Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2006
This report presents data on income,
poverty, and health insurance coverage
in the United States based on
information collected in the 2007 and
earlier Annual Social and Economic
Supplements (ASEC) to the Current
Population Survey (CPS) conducted by
the U.S. Census Bureau.
Data presented in this report indicate
- Real median household income
- increased between 2005 and 2006 for the second consecutive year.
- The poverty rate decreased
- between 2005 and 2006.
- The number of people with health
- insurance coverage increased between 2005 and 2006, as did unchanged for non-Hispanic Whites and Blacks.