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
 (White 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

White alone

    All families                            64120         8.0            16.1           15.9            15.4

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                               2633        25.5            27.3           27.4            25.9
25 to 44 years                              25052        10.5            12.3           12.2            11.6
45 to 54 years                              14613         4.8             7.5            7.5             7.1
55 to 64 years                              11034         5.3            11.7           11.6            11.2
65 years and over                           10788         4.8            38.5           37.7            37.3

Type of Family

Married-couple families                     50747         4.5            12.6           12.4            12.0
  With related children under 18            22839         5.9             7.2            7.2             6.6
    With related children under 6           10798         7.9             8.9            8.8             8.2
Male householder, no wife present            3809        11.5            17.9           17.9            17.1
Female householder, no husband present       9563        25.1            34.3           34.2            32.9
  With related children under 18             6344        33.4            39.3           39.2            37.5
    With related children under 6            2480        47.3            51.8           51.9            49.9

Region

Northeast                                   11634         7.1            15.2           15.2            14.6
Midwest                                     15350         6.6            14.7           14.4            13.9
South                                       22778         9.1            18.1           17.9            17.4
West                                        14358         8.3            15.3           15.1            14.5

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White 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             8377        21.4            37.8           37.6            36.4
High school graduate, no college            19294         9.2            20.2           19.9            19.4
College: Less than bachelor's degree        17304         6.4            12.9           12.7            12.2
         Bachelor's degree or more          19144         2.3             5.4            5.4             5.2

Work Experience in 2006

     Total, 15 to 64 years                  53332         8.6            11.6           11.6            11.0
Worked at full-time jobs                    38306         4.1             4.8            4.8             4.4
  50 to 52 weeks                            33396         2.8             3.2            3.2             2.8
Worked at part-time jobs                     5829        13.7            17.2           17.1            16.3
Did not work                                 9196        24.3            36.3           36.0            35.0

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                  17362        21.4            49.4           48.8            47.9
  Householder 15 to 64 years                 9417        34.3            48.4           48.0            46.8
  Householder 65 years and over              7945         6.3            50.7           49.6            49.3
One worker                                  27863         4.7             5.9            5.9             5.3
Two workers or more                         18895         0.5             0.5            0.6             0.5

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                            2441        35.4            59.4           59.2            58.3
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI       743        62.2            75.4           75.7            74.3
    SSI                                      1827        26.9            55.2           54.9            54.2
  Food stamps                                3088        59.1            72.8           72.6            70.4

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White 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                         1168        51.8            69.0           69.0            67.4
  Energy assistance                          1126        48.7            70.5           70.2            68.3
  Free or reduced-price school lunches       5285        37.5            45.3           45.3            43.1
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                             946        64.7            86.1           86.0            84.2

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                    46020         2.5             6.0            5.9             5.2
  Medicare                                   9460         4.5            41.3           40.5            40.2
  Medicaid                                   9472        29.6            41.6           41.3            40.3
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                    0          .               .              .               .
  Health insurance                              0          .               .              .               .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                       969        13.7            52.2           51.3            50.7

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White 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

White alone

    All families                                  16.2           15.9           14.7           14.7            7.4

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                    27.8           26.7           23.3           23.2           21.7
25 to 44 years                                    12.7           12.1            9.9            9.9            8.7
45 to 54 years                                     7.6            7.5            6.8            6.8            5.0
55 to 64 years                                    11.7           11.7           11.4           11.4            6.0
65 years and over                                 37.8           37.9           37.7           37.9            5.4

Type of Family

Married-couple families                           12.5           12.3           11.5           11.5            4.0
  With related children under 18                   7.5            6.9            5.3            5.3            4.3
    With related children under 6                  9.1            8.4            6.5            6.4            5.8
Male householder, no wife present                 18.3           18.5           16.9           17.2           11.4
Female householder, no husband present            34.7           34.2           30.7           30.8           23.6
  With related children under 18                  39.8           38.9           33.7           33.7           29.9
    With related children under 6                 52.7           51.4           45.3           45.3           42.0

Region

Northeast                                         15.3           15.0           14.2           14.1            6.6
Midwest                                           14.5           14.2           13.3           13.4            6.0
South                                             18.2           18.0           16.7           16.7            8.4
West                                              15.5           15.1           13.5           13.5            7.9

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White 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                  38.3           37.7           34.6           34.8           20.5
High school graduate, no college                  20.3           19.9           18.2           18.3            8.3
College: Less than bachelor's degree              12.8           12.6           11.7           11.7            5.7
         Bachelor's degree or more                 5.4            5.3            5.1            5.1            2.1

