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
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Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (All Races)

                                                                         Before taxes
                                                                                                Definition 3
                                                                Money income--                          plus
                                                    Excluding                                         health
                                                      capital    Definition 1   Definition 2       insurance
                                                        gains            less           plus  supplements to
                                                     (current      government        capital  wage or salary
                                            Total    measure)       transfers          gains          income
                                         (thous.)      Def 1           Def 2          Def 3           Def 4
BELOW POVERTY LEVEL

All Races

    All families                            78454         8.4            16.2           16.0            15.4

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                               3534        25.5            28.1           28.1            27.0
25 to 44 years                              31733        10.8            12.8           12.8            12.1
45 to 54 years                              17816         5.3             8.1            8.1             7.6
55 to 64 years                              12981         5.3            12.2           12.2            11.7
65 years and over                           12389         4.9            36.8           36.1            35.7

Type of Family

Married-couple families                     58964         4.0            11.6           11.4            11.0
  With related children under 18            27317         5.0             6.5            6.4             5.9
    With related children under 6           12885         6.7             7.7            7.7             7.0
Male householder, no wife present            5067        11.4            18.0           18.0            17.4
Female householder, no husband present      14424        25.1            34.0           33.9            32.6
  With related children under 18             9894        32.6            38.9           38.8            37.1
    With related children under 6            4035        44.6            49.7           49.8            47.8

Region

Northeast                                   14197         7.7            15.4           15.4            14.8
Midwest                                     17706         7.5            14.9           14.6            14.1
South                                       29142         9.7            18.4           18.2            17.7
West                                        17409         7.7            14.2           14.1            13.5

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (All Races)

                                                                         Before taxes
                                                                                                Definition 3
                                                                Money income--                          plus
                                                    Excluding                                         health
                                                      capital    Definition 1   Definition 2       insurance
                                                        gains            less           plus  supplements to
                                                     (current      government        capital  wage or salary
                                            Total    measure)       transfers          gains          income
                                         (thous.)      Def 1           Def 2          Def 3           Def 4

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma            10624        21.4            37.0           36.8            35.8
High school graduate, no college            23574         9.9            20.2           20.0            19.2
College: Less than bachelor's degree        21257         6.8            13.0           12.9            12.3
         Bachelor's degree or more          22999         2.3             5.3            5.2             5.0

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                  66065         9.0            12.3           12.2            11.6
Worked at full-time jobs                    47198         3.9             4.7            4.7             4.2
  50 to 52 weeks                            41126         2.5             2.9            2.9             2.5
Worked at part-time jobs                     7039        14.8            18.5           18.4            17.5
Did not work                                11827        26.2            38.8           38.5            37.7

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                  21545        23.7            50.1           49.6            48.6
  Householder 15 to 64 years                12565        35.8            50.5           50.3            48.8
  Householder 65 years and over              8981         6.6            49.6           48.6            48.3
One worker                                  34048         4.1             5.3            5.2             4.6
Two workers or more                         22861         0.3             0.4            0.4             0.3

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                            3843        36.0            60.8           60.8            59.9
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI      1369        59.8            75.4           75.4            73.9
    SSI                                      2723        26.0            56.0           55.9            55.3
  Food stamps                                5033        55.0            70.0           69.7            67.6

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (All Races)

                                                                         Before taxes
                                                                                                Definition 3
                                                                Money income--                          plus
                                                    Excluding                                         health
                                                      capital    Definition 1   Definition 2       insurance
                                                        gains            less           plus  supplements to
                                                     (current      government        capital  wage or salary
                                            Total    measure)       transfers          gains          income
                                         (thous.)      Def 1           Def 2          Def 3           Def 4
  Housing assistance                         2398        52.4            68.0           67.8            66.3
  Energy assistance                          1633        46.2            68.7           68.4            66.8
  Free or reduced-price school lunches       7921        35.2            43.4           43.3            41.3
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                            1760        60.7            83.7           83.6            82.2

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                    55276         2.5             5.6            5.5             4.7
  Medicare                                  10799         4.7            39.5           38.8            38.5
  Medicaid                                  13136        28.7            41.1           41.0            39.9
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                    0          .               .              .               .
  Health insurance                              0          .               .              .               .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                      1300        13.5            50.7           50.0            49.5

