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)

                                                                         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

    All families                             3346         6.8            10.4           10.4             9.8

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                123        12.6            14.7           14.7            13.3
25 to 44 years                               1586         6.3             7.0            7.0             6.4
45 to 54 years                                740         6.4             7.1            6.9             6.4
55 to 64 years                                530         5.0             8.5            8.5             8.1
65 years and over                             366        10.0            33.1           33.1            33.1

Type of Family

Married-couple families                      2754         5.6             9.3            9.3             8.9
  With related children under 18             1532         6.1             6.9            6.8             6.3
    With related children under 6             752         5.1             5.7            5.5             5.3
Male householder, no wife present             223        10.8            13.5           13.5            12.3
Female householder, no husband present        369        13.2            16.7           16.8            15.5
  With related children under 18              174        19.4            21.9           22.1            19.3
    With related children under 6              58        23.1            26.6           26.6            25.3

Region

Northeast                                     793         8.6            12.7           12.7            12.0
Midwest                                       401         7.5             9.8            9.5             9.1
South                                         648         5.2             7.3            7.3             6.6
West                                         1503         6.3            10.7           10.7            10.3

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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              353        21.4            30.4           30.0            27.1
High school graduate, no college              573        10.1            16.7           16.7            16.6
College: Less than bachelor's degree          514         6.7             9.3            9.4             8.1
         Bachelor's degree or more           1907         3.1             5.1            5.1             5.1

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                   2979         6.4             7.6            7.6             7.0
Worked at full-time jobs                     2211         2.5             2.9            2.9             2.3
  50 to 52 weeks                             2023         2.1             2.4            2.4             2.1
Worked at part-time jobs                      266         6.2             7.8            7.8             6.6
Did not work                                  503        23.6            28.5           28.2            27.5

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                    653        25.2            42.4           42.2            41.1
  Householder 15 to 64 years                  431        29.8            36.6           36.4            34.7
  Householder 65 years and over               222        16.5            53.5           53.5            53.5
One worker                                   1450         4.0             4.7            4.7             4.0
Two workers or more                          1243         0.3             0.3            0.3             0.3

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                             153        25.1            46.8           46.8            46.8
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI        29        62.5            78.5           78.5            78.5
    SSI                                       140        21.4            42.5           42.5            42.5
  Food stamps                                  97        55.7            73.0           71.7            69.1

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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                           76        39.3            64.2           62.5            60.8
  Energy assistance                            28        49.5            81.5           77.0            77.0
  Free or reduced-price school lunches        201        39.8            44.4           43.7            40.3
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                              45        54.4            81.6           81.6            81.6

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                     2443         2.1             3.2            3.2             2.5
  Medicare                                    396         8.3            29.1           29.1            28.9
  Medicaid                                    502        20.7            30.0           29.8            28.7
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                    0          .               .              .               .
  Health insurance                              0          .               .              .               .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                       114        13.3            40.3           40.3            39.6

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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

Asian alone

    All families                                  10.5           10.3            9.7            9.7            6.6

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                    14.7           14.7           14.7           14.7           13.6
25 to 44 years                                     6.8            6.7            5.7            5.7            5.2
45 to 54 years                                     7.7            7.2            6.6            6.6            5.7
55 to 64 years                                     8.5            8.5            8.4            8.4            6.1
65 years and over                                 33.5           33.5           33.5           33.5           12.7

Type of Family

Married-couple families                            9.4            9.2            8.7            8.7            5.4
  With related children under 18                   6.8            6.6            5.6            5.5            5.2
    With related children under 6                  5.3            5.3            4.5            4.4            4.2
Male householder, no wife present                 13.7           13.7           13.3           13.3           11.3
Female householder, no husband present            16.5           16.3           15.1           15.1           12.4
  With related children under 18                  21.5           21.1           18.5           18.5           16.7
    With related children under 6                 26.6           26.6           22.9           22.9           21.6

Region

Northeast                                         13.0           12.9           12.1           12.1            8.0
Midwest                                            9.1            9.1            8.4            8.4            7.1
South                                              7.3            7.0            6.9            6.7            4.7
West                                              10.8           10.7           10.1           10.1            6.5

