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)

                                                                         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

    All families                             9274        19.1            27.3           27.3            26.2

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                664        40.4            44.6           44.6            43.8
25 to 44 years                               4285        22.3            26.0           26.0            24.8
45 to 54 years                               2106        12.5            17.6           17.6            16.0
55 to 64 years                               1194        11.7            24.4           24.6            24.1
65 years and over                            1025        14.3            45.0           44.7            44.1

Type of Family

Married-couple families                      4359         6.2            14.7           14.6            13.9
  With related children under 18             2332         7.0            10.1           10.1             8.9
    With related children under 6            1015         9.8            11.6           11.7            10.2
Male householder, no wife present             864        18.8            26.6           26.6            25.6
Female householder, no husband present       4050        33.1            41.1           41.1            39.5
  With related children under 18             3044        39.5            45.8           45.8            43.9
    With related children under 6            1361        49.5            54.8           54.8            52.2

Region

Northeast                                    1627        18.5            25.8           25.8            23.9
Midwest                                      1698        23.4            31.8           31.8            30.4
South                                        5149        18.0            26.8           26.8            26.0
West                                          801        18.4            24.4           24.3            23.4

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone)

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

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma             1612        37.2            51.7           51.7            51.0
High school graduate, no college             3171        22.5            31.2           31.1            29.9
College: Less than bachelor's degree         2850        13.8            20.8           20.7            19.2
         Bachelor's degree or more           1642         4.0             7.3            7.3             6.7

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                   8249        19.7            25.1           25.1            24.0
Worked at full-time jobs                     5674         7.8             9.8            9.8             8.7
  50 to 52 weeks                             4878         5.1             6.0            5.9             5.2
Worked at part-time jobs                      781        38.4            45.8           46.1            44.8
Did not work                                 1794        49.3            64.5           64.4            63.1

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                   2994        48.3            71.1           71.2            69.5
  Householder 15 to 64 years                 2327        56.0            72.3           72.5            70.6
  Householder 65 years and over               668        21.4            67.0           66.6            66.0
One worker                                   3955         8.2            10.1           10.0             8.6
Two workers or more                          2325         0.1             0.3            0.3             0.3

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                            1075        48.1            71.7           71.9            70.4
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI       519        63.9            79.8           79.7            77.0
    SSI                                       640        35.9            67.2           67.5            66.8
  Food stamps                                1628        62.1            75.1           75.0            73.1

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone)

                                                                         Before taxes
                                                                                                Definition 3
                                                                Money income--                          plus
                                                    Excluding                                         health
                                                      capital    Definition 1   Definition 2       insurance
                                                        gains            less           plus  supplements to
                                                     (current      government        capital  wage or salary
                                            Total    measure)       transfers          gains          income
                                         (thous.)      Def 1           Def 2          Def 3           Def 4
  Housing assistance                         1049        60.1            71.4           71.2            69.6
  Energy assistance                           400        56.5            74.2           73.9            72.1
  Free or reduced-price school lunches       2120        43.2            51.4           51.3            49.4
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                             665        65.8            85.2           85.2            83.3

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                     5759         5.8             8.9            9.0             7.2
  Medicare                                    771        12.4            51.2           50.6            50.2
  Medicaid                                   2706        41.9            54.8           54.8            53.6
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                    0          .               .              .               .
  Health insurance                              0          .               .              .               .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                       180        24.6            63.0           63.0            62.1

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone)

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

Black alone

    All families                                  27.5           27.2           24.4           24.5           18.5

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                    46.0           44.9           40.3           40.3           38.0
25 to 44 years                                    26.4           25.8           21.7           21.8           20.2
45 to 54 years                                    17.0           17.0           15.2           15.4           12.6
55 to 64 years                                    24.9           24.8           23.6           23.7           12.9
65 years and over                                 45.0           45.5           45.2           45.2           17.1

