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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, not Hispanic

[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, not Hispanic

    Total                                                   196,049         8.1            8.1           7.0         7.5            14.7          8.0          7.5             6.8            6.0          8.9            8.1           7.6             6.9

Age

Under 18 years                                               42,212         9.9            9.9           9.2         9.8            11.8         10.2          9.8             8.7            6.8         10.9            8.9           8.6             7.4
  Related children                                           41,563         9.4            9.4           8.7         9.3            11.2          9.6          9.3             8.2            6.3         10.3            8.4           8.1             6.9
    Under 6 years                                            13,240        11.8           11.8          11.3        12.0            13.2         12.3         12.0            10.8            8.3         13.0           10.7          10.4             9.0
18 to 24 years                                               17,462        14.1           14.0          13.5        14.7            16.9         15.0         14.7            14.1           13.2         16.5           15.6          15.2            14.7
25 to 44 years                                               51,489         7.2            7.2           6.7         7.3             9.4          7.7          7.3             6.6            5.7          8.6            7.6           7.2             6.5
45 to 64 years                                               55,896         6.0            6.0           4.9         5.1            10.2          5.8          5.1             4.7            4.5          6.7            6.5           5.8             5.3
65 years and over                                            28,990         7.4            7.4           4.6         4.7            35.6          5.2          4.7             4.0            3.9          6.3            6.3           5.8             5.1
  65 to 74 years                                             14,868         6.4            6.2           4.0         4.1            28.8          4.6          4.1             3.4            3.4          5.7            5.7           5.2             4.5
  75 years and over                                          14,121         8.6            8.5           5.1         5.2            42.7          5.8          5.2             4.5            4.5          6.8            6.8           6.3             5.7

Family Relationship

In families                                                 159,572         6.3            6.3           5.5         5.8            11.4          6.3          5.8             5.3            4.4          7.0            6.1           5.6             5.0
  In married-couple families                                132,716         3.6            3.6           2.9         3.2             8.2          3.4          3.2             2.9            2.4          4.0            3.4           3.2             2.9
    With related children under 18                           74,397         3.8            3.8           3.4         3.8             4.9          4.0          3.8             3.4            2.4          4.5            3.4           3.2             2.8
  In families with female hhlder, no husband present         19,349        23.3           23.3          21.3        22.3            31.6         24.0         22.3            19.7           16.5         25.6           22.5          21.0            18.2
    With related children under 18                           12,860        30.3           30.4          28.6        30.1            36.6         31.5         30.1            26.3           21.6         33.3           28.7          27.4            23.6
  In families with male hhlder, no wife present               7,508        10.9           10.9           9.5        10.4            16.4         11.2         10.4            10.0            8.3         12.5           10.9          10.1             9.3
    With related children under 18                            4,139        13.7           13.6          12.2        13.5            16.5         13.8         13.5            12.8           10.0         15.0           12.2          12.0            10.7
Unrelated individuals                                        35,642        15.2           15.2          13.2        14.0            28.5         14.8         14.0            12.7           12.7         16.5           16.4          15.7            14.4
  Living alone                                               23,446        12.1           12.0           9.4         9.9            29.5         10.8          9.9             8.2            8.1         12.4           12.4          11.4             9.8
    65 years and over                                         9,014        12.6           12.6           8.0         8.1            48.6          8.8          8.1             6.3            6.3         10.5           10.5           9.9             8.0

Type of Residence

Inside metropolitan statistical areas                       157,757         7.2            7.1           6.1         6.6            13.0          7.0          6.6             6.0            5.3          7.9            7.2           6.7             6.1
  Inside principal cities                                    47,439         9.1            9.0           8.0         8.6            15.3          9.2          8.6             7.8            7.0         10.2            9.3           8.6             7.9
  Outside principal cities                                  110,318         6.4            6.3           5.3         5.7            12.0          6.1          5.7             5.2            4.6          6.9            6.3           5.9             5.3
Outside metropolitan statistical areas                       38,292        11.9           11.9          10.6        11.3            21.8         11.9         11.3            10.0            8.9         13.1           11.7          11.2            10.1

