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
 (Asian alone)

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

Asian alone

    All families                             3346         7.8            11.7           11.6            10.8

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                123        14.4            16.5           16.5            14.7
25 to 44 years                               1586         7.1             7.7            7.7             6.9
45 to 54 years                                740         7.5             9.0            8.8             7.7
55 to 64 years                                530         6.0            10.0           10.0             8.8
65 years and over                             366        11.8            35.2           35.0            35.0

Type of Family

Married-couple families                      2754         6.5            10.4           10.3             9.7
  With related children under 18             1532         7.2             7.9            7.8             6.9
    With related children under 6             752         5.6             6.1            6.0             5.5
Male householder, no wife present             223        11.6            15.7           15.7            13.7
Female householder, no husband present        369        15.4            19.0           19.0            16.8
  With related children under 18              174        24.1            25.5           25.5            22.0
    With related children under 6              58        26.2            29.7           29.7            26.6

Region

Northeast                                     793         9.9            13.9           13.9            13.0
Midwest                                       401         7.5            10.3           10.0             9.6
South                                         648         6.0             8.3            8.3             7.3
West                                         1503         7.5            12.3           12.3            11.4

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (Asian alone)

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

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma              353        25.0            32.1           31.7            28.5
High school graduate, no college              573        11.7            19.5           19.4            18.7
College: Less than bachelor's degree          514         7.4            11.2           11.2             9.6
         Bachelor's degree or more           1907         3.5             5.7            5.7             5.4

Work Experience in 2006

     Total, 15 to 64 years                   2979         7.3             8.8            8.7             7.8
Worked at full-time jobs                     2211         3.1             3.7            3.7             2.9
  50 to 52 weeks                             2023         2.7             3.1            3.1             2.5
Worked at part-time jobs                      266         7.1             9.4            9.4             8.2
Did not work                                  503        25.7            30.7           30.4            28.9

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                    653        27.8            45.1           44.8            43.4
  Householder 15 to 64 years                  431        32.1            39.2           39.0            36.9
  Householder 65 years and over               222        19.5            56.3           56.1            56.1
One worker                                   1450         5.2             6.3            6.3             5.1
Two workers or more                          1243         0.3             0.4            0.4             0.3

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                             153        30.8            49.7           49.7            46.8
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI        29        63.1            78.5           78.5            78.5
    SSI                                       140        27.6            45.7           45.7            42.5
  Food stamps                                  97        68.5            76.7           75.4            73.8

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (Asian alone)

                                                                         Before taxes
                                                                                                Definition 3
                                                                Money income--                          plus
                                                    Excluding                                         health
                                                      capital    Definition 1   Definition 2       insurance
                                                        gains            less           plus  supplements to
                                                     (current      government        capital  wage or salary
                                            Total    measure)       transfers          gains          income
                                         (thous.)      Def 1           Def 2          Def 3           Def 4
  Housing assistance                           76        46.4            66.6           64.9            63.3
  Energy assistance                            28        52.3            84.4           79.8            79.8
  Free or reduced-price school lunches        201        45.1            46.9           46.2            42.6
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                              45        69.1            81.6           81.6            81.6

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                     2443         2.6             4.1            4.0             2.9
  Medicare                                    396        10.1            32.7           32.7            31.6
  Medicaid                                    502        24.5            32.0           31.7            30.2
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                    0          .               .              .               .
  Health insurance                              0          .               .              .               .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                       114        18.1            41.9           41.9            40.3

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (Asian alone)

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

Asian alone

    All families                                  11.7           11.7           10.9           11.0            7.4

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                    17.8           17.5           16.1           16.1           14.9
25 to 44 years                                     8.4            8.0            7.0            7.0            6.5
45 to 54 years                                     8.0            8.2            6.9            6.9            6.0
55 to 64 years                                     8.8            9.3            9.2            9.2            6.1
65 years and over                                 36.0           36.3           36.3           36.9           13.3