Type of Family

Married-couple families                           14.9           14.5           13.5           13.5            5.8
  With related children under 18                  10.2            9.5            7.6            7.5            5.2
    With related children under 6                 11.3           10.5            8.1            8.0            6.3
Male householder, no wife present                 26.3           26.6           23.2           23.5           18.6
Female householder, no husband present            41.4           41.0           36.5           36.5           32.1
  With related children under 18                  46.3           45.7           39.7           39.8           37.1
    With related children under 6                 55.8           54.8           48.2           48.4           45.9

Region

Northeast                                         25.1           24.9           22.0           22.0           17.5
Midwest                                           32.0           31.7           29.0           29.0           23.7
South                                             27.2           26.9           24.0           24.1           17.0
West                                              24.6           24.4           22.4           22.4           19.1

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone)

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

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma                  52.1           52.0           48.6           48.7           37.7
High school graduate, no college                  31.5           31.2           27.4           27.5           21.5
College: Less than bachelor's degree              20.8           20.3           17.7           17.8           12.9
         Bachelor's degree or more                 7.4            7.5            6.5            6.5            3.6

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                        25.3           25.0           21.8           21.9           18.7
Worked at full-time jobs                          10.0            9.6            6.5            6.5            5.4
  50 to 52 weeks                                   6.2            6.0            3.6            3.6            3.0
Worked at part-time jobs                          46.8           46.3           38.8           39.1           35.1
Did not work                                      64.6           64.1           63.1           63.2           53.4

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                        70.8           70.8           66.9           67.0           50.2
  Householder 15 to 64 years                      72.1           71.9           67.0           67.1           57.2
  Householder 65 years and over                   66.4           66.8           66.7           66.6           25.5
One worker                                        10.7           10.1            6.5            6.6            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                                 71.8           71.8           68.4           68.4           60.4
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI           78.9           78.9           73.4           73.2           68.2
    SSI                                           67.9           67.9           66.0           66.1           56.4
  Food stamps                                     76.3           75.3           66.5           66.5           60.6

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone)

                                                                       After taxes
                                                                                                      Definition 8
                                          Definition 4                  Definition 6                          plus
                                                  less   Definition 5           plus   Definition 7      nonmeans-
                                                Social           less         Earned           less         tested
                                              Security        Federal         Income          state     government
                                               payroll         income            Tax         income           cash
                                                 taxes          taxes         Credit          taxes      transfers
                                                Def 5          Def 6          Def 7          Def 8          Def 9
  Housing assistance                              72.2           71.7           65.0           65.0           59.4
  Energy assistance                               73.7           73.6           66.7           66.8           56.4
  Free or reduced-price school lunches            52.1           51.3           43.3           43.3           39.5
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                 85.3           85.1           80.8           80.7           75.2

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                           8.0            7.7            6.3            6.3            4.1
  Medicare                                        51.1           51.1           50.4           50.4           15.7
  Medicaid                                        56.5           55.5           49.1           49.2           42.6
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                        .              .              .              .              .
  Health insurance                                  .              .              .              .              .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                           62.9           62.9           61.0           61.0           33.3

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone)

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

Black alone

    All families                                  18.1            18.1           16.6           15.9            12.8

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                    38.0            38.0           37.1           36.5            31.1
25 to 44 years                                    20.1            20.1           18.8           17.6            13.5
45 to 54 years                                    11.9            11.9           10.1            9.9             8.0
55 to 64 years                                    12.6            12.6           10.7           10.6             9.4
65 years and over                                 15.7            15.7           13.9           13.9            12.0

Type of Family

Married-couple families                            5.5             5.5            4.8            4.7             4.1
  With related children under 18                   5.2             5.2            4.6            4.4             3.7
    With related children under 6                  6.3             6.3            5.9            5.8             4.9
Male householder, no wife present                 17.4            17.4           15.9           15.9            14.0
Female householder, no husband present            31.8            31.8           29.4           27.9            21.9
  With related children under 18                  37.0            37.0           34.7           32.8            25.1
    With related children under 6                 45.8            45.8           44.1           41.8            32.6