Region

Northeast                                                    38,372         7.5            7.5           6.4         6.8            13.4          7.2          6.8             5.9            5.2          8.2            7.6           7.0             6.2
Midwest                                                      52,166         8.0            8.0           7.0         7.6            14.6          7.9          7.6             6.9            6.0          8.7            7.7           7.5             6.7
South                                                        67,092         9.1            9.1           7.8         8.4            16.7          8.8          8.4             7.7            6.8          9.9            9.0           8.6             7.9
West                                                         38,418         7.0            7.0           6.1         6.5            12.6          7.4          6.5             6.0            5.3          8.0            7.4           6.5             6.0

Educational Attainment

    Total, 18 years and over                                153,837         7.6            7.6           6.4         6.9            15.5          7.4          6.9             6.2            5.8          8.4            7.8           7.3             6.7
18 to 24 years old                                           17,462        14.1           14.0          13.5        14.7            16.9         15.0         14.7            14.1           13.2         16.5           15.6          15.2            14.7
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                            2,997        19.5           19.2          18.2        18.9            23.5         19.9         18.9            17.6           16.2         22.0           20.6          19.7            17.9
25 years old and over                                       136,375         6.8            6.7           5.5         5.8            15.3          6.4          5.8             5.2            4.8          7.3            6.8           6.3             5.7
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                           12,824        17.3           17.2          14.0        14.8            41.9         17.5         14.8            12.6           11.7         18.8           18.1          15.5            13.2
  High school graduate, no college                           43,941         8.2            8.2           6.6         7.1            19.7          7.7          7.1             6.4            5.9          8.8            8.1           7.6             6.9
  College: Less than bachelor's degree                       36,193         5.9            5.8           4.8         5.2            12.4          5.5          5.2             4.7            4.2          6.6            6.0           5.6             5.2
           Bachelor's degree or more                         43,417         3.0            3.0           2.4         2.5             5.5          2.6          2.5             2.3            2.3          3.0            3.0           2.8             2.7

Work Experience in 2006

    Total, 20 to 64 years                                   120,036         7.4            7.4           6.6         7.1            10.6          7.7          7.1             6.6            6.0          8.6            8.0           7.4             6.9
Worked at full-time jobs                                     82,580         2.6            2.6           2.4         2.8             3.4          2.9          2.8             2.6            2.1          3.6            3.0           3.0             2.7
  50 to 52 weeks                                             70,787         1.4            1.4           1.2         1.6             1.9          1.6          1.6             1.4            1.0          2.2            1.7           1.7             1.6
Worked at part-time jobs                                     15,600        10.6           10.5           9.6        10.7            14.3         11.4         10.7            10.0            9.0         12.8           11.8          11.2            10.5
Did not work                                                 21,856        23.3           23.3          20.6        20.9            35.2         23.1         20.9            19.1           18.5         24.6           23.9          21.6            19.8

Program Participation Status of
  Household Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                             7,102        36.0           35.9          33.2        34.3            56.5         47.4         34.3            27.2           24.6         49.4           47.4          34.6            26.8
    Public assistance or welfare non-SSI                      1,959        56.2           56.1          54.6        56.3            70.0         64.3         56.3            47.3           40.2         65.6           62.7          54.8            43.2
    SSI                                                       5,515        30.8           30.7          27.6        28.4            54.0         44.0         28.4            21.7           20.7         46.2           44.6          29.3            22.6
  Food stamps                                                 9,080        56.4           56.1          52.3        54.7            70.6         58.9         54.7            42.6           36.0         61.6           55.8          51.9            39.1
  Housing assistance                                          3,543        49.4           49.3          49.3        49.9            77.9         56.0         49.9            31.4           28.3         56.5           54.0          47.6            28.7
  Energy assistance                                           3,587        50.8           50.6          46.1        47.7            71.5         51.6         47.7            38.1           30.6         53.6           49.8          45.4            33.9
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch                           11,065        34.6           34.7          32.1        34.4            43.5         36.1         34.4            28.2           22.6         38.1           31.9          30.3            24.5
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance                                         2,859        64.9           64.7          60.7        62.2            83.3         75.4         62.2            46.5           41.4         77.5           74.2          61.9            44.2