Work Experience in 2006

     Total, 15 to 64 years                        11.8           11.5           10.0           10.0            7.8
Worked at full-time jobs                           5.1            4.7            3.5            3.5            3.0
  50 to 52 weeks                                   3.4            3.1            2.1            2.0            1.8
Worked at part-time jobs                          17.6           17.2           14.8           14.8           12.3
Did not work                                      36.2           35.8           34.4           34.4           24.8

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                        48.9           48.8           47.1           47.3           21.5
  Householder 15 to 64 years                      48.4           48.0           45.0           45.1           33.7
  Householder 65 years and over                   49.6           49.7           49.6           49.9            7.0
One worker                                         6.4            5.8            4.2            4.2            3.3
Two workers or more                                0.6            0.6            0.4            0.4            0.4

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                 59.4           59.1           57.1           57.0           47.3
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI           75.6           74.9           71.8           71.9           65.9
    SSI                                           55.1           55.1           53.6           53.5           42.4
  Food stamps                                     74.0           72.4           64.5           64.9           55.7

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White 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                              69.2           68.7           64.6           64.7           54.1
  Energy assistance                               71.1           69.8           64.3           64.3           47.1
  Free or reduced-price school lunches            47.1           44.6           37.1           37.0           32.0
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                 85.9           85.0           82.1           82.0           75.5

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                           5.5            5.4            4.9            4.9            1.8
  Medicare                                        40.6           40.7           40.5           40.6            5.4
  Medicaid                                        42.8           41.5           36.6           36.6           28.2
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                        .              .              .              .              .
  Health insurance                                  .              .              .              .              .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                           51.6           51.5           50.3           50.3           21.2

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White 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

White alone

    All families                                   7.2             7.2            6.7            6.4             5.9

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                    21.6            21.6           21.4           20.2            18.9
25 to 44 years                                     8.6             8.6            8.2            7.9             7.0
45 to 54 years                                     4.9             4.9            4.4            4.2             3.9
55 to 64 years                                     5.7             5.7            5.0            4.9             4.8
65 years and over                                  4.9             4.9            4.4            4.3             4.1

Type of Family

Married-couple families                            3.8             3.8            3.6            3.4             3.2
  With related children under 18                   4.2             4.2            4.0            3.8             3.4
    With related children under 6                  5.7             5.7            5.6            5.2             4.7
Male householder, no wife present                 11.0            10.9           10.2            9.9             9.2
Female householder, no husband present            23.2            23.2           21.7           20.8            18.6
  With related children under 18                  29.5            29.5           28.2           27.0            23.8
    With related children under 6                 41.6            41.6           40.6           38.5            35.0

Region

Northeast                                          6.4             6.4            5.9            5.5             4.8
Midwest                                            5.9             5.9            5.7            5.4             4.9
South                                              8.2             8.1            7.8            7.6             7.1
West                                               7.6             7.6            6.7            6.3             5.9

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White 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                  19.9            19.9           18.3           17.3            15.9
High school graduate, no college                   8.1             8.0            7.5            7.2             6.6
College: Less than bachelor's degree               5.6             5.6            5.3            5.1             4.7
         Bachelor's degree or more                 2.1             2.1            2.0            2.0             1.9

Work Experience in 2006

     Total, 15 to 64 years                         7.6             7.6            7.2            6.8             6.3
Worked at full-time jobs                           3.0             2.9            2.8            2.7             2.3
  50 to 52 weeks                                   1.8             1.8            1.8            1.7             1.4
Worked at part-time jobs                          12.0            12.0           11.5           10.8             9.5
Did not work                                      24.3            24.3           22.5           21.6            20.6

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                        20.8            20.8           19.4           18.7            17.4
  Householder 15 to 64 years                      33.0            33.0           30.8           29.7            27.5
  Householder 65 years and over                    6.4             6.4            5.7            5.6             5.4
One worker                                         3.2             3.2            3.1            2.8             2.5
Two workers or more                                0.4             0.4            0.4            0.4             0.3

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                 44.9            44.9           33.0           30.3            26.2
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI           65.3            65.3           58.0           53.2            43.0
    SSI                                           39.2            39.2           25.1           22.6            20.8
  Food stamps                                     54.4            54.4           50.4           45.9            37.1

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White 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                              52.5            52.5           46.6           42.5            30.1
  Energy assistance                               46.0            46.0           42.1           38.1            31.2
  Free or reduced-price school lunches            31.5            31.5           29.9           28.1            23.7
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                 73.6            73.6           60.7           54.3            44.0

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                           1.7             1.7            1.7            1.6             1.5
  Medicare                                         4.7             4.7            4.0            3.9             3.9
  Medicaid                                        27.5            27.4           24.7           22.8            20.1
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                        .               .              .              .               .
  Health insurance                                  .               .              .              .               .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                           17.5            17.5           11.5           11.0            10.5

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White 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

White alone

    All families                                      5.5               6.1            8.3            7.1

