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)

                                                                         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

    All families                            64120         6.8            14.7           14.5            14.0

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                               2633        22.6            24.8           24.7            23.5
25 to 44 years                              25052         9.0            10.8           10.7            10.1
45 to 54 years                              14613         4.0             6.6            6.6             6.3
55 to 64 years                              11034         4.5            10.9           10.8            10.3
65 years and over                           10788         3.8            36.1           35.3            35.0

Type of Family

Married-couple families                     50747         3.7            11.4           11.2            10.8
  With related children under 18            22839         4.6             5.9            5.9             5.4
    With related children under 6           10798         6.4             7.3            7.3             6.7
Male householder, no wife present            3809         9.7            16.3           16.2            15.8
Female householder, no husband present       9563        22.0            31.5           31.3            30.2
  With related children under 18             6344        29.5            35.9           35.8            34.2
    With related children under 6            2480        42.4            47.6           47.7            46.0

Region

Northeast                                   11634         6.1            14.1           14.1            13.6
Midwest                                     15350         5.7            13.1           12.8            12.3
South                                       22778         7.8            16.7           16.4            16.0
West                                        14358         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)

                                                                         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             8377        18.2            34.4           34.1            33.2
High school graduate, no college            19294         7.7            18.4           18.1            17.5
College: Less than bachelor's degree        17304         5.5            11.7           11.5            11.1
         Bachelor's degree or more          19144         2.0             5.1            5.0             4.8

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                  53332         7.4            10.4           10.3             9.8
Worked at full-time jobs                    38306         3.3             3.9            3.9             3.5
  50 to 52 weeks                            33396         2.1             2.4            2.4             2.1
Worked at part-time jobs                     5829        11.8            15.1           15.0            14.2
Did not work                                 9196        21.5            34.2           33.9            33.1

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                  17362        19.0            46.6           46.0            45.1
  Householder 15 to 64 years                 9417        30.8            45.6           45.3            43.9
  Householder 65 years and over              7945         5.0            47.9           46.8            46.5
One worker                                  27863         3.5             4.5            4.5             3.9
Two workers or more                         18895         0.4             0.4            0.4             0.3

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                            2441        31.0            56.7           56.5            55.8
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI       743        56.4            72.6           72.6            71.7
    SSI                                      1827        22.6            52.7           52.5            51.8
  Food stamps                                3088        51.3            67.4           67.1            64.8

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone)

                                                                         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                         1168        46.6            65.9           65.7            64.4
  Energy assistance                          1126        41.8            65.9           65.7            64.1
  Free or reduced-price school lunches       5285        31.7            40.0           39.9            37.9
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                             946        57.3            83.2           83.0            81.8

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                    46020         2.0             5.3            5.2             4.5
  Medicare                                   9460         3.8            38.9           38.2            37.9
  Medicaid                                   9472        25.1            37.7           37.4            36.4
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                    0          .               .              .               .
  Health insurance                              0          .               .              .               .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                       969        11.0            48.9           48.0            47.6

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone)

                                                                       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

    All families                                  14.6           14.5           13.4           13.4            6.3

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                    24.4           24.2           20.9           20.9           19.8
25 to 44 years                                    11.0           10.6            8.6            8.6            7.5
45 to 54 years                                     6.7            6.7            6.2            6.1            4.3
55 to 64 years                                    10.6           10.6           10.4           10.4            5.1
65 years and over                                 35.3           35.5           35.4           35.5            4.3

Type of Family

Married-couple families                           11.3           11.1           10.4           10.5            3.3
  With related children under 18                   6.1            5.7            4.3            4.3            3.5
    With related children under 6                  7.5            6.9            5.2            5.2            4.7
Male householder, no wife present                 16.7           16.7           15.2           15.3            9.6
Female householder, no husband present            31.4           31.5           28.2           28.2           21.0
  With related children under 18                  35.8           35.6           30.9           30.8           27.2
    With related children under 6                 47.9           47.7           41.8           41.5           39.0

Region

Northeast                                         14.0           14.0           13.1           13.0            5.8
Midwest                                           12.9           12.8           11.9           11.9            5.2
South                                             16.6           16.5           15.3           15.3            7.2
West                                              13.7           13.4           12.2           12.2            6.7

