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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, not Hispanic
 
Total (1)
196,940 17,024 8.6 159,344 10,138 6.4 749 347 46.3 36,848 6,539 17.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
158,090 12,407 7.8 127,111 7,213 5.7 519 218 42.0 30,460 4,976 16.3
      Inside principal cities 47,947 4,855 10.1 34,771 2,578 7.4 168 80 47.4 13,008 2,197 16.9
      Outside principal cities 110,143 7,552 6.9 92,340 4,634 5.0 350 138 39.4 17,453 2,779 15.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 38,850 4,617 11.9 32,233 2,925 9.1 230 129 56.1 6,387 1,563 24.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
38,205 2,873 7.5 31,052 1,584 5.1 133 45 33.8 7,020 1,245 17.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 32,977 2,329 7.1 26,755 1,278 4.8 97 35 36.4 6,124 1,016 16.6
      Inside principal cities 6,912 804 11.6 4,917 447 9.1 21 10 (B) 1,975 347 17.6
      Outside principal cities 26,064 1,525 5.9 21,838 831 3.8 76 25 32.7 4,150 669 16.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,228 544 10.4 4,297 306 7.1 36 10 (B) 896 229 25.6
Midwest 52,184 4,608 8.8 42,492 2,803 6.6 226 119 52.6 9,467 1,686 17.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 38,234 3,047 8.0 30,904 1,814 5.9 124 59 48.0 7,206 1,173 16.3
      Inside principal cities 11,282 1,211 10.7 8,203 638 7.8 53 21 (B) 3,025 553 18.3
      Outside principal cities 26,952 1,835 6.8 22,701 1,176 5.2 71 39 (B) 4,181 621 14.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,950 1,561 11.2 11,587 989 8.5 102 59 58.1 2,260 513 22.7
South 67,563 6,286 9.3 55,364 3,978 7.2 198 115 57.8 12,000 2,194 18.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 52,628 4,282 8.1 42,877 2,658 6.2 143 73 51.1 9,608 1,551 16.1
      Inside principal cities 15,448 1,436 9.3 11,497 821 7.1 25 16 (B) 3,926 599 15.3
      Outside principal cities 37,181 2,846 7.7 31,380 1,837 5.9 118 57 48.3 5,682 952 16.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 14,935 2,004 13.4 12,488 1,320 10.6 55 41 (B) 2,392 643 26.9
West 38,988 3,256 8.4 30,436 1,773 5.8 192 69 35.8 8,361 1,415 16.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,252 2,749 8.0 26,575 1,463 5.5 155 50 32.3 7,521 1,236 16.4
      Inside principal cities 14,306 1,404 9.8 10,155 673 6.6 70 33 (B) 4,082 698 17.1
      Outside principal cities 19,946 1,345 6.7 16,421 790 4.8 85 17 20.4 3,440 538 15.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,737 508 10.7 3,861 310 8.0 37 19 (B) 839 179 21.3

Division (31)
 
New England
11,619 841 7.2 9,356 475 5.1 30 8 (B) 2,233 358 16.0
Middle Atlantic 26,586 2,032 7.6 21,696 1,109 5.1 103 36 35.4 4,788 887 18.5
East North Central 35,400 3,067 8.7 29,013 1,897 6.5 135 73 54.1 6,252 1,097 17.6
West North Central 16,784 1,541 9.2 13,479 906 6.7 91 46 50.4 3,214 588 18.3
South Atlantic 36,637 3,228 8.8 29,920 2,017 6.7 100 77 77.2 6,617 1,134 17.1
East South Central 13,367 1,599 12.0 11,103 1,053 9.5 49 20 (B) 2,214 526 23.8
West South Central 17,559 1,459 8.3 14,341 908 6.3 49 18 (B) 3,169 534 16.9
Mountain 14,706 1,251 8.5 11,744 738 6.3 80 32 40.3 2,882 480 16.7
Pacific 24,282 2,006 8.3 18,692 1,035 5.5 112 36 32.5 5,478 935 17.1

Poverty Footnotes


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