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
 (White alone or in combination)

                                                                         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

White alone or in combination

    All families                            64963         6.8            14.7           14.5            14.0

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                               2696        22.5            24.7           24.7            23.4
25 to 44 years                              25423         9.0            10.8           10.7            10.1
45 to 54 years                              14784         4.1             6.7            6.6             6.3
55 to 64 years                              11158         4.6            11.0           10.9            10.4
65 years and over                           10902         3.8            36.1           35.3            35.0

Type of Family

Married-couple families                     51328         3.7            11.4           11.2            10.8
  With related children under 18            23144         4.7             6.0            5.9             5.4
    With related children under 6           10965         6.4             7.3            7.3             6.7
Male householder, no wife present            3881         9.8            16.3           16.3            15.8
Female householder, no husband present       9753        22.0            31.4           31.3            30.1
  With related children under 18             6480        29.5            35.9           35.8            34.2
    With related children under 6            2538        42.2            47.4           47.5            45.7

Region

Northeast                                   11732         6.1            14.2           14.2            13.7
Midwest                                     15503         5.7            13.1           12.8            12.3
South                                       23068         7.8            16.7           16.5            16.0
West                                        14660         6.9            13.7           13.5            13.0

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone or in combination)

                                                                         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             8484        18.3            34.4           34.2            33.2
High school graduate, no college            19547         7.7            18.4           18.1            17.5
College: Less than bachelor's degree        17608         5.5            11.7           11.5            11.1
         Bachelor's degree or more          19324         2.0             5.1            5.0             4.8

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                  54061         7.4            10.4           10.3             9.8
Worked at full-time jobs                    38801         3.3             4.0            4.0             3.5
  50 to 52 weeks                            33804         2.1             2.4            2.4             2.1
Worked at part-time jobs                     5910        11.9            15.2           15.1            14.2
Did not work                                 9351        21.6            34.2           33.9            33.1

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                  17614        19.1            46.6           45.9            45.0
  Householder 15 to 64 years                 9581        30.8            45.6           45.2            43.8
  Householder 65 years and over              8033         5.0            47.9           46.8            46.5
One worker                                  28265         3.5             4.5            4.5             4.0
Two workers or more                         19084         0.4             0.4            0.4             0.3

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                            2511        31.0            56.6           56.4            55.7
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI       776        56.2            72.0           72.1            71.2
    SSI                                      1873        22.7            52.6           52.5            51.8
  Food stamps                                3171        51.2            67.3           67.0            64.8

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone or in combination)

                                                                         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                         1204        46.4            65.5           65.3            64.1
  Energy assistance                          1155        41.7            66.1           65.9            64.3
  Free or reduced-price school lunches       5397        31.8            40.1           40.0            38.0
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                             987        56.9            82.4           82.3            81.1

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                    46590         2.1             5.3            5.2             4.5
  Medicare                                   9553         3.8            38.9           38.1            37.8
  Medicaid                                   9667        25.2            37.7           37.5            36.5
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                    0          .               .              .               .
  Health insurance                              0          .               .              .               .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                       980        11.3            49.3           48.4            47.9

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone or in combination)

                                                                       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

White alone or in combination

    All families                                  14.6           14.5           13.4           13.4            6.4

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                    24.3           24.1           20.9           20.8           19.6
25 to 44 years                                    11.0           10.6            8.6            8.6            7.5
45 to 54 years                                     6.8            6.7            6.2            6.2            4.4
55 to 64 years                                    10.7           10.8           10.5           10.6            5.2
65 years and over                                 35.3           35.5           35.4           35.5            4.3

Type of Family

Married-couple families                           11.3           11.1           10.5           10.5            3.3
  With related children under 18                   6.2            5.7            4.4            4.3            3.5
    With related children under 6                  7.6            7.0            5.3            5.2            4.7
Male householder, no wife present                 16.7           16.7           15.1           15.2            9.5
Female householder, no husband present            31.3           31.4           28.1           28.1           21.0
  With related children under 18                  35.7           35.5           30.9           30.8           27.1
    With related children under 6                 47.6           47.4           41.6           41.4           38.8

Region

Northeast                                         14.1           14.0           13.1           13.1            5.9
Midwest                                           12.9           12.8           11.9           11.9            5.2
South                                             16.7           16.6           15.3           15.3            7.2
West                                              13.7           13.3           12.1           12.1            6.7

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone or in combination)

                                                                       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                  34.7           34.2           31.2           31.2           17.6
High school graduate, no college                  18.2           18.1           16.7           16.7            7.2
College: Less than bachelor's degree              11.6           11.5           10.7           10.7            5.0
         Bachelor's degree or more                 4.9            4.9            4.7            4.7            1.9

