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
 (Black alone or in combination)

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

Black alone or in combination

    All families                             9504        19.0            27.1           27.1            25.9

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                689        39.4            43.5           43.5            42.6
25 to 44 years                               4419        22.0            25.8           25.7            24.5
45 to 54 years                               2140        12.5            17.5           17.5            15.9
55 to 64 years                               1214        11.8            24.4           24.6            24.1
65 years and over                            1042        14.1            44.7           44.4            43.8

Type of Family

Married-couple families                      4490         6.1            14.6           14.5            13.8
  With related children under 18             2433         7.0            10.1           10.0             9.0
    With related children under 6            1075         9.7            11.8           11.8            10.4
Male householder, no wife present             882        18.8            26.5           26.5            25.6
Female householder, no husband present       4132        32.9            40.8           40.8            39.2
  With related children under 18             3112        39.2            45.5           45.5            43.5
    With related children under 6            1398        49.0            54.2           54.2            51.6

Region

Northeast                                    1671        18.4            25.8           25.8            23.9
Midwest                                      1747        23.0            31.2           31.2            29.7
South                                        5227        18.0            26.7           26.7            25.9
West                                          858        17.7            23.7           23.6            22.8

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone or in combination)

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

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma             1637        36.8            51.4           51.4            50.7
High school graduate, no college             3242        22.5            31.1           31.1            29.8
College: Less than bachelor's degree         2931        13.6            20.5           20.5            19.0
         Bachelor's degree or more           1694         4.0             7.2            7.2             6.6

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                   8462        19.6            24.9           24.9            23.7
Worked at full-time jobs                     5819         7.7             9.8            9.8             8.7
  50 to 52 weeks                             4994         5.1             6.0            5.9             5.2
Worked at part-time jobs                      812        38.4            45.6           45.8            44.4
Did not work                                 1830        48.8            63.8           63.7            62.5

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                   3062        48.0            70.5           70.6            68.9
  Householder 15 to 64 years                 2383        55.7            71.6           71.9            69.9
  Householder 65 years and over               680        21.0            66.5           66.1            65.5
One worker                                   4066         8.1            10.1           10.0             8.6
Two workers or more                          2376         0.1             0.3            0.3             0.3

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                            1106        47.7            71.2           71.4            69.9
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI       535        63.2            78.7           78.6            76.0
    SSI                                       658        35.6            66.9           67.2            66.5
  Food stamps                                1672        61.4            74.5           74.3            72.4

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone or in combination)

                                                                         Before taxes
                                                                                                Definition 3
                                                                Money income--                          plus
                                                    Excluding                                         health
                                                      capital    Definition 1   Definition 2       insurance
                                                        gains            less           plus  supplements to
                                                     (current      government        capital  wage or salary
                                            Total    measure)       transfers          gains          income
                                         (thous.)      Def 1           Def 2          Def 3           Def 4
  Housing assistance                         1074        59.3            70.8           70.5            68.8
  Energy assistance                           410        55.5            73.3           73.0            71.3
  Free or reduced-price school lunches       2174        43.0            51.3           51.3            49.3
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                             688        64.8            84.4           84.4            82.5

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                     5904         5.8             8.9            9.0             7.2
  Medicare                                    792        12.8            50.9           50.4            50.0
  Medicaid                                   2788        41.6            54.3           54.4            53.1
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                    0          .               .              .               .
  Health insurance                              0          .               .              .               .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                       188        26.8            63.6           63.6            62.8

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone or in combination)

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

Black alone or in combination

    All families                                  27.3           27.0           24.1           24.2           18.3

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                    44.8           43.7           39.1           39.1           36.9
25 to 44 years                                    26.1           25.6           21.4           21.4           19.9
45 to 54 years                                    16.9           16.9           15.1           15.3           12.6
55 to 64 years                                    24.8           24.8           23.6           23.7           13.0
65 years and over                                 44.7           45.2           44.9           44.9           16.9