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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                  28.4           28.4           25.6           25.6           19.2
High school graduate, no college                  18.1           17.7           17.1           17.1           10.7
College: Less than bachelor's degree               8.4            8.4            7.3            7.3            5.7
         Bachelor's degree or more                 5.4            5.3            5.2            5.2            3.3

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                         7.6            7.5            6.8            6.8            5.8
Worked at full-time jobs                           2.9            2.9            2.2            2.1            1.8
  50 to 52 weeks                                   2.5            2.4            1.7            1.7            1.5
Worked at part-time jobs                           7.8            7.8            7.2            7.2            5.7
Did not work                                      28.3           27.5           26.8           26.8           23.8

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                        42.1           42.4           41.7           41.6           27.0
  Householder 15 to 64 years                      36.2           36.6           35.6           35.4           30.1
  Householder 65 years and over                   53.5           53.5           53.5           53.5           21.0
One worker                                         4.9            4.5            3.4            3.4            2.8
Two workers or more                                0.3            0.3            0.3            0.3            0.3

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                 46.8           46.8           45.2           45.2           39.1
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI           78.5           78.5           78.5           78.5           78.5
    SSI                                           42.5           42.5           40.8           40.8           34.1
  Food stamps                                     72.6           72.6           66.1           66.1           61.6

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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                              63.3           63.3           60.6           60.6           45.5
  Energy assistance                               79.8           79.8           65.9           65.9           40.9
  Free or reduced-price school lunches            42.0           42.0           36.7           36.7           35.5
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                 81.6           81.6           80.8           80.8           80.8

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                           2.6            2.7            2.4            2.4            1.4
  Medicare                                        30.2           30.2           30.2           30.2           11.8
  Medicaid                                        30.2           29.4           27.4           27.4           22.9
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                        .              .              .              .              .
  Health insurance                                  .              .              .              .              .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                           40.3           40.3           40.3           40.3           25.3

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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

Asian alone

    All families                                   6.6             6.6            5.9            5.7             5.2

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                    12.6            12.6           12.6           12.6            12.6
25 to 44 years                                     5.2             5.2            4.9            4.7             4.2
45 to 54 years                                     5.7             5.7            5.1            5.1             4.6
55 to 64 years                                     6.1             6.1            5.7            5.0             5.0
65 years and over                                 12.7            12.7            9.7            9.7             8.8

Type of Family

Married-couple families                            5.4             5.4            4.8            4.7             4.4
  With related children under 18                   5.2             5.2            4.7            4.6             4.3
    With related children under 6                  4.2             4.2            3.9            3.9             3.9
Male householder, no wife present                 11.3            11.3           10.4           10.4             9.4
Female householder, no husband present            12.1            12.1           10.9           10.3             8.9
  With related children under 18                  16.0            16.0           14.8           13.4            11.4
    With related children under 6                 19.4            19.4           19.4           15.1            12.8

Region

Northeast                                          8.0             8.0            7.4            7.0             6.6
Midwest                                            6.8             6.8            6.6            6.6             5.4
South                                              4.7             4.7            4.7            4.7             4.7
West                                               6.5             6.5            5.4            5.1             4.8

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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                  19.2            19.2           16.4           15.4            13.8
High school graduate, no college                  10.5            10.5            9.4            8.9             7.7
College: Less than bachelor's degree               5.7             5.7            5.4            5.4             5.1
         Bachelor's degree or more                 3.3             3.3            3.0            3.0             3.0

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                         5.8             5.8            5.4            5.2             4.8
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                           5.7             5.7            5.7            5.7             5.7
Did not work                                      23.8            23.8           21.7           21.0            19.3

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                        27.0            27.0           23.7           22.8            20.9
  Householder 15 to 64 years                      30.1            30.1           27.7           26.3            24.2
  Householder 65 years and over                   21.0            21.0           16.1           16.1            14.4
One worker                                         2.8             2.8            2.6            2.6             2.5
Two workers or more                                0.3             0.3            0.3            0.3             0.3

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                 38.3            38.3           22.9           20.2            16.8
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI           78.5            78.5           47.0           38.4            32.6
    SSI                                           33.3            33.3           20.6           19.5            15.7
  Food stamps                                     60.4            60.4           46.0           39.8            26.6

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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                              45.5            45.5           30.2           30.2            21.2
  Energy assistance                               40.9            40.9           40.9           32.0            14.4
  Free or reduced-price school lunches            35.5            35.5           31.0           31.0            25.7
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                 78.1            78.1           47.0           37.9            26.3

