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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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POV41: Region, Division and Type of Residence--Poverty Status for All People, Family Members and Unrelated Individuals by Family Structure: 2008

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands)

  All people (1) People in families (2) People in unrelated subfamilies (3) Unrelated individuals (4)
All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6)

All races
 
Total (1)
301,041 39,829 13.2 248,301 28,564 11.5 1,207 555 46.0 51,534 10,710 20.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
253,048 32,570 12.9 208,292 23,522 11.3 932 406 43.6 43,825 8,642 19.7
      Inside principal cities 97,217 17,222 17.7 75,835 12,518 16.5 376 157 41.8 21,006 4,547 21.6
      Outside principal cities 155,831 15,348 9.8 132,457 11,004 8.3 555 249 44.9 22,819 4,095 17.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 47,993 7,259 15.1 40,009 5,042 12.6 275 148 53.9 7,709 2,068 26.8

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
54,123 6,295 11.6 44,512 4,281 9.6 165 65 39.1 9,445 1,950 20.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 48,600 5,673 11.7 39,966 3,915 9.8 125 51 40.5 8,508 1,707 20.1
      Inside principal cities 15,811 3,192 20.2 12,324 2,351 19.1 30 19 (B) 3,457 822 23.8
      Outside principal cities 32,789 2,481 7.6 27,643 1,564 5.7 95 32 33.7 5,052 885 17.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,523 623 11.3 4,546 366 8.0 40 14 (B) 937 243 25.9
Midwest 65,589 8,120 12.4 53,885 5,705 10.6 272 142 52.1 11,432 2,273 19.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 50,443 6,183 12.3 41,267 4,409 10.7 160 82 51.5 9,017 1,692 18.8
      Inside principal cities 18,501 3,406 18.4 14,191 2,431 17.1 81 36 44.0 4,229 940 22.2
      Outside principal cities 31,942 2,777 8.7 27,076 1,978 7.3 79 47 59.3 4,788 752 15.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 15,146 1,937 12.8 12,618 1,296 10.3 112 59 53.0 2,416 581 24.1
South 110,666 15,862 14.3 91,959 11,647 12.7 392 202 51.5 18,315 4,014 21.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 90,000 12,150 13.5 74,646 8,968 12.0 315 148 47.0 15,039 3,033 20.2
      Inside principal cities 32,972 5,933 18.0 26,050 4,440 17.0 102 45 43.9 6,820 1,449 21.2
      Outside principal cities 57,028 6,216 10.9 48,596 4,528 9.3 213 103 48.6 8,218 1,585 19.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 20,667 3,713 18.0 17,313 2,679 15.5 77 54 69.6 3,277 980 29.9
West 70,663 9,552 13.5 57,945 6,931 12.0 378 146 38.8 12,340 2,474 20.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 64,006 8,565 13.4 52,413 6,230 11.9 332 125 37.7 11,261 2,210 19.6
      Inside principal cities 29,933 4,691 15.7 23,270 3,297 14.2 163 58 35.6 6,500 1,336 20.6
      Outside principal cities 34,073 3,874 11.4 29,143 2,933 10.1 169 67 39.8 4,761 874 18.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,657 986 14.8 5,532 701 12.7 46 21 (B) 1,079 264 24.5

Division (31)
 
New England
14,121 1,439 10.2 11,470 952 8.3 37 12 (B) 2,614 474 18.1
Middle Atlantic 40,002 4,856 12.1 33,042 3,328 10.1 128 52 40.9 6,832 1,476 21.6
East North Central 45,714 5,839 12.8 37,870 4,241 11.2 158 88 55.6 7,687 1,511 19.7
West North Central 19,875 2,280 11.5 16,015 1,464 9.1 114 54 47.2 3,746 762 20.3
South Atlantic 57,769 7,477 12.9 47,564 5,261 11.1 220 148 67.3 9,986 2,068 20.7
East South Central 18,025 2,849 15.8 14,932 2,049 13.7 53 20 (B) 3,039 780 25.7
West South Central 34,872 5,537 15.9 29,463 4,337 14.7 119 34 28.9 5,290 1,166 22.0
Mountain 21,766 2,945 13.5 17,814 2,115 11.9 112 48 42.8 3,841 783 20.4
Pacific 48,896 6,606 13.5 40,131 4,817 12.0 266 99 37.1 8,499 1,691 19.9

Poverty Footnotes


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