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, not Hispanic)

                                                                         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, not Hispanic

    All families                            54657         6.2            14.8           14.6            14.1

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                               1882        24.9            27.2           27.2            25.8
25 to 44 years                              19797         7.9             9.7            9.6             9.0
45 to 54 years                              12851         3.8             6.3            6.3             6.0
55 to 64 years                              10064         4.5            10.5           10.4            10.0
65 years and over                           10063         3.9            37.6           36.8            36.5

Type of Family

Married-couple families                     44343         3.2            11.7           11.5            11.2
  With related children under 18            18494         3.7             4.9            4.9             4.4
    With related children under 6            8380         4.6             5.5            5.4             4.8
Male householder, no wife present            2924        10.6            17.6           17.5            16.7
Female householder, no husband present       7390        22.0            32.1           32.0            30.9
  With related children under 18             4650        30.2            36.4           36.5            34.8
    With related children under 6            1697        45.5            50.3           50.4            48.7

Region

Northeast                                   10417         5.4            13.7           13.7            13.1
Midwest                                     14552         6.1            14.4           14.1            13.6
South                                       19229         7.3            16.9           16.6            16.2
West                                        10459         5.0            12.7           12.5            12.1

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                                                         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             4761        16.0            39.3           38.9            38.0
High school graduate, no college            16571         8.0            20.0           19.7            19.1
College: Less than bachelor's degree        15307         5.9            12.8           12.6            12.0
         Bachelor's degree or more          18019         2.1             5.2            5.2             5.0

Work Experience in 2006

     Total, 15 to 64 years                  44594         6.7             9.7            9.6             9.1
Worked at full-time jobs                    32061         2.7             3.3            3.3             2.9
  50 to 52 weeks                            28091         1.6             1.9            1.9             1.6
Worked at part-time jobs                     5053        11.4            14.6           14.6            13.8
Did not work                                 7480        20.6            33.4           33.0            32.1

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                  15222        17.8            47.1           46.3            45.5
  Householder 15 to 64 years                 7724        30.2            45.1           44.7            43.3
  Householder 65 years and over              7498         5.1            49.2           48.1            47.8
One worker                                  23420         2.6             3.7            3.7             3.2
Two workers or more                         16015         0.3             0.3            0.3             0.2

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                            1838        31.8            56.4           56.3            55.7
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI       515        59.5            73.8           74.1            73.0
    SSI                                      1416        24.1            52.5           52.3            51.9
  Food stamps                                2180        57.0            72.2           72.0            70.1

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                                                         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                          766        53.0            71.8           71.8            70.1
  Energy assistance                           936        47.8            70.4           70.0            68.0
  Free or reduced-price school lunches       2939        35.6            45.8           45.8            43.5
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                             657        63.2            85.6           85.6            84.0

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                    41002         2.2             5.8            5.7             5.1
  Medicare                                   8761         3.9            40.7           39.9            39.6
  Medicaid                                   6508        27.2            41.0           40.7            39.8
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                    0          .               .              .               .
  Health insurance                              0          .               .              .               .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                       759        12.1            49.9           48.9            48.6

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                                                       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, not Hispanic

    All families                                  14.7           14.5           13.7           13.8            5.8

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                    27.2           26.5           23.4           23.5           21.6
25 to 44 years                                     9.9            9.4            7.9            7.9            6.6
45 to 54 years                                     6.3            6.2            5.8            5.8            4.1
55 to 64 years                                    10.4           10.5           10.3           10.3            5.1
65 years and over                                 36.9           37.0           36.9           37.0            4.4

Type of Family

Married-couple families                           11.5           11.4           11.0           11.0            3.0
  With related children under 18                   4.9            4.5            3.6            3.6            2.7
    With related children under 6                  5.3            4.9            3.9            3.9            3.4
Male householder, no wife present                 17.8           18.2           16.6           17.0           10.5
Female householder, no husband present            32.5           32.0           29.1           29.2           21.0
  With related children under 18                  36.9           35.9           31.4           31.4           27.2
    With related children under 6                 51.2           49.9           43.9           44.0           40.1