Health Insurance Coverage

Covered for part or all of the year                         174,936         6.7            6.6           5.6         6.0            13.5          6.5          6.0             5.3            4.6          7.3            6.6           6.1             5.3
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment of self
    or relative                                             129,569         2.2            2.2           1.8         2.0             4.3          2.0          2.0             1.9            1.5          2.5            2.1           2.0             2.0
  Medicare                                                   31,855         8.9            8.8           5.9         6.1            39.0          7.1          6.1             4.9            4.9          8.3            8.2           7.2             6.1
    Both Medicare and Medicaid                                3,192        27.0           26.9          21.1        21.8            60.9         30.7         21.8            14.6           14.2         32.2           31.8          23.3            15.8
  Medicaid                                                   17,622        33.6           33.5          30.8        32.2            47.8         36.9         32.2            26.6           22.7         38.5           34.9          30.3            24.4
Not covered at any time during the year                      21,113        20.1           20.0          18.3        19.9            24.6         20.2         19.9            19.1           17.3         22.5           20.5          20.3            19.6









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, not Hispanic

[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, not Hispanic

    Total                                                   196,049      15,874       15,816        13,741      14,686          28,813       15,651       14,686          13,284         11,754       17,440         15,825        14,877          13,472

Age

Under 18 years                                               42,212       4,172        4,166         3,888       4,145           4,972        4,295        4,145           3,677          2,875        4,595          3,758         3,624           3,143
  Related children                                           41,563       3,889        3,888         3,610       3,851           4,671        4,002        3,851           3,394          2,625        4,294          3,500         3,365           2,885
    Under 6 years                                            13,240       1,561        1,557         1,493       1,582           1,748        1,628        1,582           1,436          1,101        1,725          1,419         1,383           1,197
18 to 24 years                                               17,462       2,468        2,451         2,366       2,570           2,952        2,627        2,570           2,470          2,307        2,884          2,727         2,661           2,559
25 to 44 years                                               51,489       3,698        3,687         3,434       3,761           4,848        3,970        3,761           3,386          2,919        4,411          3,898         3,693           3,339
45 to 64 years                                               55,896       3,379        3,380         2,727       2,859           5,725        3,257        2,859           2,604          2,511        3,733          3,628         3,224           2,962
65 years and over                                            28,990       2,157        2,132         1,326       1,351          10,316        1,500        1,351           1,146          1,141        1,817          1,813         1,674           1,468
  65 to 74 years                                             14,868         945          926           602         614           4,285          688          614             507            503          854            851           781             670
  75 years and over                                          14,121       1,212        1,206           724         737           6,030          812          737             639            638          963            962           894             798

Family Relationship

In families                                                 159,572      10,127       10,084         8,715       9,335          18,271       10,030        9,335           8,401          6,956       11,203          9,667         9,002           8,053
  In married-couple families                                132,716       4,788        4,753         3,881       4,226          10,920        4,547        4,226           3,844          3,138        5,309          4,495         4,192           3,827
    With related children under 18                           74,397       2,863        2,853         2,564       2,832           3,682        2,966        2,832           2,501          1,817        3,340          2,530         2,402           2,082
  In families with female hhlder, no husband present         19,349       4,518        4,516         4,123       4,324           6,116        4,640        4,324           3,805          3,194        4,953          4,350         4,056           3,524
    With related children under 18                           12,860       3,903        3,907         3,682       3,866           4,712        4,047        3,866           3,382          2,779        4,288          3,692         3,529           3,041
  In families with male hhlder, no wife present               7,508         821          816           711         785           1,235          843          785             752            623          941            822           755             702
    With related children under 18                            4,139         566          562           506         558             681          570          558             530            413          619            506           495             444
Unrelated individuals                                        35,642       5,421        5,405         4,699       4,999          10,172        5,264        4,999           4,544          4,519        5,871          5,860         5,585           5,130
  Living alone                                               23,446       2,844        2,824         2,196       2,313           6,911        2,521        2,313           1,924          1,911        2,910          2,901         2,681           2,294
    65 years and over                                         9,014       1,138        1,134           723         731           4,379          792          731             566            566          943            943           890             722

