U.S. Department of Commerce
Current Population Survey (CPS)
A joint effort between the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau

Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


There is also additional background information for this table group.

Contents for Table

POV41: Region, Division and Type of Residence--Poverty Status for All People, Family Members and Unrelated Individuals by Family Structure: 2008

For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see www.census.gov/apsd/techdoc/cps/cpsmar09.pdf [PDF].

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 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6)

White A.O.I.C.
 
Total (1)
245,603 38,616 15.7 202,100 27,128 13.4 1,009 554 54.9 42,495 10,935 25.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
202,918 30,879 15.2 166,586 21,880 13.1 754 383 50.7 35,578 8,616 24.2
      Inside principal cities 70,314 14,427 20.5 54,094 10,199 18.9 288 159 55.2 15,932 4,070 25.5
      Outside principal cities 132,604 16,452 12.4 112,492 11,681 10.4 466 224 48.0 19,646 4,547 23.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 42,685 7,737 18.1 35,514 5,248 14.8 255 171 67.1 6,917 2,319 33.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
44,315 5,763 13.0 36,293 3,669 10.1 150 59 39.3 7,871 2,034 25.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 38,914 4,968 12.8 31,850 3,193 10.0 110 42 38.2 6,954 1,733 24.9
      Inside principal cities 10,005 2,244 22.4 7,557 1,560 20.6 22 10 (B) 2,426 674 27.8
      Outside principal cities 28,909 2,724 9.4 24,293 1,633 6.7 88 32 35.9 4,528 1,059 23.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,400 795 14.7 4,443 476 10.7 40 17 (B) 917 301 32.8
Midwest 56,880 7,949 14.0 46,704 5,315 11.4 239 152 63.5 9,937 2,482 25.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 42,237 5,519 13.1 34,501 3,689 10.7 129 79 61.0 7,606 1,751 23.0
      Inside principal cities 13,294 2,398 18.0 9,982 1,528 15.3 57 34 (B) 3,254 836 25.7
      Outside principal cities 28,943 3,121 10.8 24,519 2,161 8.8 72 45 (B) 4,352 915 21.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 14,644 2,430 16.6 12,203 1,627 13.3 110 73 66.5 2,331 730 31.3
South 85,439 14,468 16.9 71,008 10,519 14.8 293 187 63.6 14,137 3,763 26.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 68,679 11,036 16.1 56,988 8,130 14.3 228 128 56.0 11,463 2,778 24.2
      Inside principal cities 23,203 4,814 20.7 18,181 3,575 19.7 68 47 (B) 4,954 1,192 24.1
      Outside principal cities 45,476 6,221 13.7 38,807 4,555 11.7 160 81 50.4 6,509 1,586 24.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16,760 3,433 20.5 14,020 2,388 17.0 65 59 (B) 2,674 986 36.8
West 58,969 10,436 17.7 48,095 7,625 15.9 326 156 47.9 10,549 2,656 25.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 53,088 9,357 17.6 43,247 6,868 15.9 287 134 46.8 9,555 2,354 24.6
      Inside principal cities 23,812 4,971 20.9 18,373 3,536 19.2 140 68 48.2 5,298 1,367 25.8
      Outside principal cities 29,277 4,385 15.0 24,874 3,332 13.4 147 67 45.4 4,256 987 23.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,881 1,080 18.4 4,848 756 15.6 39 22 (B) 994 302 30.3

Division (31)
 
New England
12,643 1,546 12.2 10,227 934 9.1 33 11 (B) 2,382 601 25.2
Middle Atlantic 31,671 4,217 13.3 26,065 2,735 10.5 117 48 41.4 5,489 1,433 26.1
East North Central 38,904 5,420 13.9 32,180 3,700 11.5 139 96 69.0 6,585 1,625 24.7
West North Central 17,977 2,529 14.1 14,524 1,616 11.1 100 56 56.0 3,352 857 25.6
South Atlantic 42,930 6,151 14.3 35,314 4,195 11.9 153 115 74.9 7,463 1,841 24.7
East South Central 14,177 2,585 18.2 11,730 1,770 15.1 50 25 (B) 2,396 791 33.0
West South Central 28,332 5,732 20.2 23,964 4,554 19.0 90 47 52.0 4,278 1,132 26.5
Mountain 19,571 3,321 17.0 15,994 2,420 15.1 94 43 45.8 3,483 858 24.6
Pacific 39,399 7,115 18.1 32,101 5,204 16.2 231 113 48.7 7,066 1,798 25.4

Poverty Footnotes


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Contact: Demographic Call Center Staff at 301-763-2422 or 1-866-758-1060 (toll free)