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
 (Asian 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

Asian alone or in combination

    All families                             3489         6.8            10.4           10.4             9.8

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                132        13.3            15.3           15.3            14.0
25 to 44 years                               1668         6.4             7.2            7.2             6.6
45 to 54 years                                764         6.3             7.1            6.9             6.4
55 to 64 years                                551         4.9             8.3            8.3             7.9
65 years and over                             374         9.8            32.9           32.9            32.9

Type of Family

Married-couple families                      2858         5.5             9.2            9.2             8.8
  With related children under 18             1595         6.2             7.0            6.9             6.4
    With related children under 6             791         5.4             6.0            5.8             5.6
Male householder, no wife present             239        10.7            13.2           13.2            12.1
Female householder, no husband present        392        13.6            17.4           17.4            16.2
  With related children under 18              194        19.7            23.0           23.1            20.6
    With related children under 6              70        24.1            27.4           27.4            26.2

Region

Northeast                                     806         8.8            12.8           12.8            12.1
Midwest                                       414         7.7             9.9            9.5             9.2
South                                         680         5.7             7.7            7.7             7.1
West                                         1590         6.0            10.5           10.5            10.0

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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              362        21.2            30.5           30.2            27.2
High school graduate, no college              611        10.6            16.9           16.9            16.8
College: Less than bachelor's degree          565         6.5             8.9            9.0             7.8
         Bachelor's degree or more           1951         3.0             5.1            5.1             5.0

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                   3115         6.4             7.7            7.7             7.1
Worked at full-time jobs                     2312         2.5             2.9            2.9             2.4
  50 to 52 weeks                             2112         2.2             2.5            2.5             2.1
Worked at part-time jobs                      284         7.8             9.4            9.4             8.1
Did not work                                  519        23.1            28.2           28.0            27.3

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                    678        25.4            42.5           42.4            41.3
  Householder 15 to 64 years                  452        30.0            37.1           36.8            35.2
  Householder 65 years and over               226        16.2            53.4           53.4            53.4
One worker                                   1520         4.1             4.7            4.7             4.0
Two workers or more                          1291         0.2             0.2            0.2             0.2

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                             167        27.3            48.2           48.2            48.2
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI        38        66.4            78.5           78.5            78.5
    SSI                                       145        20.9            42.5           42.5            42.5
  Food stamps                                 112        56.5            71.8           70.6            68.4

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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                           81        40.8            64.5           63.0            61.4
  Energy assistance                            31        48.1            83.4           79.3            79.3
  Free or reduced-price school lunches        216        40.1            44.4           43.8            40.6
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                              55        58.0            80.4           80.4            80.4

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                     2557         2.1             3.2            3.2             2.5
  Medicare                                    408         9.2            29.7           29.7            29.5
  Medicaid                                    533        21.4            30.6           30.4            29.2
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                    0          .               .              .               .
  Health insurance                              0          .               .              .               .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                       119        16.6            42.4           42.4            41.7

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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

Asian alone or in combination

    All families                                  10.5           10.3            9.7            9.7            6.6

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                    15.5           15.5           15.3           15.3           14.2
25 to 44 years                                     6.9            6.9            5.9            5.8            5.4
45 to 54 years                                     7.7            7.2            6.6            6.6            5.7
55 to 64 years                                     8.2            8.2            8.1            8.1            5.9
65 years and over                                 33.3           33.3           33.3           33.3           12.5

Type of Family

Married-couple families                            9.3            9.1            8.6            8.6            5.4
  With related children under 18                   6.9            6.6            5.7            5.6            5.3
    With related children under 6                  5.6            5.6            4.9            4.8            4.5
Male householder, no wife present                 13.4           13.4           12.9           12.9           10.9
Female householder, no husband present            17.2           17.1           15.5           15.5           13.0
  With related children under 18                  22.7           22.4           19.1           19.1           17.6
    With related children under 6                 27.4           27.4           22.4           22.4           21.3

Region

Northeast                                         13.0           13.0           12.1           12.1            8.1
Midwest                                            9.2            9.2            8.5            8.5            7.3
South                                              7.8            7.5            7.2            7.0            5.1
West                                              10.6           10.5            9.8            9.8            6.4

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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                  28.7           28.6           25.5           25.5           19.2
High school graduate, no college                  18.2           17.8           17.1           17.1           11.1
College: Less than bachelor's degree               8.1            8.1            7.1            7.1            5.6
         Bachelor's degree or more                 5.4            5.2            5.2            5.1            3.2

