years and over                                               0          52           52            41          42             103           44           42              38             38           48             47            45              42

Family Relationship

In families                                                     457         293          293           277         287             360          295          287             274            247          310            286           278             263
  In married-couple families                                    484         209          209           193         203             279          208          203             194            172          222            201           196             186
    With related children under 18                              454         177          177           169         178             194          181          178             169            143          191            165           163             151
  In families with female hhlder, no husband present            281         195          195           188         193             220          199          193             182            166          206            193           187             175
    With related children under 18                              241         184          184           180         185             200          189          185             173            157          195            180           176             164
  In families with male hhlder, no wife present                 181          84           84            80          84             100           86           84              82             75           91             85            82              79
    With related children under 18                              135          71           71            69          72              78           73           72              70             62           75             69            68              65
Unrelated individuals                                           190         102          102            94          98             147          101           98              93             92          108            108           105              99
  Living alone                                                  155          68           68            60          61             112           64           61              55             55           70             69            66              61
    65 years and over                                            98          42           41            33          33              84           35           33              29             29           38             38            36              32

Type of Residence

Inside metropolitan statistical areas                           457         305          305           289         300             377          308          300             287            266          324            305           297             282
  Inside principal cities                                       408         211          211           202         211             253          216          211             201            186          227            213           206             196
  Outside principal cities                                      482         228          227           212         221             292          227          221             210            195          240            226           220             209
Outside metropolitan statistical areas                          413         204          204           193         199             267          204          199             188            176          213            202           197             187

Region

Northeast                                                         0         150          150           142         147             193          151          147             136            127          160            153           147             136
Midwest                                                           0         162          162           153         159             215          162          159             151            141          170            160           158             149
South                                                             0         231          230           216         225             293          230          225             216            199          242            227           223             213
West                                                              0         186          186           178         185             227          193          185             177            162          202            188           180             172

Educational Attainment

    Total, 18 years and over                                    233         284          284           265         276             373          285          276             264            251          301            289           280             269
18 to 24 years old                                              156          79           79            78          82              86           82           82              80             77           86             83            82              81
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                               74          45           45            44          46              49           47           46              45             42           49             47            46              45
25 years old and over                                           255         255          255           234         243             350          252          243             231            219          267            257           247             235
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                              155         153          153           142         148             207          156          148             139            130          162            155           147             138
  High school graduate, no college                              219         153          153           140         145             224          150          145             138            131          160            153           148             141
  College: Less than bachelor's degree                          202         114          114           104         108             161          112          108             103             97          121            116           112             107
           Bachelor's degree or more                            212          88           88            79          81             117           83           81              79             77           90             88            86              84

Work Experience in 2006

    Total, 20 to 64 years                                       332         253          253           242         252             294          260          252             243            229          274            261           254             244
Worked at full-time jobs                                        383         137          137           131         143             155          145          143             138            122          159            145           143             137
  50 to 52 weeks                                                381         100          101            95         107             115          108          107             102             88          122            108           107             103
Worked at part-time jobs                                        223         106          105           101         108             123          111          108             104             98          117            112           109             105
Did not work                                                    269         191          191           181         184             226          192          184             176            172          198            193           185             177

Program Participation Status of
  Household Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                               131          75           75            72          73              95           87           73              64             61           89             87            73              64
    Public assistance or welfare non-SSI                         65          49           49            48          49              54           52           49              45             41           53             51            48              43
    SSI                                                         109          58           58            55          56              77           70           56              48             47           72             71            56              49
  Food stamps                                                   161         114          114           109         112             129          117          112              96             87          121            113           108              91
  Housing assistance                                             88          60           60            60          61              74           64           61              48             45           64             63            59              45
  Energy assistance                                              80          55           55            53          54              66           57           54              47             42           58             55            52              44
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch                              229         116          117           112         117             130          120          117             106             91          125            111           108              96
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance                                            78          62           62            60          61              71           68           61              52             49           69             67            60              51

Health Insurance Coverage

Covered for part or all of the year                             410         285          285           268         276             376          286          276             259            240          300            284           273             256
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment of self
    or relative                                                 442         138          139           126         134             185          135          134             129            114          150            135           133             129
  Medicare                                                      284         134          133           110         112             263          121          112             100             99          130            129           120             110
    Both Medicare and Medicaid                                  102          78           78            69          70             114           82           70              57             55           84             84            72              59
  Medicaid                                                      252         220          220           213         218             254          230          218             199            183          236            223           211             190
Not covered at any time during the year                         287         201          201           194         204             219          205          204             200            186          216            202           201             196
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2007 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.
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