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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)

Hispanic (of any race)
 
Total (1)
47,398 10,987 23.2 41,732 9,303 22.3 249 108 43.2 5,417 1,577 29.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
44,091 10,135 23.0 38,862 8,602 22.1 233 99 42.4 4,996 1,434 28.7
      Inside principal cities 22,451 5,966 26.6 19,419 5,030 25.9 117 44 37.3 2,915 892 30.6
      Outside principal cities 21,640 4,169 19.3 19,443 3,572 18.4 116 55 47.6 2,081 542 26.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,307 852 25.8 2,870 700 24.4 16 9 (B) 421 143 33.9

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
6,537 1,619 24.8 5,621 1,331 23.7 13 7 (B) 904 281 31.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,434 1,581 24.6 5,527 1,298 23.5 13 7 (B) 895 276 30.9
      Inside principal cities 3,645 1,064 29.2 3,122 885 28.3 2 1 (B) 521 178 34.2
      Outside principal cities 2,789 517 18.5 2,405 414 17.2 11 5 (B) 374 98 26.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 103 37 36.3 94 33 35.0 0 0 (X) 9 4 (B)
Midwest 3,958 963 24.3 3,551 845 23.8 12 5 (B) 395 113 28.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,411 809 23.7 3,058 708 23.2 5 5 (B) 348 96 27.5
      Inside principal cities 1,737 467 26.9 1,532 407 26.6 3 3 (B) 203 57 28.3
      Outside principal cities 1,673 342 20.4 1,526 301 19.7 2 2 (B) 145 38 26.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 548 154 28.2 493 137 27.7 7 0 (B) 47 18 (B)
South 17,164 3,834 22.3 15,056 3,223 21.4 85 38 44.2 2,023 573 28.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,605 3,448 22.1 13,743 2,923 21.3 76 29 37.9 1,786 497 27.8
      Inside principal cities 7,641 2,029 26.6 6,598 1,709 25.9 38 19 (B) 1,005 302 30.0
      Outside principal cities 7,965 1,419 17.8 7,145 1,214 17.0 38 10 (B) 781 195 24.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,559 385 24.7 1,313 301 22.9 9 9 (B) 237 76 32.1
West 19,738 4,572 23.2 17,504 3,904 22.3 139 58 41.8 2,095 610 29.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,641 4,297 23.1 16,535 3,674 22.2 139 58 41.9 1,967 565 28.7
      Inside principal cities 9,428 2,406 25.5 8,168 2,030 24.9 74 21 (B) 1,186 355 29.9
      Outside principal cities 9,213 1,891 20.5 8,367 1,643 19.6 65 37 (B) 780 210 26.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,098 275 25.0 969 230 23.8 0 0 (B) 128 44 34.7

Division (31)
 
New England
1,067 357 33.4 915 296 32.4 3 2 (B) 149 58 38.9
Middle Atlantic 5,470 1,262 23.1 4,706 1,035 22.0 9 4 (B) 755 223 29.5
East North Central 3,014 732 24.3 2,724 648 23.8 3 3 (B) 287 81 28.3
West North Central 944 231 24.5 827 197 23.8 9 2 (B) 107 32 30.1
South Atlantic 6,072 1,086 17.9 5,195 824 15.9 50 24 (B) 827 237 28.7
East South Central 629 184 29.3 474 149 31.4 1 0 (B) 154 35 22.8
West South Central 10,464 2,564 24.5 9,388 2,251 24.0 34 13 (B) 1,042 301 28.8
Mountain 4,841 1,226 25.3 4,247 1,041 24.5 16 3 (B) 578 182 31.5
Pacific 14,898 3,346 22.5 13,257 2,863 21.6 123 55 44.3 1,517 428 28.2

Poverty Footnotes


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