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                        10.5           10.2            8.9            8.9            6.8
Worked at full-time jobs                           4.0            3.8            2.7            2.7            2.4
  50 to 52 weeks                                   2.6            2.4            1.5            1.5            1.3
Worked at part-time jobs                          15.4           15.1           12.6           12.5           10.3
Did not work                                      34.0           33.8           32.4           32.5           22.8

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                        45.9           45.8           44.2           44.2           19.3
  Householder 15 to 64 years                      45.2           44.8           41.9           41.9           30.7
  Householder 65 years and over                   46.7           46.9           46.8           46.9            5.7
One worker                                         4.7            4.5            3.1            3.1            2.4
Two workers or more                                0.4            0.4            0.3            0.3            0.2

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                 57.0           56.7           53.7           53.7           44.5
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI           72.8           72.9           68.3           68.3           63.3
    SSI                                           52.9           52.5           50.4           50.4           39.5
  Food stamps                                     67.6           66.4           58.9           58.8           49.7

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone or in combination)

                                                                       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                              65.3           65.2           59.4           59.2           49.7
  Energy assistance                               66.1           65.5           59.4           59.5           41.6
  Free or reduced-price school lunches            40.8           39.6           33.0           32.9           28.0
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                 82.5           82.2           77.8           77.8           71.5

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                           4.7            4.6            4.3            4.3            1.5
  Medicare                                        38.2           38.3           38.0           38.0            4.6
  Medicaid                                        38.5           37.7           33.0           32.9           24.8
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                        .              .              .              .              .
  Health insurance                                  .              .              .              .              .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                           49.1           48.9           47.5           47.4           18.7

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone or in combination)

                                                                        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

White alone or in combination

    All families                                   6.2             6.2            5.7            5.6             4.9

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                    19.5            19.5           19.1           18.7            17.2
25 to 44 years                                     7.5             7.5            7.0            6.8             5.6
45 to 54 years                                     4.3             4.3            3.7            3.6             3.2
55 to 64 years                                     4.9             4.9            4.2            4.1             4.0
65 years and over                                  4.1             4.1            3.6            3.6             3.4

Type of Family

Married-couple families                            3.3             3.3            3.0            2.9             2.6
  With related children under 18                   3.5             3.5            3.3            3.1             2.6
    With related children under 6                  4.6             4.6            4.4            4.2             3.7
Male householder, no wife present                  9.2             9.2            8.5            8.5             7.8
Female householder, no husband present            20.8            20.8           19.0           18.5            15.7
  With related children under 18                  26.9            26.9           25.2           24.5            20.6
    With related children under 6                 38.5            38.5           36.9           35.7            30.8

Region

Northeast                                          5.8             5.8            5.1            5.0             4.1
Midwest                                            5.2             5.1            4.9            4.8             4.2
South                                              7.1             7.1            6.6            6.6             6.0
West                                               6.5             6.5            5.6            5.3             4.7

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone or in combination)

                                                                        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                  17.1            17.0           15.2           14.9            13.1
High school graduate, no college                   7.1             7.1            6.5            6.3             5.6
College: Less than bachelor's degree               4.9             4.9            4.6            4.4             3.8
         Bachelor's degree or more                 1.9             1.9            1.8            1.8             1.7

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                         6.7             6.7            6.1            6.0             5.2
Worked at full-time jobs                           2.4             2.4            2.2            2.1             1.7
  50 to 52 weeks                                   1.3             1.3            1.3            1.2             1.0
Worked at part-time jobs                          10.1            10.1            9.7            9.4             8.0
Did not work                                      22.3            22.3           20.2           19.7            18.2

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                        18.9            18.9           17.2           16.8            15.0
  Householder 15 to 64 years                      30.1            30.1           27.7           27.0            23.9
  Householder 65 years and over                    5.4             5.4            4.7            4.7             4.5
One worker                                         2.4             2.4            2.3            2.2             1.8
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                                 42.2            42.2           29.0           27.4            21.3
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI           62.2            62.2           52.9           49.5            34.7
    SSI                                           36.6            36.6           21.1           20.0            16.5
  Food stamps                                     48.9            48.9           44.1           41.4            30.1

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone or in combination)

                                                                        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                              48.4            48.4           41.9           39.2            23.4
  Energy assistance                               41.0            41.0           36.3           34.0            23.8
  Free or reduced-price school lunches            27.7            27.7           25.8           24.7            19.0
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                 69.5            69.5           54.1           50.5            35.5

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                           1.5             1.5            1.4            1.4             1.3
  Medicare                                         4.0             4.0            3.4            3.4             3.2
  Medicaid                                        24.2            24.2           21.0           20.0            16.6
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                        .               .              .              .               .
  Health insurance                                  .               .              .              .               .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                           14.7            14.7            8.9            8.9             8.2

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone or in combination)

