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Percent of People in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2002 (Revised)

(All Races)

Characteristics Total (thousands) Money Income Before taxes After taxes
Excluding capital gains (current measures)
1
Definition 1 less taxes plus capital gains (losses) Money income Definition 3 plus health insurance supplements to wage or salary income
4
Definition 4 less social security payroll taxes
5
Definition 5 less federal income taxes
6
Definition 6 plus earned income credit
7
Withough EIC
1a
With EIC
1b
Definition 1 less government transfers
2
Definition 2 plus capital gains (losses)
3
BELOW POVERTY LEVEL
All Races
Total 285317 12.1 13.2 11.6 20.0 20.0 19.3 20.3 20.3 18.9
Age
Under 18 years 72696 16.7 18.3 15.0 19.7 19.7 18.4 19.9 19.8 16.9
Related children 71619 16.3 17.8 14.6 19.3 19.2 18.0 19.4 19.4 16.5
Under 6 years 23247 18.5 20.0 16.6 20.8 20.8 19.6 21.1 21.0 18.0
18 to 24 years 27438 16.5 18.2 16.8 19.3 19.3 18.5 20.0 20.2 18.8
25 to 44 years 83316 10.5 11.6 10.0 13.3 13.2 12.6 13.6 13.6 12.1
45 to 64 years 67633 8.2 8.8 8.4 14.0 14.0 13.6 14.2 14.3 13.9
65 years and over 34234 10.4 10.6 10.5 49.9 49.7 49.4 49.9 50.0 49.9
65 to 74 years 18111 9.4 9.5 9.4 42.6 42.4 42.0 42.6 42.7 42.5
75 years and over 16123 11.7 11.8 11.8 58.1 57.9 57.7 58.0 58.1 58.1
Family Relationship
In families 236921 10.4 11.3 9.5 16.8 16.7 15.9 16.9 17.0 15.3
Married-couple families 183365 6.1 6.8 5.7 12.1 12.1 11.5 12.2 12.2 11.2
With related children under 18 113970 7.5 8.6 6.8 9.4 9.3 8.6 9.5 9.5 7.8
Female hhlder, no husband present 40529 28.8 30.7 26.1 37.0 37.0 35.2 37.4 37.4 33.1
With related children under 18 29999 35.2 37.6 31.5 41.7 41.7 39.6 42.1 42.0 36.4
Unrelated individuals 47156 20.4 21.7 21.7 35.9 35.9 35.7 36.6 36.9 36.8
Living alone 29497 17.8 18.6 18.6 39.9 40.0 39.8 40.4 40.5 40.5
65 years and over 10557 19.3 19.4 19.4 69.3 69.4 69.3 69.4 69.5 69.5
Type of Residence
Inside metropolitan areas 232738 11.6 12.6 11.2 18.9 18.9 18.2 19.1 19.2 17.8
Inside central cities 82653 16.7 18.1 16.0 24.6 24.5 23.7 25.0 25.0 23.2
Outside central cities 150085 8.9 9.6 8.5 15.8 15.7 15.1 15.9 15.9 14.8
Outside metropolitan areas 52579 14.2 15.4 13.7 25.1 25.1 24.3 25.5 25.5 23.9
Region
Northeast 54023 10.9 11.7 10.3 19.2 19.2 18.4 19.2 19.3 18.0
Midwest 64472 10.3 11.1 10.1 18.1 18.1 17.5 18.3 18.3 17.3
South 101575 13.8 15.0 13.2 22.2 22.1 21.4 22.6 22.6 21.0
West 65248 12.4 13.5 11.8 19.3 19.3 18.5 19.6 19.6 18.1

Percent of People in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2002 (Revised)
(all races)

Characteristics After taxes
Definition 7 less state income taxes
8
Definition 8 plus nonmeans-tested government cash transfers
9
Definition 9 plus medicare
10
Definition 10 plus regular-price school lunches
11
Definition 11 plus means-tested government cash transfers
12
Definition 13 plus other means- tested government Definition 12 plus medicaid
13
Definition 14 plus net imputed return on equity in own home
15
Noncash transfers
14
Noncash transfers less medical programs
15
BELOW POVERTY LEVEL
All Races
Total 19.1 11.9 11.6 11.6 10.9 10.3 9.4 9.9 8.6
Age
Under 18 years 17.0 14.9 14.8 14.8 14.1 13.1 11.4 12.1 11.0
Related children 16.6 14.5 14.4 14.4 13.7 12.7 11.0 11.7 10.6
Under 6 years 18.1 16.5 16.4 16.4 15.7 14.5 12.9 13.9 12.7
18 to 24 years 19.0 16.7 16.5 16.5 16.0 15.4 14.7 15.3 14.4
25 to 44 years 12.2 10.2 10.0 10.0 9.4 8.9 8.0 8.5 7.8
45 to 64 years 14.0 9.0 8.7 8.7 8.0 7.6 7.1 7.4 6.2
65 years and over 50.0 11.6 10.5 10.5 9.5 9.4 8.6 9.0 5.7
65 to 74 years 42.7 10.4 9.3 9.3 8.4 8.3 7.4 7.9 5.1
75 years and over 58.2 12.8 11.8 11.8 10.8 10.7 9.9 10.2 6.4
Family Relationship
In families 15.4 9.7 9.5 9.5 8.9 8.3 7.4 7.9 6.9
Married-couple families 11.3 5.7 5.5 5.5 5.2 4.8 4.3 4.7 3.9
With related children under 18 7.9 6.6 6.4 6.4 6.1 5.5 4.8 5.4 4.6
Female hhlder, no husband present 33.2 27.2 26.9 26.9 25.1 23.6 20.7 21.4 19.8
With related children under 18 36.6 32.3 32.0 32.0 30.3 28.4 24.6 25.4 23.9
Unrelated individuals 37.1 22.3 21.4 21.4 20.5 20.0 18.7 19.3 16.7
Living alone 40.7 19.5 18.7 18.7 17.6 17.3 15.4 15.5 12.4
65 years and over 69.7 20.8 19.2 19.2 17.9 17.7 15.5 15.5 9.5
Type of Residence
Inside metropolitan areas 17.9 11.4 11.1 11.1 10.5 9.9 9.0 9.5 8.4
Inside central cities 23.3 16.5 16.1 16.1 15.1 14.2 12.9 13.5 12.3
Outside central cities 14.9 8.6 8.4 8.4 7.9 7.5 6.9 7.3 6.2
Outside metropolitan areas 24.1 14.1 13.7 13.7 12.9 12.3 11.1 11.6 9.7
Region
Northeast 18.2 10.8 10.5 10.5 9.6 9.0 7.9 8.3 7.4
Midwest 17.4 10.0 9.7 9.7 9.4 9.0 8.2 8.6 7.7
South 21.1 13.5 13.1 13.1 12.6 12.0 11.0 11.5 10.0
West 18.2 12.3 12.0 12.0 11.0 10.2 9.2 9.8 8.4

Table 5. Percent of People in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2002 (Revised)
(White Alone or in Combination (A.O.I.C))

