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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 -- Asian alone or in combination

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



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

Asian alone or in combination

    Total                                                    14,331        10.3           10.2           9.1         9.9            12.8         10.5          9.9             8.9            8.0         11.5           10.6           9.9             8.9

Age

Under 18 years                                                3,573        11.2           10.9           9.6        10.7            11.6         11.0         10.7             9.4            7.7         11.5            9.9           9.5             8.1
  Related children                                            3,530        11.0           10.8           9.5        10.5            11.4         10.8         10.5             9.2            7.4         11.2            9.6           9.3             7.9
    Under 6 years                                             1,264         7.9            7.8           7.4         8.1             8.9          8.2          8.1             7.5            6.0          8.3            6.8           6.7             6.1
18 to 24 years                                                1,375        17.4           17.4          16.2        17.5            20.3         18.0         17.5            16.3           15.5         19.6           18.5          18.0            16.7
25 to 44 years                                                4,935         8.2            8.1           7.5         8.3             9.3          8.6          8.3             7.7            6.9          9.3            8.6           8.3             7.6
45 to 64 years                                                3,243         8.6            8.4           7.4         7.7            10.1          8.3          7.7             6.9            6.4          9.7            9.2           8.6             7.7
65 years and over                                             1,205        13.2           13.2          10.8        10.8            29.9         14.2         10.8             9.0            8.8         15.9           15.9          12.0            10.2
  65 to 74 years                                                662        10.5           10.5           8.3         8.3            26.6         10.4          8.3             6.8            6.6         11.1           11.1           9.0             7.6
  75 years and over                                             543        16.6           16.4          13.8        13.8            33.9         18.8         13.8            11.6           11.6         21.7           21.7          15.7            13.4

Family Relationship

In families                                                  12,463         8.3            8.2           7.0         7.8            10.4          8.3          7.8             6.9            5.9          9.3            8.3           7.7             6.7
  In married-couple families                                 10,545         6.8            6.7           5.7         6.2             8.5          6.5          6.2             5.6            4.8          6.9            6.4           6.1             5.3
    With related children under 18                            7,114         7.4            7.2           6.1         7.0             7.7          7.0          7.0             6.1            5.0          7.3            6.5           6.4             5.5
  In families with female hhlder, no husband present          1,210        18.3           18.2          16.7        18.0            22.6         20.4         18.0            15.9           12.3         23.4           19.2          16.7            13.9
    With related children under 18                              681        25.0           24.8          23.9        25.1            28.1         27.3         25.1            22.1           15.7         31.3           23.8          21.3            17.2
  In families with male hhlder, no wife present                 708        13.2           13.2          10.8        13.7            17.3         15.2         13.7            11.8           10.6         20.7           19.1          16.5            14.9
    With related children under 18                              286        19.0           19.0          19.1        21.5            21.6         21.6         21.5            19.1           17.4         21.6           19.1          19.1            17.4
Unrelated individuals                                         1,801        23.9           23.8          23.1        23.7            29.5         25.0         23.7            22.0           22.0         25.8           25.8          24.4            22.8
  Living alone                                                  838        15.2           15.2          13.7        14.1            23.5         16.4         14.1            11.8           11.8         17.4           17.3          15.0            12.8
    65 years and over                                           178        21.5           21.1          19.2        19.2            55.7         27.6         19.2            12.7           12.7         27.8           27.8          19.4            12.9

Type of Residence

Inside metropolitan statistical areas                        13,887        10.1            9.9           8.9         9.6            12.6         10.3          9.6             8.7            7.8         11.3           10.4           9.7             8.7
  Inside principal cities                                     7,138        12.0           11.8          11.2        11.9            15.9         13.0         11.9            10.9            9.7         14.1           13.2          12.0            10.8
  Outside principal cities                                    6,749         8.0            8.0           6.4         7.2             9.1          7.4          7.2             6.3            5.8          8.2            7.6           7.3             6.5
Outside metropolitan statistical areas                          444        17.9           17.9          16.0        17.4            21.2         17.4         17.4            15.5           13.5         18.0           16.4          16.4            14.2