Region

Northeast                                         13.6           13.4           12.8           12.8            4.9
Midwest                                           14.1           13.9           13.0           13.2            5.5
South                                             16.8           16.7           15.7           15.7            6.8
West                                              12.7           12.6           11.9           11.9            5.5

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                                                       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                  39.1           38.8           37.2           37.5           16.7
High school graduate, no college                  19.9           19.6           18.3           18.4            7.4
College: Less than bachelor's degree              12.7           12.4           11.7           11.7            5.3
         Bachelor's degree or more                 5.2            5.2            5.0            5.0            2.0

Work Experience in 2006

     Total, 15 to 64 years                         9.7            9.5            8.5            8.5            6.2
Worked at full-time jobs                           3.4            3.2            2.4            2.4            1.9
  50 to 52 weeks                                   2.0            1.8            1.2            1.1            1.0
Worked at part-time jobs                          14.9           14.5           12.6           12.6           10.3
Did not work                                      33.1           32.8           31.9           32.0           21.5

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                        46.4           46.3           45.0           45.1           18.0
  Householder 15 to 64 years                      44.8           44.5           42.0           42.1           30.0
  Householder 65 years and over                   48.1           48.2           48.1           48.3            5.7
One worker                                         4.0            3.6            2.6            2.6            1.8
Two workers or more                                0.3            0.2            0.2            0.2            0.2

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                 56.7           56.4           54.6           54.5           43.7
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI           74.1           73.3           70.9           70.7           63.7
    SSI                                           52.8           52.7           51.3           51.1           39.0
  Food stamps                                     73.8           71.9           63.8           64.2           53.5

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                                                       After taxes
                                                                                                      Definition 8
                                          Definition 4                  Definition 6                          plus
                                                  less   Definition 5           plus   Definition 7      nonmeans-
                                                Social           less         Earned           less         tested
                                              Security        Federal         Income          state     government
                                               payroll         income            Tax         income           cash
                                                 taxes          taxes         Credit          taxes      transfers
                                                Def 5          Def 6          Def 7          Def 8          Def 9
  Housing assistance                              72.4           71.8           68.3           68.3           56.8
  Energy assistance                               70.8           69.5           64.2           63.9           45.9
  Free or reduced-price school lunches            47.4           44.8           38.0           37.8           31.1
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                 85.4           84.3           81.2           80.8           73.5

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                           5.4            5.3            4.9            4.9            1.6
  Medicare                                        40.0           40.1           39.9           40.1            4.6
  Medicaid                                        41.9           40.8           36.7           36.7           26.8
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                        .              .              .              .              .
  Health insurance                                  .              .              .              .              .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                           49.8           49.7           48.4           48.3           19.6

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                                                        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, not Hispanic

    All families                                   5.6             5.6            5.3            5.0             4.6

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                    21.4            21.4           21.2           20.0            18.6
25 to 44 years                                     6.5             6.5            6.2            5.9             5.2
45 to 54 years                                     3.9             3.9            3.5            3.3             3.1
55 to 64 years                                     4.8             4.8            4.3            4.1             4.0
65 years and over                                  4.0             4.0            3.6            3.6             3.4

Type of Family

Married-couple families                            2.9             2.9            2.7            2.6             2.4
  With related children under 18                   2.7             2.6            2.5            2.3             2.1
    With related children under 6                  3.3             3.3            3.3            3.1             2.7
Male householder, no wife present                 10.0             9.9            9.2            8.9             8.2
Female householder, no husband present            20.6            20.6           19.3           18.4            16.5
  With related children under 18                  26.9            26.9           25.7           24.4            21.6
    With related children under 6                 39.9            39.9           39.0           36.8            33.1