Characteristics Total (thousands) Money Income Before taxes After taxes
Excluding capital gains (current measures)
1
Definition 1 less taxes plus capital gains (losses) Money income Definition 3 plus health insurance supplements to wage or salary income
4
Definition 4 less social security payroll taxes
5
Definition 5 less federal income taxes
6
Definition 6 plus earned income credit
7
Withough EIC
1a
With EIC
1b
Definition 1 less government transfers
2
Definition 2 plus capital gains (losses)
3
BELOW POVERTY LEVEL
White A.O.I.C.
Total 234584 10.3 11.2 9.9 18.4 18.3 17.7 18.6 18.7 17.5
Age
Under 18 years 57628 13.6 15.1 12.2 16.2 16.2 15.2 16.4 16.4 13.8
Related children 56791 13.2 14.6 11.7 15.8 15.7 14.7 16.0 15.9 13.4
Under 6 years 18476 15.3 16.8 13.5 17.3 17.3 16.2 17.6 17.5 14.7
18 to 24 years 21976 14.4 16.0 14.8 16.8 16.8 16.2 17.6 17.8 16.6
25 to 44 years 67541 9.2 10.2 8.7 11.7 11.7 11.1 12.0 12.0 10.7
45 to 64 years 57255 7.1 7.7 7.3 12.6 12.6 12.2 12.8 12.9 12.6
65 years and over 30183 9.2 9.3 9.2 49.5 49.3 49.1 49.5 49.6 49.5
65 to 74 years 15695 7.9 8.0 7.9 41.8 41.7 41.3 41.9 42.0 41.8
75 years and over 14488 10.5 10.7 10.6 57.9 57.6 57.5 57.8 57.9 57.8
Family Relationship
In families 194422 8.5 9.4 7.8 15.0 14.9 14.2 15.1 15.1 13.7
Married-couple families 158766 5.8 6.5 5.4 11.8 11.8 11.2 11.9 11.9 10.9
With related children under 18 96982 7.2 8.2 6.5 8.8 8.8 8.0 8.9 8.9 7.4
Female hhlder, no husband present 25786 24.2 25.9 21.6 33.1 32.8 31.6 33.5 33.5 29.4
With related children under 18 18327 30.7 32.9 26.9 37.4 37.2 35.7 37.9 37.8 32.3
Unrelated individuals 39144 18.5 19.8 19.8 35.0 35.0 34.8 35.7 35.9 35.9
Living alone 24447 15.7 16.5 16.5 39.4 39.5 39.3 39.9 40.0 40.0
65 years and over 9354 17.1 17.2 17.2 68.2 68.3 68.2 68.3 68.4 68.4
Type of Residence
Inside metropolitan areas 187604 9.8 10.7 9.4 17.2 17.1 16.5 17.4 17.5 16.3
Inside central cities 58150 13.7 15.0 13.2 21.7 21.6 21.0 22.1 22.2 20.7
Outside central cities 129454 8.0 8.8 7.7 15.2 15.1 14.6 15.3 15.3 14.3
Outside metropolitan areas 46980 12.2 13.4 11.8 23.1 23.2 22.5 23.6 23.6 22.1
Region
Northeast 44728 9.0 9.8 8.7 17.8 17.8 17.1 17.9 17.9 16.9
Midwest 56178 8.1 9.0 8.1 16.0 16.0 15.4 16.2 16.2 15.3
South 78924 11.1 12.2 10.6 19.8 19.8 19.2 20.2 20.3 18.9
West 54754 12.2 13.3 11.5 19.2 19.1 18.4 19.5 19.5 18.0

Percent of People in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2002 (Revised)
(White Alone or in Combination (A.O.I.C))

Characteristics After taxes
Definition 7 less state income taxes
8
Definition 8 plus nonmeans-tested government cash transfers
9
Definition 9 plus medicare
10
Definition 10 plus regular-price school lunches
11
Definition 11 plus means-tested government cash transfers
12
Definition 13 plus other means- tested government Definition 12 plus medicaid
13
Definition 14 plus net imputed return on equity in own home
15
Noncash transfers
14
Noncash transfers less medical programs
15
BELOW POVERTY LEVEL
White A.O.I.C.
Total 17.6 10.1 9.8 9.8 9.3 8.8 8.1 8.5 7.4
Age
Under 18 years 13.9 12.1 12.0 12.0 11.5 10.6 9.3 10.0 9.0
Related children 13.5 11.6 11.5 11.5 11.0 10.2 8.9 9.5 8.6
Under 6 years 14.8 13.5 13.4 13.3 12.8 11.7 10.4 11.4 10.2
18 to 24 years 16.8 14.7 14.6 14.6 14.2 13.7 13.2 13.7 13.0
25 to 44 years 10.8 8.8 8.7 8.6 8.2 7.8 7.1 7.5 6.9
45 to 64 years 12.7 7.8 7.6 7.6 6.9 6.7 6.2 6.5 5.4
65 years and over 49.6 10.0 9.1 9.1 8.4 8.3 7.6 8.0 5.0
65 to 74 years 42.0 8.8 7.8 7.8 7.1 7.0 6.3 6.8 4.3
75 years and over 57.9 11.4 10.5 10.5 9.8 9.7 9.1 9.3 5.7
Family Relationship
In families 13.8 7.9 7.8 7.7 7.3 6.8 6.1 6.5 5.7
Married-couple families 11.0 5.4 5.2 5.2 4.9 4.5 4.1 4.5 3.7
With related children under 18 7.5 6.3 6.2 6.2 5.9 5.3 4.7 5.2 4.5
Female hhlder, no husband present 29.5 22.7 22.5 22.5 20.9 19.9 17.5 18.0 16.6
With related children under 18 32.4 27.8 27.6 27.6 26.1 24.7 21.4 22.2 20.7
Unrelated individuals 36.2 20.3 19.6 19.6 18.7 18.3 17.3 17.8 15.4
Living alone 40.2 17.3 16.6 16.6 15.6 15.3 13.9 13.9 11.0
65 years and over 68.6 18.4 17.0 17.0 16.1 15.9 14.1 14.1 8.6
Type of Residence
Inside metropolitan areas 16.4 9.6 9.3 9.3 8.8 8.4 7.7 8.1 7.1
Inside central cities 20.8 13.7 13.3 13.3 12.5 11.8 10.9 11.4 10.5
Outside central cities 14.4 7.7 7.5 7.5 7.2 6.8 6.3 6.6 5.6
Outside metropolitan areas 22.4 12.1 11.7 11.7 11.1 10.6 9.6 10.1 8.4
Region
Northeast 17.1 9.1 8.9 8.9 8.1 7.6 6.8 7.1 6.3
Midwest 15.5 8.0 7.8 7.8 7.5 7.2 6.7 7.0 6.2
South 19.0 10.9 10.6 10.6 10.2 9.9 9.1 9.6 8.2
West 18.1 11.9 11.6 11.6 10.7 10.0 9.0 9.7 8.3

Percent of People in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2002 (Revised)
(White Alone)

