U.S. Census Bureau
Current Population Survey (CPS)
A joint effort between the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau


Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement
Contents for Table

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

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



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

Asian alone

    Total                                                    13,177        10.5           10.4           9.3        10.0            13.2         10.7         10.0             9.1            8.2         11.7           10.9          10.2             9.1

Age

Under 18 years                                                2,956        11.9           11.6          10.1        11.3            12.2         11.6         11.3            10.0            8.2         12.0           10.4          10.1             8.5
  Related children                                            2,915        11.8           11.5          10.0        11.2            12.0         11.3         11.2             9.9            7.9         11.8           10.1           9.9             8.3
    Under 6 years                                             1,014         7.8            7.6           7.2         7.9             8.8          8.0          7.9             7.4            5.9          8.2            6.5           6.4             5.9
18 to 24 years                                                1,222        17.5           17.5          16.5        17.9            20.7         18.5         17.9            16.6           15.7         20.2           19.0          18.4            17.1
25 to 44 years                                                4,681         8.3            8.2           7.6         8.4             9.4          8.7          8.4             7.9            7.1          9.4            8.7           8.4             7.8
45 to 64 years                                                3,137         8.7            8.5           7.6         7.9            10.3          8.5          7.9             7.0            6.5          9.9            9.4           8.8             7.9
65 years and over                                             1,182        13.5           13.4          11.0        11.0            30.3         14.4         11.0             9.1            9.0         16.2           16.2          12.3            10.4
  65 to 74 years                                                649        10.7           10.6           8.4         8.4            26.9         10.5          8.4             6.9            6.7         11.3           11.3           9.2             7.7
  75 years and over                                             533        16.8           16.7          14.1        14.1            34.4         19.1         14.1            11.8           11.8         22.1           22.1          16.0            13.7

Family Relationship

In families                                                  11,428         8.4            8.3           7.1         7.9            10.6          8.4          7.9             7.0            6.0          9.4            8.5           7.9             6.9
  In married-couple families                                  9,732         7.1            6.9           5.8         6.4             8.9          6.7          6.4             5.7            4.9          7.1            6.6           6.3             5.5
    With related children under 18                            6,438         7.7            7.6           6.4         7.3             8.0          7.4          7.3             6.4            5.2          7.7            6.8           6.7             5.7
  In families with female hhlder, no husband present          1,057        17.9           17.8          16.6        18.0            22.1         20.1         18.0            16.2           12.9         23.3           19.2          17.1            14.6
    With related children under 18                              557        25.5           25.5          24.5        25.7            28.1         27.4         25.7            23.3           16.9         31.8           24.0          22.3            18.4
  In families with male hhlder, no wife present                 639        13.4           13.4          10.6        13.7            17.7         15.5         13.7            11.7           10.5         21.5           19.9          16.9            15.3
    With related children under 18                              243        20.1           20.1          19.9        22.7            22.8         22.8         22.7            19.9           18.3         22.8           19.9          19.9            18.3
Unrelated individuals                                         1,683        24.4           24.4          23.7        24.2            30.3         25.6         24.2            22.5           22.5         26.4           26.4          25.0            23.3
  Living alone                                                  791        15.4           15.3          13.9        14.2            24.0         16.7         14.2            11.9           11.9         17.7           17.7          15.3            12.9
    65 years and over                                           175        21.6           21.4          19.5        19.5            56.1         28.0         19.5            12.9           12.9         28.2           28.2          19.7            13.1

Type of Residence

Inside metropolitan statistical areas                        12,843        10.4           10.3           9.2         9.9            13.0         10.6          9.9             9.0            8.1         11.6           10.8          10.1             9.0
  Inside principal cities                                     6,737        12.3           12.0          11.5        12.2            16.3         13.2         12.2            11.2            9.9         14.4           13.5          12.4            11.1
  Outside principal cities                                    6,106         8.3            8.3           6.7         7.5             9.5          7.8          7.5             6.6            6.1          8.6            7.9           7.6             6.8
Outside metropolitan statistical areas                          334        15.0           15.0          12.8        14.5            18.0         14.5         14.5            12.4            9.9         15.3           13.7          13.7            10.7