Region

Northeast                                                     3,229        12.0           12.0          11.3        11.4            14.1         11.7         11.4            10.3            8.9         13.8           12.9          12.5            10.7
Midwest                                                       1,737        10.5            9.8           8.1         8.5            11.9          9.3          8.5             8.2            7.9          9.6            9.2           8.3             7.8
South                                                         2,774        10.1           10.1           8.5         9.8            11.6          9.9          9.8             9.6            8.4         11.0            9.9           9.7             9.4
West                                                          6,591         9.5            9.4           8.6         9.5            13.0         10.4          9.5             8.1            7.4         11.0           10.2           9.1             8.0

Educational Attainment

    Total, 18 years and over                                 10,758        10.0            9.9           8.9         9.6            13.3         10.3          9.6             8.7            8.1         11.5           10.9          10.0             9.1
18 to 24 years old                                            1,375        17.4           17.4          16.2        17.5            20.3         18.0         17.5            16.3           15.5         19.6           18.5          18.0            16.7
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                              176        17.1           17.1          14.1        17.6            21.2         17.6         17.6            14.0           12.9         22.1           18.8          18.8            14.9
25 years old and over                                         9,383         9.0            8.8           7.9         8.4            12.2          9.2          8.4             7.6            7.0         10.3            9.8           8.9             8.0
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                            1,136        21.8           21.5          20.2        21.1            29.7         24.3         21.1            17.6           16.2         27.7           26.7          23.3            19.2
  High school graduate, no college                            1,905        11.6           11.2           9.6        10.2            17.0         11.3         10.2             9.3            8.2         12.9           12.1          10.7             9.5
  College: Less than bachelor's degree                        1,520         7.2            7.2           6.2         7.0             9.6          7.5          7.0             6.2            5.7          7.9            7.5           7.0             6.3
           Bachelor's degree or more                          4,822         5.4            5.4           4.8         5.2             7.1          5.4          5.2             5.0            4.8          5.9            5.5           5.4             5.3

Work Experience in 2006

    Total, 20 to 64 years                                     9,204         9.5            9.4           8.6         9.3            11.0          9.7          9.3             8.6            7.9         10.7           10.1           9.7             9.0
Worked at full-time jobs                                      6,098         3.2            3.1           2.8         3.3             3.8          3.3          3.3             2.9            2.3          4.0            3.4           3.4             2.9
  50 to 52 weeks                                              5,333         2.4            2.4           2.1         2.4             2.7          2.5          2.4             2.1            1.7          3.2            2.7           2.5             2.2
Worked at part-time jobs                                      1,058        12.5           12.4          10.9        12.8            14.5         13.5         12.8            12.3           12.2         15.4           15.2          14.5            14.1
Did not work                                                  2,048        26.6           26.3          24.6        25.2            30.4         26.5         25.2            23.5           22.7         28.4           27.4          26.1            24.3

Program Participation Status of
  Household Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                               732        34.6           34.6          33.0        33.1            50.3         45.0         33.1            25.7           22.3         46.2           45.8          32.6            23.4
    Public assistance or welfare non-SSI                        160        73.4           73.4          73.4        74.0            84.3         84.1         74.0            57.8           47.2         84.3           84.3          73.0            47.5
    SSI                                                         653        30.0           30.0          28.2        28.2            46.8         40.9         28.2            21.0           19.1         42.1           41.8          27.8            20.3
  Food stamps                                                   479        72.1           69.9          66.7        72.2            80.3         78.1         72.2            49.1           41.0         80.9           73.8          67.7            42.9
  Housing assistance                                            391        53.4           50.7          50.7        51.4            73.6         58.1         51.4            29.2           25.8         58.1           55.4          48.5            25.9
  Energy assistance                                             149        52.3           44.9          38.8        41.7            71.3         50.8         41.7            33.7           28.2         53.2           46.7          37.6            28.2
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch                            1,005        47.2           46.1          42.7        45.5            48.8         46.7         45.5            38.5           32.0         49.4           43.7          42.3            35.0
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance                                           241        76.1           76.3          75.5        75.9            87.5         87.4         75.9            53.4           46.6         87.5           86.6          74.5            46.8