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                       18.6              19.3           26.2           22.2
25 to 44 years                                        6.8               7.2           10.9            8.8
45 to 54 years                                        3.6               4.0            5.3            4.6
55 to 64 years                                        4.1               4.9            5.7            5.4
65 years and over                                     3.1               4.4            4.8            4.7

Type of Family

Married-couple families                               2.9               3.4            4.7            3.9
  With related children under 18                      3.3               3.6            6.1            4.5
    With related children under 6                     4.5               5.0            8.0            6.1
Male householder, no wife present                     8.4               9.5           12.1           10.7
Female householder, no husband present               17.7              19.0           26.2           22.7
  With related children under 18                     23.2              24.4           34.8           29.4
    With related children under 6                    34.4              35.9           49.1           42.0

Region

Northeast                                             4.5               5.1            7.4            6.4
Midwest                                               4.6               5.0            6.8            6.0
South                                                 6.6               7.4            9.5            8.2
West                                                  5.3               6.1            8.8            7.3

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White 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                     14.9              16.6           22.5           19.3
High school graduate, no college                      6.2               6.8            9.6            8.1
College: Less than bachelor's degree                  4.3               4.8            6.7            5.8
         Bachelor's degree or more                    1.7               1.9            2.4            2.1

Work Experience in 2006

     Total, 15 to 64 years                            5.9               6.4            9.0            7.6
Worked at full-time jobs                              2.3               2.4            4.4            3.1
  50 to 52 weeks                                      1.4               1.5            3.0            2.0
Worked at part-time jobs                              9.4               9.8           14.5           12.1
Did not work                                         19.1              21.3           24.9           23.5

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                           15.9              17.9           21.9           20.3
  Householder 15 to 64 years                         25.9              28.1           35.1           32.2
  Householder 65 years and over                       4.1               5.8            6.2            6.2
One worker                                            2.4               2.6            5.1            3.5
Two workers or more                                   0.4               0.4            0.6            0.4

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                    24.9              27.6           36.1           34.4
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI              42.0              45.2           62.8           59.3
    SSI                                              19.3              22.0           27.6           26.6
  Food stamps                                        35.2              38.9           60.7           53.0

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White 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                                 30.1              32.0           53.2           48.4
  Energy assistance                                  28.5              32.6           49.1           43.8
  Free or reduced-price school lunches               22.5              24.6           38.9           31.6
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                    42.4              46.8           66.1           62.8

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                              1.4               1.6            2.7            2.1
  Medicare                                            3.4               4.1            4.6            4.4
  Medicaid                                           19.1              21.0           30.6           25.9
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                           .                 .              .              .
  Health insurance                                     .                 .              .              .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                               8.5              11.1           14.4           13.1

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White alone)

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

White alone

    All families                             5118     10342     10226      9879     10379     10199      9419      9444      4721

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                670       720       722       682       732       704       612       612       573
25 to 44 years                               2637      3084      3067      2897      3171      3020      2481      2484      2178
45 to 54 years                                706      1094      1089      1037      1112      1093       998       999       732
55 to 64 years                                587      1293      1282      1233      1290      1294      1259      1263       661
65 years and over                             518      4151      4065      4029      4074      4088      4068      4086       577

Type of Family

Married-couple families                      2278      6377      6275      6079      6359      6217      5835      5844      2026
  With related children under 18             1348      1651      1646      1517      1715      1568      1206      1201       990
    With related children under 6             849       960       954       881       987       902       698       696       623
Male householder, no wife present             440       684       682       653       698       706       644       656       435
Female householder, no husband present       2400      3282      3268      3147      3322      3275      2939      2945      2260
  With related children under 18             2118      2491      2490      2379      2527      2468      2139      2138      1894
    With related children under 6            1172      1286      1287      1238      1307      1275      1122      1122      1042

Region

Northeast                                     831      1772      1772      1703      1775      1750      1647      1643       766
Midwest                                      1017      2258      2210      2130      2229      2186      2040      2064       915
South                                        2078      4121      4072      3959      4153      4099      3794      3794      1908
West                                         1192      2191      2171      2086      2222      2164      1938      1942      1131

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma             1791      3163      3145      3052      3208      3156      2899      2911      1721
High school graduate, no college             1777      3906      3849      3736      3920      3843      3518      3534      1607
College: Less than bachelor's degree         1111      2237      2205      2103      2223      2181      2024      2024       989
         Bachelor's degree or more            439      1037      1026       988      1028      1019       977       975       404

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White alone)

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

Work Experience in 2006

     Total, 15 to 64 years                   4600      6191      6161      5850      6305      6111      5351      5358      4143
Worked at full-time jobs                     1574      1855      1854      1678      1948      1814      1330      1326      1144
  50 to 52 weeks                              927      1061      1063       933      1140      1026       690       684       616
Worked at part-time jobs                      796      1000       997       951      1027      1002       861       865       716
Did not work                                 2230      3336      3310      3221      3330      3295      3159      3168      2283