Region

Northeast                                                     3,109        12.3           12.3          11.6        11.7            14.4         12.1         11.7            10.6            9.1         14.2           13.2          12.8            11.0
Midwest                                                       1,619        10.6            9.9           8.0         8.3            12.0          9.3          8.3             8.1            7.9          9.5            9.1           8.2             7.7
South                                                         2,576        10.0           10.0           8.3         9.7            11.6          9.9          9.7             9.6            8.4         11.1           10.0           9.9             9.5
West                                                          5,872         9.8            9.7           8.8         9.8            13.5         10.7          9.8             8.3            7.6         11.3           10.5           9.4             8.2

Educational Attainment

    Total, 18 years and over                                 10,221        10.1           10.0           9.0         9.7            13.4         10.4          9.7             8.8            8.2         11.6           11.0          10.2             9.2
18 to 24 years old                                            1,222        17.5           17.5          16.5        17.9            20.7         18.5         17.9            16.6           15.7         20.2           19.0          18.4            17.1
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                              153        16.7           16.7          13.3        17.3            21.3         17.3         17.3            13.5           12.3         22.5           18.8          18.8            14.5
25 years old and over                                         8,999         9.1            9.0           8.0         8.6            12.4          9.4          8.6             7.7            7.1         10.5            9.9           9.1             8.2
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                            1,102        22.2           21.9          20.7        21.6            30.2         24.7         21.6            18.0           16.7         28.2           27.3          23.9            19.8
  High school graduate, no college                            1,804        11.7           11.3           9.7        10.3            17.3         11.4         10.3             9.4            8.2         13.1           12.3          10.8             9.6
  College: Less than bachelor's degree                        1,407         7.4            7.3           6.3         7.1             9.8          7.6          7.1             6.3            5.8          8.1            7.6           7.1             6.4
           Bachelor's degree or more                          4,687         5.6            5.6           4.9         5.3             7.2          5.5          5.3             5.1            4.9          6.0            5.7           5.5             5.4

Work Experience in 2006

    Total, 20 to 64 years                                     8,738         9.6            9.5           8.7         9.4            11.1          9.8          9.4             8.7            8.1         10.9           10.3           9.9             9.1
Worked at full-time jobs                                      5,782         3.3            3.2           2.8         3.4             3.9          3.4          3.4             3.0            2.3          4.1            3.6           3.5             3.0
  50 to 52 weeks                                              5,062         2.5            2.4           2.1         2.5             2.8          2.6          2.5             2.2            1.7          3.2            2.7           2.6             2.3
Worked at part-time jobs                                        980        12.5           12.3          10.9        12.8            14.7         13.6         12.8            12.3           12.2         15.7           15.5          14.6            14.2
Did not work                                                  1,976        26.6           26.3          24.7        25.3            30.3         26.6         25.3            23.6           22.7         28.5           27.4          26.2            24.4

Program Participation Status of
  Household Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                               669        33.6           33.6          31.8        31.8            49.6         43.9         31.8            24.3           20.8         45.1           44.8          31.5            22.0
    Public assistance or welfare non-SSI                        126        73.0           73.0          73.0        73.0            85.8         85.8         73.0            54.4           42.2         85.8           85.8          72.8            42.2
    SSI                                                         621        30.7           30.7          28.7        28.7            47.2         41.1         28.7            21.6           19.6         42.4           42.1          28.4            20.9
  Food stamps                                                   416        73.0           70.4          66.7        72.7            81.6         79.5         72.7            48.1           39.6         82.5           74.9          68.2            41.5
  Housing assistance                                            368        53.0           50.0          50.0        50.5            73.4         57.5         50.5            28.0           26.3         57.5           56.0          49.0            26.4
  Energy assistance                                             133        53.9           45.7          38.8        42.0            69.8         47.7         42.0            33.7           27.5         50.4           43.2          37.5            27.5
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch                              901        47.2           45.9          42.3        45.2            48.8         46.5         45.2            38.3           31.8         49.5           43.9          42.5            34.8
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance                                           203        76.6           76.6          75.7        75.7            89.3         89.3         75.7            50.9           43.5         89.3           88.5          74.8            43.5