Health Insurance Coverage

Covered for part or all of the year                          12,178         8.3            8.2           7.3         7.7            10.8          8.4          7.7             6.8            5.9          9.3            8.5           7.7             6.6
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment of self
    or relative                                               9,029         2.6            2.6           2.2         2.6             3.1          2.6          2.6             2.4            1.9          2.8            2.4           2.4             2.1
  Medicare                                                    1,227        15.6           15.5          13.2        13.2            34.3         17.2         13.2            10.7           10.5         18.8           18.8          14.3            11.8
    Both Medicare and Medicaid                                  330        27.4           27.5          25.7        25.7            52.4         38.5         25.7            18.4           17.8         38.5           38.5          25.6            18.3
  Medicaid                                                    1,610        32.4           31.7          29.2        30.5            40.4         34.9         30.5            25.4           20.7         37.7           34.2          29.7            23.6
Not covered at any time during the year                       2,153        21.9           21.6          19.6        21.8            24.7         22.1         21.8            20.8           19.9         24.0           22.7          22.3            21.8









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 -- Asian alone or in combination

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



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

Asian alone or in combination

    Total                                                    14,331       1,479        1,459         1,307       1,412           1,841        1,504        1,412           1,273          1,143        1,644          1,523         1,421           1,269

Age

Under 18 years                                                3,573         399          390           345         382             415          394          382             336            273          409            353           340             288
  Related children                                            3,530         389          380           334         371             401          380          371             326            263          396            339           329             278
    Under 6 years                                             1,264         100           98            93         102             112          103          102              95             76          105             86            85              77
18 to 24 years                                                1,375         239          239           223         241             279          248          241             224            213          269            255           248             230
25 to 44 years                                                4,935         404          401           369         408             459          423          408             382            342          460            424           410             377
45 to 64 years                                                3,243         278          271           241         251             327          269          251             223            208          313            299           278             251
65 years and over                                             1,205         160          158           130         130             360          171          130             108            106          192            192           145             123
  65 to 74 years                                                662          70           69            55          55             176           69           55              45             44           74             74            60              50
  75 years and over                                             543          90           89            75          75             184          102           75              63             63          118            118            85              73

Family Relationship

In families                                                  12,463       1,035        1,016           877         972           1,297        1,040          972             863            733        1,158          1,038           959             838
  In married-couple families                                 10,545         721          702           598         657             901          686          657             587            509          729            670           641             563
    With related children under 18                            7,114         525          514           436         496             547          501          496             436            358          523            464           459             392
  In families with female hhlder, no husband present          1,210         221          220           202         218             274          246          218             193            149          283            232           202             169
    With related children under 18                              681         170          169           163         171             191          186          171             151            107          213            162           145             117
  In families with male hhlder, no wife present                 708          94           94            77          97             122          108           97              84             75          146            136           117             106
    With related children under 18                              286          54           54            54          61              62           62           61              54             50           62             54            54              50
Unrelated individuals                                         1,801         430          430           417         426             531          450          426             397            397          465            464           440             411
  Living alone                                                  838         128          127           115         118             197          137          118              99             99          146            145           126             107
    65 years and over                                           178          38           38            34          34              99           49           34              23             23           49             49            34              23

Type of Residence

Inside metropolitan statistical areas                        13,887       1,400        1,380         1,236       1,335           1,747        1,427        1,335           1,205          1,083        1,564          1,450         1,348           1,207
  Inside principal cities                                     7,138         860          840           802         852           1,135          924          852             782            690        1,008            940           858             769
  Outside principal cities                                    6,749         540          540           434         483             612          502          483             423            393          556            510           489             438
Outside metropolitan statistical areas                          444          80           79            71          77              94           77           77              69             60           80             73            73              63

Region

Northeast                                                     3,229         388          388           366         367             455          379          367             333            288          445            416           404             347
Midwest                                                       1,737         182          171           141         147             206          162          147             142            137          167            160           145             135
South                                                         2,774         281          281           236         272             321          275          272             268            232          306            275           270             260
West                                                          6,591         629          620           564         626             859          687          626             531            486          725            672           602             527