Region

Northeast                                          4.8             4.8            4.4            4.2             3.7
Midwest                                            5.4             5.4            5.2            5.0             4.5
South                                              6.6             6.5            6.3            6.1             5.7
West                                               5.2             5.2            4.3            4.1             3.7

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                                                        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                  16.0            15.9           14.1           13.1            11.9
High school graduate, no college                   7.1             7.1            6.6            6.4             5.9
College: Less than bachelor's degree               5.2             5.2            5.0            4.8             4.3
         Bachelor's degree or more                 2.0             2.0            1.9            1.9             1.8

Work Experience in 2006

     Total, 15 to 64 years                         6.0             6.0            5.6            5.4             4.9
Worked at full-time jobs                           1.9             1.9            1.8            1.7             1.4
  50 to 52 weeks                                   1.0             1.0            0.9            0.8             0.7
Worked at part-time jobs                          10.0            10.0            9.5            8.9             7.9
Did not work                                      20.9            20.9           19.5           18.7            17.8

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                        17.4            17.4           16.1           15.6            14.5
  Householder 15 to 64 years                      29.2            29.2           27.2           26.2            24.2
  Householder 65 years and over                    5.2             5.2            4.7            4.6             4.5
One worker                                         1.7             1.7            1.7            1.5             1.3
Two workers or more                                0.2             0.2            0.2            0.2             0.2

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                 41.2            41.2           30.0           27.2            23.1
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI           62.9            62.9           55.9           50.9            40.2
    SSI                                           35.8            35.8           22.9           20.1            18.2
  Food stamps                                     52.3            52.3           48.8           43.8            35.3

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                                                        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                              55.3            55.3           49.2           44.2            30.6
  Energy assistance                               44.8            44.8           41.0           36.6            30.4
  Free or reduced-price school lunches            30.5            30.5           28.9           26.9            22.0
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                 71.6            71.6           59.8           52.6            41.5

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                           1.5             1.5            1.5            1.5             1.4
  Medicare                                         4.0             4.0            3.5            3.5             3.4
  Medicaid                                        26.0            26.0           23.1           21.2            18.4
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                        .               .              .              .               .
  Health insurance                                  .               .              .              .               .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                           16.0            16.0           10.8           10.4            10.2

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                                                   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, not Hispanic

    All families                                      4.2               4.8            6.4            5.6

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                       18.2              18.8           25.5           21.8
25 to 44 years                                        5.1               5.3            8.1            6.7
45 to 54 years                                        2.9               3.2            4.2            3.8
55 to 64 years                                        3.4               4.2            4.7            4.6
65 years and over                                     2.5               3.7            3.8            3.8

Type of Family

Married-couple families                               2.2               2.5            3.3            3.0
  With related children under 18                      2.0               2.2            3.8            2.9
    With related children under 6                     2.5               2.8            4.7            3.7
Male householder, no wife present                     7.4               8.4           11.0            9.6
Female householder, no husband present               15.4              16.8           22.9           19.9
  With related children under 18                     20.8              22.1           31.2           26.5
    With related children under 6                    32.4              33.9           46.9           40.0

Region

Northeast                                             3.3               3.9            5.6            4.9
Midwest                                               4.3               4.6            6.2            5.5
South                                                 5.3               5.9            7.5            6.7
West                                                  3.2               3.9            5.4            4.7

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                                                   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                     11.3              12.4           16.5           15.0
High school graduate, no college                      5.4               6.1            8.3            7.1
College: Less than bachelor's degree                  3.9               4.5            6.1            5.4
         Bachelor's degree or more                    1.6               1.8            2.2            2.0

Work Experience in 2006

     Total, 15 to 64 years                            4.6               5.0            7.0            6.0
Worked at full-time jobs                              1.4               1.4            2.8            2.1
  50 to 52 weeks                                      0.7               0.7            1.7            1.1
Worked at part-time jobs                              7.8               8.1           12.1           10.0
Did not work                                         16.2              18.3           21.2           20.4