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (All Races)

                                                                       After taxes
                                                                                                      Definition 8
                                          Definition 4                  Definition 6                          plus
                                                  less   Definition 5           plus   Definition 7      nonmeans-
                                                Social           less         Earned           less         tested
                                              Security        Federal         Income          state     government
                                               payroll         income            Tax         income           cash
                                                 taxes          taxes         Credit          taxes      transfers
                                                Def 5          Def 6          Def 7          Def 8          Def 9
BELOW POVERTY LEVEL

All Races

    All families                                  16.1           15.9           14.7           14.7            8.0

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                    28.1           27.8           24.3           24.3           22.9
25 to 44 years                                    13.1           12.6           10.4           10.4            9.3
45 to 54 years                                     8.2            8.1            7.4            7.4            5.5
55 to 64 years                                    12.1           12.1           11.7           11.8            6.0
65 years and over                                 36.1           36.3           36.2           36.3            5.8

Type of Family

Married-couple families                           11.5           11.3           10.6           10.7            3.7
  With related children under 18                   6.7            6.2            4.8            4.8            3.8
    With related children under 6                  7.9            7.3            5.6            5.5            4.9
Male householder, no wife present                 18.3           18.4           16.5           16.6           11.2
Female householder, no husband present            34.0           34.0           30.4           30.4           24.2
  With related children under 18                  39.0           38.6           33.6           33.6           30.2
    With related children under 6                 50.2           49.8           43.7           43.6           41.1

Region

Northeast                                         15.3           15.2           14.1           14.1            7.3
Midwest                                           14.7           14.6           13.5           13.5            7.1
South                                             18.4           18.3           16.8           16.8            9.0
West                                              14.3           13.9           12.7           12.7            7.5

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (All Races)

                                                                       After taxes
                                                                                                      Definition 8
                                          Definition 4                  Definition 6                          plus
                                                  less   Definition 5           plus   Definition 7      nonmeans-
                                                Social           less         Earned           less         tested
                                              Security        Federal         Income          state     government
                                               payroll         income            Tax         income           cash
                                                 taxes          taxes         Credit          taxes      transfers
                                                Def 5          Def 6          Def 7          Def 8          Def 9

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma                  37.3           36.9           33.8           33.7           20.9
High school graduate, no college                  20.1           19.9           18.3           18.3            9.3
College: Less than bachelor's degree              12.9           12.8           11.7           11.7            6.2
         Bachelor's degree or more                 5.1            5.1            4.9            4.9            2.2

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                        12.4           12.1           10.6           10.6            8.4
Worked at full-time jobs                           4.8            4.6            3.2            3.2            2.8
  50 to 52 weeks                                   3.0            2.9            1.8            1.8            1.6
Worked at part-time jobs                          18.8           18.6           15.5           15.4           13.1
Did not work                                      38.7           38.4           37.1           37.2           27.8

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                        49.5           49.4           47.5           47.5           24.2
  Householder 15 to 64 years                      50.2           49.9           46.6           46.6           36.0
  Householder 65 years and over                   48.5           48.7           48.7           48.7            7.7
One worker                                         5.5            5.2            3.6            3.6            2.9
Two workers or more                                0.4            0.4            0.3            0.2            0.2

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                 61.2           61.0           57.9           57.9           49.3
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI           75.6           75.6           70.8           70.7           66.0
    SSI                                           56.3           56.1           54.0           54.0           43.7
  Food stamps                                     70.5           69.4           61.6           61.5           53.7

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (All Races)

                                                                       After taxes
                                                                                                      Definition 8
                                          Definition 4                  Definition 6                          plus
                                                  less   Definition 5           plus   Definition 7      nonmeans-
                                                Social           less         Earned           less         tested
                                              Security        Federal         Income          state     government
                                               payroll         income            Tax         income           cash
                                                 taxes          taxes         Credit          taxes      transfers
                                                Def 5          Def 6          Def 7          Def 8          Def 9
  Housing assistance                              68.2           68.0           61.8           61.8           53.8
  Energy assistance                               68.5           68.1           61.5           61.6           45.8
  Free or reduced-price school lunches            44.0           42.9           36.0           35.9           31.4
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                 83.8           83.5           79.2           79.1           73.5