Type of Family

Married-couple families                           14.8           14.4           13.3           13.4            5.8
  With related children under 18                  10.2            9.5            7.6            7.6            5.2
    With related children under 6                 11.5           10.8            8.3            8.2            6.6
Male householder, no wife present                 26.2           26.5           22.8           23.1           18.3
Female householder, no husband present            41.1           40.7           36.2           36.2           31.9
  With related children under 18                  45.9           45.3           39.3           39.4           36.8
    With related children under 6                 55.1           54.1           47.5           47.7           45.3

Region

Northeast                                         25.1           24.9           22.1           22.1           17.5
Midwest                                           31.3           31.0           28.3           28.4           23.2
South                                             27.2           26.9           23.8           23.9           16.9
West                                              23.9           23.7           21.7           21.7           18.4

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone or in combination)

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

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma                  51.8           51.7           48.3           48.3           37.3
High school graduate, no college                  31.4           31.1           27.2           27.3           21.4
College: Less than bachelor's degree              20.5           20.0           17.4           17.5           12.7
         Bachelor's degree or more                 7.3            7.4            6.5            6.5            3.6

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                        25.1           24.7           21.6           21.6           18.5
Worked at full-time jobs                           9.9            9.6            6.4            6.4            5.4
  50 to 52 weeks                                   6.2            6.0            3.5            3.5            3.0
Worked at part-time jobs                          46.5           45.9           38.5           38.8           34.9
Did not work                                      63.9           63.5           62.4           62.5           52.8

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                        70.2           70.2           66.3           66.4           49.8
  Householder 15 to 64 years                      71.5           71.3           66.4           66.5           56.8
  Householder 65 years and over                   65.9           66.4           66.2           66.1           25.1
One worker                                        10.6           10.0            6.4            6.4            5.3
Two workers or more                                0.4            0.4            0.1            0.1            0.0

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                 71.3           71.3           67.8           67.7           59.8
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI           77.8           77.8           72.4           72.2           67.4
    SSI                                           67.6           67.6           65.3           65.4           55.8
  Food stamps                                     75.5           74.5           65.7           65.7           59.9

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone or in combination)

                                                                       After taxes
                                                                                                      Definition 8
                                          Definition 4                  Definition 6                          plus
                                                  less   Definition 5           plus   Definition 7      nonmeans-
                                                Social           less         Earned           less         tested
                                              Security        Federal         Income          state     government
                                               payroll         income            Tax         income           cash
                                                 taxes          taxes         Credit          taxes      transfers
                                                Def 5          Def 6          Def 7          Def 8          Def 9
  Housing assistance                              71.3           70.9           64.1           64.1           58.5
  Energy assistance                               72.8           72.8           65.9           66.1           55.8
  Free or reduced-price school lunches            52.0           51.2           43.0           43.0           39.3
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                 84.5           84.2           79.7           79.6           74.1

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                           8.0            7.7            6.3            6.3            4.1
  Medicare                                        50.9           50.9           50.1           50.1           16.0
  Medicaid                                        55.9           54.9           48.4           48.5           42.1
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                        .              .              .              .              .
  Health insurance                                  .              .              .              .              .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                           63.6           63.6           61.7           61.7           35.1

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone or in combination)

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

Black alone or in combination

    All families                                  17.9            17.9           16.4           15.7            12.7

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                    36.9            36.9           36.0           35.4            30.2
25 to 44 years                                    19.8            19.8           18.5           17.3            13.3
45 to 54 years                                    11.9            11.9           10.1            9.9             8.0
55 to 64 years                                    12.7            12.7           10.7           10.5             9.4
65 years and over                                 15.5            15.5           13.7           13.7            11.9

Type of Family

Married-couple families                            5.5             5.5            4.7            4.6             4.1
  With related children under 18                   5.2             5.2            4.6            4.4             3.7
    With related children under 6                  6.6             6.6            6.0            5.8             5.1
Male householder, no wife present                 17.1            17.1           15.5           15.5            13.7
Female householder, no husband present            31.5            31.5           29.1           27.8            21.8
  With related children under 18                  36.7            36.7           34.4           32.5            25.0
    With related children under 6                 45.2            45.2           43.5           41.2            32.3