Type of Family

Married-couple families                           10.2           10.1            9.5            9.6            5.9
  With related children under 18                   7.5            7.1            6.1            6.1            5.6
    With related children under 6                  5.6            5.5            4.8            4.8            4.3
Male householder, no wife present                 18.0           18.9           17.7           17.9           15.6
Female householder, no husband present            19.4           19.5           17.0           17.0           13.5
  With related children under 18                  25.5           24.1           19.7           19.7           18.0
    With related children under 6                 33.5           26.6           26.6           26.6           25.3

Region

Northeast                                         14.0           13.7           12.5           12.5            8.7
Midwest                                           10.2            9.6            9.4            9.9            7.2
South                                              9.0            9.0            8.2            8.2            6.6
West                                              12.2           12.3           11.6           11.6            7.1

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (Asian alone)

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

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma                  30.7           29.7           27.5           27.6           21.6
High school graduate, no college                  19.5           19.9           18.5           18.5           11.4
College: Less than bachelor's degree              11.5           11.4           10.7           10.7            7.4
         Bachelor's degree or more                 5.9            6.0            5.6            5.7            3.5

Work Experience in 2006

     Total, 15 to 64 years                         8.7            8.7            7.8            7.8            6.7
Worked at full-time jobs                           3.7            3.5            2.8            2.8            2.2
  50 to 52 weeks                                   3.2            2.8            2.3            2.3            1.9
Worked at part-time jobs                          11.5           12.0           10.5           10.5            9.2
Did not work                                      29.7           29.7           28.3           28.3           25.0

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                        45.1           46.1           44.8           45.2           29.2
  Householder 15 to 64 years                      39.1           40.2           38.4           38.4           32.9
  Householder 65 years and over                   56.7           57.3           57.3           58.3           22.0
One worker                                         6.5            5.9            4.5            4.5            3.7
Two workers or more                                0.3            0.4            0.4            0.4            0.3

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                 48.5           49.5           49.3           49.3           41.8
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI           81.4           78.5           78.5           78.5           78.5
    SSI                                           43.8           45.6           45.3           45.3           37.1
  Food stamps                                     79.0           73.8           66.4           66.4           62.4

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (Asian alone)

                                                                       After taxes
                                                                                                      Definition 8
                                          Definition 4                  Definition 6                          plus
                                                  less   Definition 5           plus   Definition 7      nonmeans-
                                                Social           less         Earned           less         tested
                                              Security        Federal         Income          state     government
                                               payroll         income            Tax         income           cash
                                                 taxes          taxes         Credit          taxes      transfers
                                                Def 5          Def 6          Def 7          Def 8          Def 9
  Housing assistance                              64.9           63.3           62.8           62.8           48.3
  Energy assistance                               79.8           79.8           73.9           73.9           41.9
  Free or reduced-price school lunches            47.3           42.8           39.2           39.2           37.1
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                 83.5           81.6           80.8           80.8           80.8

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                           3.4            3.6            3.1            3.1            1.8
  Medicare                                        32.3           33.1           33.1           33.6           13.8
  Medicaid                                        33.2           31.6           28.9           28.9           24.6
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                        .              .              .              .              .
  Health insurance                                  .              .              .              .              .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                           42.6           41.9           41.9           41.9           29.4

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (Asian alone)

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

Asian alone

    All families                                   7.2             7.2            6.6            6.4             6.0

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                    12.6            12.6           12.6           12.6            12.6
25 to 44 years                                     6.4             6.4            6.1            6.1             5.5
45 to 54 years                                     5.8             5.8            5.6            5.1             4.9
55 to 64 years                                     6.1             6.1            5.7            5.0             5.0
65 years and over                                 13.2            13.2           10.4           10.4             9.8

Type of Family

Married-couple families                            5.9             5.9            5.5            5.2             5.0
  With related children under 18                   5.6             5.6            5.6            5.2             4.8
    With related children under 6                  4.3             4.3            4.3            4.3             4.0
Male householder, no wife present                 13.8            13.8           12.9           12.9            12.9
Female householder, no husband present            12.6            12.6           11.6           11.6             9.4
  With related children under 18                  17.3            17.3           16.0           15.9            12.5
    With related children under 6                 23.1            23.1           23.1           22.7            16.0

