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, not Hispanic)

                                                                         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, not Hispanic

    All families                            54657         5.2            13.6           13.4            12.9

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                               1882        22.2            24.9           24.8            23.5
25 to 44 years                              19797         6.8             8.6            8.5             8.0
45 to 54 years                              12851         3.2             5.7            5.6             5.4
55 to 64 years                              10064         3.7             9.7            9.6             9.1
65 years and over                           10063         3.1            35.3           34.5            34.1

Type of Family

Married-couple families                     44343         2.7            10.8           10.5            10.2
  With related children under 18            18494         2.9             4.1            4.0             3.6
    With related children under 6            8380         3.8             4.5            4.5             3.9
Male householder, no wife present            2924         8.7            16.1           16.0            15.6
Female householder, no husband present       7390        19.1            29.6           29.4            28.4
  With related children under 18             4650        26.5            33.4           33.4            31.8
    With related children under 6            1697        40.4            46.1           46.3            44.7

Region

Northeast                                   10417         4.6            12.7           12.7            12.2
Midwest                                     14552         5.2            12.8           12.5            12.1
South                                       19229         6.1            15.7           15.4            15.0
West                                        10459         4.2            11.7           11.5            11.2

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                                                         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             4761        13.8            36.5           36.0            35.1
High school graduate, no college            16571         6.6            18.3           18.0            17.4
College: Less than bachelor's degree        15307         5.0            11.6           11.4            11.0
         Bachelor's degree or more          18019         1.9             4.9            4.9             4.7

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                  44594         5.7             8.7            8.6             8.2
Worked at full-time jobs                    32061         2.1             2.7            2.7             2.3
  50 to 52 weeks                            28091         1.1             1.4            1.4             1.2
Worked at part-time jobs                     5053         9.7            12.8           12.7            12.0
Did not work                                 7480        18.4            31.8           31.4            30.6

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                  15222        15.7            44.4           43.6            42.7
  Householder 15 to 64 years                 7724        27.0            42.4           42.0            40.6
  Householder 65 years and over              7498         4.0            46.3           45.3            45.0
One worker                                  23420         1.9             2.7            2.7             2.3
Two workers or more                         16015         0.2             0.2            0.2             0.2

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                            1838        27.5            53.7           53.7            53.2
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI       515        53.4            71.3           71.4            71.0
    SSI                                      1416        19.9            49.8           49.8            49.3
  Food stamps                                2180        48.7            66.5           66.1            64.2

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                                                         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                          766        47.8            68.7           68.4            67.7
  Energy assistance                           936        40.5            66.1           65.8            64.1
  Free or reduced-price school lunches       2939        29.9            41.0           41.0            38.7
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                             657        55.3            82.6           82.4            81.6

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                    41002         1.8             5.2            5.1             4.5
  Medicare                                   8761         3.2            38.3           37.5            37.2
  Medicaid                                   6508        23.0            37.5           37.2            36.2
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                    0          .               .              .               .
  Health insurance                              0          .               .              .               .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                       759         9.7            46.6           45.7            45.4

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                                                       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, not Hispanic

    All families                                  13.4           13.3           12.6           12.6            5.0

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                    24.4           24.2           21.1           21.2           19.7
25 to 44 years                                     8.6            8.3            7.0            6.9            5.8
45 to 54 years                                     5.7            5.7            5.3            5.3            3.6
55 to 64 years                                     9.4            9.5            9.4            9.4            4.3
65 years and over                                 34.4           34.6           34.5           34.6            3.5

Type of Family

Married-couple families                           10.5           10.4           10.1           10.1            2.6
  With related children under 18                   4.1            3.9            3.0            3.0            2.3
    With related children under 6                  4.4            4.2            3.3            3.3            2.9
Male householder, no wife present                 16.3           16.3           15.0           15.2            8.8
Female householder, no husband present            29.4           29.4           26.7           26.7           18.6
  With related children under 18                  33.0           32.8           28.8           28.8           24.7
    With related children under 6                 46.4           46.1           40.4           40.1           37.1

Region

Northeast                                         12.5           12.4           11.8           11.8            4.4
Midwest                                           12.6           12.5           11.7           11.7            4.8
South                                             15.4           15.4           14.6           14.6            5.8
West                                              11.5           11.4           10.9           10.9            4.7

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                                                       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                  36.0           35.9           34.1           34.2           14.5
High school graduate, no college                  17.9           17.9           16.9           16.9            6.3
College: Less than bachelor's degree              11.5           11.4           10.7           10.7            4.6
         Bachelor's degree or more                 4.7            4.7            4.5            4.6            1.8