Type of Residence

Inside metropolitan statistical areas                       157,757      11,306       11,248         9,679      10,376          20,478       11,104       10,376           9,439          8,349       12,439         11,328        10,606           9,621
  Inside principal cities                                    47,439       4,295        4,283         3,779       4,059           7,237        4,372        4,059           3,696          3,308        4,827          4,413         4,088           3,728
  Outside principal cities                                  110,318       7,010        6,965         5,900       6,317          13,240        6,731        6,317           5,743          5,041        7,612          6,915         6,518           5,893
Outside metropolitan statistical areas                       38,292       4,568        4,568         4,062       4,310           8,335        4,547        4,310           3,845          3,405        5,001          4,497         4,271           3,851

Region

Northeast                                                    38,372       2,883        2,878         2,462       2,599           5,147        2,764        2,599           2,282          2,006        3,163          2,905         2,699           2,372
Midwest                                                      52,166       4,161        4,149         3,676       3,963           7,623        4,105        3,963           3,574          3,135        4,528          4,040         3,912           3,514
South                                                        67,092       6,138        6,094         5,263       5,626          11,189        5,923        5,626           5,135          4,567        6,660          6,040         5,772           5,286
West                                                         38,418       2,692        2,695         2,340       2,498           4,854        2,859        2,498           2,293          2,045        3,089          2,839         2,493           2,299

Educational Attainment

    Total, 18 years and over                                153,837      11,702       11,650         9,852      10,541          23,841       11,356       10,541           9,607          8,878       12,846         12,067        11,253          10,329
18 to 24 years old                                           17,462       2,468        2,451         2,366       2,570           2,952        2,627        2,570           2,470          2,307        2,884          2,727         2,661           2,559
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                            2,997         585          576           547         566             703          597          566             529            485          659            617           589             538
25 years old and over                                       136,375       9,234        9,199         7,487       7,971          20,889        8,728        7,971           7,136          6,571        9,961          9,339         8,592           7,769
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                           12,824       2,215        2,208         1,799       1,904           5,370        2,240        1,904           1,616          1,494        2,411          2,318         1,988           1,688
  High school graduate, no college                           43,941       3,599        3,585         2,915       3,124           8,647        3,369        3,124           2,817          2,580        3,856          3,566         3,325           3,019
  College: Less than bachelor's degree                       36,193       2,121        2,112         1,752       1,875           4,499        1,999        1,875           1,687          1,510        2,372          2,174         2,042           1,880
           Bachelor's degree or more                         43,417       1,300        1,294         1,021       1,069           2,372        1,120        1,069           1,017            987        1,322          1,282         1,237           1,183

Work Experience in 2006

    Total, 20 to 64 years                                   120,036       8,926        8,908         7,951       8,569          12,763        9,218        8,569           7,866          7,178       10,314          9,577         8,918           8,230
Worked at full-time jobs                                     82,580       2,177        2,183         1,964       2,318           2,834        2,383        2,318           2,132          1,723        2,937          2,512         2,452           2,269
  50 to 52 weeks                                             70,787         994        1,002           864       1,104           1,332        1,132        1,104             985            738        1,529          1,226         1,198           1,109
Worked at part-time jobs                                     15,600       1,647        1,635         1,495       1,676           2,236        1,781        1,676           1,561          1,409        2,001          1,845         1,743           1,636
Did not work                                                 21,856       5,102        5,090         4,492       4,575           7,693        5,054        4,575           4,173          4,046        5,376          5,220         4,723           4,325

