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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 alone
 
Total (1)
13,310 1,576 11.8 11,719 1,192 10.2 16 6 (B) 1,574 378 24.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
12,961 1,495 11.5 11,407 1,123 9.8 15 6 (B) 1,538 366 23.8
      Inside principal cities 6,480 863 13.3 5,468 612 11.2 9 1 (B) 1,003 250 25.0
      Outside principal cities 6,481 632 9.8 5,939 511 8.6 6 5 (B) 536 116 21.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 349 81 23.2 312 69 22.2 1 0 (B) 36 12 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,875 440 15.3 2,535 340 13.4 0 0 (X) 340 100 29.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,840 438 15.4 2,507 339 13.5 0 0 (X) 334 99 29.7
      Inside principal cities 1,375 309 22.5 1,141 230 20.2 0 0 (X) 234 78 33.6
      Outside principal cities 1,465 129 8.8 1,365 109 8.0 0 0 (X) 100 21 20.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 34 2 (B) 28 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 1 (B)
Midwest 1,487 168 11.3 1,330 145 10.9 1 0 (B) 156 23 14.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,423 156 10.9 1,273 136 10.7 0 0 (X) 150 20 13.2
      Inside principal cities 679 100 14.7 581 87 15.0 0 0 (X) 98 13 13.3
      Outside principal cities 744 56 7.5 692 49 7.1 0 0 (X) 52 7 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 64 12 (B) 57 9 (B) 1 0 (B) 6 3 (B)
South 3,002 332 11.1 2,651 235 8.9 0 0 (X) 351 97 27.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,892 280 9.7 2,549 186 7.3 0 0 (X) 343 93 27.3
      Inside principal cities 1,151 141 12.3 977 89 9.1 0 0 (X) 174 52 30.1
      Outside principal cities 1,741 138 7.9 1,572 97 6.2 0 0 (X) 169 41 24.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 110 53 47.7 102 49 47.9 0 0 (X) 8 3 (B)
West 5,946 636 10.7 5,203 472 9.1 15 6 (B) 728 158 21.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,806 622 10.7 5,079 461 9.1 15 6 (B) 712 154 21.6
      Inside principal cities 3,275 313 9.6 2,769 205 7.4 9 1 (B) 497 106 21.4
      Outside principal cities 2,530 309 12.2 2,310 256 11.1 6 5 (B) 215 47 22.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 140 15 10.4 124 10 8.2 0 0 (X) 16 4 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
524 89 17.0 454 72 15.9 0 0 (X) 70 17 (B)
Middle Atlantic 2,350 351 14.9 2,081 267 12.9 0 0 (X) 270 83 30.8
East North Central 1,110 127 11.4 1,007 116 11.6 0 0 (X) 102 10 10.2
West North Central 378 41 10.9 323 29 8.9 1 0 (B) 54 13 (B)
South Atlantic 1,732 131 7.6 1,526 79 5.2 0 0 (X) 206 52 25.4
East South Central 166 33 20.0 134 23 17.0 0 0 (X) 32 10 (B)
West South Central 1,104 167 15.2 991 133 13.5 0 0 (X) 113 34 30.2
Mountain 584 87 15.0 494 62 12.6 0 0 (X) 90 25 27.9
Pacific 5,362 549 10.2 4,709 409 8.7 15 6 (B) 638 133 20.9

Poverty Footnotes


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