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                           5.0            4.9            4.4            4.5            1.8
  Medicare                                        38.9           39.0           38.7           38.7            5.8
  Medicaid                                        42.1           41.3           36.3           36.3           28.7
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                        .              .              .              .              .
  Health insurance                                  .              .              .              .              .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                           50.6           50.4           49.1           49.0           22.1

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (All Races)

                                                                        After taxes
                                                                                                       Definition 13
                                                                        Definition 11                           plus
                                                         Definition 10           plus                          other
                                                                  plus   means-tested                   means-tested
                                          Definition 9   regular-price     government  Definition 12      government
                                                  plus          school           cash           plus         noncash
                                              Medicare         lunches      transfers       Medicaid       transfers
                                               Def 10          Def 11         Def 12         Def 13          Def 14
BELOW POVERTY LEVEL

All Races

    All families                                   7.8             7.8            7.1            6.9             6.0

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                    22.8            22.8           22.3           21.8            19.7
25 to 44 years                                     9.2             9.2            8.7            8.3             6.8
45 to 54 years                                     5.3             5.3            4.6            4.5             3.9
55 to 64 years                                     5.8             5.8            5.0            4.8             4.7
65 years and over                                  5.5             5.4            4.7            4.7             4.4

Type of Family

Married-couple families                            3.6             3.6            3.3            3.2             2.9
  With related children under 18                   3.8             3.8            3.5            3.4             2.9
    With related children under 6                  4.8             4.8            4.6            4.4             3.9
Male householder, no wife present                 10.7            10.7            9.9            9.9             9.0
Female householder, no husband present            23.9            23.9           22.0           21.2            17.5
  With related children under 18                  30.0            30.0           28.2           27.1            22.0
    With related children under 6                 40.9            40.9           39.3           37.6            31.4

Region

Northeast                                          7.2             7.2            6.5            6.3             5.1
Midwest                                            7.0             7.0            6.6            6.3             5.4
South                                              8.8             8.8            8.3            8.1             7.1
West                                               7.3             7.3            6.3            6.0             5.3

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (All Races)

                                                                        After taxes
                                                                                                       Definition 13
                                                                        Definition 11                           plus
                                                         Definition 10           plus                          other
                                                                  plus   means-tested                   means-tested
                                          Definition 9   regular-price     government  Definition 12      government
                                                  plus          school           cash           plus         noncash
                                              Medicare         lunches      transfers       Medicaid       transfers
                                               Def 10          Def 11         Def 12         Def 13          Def 14

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma                  20.3            20.3           18.3           17.9            15.4
High school graduate, no college                   9.2             9.2            8.4            8.1             7.0
College: Less than bachelor's degree               6.1             6.1            5.7            5.4             4.6
         Bachelor's degree or more                 2.1             2.1            2.0            2.0             1.9

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                         8.2             8.2            7.6            7.3             6.3
Worked at full-time jobs                           2.8             2.8            2.6            2.5             1.9
  50 to 52 weeks                                   1.6             1.6            1.5            1.4             1.1
Worked at part-time jobs                          12.8            12.8           12.1           11.7             9.7
Did not work                                      27.3            27.3           24.7           24.1            21.8

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                        23.7            23.7           21.6           21.0            18.4
  Householder 15 to 64 years                      35.4            35.4           32.5           31.5            27.4
  Householder 65 years and over                    7.3             7.3            6.3            6.3             5.9
One worker                                         2.8             2.8            2.6            2.5             2.0
Two workers or more                                0.2             0.2            0.2            0.2             0.2

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                 46.8            46.8           33.7           31.7            24.4
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI           65.1            65.1           56.0           51.9            36.8
    SSI                                           40.5            40.5           24.5           23.4            18.7
  Food stamps                                     52.7            52.7           47.7           44.6            32.1

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (All Races)