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone)

                                                                       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                  34.6           34.2           31.2           31.2           17.5
High school graduate, no college                  18.2           18.0           16.7           16.7            7.2
College: Less than bachelor's degree              11.6           11.5           10.7           10.7            4.9
         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                        10.4           10.2            8.9            8.9            6.7
Worked at full-time jobs                           4.0            3.8            2.7            2.7            2.4
  50 to 52 weeks                                   2.5            2.3            1.5            1.4            1.3
Worked at part-time jobs                          15.3           15.1           12.6           12.5           10.3
Did not work                                      33.9           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           47.0           46.9           46.9            5.7
One worker                                         4.7            4.4            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                                 57.1           56.8           53.8           53.8           44.5
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI           73.4           73.5           68.6           68.6           63.7
    SSI                                           52.9           52.5           50.5           50.5           39.5
  Food stamps                                     67.7           66.5           58.9           58.8           49.9

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone)

                                                                       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                              65.7           65.6           59.6           59.5           49.8
  Energy assistance                               65.8           65.3           59.0           59.1           41.6
  Free or reduced-price school lunches            40.6           39.4           32.9           32.9           27.9
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                 83.3           83.0           78.4           78.4           72.1

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           38.1            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                           48.7           48.5           47.2           47.0           18.5

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone)

                                                                        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

    All families                                   6.2             6.2            5.7            5.5             4.9

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                    19.6            19.6           19.2           18.8            17.3
25 to 44 years                                     7.5             7.5            7.0            6.8             5.6
45 to 54 years                                     4.2             4.2            3.7            3.5             3.2
55 to 64 years                                     4.8             4.8            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                            3.2             3.2            3.0            2.9             2.6
  With related children under 18                   3.4             3.4            3.2            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            8.6            8.5             7.9
Female householder, no husband present            20.8            20.8           19.0           18.5            15.7
  With related children under 18                  26.9            26.9           25.3           24.6            20.6
    With related children under 6                 38.7            38.7           37.1           35.9            30.9

Region

Northeast                                          5.7             5.7            5.1            4.9             4.0
Midwest                                            5.1             5.1            4.9            4.8             4.1
South                                              7.0             7.0            6.6            6.5             6.0
West                                               6.5             6.5            5.6            5.3             4.8

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone)

                                                                        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                  17.0            17.0           15.2           14.9            13.0
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                         6.6             6.6            6.1            5.9             5.2
Worked at full-time jobs                           2.3             2.3            2.2            2.1             1.7
  50 to 52 weeks                                   1.3             1.3            1.2            1.2             0.9
Worked at part-time jobs                          10.0            10.0            9.6            9.4             7.9
Did not work                                      22.3            22.3           20.2           19.7            18.2

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                        18.8            18.8           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            2.2            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                                 42.3            42.3           29.0           27.4            21.4
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI           62.6            62.6           53.0           49.7            34.8
    SSI                                           36.6            36.6           21.2           20.1            16.6
  Food stamps                                     49.0            49.0           44.2           41.5            30.2

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone)

                                                                        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            23.2
  Energy assistance                               40.9            40.9           36.5           34.2            23.8
  Free or reduced-price school lunches            27.6            27.6           25.8           24.7            19.0
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                 70.2            70.2           54.5           51.0            35.8

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                           1.5             1.5            1.4            1.4             1.2
  Medicare                                         4.0             4.0            3.4            3.4             3.3
  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                           14.5            14.5            8.8            8.8             8.0

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone)

                                                                   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

    All families                                      4.5               5.0            7.0            5.9

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                       16.9              17.4           23.5           19.8
25 to 44 years                                        5.5               5.7            9.3            7.3
45 to 54 years                                        2.9               3.3            4.3            3.8
55 to 64 years                                        3.5               4.1            4.7            4.5
65 years and over                                     2.6               3.4            3.8            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            4.8            3.4
    With related children under 6                     3.6               3.7            6.5            4.8
Male householder, no wife present                     7.2               7.9           10.4            8.9
Female householder, no husband present               14.9              15.8           22.8           19.6
  With related children under 18                     19.8              20.8           30.8           26.0
    With related children under 6                    30.3              31.3           44.3           37.8