Characteristics Total (thousands) Money Income Before taxes After taxes
Excluding capital gains (current measures)
1
Definition 1 less taxes plus capital gains (losses) Money income Definition 3 plus health insurance supplements to wage or salary income
4
Definition 4 less social security payroll taxes
5
Definition 5 less federal income taxes
6
Definition 6 plus earned income credit
7
Withough EIC
1a
With EIC
1b
Definition 1 less government transfers
2
Definition 2 plus capital gains (losses)
3
BELOW POVERTY LEVEL
White alone
Total 230376 10.2 11.1 9.8 18.3 18.3 17.7 18.6 18.6 17.4
Age
Under 18 years 55703 13.6 15.0 12.1 16.0 16.0 15.0 16.3 16.2 13.6
Related children 54900 13.1 14.5 11.6 15.6 15.6 14.6 15.8 15.7 13.2
Under 6 years 17781 15.1 16.6 13.3 17.1 17.1 16.1 17.4 17.4 14.5
18 to 24 years 21486 14.4 16.0 14.8 16.8 16.8 16.1 17.6 17.8 16.6
25 to 44 years 66576 9.1 10.1 8.6 11.7 11.6 11.0 11.9 12.0 10.6
45 to 64 years 56632 7.1 7.6 7.3 12.6 12.5 12.2 12.7 12.8 12.5
65 years and over 29980 9.1 9.3 9.2 49.5 49.3 49.0 49.5 49.6 49.5
65 to 74 years 15569 7.9 8.0 7.9 41.8 41.6 41.2 41.8 41.9 41.8
75 years and over 14411 10.5 10.6 10.6 57.9 57.6 57.5 57.8 57.9 57.8
Family Relationship
In families 190823 8.4 9.3 7.7 14.9 14.8 14.2 15.0 15.1 13.6
Married-couple families 156337 5.8 6.5 5.4 11.9 11.8 11.2 11.9 11.9 11.0
With related children under 18 95033 7.2 8.2 6.5 8.8 8.8 8.0 8.9 8.9 7.4
Female hhlder, no husband present 24903 24.1 25.7 21.4 32.8 32.6 31.4 33.2 33.2 29.2
With related children under 18 17576 30.7 32.7 26.8 37.1 37.0 35.5 37.7 37.5 32.1
Unrelated individuals 38575 18.4 19.7 19.7 34.9 35.0 34.7 35.7 35.9 35.9
Living alone 24153 15.6 16.4 16.4 39.4 39.5 39.3 39.8 40.0 40.0
65 years and over 9297 17.1 17.2 17.2 68.2 68.3 68.2 68.3 68.4 68.4
Type of Residence
Inside metropolitan areas 184163 9.7 10.6 9.3 17.2 17.1 16.5 17.4 17.4 16.3
Inside central cities 56772 13.6 14.9 13.2 21.7 21.6 21.0 22.1 22.2 20.7
Outside central cities 127392 8.0 8.7 7.6 15.1 15.1 14.5 15.2 15.3 14.3
Outside metropolitan areas 46213 12.1 13.2 11.6 23.0 23.1 22.4 23.4 23.5 22.1
Region
Northeast 44211 8.9 9.6 8.6 17.7 17.7 17.0 17.7 17.8 16.8
Midwest 55437 8.1 8.9 8.0 15.9 15.9 15.4 16.1 16.2 15.3
South 77635 11.1 12.2 10.6 19.9 19.8 19.3 20.3 20.3 18.9
West 53092 12.1 13.2 11.4 19.2 19.1 18.4 19.4 19.5 17.9

Percent of People in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2002 (Revised) (White Alone)

Characteristics After taxes
Definition 7 less state income taxes
8
Definition 8 plus nonmeans-tested government cash transfers
9
Definition 9 plus medicare
10
Definition 10 plus regular-price school lunches
11
Definition 11 plus means-tested government cash transfers
12
Definition 13 plus other means- tested government Definition 12 plus medicaid
13
Definition 14 plus net imputed return on equity in own home
15
Noncash transfers
14
Noncash transfers less medical programs
15
BELOW POVERTY LEVEL
White Alone
Total 17.6 10.0 9.7 9.7 9.2 8.8 8.0 8.5 7.3
Age
Under 18 years 13.8 12.0 11.8 11.8 11.4 10.6 9.3 9.9 9.0
Related children 13.3 11.5 11.4 11.4 10.9 10.2 8.9 9.5 8.6
Under 6 years 14.6 13.3 13.2 13.2 12.7 11.6 10.4 11.4 10.1
18 to 24 years 16.9 14.8 14.7 14.6 14.2 13.7 13.3 13.7 13.0
25 to 44 years 10.7 8.7 8.6 8.6 8.1 7.7 7.0 7.4 6.9
45 to 64 years 12.6 7.7 7.5 7.5 6.9 6.6 6.2 6.5 5.4
65 years and over 49.6 10.0 9.0 9.0 8.4 8.3 7.6 8.0 4.9
65 to 74 years 41.9 8.7 7.7 7.7 7.1 6.9 6.3 6.7 4.3
75 years and over 57.9 11.4 10.5 10.5 9.8 9.7 9.1 9.3 5.7
Family Relationship
In families 13.7 7.8 7.7 7.7 7.2 6.8 6.1 6.5 5.7
Married-couple families 11.1 5.4 5.2 5.2 4.9 4.5 4.1 4.5 3.8
With related children under 18 7.5 6.3 6.2 6.2 5.9 5.3 4.7 5.2 4.6
Female hhlder, no husband present 29.3 22.5 22.3 22.3 20.8 19.8 17.5 18.1 16.5
With related children under 18 32.2 27.6 27.4 27.4 26.1 24.7 21.5 22.3 20.8
Unrelated individuals 36.1 20.2 19.4 19.4 18.6 18.2 17.2 17.7 15.3
Living alone 40.2 17.2 16.5 16.5 15.5 15.3 13.8 13.8 10.9
65 years and over 68.6 18.4 17.0 17.0 16.1 15.9 14.1 14.1 8.6
Type of Residence
Inside metropolitan areas 16.4 9.5 9.3 9.3 8.8 8.3 7.7 8.1 7.1
Inside central cities 20.8 13.6 13.3 13.3 12.5 11.8 10.9 11.4 10.5
Outside central cities 14.4 7.7 7.5 7.5 7.1 6.8 6.2 6.6 5.6
Outside metropolitan areas 22.3 12.0 11.6 11.6 11.0 10.5 9.6 10.0 8.3
Region
Northeast 17.0 9.0 8.7 8.7 8.0 7.4 6.8 7.0 6.3
Midwest 15.5 7.9 7.7 7.7 7.5 7.2 6.7 6.9 6.1
South 19.0 10.8 10.5 10.5 10.2 9.9 9.1 9.6 8.2
West 18.0 11.8 11.5 11.5 10.7 9.9 9.0 9.6 8.2

Percent of People in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2002 (Revised)
(White Alone, not Hispanic)

Characteristics Total (thousands) Money Income Before taxes After taxes
Excluding capital gains (current measures)
1
Definition 1 less taxes plus capital gains (losses) Money income Definition 3 plus health insurance supplements to wage or salary income
4
Definition 4 less social security payroll taxes
5
Definition 5 less federal income taxes
6
Definition 6 plus earned income credit
7
Withough EIC
1a
With EIC
1b
Definition 1 less government transfers
2
Definition 2 plus capital gains (losses)
3
BELOW POVERTY LEVEL
White Alone, not Hispanic
Total 194144 8.0 8.7 7.8 16.8 16.7 16.3 16.9 17.0 16.1
Age
Under 18 years 43614 9.4 10.4 8.4 11.7 11.8 11.0 11.8 11.8 9.9
Related children 43017 8.9 9.9 8.0 11.3 11.3 10.6 11.3 11.3 9.4
Under 6 years 13488 10.9 11.9 9.6 12.7 12.7 11.9 12.7 12.7 10.7
18 to 24 years 17042 12.7 14.1 13.2 15.2 15.1 14.7 15.9 16.0 15.2
25 to 44 years 54226 7.1 7.8 6.8 9.5 9.5 9.1 9.7 9.7 8.8
45 to 64 years 51243 6.2 6.6 6.4 11.5 11.5 11.2 11.7 11.8 11.6
65 years and over 28018 8.3 8.4 8.3 49.1 48.9 48.7 49.1 49.2 49.1
65 to 74 years 14404 6.9 6.9 6.9 40.8 40.7 40.3 40.9 41.0 40.9
75 years and over 13615 9.8 9.9 9.9 57.9 57.6 57.5 57.7 57.8 57.8
Family Relationship
In families 158764 5.9 6.5 5.5 12.7 12.7 12.2 12.8 12.8 11.8
Married-couple families 133276 3.8 4.3 3.6 10.2 10.2 9.8 10.2 10.3 9.6
With related children under 18 76697 4.3 5.1 4.0 5.7 5.8 5.2 5.8 5.8 4.8
Female hhlder, no husband present 18664 20.0 21.2 17.7 29.6 29.4 28.3 29.7 29.8 26.2
With related children under 18 12520 26.2 27.8 22.6 33.4 33.3 31.8 33.5 33.3 28.4
Unrelated individuals 34614 17.2 18.3 18.3 34.8 34.9 34.6 35.5 35.7 35.7
Living alone 22686 14.9 15.6 15.6 39.3 39.4 39.2 39.7 39.9 39.9
65 years and over 8955 16.1 16.2 16.2 67.6 67.7 67.7 67.8 67.8 67.8
Type of Residence
Inside metropolitan areas 151133 7.2 7.8 7.0 15.2 15.1 14.7 15.3 15.3 14.6
Inside central cities 40470 9.1 9.8 9.2 18.3 18.2 17.9 18.4 18.5 17.9
Outside central cities 110663 6.5 7.0 6.2 14.0 14.0 13.5 14.1 14.2 13.4
Outside metropolitan areas 43011 11.0 12.0 10.7 22.3 22.4 21.8 22.8 22.8 21.6
Region
Northeast 39591 7.1 7.7 6.9 16.2 16.2 15.6 16.2 16.3 15.6
Midwest 52240 7.3 8.1 7.3 15.5 15.4 15.0 15.6 15.7 15.0
South 64699 8.9 9.7 8.6 18.3 18.2 17.8 18.5 18.6 17.6
West 37613 8.4 9.0 8.2 16.6 16.5 16.1 16.7 16.8 15.8