                                                                        After taxes
                                                                                                       Definition 13
                                                                        Definition 11                           plus
                                                         Definition 10           plus                          other
                                                                  plus   means-tested                   means-tested
                                          Definition 9   regular-price     government  Definition 12      government
                                                  plus          school           cash           plus         noncash
                                              Medicare         lunches      transfers       Medicaid       transfers
                                               Def 10          Def 11         Def 12         Def 13          Def 14
  Housing assistance                              52.5            52.5           47.2           43.9            27.6
  Energy assistance                               44.8            44.8           40.2           38.0            26.8
  Free or reduced-price school lunches            31.1            31.1           28.9           27.6            20.8
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                 71.3            71.3           57.1           53.1            38.0

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                           1.8             1.8            1.7            1.6             1.5
  Medicare                                         5.0             5.0            4.2            4.2             4.0
  Medicaid                                        28.0            28.0           24.4           23.1            18.6
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                        .               .              .              .               .
  Health insurance                                  .               .              .              .               .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                           17.6            17.6           11.2           11.0             9.7

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (All Races)

                                                                   After taxes
                                            Definition 14
                                                     plus
                                                      net                            Money
                                                  imputed     Definition 14         Income          Money
                                                   return              less    after Taxes         Income
                                                on equity           medical  not including          after
                                              in own home          programs           EITC          Taxes
                                                  Def 15            Def 16         Def 17         Def 18
BELOW POVERTY LEVEL

All Races

    All families                                      5.6               6.0            8.7            7.4

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                       19.5              19.8           26.5           22.8
25 to 44 years                                        6.6               6.8           11.3            9.0
45 to 54 years                                        3.6               4.0            5.6            4.9
55 to 64 years                                        4.0               4.8            5.6            5.3
65 years and over                                     3.4               4.4            4.9            4.9

Type of Family

Married-couple families                               2.6               3.0            4.2            3.5
  With related children under 18                      2.8               3.0            5.3            3.9
    With related children under 6                     3.7               3.9            6.8            5.1
Male householder, no wife present                     8.4               9.0           12.3           10.3
Female householder, no husband present               16.6              17.6           26.1           22.6
  With related children under 18                     21.2              22.1           34.0           28.9
    With related children under 6                    30.7              31.7           46.6           40.1

Region

Northeast                                             4.9               5.2            7.9            6.8
Midwest                                               4.9               5.4            7.8            6.7
South                                                 6.7               7.2           10.1            8.6
West                                                  4.9               5.5            7.9            6.7

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (All Races)

                                                                   After taxes
                                            Definition 14
                                                     plus
                                                      net                            Money
                                                  imputed     Definition 14         Income          Money
                                                   return              less    after Taxes         Income
                                                on equity           medical  not including          after
                                              in own home          programs           EITC          Taxes
                                                  Def 15            Def 16         Def 17         Def 18

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma                     14.5              15.6           22.3           19.1
High school graduate, no college                      6.5               7.0           10.3            8.7
College: Less than bachelor's degree                  4.2               4.7            7.1            6.0
         Bachelor's degree or more                    1.6               1.9            2.3            2.1

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                            6.0               6.3            9.4            7.9
Worked at full-time jobs                              1.8               1.9            4.2            2.8
  50 to 52 weeks                                      1.1               1.1            2.8            1.7
Worked at part-time jobs                              9.4               9.7           15.4           12.6
Did not work                                         20.4              22.1           26.6           25.5

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                           16.9              18.6           24.1           22.2
  Householder 15 to 64 years                         25.7              27.7           36.7           33.3
  Householder 65 years and over                       4.6               5.9            6.5            6.5
One worker                                            1.9               2.0            4.6            3.0
Two workers or more                                   0.2               0.2            0.4            0.3

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                    22.9              25.0           36.7           34.6
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI              35.6              37.5           60.7           57.2
    SSI                                              17.1              19.2           26.7           25.4
  Food stamps                                        30.5              32.5           56.3           49.1

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (All Races)

                                                                   After taxes
                                            Definition 14
                                                     plus
                                                      net                            Money
                                                  imputed     Definition 14         Income          Money
                                                   return              less    after Taxes         Income
                                                on equity           medical  not including          after
                                              in own home          programs           EITC          Taxes
                                                  Def 15            Def 16         Def 17         Def 18
  Housing assistance                                 27.6              28.0           53.3           48.2
  Energy assistance                                  24.3              27.4           47.6           41.1
  Free or reduced-price school lunches               19.8              20.9           36.5           29.8
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                    36.2              38.7           61.6           58.4