Program Participation Status of
  Household Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                             7,102       2,559        2,552         2,357       2,435           4,013        3,367        2,435           1,934          1,749        3,509          3,368         2,457           1,904
    Public assistance or welfare non-SSI                      1,959       1,102        1,099         1,069       1,103           1,370        1,259        1,103             927            787        1,285          1,228         1,073             845
    SSI                                                       5,515       1,698        1,693         1,520       1,564           2,977        2,425        1,564           1,196          1,142        2,547          2,461         1,618           1,245
  Food stamps                                                 9,080       5,119        5,097         4,749       4,966           6,410        5,345        4,966           3,870          3,265        5,592          5,063         4,712           3,552
  Housing assistance                                          3,543       1,751        1,745         1,745       1,769           2,762        1,986        1,769           1,113          1,001        2,000          1,915         1,686           1,018
  Energy assistance                                           3,587       1,822        1,813         1,654       1,711           2,565        1,852        1,711           1,365          1,098        1,924          1,785         1,627           1,214
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch                           11,065       3,832        3,834         3,548       3,805           4,815        3,997        3,805           3,123          2,497        4,216          3,532         3,350           2,711
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance                                         2,859       1,857        1,850         1,735       1,779           2,382        2,157        1,779           1,330          1,183        2,216          2,121         1,770           1,263

Health Insurance Coverage

Covered for part or all of the year                         174,936      11,640       11,602         9,879      10,474          23,619       11,389       10,474           9,258          8,091       12,700         11,490        10,592           9,341
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment of self
    or relative                                             129,569       2,867        2,869         2,311       2,564           5,531        2,602        2,564           2,439          1,952        3,243          2,687         2,647           2,528
  Medicare                                                   31,855       2,833        2,813         1,887       1,929          12,437        2,276        1,929           1,568          1,549        2,648          2,625         2,290           1,931
    Both Medicare and Medicaid                                3,192         863          858           673         697           1,943          980          697             465            454        1,028          1,016           744             504
  Medicaid                                                   17,622       5,914        5,897         5,431       5,682           8,421        6,503        5,682           4,695          4,006        6,789          6,151         5,346           4,295
Not covered at any time during the year                      21,113       4,234        4,214         3,862       4,211           5,194        4,261        4,211           4,026          3,663        4,741          4,336         4,285           4,131









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, not Hispanic

[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, not Hispanic

    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            0.2          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          0.6            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            0.4          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            0.1           0.1             0.1
65 years and over                                               (X)         0.2          0.2           0.2         0.2             0.4          0.2          0.2             0.2            0.2          0.2            0.2           0.2             0.2
  65 to 74 years                                                (X)         0.3          0.3           0.2         0.2             0.6          0.2          0.2             0.2            0.2          0.3            0.3           0.3             0.2
  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          0.1          0.1             0.1            0.1          0.2            0.1           0.1             0.1
  In married-couple families                                    (X)         0.1          0.1           0.1         0.1             0.2          0.1          0.1             0.1            0.1          0.1            0.1           0.1             0.1
    With related children under 18                              (X)         0.2          0.2           0.2         0.2             0.2          0.2          0.2             0.2            0.1          0.2            0.2           0.2             0.1
  In families with female hhlder, no husband 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             0.7
    With related children under 18                              (X)         1.2          1.2           1.2         1.2             1.3          1.2          1.2             1.1            1.0          1.3            1.2           1.1             1.0
  In families with male hhlder, no wife present                 (X)         0.9          0.9           0.8         0.9             1.1          0.9          0.9             0.9            0.8          1.0            0.9           0.9             0.8
    With related children under 18                              (X)         1.4          1.4           1.3         1.4             1.5          1.4          1.4             1.3            1.2          1.4            1.3           1.3             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         0.2             0.5          0.3          0.2             0.2            0.2          0.3            0.3           0.3             0.2
    65 years and over                                           (X)         0.4          0.4           0.3         0.4             1.0          0.4          0.4             0.3            0.3          0.4            0.4           0.4             0.3