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                         8.6            8.5            7.6            7.6            5.4
Worked at full-time jobs                           2.6            2.5            1.9            1.9            1.6
  50 to 52 weeks                                   1.4            1.3            0.8            0.8            0.7
Worked at part-time jobs                          13.0           12.8           10.6           10.5            8.6
Did not work                                      31.3           31.2           30.3           30.4           19.7

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                        43.4           43.4           42.1           42.2           16.0
  Householder 15 to 64 years                      41.8           41.5           39.0           39.1           27.1
  Householder 65 years and over                   45.1           45.4           45.3           45.4            4.5
One worker                                         2.8            2.7            1.9            1.9            1.3
Two workers or more                                0.2            0.2            0.1            0.1            0.1

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                 54.3           54.0           51.6           51.6           41.0
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI           72.2           72.5           68.6           68.6           61.8
    SSI                                           50.3           49.9           48.2           48.2           36.2
  Food stamps                                     67.0           65.9           58.5           58.5           47.7

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                                                       After taxes
                                                                                                      Definition 8
                                          Definition 4                  Definition 6                          plus
                                                  less   Definition 5           plus   Definition 7      nonmeans-
                                                Social           less         Earned           less         tested
                                              Security        Federal         Income          state     government
                                               payroll         income            Tax         income           cash
                                                 taxes          taxes         Credit          taxes      transfers
                                                Def 5          Def 6          Def 7          Def 8          Def 9
  Housing assistance                              68.6           68.6           62.4           62.4           52.1
  Energy assistance                               65.7           65.1           58.8           59.0           40.2
  Free or reduced-price school lunches            40.8           40.0           34.2           34.2           27.1
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                 83.2           82.5           78.3           78.3           70.1

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                           4.6            4.6            4.3            4.4            1.3
  Medicare                                        37.5           37.6           37.5           37.5            3.9
  Medicaid                                        37.8           37.3           33.2           33.2           23.6
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                        .              .              .              .              .
  Health insurance                                  .              .              .              .              .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                           46.3           46.1           45.2           45.2           17.1

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                                                        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, not Hispanic

    All families                                   4.9             4.9            4.5            4.4             3.9

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                    19.5            19.5           19.2           18.7            16.9
25 to 44 years                                     5.8             5.8            5.4            5.3             4.3
45 to 54 years                                     3.5             3.5            3.0            2.9             2.7
55 to 64 years                                     4.0             4.0            3.5            3.4             3.3
65 years and over                                  3.4             3.4            2.9            2.9             2.8

Type of Family

Married-couple families                            2.5             2.5            2.3            2.2             2.0
  With related children under 18                   2.2             2.2            2.1            2.0             1.7
    With related children under 6                  2.8             2.8            2.7            2.5             2.1
Male householder, no wife present                  8.4             8.4            7.7            7.7             7.0
Female householder, no husband present            18.3            18.3           16.7           16.3            13.9
  With related children under 18                  24.5            24.5           22.9           22.4            19.0
    With related children under 6                 36.8            36.8           35.3           34.3            29.5

Region

Northeast                                          4.3             4.3            3.8            3.7             3.1
Midwest                                            4.8             4.8            4.6            4.4             3.9
South                                              5.7             5.7            5.3            5.3             4.9
West                                               4.5             4.5            3.6            3.4             3.0

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                                                        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                  13.9            13.9           11.9           11.5            10.2
High school graduate, no college                   6.2             6.2            5.7            5.6             5.0
College: Less than bachelor's degree               4.5             4.5            4.2            4.1             3.5
         Bachelor's degree or more                 1.8             1.8            1.7            1.7             1.6

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                         5.3             5.3            4.8            4.7             4.2
Worked at full-time jobs                           1.5             1.5            1.4            1.4             1.1
  50 to 52 weeks                                   0.7             0.7            0.6            0.6             0.5
Worked at part-time jobs                           8.3             8.3            7.9            7.7             6.6
Did not work                                      19.3            19.3           17.4           17.0            15.8

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                        15.6            15.6           14.2           13.9            12.5
  Householder 15 to 64 years                      26.5            26.5           24.3           23.7            21.0
  Householder 65 years and over                    4.4             4.4            3.8            3.8             3.7
One worker                                         1.3             1.3            1.2            1.1             0.9
Two workers or more                                0.1             0.1            0.1            0.1             0.1

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                 38.8            38.8           25.9           24.5            19.0
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI           60.3            60.3           50.5           47.7            32.0
    SSI                                           33.4            33.4           18.8           17.7            14.6
  Food stamps                                     46.9            46.9           42.1           39.6            28.8

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                                                        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                              50.8            50.8           43.8           40.6            23.9
  Energy assistance                               39.5            39.5           34.9           32.8            23.2
  Free or reduced-price school lunches            26.8            26.8           24.7           23.7            17.9
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                 68.3            68.3           52.4           49.1            34.2