Percent of People in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics:2002 (Revised) (White Alone, not Hispanic)

Characteristics After taxes
Definition 7 less state income taxes
8
Definition 8 plus nonmeans-tested government cash transfers
9
Definition 9 plus medicare
10
Definition 10 plus regular-price school lunches
11
Definition 11 plus means-tested government cash transfers
12
Definition 13 plus other means- tested government Definition 12 plus medicaid
13
Definition 14 plus net imputed return on equity in own home
15
Noncash transfers
14
Noncash transfers less medical programs
15
BELOW POVERTY LEVEL
White Alone, not Hispanic
Total 16.3 8.1 7.8 7.8 7.4 7.1 6.5 6.8 5.8
Age
Under 18 years 10.0 8.3 8.2 8.2 7.9 7.3 6.5 6.9 6.2
Related children 9.6 7.9 7.9 7.9 7.5 6.9 6.1 6.5 5.8
Under 6 years 10.8 9.7 9.5 9.5 9.1 8.2 7.3 8.2 7.2
18 to 24 years 15.5 13.2 13.1 13.1 12.8 12.4 12.1 12.4 11.8
25 to 44 years 8.9 7.0 6.8 6.8 6.4 6.1 5.6 5.9 5.5
45 to 64 years 11.7 6.8 6.6 6.6 6.1 5.8 5.5 5.7 4.7
65 years and over 49.2 9.0 8.2 8.2 7.6 7.5 7.0 7.3 4.4
65 to 74 years 41.0 7.5 6.7 6.7 6.2 6.1 5.5 5.8 3.6
75 years and over 57.9 10.5 9.7 9.7 9.1 9.1 8.5 8.8 5.3
Family Relationship
In families 11.9 5.6 5.5 5.5 5.1 4.8 4.4 4.7 4.0
Married-couple families 9.7 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.3 3.1 2.9 3.1 2.6
With related children under 18 4.9 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.2 2.9 3.2 2.9
Female hhlder, no husband present 26.4 18.8 18.6 18.6 17.2 16.4 14.4 14.9 13.3
With related children under 18 28.6 23.5 23.3 23.3 22.0 20.8 17.9 18.7 17.1
Unrelated individuals 35.9 18.8 18.1 18.1 17.3 16.9 15.9 16.4 13.9
Living alone 40.1 16.3 15.6 15.6 14.7 14.6 13.2 13.2 10.3
65 years and over 68.0 17.3 16.1 16.1 15.2 15.0 13.4 13.4 8.1
Type of Residence
Inside metropolitan areas 14.7 7.2 7.0 7.0 6.6 6.3 5.9 6.2 5.3
Inside central cities 18.0 9.6 9.3 9.3 8.7 8.3 7.8 8.1 7.4
Outside central cities 13.5 6.3 6.1 6.1 5.8 5.6 5.2 5.5 4.5
Outside metropolitan areas 21.8 11.1 10.8 10.8 10.1 9.7 8.9 9.3 7.7
Region
Northeast 15.7 7.2 6.9 6.9 6.3 6.0 5.5 5.7 5.0
Midwest 15.1 7.3 7.1 7.1 6.8 6.6 6.1 6.3 5.5
South 17.8 8.9 8.6 8.6 8.2 8.0 7.4 7.8 6.5
West 15.9 8.7 8.4 8.4 7.7 7.2 6.7 7.2 6.0

Percent of People in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2002 (Revised)
(Black Alone or in Combination (A.O.I.C.))

Characteristics Total (thousands) Money Income Before taxes After taxes
Excluding capital gains (current measures)
1
Definition 1 less taxes plus capital gains (losses) Money income Definition 3 plus health insurance supplements to wage or salary income
4
Definition 4 less social security payroll taxes
5
Definition 5 less federal income taxes
6
Definition 6 plus earned income credit
7
Withough EIC
1a
With EIC
1b
Definition 1 less government transfers
2
Definition 2 plus capital gains (losses)
3
BELOW POVERTY LEVEL
Black Alone or in Combination (A.O.I.C.)
Total 37207 23.9 25.5 22.6 32.0 32.0 30.4 32.1 32.1 29.4
Age
Under 18 years 12114 31.5 33.8 28.6 36.9 36.9 34.3 36.8 36.7 31.8
Related children 11931 31.3 33.6 28.3 36.7 36.7 34.0 36.6 36.4 31.6
Under 6 years 3828 35.6 37.8 32.8 39.9 39.9 37.7 40.1 39.9 35.2
18 to 24 years 4065 27.5 29.4 26.9 32.3 32.5 30.8 32.6 32.6 30.4
25 to 44 years 10731 18.5 19.9 17.5 23.0 23.0 21.8 23.4 23.4 20.9
45 to 64 years 7375 17.2 18.2 17.4 25.3 25.3 24.7 25.6 25.8 24.9
65 years and over 2922 23.6 24.2 24.0 60.4 60.3 59.8 60.4 60.7 60.3
65 to 74 years 1689 23.2 23.8 23.5 56.8 56.3 55.7 56.4 56.6 56.3
75 years and over 1233 24.2 24.7 24.6 65.5 65.7 65.4 65.9 66.2 65.9
Family Relationship
In families 31008 22.5 24.2 20.8 29.8 29.8 28.0 29.8 29.8 26.6
Married-couple families 15229 8.9 10.0 8.5 15.9 15.8 14.9 16.0 15.9 14.2
With related children under 18 10488 9.7 11.1 8.9 13.7 13.7 12.5 13.9 13.7 11.3
Female hhlder, no husband present 13551 38.0 40.3 34.6 45.7 45.8 42.9 45.7 45.7 40.6
With related children under 18 10970 42.8 45.6 38.7 49.5 49.5 46.3 49.3 49.1 43.1
Unrelated individuals 6034 30.7 31.9 31.8 43.1 43.0 42.7 43.7 43.9 43.7
Living alone 4090 29.5 30.3 30.2 45.1 45.1 44.7 45.5 45.5 45.3
65 years and over 1027 37.0 37.3 37.3 78.6 78.6 78.3 78.6 78.6 78.6
Type of Residence
Inside metropolitan areas 32790 22.6 24.2 21.5 30.2 30.2 28.8 30.4 30.4 27.9
Inside central cities 19089 26.7 28.6 25.5 35.2 35.3 33.6 35.5 35.5 32.6
Outside central cities 13702 17.0 18.0 15.9 23.3 23.2 22.1 23.2 23.3 21.3
Outside metropolitan areas 4416 33.0 35.2 30.9 44.6 44.7 42.3 45.0 45.0 40.6
Region
Northeast 7000 24.0 25.4 21.8 31.0 31.1 29.4 30.9 30.9 27.8
Midwest 6853 26.1 27.5 24.7 35.4 35.6 33.6 35.7 35.4 32.6
South 19735 24.2 25.8 23.1 32.0 32.0 30.6 32.3 32.3 29.6
West 3619 18.1 20.2 17.1 26.7 26.7 25.1 27.1 27.2 25.0

Percent of People in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2002 (Revised)
(Black Alone or in Combination (A.O.I.C.))