Health Insurance Coverage

Covered for part or all of the year                          11,139         8.4            8.3           7.3         7.8            11.0          8.5          7.8             6.8            5.9          9.4            8.6           7.9             6.6
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment of self
    or relative                                               8,197         2.6            2.6           2.2         2.6             3.1          2.6          2.6             2.4            1.9          2.9            2.4           2.4             2.1
  Medicare                                                    1,187        14.9           14.8          12.4        12.5            34.0         16.6         12.5             9.9            9.7         18.3           18.3          13.6            11.0
    Both Medicare and Medicaid                                  315        24.5           24.5          22.6        22.6            50.6         36.0         22.6            15.1           14.5         36.0           36.0          22.5            15.0
  Medicaid                                                    1,474        31.9           31.2          28.5        29.9            40.0         34.3         29.9            24.7           20.1         37.4           33.8          29.4            23.2
Not covered at any time during the year                       2,038        22.3           21.9          20.1        22.3            25.1         22.6         22.3            21.3           20.5         24.5           23.3          22.8            22.3









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

[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

    Total                                                    13,177       1,386        1,367         1,223       1,324           1,733        1,410        1,324           1,195          1,074        1,544          1,433         1,340           1,195

Age

Under 18 years                                                2,956         352          343           300         335             361          342          335             297            241          356            307           299             252
  Related children                                            2,915         343          334           291         326             348          330          326             287            232          344            294           290             243
    Under 6 years                                             1,014          79           78            73          80              89           82           80              75             60           83             66            65              60
18 to 24 years                                                1,222         214          214           202         218             252          225          218             202            192          247            232           225             209
25 to 44 years                                                4,681         388          385           355         394             440          406          394             369            330          440            408           395             363
45 to 64 years                                                3,137         273          266           237         248             322          265          248             220            205          310            295           275             248
65 years and over                                             1,182         159          158           130         130             358          170          130             108            106          191            191           145             123
  65 to 74 years                                                649          69           69            54          54             174           68           54              45             43           73             73            60              50
  75 years and over                                             533          90           89            75          75             183          102           75              63             63          118            118            85              73

Family Relationship

In families                                                  11,428         962          943           811         904           1,210          966          904             804            683        1,079            968           898             783
  In married-couple families                                  9,732         688          669           568         626             863          654          626             558            480          694            638           609             532
    With related children under 18                            6,438         498          487           411         469             516          474          469             412            334          494            438           432             365
  In families with female hhlder, no husband present          1,057         189          188           175         190             233          212          190             171            136          247            203           180             154
    With related children under 18                              557         142          142           137         143             156          153          143             130             94          177            134           124             102
  In families with male hhlder, no wife present                 639          86           86            68          88             113           99           88              75             67          138            127           108              98
    With related children under 18                              243          49           49            48          55              55           55           55              48             45           55             48            48              45
Unrelated individuals                                         1,683         411          410           399         407             510          431          407             378            378          445            445           421             392
  Living alone                                                  791         122          121           110         113             190          132          113              94             94          140            140           121             102
    65 years and over                                           175          38           38            34          34              98           49           34              23             23           49             49            34              23

Type of Residence

Inside metropolitan statistical areas                        12,843       1,336        1,317         1,181       1,276           1,673        1,361        1,276           1,154          1,041        1,493          1,388         1,294           1,160
  Inside principal cities                                     6,737         830          811           773         820           1,095          886          820             754            668          970            907           833             745
  Outside principal cities                                    6,106         506          506           407         456             578          475          456             400            373          523            481           461             415
Outside metropolitan statistical areas                          334          50           50            43          49              60           49           49              41             33           51             46            46              36

Region

Northeast                                                     3,109         382          382           362         363             449          375          363             329            284          440            411           399             342
Midwest                                                       1,619         171          161           130         135             193          150          135             131            127          153            148           133             125
South                                                         2,576         257          257           215         250             299          254          250             247            217          285            259           255             245
West                                                          5,872         576          567           516         576             792          631          576             488            446          666            616           553             484