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                         7.7            7.6            6.8            6.8            5.9
Worked at full-time jobs                           3.0            2.9            2.2            2.2            1.8
  50 to 52 weeks                                   2.6            2.4            1.7            1.7            1.6
Worked at part-time jobs                           9.3            9.3            8.7            8.7            7.3
Did not work                                      28.0           27.3           26.6           26.6           23.6

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                        42.3           42.5           41.7           41.6           27.3
  Householder 15 to 64 years                      36.7           37.0           35.9           35.7           30.7
  Householder 65 years and over                   53.4           53.4           53.4           53.4           20.6
One worker                                         5.0            4.5            3.4            3.4            2.8
Two workers or more                                0.2            0.2            0.2            0.2            0.2

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                 48.4           48.4           46.6           46.6           41.0
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI           79.3           79.3           77.4           77.4           77.4
    SSI                                           42.5           42.5           40.9           40.9           34.4
  Food stamps                                     71.8           71.8           64.9           64.9           61.0

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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                              64.4           64.4           60.2           60.2           46.0
  Energy assistance                               81.8           81.8           68.5           68.5           46.0
  Free or reduced-price school lunches            42.5           42.5           36.8           36.8           35.8
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                 81.0           81.0           79.0           79.0           79.0

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                           2.7            2.7            2.5            2.4            1.5
  Medicare                                        30.7           30.7           30.7           30.7           12.5
  Medicaid                                        30.9           30.1           27.8           27.8           23.6
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                        .              .              .              .              .
  Health insurance                                  .              .              .              .              .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                           42.4           42.4           42.4           42.4           28.1

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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

Asian alone or in combination

    All families                                   6.6             6.6            5.9            5.7             5.3

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                    13.3            13.3           13.3           13.3            13.3
25 to 44 years                                     5.4             5.4            4.9            4.7             4.3
45 to 54 years                                     5.7             5.7            5.1            5.1             4.6
55 to 64 years                                     5.9             5.9            5.5            4.9             4.9
65 years and over                                 12.5            12.5            9.6            9.6             8.6

Type of Family

Married-couple families                            5.4             5.4            4.8            4.7             4.4
  With related children under 18                   5.3             5.3            4.8            4.7             4.4
    With related children under 6                  4.5             4.5            4.2            4.2             4.2
Male householder, no wife present                 10.9            10.9           10.1           10.1             9.2
Female householder, no husband present            12.6            12.6           11.0           10.4             9.0
  With related children under 18                  16.9            16.9           14.7           13.4            11.5
    With related children under 6                 19.5            19.5           18.9           15.3            13.4

Region

Northeast                                          8.1             8.1            7.5            7.1             6.7
Midwest                                            7.0             7.0            6.8            6.8             5.6
South                                              5.1             5.1            5.1            5.1             5.1
West                                               6.4             6.4            5.2            4.9             4.5

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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                  19.2            19.2           16.1           15.1            13.5
High school graduate, no college                  10.9            10.9            9.8            9.4             8.2
College: Less than bachelor's degree               5.6             5.6            5.3            5.3             5.0
         Bachelor's degree or more                 3.2             3.2            2.9            2.9             2.9

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                         5.9             5.9            5.4            5.2             4.9
Worked at full-time jobs                           1.7             1.7            1.6            1.5             1.4
  50 to 52 weeks                                   1.5             1.5            1.4            1.4             1.4
Worked at part-time jobs                           7.3             7.3            7.3            7.3             7.3
Did not work                                      23.6            23.6           21.2           20.6            18.9

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                        27.3            27.3           23.9           23.0            21.1
  Householder 15 to 64 years                      30.7            30.7           27.9           26.6            24.6
  Householder 65 years and over                   20.6            20.6           15.8           15.8            14.2
One worker                                         2.8             2.8            2.6            2.6             2.5
Two workers or more                                0.2             0.2            0.2            0.2             0.2

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                 40.2            40.2           24.8           22.3            19.2
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI           77.4            77.4           52.4           45.8            41.5
    SSI                                           33.6            33.6           20.1           18.9            15.3
  Food stamps                                     59.9            59.9           47.0           41.6            29.9

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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                              46.0            46.0           31.4           31.1            22.2
  Energy assistance                               46.0            46.0           40.3           32.3            16.5
  Free or reduced-price school lunches            35.8            35.8           31.5           31.4            26.3
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                 76.8            76.8           50.4           42.8            33.3