Region

Northeast                                         17.3            17.3           16.0           15.5            12.0
Midwest                                           22.6            22.6           20.6           19.0            15.9
South                                             16.5            16.5           15.1           14.7            11.8
West                                              18.1            18.1           16.0           15.5            12.6

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone or in combination)

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

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma                  36.4            36.4           33.6           33.1            27.0
High school graduate, no college                  21.0            21.0           19.1           18.0            14.5
College: Less than bachelor's degree              12.5            12.5           11.1           10.6             8.3
         Bachelor's degree or more                 3.6             3.6            3.4            3.3             3.1

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                        18.2            18.2           16.7           15.9            12.8
Worked at full-time jobs                           5.3             5.3            5.1            4.6             2.9
  50 to 52 weeks                                   3.0             3.0            2.8            2.5             1.4
Worked at part-time jobs                          34.6            34.6           31.4           29.8            23.6
Did not work                                      51.9            51.9           47.1           45.7            39.4

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                        48.7            48.7           44.4           43.1            35.8
  Householder 15 to 64 years                      56.0            56.0           51.3           49.5            41.0
  Householder 65 years and over                   23.2            23.2           20.5           20.5            17.8
One worker                                         5.2             5.2            4.8            4.2             2.7
Two workers or more                                0.0             0.0            0.0            0.0             0.0

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                 57.3            57.3           44.2           41.7            31.2
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI           66.5            66.5           59.0           54.3            39.0
    SSI                                           51.8            51.8           33.2           32.3            24.3
  Food stamps                                     58.6            58.6           53.7           50.1            35.1

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone or in combination)

                                                                        After taxes
                                                                                                       Definition 13
                                                                        Definition 11                           plus
                                                         Definition 10           plus                          other
                                                                  plus   means-tested                   means-tested
                                          Definition 9   regular-price     government  Definition 12      government
                                                  plus          school           cash           plus         noncash
                                              Medicare         lunches      transfers       Medicaid       transfers
                                               Def 10          Def 11         Def 12         Def 13          Def 14
  Housing assistance                              57.0            57.0           53.4           49.5            32.2
  Energy assistance                               53.6            53.6           48.1           46.5            33.2
  Free or reduced-price school lunches            39.0            39.0           35.9           34.0            24.3
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                 71.7            71.7           60.0           55.9            40.7

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                           4.1             4.1            3.8            3.7             3.2
  Medicare                                        13.3            13.3           11.5           11.2            10.0
  Medicaid                                        41.2            41.2           36.6           34.4            25.7
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                        .               .              .              .               .
  Health insurance                                  .               .              .              .               .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                           28.6            28.6           21.9           20.7            15.8

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone or in combination)

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

Black alone or in combination

    All families                                     12.1              12.8           19.8           17.1

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                       30.5              30.2           40.5           36.5
25 to 44 years                                       12.9              13.3           23.1           19.2
45 to 54 years                                        7.8               8.1           13.2           11.2
55 to 64 years                                        8.3               9.5           12.0           11.2
65 years and over                                     9.4              12.3           14.3           14.3

Type of Family

Married-couple families                               3.5               4.2            6.4            5.6
  With related children under 18                      3.5               3.7            7.3            5.8
    With related children under 6                     4.5               5.2            9.7            8.2
Male householder, no wife present                    13.6              13.7           20.0           16.0
Female householder, no husband present               21.0              21.9           34.2           29.9
  With related children under 18                     24.4              25.1           40.7           35.1
    With related children under 6                    31.7              32.4           51.2           44.5

Region

Northeast                                            11.7              12.1           19.2           16.9
Midwest                                              15.2              16.1           24.0           21.2
South                                                11.3              11.9           18.8           15.9
West                                                 11.6              12.9           18.0           16.4

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone or in combination)

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

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma                     25.5              27.4           37.5           35.1
High school graduate, no college                     14.0              14.5           23.5           19.9
College: Less than bachelor's degree                  7.9               8.4           14.5           11.7
         Bachelor's degree or more                    2.7               3.1            4.5            3.8