Educational Attainment

    Total, 18 years and over                                 10,758       1,081        1,069           962       1,030           1,426        1,110        1,030             937            870        1,234          1,170         1,081             981
18 to 24 years old                                            1,375         239          239           223         241             279          248          241             224            213          269            255           248             230
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                              176          30           30            25          31              37           31           31              25             23           39             33            33              26
25 years old and over                                         9,383         841          830           739         789           1,147          862          789             714            657          965            915           833             751
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                            1,136         248          245           230         239             338          276          239             200            184          314            304           264             219
  High school graduate, no college                            1,905         221          213           183         194             323          215          194             177            156          247            231           204             182
  College: Less than bachelor's degree                        1,520         109          109            95         107             146          114          107              94             87          120            114           106              96
           Bachelor's degree or more                          4,822         263          263           232         249             340          258          249             242            230          284            267           258             255

Work Experience in 2006

    Total, 20 to 64 years                                     9,204         871          861           789         852           1,009          889          852             789            731          987            933           893             825
Worked at full-time jobs                                      6,098         194          191           169         200             233          203          200             177            138          242            210           205             178
  50 to 52 weeks                                              5,333         129          126           110         130             146          133          130             112             88          169            141           136             118
Worked at part-time jobs                                      1,058         133          131           116         135             154          143          135             130            129          163            161           153             149
Did not work                                                  2,048         544          538           504         516             622          542          516             482            465          582            561           535             498

Program Participation Status of
  Household Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                               732         253          254           241         242             368          329          242             188            163          338            335           238             172
    Public assistance or welfare non-SSI                        160         117          117           117         118             135          134          118              92             75          135            135           116              76
    SSI                                                         653         196          196           184         184             305          267          184             137            125          275            273           182             132
  Food stamps                                                   479         346          335           319         346             385          374          346             235            196          387            354           324             206
  Housing assistance                                            391         209          198           198         201             288          227          201             114            101          227            217           190             101
  Energy assistance                                             149          78           67            58          62             106           76           62              50             42           79             70            56              42
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch                            1,005         474          463           428         457             491          470          457             387            321          497            439           425             351
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance                                           241         183          184           182         183             211          210          183             128            112          211            208           179             113

Health Insurance Coverage

Covered for part or all of the year                          12,178       1,007          995           884         944           1,310        1,028          944             825            714        1,128          1,034           942             800
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment of self
    or relative                                               9,029         233          233           200         231             282          233          231             215            174          257            221           219             187
  Medicare                                                    1,227         191          190           161         162             420          212          162             131            129          231            231           175             145
    Both Medicare and Medicaid                                  330          91           91            85          85             173          127           85              61             59          127            127            85              61
  Medicaid                                                    1,610         521          510           469         492             650          562          492             409            333          608            550           478             380
Not covered at any time during the year                       2,153         472          464           423         468             531          476          468             448            429          516            489           479             470









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 -- Asian alone or in combination

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



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

Asian alone or in combination

    Total                                                       (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

Age

Under 18 years                                                  (X)         1.1          1.1           1.0         1.1             1.1          1.1          1.1             1.0            0.9          1.1            1.0           1.0             0.9
  Related children                                              (X)         1.1          1.1           1.1         1.1             1.2          1.1          1.1             1.0            0.9          1.2            1.1           1.1             1.0
    Under 6 years                                               (X)         1.6          1.6           1.6         1.7             1.7          1.7          1.7             1.6            1.4          1.7            1.5           1.5             1.4
18 to 24 years                                                  (X)         1.5          1.5           1.5         1.5             1.6          1.6          1.5             1.5            1.5          1.6            1.6           1.6             1.5
25 to 44 years                                                  (X)         0.6          0.6           0.5         0.6             0.6          0.6          0.6             0.5            0.5          0.6            0.6           0.6             0.5
45 to 64 years                                                  (X)         0.7          0.7           0.7         0.7             0.8          0.7          0.7             0.6            0.6          0.7            0.7           0.7             0.7
65 years and over                                               (X)         1.4          1.4           1.3         1.3             2.0          1.5          1.3             1.2            1.2          1.5            1.5           1.4             1.3
  65 to 74 years                                                (X)         1.7          1.7           1.6         1.6             2.7          1.7          1.6             1.4            1.4          1.8            1.8           1.6             1.5
  75 years and over                                             (X)         2.4          2.4           2.2         2.2             3.3          2.5          2.2             2.0            2.0          2.7            2.7           2.3             2.2