                                                                   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

White alone or in combination

    All families                                      4.5               5.0            7.1            6.0

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                       16.8              17.3           23.4           19.6
25 to 44 years                                        5.5               5.7            9.3            7.3
45 to 54 years                                        2.9               3.3            4.3            3.9
55 to 64 years                                        3.5               4.2            4.8            4.6
65 years and over                                     2.6               3.4            3.7            3.7

Type of Family

Married-couple families                               2.4               2.7            3.8            3.2
  With related children under 18                      2.5               2.7            4.9            3.5
    With related children under 6                     3.5               3.7            6.5            4.7
Male householder, no wife present                     7.2               7.8           10.5            8.9
Female householder, no husband present               14.8              15.8           22.8           19.5
  With related children under 18                     19.7              20.7           30.8           25.9
    With related children under 6                    30.2              31.2           44.1           37.6

Region

Northeast                                             3.8               4.2            6.3            5.4
Midwest                                               3.8               4.2            5.9            5.1
South                                                 5.6               6.0            8.1            6.9
West                                                  4.3               4.9            7.1            5.9

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone or in combination)

                                                                   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                     12.3              13.3           19.1           15.8
High school graduate, no college                      5.2               5.6            8.0            6.7
College: Less than bachelor's degree                  3.5               3.9            5.7            4.9
         Bachelor's degree or more                    1.5               1.7            2.1            1.9

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                            4.9               5.3            7.7            6.4
Worked at full-time jobs                              1.6               1.7            3.6            2.4
  50 to 52 weeks                                      1.0               1.0            2.3            1.4
Worked at part-time jobs                              7.7               8.0           12.4           10.1
Did not work                                         16.8              18.6           22.0           20.8

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                           13.7              15.2           19.3           17.7
  Householder 15 to 64 years                         22.2              24.3           31.5           28.5
  Householder 65 years and over                       3.5               4.5            4.9            4.8
One worker                                            1.7               1.8            3.9            2.5
Two workers or more                                   0.3               0.2            0.4            0.3

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                    19.6              22.0           31.7           29.9
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI              33.0              35.9           57.1           54.2
    SSI                                              14.6              17.0           23.2           22.0
  Food stamps                                        28.1              30.6           52.4           45.2

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone or in combination)

                                                                   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                                 23.4              23.8           46.9           42.8
  Energy assistance                                  20.7              24.6           43.2           37.1
  Free or reduced-price school lunches               17.9              19.2           33.0           26.5
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                    32.8              36.4           57.7           55.1

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                              1.2               1.3            2.2            1.7
  Medicare                                            2.8               3.4            3.8            3.6
  Medicaid                                           15.6              16.9           26.0           21.7
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                           .                 .              .              .
  Health insurance                                     .                 .              .              .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                               6.5               9.2           11.6           10.5

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone or in combination)

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

White alone or in combination

    All families                             4417      9564      9443      9120      9501      9409      8698      8703      4137

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                606       666       665       632       655       651       562       562       529
25 to 44 years                               2283      2747      2733      2579      2798      2691      2187      2180      1910
45 to 54 years                                603       989       981       939      1004       997       915       912       645
55 to 64 years                                511      1228      1215      1159      1198      1202      1174      1180       581
65 years and over                             414      3934      3851      3811      3846      3869      3860      3869       472

Type of Family

Married-couple families                      1894      5865      5762      5569      5798      5699      5368      5372      1717
  With related children under 18             1077      1379      1375      1258      1428      1324      1007      1003       815
    With related children under 6             700       804       801       736       830       767       576       572       514
Male householder, no wife present             378       634       631       615       649       650       587       592       371
Female householder, no husband present       2144      3065      3050      2937      3054      3060      2743      2740      2049
  With related children under 18             1912      2323      2321      2216      2317      2302      2002      1997      1755
    With related children under 6            1072      1202      1205      1161      1208      1204      1056      1049       984

Region

Northeast                                     720      1665      1661      1606      1649      1644      1543      1538       691
Midwest                                       886      2032      1991      1914      2001      1987      1839      1847       805
South                                        1798      3862      3810      3698      3842      3825      3536      3541      1666
West                                         1012      2005      1981      1901      2009      1954      1780      1778       975

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma             1549      2919      2898      2817      2942      2902      2646      2645      1491
High school graduate, no college             1507      3602      3548      3419      3562      3530      3270      3270      1403
College: Less than bachelor's degree          971      2063      2030      1957      2048      2032      1878      1878       875
         Bachelor's degree or more            390       981       968       927       949       946       904       909       367

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone or in combination)

                                          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                   4003      5630      5593      5309      5655      5541      4838      4834      3665
Worked at full-time jobs                     1283      1534      1533      1375      1570      1486      1063      1053       922
  50 to 52 weeks                              712       822       822       719       865       802       503       497       453
Worked at part-time jobs                      702       897       891       841       908       892       745       739       611
Did not work                                 2018      3199      3169      3093      3177      3162      3031      3042      2132