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                           12.4              12.9           20.4           17.4
Worked at full-time jobs                              2.8               3.0            8.7            5.6
  50 to 52 weeks                                      1.3               1.4            5.6            3.2
Worked at part-time jobs                             23.4              23.6           39.8           32.8
Did not work                                         38.0              39.4           49.3           48.5

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                           33.7              36.0           49.3           45.5
  Householder 15 to 64 years                         39.5              41.1           57.2           52.4
  Householder 65 years and over                      13.6              18.3           21.4           21.4
One worker                                            2.8               2.8            9.0            5.7
Two workers or more                                   0.0               0.0            0.2            0.1

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                    30.5              31.5           48.4           45.3
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI              38.4              39.0           64.0           59.7
    SSI                                              23.5              24.7           36.1           34.4
  Food stamps                                        34.3              35.3           62.8           55.2

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone or in combination)

                                                                   After taxes
                                            Definition 14
                                                     plus
                                                      net                            Money
                                                  imputed     Definition 14         Income          Money
                                                   return              less    after Taxes         Income
                                                on equity           medical  not including          after
                                              in own home          programs           EITC          Taxes
                                                  Def 15            Def 16         Def 17         Def 18
  Housing assistance                                 32.2              32.5           60.8           54.5
  Energy assistance                                  32.5              33.2           56.6           49.2
  Free or reduced-price school lunches               23.9              24.4           44.5           37.2
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                    39.8              40.7           65.1           61.2

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                              3.1               3.2            6.3            4.8
  Medicare                                            8.4              10.4           13.3           12.6
  Medicaid                                           25.0              25.9           43.0           37.7
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                           .                 .              .              .
  Health insurance                                     .                 .              .              .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                              16.0              17.4           29.0           25.8

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone or in combination)

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

Black alone or in combination

    All families                             1802      2574      2572      2466      2591      2565      2294      2299      1738

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                272       300       300       294       308       301       269       269       254
25 to 44 years                                974      1138      1136      1083      1154      1130       946       947       881
45 to 54 years                                267       374       375       340       362       362       324       327       269
55 to 64 years                                143       296       299       292       301       301       286       288       158
65 years and over                             147       466       463       457       466       471       468       468       176

Type of Family

Married-couple families                       275       654       651       621       664       648       599       600       261
  With related children under 18              169       246       244       218       248       231       185       184       127
    With related children under 6             104       127       127       112       123       116        89        88        71
Male householder, no wife present             166       234       234       225       231       234       201       203       161
Female householder, no husband present       1361      1687      1688      1620      1697      1683      1494      1496      1317
  With related children under 18             1221      1415      1415      1355      1428      1411      1225      1227      1146
    With related children under 6             684       757       757       721       769       756       664       666       633

Region

Northeast                                     308       430       430       399       420       416       369       369       293
Midwest                                       402       545       545       520       546       542       495       496       405
South                                         941      1396      1394      1351      1419      1404      1245      1248       882
West                                          152       203       202       196       205       203       186       186       158

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma              603       842       842       830       848       846       790       791       610
High school graduate, no college              731      1010      1008       966      1018      1007       883       884       693
College: Less than bachelor's degree          400       601       600       558       601       587       511       514       373
         Bachelor's degree or more             68       122       122       113       124       125       109       109        62

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone or in combination)

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

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                   1655      2108      2109      2009      2125      2094      1826      1831      1562
Worked at full-time jobs                      450       571       570       505       578       559       371       372       312
  50 to 52 weeks                              254       299       297       258       310       298       176       177       149
Worked at part-time jobs                      312       370       372       361       377       373       312       315       284
Did not work                                  893      1167      1167      1143      1170      1161      1142      1144       967

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                   1470      2159      2161      2111      2150      2149      2032      2035      1523
  Householder 15 to 64 years                 1327      1707      1712      1666      1702      1698      1581      1585      1353
  Householder 65 years and over               143       452       449       445       448       451       450       449       171
One worker                                    329       409       405       349       432       407       260       261       213
Two workers or more                             3         6         6         6         9         9         3         3         1