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                           1.5             1.5            1.4            1.4             1.3
  Medicare                                        12.2            12.2            9.1            9.1             9.1
  Medicaid                                        23.3            23.3           18.5           17.3            15.2
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                        .               .              .              .               .
  Health insurance                                  .               .              .              .               .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                           27.1            27.1           16.2           16.2            16.2

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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

Asian alone or in combination

    All families                                      4.7               5.4            7.0            6.1

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                       12.0              13.3           15.0           13.3
25 to 44 years                                        3.9               4.3            6.6            5.3
45 to 54 years                                        4.4               4.6            6.2            5.5
55 to 64 years                                        4.4               5.2            5.6            5.6
65 years and over                                     6.9               9.2            9.7            9.7

Type of Family

Married-couple families                               4.0               4.6            5.7            5.1
  With related children under 18                      4.0               4.5            6.3            5.3
    With related children under 6                     3.7               4.2            5.3            4.6
Male householder, no wife present                     7.6               9.2           11.4           10.1
Female householder, no husband present                8.5               9.0           13.8           11.1
  With related children under 18                     11.5              11.5           20.1           14.7
    With related children under 6                    13.4              13.4           24.1           18.9

Region

Northeast                                             6.7               6.7            8.9            7.7
Midwest                                               4.9               6.1            7.4            6.8
South                                                 4.4               5.1            5.7            5.4
West                                                  3.9               4.7            6.5            5.5

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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                     13.0              14.0           22.5           18.0
High school graduate, no college                      7.8               8.5           10.6            9.8
College: Less than bachelor's degree                  4.2               5.0            6.6            5.3
         Bachelor's degree or more                    2.4               2.9            3.1            3.0

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                            4.5               4.9            6.7            5.7
Worked at full-time jobs                              1.3               1.4            2.6            1.8
  50 to 52 weeks                                      1.3               1.4            2.2            1.5
Worked at part-time jobs                              5.1               7.3            8.4            7.8
Did not work                                         18.4              19.2           23.5           22.1

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                           18.9              21.6           26.1           24.6
  Householder 15 to 64 years                         22.7              24.9           31.2           28.9
  Householder 65 years and over                      11.4              15.0           16.0           16.0
One worker                                            2.2               2.5            4.2            2.9
Two workers or more                                   0.2               0.2            0.2            0.2

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                    17.6              21.3           28.3           26.4
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI              41.5              41.5           66.4           58.3
    SSI                                              13.5              17.7           22.1           21.9
  Food stamps                                        30.5              33.0           59.2           52.8

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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                                 22.2              22.6           39.5           34.7
  Energy assistance                                  22.4              22.4           46.5           40.3
  Free or reduced-price school lunches               24.9              26.4           40.6           32.7
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                    36.6              39.6           60.9           55.3

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                              1.1               1.3            2.2            1.7
  Medicare                                            6.1               9.1            9.2            9.2
  Medicaid                                           14.3              15.6           22.1           19.1
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                           .                 .              .              .
  Health insurance                                     .                 .              .              .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                              12.9              16.2           16.6           16.6

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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

Asian alone or in combination

    All families                              237       363       362       343       365       360       338       337       232

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                 18        20        20        19        21        21        20        20        19
25 to 44 years                                107       120       120       110       116       115        98        97        90
45 to 54 years                                 48        54        53        49        59        55        50        50        44
55 to 64 years                                 27        46        46        43        45        45        45        45        33
65 years and over                              37       123       123       123       125       125       125       125        47

Type of Family

Married-couple families                       159       264       262       251       265       261       246       246       155
  With related children under 18               99       111       110       102       110       105        91        90        84
    With related children under 6              43        47        46        44        45        44        38        38        35
Male householder, no wife present              26        32        32        29        32        32        31        31        26
Female householder, no husband present         53        68        68        64        68        67        61        61        51
  With related children under 18               38        45        45        40        44        43        37        37        34
    With related children under 6              17        19        19        18        19        19        16        16        15

Region

Northeast                                      71       103       103        97       105       104        98        98        66
Midwest                                        32        41        39        38        38        38        35        35        30
South                                          39        52        52        48        53        51        49        48        35
West                                           96       167       167       160       169       167       156       156       101

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma               77       110       109        99       104       103        92        92        70
High school graduate, no college               65       103       103       103       111       109       105       105        68
College: Less than bachelor's degree           37        51        51        44        46        46        40        40        32
         Bachelor's degree or more             59        99        99        98       105       102       101       100        63