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                           1.4             1.4            1.4            1.4             1.3
  Medicare                                        11.5            11.5            8.2            8.2             8.2
  Medicaid                                        22.7            22.7           18.0           16.8            14.6
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                        .               .              .              .               .
  Health insurance                                  .               .              .              .               .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                           24.2            24.2           12.9           12.9            12.9

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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

Asian alone

    All families                                      4.7               5.4            7.0            6.1

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                       11.2              12.6           14.4           12.6
25 to 44 years                                        3.8               4.2            6.5            5.2
45 to 54 years                                        4.4               4.6            6.2            5.5
55 to 64 years                                        4.6               5.3            5.7            5.7
65 years and over                                     7.0               9.3            9.9            9.9

Type of Family

Married-couple families                               4.0               4.6            5.7            5.1
  With related children under 18                      3.9               4.4            6.2            5.2
    With related children under 6                     3.3               3.9            4.9            4.3
Male householder, no wife present                     7.7               9.4           11.6           10.4
Female householder, no husband present                8.4               8.9           13.5           11.1
  With related children under 18                     11.4              11.4           19.9           14.8
    With related children under 6                    12.8              12.8           23.1           19.4

Region

Northeast                                             6.6               6.6            8.7            7.6
Midwest                                               4.7               5.9            7.2            6.6
South                                                 3.9               4.7            5.2            5.1
West                                                  4.0               4.9            6.7            5.7

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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                     13.3              14.2           22.6           18.4
High school graduate, no college                      7.3               8.0           10.0            9.4
College: Less than bachelor's degree                  4.2               5.1            6.9            5.4
         Bachelor's degree or more                    2.4               3.0            3.2            3.1

Work Experience in 2006-RS

     Total, 15 to 64 years                            4.4               4.9            6.6            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                              3.4               5.7            6.8            6.2
Did not work                                         18.8              19.6           24.1           22.7

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                           18.6              21.4           26.0           24.5
  Householder 15 to 64 years                         22.3              24.6           31.0           28.7
  Householder 65 years and over                      11.6              15.3           16.3           16.3
One worker                                            2.2               2.5            4.1            2.9
Two workers or more                                   0.3               0.3            0.3            0.3

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                    15.1              19.1           26.1           24.7
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI              32.6              32.6           62.5           54.7
    SSI                                              13.8              18.2           22.6           22.6
  Food stamps                                        27.3              30.2           58.8           52.7

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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                                 21.2              21.2           37.6           33.8
  Energy assistance                                  21.0              21.0           47.7           40.9
  Free or reduced-price school lunches               24.2              25.7           40.2           32.3
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                    30.3              34.0           58.0           53.0

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                              1.0               1.3            2.2            1.7
  Medicare                                            5.1               8.2            8.3            8.3
  Medicaid                                           13.6              15.0           21.3           18.7
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                           .                 .              .              .
  Health insurance                                     .                 .              .              .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                               9.4              12.9           13.3           13.3

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian alone)

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

Asian alone

    All families                              227       349       348       329       350       345       325       324       221

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                 16        18        18        16        18        18        18        18        17
25 to 44 years                                101       111       112       101       107       106        91        90        83
45 to 54 years                                 47        53        51        47        57        53        49        49        42
55 to 64 years                                 27        45        45        43        45        45        45        45        32
65 years and over                              37       121       121       121       123       123       123       123        47

Type of Family

Married-couple families                       154       257       256       245       259       254       240       239       150
  With related children under 18               94       106       105        97       104       100        86        85        79
    With related children under 6              39        43        41        40        40        40        34        33        31
Male householder, no wife present              24        30        30        27        31        31        30        30        25
Female householder, no husband present         49        62        62        57        61        60        56        56        46
  With related children under 18               34        38        38        34        37        37        32        32        29
    With related children under 6              13        15        15        15        15        15        13        13        12

Region

Northeast                                      69       101       101        95       103       102        96        96        64
Midwest                                        30        39        38        37        37        37        34        34        29
South                                          34        47        47        43        47        46        45        44        31
West                                           94       161       161       154       163       161       151       151        98