Educational Attainment

    Total, 18 years and over                                 10,221       1,035        1,023           923         989           1,372        1,068          989             899            833        1,188          1,127         1,040             943
18 to 24 years old                                            1,222         214          214           202         218             252          225          218             202            192          247            232           225             209
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                              153          26           26            20          27              33           27           27              21             19           34             29            29              22
25 years old and over                                         8,999         820          809           721         771           1,120          842          771             696            641          941            894           815             735
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                            1,102         244          242           228         238             333          272          238             199            184          311            301           264             218
  High school graduate, no college                            1,804         211          203           175         185             313          206          185             169            148          237            221           195             173
  College: Less than bachelor's degree                        1,407         103          103            88         100             138          107          100              88             81          114            107           100              91
           Bachelor's degree or more                          4,687         261          261           230         248             336          256          248             240            228          280            265           257             253

Work Experience in 2006

    Total, 20 to 64 years                                     8,738         836          826           760         821             970          857          821             761            704          951            900           863             796
Worked at full-time jobs                                      5,782         189          186           165         195             227          198          195             173            136          235            207           201             175
  50 to 52 weeks                                              5,062         126          123           106         126             143          129          126             109             86          164            139           134             116
Worked at part-time jobs                                        980         122          121           106         125             144          133          125             121            119          154            152           144             139
Did not work                                                  1,976         525          519           489         501             599          525          501             466            449          563            542           518             481

Program Participation Status of
  Household Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                               669         225          225           213         213             332          293          213             162            139          302            300           211             147
    Public assistance or welfare non-SSI                        126          92           92            92          92             108          108           92              68             53          108            108            92              53
    SSI                                                         621         191          191           178         178             293          255          178             134            122          264            262           177             130
  Food stamps                                                   416         304          293           278         303             340          331          303             200            165          344            312           284             173
  Housing assistance                                            368         195          184           184         186             270          212          186             103             97          212            206           181              97
  Energy assistance                                             133          72           61            52          56              93           64           56              45             37           67             58            50              37
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch                              901         425          414           381         407             439          419          407             345            286          446            396           383             314
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance                                           203         156          156           154         154             181          181          154             103             88          181            180           152              88

Health Insurance Coverage

Covered for part or all of the year                          11,139         933          921           814         870           1,221          948          870             761            657        1,045            959           875             740
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment of self
    or relative                                               8,197         212          212           179         209             257          212          209             195            156          234            201           199             169
  Medicare                                                    1,187         177          176           147         148             404          197          148             117            115          217            217           161             131
    Both Medicare and Medicaid                                  315          77           77            71          71             159          114           71              47             46          114            114            71              47
  Medicaid                                                    1,474         471          460           420         441             590          506          441             364            297          551            498           434             342
Not covered at any time during the year                       2,038         454          446           409         454             512          462          454             435            417          499            474           465             455









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

[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

    Total                                                       (X)         0.6          0.6           0.6         0.6             0.7          0.6          0.6             0.6            0.6          0.7            0.6           0.6             0.6

Age

Under 18 years                                                  (X)         1.2          1.2           1.2         1.2             1.3          1.2          1.2             1.1            1.0          1.3            1.2           1.2             1.1
  Related children                                              (X)         1.3          1.3           1.2         1.3             1.3          1.3          1.3             1.2            1.1          1.3            1.2           1.2             1.1
    Under 6 years                                               (X)         1.8          1.8           1.7         1.8             1.9          1.8          1.8             1.8            1.6          1.9            1.7           1.6             1.6
18 to 24 years                                                  (X)         1.6          1.6           1.6         1.7             1.8          1.7          1.7             1.6            1.6          1.8            1.7           1.7             1.6
25 to 44 years                                                  (X)         0.6          0.6           0.6         0.6             0.6          0.6          0.6             0.6            0.5          0.6            0.6           0.6             0.6
45 to 64 years                                                  (X)         0.7          0.7           0.7         0.7             0.8          0.7          0.7             0.7            0.6          0.8            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          1.6            1.6           1.4             1.3
  65 to 74 years                                                (X)         1.8          1.8           1.6         1.6             2.7          1.8          1.6             1.4            1.4          1.8            1.8           1.7             1.5
  75 years and over                                             (X)         2.4          2.4           2.2         2.2             3.4          2.6          2.2             2.1            2.1          2.8            2.8           2.4             2.2