Characteristics After taxes
Definition 7 less state income taxes
8
Definition 8 plus nonmeans-tested government cash transfers
9
Definition 9 plus medicare
10
Definition 10 plus regular-price school lunches
11
Definition 11 plus means-tested government cash transfers
12
Definition 13 plus other means- tested government Definition 12 plus medicaid
13
Definition 14 plus net imputed return on equity in own home
15
Noncash transfers
14
Noncash transfers less medical programs
15
BELOW POVERTY LEVEL
Black Alone or in Combination (A.O.I.C.)
Total 29.5 23.3 22.6 22.6 21.1 19.8 17.5 18.3 16.3
Age
Under 18 years 31.9 28.8 28.5 28.5 26.7 24.8 21.3 22.3 20.7
Related children 31.7 28.5 28.2 28.2 26.5 24.5 21.1 22.0 20.4
Under 6 years 35.3 32.7 32.4 32.4 31.3 29.1 26.0 27.1 25.7
18 to 24 years 30.5 27.0 26.3 26.3 25.3 24.2 22.5 23.4 21.6
25 to 44 years 21.0 18.1 17.8 17.8 16.4 15.3 13.5 14.3 12.9
45 to 64 years 25.1 18.6 17.7 17.7 16.3 15.4 13.8 14.5 12.4
65 years and over 60.5 26.0 23.6 23.6 21.5 21.1 18.5 19.1 12.8
65 to 74 years 56.3 25.5 23.1 23.1 21.1 20.5 17.7 18.4 11.9
75 years and over 66.2 26.6 24.2 24.2 22.1 21.9 19.6 19.9 14.0
Family Relationship
In families 26.7 21.3 20.9 20.9 19.4 18.0 15.8 16.6 14.9
Married-couple families 14.3 8.3 8.0 8.0 7.3 6.6 5.8 6.5 5.0
With related children under 18 11.3 8.6 8.2 8.2 7.6 6.8 5.8 6.5 5.1
Female hhlder, no husband present 40.7 35.9 35.5 35.5 33.0 31.0 27.0 27.8 26.1
With related children under 18 43.2 39.4 39.2 39.2 36.8 34.3 29.7 30.6 29.1
Unrelated individuals 44.0 33.0 31.5 31.5 30.1 28.9 25.8 26.8 23.0
Living alone 45.7 31.5 30.0 30.0 28.6 28.0 24.0 24.1 20.1
65 years and over 78.8 39.2 35.3 35.3 33.3 33.0 27.7 27.7 17.8
Type of Residence
Inside metropolitan areas 28.0 22.0 21.5 21.5 20.1 18.8 16.7 17.5 15.7
Inside central cities 32.7 26.0 25.3 25.3 23.8 22.4 19.6 20.4 18.5
Outside central cities 21.4 16.4 16.2 16.2 14.9 13.9 12.6 13.4 11.8
Outside metropolitan areas 40.7 32.4 31.2 31.2 29.0 27.2 23.5 24.6 20.3
Region
Northeast 27.8 23.0 22.2 22.2 20.4 19.4 16.0 17.1 15.0
Midwest 32.9 24.9 24.1 24.1 22.9 21.8 19.2 19.8 18.3
South 29.7 23.6 23.1 23.1 21.8 20.4 18.3 19.1 16.8
West 25.1 19.0 18.4 18.4 15.6 14.0 12.8 13.7 11.9

Percent of People in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2002 (Revised)
(Black Alone)

Characteristics Total (thousands) Money Income Before taxes After taxes
Excluding capital gains (current measures)
1
Definition 1 less taxes plus capital gains (losses) Money income Definition 3 plus health insurance supplements to wage or salary income
4
Definition 4 less social security payroll taxes
5
Definition 5 less federal income taxes
6
Definition 6 plus earned income credit
7
Withough EIC
1a
With EIC
1b
Definition 1 less government transfers
2
Definition 2 plus capital gains (losses)
3
BELOW POVERTY LEVEL
Black alone
Total 35678 24.1 25.7 22.8 32.3 32.3 30.7 32.4 32.4 29.7
Age
Under 18 years 11275 32.3 34.5 29.3 37.6 37.6 35.0 37.5 37.3 32.6
Related children 11111 32.1 34.3 29.1 37.4 37.4 34.8 37.2 37.1 32.4
Under 6 years 3520 36.7 38.9 33.9 41.0 41.0 38.9 41.3 41.2 36.4
18 to 24 years 3876 28.0 29.8 27.2 32.7 33.0 31.2 33.0 33.0 30.7
25 to 44 years 10448 18.5 19.9 17.4 23.1 23.1 21.9 23.5 23.5 21.0
45 to 64 years 7223 17.4 18.4 17.6 25.5 25.5 24.9 25.8 26.0 25.1
65 years and over 2856 23.8 24.3 24.1 60.8 60.6 60.1 60.8 61.1 60.7
65 to 74 years 1660 23.3 23.9 23.6 56.8 56.3 55.7 56.5 56.7 56.3
75 years and over 1195 24.4 25.0 24.9 66.3 66.6 66.3 66.8 67.2 66.8
Family Relationship
In families 29671 22.8 24.4 21.0 30.1 30.1 28.3 30.1 30.1 27.0
Married-couple families 14519 9.1 10.1 8.5 16.2 16.1 15.2 16.2 16.2 14.5
With related children under 18 9901 9.9 11.1 9.0 13.9 13.9 12.7 14.1 13.9 11.5
Female hhlder, no husband present 13030 38.2 40.5 34.9 45.9 46.0 43.2 45.9 45.8 41.0
With related children under 18 10502 43.2 45.8 39.1 49.7 49.7 46.6 49.5 49.3 43.5
Unrelated individuals 5858 30.7 32.0 31.8 43.2 43.2 42.8 43.8 44.0 43.8
Living alone 4004 29.6 30.4 30.3 45.2 45.2 44.9 45.5 45.6 45.4
65 years and over 1009 37.2 37.5 37.5 78.8 78.8 78.5 78.8 78.8 78.8
Type of Residence
Inside metropolitan areas 31450 22.9 24.4 21.7 30.6 30.6 29.1 30.7 30.7 28.2
Inside central cities 18392 27.0 28.9 25.7 35.6 35.7 33.9 35.8 35.8 32.9
Outside central cities 13058 17.1 18.1 16.1 23.5 23.4 22.4 23.5 23.6 21.6
Outside metropolitan areas 4228 33.3 35.1 31.2 44.7 44.8 42.8 45.1 45.0 41.0
Region
Northeast 6675 23.6 25.0 21.4 30.7 30.8 29.1 30.5 30.6 27.5
Midwest 6495 26.6 27.9 25.4 35.8 36.1 34.3 36.2 35.9 33.4
South 19266 24.4 26.0 23.3 32.3 32.3 30.9 32.5 32.6 29.9
West 3242 18.5 20.9 17.5 27.7 27.7 25.9 28.0 28.0 25.8

Percent of People in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2002 (Revised)
(Black Alone)