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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                    201       240       239       220       240       235       213       212       185
Worked at full-time jobs                       59        67        67        56        69        68        51        50        42
  50 to 52 weeks                               46        52        52        44        54        51        36        36        33
Worked at part-time jobs                       22        27        27        23        26        26        25        25        21
Did not work                                  120       146       145       142       145       142       138       138       123

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                    172       288       287       280       286       288       283       282       185
  Householder 15 to 64 years                  136       167       166       159       166       167       162       161       139
  Householder 65 years and over                37       121       121       121       121       121       121       121        47
One worker                                     62        72        72        60        75        69        52        52        43
Two workers or more                             3         3         3         3         3         3         3         3         3

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                              46        81        81        81        81        81        78        78        69
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI        25        30        30        30        30        30        30        30        30
    SSI                                        30        62        62        62        62        62        59        59        50
  Food stamps                                  63        80        79        76        80        80        73        73        68
  Housing assistance                           33        52        51        49        52        52        49        49        37
  Energy assistance                            15        26        25        25        25        25        21        21        14
  Free or reduced-price school lunches         87        96        95        88        92        92        80        80        77
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                              32        44        44        44        44        44        43        43        43

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                       55        82        83        64        68        69        63        62        37
  Medicare                                     38       121       121       121       125       125       125       125        51
  Medicaid                                    114       163       162       156       165       160       148       148       126
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
 (Asian 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                        20        51        51        50        51        51        51        51        33

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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

Asian alone or in combination

    All families                              230       230       205       198       184       165       187       244       214

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                 18        18        18        18        18        16        18        20        18
25 to 44 years                                 90        90        82        79        72        65        72       109        88
45 to 54 years                                 44        44        39        39        35        33        35        47        42
55 to 64 years                                 33        33        31        27        27        24        29        31        31
65 years and over                              47        47        36        36        32        26        34        36        36

Type of Family

Married-couple families                       155       155       137       133       126       113       130       162       147
  With related children under 18               84        84        77        75        70        64        72       101        85
    With related children under 6              35        35        33        33        33        29        33        42        36
Male householder, no wife present              26        26        24        24        22        18        22        27        24
Female householder, no husband present         50        50        43        41        35        33        35        54        44
  With related children under 18               33        33        29        26        22        22        22        39        29
    With related children under 6              14        14        13        11         9         9         9        17        13

Region

Northeast                                      66        66        60        58        54        54        54        71        62
Midwest                                        29        29        28        28        23        20        25        30        28
South                                          35        35        35        35        35        30        35        39        37
West                                          101       101        82        78        72        61        74       103        87

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma               70        70        58        55        49        47        50        81        65
High school graduate, no college               67        67        60        57        50        48        52        65        60
College: Less than bachelor's degree           32        32        30        30        28        24        28        38        30
         Bachelor's degree or more             63        63        57        57        57        46        57        60        59

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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                    183       183       169       163       152       139       153       207       178
Worked at full-time jobs                       40        40        38        35        33        29        33        61        41
  50 to 52 weeks                               32        32        30        30        30        27        30        47        32
Worked at part-time jobs                       21        21        21        21        21        15        21        24        22
Did not work                                  123       123       110       107        98        95       100       122       115

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                    185       185       162       156       143       128       147       177       167
  Householder 15 to 64 years                  139       139       126       120       111       103       113       141       131
  Householder 65 years and over                47        47        36        36        32        26        34        36        36
One worker                                     42        42        40        39        37        33        38        63        44
Two workers or more                             3         3         3         3         3         3         3         3         3

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                              67        67        41        37        32        30        36        47        44
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI        30        30        20        17        16        16        16        25        22
    SSI                                        49        49        29        27        22        20        26        32        32
  Food stamps                                  67        67        52        46        33        34        37        66        59
  Housing assistance                           37        37        25        25        18        18        18        32        28
  Energy assistance                            14        14        13        10         5         7         7        14        13
  Free or reduced-price school lunches         77        77        68        68        57        54        57        88        71
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                              42        42        28        24        18        20        22        33        30

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                       37        37        35        35        34        27        34        57        42
  Medicare                                     50        50        37        37        37        25        37        38        38
  Medicaid                                    124       124        99        92        81        76        83       118       102
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
 (Asian 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                        32        32        19        19        19        15        19        20        20
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_007.htm