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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)

White A.O.I.C.
 
Total (1)
245,603 27,868 11.3 202,100 19,255 9.5 1,009 460 45.6 42,495 8,153 19.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
202,918 22,279 11.0 166,586 15,561 9.3 754 318 42.2 35,578 6,400 18.0
      Inside principal cities 70,314 10,620 15.1 54,094 7,444 13.8 288 124 43.0 15,932 3,052 19.2
      Outside principal cities 132,604 11,659 8.8 112,492 8,117 7.2 466 194 41.7 19,646 3,347 17.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 42,685 5,589 13.1 35,514 3,693 10.4 255 142 55.8 6,917 1,753 25.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
44,315 4,286 9.7 36,293 2,721 7.5 150 56 37.3 7,871 1,509 19.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 38,914 3,687 9.5 31,850 2,371 7.4 110 42 38.2 6,954 1,274 18.3
      Inside principal cities 10,005 1,702 17.0 7,557 1,188 15.7 22 10 (B) 2,426 504 20.8
      Outside principal cities 28,909 1,985 6.9 24,293 1,183 4.9 88 32 35.9 4,528 770 17.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,400 599 11.1 4,443 350 7.9 40 14 (B) 917 235 25.6
Midwest 56,880 5,740 10.1 46,704 3,795 8.1 239 124 51.9 9,937 1,821 18.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 42,237 3,988 9.4 34,501 2,647 7.7 129 65 50.3 7,606 1,276 16.8
      Inside principal cities 13,294 1,768 13.3 9,982 1,131 11.3 57 25 (B) 3,254 612 18.8
      Outside principal cities 28,943 2,220 7.7 24,519 1,516 6.2 72 40 (B) 4,352 664 15.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 14,644 1,752 12.0 12,203 1,148 9.4 110 59 53.8 2,331 545 23.4
South 85,439 10,202 11.9 71,008 7,257 10.2 293 155 52.9 14,137 2,789 19.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 68,679 7,725 11.2 56,988 5,569 9.8 228 105 46.1 11,463 2,051 17.9
      Inside principal cities 23,203 3,421 14.7 18,181 2,496 13.7 68 35 (B) 4,954 890 18.0
      Outside principal cities 45,476 4,304 9.5 38,807 3,073 7.9 160 70 44.0 6,509 1,161 17.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16,760 2,477 14.8 14,020 1,689 12.0 65 50 (B) 2,674 738 27.6
West 58,969 7,640 13.0 48,095 5,482 11.4 326 125 38.3 10,549 2,034 19.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 53,088 6,880 13.0 43,247 4,975 11.5 287 106 37.0 9,555 1,798 18.8
      Inside principal cities 23,812 3,729 15.7 18,373 2,630 14.3 140 53 38.1 5,298 1,046 19.8
      Outside principal cities 29,277 3,150 10.8 24,874 2,346 9.4 147 53 35.9 4,256 752 17.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,881 760 12.9 4,848 506 10.4 39 19 (B) 994 235 23.7

Division (31)
 
New England
12,643 1,155 9.1 10,227 727 7.1 33 11 (B) 2,382 417 17.5
Middle Atlantic 31,671 3,131 9.9 26,065 1,993 7.6 117 45 38.8 5,489 1,092 19.9
East North Central 38,904 3,913 10.1 32,180 2,648 8.2 139 77 55.6 6,585 1,188 18.0
West North Central 17,977 1,827 10.2 14,524 1,147 7.9 100 47 46.8 3,352 633 18.9
South Atlantic 42,930 4,332 10.1 35,314 2,857 8.1 153 105 68.3 7,463 1,370 18.4
East South Central 14,177 1,831 12.9 11,730 1,242 10.6 50 20 (B) 2,396 569 23.8
West South Central 28,332 4,038 14.3 23,964 3,158 13.2 90 31 34.2 4,278 850 19.9
Mountain 19,571 2,442 12.5 15,994 1,736 10.9 94 34 35.9 3,483 672 19.3
Pacific 39,399 5,198 13.2 32,101 3,745 11.7 231 91 39.3 7,066 1,362 19.3

Poverty Footnotes


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