Characteristics After taxes
Definition 7 less state income taxes
8
Definition 8 plus nonmeans-tested government cash transfers
9
Definition 9 plus medicare
10
Definition 10 plus regular-price school lunches
11
Definition 11 plus means-tested government cash transfers
12
Definition 13 plus other means- tested government Definition 12 plus medicaid
13
Definition 14 plus net imputed return on equity in own home
15
Noncash transfers
14
Noncash transfers less medical programs
15
BELOW POVERTY LEVEL
Black Alone
Total 29.8 23.5 22.9 22.9 21.4 20.1 17.7 18.6 16.5
Age
Under 18 years 32.6 29.5 29.2 29.2 27.5 25.5 22.1 23.1 21.4
Related children 32.4 29.2 29.0 29.0 27.2 25.3 21.8 22.8 21.2
Under 6 years 36.5 33.9 33.6 33.6 32.3 30.2 27.2 28.3 26.9
18 to 24 years 30.9 27.2 26.5 26.5 25.6 24.4 22.6 23.6 21.7
25 to 44 years 21.1 18.1 17.8 17.8 16.4 15.3 13.5 14.3 12.9
45 to 64 years 25.3 18.8 17.9 17.9 16.5 15.6 13.9 14.6 12.5
65 years and over 60.9 26.1 23.8 23.8 21.7 21.3 18.7 19.2 12.9
65 to 74 years 56.4 25.5 23.2 23.2 21.3 20.7 17.8 18.5 11.9
75 years and over 67.1 27.0 24.6 24.6 22.4 22.2 20.0 20.3 14.2
Family Relationship
In families 27.0 21.6 21.1 21.1 19.6 18.3 16.1 16.9 15.2
Married-couple families 14.6 8.5 8.1 8.1 7.5 6.7 5.9 6.7 5.0
With related children under 18 11.5 8.7 8.3 8.3 7.8 6.9 5.9 6.7 5.1
Female hhlder, no husband present 41.0 36.1 35.7 35.7 33.3 31.3 27.4 28.2 26.5
With related children under 18 43.6 39.7 39.5 39.5 37.2 34.7 30.2 31.1 29.6
Unrelated individuals 44.1 33.0 31.5 31.5 30.1 29.0 25.8 26.8 22.9
Living alone 45.7 31.5 30.1 30.1 28.7 28.1 24.1 24.2 20.1
65 years and over 79.0 39.3 35.6 35.6 33.7 33.4 28.0 28.0 18.0
Type of Residence
Inside metropolitan areas 28.3 22.2 21.7 21.7 20.3 19.1 16.9 17.7 15.9
Inside central cities 33.0 26.3 25.5 25.5 24.0 22.6 19.8 20.6 18.7
Outside central cities 21.7 16.6 16.4 16.4 15.1 14.1 12.9 13.7 12.0
Outside metropolitan areas 41.0 32.7 31.5 31.5 29.1 27.3 23.7 24.8 20.4
Region
Northeast 27.6 22.7 21.9 21.9 20.2 19.1 15.8 17.0 14.8
Midwest 33.7 25.4 24.7 24.7 23.5 22.4 19.8 20.3 18.9
South 30.0 23.8 23.3 23.3 22.0 20.6 18.5 19.3 17.0
West 25.9 19.4 18.8 18.8 15.8 14.2 13.1 14.0 12.1

Percent of People in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2002 (Revised)
(Asian Alone or in Combination (A.O.I.C.))

Characteristics Total (thousands) Money Income Before taxes After taxes
Excluding capital gains (current measures)
1
Definition 1 less taxes plus capital gains (losses) Money income Definition 3 plus health insurance supplements to wage or salary income
4
Definition 4 less social security payroll taxes
5
Definition 5 less federal income taxes
6
Definition 6 plus earned income credit
7
Withough EIC
1a
With EIC
1b
Definition 1 less government transfers
2
Definition 2 plus capital gains (losses)
3
BELOW POVERTY LEVEL
Asian A.O.I.C.
Total 12487 10.0 10.8 9.7 13.9 13.8 13.5 14.1 14.1 13.0
Age
Under 18 years 3199 11.0 12.1 10.3 13.4 13.3 12.9 13.6 13.6 11.7
Related children 3159 10.7 11.8 9.9 13.1 13.0 12.6 13.3 13.3 11.4
Under 6 years 1109 8.7 8.8 7.7 10.2 9.8 9.3 9.9 9.9 8.1
18 to 24 years 1292 16.3 17.2 16.5 18.6 18.6 18.1 18.5 18.5 17.9
25 to 44 years 4380 9.6 10.6 9.5 11.0 10.9 10.6 11.3 11.3 10.3
45 to 64 years 2621 6.6 7.1 6.2 11.1 11.0 10.8 11.3 11.3 10.5
65 years and over 995 8.7 9.0 9.0 29.5 29.1 28.9 29.6 29.6 29.6
65 to 74 years 630 7.1 7.7 7.7 24.0 23.5 23.4 24.3 24.3 24.3
75 years and over 365 11.3 11.3 11.3 39.1 38.9 38.4 38.7 38.7 38.7
Family Relationship
In families 10742 7.6 8.4 7.1 11.3 11.2 10.8 11.4 11.4 10.1
Married-couple families 8766 6.0 6.7 5.5 10.0 9.8 9.7 10.1 10.1 9.0
With related children under 18 6134 7.2 8.1 6.3 9.5 9.4 9.2 9.7 9.7 8.0
Female hhlder, no husband present 1146 15.3 17.1 15.5 19.2 19.2 18.1 19.7 19.7 17.2
With related children under 18 692 21.4 22.9 20.2 25.9 25.9 24.2 26.8 26.8 22.7
Unrelated individuals 1708 24.4 25.6 25.4 29.9 29.9 29.8 30.9 30.9 30.9
Living alone 847 19.9 20.7 20.3 29.0 29.0 29.0 29.4 29.4 29.4
65 years and over 142 24.1 24.1 24.1 71.1 71.1 71.1 71.1 71.1 71.1
Type of Residence
Inside metropolitan areas 11959 10.0 10.8 9.7 13.8 13.7 13.4 14.0 14.0 12.9
Inside central cities 5293 12.0 12.8 11.2 16.6 16.3 16.1 16.7 16.7 15.2
Outside central cities 6665 8.3 9.2 8.5 11.6 11.5 11.2 11.8 11.8 11.2
Outside metropolitan areas 528 9.7 10.6 9.8 16.9 16.7 15.0 16.6 16.6 14.7
Region
Northeast 2405 8.4 9.5 7.4 11.9 11.7 11.7 12.2 12.2 10.1
Midwest 1472 13.2 14.2 13.0 16.4 15.8 15.8 15.9 15.9 15.2
South 2687 10.5 11.6 10.4 13.2 13.2 12.5 13.9 13.9 12.5
West 5923 9.6 10.1 9.4 14.4 14.4 14.0 14.5 14.5 13.9

Percent of People in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2002 (Revised)
(Asian Alone or in Combination (A.O.I.C))