Region

Northeast                                         17.2            17.2           16.0           15.6            11.9
Midwest                                           23.1            23.1           21.0           19.4            16.3
South                                             16.6            16.6           15.2           14.7            11.9
West                                              18.8            18.8           16.7           16.3            13.2

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone)

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

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma                  36.7            36.7           34.0           33.5            27.3
High school graduate, no college                  21.1            21.1           19.2           18.1            14.5
College: Less than bachelor's degree              12.6            12.6           11.3           10.7             8.4
         Bachelor's degree or more                 3.6             3.6            3.4            3.3             3.0

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                        18.4            18.4           16.9           16.1            12.9
Worked at full-time jobs                           5.4             5.4            5.2            4.7             3.0
  50 to 52 weeks                                   3.0             3.0            2.9            2.5             1.4
Worked at part-time jobs                          34.8            34.8           31.5           29.9            23.4
Did not work                                      52.5            52.5           47.6           46.2            39.7

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                        49.1            49.1           44.8           43.4            36.0
  Householder 15 to 64 years                      56.4            56.4           51.7           49.9            41.2
  Householder 65 years and over                   23.6            23.6           20.8           20.8            18.1
One worker                                         5.2             5.2            4.9            4.4             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                                 57.8            57.8           44.8           42.2            31.4
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI           67.3            67.3           59.5           54.8            39.0
    SSI                                           52.4            52.4           33.9           33.0            24.8
  Food stamps                                     59.3            59.3           54.4           50.8            35.5

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone)

                                                                        After taxes
                                                                                                       Definition 13
                                                                        Definition 11                           plus
                                                         Definition 10           plus                          other
                                                                  plus   means-tested                   means-tested
                                          Definition 9   regular-price     government  Definition 12      government
                                                  plus          school           cash           plus         noncash
                                              Medicare         lunches      transfers       Medicaid       transfers
                                               Def 10          Def 11         Def 12         Def 13          Def 14
  Housing assistance                              57.8            57.8           54.4           50.4            32.7
  Energy assistance                               54.1            54.1           49.1           47.4            34.0
  Free or reduced-price school lunches            39.2            39.2           36.3           34.2            24.3
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                 72.8            72.8           61.0           56.9            41.2

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                           4.0             4.0            3.8            3.7             3.2
  Medicare                                        12.9            12.9           11.3           11.0             9.8
  Medicaid                                        41.7            41.7           37.1           34.9            25.9
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                        .               .              .              .               .
  Health insurance                                  .               .              .              .               .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                           26.5            26.5           20.5           19.2            14.1

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone)

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

Black alone

    All families                                     12.2              12.9           19.9           17.3

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                       31.4              31.1           41.5           37.6
25 to 44 years                                       13.1              13.5           23.4           19.6
45 to 54 years                                        7.8               8.1           13.2           11.2
55 to 64 years                                        8.3               9.4           11.9           11.1
65 years and over                                     9.6              12.5           14.5           14.5

Type of Family

Married-couple families                               3.6               4.2            6.5            5.6
  With related children under 18                      3.5               3.7            7.5            5.9
    With related children under 6                     4.3               5.1            9.9            8.3
Male householder, no wife present                    13.9              14.0           20.1           16.3
Female householder, no husband present               21.1              22.0           34.4           30.1
  With related children under 18                     24.5              25.2           40.9           35.4
    With related children under 6                    32.1              32.8           51.8           45.1

Region

Northeast                                            11.6              12.1           19.3           17.0
Midwest                                              15.5              16.4           24.4           21.6
South                                                11.3              11.9           18.8           16.0
West                                                 12.1              13.3           18.7           17.1

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone)