Region

Northeast                                             3.8               4.1            6.3            5.3
Midwest                                               3.7               4.2            5.9            5.1
South                                                 5.6               6.0            8.1            6.9
West                                                  4.3               4.9            7.2            5.9

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone)

                                                                   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              13.2           19.0           15.8
High school graduate, no college                      5.1               5.6            8.0            6.7
College: Less than bachelor's degree                  3.5               3.9            5.6            4.8
         Bachelor's degree or more                    1.5               1.7            2.0            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            3.5            2.4
  50 to 52 weeks                                      1.0               1.0            2.3            1.4
Worked at part-time jobs                              7.6               8.0           12.3           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                         22.3              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            3.8            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                                    19.7              22.1           31.7           29.9
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI              33.3              36.0           57.3           54.3
    SSI                                              14.8              17.0           23.3           22.0
  Food stamps                                        28.2              30.7           52.6           45.4

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone)

                                                                   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                                 23.2              23.7           47.1           42.9
  Energy assistance                                  20.8              24.6           43.4           37.4
  Free or reduced-price school lunches               17.9              19.2           32.9           26.4
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                    33.4              36.8           58.3           55.6

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                              1.2               1.2            2.2            1.7
  Medicare                                            2.8               3.4            3.8            3.6
  Medicaid                                           15.6              17.0           26.0           21.7
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                           .                 .              .              .
  Health insurance                                     .                 .              .              .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                               6.4               8.9           11.4           10.3

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone)

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

White alone

    All families                             4338      9421      9303      8987      9359      9271      8575      8581      4067

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                594       652       651       619       642       638       551       551       520
25 to 44 years                               2246      2704      2690      2539      2754      2650      2156      2149      1880
45 to 54 years                                591       971       963       923       984       978       899       896       635
55 to 64 years                                496      1200      1187      1132      1170      1174      1147      1153       562
65 years and over                             411      3893      3813      3774      3809      3831      3823      3832       469

Type of Family

Married-couple families                      1867      5789      5689      5498      5719      5625      5300      5303      1688
  With related children under 18             1059      1354      1349      1234      1397      1298       986       981       797
    With related children under 6             690       787       784       720       812       750       561       558       503
Male householder, no wife present             369       620       617       602       635       636       579       584       366
Female householder, no husband present       2103      3012      2997      2887      3004      3010      2696      2694      2013
  With related children under 18             1874      2275      2273      2170      2271      2256      1960      1954      1723
    With related children under 6            1051      1181      1184      1141      1187      1183      1036      1030       967

Region

Northeast                                     710      1645      1642      1587      1629      1624      1523      1518       677
Midwest                                       869      2011      1970      1894      1980      1966      1822      1830       793
South                                        1767      3796      3747      3640      3775      3762      3481      3485      1640
West                                          993      1969      1945      1867      1974      1919      1750      1747       956

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma             1527      2878      2858      2779      2899      2861      2611      2610      1468
High school graduate, no college             1482      3548      3497      3369      3510      3478      3224      3224      1381
College: Less than bachelor's degree          944      2023      1990      1920      2010      1995      1844      1845       855
         Bachelor's degree or more            385       972       960       919       939       936       896       901       363

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone)

                                          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                   3928      5528      5491      5213      5550      5439      4753      4749      3597
Worked at full-time jobs                     1257      1504      1502      1347      1536      1455      1040      1031       904
  50 to 52 weeks                              694       801       802       700       842       780       490       484       441
Worked at part-time jobs                      689       880       875       827       894       879       734       728       601
Did not work                                 1981      3144      3114      3039      3119      3106      2979      2990      2092