Characteristics After taxes
Definition 7 less state income taxes
8
Definition 8 plus nonmeans-tested government cash transfers
9
Definition 9 plus medicare
10
Definition 10 plus regular-price school lunches
11
Definition 11 plus means-tested government cash transfers
12
Definition 13 plus other means- tested government Definition 12 plus medicaid
13
Definition 14 plus net imputed return on equity in own home
15
Noncash transfers
14
Noncash transfers less medical programs
15
BELOW POVERTY LEVEL
Asian A.O.I.C.
Total 13.1 10.1 10.0 10.0 9.2 8.7 8.1 8.5 7.7
Age
Under 18 years 11.8 9.9 9.9 9.9 9.5 9.0 7.7 8.2 7.3
Related children 11.5 9.6 9.6 9.5 9.2 8.6 7.4 7.8 7.0
Under 6 years 8.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.0 6.5 6.0 6.2 5.8
18 to 24 years 17.9 16.3 16.3 16.3 15.9 14.9 14.9 15.8 14.8
25 to 44 years 10.3 9.3 9.3 9.3 9.2 8.7 8.3 8.7 8.1
45 to 64 years 10.7 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.2 5.9 5.5 5.7 4.8
65 years and over 29.7 13.7 12.9 12.9 7.1 7.1 6.5 7.2 5.1
65 to 74 years 24.3 10.4 9.1 9.1 5.4 5.4 4.6 5.9 3.9
75 years and over 39.0 19.5 19.4 19.4 10.0 10.0 9.6 9.6 7.3
Family Relationship
In families 10.2 7.4 7.4 7.3 6.6 6.1 5.5 6.0 5.2
Married-couple families 9.0 5.9 5.9 5.9 5.1 4.6 4.2 4.8 4.0
With related children under 18 8.1 6.3 6.3 6.3 5.9 5.2 4.7 5.4 4.6
Female hhlder, no husband present 17.5 15.1 15.1 14.9 14.7 14.0 11.5 12.1 11.1
With related children under 18 23.3 20.2 20.2 19.8 19.5 19.2 15.2 15.2 14.7
Unrelated individuals 31.1 26.5 26.2 26.2 24.8 24.6 23.7 23.9 22.9
Living alone 29.5 22.5 21.8 21.8 19.3 19.2 17.5 17.5 16.2
65 years and over 71.9 37.5 33.1 33.1 18.4 18.4 13.7 13.7 8.6
Type of Residence
Inside metropolitan areas 13.0 10.1 10.0 10.0 9.2 8.7 8.1 8.5 7.7
Inside central cities 15.2 11.8 11.7 11.7 10.5 10.1 9.3 9.5 9.2
Outside central cities 11.3 8.8 8.7 8.7 8.1 7.5 7.1 7.8 6.5
Outside metropolitan areas 15.0 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.2 8.5 8.7 7.7
Region
Northeast 10.2 7.0 6.8 6.8 6.5 6.5 5.3 5.4 5.1
Midwest 15.2 13.0 13.0 13.0 13.0 12.4 12.2 12.8 11.6
South 12.5 10.2 10.1 10.1 10.1 9.4 8.8 9.5 8.8
West 14.0 10.5 10.5 10.4 8.9 8.4 7.8 8.3 7.3

Percent of People in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2002 (Revised)
(Asian alone)

Characteristics Total (thousands) Money Income Before taxes After taxes
Excluding capital gains (current measures)
1
Definition 1 less taxes plus capital gains (losses) Money income Definition 3 plus health insurance supplements to wage or salary income
4
Definition 4 less social security payroll taxes
5
Definition 5 less federal income taxes
6
Definition 6 plus earned income credit
7
Withough EIC
1a
With EIC
1b
Definition 1 less government transfers
2
Definition 2 plus capital gains (losses)
3
BELOW POVERTY LEVEL
Asian alone
Total 11541 10.1 11.0 9.8 14.2 14.1 13.8 14.4 14.4 13.3
Age
Under 18 years 2683 11.7 12.9 10.9 14.3 14.2 13.8 14.5 14.5 12.5
Related children 2648 11.4 12.6 10.6 14.0 13.9 13.4 14.2 14.2 12.1
Under 6 years 884 9.1 9.1 7.7 10.6 10.2 9.7 10.2 10.2 8.3
18 to 24 years 1167 16.8 17.6 16.8 19.3 19.3 18.6 18.9 18.9 18.3
25 to 44 years 4178 9.6 10.6 9.5 11.0 10.9 10.6 11.3 11.3 10.3
45 to 64 years 2536 6.6 7.1 6.2 11.2 11.2 11.0 11.4 11.4 10.7
65 years and over 977 8.4 8.8 8.8 29.6 29.1 28.9 29.6 29.6 29.6
65 to 74 years 619 6.9 7.5 7.5 24.0 23.4 23.3 24.2 24.2 24.2
75 years and over 358 10.9 10.9 10.9 39.2 39.0 38.6 39.0 39.0 39.0
Family Relationship
In families 9899 7.7 8.6 7.2 11.6 11.5 11.1 11.7 11.7 10.4
Married-couple families 8117 6.3 7.0 5.7 10.5 10.3 10.2 10.7 10.7 9.4
With related children under 18 5587 7.6 8.5 6.8 10.1 9.9 9.8 10.3 10.3 8.5
Female hhlder, no husband present 1019 15.2 17.3 15.5 19.2 19.2 18.1 19.8 19.8 17.4
With related children under 18 595 22.4 24.1 21.1 27.0 27.0 25.1 28.2 28.2 24.1
Unrelated individuals 1613 24.2 25.2 25.0 29.9 29.9 29.9 30.8 30.8 30.8
Living alone 808 19.1 19.6 19.2 28.6 28.6 28.6 28.7 28.7 28.7
65 years and over 140 23.4 23.4 23.4 70.7 70.7 70.7 70.7 70.7 70.7
Type of Residence
Inside metropolitan areas 11099 10.1 11.0 9.8 14.1 14.0 13.7 14.3 14.3 13.2
Inside central cities 4958 12.3 13.1 11.3 17.0 16.7 16.5 17.1 17.1 15.4
Outside central cities 6141 8.3 9.3 8.5 11.7 11.7 11.4 12.0 12.0 11.4
Outside metropolitan areas 442 10.0 10.6 10.1 18.1 17.9 16.1 17.9 17.9 16.0
Region
Northeast 2295 8.2 9.2 7.2 11.9 11.7 11.6 12.1 12.1 10.0
Midwest 1381 13.5 14.6 13.3 16.6 15.9 15.9 16.0 16.0 15.3
South 2473 11.2 12.4 11.1 14.2 14.2 13.4 14.9 14.9 13.3
West 5392 9.5 10.1 9.4 14.7 14.6 14.3 14.7 14.7 14.2

Percent of People in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2002 (Revised)
(Asian alone)

Characteristics After taxes
Definition 7 less state income taxes
8
Definition 8 plus nonmeans-tested government cash transfers
9
Definition 9 plus medicare
10
Definition 10 plus regular-price school lunches
11
Definition 11 plus means-tested government cash transfers
12
Definition 13 plus other means- tested government Definition 12 plus medicaid
13
Definition 14 plus net imputed return on equity in own home
15
Noncash transfers
14
Noncash transfers less medical programs
15
BELOW POVERTY LEVEL
Asian alone
Total 13.4 10.2 10.1 10.1 9.3 8.8 8.2 8.7 7.8
Age
Under 18 years 12.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.2 9.6 8.3 8.8 8.0
Related children 12.2 10.1 10.1 10.1 9.8 9.2 7.9 8.4 7.6
Under 6 years 8.3 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.0 6.4 5.8 6.0 5.8
18 to 24 years 18.3 16.7 16.7 16.7 16.2 15.2 15.2 16.2 15.0
25 to 44 years 10.3 9.3 9.3 9.3 9.2 8.7 8.3 8.8 8.2
45 to 64 years 10.8 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.1 5.9 5.5 5.7 4.9
65 years and over 29.8 13.6 12.8 12.8 7.0 7.0 6.3 7.1 5.0
65 to 74 years 24.3 10.3 9.1 9.1 5.4 5.4 4.6 5.8 3.8
75 years and over 39.3 19.4 19.3 19.3 9.8 9.8 9.3 9.3 7.0
Family Relationship
In families 10.4 7.5 7.5 7.5 6.8 6.2 5.7 6.2 5.3
Married-couple families 9.4 6.2 6.2 6.2 5.4 4.8 4.4 5.0 4.2
With related children under 18 8.6 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.4 5.6 5.0 5.7 4.9
Female hhlder, no husband present 17.6 15.0 15.0 15.0 14.9 14.2 11.5 12.2 11.1
With related children under 18 24.3 20.8 20.8 20.8 20.8 20.6 16.1 16.1 15.4
Unrelated individuals 31.0 26.3 26.0 26.0 24.6 24.4 23.6 23.8 22.8
Living alone 28.8 21.5 20.9 20.9 18.3 18.3 16.8 16.8 15.5
65 years and over 71.6 37.0 33.4 33.4 18.6 18.6 13.9 13.9 8.7
Type of Residence
Inside metropolitan areas 13.2 10.2 10.1 10.1 9.3 8.8 8.2 8.7 7.8
Inside central cities 15.4 11.9 11.8 11.8 10.6 10.2 9.3 9.5 9.2
Outside central cities 11.5 8.8 8.8 8.8 8.2 7.6 7.3 8.0 6.7
Outside metropolitan areas 16.4 9.9 9.9 9.9 9.9 9.9 9.2 9.3 8.4
Region
Northeast 10.0 6.7 6.6 6.6 6.3 6.3 5.5 5.5 5.2
Midwest 15.3 13.3 13.3 13.3 13.3 12.7 12.5 13.2 12.0
South 13.3 10.8 10.7 10.7 10.7 9.9 9.3 10.1 9.3
West 14.3 10.6 10.5 10.5 8.9 8.4 7.8 8.3 7.2