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma               75       107       106        96       100       100        90        90        68
High school graduate, no college               58        96        96        95       104       101        98        98        61
College: Less than bachelor's degree           34        48        48        42        43        43        37        37        29
         Bachelor's degree or more             59        98        98        97       103       101        99        99        63

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian 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                    190       227       226       208       227       223       202       202       174
Worked at full-time jobs                       55        63        63        52        64        63        48        48        39
  50 to 52 weeks                               43        49        49        42        51        48        35        35        31
Worked at part-time jobs                       16        21        21        17        21        21        19        19        15
Did not work                                  119       143       142       138       142       138       135       135       120

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                    165       277       276       269       275       277       272       271       176
  Householder 15 to 64 years                  128       158       157       149       156       158       153       152       130
  Householder 65 years and over                37       119       119       119       119       119       119       119        47
One worker                                     59        69        69        57        72        66        50        50        41
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                              38        72        72        72        72        72        69        69        60
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI        18        23        23        23        23        23        23        23        23
    SSI                                        30        59        59        59        59        59        57        57        48
  Food stamps                                  54        71        70        67        71        71        64        64        60
  Housing assistance                           30        49        47        46        48        48        46        46        34
  Energy assistance                            14        23        22        22        22        22        18        18        11
  Free or reduced-price school lunches         80        89        88        81        85        85        74        74        71
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                              25        37        37        37        37        37        37        37        37

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                       52        78        79        60        64        65        60        59        35
  Medicare                                     33       115       115       114       119       119       119       119        47
  Medicaid                                    104       151       150       144       152       148       138       138       115
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)

                                          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                        15        46        46        45        46        46        46        46        29

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006-RS
 (Asian alone)

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

Asian alone

    All families                              220       220       196       190       176       157       179       233       206

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                 16        16        16        16        16        14        16        18        16
25 to 44 years                                 83        83        77        74        67        61        67       102        83
45 to 54 years                                 42        42        38        38        34        32        34        46        41
55 to 64 years                                 32        32        30        27        27        24        28        30        30
65 years and over                              47        47        36        36        32        26        34        36        36

Type of Family

Married-couple families                       150       150       133       129       122       109       125       157       142
  With related children under 18               79        79        72        71        66        59        67        95        80
    With related children under 6              31        31        29        29        29        25        29        37        32
Male householder, no wife present              25        25        23        23        21        17        21        26        23
Female householder, no husband present         45        45        40        38        33        31        33        50        41
  With related children under 18               28        28        26        23        20        20        20        35        26
    With related children under 6              11        11        11         9         7         7         7        13        11

Region

Northeast                                      64        64        58        56        52        52        52        69        61
Midwest                                        27        27        26        26        22        19        24        29        26
South                                          31        31        30        30        30        26        30        34        33
West                                           98        98        81        77        71        61        73       101        86

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma               68        68        58        54        49        47        50        80        65
High school graduate, no college               60        60        54        51        44        42        46        57        54
College: Less than bachelor's degree           29        29        28        28        26        22        26        35        28
         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)

                                         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                    173       173       160       154       143       131       145       196       169
Worked at full-time jobs                       38        38        36        33        31        28        31        57        39
  50 to 52 weeks                               30        30        28        28        28        26        28        44        30
Worked at part-time jobs                       15        15        15        15        15         9        15        18        16
Did not work                                  120       120       109       106        97        94        99       121       114

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                    176       176       155       149       137       122       140       170       160
  Householder 15 to 64 years                  130       130       119       113       104        96       106       133       124
  Householder 65 years and over                47        47        36        36        32        26        34        36        36
One worker                                     40        40        38        38        36        32        36        60        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                              59        59        35        31        26        23        29        40        38
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI        23        23        14        11         9         9         9        18        16
    SSI                                        46        46        29        27        22        19        25        32        32
  Food stamps                                  59        59        45        39        26        27        29        57        51
  Housing assistance                           34        34        23        23        16        16        16        29        26
  Energy assistance                            11        11        11         9         4         6         6        13        11
  Free or reduced-price school lunches         71        71        62        62        52        49        52        81        65
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                              35        35        21        17        12        14        15        26        24

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                       35        35        33        33        32        25        32        55        40
  Medicare                                     45        45        32        32        32        20        32        33        33
  Medicaid                                    114       114        90        84        73        68        75       107        94
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)

                                         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                        28        28        15        15        15        11        15        15        15
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_008.htm