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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 alone
 
Total (1)
240,548 26,990 11.2 197,763 18,558 9.4 976 450 46.1 41,810 7,982 19.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
198,620 21,591 10.9 162,875 14,999 9.2 730 312 42.8 35,014 6,279 17.9
      Inside principal cities 68,460 10,216 14.9 52,549 7,100 13.5 270 122 45.2 15,641 2,994 19.1
      Outside principal cities 130,159 11,375 8.7 110,326 7,899 7.2 460 190 41.4 19,373 3,286 17.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 41,929 5,399 12.9 34,887 3,559 10.2 245 138 56.1 6,796 1,702 25.0

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
43,667 4,142 9.5 35,739 2,607 7.3 144 50 34.9 7,784 1,484 19.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 38,351 3,565 9.3 31,362 2,272 7.2 109 41 37.5 6,880 1,252 18.2
      Inside principal cities 9,853 1,628 16.5 7,422 1,121 15.1 22 10 (B) 2,409 497 20.6
      Outside principal cities 28,498 1,937 6.8 23,940 1,151 4.8 87 30 35.0 4,471 755 16.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,316 577 10.9 4,377 336 7.7 36 10 (B) 904 232 25.7
Midwest 55,897 5,501 9.8 45,838 3,593 7.8 236 123 52.0 9,823 1,785 18.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 41,420 3,791 9.2 33,776 2,472 7.3 128 63 49.7 7,517 1,256 16.7
      Inside principal cities 12,887 1,640 12.7 9,629 1,018 10.6 56 24 (B) 3,202 599 18.7
      Outside principal cities 28,533 2,150 7.5 24,147 1,454 6.0 72 40 (B) 4,315 657 15.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 14,477 1,711 11.8 12,062 1,122 9.3 109 59 54.6 2,306 530 23.0
South 83,858 9,909 11.8 69,663 7,033 10.1 283 152 53.7 13,912 2,725 19.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 67,428 7,529 11.2 55,919 5,420 9.7 219 102 46.5 11,289 2,007 17.8
      Inside principal cities 22,671 3,315 14.6 17,741 2,407 13.6 63 35 (B) 4,867 873 17.9
      Outside principal cities 44,757 4,214 9.4 38,178 3,013 7.9 157 67 43.0 6,422 1,134 17.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16,430 2,381 14.5 13,744 1,613 11.7 64 50 (B) 2,622 717 27.4
West 57,127 7,437 13.0 46,523 5,325 11.4 311 125 40.0 10,292 1,987 19.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 51,421 6,707 13.0 41,819 4,836 11.6 274 106 38.7 9,328 1,765 18.9
      Inside principal cities 23,050 3,633 15.8 17,757 2,554 14.4 130 53 41.2 5,163 1,026 19.9
      Outside principal cities 28,371 3,074 10.8 24,061 2,281 9.5 145 53 36.4 4,165 739 17.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,706 730 12.8 4,704 489 10.4 37 19 (B) 964 223 23.1

Division (31)
 
New England
12,528 1,139 9.1 10,128 716 7.1 32 10 (B) 2,368 414 17.5
Middle Atlantic 31,139 3,003 9.6 25,611 1,891 7.4 112 41 36.3 5,416 1,070 19.8
East North Central 38,256 3,747 9.8 31,607 2,504 7.9 138 76 55.1 6,512 1,167 17.9
West North Central 17,640 1,755 9.9 14,231 1,089 7.7 99 47 47.6 3,310 618 18.7
South Atlantic 42,278 4,219 10.0 34,754 2,774 8.0 150 102 67.7 7,374 1,343 18.2
East South Central 13,967 1,769 12.7 11,552 1,189 10.3 50 20 (B) 2,365 560 23.7
West South Central 27,612 3,922 14.2 23,356 3,070 13.1 83 31 37.2 4,173 822 19.7
Mountain 19,162 2,377 12.4 15,643 1,688 10.8 89 34 37.8 3,430 655 19.1
Pacific 37,965 5,060 13.3 30,880 3,637 11.8 222 91 41.0 6,862 1,332 19.4

Poverty Footnotes


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