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                           1.3             1.3            1.3            1.2             1.1
  Medicare                                         3.5             3.5            3.0            3.0             2.9
  Medicaid                                        22.9            22.9           19.5           18.5            15.3
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                        .               .              .              .               .
  Health insurance                                  .               .              .              .               .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                           13.1            13.1            8.1            8.1             7.6

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                                                   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, not Hispanic

    All families                                      3.5               4.0            5.4            4.7

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                       16.6              17.1           23.0           19.6
25 to 44 years                                        4.2               4.4            7.0            5.6
45 to 54 years                                        2.3               2.7            3.4            3.1
55 to 64 years                                        2.8               3.5            3.9            3.8
65 years and over                                     2.1               2.8            3.0            3.0

Type of Family

Married-couple families                               1.8               2.1            2.8            2.4
  With related children under 18                      1.6               1.7            3.0            2.3
    With related children under 6                     2.1               2.2            3.9            3.0
Male householder, no wife present                     6.3               7.0            9.4            7.9
Female householder, no husband present               13.0              14.0           19.7           17.0
  With related children under 18                     17.9              19.1           27.6           23.4
    With related children under 6                    28.7              29.7           42.3           35.8

Region

Northeast                                             2.8               3.2            4.7            4.0
Midwest                                               3.5               3.9            5.4            4.7
South                                                 4.6               4.9            6.4            5.6
West                                                  2.5               3.1            4.3            3.8

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                                                   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                      9.4              10.3           14.4           12.3
High school graduate, no college                      4.5               5.0            6.8            5.9
College: Less than bachelor's degree                  3.2               3.6            5.1            4.5
         Bachelor's degree or more                    1.4               1.6            1.9            1.8

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                            3.9               4.2            5.9            5.1
Worked at full-time jobs                              1.1               1.1            2.3            1.6
  50 to 52 weeks                                      0.5               0.5            1.3            0.7
Worked at part-time jobs                              6.2               6.6           10.2            8.3
Did not work                                         14.3              16.1           18.7           18.0

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                           11.1              12.6           15.9           14.6
  Householder 15 to 64 years                         19.2              21.3           27.5           25.0
  Householder 65 years and over                       2.8               3.7            3.9            3.9
One worker                                            0.9               1.0            2.1            1.3
Two workers or more                                   0.2               0.1            0.2            0.2

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                    16.9              19.5           28.1           26.7
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI              29.9              32.4           53.8           51.6
    SSI                                              12.5              15.1           20.5           19.5
  Food stamps                                        26.2              29.2           50.2           43.2

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                                                   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                                 23.9              24.1           48.4           44.5
  Energy assistance                                  19.8              23.9           42.4           35.8
  Free or reduced-price school lunches               16.6              18.0           31.1           25.5
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                    31.1              34.8           56.3           53.6

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                              1.1               1.1            1.9            1.5
  Medicare                                            2.6               3.0            3.2            3.2
  Medicaid                                           14.1              15.7           23.8           20.1
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                           .                 .              .              .
  Health insurance                                     .                 .              .              .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                               5.5               8.7           10.0            9.6

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

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

White alone, not Hispanic

    All families                             2854      7427      7315      7077      7299      7269      6875      6888      2760

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                417       468       467       443       459       455       397       399       371
25 to 44 years                               1337      1700      1691      1586      1700      1653      1378      1375      1150
45 to 54 years                                414       733       725       695       731       727       684       683       457
55 to 64 years                                374       978       963       919       950       955       943       949       432
65 years and over                             312      3548      3469      3434      3459      3479      3473      3483       350

Type of Family

Married-couple families                      1188      4772      4673      4521      4653      4619      4459      4466      1132
  With related children under 18              532       752       749       667       753       715       563       562       421
    With related children under 6             318       377       376       331       373       351       276       277       243
Male householder, no wife present             255       470       468       457       475       477       440       446       256
Female householder, no husband present       1411      2185      2175      2099      2171      2174      1976      1976      1372
  With related children under 18             1233      1554      1553      1481      1537      1524      1340      1337      1148
    With related children under 6             686       783       785       758       787       782       685       680       630

Region

Northeast                                     476      1321      1318      1270      1301      1294      1234      1232       454
Midwest                                       759      1865      1826      1756      1833      1820      1697      1706       699
South                                        1179      3015      2968      2882      2958      2963      2801      2808      1119
West                                          441      1226      1203      1170      1207      1192      1144      1143       488

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma              656      1736      1713      1673      1714      1710      1623      1628       689
High school graduate, no college             1092      3031      2987      2881      2973      2959      2802      2804      1048
College: Less than bachelor's degree          765      1773      1740      1683      1757      1748      1633      1634       702
         Bachelor's degree or more            341       887       875       840       856       852       817       823       321