Family Relationship

In families                                                     (X)         0.6          0.6           0.5         0.6             0.7          0.6          0.6             0.5            0.5          0.6            0.6           0.6             0.5
  In married-couple families                                    (X)         0.6          0.6           0.5         0.6             0.7          0.6          0.6             0.5            0.5          0.6            0.6           0.6             0.5
    With related children under 18                              (X)         0.8          0.7           0.7         0.7             0.8          0.7          0.7             0.7            0.6          0.7            0.7           0.7             0.6
  In families with female hhlder, no husband present            (X)         3.1          3.1           2.9         3.0             3.5          3.3          3.0             2.8            2.4          3.5            3.1           2.9             2.6
    With related children under 18                              (X)         4.9          4.9           4.8         4.9             5.3          5.2          4.9             4.6            3.7          5.6            4.8           4.5             4.0
  In families with male hhlder, no wife present                 (X)         3.3          3.3           3.0         3.4             3.9          3.6          3.4             3.1            3.0          4.3            4.1           3.8             3.6
    With related children under 18                              (X)         6.5          6.5           6.5         7.0             7.0          7.0          7.0             6.5            6.2          7.0            6.5           6.5             6.2
Unrelated individuals                                           (X)         1.4          1.4           1.4         1.4             1.6          1.4          1.4             1.3            1.3          1.5            1.5           1.4             1.4
  Living alone                                                  (X)         1.6          1.6           1.5         1.5             2.0          1.7          1.5             1.4            1.4          1.7            1.7           1.6             1.4
    65 years and over                                           (X)         4.2          4.1           3.9         3.9             7.5          4.8          3.9             3.1            3.1          4.9            4.9           3.9             3.1

Type of Residence

Inside metropolitan statistical areas                           (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
  Inside principal cities                                       (X)         1.0          1.0           0.9         1.0             1.1          1.0          1.0             0.9            0.9          1.0            1.0           1.0             0.9
  Outside principal cities                                      (X)         0.8          0.8           0.7         0.8             0.9          0.8          0.8             0.7            0.7          0.8            0.8           0.8             0.7
Outside metropolitan statistical areas                          (X)         6.2          6.1           5.8         6.0             6.8          6.0          6.0             5.7            5.2          6.2            5.9           5.9             5.4

Region

Northeast                                                       (X)         1.5          1.5           1.5         1.5             1.7          1.5          1.5             1.4            1.3          1.7            1.6           1.6             1.4
Midwest                                                         (X)         1.9          1.8           1.7         1.7             2.0          1.8          1.7             1.7            1.6          1.8            1.8           1.7             1.6
South                                                           (X)         1.5          1.5           1.4         1.5             1.6          1.5          1.5             1.5            1.4          1.6            1.5           1.5             1.5
West                                                            (X)         1.0          1.0           0.9         1.0             1.2          1.0          1.0             0.9            0.8          1.0            1.0           0.9             0.9

Educational Attainment

    Total, 18 years and over                                    (X)         0.7          0.7           0.6         0.7             0.8          0.7          0.7             0.6            0.6          0.7            0.7           0.7             0.7
18 to 24 years old                                              (X)         1.6          1.6           1.5         1.6             1.7          1.6          1.6             1.6            1.5          1.7            1.7           1.6             1.6
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                              (X)         4.6          4.6           4.1         4.7             5.2          4.7          4.7             4.1            4.0          5.3            4.8           4.8             4.3
25 years old and over                                           (X)         0.7          0.7           0.7         0.7             0.8          0.7          0.7             0.6            0.6          0.7            0.7           0.7             0.7
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                              (X)         3.2          3.2           3.1         3.2             3.8          3.4          3.2             2.9            2.8          3.7            3.6           3.3             3.0
  High school graduate, no college                              (X)         1.8          1.8           1.6         1.7             2.2          1.8          1.7             1.6            1.5          1.9            1.8           1.7             1.6
  College: Less than bachelor's degree                          (X)         1.6          1.6           1.5         1.6             1.8          1.6          1.6             1.5            1.4          1.7            1.6           1.6             1.5
           Bachelor's degree or more                            (X)         0.8          0.8           0.7         0.7             0.9          0.8          0.7             0.7            0.7          0.8            0.8           0.8             0.8