Type of Residence

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

Region

Northeast                                                       (X)         0.3          0.3           0.3         0.3             0.4          0.3          0.3             0.3            0.3          0.3            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          0.3            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)         1.2          1.2           1.2         1.2             1.3          1.2          1.2             1.1            1.1          1.3            1.2           1.2             1.1
25 years old and over                                           (X)         0.2          0.2           0.1         0.1             0.2          0.2          0.1             0.1            0.1          0.2            0.2           0.2             0.1
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                              (X)         0.9          0.9           0.8         0.8             1.4          0.9          0.8             0.7            0.7          0.9            0.9           0.8             0.7
  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             0.1          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            0.7           0.6             0.6
Did not work                                                    (X)         0.8          0.8           0.7         0.7             1.0          0.8          0.7             0.7            0.7          0.8            0.8           0.8             0.7

Program Participation Status of
  Household Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                               (X)         1.0          1.0           0.9         1.0             1.4          1.2          1.0             0.8            0.8          1.2            1.2           1.0             0.8
    Public assistance or welfare non-SSI                        (X)         2.4          2.4           2.4         2.4             2.8          2.7          2.4             2.2            1.9          2.7            2.6           2.4             2.0
    SSI                                                         (X)         1.0          1.0           0.9         1.0             1.5          1.3          1.0             0.8            0.8          1.3            1.3           1.0             0.8
  Food stamps                                                   (X)         1.2          1.2           1.2         1.2             1.5          1.3          1.2             1.0            0.9          1.3            1.2           1.2             1.0
  Housing assistance                                            (X)         1.7          1.7           1.7         1.7             2.3          1.8          1.7             1.2            1.2          1.9            1.8           1.6             1.2
  Energy assistance                                             (X)         1.7          1.7           1.6         1.6             2.2          1.7          1.6             1.4            1.2          1.8            1.7           1.6             1.3
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch                              (X)         0.8          0.8           0.8         0.8             0.9          0.8          0.8             0.7            0.6          0.9            0.8           0.7             0.6
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance                                           (X)         2.3          2.3           2.2         2.2             2.7          2.5          2.2             1.8            1.6          2.6            2.5           2.2             1.7

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             0.9          0.3          0.3             0.3            0.3          0.4            0.4           0.3             0.3
    Both Medicare and Medicaid                                  (X)         2.2          2.2           2.0         2.0             3.6          2.4          2.0             1.6            1.6          2.5            2.5           2.1             1.7
  Medicaid                                                      (X)         1.1          1.1           1.0         1.0             1.3          1.1          1.0             0.9            0.9          1.2            1.1           1.0             0.9
Not covered at any time during the year                         (X)         0.7          0.7           0.7         0.7             0.8          0.7          0.7             0.7            0.7          0.8            0.7           0.7             0.7









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, not Hispanic

[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, not Hispanic

    Total                                                         0         282          281           263         271             370          280          271             259            244          294            281           273             261

Age

Under 18 years                                                    0         127          127           123         127             138          129          127             120            106          133            121           119             111
  Related children                                              308         123          123           119         122             134          124          122             115            102          129            117           115             106
    Under 6 years                                               183          79           79            77          79              83           80           79              76             66           83             75            74              69
18 to 24 years                                                    0          68           68            67          69              74           70           69              68             66           73             71            71              69
25 to 44 years                                                    0          84           84            81          85              96           87           85              81             75           91             86            84              80
45 to 64 years                                                    0          80           80            72          74             103           79           74              71             70           84             83            79              75
65 years and over                                                 0          64           63            51          51             121           54           51              47             47           59             59            56              53
  65 to 74 years                                                  0          43           42            34          35              87           37           35              32             31           41             41            39              36
  75 years and over                                               0          48           48            38          38             100           40           38              35             35           43             43            42              39