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                           13.0              14.9           18.2           16.9
  Householder 15 to 64 years                         22.5              24.8           31.0           28.5
  Householder 65 years and over                       3.3               4.8            5.0            5.0
One worker                                            1.3               1.3            2.9            2.0
Two workers or more                                   0.2               0.2            0.3            0.2

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                    21.6              24.3           32.4           31.0
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI              38.7              41.9           60.1           56.9
    SSI                                              16.7              19.3           24.7           23.9
  Food stamps                                        33.1              36.8           58.6           50.9

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                                                   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                                 30.6              32.7           54.8           49.9
  Energy assistance                                  27.2              31.8           48.3           42.8
  Free or reduced-price school lunches               20.8              22.9           36.6           30.7
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                    39.7              43.8           64.3           60.8

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                              1.3               1.4            2.3            1.9
  Medicare                                            3.0               3.6            3.9            3.8
  Medicaid                                           17.2              19.1           28.0           24.2
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                           .                 .              .              .
  Health insurance                                     .                 .              .              .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                               7.8              10.6           13.0           12.0

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

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

White alone, not Hispanic

    All families                             3372      8088      7974      7719      8035      7938      7491      7518      3189

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                468       512       512       486       512       500       441       443       406
25 to 44 years                               1564      1918      1906      1785      1951      1860      1564      1567      1307
45 to 54 years                                493       815       808       766       814       802       745       746       523
55 to 64 years                                452      1059      1046      1010      1048      1053      1034      1037       513
65 years and over                             394      3784      3702      3672      3710      3724      3708      3725       440

Type of Family

Married-couple families                      1436      5201      5097      4950      5114      5039      4857      4867      1331
  With related children under 18              683       910       904       816       914       836       669       666       505
    With related children under 6             388       461       455       405       445       410       331       328       283
Male householder, no wife present             309       514       512       489       521       531       485       496       307
Female householder, no husband present       1628      2373      2365      2280      2401      2368      2149      2155      1551
  With related children under 18             1405      1694      1696      1618      1717      1672      1460      1459      1264
    With related children under 6             772       853       855       825       869       847       746       747       680

Region

Northeast                                     566      1423      1423      1365      1415      1399      1330      1330       514
Midwest                                       887      2090      2045      1973      2056      2019      1895      1916       795
South                                        1398      3247      3198      3113      3231      3206      3022      3022      1307
West                                          520      1328      1308      1267      1333      1314      1245      1249       573

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma              763      1873      1852      1807      1861      1849      1771      1785       796
High school graduate, no college             1319      3318      3268      3173      3299      3256      3032      3049      1224
College: Less than bachelor's degree          905      1954      1922      1838      1941      1905      1793      1791       816
         Bachelor's degree or more            385       943       933       900       935       929       895       892       353

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                          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                   2977      4304      4272      4047      4325      4214      3783      3793      2749
Worked at full-time jobs                      859      1065      1061       945      1097      1025       759       759       619
  50 to 52 weeks                              441       528       526       448       557       493       324       322       272
Worked at part-time jobs                      574       739       739       698       753       735       635       638       520
Did not work                                 1545      2500      2471      2404      2476      2454      2389      2396      1610

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                   2710      7166      7053      6929      7065      7054      6848      6873      2740
  Householder 15 to 64 years                 2329      3480      3449      3347      3461      3440      3242      3248      2314
  Householder 65 years and over               381      3686      3603      3581      3604      3614      3606      3624       426
One worker                                    617       877       874       751       929       846       613       615       420
Two workers or more                            45        45        47        39        41        38        30        30        30