Work Experience in 2006

    Total, 20 to 64 years                                       (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
Worked at full-time jobs                                        (X)         0.5          0.5           0.5         0.5             0.6          0.5          0.5             0.5            0.4          0.6            0.5           0.5             0.5
  50 to 52 weeks                                                (X)         0.5          0.5           0.5         0.5             0.5          0.5          0.5             0.5            0.4          0.6            0.5           0.5             0.5
Worked at part-time jobs                                        (X)         2.6          2.6           2.4         2.6             2.8          2.7          2.6             2.6            2.5          2.9            2.9           2.8             2.7
Did not work                                                    (X)         2.7          2.7           2.6         2.7             2.9          2.7          2.7             2.6            2.5          2.8            2.8           2.7             2.6

Program Participation Status of
  Household Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                               (X)         2.8          2.8           2.7         2.8             3.6          3.4          2.8             2.4            2.2          3.4            3.4           2.7             2.2
    Public assistance or welfare non-SSI                        (X)        10.0         10.0          10.0        10.0            11.0         11.0         10.0             8.5            7.4         11.0           11.0           9.9             7.4
    SSI                                                         (X)         2.7          2.7           2.6         2.6             3.6          3.3          2.6             2.2            2.1          3.4            3.4           2.6             2.2
  Food stamps                                                   (X)         5.7          5.6           5.4         5.7             6.2          6.1          5.7             4.4            3.9          6.2            5.8           5.5             4.0
  Housing assistance                                            (X)         5.1          5.0           5.0         5.0             6.4          5.4          5.0             3.5            3.2          5.4            5.3           4.8             3.2
  Energy assistance                                             (X)         8.2          7.4           6.7         7.0            10.1          8.0          7.0             6.1            5.5          8.3            7.6           6.6             5.5
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch                              (X)         3.0          2.9           2.8         2.9             3.0          3.0          2.9             2.6            2.3          3.1            2.8           2.8             2.4
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance                                           (X)         8.4          8.4           8.3         8.3             9.2          9.2          8.3             6.5            6.0          9.2            9.2           8.2             6.0

Health Insurance Coverage

Covered for part or all of the year                             (X)         0.6          0.6           0.6         0.6             0.7          0.6          0.6             0.5            0.5          0.6            0.6           0.6             0.5
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment of self
    or relative                                                 (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             0.3
  Medicare                                                      (X)         2.7          2.7           2.5         2.5             4.2          2.9          2.5             2.2            2.2          3.0            3.0           2.6             2.3
    Both Medicare and Medicaid                                  (X)         7.2          7.2           7.0         7.0            10.7          8.8          7.0             5.8            5.7          8.8            8.8           6.9             5.7
  Medicaid                                                      (X)         3.6          3.5           3.3         3.4             4.1          3.7          3.4             3.1            2.8          3.9            3.7           3.4             3.0
Not covered at any time during the year                         (X)         2.5          2.4           2.3         2.4             2.6          2.5          2.4             2.4            2.3          2.6            2.5           2.5             2.4









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 -- Asian alone or in combination

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



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

Asian alone or in combination

    Total                                                         0          85           85            81          83              94           86           83              80             76           90             86            84              79

Age

Under 18 years                                                    0          39           39            37          38              40           39           38              36             33           40             37            36              34
  Related children                                              106          39           38            36          38              39           38           38              36             32           39             36            36              33
    Under 6 years                                                67          20           20            19          20              21           20           20              20             17           21             19            18              18
18 to 24 years                                                    0          21           21            20          21              23           21           21              20             20           22             22            21              21
25 to 44 years                                                    0          28           27            26          28              29           28           28              27             25           29             28            28              27
45 to 64 years                                                    0          23           23            21          22              25           22           22              21             20           24             24            23              22
65 years and over                                                 0          17           17            15          15              24           18           15              14             14           18             18            16              15
  65 to 74 years                                                  0          12           12            10          10              18           11           10               9              9           12             12            11              10
  75 years and over                                               0          13           13            12          12              18           14           12              11             11           15             15            13              12