Family Relationship

In families                                                     (X)         0.6          0.6           0.6         0.6             0.7          0.6          0.6             0.6            0.5          0.7            0.6           0.6             0.6
  In married-couple families                                    (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
    With related children under 18                              (X)         0.8          0.8           0.7         0.8             0.8          0.8          0.8             0.7            0.7          0.8            0.8           0.8             0.7
  In families with female hhlder, no husband present            (X)         3.2          3.2           3.1         3.2             3.7          3.5          3.2             3.1            2.7          3.8            3.4           3.2             2.9
    With related children under 18                              (X)         5.5          5.5           5.4         5.5             5.8          5.8          5.5             5.2            4.3          6.3            5.3           5.1             4.5
  In families with male hhlder, no wife present                 (X)         3.5          3.5           3.1         3.6             4.2          3.8          3.6             3.3            3.1          4.6            4.4           4.0             3.8
    With related children under 18                              (X)         7.3          7.3           7.2         7.8             7.8          7.8          7.8             7.2            6.9          7.8            7.2           7.2             6.9
Unrelated individuals                                           (X)         1.5          1.5           1.4         1.5             1.7          1.5          1.5             1.4            1.4          1.5            1.5           1.5             1.4
  Living alone                                                  (X)         1.6          1.6           1.6         1.6             2.1          1.7          1.6             1.4            1.4          1.8            1.8           1.6             1.5
    65 years and over                                           (X)         4.2          4.2           4.0         4.0             7.5          4.9          4.0             3.2            3.2          4.9            4.9           4.0             3.2

Type of Residence

Inside metropolitan statistical areas                           (X)         0.6          0.6           0.6         0.6             0.7          0.7          0.6             0.6            0.6          0.7            0.7           0.6             0.6
  Inside principal cities                                       (X)         1.0          1.0           1.0         1.0             1.2          1.0          1.0             1.0            0.9          1.1            1.1           1.0             1.0
  Outside principal cities                                      (X)         0.9          0.9           0.8         0.8             0.9          0.8          0.8             0.8            0.7          0.9            0.8           0.8             0.8
Outside metropolitan statistical areas                          (X)         6.4          6.4           5.9         6.3             7.1          6.3          6.3             5.8            5.1          6.5            6.1           6.1             5.3

Region

Northeast                                                       (X)         1.6          1.6           1.5         1.5             1.7          1.6          1.5             1.5            1.3          1.7            1.6           1.6             1.5
Midwest                                                         (X)         2.0          1.9           1.7         1.7             2.1          1.9          1.7             1.7            1.7          1.9            1.8           1.7             1.7
South                                                           (X)         1.6          1.6           1.4         1.5             1.7          1.6          1.5             1.5            1.4          1.7            1.6           1.6             1.5
West                                                            (X)         1.0          1.0           1.0         1.0             1.2          1.1          1.0             0.9            0.9          1.1            1.1           1.0             0.9

Educational Attainment

    Total, 18 years and over                                    (X)         0.7          0.7           0.7         0.7             0.8          0.7          0.7             0.7            0.6          0.8            0.7           0.7             0.7
18 to 24 years old                                              (X)         1.7          1.7           1.7         1.7             1.9          1.8          1.7             1.7            1.6          1.8            1.8           1.8             1.7
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                              (X)         4.9          4.9           4.3         5.0             5.5          5.0          5.0             4.3            4.1          5.7            5.2           5.2             4.5
25 years old and over                                           (X)         0.7          0.7           0.7         0.7             0.8          0.7          0.7             0.7            0.6          0.8            0.7           0.7             0.7
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                              (X)         3.3          3.3           3.2         3.3             3.9          3.5          3.3             3.0            2.9          3.7            3.7           3.4             3.1
  High school graduate, no college                              (X)         1.9          1.8           1.7         1.7             2.3          1.8          1.7             1.7            1.6          2.0            1.9           1.8             1.7
  College: Less than bachelor's degree                          (X)         1.7          1.7           1.5         1.6             1.9          1.7          1.6             1.5            1.5          1.7            1.7           1.6             1.6
           Bachelor's degree or more                            (X)         0.8          0.8           0.7         0.8             0.9          0.8          0.8             0.8            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          0.8          0.7             0.7            0.7          0.8            0.8           0.8             0.7
Worked at full-time jobs                                        (X)         0.5          0.5           0.5         0.6             0.6          0.6          0.6             0.5            0.5          0.6            0.6           0.6             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)         2.7          2.7           2.5         2.7             2.9          2.8          2.7             2.7            2.6          3.0            3.0           2.9             2.9
Did not work                                                    (X)         2.8          2.8           2.7         2.7             3.0          2.8          2.7             2.6            2.6          2.9            2.8           2.8             2.7