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                              1.4               1.5            2.6            2.0
  Medicare                                            3.4               4.1            4.7            4.5
  Medicaid                                           17.6              19.0           29.6           25.2
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                           .                 .              .              .
  Health insurance                                     .                 .              .              .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                               8.1              10.6           14.1           12.9

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (All Races)

                                          Defin 1   Defin 2   Defin 3   Defin 4   Defin 5   Defin 6   Defin 7   Defin 8   Defin 9
BELOW POVERTY LEVEL

All Races

    All families                             6578     12671     12547     12098     12636     12513     11499     11507      6238

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                901       994       993       953       993       982       860       860       811
25 to 44 years                               3435      4077      4061      3842      4144      4011      3302      3292      2945
45 to 54 years                                936      1449      1441      1360      1459      1449      1322      1322       986
55 to 64 years                                694      1589      1578      1514      1565      1569      1525      1532       784
65 years and over                             613      4561      4475      4429      4475      4502      4491      4500       713

Type of Family

Married-couple families                      2373      6850      6742      6507      6798      6677      6279      6281      2175
  With related children under 18             1373      1768      1760      1608      1820      1693      1311      1304      1052
    With related children under 6             859       992       988       906      1014       941       715       709       628
Male householder, no wife present             578       913       910       882       929       934       834       842       569
Female householder, no husband present       3627      4909      4895      4709      4910      4901      4387      4384      3494
  With related children under 18             3229      3846      3844      3674      3854      3822      3328      3323      2990
    With related children under 6            1801      2007      2009      1930      2028      2009      1764      1760      1660

Region

Northeast                                    1094      2190      2187      2095      2169      2159      2003      1998      1043
Midwest                                      1331      2635      2593      2490      2605      2585      2384      2393      1250
South                                        2820      5369      5316      5157      5374      5341      4895      4903      2633
West                                         1334      2476      2451      2356      2488      2427      2217      2212      1312

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma             2275      3930      3909      3805      3959      3916      3586      3586      2216
High school graduate, no college             2331      4764      4708      4537      4743      4699      4312      4313      2203
College: Less than bachelor's degree         1450      2769      2735      2613      2751      2719      2481      2484      1322
         Bachelor's degree or more            522      1208      1196      1143      1183      1179      1120      1125       496

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (All Races)

                                          Defin 1   Defin 2   Defin 3   Defin 4   Defin 5   Defin 6   Defin 7   Defin 8   Defin 9

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                   5965      8110      8072      7669      8161      8010      7009      7007      5525
Worked at full-time jobs                     1828      2217      2215      1981      2265      2161      1530      1519      1315
  50 to 52 weeks                             1028      1194      1192      1043      1254      1174       739       732       655
Worked at part-time jobs                     1043      1302      1299      1233      1325      1306      1090      1086       921
Did not work                                 3095      4591      4559      4455      4571      4543      4389      4402      3289

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                   5097     10801     10683     10462     10660     10644     10229     10234      5213
  Householder 15 to 64 years                 4502      6346      6317      6128      6304      6267      5859      5861      4523
  Householder 65 years and over               595      4454      4366      4334      4355      4377      4370      4373       691
One worker                                   1407      1788      1783      1562      1884      1780      1213      1216       974
Two workers or more                            74        83        81        74        92        88        57        57        51

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                            1383      2338      2337      2302      2350      2343      2224      2224      1893
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI       819      1033      1033      1012      1034      1035       969       968       904
    SSI                                       708      1524      1522      1506      1533      1527      1470      1470      1190
  Food stamps                                2767      3521      3506      3400      3549      3495      3098      3095      2703
  Housing assistance                         1256      1631      1626      1591      1635      1630      1483      1481      1290
  Energy assistance                           755      1122      1117      1091      1118      1112      1005      1006       748
  Free or reduced-price school lunches       2791      3437      3429      3270      3487      3402      2853      2847      2487
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                            1068      1473      1471      1446      1475      1470      1394      1393      1293

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                     1372      3097      3055      2606      2744      2709      2459      2473       983
  Medicare                                    504      4268      4188      4156      4202      4208      4177      4181       627
  Medicaid                                   3765      5404      5380      5241      5529      5420      4773      4765      3768
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                    0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (All Races)

