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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)

Asian A.O.I.C.
 
Total (1)
14,543 1,686 11.6 12,817 1,270 9.9 19 7 (B) 1,707 410 24.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
14,129 1,598 11.3 12,446 1,193 9.6 17 7 (B) 1,666 397 23.8
      Inside principal cities 7,011 935 13.3 5,923 664 11.2 9 1 (B) 1,079 270 25.0
      Outside principal cities 7,118 663 9.3 6,523 530 8.1 8 6 (B) 587 127 21.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 414 89 21.5 371 76 20.6 2 0 (B) 41 13 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,969 450 15.2 2,616 345 13.2 0 0 (X) 352 106 29.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,929 449 15.3 2,582 344 13.3 0 0 (X) 346 105 30.2
      Inside principal cities 1,404 318 22.6 1,164 234 20.1 0 0 (X) 240 84 35.0
      Outside principal cities 1,525 131 8.6 1,418 110 7.8 0 0 (X) 106 21 19.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 40 2 (B) 34 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 1 (B)
Midwest 1,622 184 11.4 1,455 156 10.7 1 0 (B) 166 28 16.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,553 170 10.9 1,393 145 10.4 0 0 (X) 160 25 15.4
      Inside principal cities 738 111 15.1 631 94 14.8 0 0 (X) 107 18 16.7
      Outside principal cities 815 59 7.2 762 52 6.8 0 0 (X) 53 7 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 69 14 (B) 62 11 (B) 1 0 (B) 6 3 (B)
South 3,236 348 10.7 2,859 243 8.5 0 0 (X) 376 105 27.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,123 295 9.4 2,755 194 7.0 0 0 (X) 369 101 27.5
      Inside principal cities 1,235 149 12.0 1,052 96 9.2 0 0 (X) 183 52 28.6
      Outside principal cities 1,889 146 7.7 1,703 97 5.7 0 0 (X) 186 49 26.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 112 53 46.8 105 49 47.0 0 0 (X) 8 3 (B)
West 6,717 704 10.5 5,886 526 8.9 18 7 (B) 813 172 21.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,524 684 10.5 5,716 511 8.9 17 7 (B) 792 167 21.0
      Inside principal cities 3,635 357 9.8 3,076 240 7.8 9 1 (B) 549 116 21.1
      Outside principal cities 2,890 327 11.3 2,640 271 10.2 8 6 (B) 242 51 21.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 192 20 10.7 170 15 9.1 1 0 (B) 21 5 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
540 91 16.8 469 74 15.7 0 0 (X) 71 17 (B)
Middle Atlantic 2,429 360 14.8 2,148 271 12.6 0 0 (X) 282 89 31.5
East North Central 1,195 139 11.6 1,087 124 11.4 0 0 (X) 109 15 14.1
West North Central 427 45 10.6 368 33 8.8 1 0 (B) 57 13 (B)
South Atlantic 1,889 139 7.4 1,664 79 4.8 0 0 (X) 225 60 26.8
East South Central 182 33 18.3 148 23 15.4 0 0 (X) 34 10 (B)
West South Central 1,165 175 15.0 1,047 141 13.4 0 0 (X) 118 34 29.0
Mountain 679 90 13.3 578 64 11.1 0 0 (X) 101 26 25.7
Pacific 6,038 614 10.2 5,308 462 8.7 18 7 (B) 712 146 20.5

Poverty Footnotes


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