Region

Northeast                                          8.7             8.7            8.3            8.3             7.0
Midwest                                            6.9             6.9            6.7            6.6             6.3
South                                              6.0             6.0            5.9            5.9             5.9
West                                               7.0             7.0            6.1            5.6             5.4

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (Asian alone)

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

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma                  21.0            21.0           19.5           17.4            16.7
High school graduate, no college                  10.5            10.5            9.8            9.8             8.3
College: Less than bachelor's degree               7.4             7.4            7.1            7.1             6.6
         Bachelor's degree or more                 3.5             3.5            3.2            3.2             3.2

Work Experience in 2006

     Total, 15 to 64 years                         6.4             6.4            6.2            5.9             5.5
Worked at full-time jobs                           2.1             2.1            2.0            2.0             1.8
  50 to 52 weeks                                   1.8             1.8            1.7            1.7             1.7
Worked at part-time jobs                           8.3             8.3            8.3            8.3             8.3
Did not work                                      24.6            24.6           23.7           22.2            20.4

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                        28.7            28.7           26.4           25.3            23.5
  Householder 15 to 64 years                      32.3            32.3           31.2           29.5            27.3
  Householder 65 years and over                   21.8            21.8           17.1           17.1            16.1
One worker                                         3.4             3.4            3.2            3.2             3.1
Two workers or more                                0.3             0.3            0.3            0.3             0.3

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                 38.3            38.3           27.2           23.6            19.1
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI           78.5            78.5           62.5           54.8            38.4
    SSI                                           33.3            33.3           23.7           19.8            18.2
  Food stamps                                     60.6            60.6           52.9           45.1            32.4

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (Asian alone)

                                                                        After taxes
                                                                                                       Definition 13
                                                                        Definition 11                           plus
                                                         Definition 10           plus                          other
                                                                  plus   means-tested                   means-tested
                                          Definition 9   regular-price     government  Definition 12      government
                                                  plus          school           cash           plus         noncash
                                              Medicare         lunches      transfers       Medicaid       transfers
                                               Def 10          Def 11         Def 12         Def 13          Def 14
  Housing assistance                              47.6            47.6           35.9           32.6            23.4
  Energy assistance                               41.9            41.9           41.9           40.9            21.0
  Free or reduced-price school lunches            37.1            37.1           35.6           33.6            29.1
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                 78.1            78.1           61.5           49.4            34.0

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                           1.7             1.7            1.6            1.6             1.6
  Medicare                                        11.9            11.9            8.8            8.8             8.6
  Medicaid                                        23.5            23.5           20.0           18.5            16.1
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                        .               .              .              .               .
  Health insurance                                  .               .              .              .               .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                           24.2            24.2           13.3           13.3            12.9

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (Asian alone)

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

Asian alone

    All families                                      5.5               6.1            8.2            7.3

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                       12.6              13.9           15.7           13.9
25 to 44 years                                        5.2               5.5            7.7            6.7
45 to 54 years                                        4.4               4.9            7.8            6.4
55 to 64 years                                        5.0               5.3            6.0            5.7
65 years and over                                     7.5               9.8           11.7           11.7

Type of Family

Married-couple families                               4.5               5.1            6.6            6.0
  With related children under 18                      4.4               5.0            7.3            6.3
    With related children under 6                     3.7               4.0            5.5            4.8
Male householder, no wife present                    12.0              13.7           15.0           13.7
Female householder, no husband present                9.0               9.4           16.2           13.2
  With related children under 18                     11.6              12.5           23.8           18.2
    With related children under 6                    13.4              16.0           26.2           23.1

Region

Northeast                                             7.0               7.0           10.2            9.5
Midwest                                               4.7               6.3            7.2            7.0
South                                                 5.6               6.2            7.5            6.2
West                                                  4.9               5.5            7.7            6.7

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (Asian alone)

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

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma                     15.9              17.6           25.7           24.3
High school graduate, no college                      7.7               8.3           11.6            9.8
College: Less than bachelor's degree                  5.6               6.6            8.5            7.4
         Bachelor's degree or more                    2.9               3.2            3.8            3.4