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

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma                     25.7              27.6           37.8           35.4
High school graduate, no college                     14.0              14.5           23.5           20.0
College: Less than bachelor's degree                  7.9               8.5           14.7           11.9
         Bachelor's degree or more                    2.7               3.0            4.5            3.8

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                           12.5              12.9           20.6           17.6
Worked at full-time jobs                              2.9               3.0            8.7            5.7
  50 to 52 weeks                                      1.4               1.5            5.7            3.3
Worked at part-time jobs                             23.1              23.4           39.7           32.9
Did not work                                         38.4              39.7           49.8           48.9

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                           33.9              36.2           49.5           45.8
  Householder 15 to 64 years                         39.7              41.2           57.5           52.7
  Householder 65 years and over                      13.8              18.7           21.8           21.8
One worker                                            2.9               2.8            9.1            5.8
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                                    30.7              31.6           48.8           45.7
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI              38.4              39.0           64.7           60.3
    SSI                                              23.9              25.0           36.6           34.9
  Food stamps                                        34.6              35.6           63.5           56.0

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone)

                                                                   After taxes
                                            Definition 14
                                                     plus
                                                      net                            Money
                                                  imputed     Definition 14         Income          Money
                                                   return              less    after Taxes         Income
                                                on equity           medical  not including          after
                                              in own home          programs           EITC          Taxes
                                                  Def 15            Def 16         Def 17         Def 18
  Housing assistance                                 32.7              33.0           61.6           55.5
  Energy assistance                                  33.2              34.0           57.8           50.2
  Free or reduced-price school lunches               24.0              24.4           44.7           37.5
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                    40.2              41.2           66.3           62.3

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                              3.0               3.2            6.3            4.8
  Medicare                                            8.1              10.0           12.9           12.2
  Medicaid                                           25.2              26.1           43.4           38.2
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                           .                 .              .              .
  Health insurance                                     .                 .              .              .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                              14.3              14.9           26.9           23.7

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone)

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

Black alone

    All families                             1772      2534      2531      2428      2552      2526      2264      2269      1714

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                268       296       296       291       305       298       267       267       252
25 to 44 years                                955      1115      1112      1061      1131      1107       931       932       866
45 to 54 years                                263       370       371       336       358       358       320       323       266
55 to 64 years                                140       292       294       288       297       297       281       283       154
65 years and over                             146       461       458       452       461       466       464       463       175

Type of Family

Married-couple families                       268       639       636       606       649       634       587       587       252
  With related children under 18              164       236       234       208       238       221       177       176       121
    With related children under 6              99       118       118       103       115       107        83        82        64
Male householder, no wife present             163       230       230       222       227       230       200       203       160
Female householder, no husband present       1341      1665      1665      1600      1676      1662      1477      1479      1301
  With related children under 18             1202      1394      1394      1336      1409      1392      1209      1211      1131
    With related children under 6             674       746       746       711       759       745       656       658       625

Region

Northeast                                     301       419       419       388       409       405       358       358       285
Midwest                                       397       539       539       516       543       538       492       493       402
South                                         927      1380      1378      1336      1403      1387      1235      1238       874
West                                          147       195       194       188       197       195       180       180       153

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma              599       834       834       821       840       837       783       784       607
High school graduate, no college              714       989       987       948       998       988       870       871       681
College: Less than bachelor's degree          394       592       591       548       592       578       503       506       366
         Bachelor's degree or more             66       120       120       110       121       123       107       107        59

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone)

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

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                   1626      2073      2073      1976      2090      2059      1800      1806      1539
Worked at full-time jobs                      442       558       557       493       566       547       366       367       307
  50 to 52 weeks                              248       293       290       253       305       292       175       177       148
Worked at part-time jobs                      300       358       360       350       366       361       303       305       274
Did not work                                  884      1157      1156      1132      1159      1151      1131      1133       958