Percent of People in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2002 (Revised)
(Hispanic Origin)

Characteristics Total (thousands) Money Income Before taxes After taxes
Excluding capital gains (current measures)
1
Definition 1 less taxes plus capital gains (losses) Money income Definition 3 plus health insurance supplements to wage or salary income
4
Definition 4 less social security payroll taxes
5
Definition 5 less federal income taxes
6
Definition 6 plus earned income credit
7
Withough EIC
1a
With EIC
1b
Definition 1 less government transfers
2
Definition 2 plus capital gains (losses)
3
BELOW POVERTY LEVEL
Hispanic Origin
Total 39216 21.8 24.1 20.3 26.8 26.7 25.4 27.6 27.6 24.4
Age
Under 18 years 13210 28.6 31.5 25.5 31.7 31.5 29.7 32.4 32.4 27.4
Related children 12971 28.2 31.0 25.0 31.3 31.0 29.2 32.0 31.9 26.9
Under 6 years 4684 28.7 31.7 25.4 31.2 31.0 29.6 32.4 32.3 26.9
18 to 24 years 4816 21.1 23.8 20.9 23.4 23.4 22.3 25.0 25.2 22.5
25 to 44 years 13364 18.2 20.5 16.8 20.9 20.8 19.6 21.7 21.7 18.6
45 to 64 years 5772 15.5 16.9 15.4 22.1 22.2 21.1 22.3 22.5 21.4
65 years and over 2053 21.4 22.1 21.4 55.2 54.9 54.5 55.4 55.6 55.2
65 to 74 years 1223 20.2 21.0 20.2 53.3 53.0 52.4 53.4 53.7 53.1
75 years and over 830 23.1 23.6 23.1 57.9 57.8 57.5 58.4 58.4 58.3
Family Relationship
In families 34598 20.8 23.1 18.7 25.6 25.5 24.0 26.3 26.3 22.7
Married-couple families 24652 16.6 18.6 15.1 21.2 21.0 19.5 21.5 21.5 18.6
With related children under 18 19679 18.7 21.0 16.6 21.4 21.2 19.5 21.7 21.7 18.1
Female hhlder, no husband present 7013 36.4 39.3 32.8 42.4 42.0 40.9 43.7 43.6 38.2
With related children under 18 5763 41.6 44.8 37.2 46.3 46.0 44.7 47.8 47.6 41.3
Unrelated individuals 4364 28.8 31.5 31.4 35.1 35.4 34.8 36.9 37.1 36.9
Living alone 1611 27.9 29.6 29.4 40.7 40.8 40.4 41.5 41.7 41.6
65 years and over 359 44.1 43.8 43.8 84.0 84.0 83.1 83.1 83.1 83.1
Type of Residence
Inside metropolitan areas 35854 21.4 23.7 19.9 26.3 26.2 24.9 27.1 27.1 23.9
Inside central cities 17975 25.1 27.9 23.4 30.5 30.3 29.1 31.6 31.6 28.1
Outside central cities 17879 17.6 19.4 16.3 22.0 21.9 20.8 22.5 22.6 19.8
Outside metropolitan areas 3362 26.7 29.3 24.6 32.5 32.5 30.3 33.0 33.2 29.1
Region
Northeast 5547 25.3 27.0 23.6 31.9 31.6 30.5 32.3 32.2 28.8
Midwest 3418 19.4 21.6 19.2 22.3 22.4 21.2 22.7 22.9 20.7
South 13547 22.3 24.9 20.6 27.8 27.8 26.5 29.1 29.1 25.5
West 16704 20.8 23.1 19.1 25.2 25.1 23.6 25.8 25.8 22.7

Percent of People in Poverty, by Definition of Income and Selected Characteristics: 2002 (Revised)
(Hispanics (may be of any race))

Characteristics After taxes
Definition 7 less state income taxes
8
Definition 8 plus nonmeans-tested government cash transfers
9
Definition 9 plus medicare
10
Definition 10 plus regular-price school lunches
11
Definition 11 plus means-tested government cash transfers
12
Definition 13 plus other means- tested government Definition 12 plus medicaid
13
Definition 14 plus net imputed return on equity in own home
15
Noncash transfers
14
Noncash transfers less medical programs
15
BELOW POVERTY LEVEL
Hispanics (may be of any race)
Total 24.5 20.6 20.1 20.1 19.2 18.0 16.1 17.2 15.5
Age
Under 18 years 27.5 25.3 25.1 25.1 24.2 22.5 19.7 21.0 19.2
Related children 27.0 24.8 24.6 24.5 23.7 22.0 19.1 20.4 18.7
Under 6 years 26.9 25.2 25.1 25.1 24.4 22.6 20.3 21.9 19.9
18 to 24 years 22.7 21.0 20.9 20.9 20.0 18.8 17.9 18.9 17.8
25 to 44 years 18.7 16.6 16.4 16.3 15.8 14.8 13.4 14.3 13.2
45 to 64 years 21.4 16.8 16.3 16.3 14.8 14.0 12.7 13.4 11.4
65 years and over 55.3 25.1 21.3 21.3 19.2 19.0 16.6 17.8 12.7
65 to 74 years 53.2 24.0 20.2 20.2 18.2 17.9 16.0 17.2 13.0
75 years and over 58.3 26.7 22.9 22.9 20.7 20.5 17.5 18.7 12.3
Family Relationship
In families 22.7 19.0 18.6 18.6 17.7 16.4 14.5 15.6 13.9
Married-couple families 18.6 14.9 14.5 14.5 14.0 12.7 10.9 12.3 10.3
With related children under 18 18.2 16.1 15.9 15.9 15.5 13.9 11.9 13.4 11.4
Female hhlder, no husband present 38.2 34.1 33.8 33.8 31.8 30.2 27.2 27.8 26.6
With related children under 18 41.3 38.0 37.9 37.9 36.1 34.3 30.7 31.2 30.1
Unrelated individuals 37.2 32.0 31.1 31.1 30.0 29.3 28.0 28.6 26.5
Living alone 41.7 31.3 29.9 29.9 28.1 26.9 23.8 23.8 20.2
65 years and over 83.1 48.5 43.6 43.6 40.2 39.7 33.1 33.1 22.2
Type of Residence
Inside metropolitan areas 24.0 20.2 19.8 19.8 18.8 17.6 15.9 16.9 15.4
Inside central cities 28.2 24.1 23.6 23.6 22.3 20.6 18.8 20.0 18.5
Outside central cities 19.8 16.3 15.9 15.9 15.3 14.5 13.0 13.7 12.2
Outside metropolitan areas 29.2 24.2 23.5 23.5 23.2 22.2 18.8 20.4 16.8
Region
Northeast 29.1 25.8 25.1 25.1 22.6 20.5 18.4 19.3 18.1
Midwest 20.8 17.9 17.6 17.6 17.3 16.7 15.7 16.3 15.4
South 25.5 20.8 20.4 20.3 20.0 19.6 17.7 18.7 17.0
West 22.8 19.2 18.7 18.7 17.8 16.1 14.2 15.4 13.4

For further explanation of the tax model revisions issued in April 2004 see, "Alternative Measures of Poverty for 2001 and 2002 (Revised)" at Alternative Measures Revision

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2003 Annual and Social Economic Supplement.


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division: Poverty |  Last Revised: June 22, 2010