Work Experience in 2006

     Total, 15 to 64 years                            5.3               5.7            7.8            6.8
Worked at full-time jobs                              1.7               1.9            3.5            2.6
  50 to 52 weeks                                      1.5               1.7            2.9            2.2
Worked at part-time jobs                              8.3               8.3            9.8            8.3
Did not work                                         19.5              20.7           25.5           24.0

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                           21.8              23.7           29.1           27.6
  Householder 15 to 64 years                         26.7              27.7           34.1           32.0
  Householder 65 years and over                      12.4              16.1           19.3           19.3
One worker                                            2.6               3.2            5.6            4.2
Two workers or more                                   0.3               0.3            0.3            0.3

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                                    17.7              20.1           31.0           29.2
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI              38.4              38.4           63.1           62.5
    SSI                                              16.7              19.4           27.7           25.9
  Food stamps                                        32.4              34.1           67.1           62.0

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (Asian alone)

                                                                   After taxes
                                            Definition 14
                                                     plus
                                                      net                            Money
                                                  imputed     Definition 14         Income          Money
                                                   return              less    after Taxes         Income
                                                on equity           medical  not including          after
                                              in own home          programs           EITC          Taxes
                                                  Def 15            Def 16         Def 17         Def 18
  Housing assistance                                 23.4              23.4           44.7           44.2
  Energy assistance                                  21.0              21.0           47.7           41.9
  Free or reduced-price school lunches               26.8              29.1           44.4           38.9
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                                    34.0              37.7           69.1           68.2

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                              1.2               1.6            2.9            2.3
  Medicare                                            6.6               9.1           10.6           10.1
  Medicaid                                           15.4              16.4           24.8           21.8
No members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan or Medicare or
    Medicaid                                           .                 .              .              .
  Health insurance                                     .                 .              .              .
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                              11.4              12.9           18.1           16.4

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (Asian alone)

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

Asian alone

    All families                              260       391       389       360       392       391       364       366       247

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                 18        20        20        18        22        22        20        20        18
25 to 44 years                                112       122       122       109       132       126       111       111       103
45 to 54 years                                 55        67        65        57        59        61        51        51        45
55 to 64 years                                 32        53        53        47        47        49        49        49        32
65 years and over                              43       129       128       128       132       133       133       135        49

Type of Family

Married-couple families                       178       285       284       267       281       277       262       264       163
  With related children under 18              111       121       119       106       114       109        94        94        87
    With related children under 6              42        46        45        41        42        41        36        36        32
Male householder, no wife present              26        35        35        31        40        42        39        40        35
Female householder, no husband present         57        70        70        62        71        72        63        63        50
  With related children under 18               42        44        44        38        44        42        34        34        31
    With related children under 6              15        17        17        15        19        15        15        15        15

Region

Northeast                                      79       110       110       103       111       109        99        99        69
Midwest                                        30        41        40        39        41        39        38        40        29
South                                          39        54        54        47        58        59        53        53        43
West                                          113       185       185       171       183       185       174       174       107

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma               88       113       112       101       108       105        97        97        76
High school graduate, no college               67       112       111       107       112       114       106       106        66
College: Less than bachelor's degree           38        57        57        50        59        59        55        55        38
         Bachelor's degree or more             67       108       108       103       113       114       106       108        67

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (Asian 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                    217       262       261       232       261       258       231       231       198
Worked at full-time jobs                       69        82        82        65        81        77        61        61        48
  50 to 52 weeks                               54        64        64        51        65        58        46        46        38
Worked at part-time jobs                       19        25        25        22        30        32        28        28        24
Did not work                                  129       154       153       145       149       149       142       142       126

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                    182       294       292       284       295       301       293       295       191
  Householder 15 to 64 years                  138       169       168       159       169       173       165       165       142
  Householder 65 years and over                43       125       125       125       126       128       128       130        49
One worker                                     76        91        91        73        94        85        66        66        54
Two workers or more                             3         6         6         3         3         6         6         6         3

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                              47        76        76        72        74        76        76        76        64
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI        18        23        23        23        24        23        23        23        23
    SSI                                        38        64        64        59        61        64        63        63        52
  Food stamps                                  67        75        73        72        77        72        65        65        61
  Housing assistance                           35        50        49        48        49        48        48        48        37
  Energy assistance                            15        24        22        22        22        22        21        21        12
  Free or reduced-price school lunches         91        94        93        86        95        86        79        79        75
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                              31        37        37        37        38        37        37        37        37