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                   1446      2129      2131      2082      2120      2119      2004      2007      1502
  Householder 15 to 64 years                 1304      1681      1687      1642      1677      1673      1559      1562      1332
  Householder 65 years and over               143       447       444       441       443       446       445       445       170
One worker                                    323       399       394       339       422       398       257       259       211
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                             517       771       773       757       772       772       736       735       649
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI       331       414       414       399       409       409       381       379       354
    SSI                                       230       430       432       427       435       435       422       423       361
  Food stamps                                1011      1223      1221      1190      1242      1226      1082      1083       987
  Housing assistance                          630       750       747       730       757       753       682       682       623
  Energy assistance                           226       297       296       289       295       295       267       268       226
  Free or reduced-price school lunches        916      1090      1088      1047      1105      1088       918       917       838
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                             438       567       567       554       568       566       538       537       501

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                      333       514       519       415       460       445       361       364       236
  Medicare                                     95       395       390       387       394       394       388       388       121
  Medicaid                                   1134      1482      1484      1451      1529      1501      1330      1331      1153
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)

                                          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                        44       114       114       112       113       113       110       110        60

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone)

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

Black alone

    All families                             1678      1678      1535      1473      1188      1130      1196      1848      1605

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                252       252       246       242       207       209       207       275       249
25 to 44 years                                862       862       805       752       578       560       578      1003       838
45 to 54 years                                251       251       213       209       168       164       170       278       236
55 to 64 years                                151       151       128       126       113        99       113       143       132
65 years and over                             161       161       143       143       123        98       128       149       149

Type of Family

Married-couple families                       240       240       209       204       180       155       185       283       245
  With related children under 18              121       121       108       102        86        81        87       174       137
    With related children under 6              64        64        60        59        50        44        51       100        84
Male householder, no wife present             151       151       137       137       121       120       121       173       141
Female householder, no husband present       1287      1287      1189      1132       887       855       890      1391      1220
  With related children under 18             1126      1126      1055       998       764       746       767      1246      1078
    With related children under 6             624       624       600       568       444       436       446       704       614

Region

Northeast                                     280       280       260       253       194       188       196       314       276
Midwest                                       392       392       357       330       276       263       279       415       367
South                                         856       856       784       759       612       581       614       969       825
West                                          151       151       134       130       106        97       106       150       137

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma              592       592       548       540       439       415       445       610       571
High school graduate, no college              668       668       610       573       459       445       461       744       634
College: Less than bachelor's degree          359       359       322       306       240       226       241       420       338
         Bachelor's degree or more             59        59        55        54        50        44        50        74        62

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Black alone)

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

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                   1517      1517      1392      1330      1065      1032      1068      1699      1456
Worked at full-time jobs                      304       304       293       268       169       163       172       496       321
  50 to 52 weeks                              147       147       140       123        69        67        71       276       161
Worked at part-time jobs                      271       271       246       233       183       181       183       310       257
Did not work                                  941       941       854       829       713       689       713       893       878

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                   1470      1470      1342      1300      1079      1015      1084      1483      1372
  Householder 15 to 64 years                 1313      1313      1203      1161       959       923       959      1338      1227
  Householder 65 years and over               157       157       139       139       121        92       125       145       145
One worker                                    208       208       193       173       109       115       112       361       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                             621       621       481       454       338       330       339       525       492
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI       349       349       309       284       202       199       202       335       313
    SSI                                       336       336       217       211       158       153       160       234       224
  Food stamps                                 966       966       886       827       577       563       580      1035       912
  Housing assistance                          607       607       571       529       343       343       346       646       582
  Energy assistance                           216       216       196       190       136       133       136       231       201
  Free or reduced-price school lunches        832       832       769       726       516       508       518       948       796
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                             484       484       406       378       274       267       274       441       415

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                      233       233       217       213       184       175       184       362       276
  Medicare                                    100       100        87        85        75        62        77       100        94
  Medicaid                                   1128      1128      1005       944       701       681       707      1174      1034
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)

                                         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                        48        48        37        35        25        26        27        49        43
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_006.htm