                                          Defin 1   Defin 2   Defin 3   Defin 4   Defin 5   Defin 6   Defin 7   Defin 8   Defin 9
  Health insurance                              0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                       176       660       651       644       657       656       639       637       288

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (All Races)

                                         Defin 10  Defin 11  Defin 12  Defin 13  Defin 14  Defin 15  Defin 16  Defin 17  Defin 18
BELOW POVERTY LEVEL

All Races

    All families                             6110      6108      5596      5421      4688      4359      4744      6836      5839

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                806       806       788       771       695       688       698       938       806
25 to 44 years                               2928      2928      2751      2640      2149      2083      2163      3573      2865
45 to 54 years                                952       952       823       796       697       638       709       990       870
55 to 64 years                                748       748       647       629       605       526       625       725       692
65 years and over                             676       674       587       585       542       424       549       610       605

Type of Family

Married-couple families                      2114      2114      1925      1869      1713      1534      1756      2455      2066
  With related children under 18             1036      1036       967       930       796       754       810      1436      1055
    With related children under 6             620       620       593       570       498       474       506       874       655
Male householder, no wife present             544       544       503       500       455       426       455       623       520
Female householder, no husband present       3452      3450      3168      3052      2520      2399      2533      3757      3253
  With related children under 18             2971      2969      2788      2678      2175      2097      2188      3359      2859
    With related children under 6            1650      1650      1585      1519      1266      1239      1278      1879      1619

Region

Northeast                                    1026      1026       925       898       726       693       739      1127       970
Midwest                                      1232      1231      1162      1111       953       874       961      1384      1194
South                                        2575      2575      2406      2362      2078      1946      2091      2942      2511
West                                         1277      1277      1103      1050       931       846       953      1382      1164

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma             2157      2156      1946      1900      1639      1542      1662      2365      2027
High school graduate, no college             2163      2163      1982      1909      1639      1537      1652      2427      2049
College: Less than bachelor's degree         1299      1299      1203      1155       975       903       995      1504      1272
         Bachelor's degree or more            491       491       465       457       435       377       435       540       491

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (All Races)

                                         Defin 10  Defin 11  Defin 12  Defin 13  Defin 14  Defin 15  Defin 16  Defin 17  Defin 18

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                   5434      5434      5009      4836      4146      3935      4195      6226      5234
Worked at full-time jobs                     1301      1301      1231      1164       886       862       896      1991      1329
  50 to 52 weeks                              644       644       613       578       438       438       445      1132       686
Worked at part-time jobs                      903       903       851       820       684       659       685      1088       889
Did not work                                 3230      3230      2927      2852      2576      2414      2613      3148      3017

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                   5103      5102      4653      4528      3968      3646      4014      5196      4773
  Householder 15 to 64 years                 4447      4447      4086      3960      3442      3235      3482      4608      4190
  Householder 65 years and over               656       655       568       568       526       411       532       588       583
One worker                                    957       957       895       847       678       662       686      1553      1008
Two workers or more                            50        50        48        46        42        51        44        87        58

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                            1800      1800      1294      1218       937       881       960      1412      1330
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI       891       891       767       710       504       487       513       831       783
    SSI                                      1103      1103       666       636       509       466       523       726       693
  Food stamps                                2653      2653      2402      2245      1613      1532      1635      2834      2471
  Housing assistance                         1258      1258      1131      1053       662       662       671      1278      1156
  Energy assistance                           731       731       656       620       437       397       448       777       670
  Free or reduced-price school lunches       2466      2466      2291      2183      1645      1571      1656      2890      2358
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                            1255      1255      1006       935       668       638       681      1083      1028

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                      972       972       924       907       813       762       815      1459      1115
  Medicare                                    545       545       458       455       430       364       446       509       486
  Medicaid                                   3674      3674      3211      3037      2445      2318      2489      3892      3309
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                    0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (All Races)

                                         Defin 10  Defin 11  Defin 12  Defin 13  Defin 14  Defin 15  Defin 16  Defin 17  Defin 18
  Health insurance                              0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                       229       229       145       143       126       105       137       184       167
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/rdcall/3RS_001.htm