Program Participation Status of
  Household Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                               (X)         2.9          2.9           2.8         2.8             3.7          3.5          2.8             2.4            2.2          3.5            3.5           2.8             2.2
    Public assistance or welfare non-SSI                        (X)        11.2         11.2          11.2        11.2            12.6         12.6         11.2             9.1            7.7         12.6           12.6          11.2             7.7
    SSI                                                         (X)         2.8          2.8           2.7         2.7             3.8          3.4          2.7             2.3            2.2          3.5            3.5           2.7             2.3
  Food stamps                                                   (X)         6.2          6.0           5.8         6.2             6.7          6.6          6.2             4.6            4.1          6.8            6.3           5.9             4.2
  Housing assistance                                            (X)         5.3          5.1           5.1         5.1             6.6          5.6          5.1             3.5            3.4          5.6            5.5           5.0             3.4
  Energy assistance                                             (X)         8.8          7.9           7.1         7.5            10.5          8.1          7.5             6.5            5.7          8.4            7.6           6.9             5.7
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch                              (X)         3.1          3.1           2.9         3.0             3.2          3.1          3.0             2.7            2.4          3.2            3.0           2.9             2.6
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance                                           (X)         9.1          9.1           9.1         9.1            10.2         10.2          9.1             6.9            6.2         10.2           10.1           9.0             6.2

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             0.6            0.5          0.7            0.6           0.6             0.6
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment of self
    or relative                                                 (X)         0.4          0.4           0.4         0.4             0.5          0.4          0.4             0.4            0.4          0.4            0.4           0.4             0.4
  Medicare                                                      (X)         2.7          2.7           2.4         2.4             4.3          2.9          2.4             2.2            2.1          3.0            3.0           2.6             2.3
    Both Medicare and Medicaid                                  (X)         6.9          6.9           6.6         6.6            10.7          8.7          6.6             5.3            5.2          8.7            8.7           6.6             5.3
  Medicaid                                                      (X)         3.7          3.6           3.5         3.6             4.2          3.9          3.6             3.2            2.8          4.0            3.8           3.5             3.1
Not covered at any time during the year                         (X)         2.5          2.5           2.4         2.5             2.7          2.6          2.5             2.5            2.4          2.7            2.6           2.6             2.6









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 -- Asian alone

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



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

Asian alone

    Total                                                         0          83           82            78          81              92           83           81              77             73           87             84            81              77

Age

Under 18 years                                                    0          37           36            34          36              37           36           36              34             31           37             35            34              31
  Related children                                               98          36           36            34          36              37           36           36              33             30           36             34            34              31
    Under 6 years                                                61          18           18            17          18              19           18           18              17             15           18             16            16              15
18 to 24 years                                                    0          20           20            20          20              22           21           20              20             19           21             21            21              20
25 to 44 years                                                    0          27           27            26          27              29           28           27              26             25           29             28            27              26
45 to 64 years                                                    0          23           22            21          22              24           22           22              20             20           24             23            23              22
65 years and over                                                 0          17           17            15          15              24           17           15              14             14           18             18            16              15
  65 to 74 years                                                  0          12           11            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                                                     174          70           69            64          68              78           70           68              64             59           74             70            67              63
  In married-couple families                                    173          59           59            54          57              66           58           57              54             50           60             57            56              52
    With related children under 18                              159          51           50            46          49              52           49           49              46             42           51             48            47              44
  In families with female hhlder, no husband present             75          31           31            30          32              35           33           32              30             27           36             33            31              28
    With related children under 18                               55          27           27            27          27              29           28           27              26             22           30             27            26              23
  In families with male hhlder, no wife present                  59          21           21            19          22              24           23           22              20             19           27             26            24              23
    With related children under 18                               37          16           16            16          17              17           17           17              16             15           17             16            16              15
Unrelated individuals                                            38          23           23            22          23              25           23           23              22             22           24             24            23              22
  Living alone                                                   27          12           12            12          12              15           13           12              11             11           13             13            12              11
    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                           171          81           81            77          80              90           82           80              76             72           86             83            80              76
  Inside principal cities                                       161          65           64            63          65              74           67           65              62             58           70             68            65              62
  Outside principal cities                                      157          51           51            46          49              54           50           49              46             44           52             50            49              46
Outside metropolitan statistical areas                           53          20           20            18          20              22           20           20              18             16           20             19            19              17