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                          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                   2543      3878      3847      3643      3840      3790      3402      3405      2410
Worked at full-time jobs                      678       857       856       753       842       815       602       597       498
  50 to 52 weeks                              312       383       384       324       386       365       234       229       196
Worked at part-time jobs                      492       645       642       604       658       645       536       533       435
Did not work                                 1373      2376      2349      2286      2340      2330      2264      2275      1477

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                   2385      6753      6641      6507      6611      6607      6409      6417      2436
  Householder 15 to 64 years                 2084      3279      3247      3136      3226      3206      3012      3016      2096
  Householder 65 years and over               301      3474      3394      3371      3384      3401      3396      3401       340
One worker                                    435       640       640       541       657       632       443       448       302
Two workers or more                            34        34        34        29        32        30        23        23        22

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                             506       987       986       977       998       993       948       948       754
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI       275       368       368       366       372       373       353       353       319
    SSI                                       282       706       705       698       713       707       682       682       512
  Food stamps                                1061      1450      1442      1400      1460      1436      1276      1275      1041
  Housing assistance                          366       526       524       519       526       526       478       478       399
  Energy assistance                           379       618       616       600       615       609       550       552       377
  Free or reduced-price school lunches        880      1205      1204      1138      1200      1177      1004      1005       798
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                             364       543       542       536       547       542       515       515       461

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                      722      2120      2074      1836      1896      1883      1774      1787       545
  Medicare                                    285      3359      3287      3262      3286      3293      3282      3287       345
  Medicaid                                   1495      2439      2421      2356      2458      2430      2162      2160      1538
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, not Hispanic)

                                          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                        74       354       347       345       352       350       343       343       130

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

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

White alone, not Hispanic

    All families                             2697      2697      2459      2394      2137      1940      2167      2954      2564

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                368       368       362       352       319       313       322       434       369
25 to 44 years                               1141      1141      1067      1040       860       836       864      1392      1114
45 to 54 years                                445       445       381       368       341       298       350       432       397
55 to 64 years                                405       405       352       340       333       279       349       391       382
65 years and over                             338       338       296       295       283       214       283       304       303

Type of Family

Married-couple families                      1097      1097      1000       967       902       797       928      1222      1073
  With related children under 18              411       411       382       365       308       296       315       563       419
    With related children under 6             238       238       228       212       180       174       184       328       254
Male householder, no wife present             245       245       225       224       204       185       204       275       232
Female householder, no husband present       1355      1355      1234      1202      1031       958      1035      1457      1259
  With related children under 18             1138      1138      1066      1040       883       831       886      1285      1087
    With related children under 6             625       625       599       582       501       487       505       717       607

Region

Northeast                                     444       444       395       384       324       296       329       491       416
Midwest                                       693       693       667       647       561       503       565       792       684
South                                        1089      1089      1023      1011       941       878       950      1222      1068
West                                          471       471       374       351       311       262       324       448       395

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma              662       662       564       549       484       448       492       687       586
High school graduate, no college             1028      1028       944       924       826       750       834      1135       972
College: Less than bachelor's degree          689       689       646       623       542       495       557       784       687
         Bachelor's degree or more            318       318       303       298       284       248       284       347       318

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                         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                   2359      2359      2163      2099      1854      1726      1884      2649      2261
Worked at full-time jobs                      495       495       458       434       343       343       350       740       498
  50 to 52 weeks                              194       194       180       168       142       149       147       354       210
Worked at part-time jobs                      421       421       401       391       332       314       333       513       418
Did not work                                 1444      1444      1304      1274      1179      1069      1201      1396      1345

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                   2375      2375      2163      2116      1896      1696      1922      2416      2222
  Householder 15 to 64 years                 2048      2048      1878      1830      1622      1487      1648      2125      1933
  Householder 65 years and over               327       327       286       286       274       210       274       291       290
One worker                                    300       300       273       255       220       216       223       501       314
Two workers or more                            22        22        22        22        22        28        22        37        28

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                             713       713       475       450       349       311       359       516       491
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI       311       311       260       246       165       154       167       277       266
    SSI                                       473       473       266       250       207       177       214       291       276
  Food stamps                                1023      1023       918       863       628       571       636      1095       941
  Housing assistance                          389       389       335       311       183       183       185       370       341
  Energy assistance                           369       369       327       307       217       185       224       397       335
  Free or reduced-price school lunches        789       789       726       697       525       487       529       914       749
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                             449       449       344       323       225       204       228       370       352

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                      539       539       516       508       470       440       470       762       596
  Medicare                                    304       304       264       264       255       225       266       283       279
  Medicaid                                   1492      1492      1266      1201       996       917      1021      1548      1309
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, not Hispanic)

                                         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                        99        99        61        61        58        42        66        76        73
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_004.htm