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                   3356      8212      8093      7931      8079      8062      7777      7780      3400
  Householder 15 to 64 years                 2956      4367      4334      4199      4328      4293      4015      4013      2944
  Householder 65 years and over               400      3845      3759      3732      3750      3769      3762      3766       456
One worker                                    992      1278      1278      1124      1342      1271       870       873       690
Two workers or more                            68        74        72        65        80        76        52        51        47

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                             778      1420      1417      1398      1431      1424      1348      1348      1117
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI       436       559       559       552       565       566       530       530       491
    SSI                                       424       986       982       971       991       984       943       943       741
  Food stamps                                1624      2134      2123      2053      2144      2107      1866      1864      1577
  Housing assistance                          559       788       787       771       786       785       715       713       599
  Energy assistance                           481       763       761       743       763       757       686       687       480
  Free or reduced-price school lunches       1718      2166      2162      2054      2204      2137      1781      1777      1509
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                             561       813       812       800       814       811       767       767       706

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                      962      2467      2420      2097      2183      2163      2008      2021       695
  Medicare                                    363      3719      3643      3616      3649      3655      3630      3635       438
  Medicaid                                   2433      3647      3622      3525      3720      3646      3191      3182      2398
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
 (White alone or in combination)

                                          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                       110       483       474       470       481       479       466       464       184

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone or in combination)

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

White alone or in combination

    All families                             4051      4050      3715      3616      3194      2950      3238      4582      3875

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                525       525       515       503       463       454       467       631       529
25 to 44 years                               1897      1897      1786      1733      1432      1392      1445      2368      1859
45 to 54 years                                630       630       549       527       476       427       485       639       570
55 to 64 years                                549       549       473       461       451       389       469       536       513
65 years and over                             449       448       392       391       371       288       371       408       404

Type of Family

Married-couple families                      1668      1668      1530      1484      1359      1221      1394      1956      1625
  With related children under 18              800       800       753       723       611       582       622      1126       803
    With related children under 6             506       506       485       465       401       388       409       715       521
Male householder, no wife present             356       356       331       331       304       281       304       406       344
Female householder, no husband present       2027      2026      1853      1801      1530      1447      1540      2220      1905
  With related children under 18             1742      1741      1634      1588      1332      1276      1342      1994      1680
    With related children under 6             977       977       936       907       782       766       792      1119       955

Region

Northeast                                     678       678       603       585       477       450       487       739       630
Midwest                                       799       797       764       741       645       582       648       922       786
South                                        1627      1627      1532      1514      1378      1289      1389      1875      1593
West                                          948       948       816       775       695       628       714      1046       866

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma             1447      1446      1292      1261      1108      1041      1124      1616      1341
High school graduate, no college             1383      1383      1270      1236      1091      1010      1100      1571      1312
College: Less than bachelor's degree          860       860       808       779       672       617       691       998       859
         Bachelor's degree or more            362       362       346       340       323       282       323       398       362

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone or in combination)

                                         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                   3602      3602      3323      3224      2823      2662      2867      4174      3471
Worked at full-time jobs                      916       916       861       825       652       640       659      1385       925
  50 to 52 weeks                              449       449       427       409       325       331       329       785       475
Worked at part-time jobs                      596       596       572       555       471       453       472       730       597
Did not work                                 2090      2090      1890      1844      1700      1569      1735      2059      1950

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                   3322      3321      3033      2962      2646      2409      2684      3408      3117
  Householder 15 to 64 years                 2888      2888      2656      2584      2288      2129      2327      3017      2731
  Householder 65 years and over               434       433       377       377       358       280       358       391       386
One worker                                    682       682       637       611       509       493       512      1095       705
Two workers or more                            47        47        45        43        39        48        41        80        53

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                            1059      1059       727       687       535       492       553       795       750
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI       483       483       410       384       269       256       278       443       420
    SSI                                       685       685       395       375       309       274       318       435       412
  Food stamps                                1550      1550      1398      1313       955       890       971      1662      1434
  Housing assistance                          582       582       505       472       281       281       287       565       516
  Energy assistance                           473       473       419       393       275       239       284       499       429
  Free or reduced-price school lunches       1494      1494      1393      1334      1027       966      1035      1781      1429
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                             686       686       534       499       350       324       359       570       544

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                      687       687       657       646       585       551       587      1016       780
  Medicare                                    384       384       326       326       310       269       324       364       347
  Medicaid                                   2336      2336      2030      1930      1601      1504      1638      2513      2095
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
 (White alone or in combination)

                                         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                       144       144        88        88        80        64        90       114       103
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_002.htm