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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
Total (1)
40,097 9,882 24.6 32,818 7,768 23.7 156 72 46.1 7,123 2,042 28.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
36,153 8,582 23.7 29,500 6,722 22.8 148 72 48.6 6,505 1,788 27.5
      Inside principal cities 20,017 5,659 28.3 15,976 4,441 27.8 75 29 (B) 3,967 1,189 30.0
      Outside principal cities 16,135 2,924 18.1 13,524 2,281 16.9 74 43 (B) 2,538 599 23.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,944 1,300 32.9 3,318 1,046 31.5 8 0 (B) 619 253 41.0

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
7,033 1,626 23.1 5,786 1,276 22.1 14 7 (B) 1,234 343 27.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,947 1,598 23.0 5,713 1,254 21.9 13 7 (B) 1,220 337 27.6
      Inside principal cities 4,465 1,216 27.2 3,666 971 26.5 7 7 (B) 792 238 30.0
      Outside principal cities 2,482 382 15.4 2,047 283 13.8 6 0 (B) 428 99 23.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 86 29 33.0 73 22 (B) 0 0 (B) 14 7 (B)
Midwest 7,286 2,230 30.6 5,940 1,802 30.3 32 17 (B) 1,314 411 31.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,994 2,122 30.3 5,705 1,717 30.1 31 17 (B) 1,258 388 30.8
      Inside principal cities 4,653 1,610 34.6 3,755 1,288 34.3 25 11 (B) 874 310 35.5
      Outside principal cities 2,340 512 21.9 1,950 429 22.0 6 6 (B) 384 78 20.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 293 108 37.0 235 85 36.3 2 0 (B) 56 23 (B)
South 21,776 5,291 24.3 17,965 4,156 23.1 87 43 49.8 3,725 1,092 29.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,306 4,142 22.6 15,044 3,230 21.5 81 43 53.4 3,181 869 27.3
      Inside principal cities 8,612 2,363 27.4 6,921 1,861 26.9 28 10 (B) 1,663 491 29.5
      Outside principal cities 9,694 1,779 18.3 8,123 1,368 16.8 53 33 (B) 1,518 377 24.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,471 1,150 33.1 2,921 927 31.7 6 0 (B) 544 223 41.0
West 4,001 734 18.4 3,128 534 17.1 23 5 (B) 850 196 23.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,907 721 18.5 3,038 522 17.2 23 5 (B) 846 195 23.1
      Inside principal cities 2,288 470 20.6 1,634 320 19.6 15 0 (B) 638 150 23.5
      Outside principal cities 1,619 251 15.5 1,404 201 14.3 8 5 (B) 207 45 21.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 94 13 13.8 90 12 13.7 0 0 (X) 4 1 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
945 192 20.3 789 154 19.5 2 0 (B) 154 38 24.8
Middle Atlantic 6,088 1,434 23.6 4,997 1,122 22.4 11 7 (B) 1,080 305 28.3
East North Central 5,884 1,871 31.8 4,858 1,551 31.9 20 12 (B) 1,006 308 30.6
West North Central 1,402 359 25.6 1,082 251 23.2 12 5 (B) 308 102 33.3
South Atlantic 12,955 3,000 23.2 10,616 2,326 21.9 67 43 (B) 2,272 630 27.7
East South Central 3,716 996 26.8 3,103 799 25.8 3 0 (B) 609 197 32.3
West South Central 5,106 1,295 25.4 4,245 1,031 24.3 17 0 (B) 844 265 31.4
Mountain 888 165 18.6 698 110 15.8 7 5 (B) 183 50 27.5
Pacific 3,113 570 18.3 2,429 424 17.5 16 0 (B) 667 146 21.8

Poverty Footnotes


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