Family Relationship

In families                                                     484         227          227           211         218             301          226          218             208            189          239            222           215             203
  In married-couple families                                    484         158          157           142         148             236          154          148             142            128          166            153           148             141
    With related children under 18                              423         122          122           116         122             139          125          122             114             98          132            115           112             104
  In families with female hhlder, no husband present            241         153          153           147         150             178          155          150             141            129          160            150           145             136
    With related children under 18                              199         143          143           139         142             156          145          142             133            121          149            139           136             126
  In families with male hhlder, no wife present                 154          66           66            61          64              81           67           64              63             57           70             66            63              61
    With related children under 18                              115          55           54            52          54              60           55           54              53             47           57             52            51              48
Unrelated individuals                                           180          91           91            84          87             134           89           87              82             82           95             95            93              88
  Living alone                                                  150          63           63            55          56             105           59           56              51             51           64             64            61              56
    65 years and over                                            96          38           38            30          31              80           32           31              27             27           35             35            34              30

Type of Residence

Inside metropolitan statistical areas                           484         240          239           222         230             317          238          230             220            207          251            240           232             222
  Inside principal cities                                       358         150          149           140         145             193          151          145             139            131          158            152           146             139
  Outside principal cities                                      471         190          190           175         181             258          186          181             172            162          198            189           183             175
Outside metropolitan statistical areas                          400         189          189           178         183             253          188          183             173            163          197            187           183             174

Region

Northeast                                                         0         126          126           117         120             169          124          120             112            105          132            127           122             115
Midwest                                                           0         150          150           141         147             204          149          147             139            131          157            148           146             138
South                                                             0         187          186           173         179             253          184          179             171            161          195            186           181             174
West                                                              0         125          125           117         120             168          129          120             115            109          134            128           120             116

Educational Attainment

    Total, 18 years and over                                    259         242          242           223         231             337          239          231             221            213          253            246           238             228
18 to 24 years old                                              140          68           68            67          69              74           70           69              68             66           73             71            71              69
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                               60          34           34            33          33              37           34           33              32             31           36             35            34              33
25 years old and over                                           267         217          216           196         202             317          211          202             191            184          225            218           209             199
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                              121         108          107            97         100             167          108          100              92             89          112            110           102              94
  High school graduate, no college                              208         137          137           123         128             210          132          128             121            116          142            136           132             125
  College: Less than bachelor's degree                          193         105          105            96          99             153          102           99              94             89          111            107           103              99
           Bachelor's degree or more                            207          83           82            73          75             111           77           75              73             72           83             82            81              79

Work Experience in 2006

    Total, 20 to 64 years                                       371         213          213           202         209             253          216          209             200            192          228            220           213             205
Worked at full-time jobs                                        380         107          107           101         110             122          112          110             106             95          124            115           113             109
  50 to 52 weeks                                                370          72           73            67          76              84           77           76              72             62           90             80            79              76
Worked at part-time jobs                                        210          93           93            89          94             108           97           94              91             86          102             98            96              93
Did not work                                                    245         162          162           153         154             198          162          154             147            145          167            164           156             150

Program Participation Status of
  Household Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                               107          59           59            57          58              76           69           58              51             48           71             69            58              51
    Public assistance or welfare non-SSI                         51          38           38            37          38              42           41           38              35             32           41             40            37              33
    SSI                                                          92          48           47            45          46              65           58           46              40             39           59             58            46              40
  Food stamps                                                   125          88           88            84          86             101           90           86              75             68           93             87            84              71
  Housing assistance                                             71          48           48            48          49              62           52           49              38             36           52             51            47              36
  Energy assistance                                              72          49           49            47          48              59           50           48              42             38           51             49            46              40
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch                              142          74           74            71          74              85           76           74              66             59           79             71            69              61
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance                                            63          50           50            48          49              57           54           49              42             39           55             54            49              41

Health Insurance Coverage

Covered for part or all of the year                             434         243          243           225         231             339          240          231             218            204          253            241           232             219
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment of self
    or relative                                                 439         122          122           110         116             169          117          116             113            101          130            119           118             115
  Medicare                                                      274         122          121           100         101             251          109          101              91             90          118            117           110             101
    Both Medicare and Medicaid                                   92          67           67            60          61             101           72           61              50             49           74             73            63              52
  Medicaid                                                      210         175          175           168         172             208          183          172             156            144          187            178           167             150
Not covered at any time during the year                         228         148          148           142         148             164          149          148             145            138          157            150           149             147
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2007 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.
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