Family Relationship

In families                                                     172          72           72            67          70              80           72           70              66             61           76             72            70              65
  In married-couple families                                    174          61           60            55          58              68           59           58              55             51           61             59            57              54
    With related children under 18                              164          52           51            48          51              53           51           51              48             43           52             49            49              45
  In families with female hhlder, no husband present             80          34           34            33          34              38           36           34              32             28           38             35            32              30
    With related children under 18                               61          30           30            29          30              32           31           30              28             24           33             29            28              25
  In families with male hhlder, no wife present                  62          22           22            20          23              25           24           23              21             20           28             27            25              24
    With related children under 18                               40          17           17            17          18              18           18           18              17             16           18             17            17              16
Unrelated individuals                                            39          23           23            23          23              26           24           23              22             22           24             24            24              23
  Living alone                                                   28          13           13            12          12              16           13           12              11             11           14             13            13              12
    65 years and over                                            13           7            7             7           7              11            8            7               5              5            8              8             7               5

Type of Residence

Inside metropolitan statistical areas                           166          83           83            78          81              92           84           81              78             74           88             85            82              78
  Inside principal cities                                       164          66           65            64          66              75           68           66              63             59           71             69            66              63
  Outside principal cities                                      161          53           53            47          50              56           51           50              47             45           53             51            50              48
Outside metropolitan statistical areas                           61          25           25            24          25              27           25           25              23             22           25             24            24              22

Region

Northeast                                                       142          46           46            45          45              50           46           45              43             40           50             48            47              44
Midwest                                                         102          31           30            28          28              33           30           28              28             27           30             29            28              27
South                                                           131          40           40            37          39              43           40           39              39             36           42             40            39              39
West                                                            211          60           60            57          60              71           63           60              56             53           65             63            59              55

Educational Attainment

    Total, 18 years and over                                     65          73           73            69          71              83           74           71              68             66           78             76            73              70
18 to 24 years old                                               37          21           21            20          21              23           21           21              20             20           22             22            21              21
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                               14           8            8             7           8               9            8            8               7              7            9              8             8               7
25 years old and over                                            67          65           65            61          63              75           66           63              60             58           69             68            65              62
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                               34          36           36            35          35              42           38           35              32             31           40             40            37              34
  High school graduate, no college                               43          34           33            31          32              41           33           32              30             29           36             35            33              31
  College: Less than bachelor's degree                           39          24           24            22          24              28           24           24              22             21           25             24            24              22
           Bachelor's degree or more                             61          37           37            35          36              42           37           36              35             35           38             37            37              36

Work Experience in 2006

    Total, 20 to 64 years                                        11          66           66            63          65              71           67           65              63             61           70             68            67              64
Worked at full-time jobs                                         81          32           32            30          32              35           33           32              30             27           35             33            33              30
  50 to 52 weeks                                                 85          26           26            24          26              28           26           26              24             22           30             27            27              25
Worked at part-time jobs                                         55          26           26            25          27              28           27           27              26             26           29             29            28              28
Did not work                                                     71          53           52            51          51              56           53           51              50             49           54             54            52              51

Program Participation Status of
  Household Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                                31          18           18            17          17              22           20           17              15             14           21             21            17              15
    Public assistance or welfare non-SSI                         14          12           12            12          12              13           13           12              11             10           13             13            12              10
    SSI                                                          29          16           16            15          15              20           18           15              13             12           19             19            15              13
  Food stamps                                                    25          21           21            20          21              22           22           21              17             16           22             21            20              16
  Housing assistance                                             22          16           16            16          16              19           17           16              12             11           17             16            15              11
  Energy assistance                                              14          10            9             8           9              12           10            9               8              7           10              9             8               7
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch                               36          25           24            23          24              25           24           24              22             20           25             24            23              21
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance                                            17          15           15            15          15              16           16           15              13             12           16             16            15              12

Health Insurance Coverage

Covered for part or all of the year                             142          71           71            67          69              81           72           69              65             60           75             72            69              64
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment of self
    or relative                                                 141          35           35            32          35              38           35           35              33             30           37             34            34              31
  Medicare                                                       66          32           32            29          29              47           33           29              26             26           35             35            30              28
    Both Medicare and Medicaid                                   35          22           22            21          21              30           26           21              18             18           26             26            21              18
  Medicaid                                                       75          52           51            49          50              58           54           50              46             42           56             53            50              44
Not covered at any time during the year                          86          49           49            47          49              52           50           49              48             47           52             50            50              49
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2007 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.
Race Footnotes


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