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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)

Black alone
 
Total (1)
37,966 9,379 24.7 30,986 7,339 23.7 145 71 48.8 6,835 1,970 28.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
34,245 8,156 23.8 27,861 6,355 22.8 138 71 51.0 6,246 1,731 27.7
      Inside principal cities 19,100 5,392 28.2 15,218 4,208 27.7 66 27 (B) 3,816 1,157 30.3
      Outside principal cities 15,145 2,764 18.2 12,643 2,146 17.0 72 43 (B) 2,430 574 23.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,721 1,223 32.9 3,125 984 31.5 6 0 (B) 590 239 40.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
6,653 1,515 22.8 5,454 1,180 21.6 13 7 (B) 1,186 328 27.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,584 1,494 22.7 5,398 1,166 21.6 13 7 (B) 1,173 321 27.4
      Inside principal cities 4,328 1,148 26.5 3,546 909 25.6 7 7 (B) 775 233 30.0
      Outside principal cities 2,256 346 15.3 1,852 258 13.9 6 0 (B) 398 89 22.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 70 20 (B) 56 14 (B) 0 0 (X) 14 7 (B)
Midwest 6,723 2,075 30.9 5,445 1,664 30.6 29 16 (B) 1,248 395 31.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,497 1,985 30.5 5,267 1,591 30.2 29 16 (B) 1,201 377 31.4
      Inside principal cities 4,381 1,516 34.6 3,515 1,203 34.2 23 10 (B) 842 304 36.0
      Outside principal cities 2,117 468 22.1 1,752 389 22.2 6 6 (B) 359 74 20.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 226 90 40.0 178 72 40.6 0 0 (B) 47 18 (B)
South 21,058 5,131 24.4 17,361 4,026 23.2 87 43 49.8 3,611 1,062 29.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 17,715 4,031 22.8 14,548 3,140 21.6 81 43 53.4 3,086 848 27.5
      Inside principal cities 8,336 2,290 27.5 6,707 1,799 26.8 28 10 (B) 1,601 481 30.0
      Outside principal cities 9,379 1,741 18.6 7,842 1,341 17.1 53 33 (B) 1,484 367 24.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,343 1,100 32.9 2,813 886 31.5 6 0 (B) 525 214 40.8
West 3,531 659 18.6 2,726 469 17.2 15 5 (B) 790 185 23.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,449 646 18.7 2,648 457 17.3 15 5 (B) 787 185 23.5
      Inside principal cities 2,056 438 21.3 1,450 298 20.6 8 0 (B) 598 140 23.4
      Outside principal cities 1,393 208 14.9 1,198 159 13.2 7 5 (B) 189 45 23.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 82 13 15.3 78 12 15.7 0 0 (X) 4 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
889 181 20.4 736 144 19.5 2 0 (B) 150 37 24.7
Middle Atlantic 5,765 1,334 23.1 4,718 1,036 22.0 11 7 (B) 1,036 291 28.1
East North Central 5,480 1,755 32.0 4,499 1,443 32.1 19 10 (B) 962 301 31.3
West North Central 1,243 320 25.8 947 221 23.3 11 5 (B) 286 94 33.0
South Atlantic 12,558 2,930 23.3 10,274 2,267 22.1 67 43 (B) 2,217 620 28.0
East South Central 3,621 960 26.5 3,021 769 25.4 3 0 (B) 597 192 32.1
West South Central 4,880 1,241 25.4 4,066 990 24.4 17 0 (B) 797 250 31.4
Mountain 782 140 17.9 602 89 14.7 7 5 (B) 173 46 26.8
Pacific 2,749 519 18.9 2,124 380 17.9 8 0 (B) 617 138 22.4

Poverty Footnotes


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