Region

Northeast                                                       139          46           46            45          45              50           46           45              43             40           49             48            47              44
Midwest                                                          98          31           30            27          27              32           29           27              27             26           29             28            27              26
South                                                           126          38           38            35          38              41           38           38              38             35           40             38            38              37
West                                                            198          58           57            55          58              68           61           58              53             51           62             60            57              53

Educational Attainment

    Total, 18 years and over                                     66          72           71            68          70              82           73           70              67             65           76             74            72              69
18 to 24 years old                                               35          20           20            20          20              22           21           20              20             19           21             21            21              20
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                               13           7            7             6           7               8            7            7               6              6            8              8             8               7
25 years old and over                                            68          64           64            60          62              74           65           62              59             57           68             67            64              61
  Less than 12th grade, no diploma                               34          36           35            34          35              42           38           35              32             31           40             40            37              34
  High school graduate, no college                               42          33           33            30          31              40           33           31              30             28           35             34            32              30
  College: Less than bachelor's degree                           38          23           23            22          23              27           24           23              22             21           24             24            23              22
           Bachelor's degree or more                             61          37           37            35          36              42           37           36              35             34           38             37            37              36

Work Experience in 2006

    Total, 20 to 64 years                                        39          65           64            62          64              69           66           64              62             60           69             67            66              63
Worked at full-time jobs                                         83          31           31            29          32              34           32           32              30             27           35             33            32              30
  50 to 52 weeks                                                 86          26           25            24          26              27           26           26              24             21           29             27            26              25
Worked at part-time jobs                                         53          25           25            24          26              27           26           26              25             25           28             28            27              27
Did not work                                                     70          52           52            50          51              55           52           51              49             48           54             53            51              50

Program Participation Status of
  Household Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                                29          17           17            16          16              20           19           16              14             13           19             19            16              14
    Public assistance or welfare non-SSI                         13          11           11            11          11              12           12           11               9              8           12             12            11               8
    SSI                                                          28          15           15            15          15              19           18           15              13             12           18             18            15              13
  Food stamps                                                    23          20           19            19          20              21           20           20              16             14           21             20            19              15
  Housing assistance                                             22          16           15            15          15              18           16           15              11             11           16             16            15              11
  Energy assistance                                              13           9            9             8           8              11            9            8               7              7            9              8             8               7
  Free or reduced-price sch. lunch                               34          23           23            22          23              24           23           23              21             19           24             22            22              20
Household received both food stamps
  and cash assistance                                            16          14           14            14          14              15           15           14              11             10           15             15            14              10

Health Insurance Coverage

Covered for part or all of the year                             143          69           68            64          66              78           69           66              62             58           72             70            67              61
Covered by:
  Plan related to employment of self
    or relative                                                 139          33           33            31          33              37           33           33              32             29           35             32            32              30
  Medicare                                                       65          30           30            28          28              46           32           28              25             25           34             34            29              26
    Both Medicare and Medicaid                                   34          20           20            19          19              29           24           19              16             16           24             24            19              16
  Medicaid                                                       72          49           49            47          48              55           51           48              43             39           53             51            47              42
Not covered at any time during the year                          84          48           48            46          48              51           49           48              47             46           51             49            49              49
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2007 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.
Race Footnotes


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Contact: Demographic Call Center Staff at 301-763-2422 or 1-866-758-1060 (toll free)
Last revised: December 31, 2007
URL: http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/cpstables/macro/032007/altpov/newpov01_008.htm