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                   3300      8099      7983      7825      7972      7955      7673      7676      3347
  Householder 15 to 64 years                 2902      4295      4261      4130      4258      4223      3947      3946      2895
  Householder 65 years and over               397      3804      3722      3695      3713      3732      3725      3730       453
One worker                                    971      1248      1248      1098      1307      1240       851       854       673
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                             755      1383      1380      1361      1393      1386      1313      1313      1087
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI       419       540       540       533       546       547       510       510       473
    SSI                                       414       962       959       947       966       960       922       922       722
  Food stamps                                1584      2081      2071      2003      2090      2054      1819      1816      1539
  Housing assistance                          544       770       768       753       767       767       697       695       582
  Energy assistance                           471       742       740       722       742       735       665       666       468
  Free or reduced-price school lunches       1676      2112      2107      2003      2146      2084      1740      1736      1476
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                             542       787       785       773       788       785       741       741       682

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                      940      2426      2381      2065      2148      2129      1976      1989       679
  Medicare                                    359      3683      3609      3582      3615      3621      3596      3600       434
  Medicaid                                   2379      3569      3544      3451      3643      3570      3124      3116      2349
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)

                                          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                       107       474       465       461       472       470       457       455       180

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone)

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

White alone

    All families                             3984      3982      3655      3558      3144      2905      3186      4503      3811

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                516       516       506       495       455       446       459       620       521
25 to 44 years                               1867      1867      1761      1710      1413      1373      1426      2331      1834
45 to 54 years                                620       620       539       517       467       419       476       627       559
55 to 64 years                                533       533       460       448       441       382       457       519       498
65 years and over                             446       445       389       388       369       285       369       405       401

Type of Family

Married-couple families                      1642      1642      1509      1463      1341      1206      1373      1927      1601
  With related children under 18              784       784       739       709       600       573       610      1107       787
    With related children under 6             497       497       479       458       397       384       404       706       514
Male householder, no wife present             351       351       326       326       300       276       300       397       339
Female householder, no husband present       1991      1989      1820      1769      1503      1423      1513      2179      1872
  With related children under 18             1710      1708      1604      1559      1309      1254      1318      1956      1650
    With related children under 6             959       959       919       890       767       751       777      1099       938

Region

Northeast                                     665       665       592       575       467       440       477       728       619
Midwest                                       787       786       754       730       636       575       639       906       775
South                                        1603      1603      1508      1490      1356      1269      1367      1843      1568
West                                          929       929       801       762       685       620       703      1027       849

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma             1426      1425      1275      1244      1092      1027      1106      1595      1323
High school graduate, no college             1361      1361      1250      1216      1074       993      1083      1546      1292
College: Less than bachelor's degree          840       840       789       762       660       606       678       970       839
         Bachelor's degree or more            357       357       342       336       319       279       319       392       358

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone)

                                         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                   3537      3537      3266      3170      2775      2620      2818      4098      3411
Worked at full-time jobs                      898       898       846       810       639       627       647      1359       910
  50 to 52 weeks                              438       438       416       399       314       320       318       765       465
Worked at part-time jobs                      586       586       562       545       463       445       464       718       587
Did not work                                 2053      2053      1858      1814      1674      1548      1707      2021      1914

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                   3270      3268      2985      2916      2608      2374      2644      3351      3068
  Householder 15 to 64 years                 2838      2838      2611      2541      2253      2097      2289      2964      2685
  Householder 65 years and over               431       430       375       375       355       277       355       388       383
One worker                                    667       667       625       599       497       482       501      1072       691
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                            1032      1032       707       669       523       482       539       773       729
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI       465       465       394       369       259       248       268       426       403
    SSI                                       669       669       387       367       304       270       311       425       402
  Food stamps                                1515      1515      1366      1283       932       871       948      1623      1402
  Housing assistance                          565       565       490       458       271       271       277       550       501
  Energy assistance                           461       461       411       385       268       235       277       489       421
  Free or reduced-price school lunches       1461      1461      1363      1306      1005       946      1013      1740      1397
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                             664       664       515       482       339       316       348       551       526

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                      670       670       641       629       571       538       572       994       762
  Medicare                                    380       380       323       323       308       267       320       360       343
  Medicaid                                   2289      2289      1991      1893      1571      1478      1606      2459      2055
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)

                                         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                       140       140        85        85        78        62        86       110       100
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_003.htm