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                             585      1036      1034      1023      1042      1036      1003      1001       803
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI       307       381       382       376       382       378       365       364       328
    SSI                                       342       743       741       734       748       747       726       724       552
  Food stamps                                1243      1573      1570      1527      1609      1568      1391      1400      1167
  Housing assistance                          406       550       550       537       555       550       523       523       435
  Energy assistance                           447       659       655       636       663       650       600       598       429
  Free or reduced-price school lunches       1047      1347      1345      1279      1394      1317      1117      1111       913
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                             415       562       563       553       562       554       534       531       483

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                      892      2395      2347      2092      2201      2176      2012      2021       649
  Medicare                                    338      3570      3494      3472      3507      3514      3499      3509       403
  Medicaid                                   1768      2669      2651      2587      2728      2657      2386      2390      1747
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, not Hispanic)

                                          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                        92       379       372       369       378       377       367       367       149

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

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

White alone, not Hispanic

    All families                             3088      3082      2874      2751      2530      2320      2611      3493      3077

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                403       403       398       377       350       343       355       481       411
25 to 44 years                               1291      1288      1232      1174      1031      1006      1057      1610      1328
45 to 54 years                                507       506       452       427       400       375       409       539       485
55 to 64 years                                484       482       429       416       404       340       420       477       466
65 years and over                             403       403       363       357       344       257       370       387       386

Type of Family

Married-couple families                      1272      1269      1181      1132      1072       964      1124      1483      1322
  With related children under 18              491       487       463       434       387       368       406       702       543
    With related children under 6             278       278       274       257       225       212       234       391       311
Male householder, no wife present             292       290       270       262       241       215       247       321       282
Female householder, no husband present       1524      1524      1423      1357      1216      1141      1240      1689      1472
  With related children under 18             1250      1250      1194      1136      1004       967      1027      1451      1234
    With related children under 6             677       677       662       625       562       549       576       796       678

Region

Northeast                                     500       500       459       433       382       348       401       583       507
Midwest                                       782       782       757       725       652       623       665       903       794
South                                        1264      1259      1204      1166      1104      1018      1139      1443      1283
West                                          541       541       454       427       392       330       406       564       493

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma              760       758       672       624       567       537       590       786       712
High school graduate, no college             1175      1171      1099      1060       976       896      1012      1372      1180
College: Less than bachelor's degree          800       800       762       732       664       599       683       939       825
         Bachelor's degree or more            352       352       341       334       322       288       326       396       359

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (White alone, not Hispanic)

                                         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                   2685      2679      2511      2393      2186      2064      2241      3106      2691
Worked at full-time jobs                      611       609       576       541       453       455       460       911       661
  50 to 52 weeks                              268       268       255       236       196       208       199       475       307
Worked at part-time jobs                      508       507       479       451       401       394       409       612       505
Did not work                                 1566      1563      1456      1401      1332      1215      1371      1583      1524

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                   2649      2644      2456      2370      2201      1986      2269      2769      2576
  Householder 15 to 64 years                 2257      2253      2104      2024      1867      1736      1912      2396      2204
  Householder 65 years and over               392       392       352       346       334       251       356       373       372
One worker                                    410       408       389       351       300       295       313       680       465
Two workers or more                            30        30        30        30        28        39        29        45        37

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                             758       758       551       499       424       398       446       596       570
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI       324       324       288       262       207       199       216       310       294
    SSI                                       508       508       324       285       258       237       273       350       339
  Food stamps                                1141      1141      1063       955       769       722       803      1277      1110
  Housing assistance                          423       423       377       339       235       235       250       420       382
  Energy assistance                           419       419       384       343       285       254       297       452       401
  Free or reduced-price school lunches        897       897       849       792       646       611       673      1075       903
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                             471       471       393       346       273       261       288       423       400

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                      634       631       613       601       560       519       574       927       764
  Medicare                                    353       353       307       303       298       262       319       343       334
  Medicaid                                   1693      1691      1500      1377      1197      1117      1245      1819      1576
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, not Hispanic)

                                         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                       122       122        82        79        78        59        81        99        91
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_004.htm