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                   3723      8583      8465      8322      8497      8469      8177      8206      3728
  Householder 15 to 64 years                 3226      4557      4525      4407      4557      4519      4235      4244      3174
  Householder 65 years and over               497      4026      3940      3915      3940      3950      3942      3962       554
One worker                                   1302      1656      1655      1464      1773      1625      1161      1158       916
Two workers or more                            94       103       106        93       109       105        81        81        77

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                             864      1449      1444      1423      1449      1442      1392      1391      1154
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI       462       561       562       553       562       557       534       534       490
    SSI                                       492      1009      1002       990      1007      1006       979       977       774
  Food stamps                                1824      2249      2242      2173      2284      2237      1992      2003      1720
  Housing assistance                          606       806       806       788       808       803       755       755       633
  Energy assistance                           548       794       790       770       801       786       724       724       530
  Free or reduced-price school lunches       1983      2396      2393      2278      2489      2357      1963      1956      1692
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                             612       815       814       796       813       804       777       775       714

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                     1168      2769      2723      2376      2520      2483      2251      2262       817
  Medicare                                    426      3909      3830      3804      3842      3848      3830      3840       508
  Medicaid                                   2800      3936      3911      3816      4053      3931      3467      3471      2675
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
 (White 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                       133       506       497       491       500       499       488       488       206

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White alone)

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

White alone

    All families                             4593      4587      4294      4111      3782      3508      3908      5337      4578

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                569       569       562       533       498       489       508       691       584
25 to 44 years                               2157      2154      2066      1967      1750      1707      1801      2731      2204
45 to 54 years                                712       711       639       608       564       525       579       772       679
55 to 64 years                                628       627       554       539       524       451       543       628       601
65 years and over                             527       527       474       464       445       336       477       515       511

Type of Family

Married-couple families                      1953      1949      1825      1741      1649      1495      1726      2366      2003
  With related children under 18              966       963       923       862       786       746       827      1393      1031
    With related children under 6             614       614       603       561       509       489       541       866       656
Male householder, no wife present             418       415       390       378       350       320       362       460       408
Female householder, no husband present       2223      2223      2079      1992      1783      1693      1820      2510      2168
  With related children under 18             1875      1875      1788      1710      1512      1469      1548      2206      1864
    With related children under 6            1032      1032      1006       955       867       854       890      1216      1041

Region

Northeast                                     748       747       683       644       559       526       590       858       744
Midwest                                       901       900       871       830       748       713       762      1041       913
South                                        1858      1853      1772      1727      1628      1512      1676      2174      1875
West                                         1086      1086       968       910       847       757       880      1265      1046

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma             1665      1663      1532      1445      1331      1250      1391      1883      1618
High school graduate, no college             1555      1551      1455      1398      1277      1192      1317      1847      1555
College: Less than bachelor's degree          973       973       921       888       811       745       834      1156       999
         Bachelor's degree or more            401       401       386       379       363       321       367       451       406

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White alone)

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

Work Experience in 2006

     Total, 15 to 64 years                   4066      4061      3820      3647      3337      3172      3431      4822      4067
Worked at full-time jobs                     1132      1130      1080      1029       888       866       905      1685      1203
  50 to 52 weeks                              608       608       585       552       472       469       485      1013       664
Worked at part-time jobs                      701       701       670       631       556       545       571       844       706
Did not work                                 2233      2230      2071      1987      1893      1760      1955      2293      2158

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                   3617      3613      3360      3248      3019      2763      3108      3797      3522
  Householder 15 to 64 years                 3108      3104      2904      2800      2588      2437      2650      3306      3033
  Householder 65 years and over               509       509       456       448       431       326       458       490       489
One worker                                    899       897       859       793       697       673       730      1435       972
Two workers or more                            77        77        75        70        66        72        70       106        85

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                            1096      1096       805       738       639       608       674       881       839
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI       486       486       431       395       320       312       336       467       441
    SSI                                       717       717       459       413       380       353       402       504       486
  Food stamps                                1680      1680      1557      1418      1146      1086      1201      1876      1637
  Housing assistance                          614       614       545       497       351       351       374       622       565
  Energy assistance                           518       518       474       430       352       321       368       553       494
  Free or reduced-price school lunches       1667      1667      1581      1488      1252      1191      1300      2054      1672
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                             696       696       574       513       416       401       442       625       594

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                      799       797       770       758       698       639       715      1226       983
  Medicare                                    444       444       378       373       365       319       388       431       417
  Medicaid                                   2602      2600      2338      2158      1901      1809      1993      2897      2457
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
 (White 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                       170       170       111       107       102        83       107       139       127
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/3_003.htm