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                       64        99        99        70        83        88        77        77        44
  Medicare                                     40       129       129       125       128       131       131       133        55
  Medicaid                                    123       161       159       152       167       159       145       145       124
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
 (Asian alone)

                                          Defin 1   Defin 2   Defin 3   Defin 4   Defin 5   Defin 6   Defin 7   Defin 8   Defin 9
  Health insurance                              0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                        21        48        48        46        49        48        48        48        33

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (Asian alone)

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

Asian alone

    All families                              240       240       222       215       201       184       204       274       244

Age of Householder

15 to 24 years                                 16        16        16        16        16        16        17        19        17
25 to 44 years                                101       101        97        97        87        82        87       123       106
45 to 54 years                                 43        43        42        38        36        33        36        57        48
55 to 64 years                                 32        32        30        27        27        27        28        32        30
65 years and over                              48        48        38        38        36        27        36        43        43

Type of Family

Married-couple families                       162       162       151       143       138       124       139       181       165
  With related children under 18               87        87        85        80        74        67        76       112        96
    With related children under 6              32        32        32        32        30        28        30        41        36
Male householder, no wife present              31        31        29        29        29        27        30        33        30
Female householder, no husband present         47        47        43        43        35        33        35        60        49
  With related children under 18               30        30        28        28        22        20        22        41        32
    With related children under 6              13        13        13        13         9         8         9        15        13

Region

Northeast                                      69        69        66        66        56        56        56        81        75
Midwest                                        28        28        27        26        25        19        25        29        28
South                                          39        39        38        38        38        36        40        49        40
West                                          105       105        92        84        82        74        83       116       101

Educational Attainment

Less than 12th grade, no diploma               74        74        69        61        59        56        62        91        86
High school graduate, no college               60        60        56        56        47        44        47        67        56
College: Less than bachelor's degree           38        38        36        36        34        29        34        44        38
         Bachelor's degree or more             67        67        61        61        61        55        61        73        64

Table 3.  Percent of Families in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2006
 (Asian 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                    191       191       184       177       165       157       169       231       201
Worked at full-time jobs                       46        46        43        43        41        37        42        77        58
  50 to 52 weeks                               37        37        35        34        34        30        34        58        45
Worked at part-time jobs                       22        22        22        22        22        22        22        26        22
Did not work                                  124       124       119       112       103        98       104       128       121

Year-Round Full-Time Workers

No workers                                    188       188       172       165       153       143       155       190       181
  Householder 15 to 64 years                  139       139       134       127       118       115       119       147       138
  Householder 65 years and over                48        48        38        38        36        27        36        43        43
One worker                                     49        49        47        47        45        38        46        81        61
Two workers or more                             3         3         3         3         3         3         3         3         3

Program Participation Status of
  Family Members

One or more members received:
  Cash assistance                              59        59        42        36        29        27        31        47        45
    Public assistance or wefare non-SSI        23        23        18        16        11        11        11        18        18
    SSI                                        46        46        33        28        25        23        27        39        36
  Food stamps                                  59        59        52        44        32        32        33        65        60
  Housing assistance                           36        36        27        25        18        18        18        34        34
  Energy assistance                            12        12        12        11         6         6         6        13        12
  Free or reduced-price school lunches         75        75        72        68        58        54        58        89        78
Family received both food stamps and
  cash assistance                              35        35        28        22        15        15        17        31        31

Health Insurance Coverage

One or more members covered by:
  Employer-provided plan                       40        40        38        38        38        30        40        70        56
  Medicare                                     47        47        35        35        34        26        36        42        40
  Medicaid                                    118       118       100        93        81        77        82       125       109
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
 (Asian alone)

                                         Defin 10  Defin 11  Defin 12  Defin 13  Defin 14  Defin 15  Defin 16  Defin 17  Defin 18
  Health insurance                              0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0
Family received:
  Medicare and Medicaid                        28        28        15        15        15        13        15        21        19
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_008.htm