U.S. Department of Commerce
Economics and Statistics Administration
U.S. CENSUS BUREAU
American Community Survey Reports
Income, Earnings, and Poverty
Data From the 2006 American
Issued August 2007
Bruce H. Webster Jr.
Helping You Make Informed Decisions
Bruce H. Webster Jr. prepared the income and earnings sections of this
report under the direction of Edward J. Welniak Jr., Chief of the Income
Surveys Branch. Alemayehu Bishaw prepared the poverty section under
the direction of Sharon Stern, Chief of the Poverty and Health Statistics
Branch. Charles T. Nelson, Assistant Division Chief for Income, Poverty,
and Health Statistics, Housing and Household Economic Statistics Division,
provided overall direction.
The American Community Survey program is under the direction of Teresa
Angueira, Associate Director for Decennial Census, and Susan Schechter,
Chief, American Community Survey Offi ce.
The report has been produced through the eff orts of a number of individu-
als directly responsible for the design and implementation of the
American Community Survey, including Lisa Blumerman, Douglas
Hillmer, Donald Fischer, Nancy Torrieri, Deborah Griffi n, and
Alfredo Navarro, as well as through the eff orts of many Census Bureau
staff working on the American Community Survey.
B. Dale Garrett, under the supervision of Alfredo Navarro and Anthony
G. Tersine Jr. of the Decennial Statistical Studies Division, conducted
Additional people within the U.S. Census Bureau also made signifi cant con-
tributions to the preparation of this report. Marjorie Hanson, Peter
Fronczek, Scott Boggess, Jennifer Day, and Barbara Downs reviewed
the contents. Jessica Semega, Kirby Posey, Ashley Provencher, and
Danielle Farrie provided statistical assistance.
Census Bureau fi eld representatives, telephone interviewers, and data pro-
cessing staff collected the data. Without their dedication, the preparation
of this report or any report from th