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                             528       788       790       773       789       789       750       749       662
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI       338       421       421       407       416       416       388       387       361
    SSI                                       234       440       442       437       444       444       430       430       367
  Food stamps                                1027      1245      1243      1210      1262      1246      1098      1099      1001
  Housing assistance                          637       760       757       739       765       761       688       689       628
  Energy assistance                           227       300       299       292       298       298       270       271       229
  Free or reduced-price school lunches        935      1116      1114      1071      1131      1113       935       934       854
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                             446       581       581       568       581       580       549       548       510

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                      342       526       531       425       471       456       370       373       242
  Medicare                                    101       403       399       396       403       403       397       397       127
  Medicaid                                   1160      1513      1515      1479      1557      1530      1350      1352      1173
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
 (Black alone or in combination)

                                          Defin 1   Defin 2   Defin 3   Defin 4   Defin 5   Defin 6   Defin 7   Defin 8   Defin 9
  Health insurance                              0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                        50       119       119       118       119       119       116       116        66

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone or in combination)

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

Black alone or in combination

    All families                             1701      1701      1554      1491      1206      1148      1216      1878      1626

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                254       254       248       244       208       210       208       279       251
25 to 44 years                                877       877       817       764       589       571       590      1022       850
45 to 54 years                                255       255       217       213       171       168       174       282       240
55 to 64 years                                154       154       130       128       114       101       116       146       136
65 years and over                             161       161       143       143       124        98       128       149       149

Type of Family

Married-couple families                       248       248       213       208       184       159       190       289       250
  With related children under 18              127       127       112       106        90        85        91       179       142
    With related children under 6              71        71        64        63        54        48        55       105        89
Male householder, no wife present             151       151       137       137       121       120       121       177       141
Female householder, no husband present       1302      1302      1204      1147       901       869       904      1413      1235
  With related children under 18             1141      1141      1070      1013       778       760       781      1267      1093
    With related children under 6             632       632       608       576       451       443       453       715       622

Region

Northeast                                     288       288       267       260       201       195       203       321       283
Midwest                                       395       395       359       332       278       265       281       419       370
South                                         863       863       791       766       619       588       621       983       832
West                                          155       155       137       133       108       100       110       154       141

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma              595       595       550       542       441       417       448       614       575
High school graduate, no college              679       679       620       583       469       455       470       762       644
College: Less than bachelor's degree          365       365       326       310       244       230       245       426       343
         Bachelor's degree or more             62        62        58        56        52        47        52        77        64

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone or in combination)

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

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                   1540      1540      1411      1349      1083      1050      1087      1729      1477
Worked at full-time jobs                      309       309       295       270       170       164       173       504       324
  50 to 52 weeks                              147       147       140       123        69        67        71       281       161
Worked at part-time jobs                      281       281       255       242       192       190       192       323       266
Did not work                                  950       950       861       836       720       696       722       902       887

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                   1491      1491      1361      1319      1097      1033      1103      1508      1393
  Householder 15 to 64 years                 1334      1334      1222      1180       977       941       979      1363      1248
  Householder 65 years and over               157       157       139       139       121        92       125       146       146
One worker                                    210       210       193       173       109       115       112       366       230
Two workers or more                             0         0         0         0         0         0         0         4         2

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                             633       633       489       462       345       337       349       535       502
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI       356       356       316       291       209       206       209       342       320
    SSI                                       341       341       218       212       160       154       163       237       227
  Food stamps                                 980       980       898       838       588       573       590      1049       923
  Housing assistance                          611       611       574       532       346       346       349       653       585
  Energy assistance                           219       219       197       190       136       133       136       232       201
  Free or reduced-price school lunches        847       847       781       738       527       520       530       968       808
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                             494       494       413       385       280       274       280       448       421

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                      240       240       223       220       190       181       190       372       282
  Medicare                                    105       105        91        89        80        66        83       105       100
  Medicaid                                   1148      1148      1021       959       716       696       723      1200      1051
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
 (Black alone or in combination)

                                         Defin 10  Defin 11  Defin 12  Defin 13  Defin 14  Defin 15  Defin 16  Defin 17  Defin 18
  Health insurance                              0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                        54        54        41        39        30        30        33        54        48
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_005.htm