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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 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 alone
 
Total (1)
240,548 37,460 15.6 197,763 26,174 13.2 976 542 55.5 41,810 10,744 25.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
198,620 29,969 15.1 162,875 21,109 13.0 730 377 51.6 35,014 8,483 24.2
      Inside principal cities 68,460 13,925 20.3 52,549 9,765 18.6 270 157 58.3 15,641 4,003 25.6
      Outside principal cities 130,159 16,044 12.3 110,326 11,344 10.3 460 220 47.7 19,373 4,480 23.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 41,929 7,491 17.9 34,887 5,065 14.5 245 165 67.1 6,796 2,261 33.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
43,667 5,578 12.8 35,739 3,520 9.8 144 53 37.0 7,784 2,005 25.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 38,351 4,808 12.5 31,362 3,060 9.8 109 41 37.5 6,880 1,707 24.8
      Inside principal cities 9,853 2,160 21.9 7,422 1,485 20.0 22 10 (B) 2,409 664 27.6
      Outside principal cities 28,498 2,648 9.3 23,940 1,575 6.6 87 30 35.0 4,471 1,043 23.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,316 770 14.5 4,377 459 10.5 36 13 (B) 904 298 33.0
Midwest 55,897 7,643 13.7 45,838 5,050 11.0 236 151 63.7 9,823 2,443 24.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 41,420 5,269 12.7 33,776 3,462 10.3 128 77 60.5 7,517 1,729 23.0
      Inside principal cities 12,887 2,243 17.4 9,629 1,389 14.4 56 32 (B) 3,202 822 25.7
      Outside principal cities 28,533 3,026 10.6 24,147 2,073 8.6 72 45 (B) 4,315 908 21.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 14,477 2,374 16.4 12,062 1,587 13.2 109 73 67.4 2,306 713 30.9
South 83,858 14,067 16.8 69,663 10,194 14.6 283 182 64.2 13,912 3,691 26.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 67,428 10,765 16.0 55,919 7,910 14.1 219 125 56.8 11,289 2,731 24.2
      Inside principal cities 22,671 4,663 20.6 17,741 3,443 19.4 63 47 (B) 4,867 1,173 24.1
      Outside principal cities 44,757 6,101 13.6 38,178 4,467 11.7 157 78 49.4 6,422 1,557 24.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16,430 3,302 20.1 13,744 2,284 16.6 64 57 (B) 2,622 961 36.6
West 57,127 10,171 17.8 46,523 7,411 15.9 311 156 50.0 10,292 2,605 25.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 51,421 9,127 17.7 41,819 6,677 16.0 274 134 48.9 9,328 2,316 24.8
      Inside principal cities 23,050 4,859 21.1 17,757 3,448 19.4 130 68 52.2 5,163 1,343 26.0
      Outside principal cities 28,371 4,268 15.0 24,061 3,229 13.4 145 67 46.1 4,165 972 23.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,706 1,045 18.3 4,704 734 15.6 37 21 (B) 964 289 30.0

Division (31)
 
New England
12,528 1,527 12.2 10,128 920 9.1 32 10 (B) 2,368 598 25.2
Middle Atlantic 31,139 4,051 13.0 25,611 2,600 10.2 112 44 39.0 5,416 1,407 26.0
East North Central 38,256 5,200 13.6 31,607 3,504 11.1 138 95 68.6 6,512 1,602 24.6
West North Central 17,640 2,443 13.9 14,231 1,546 10.9 99 56 56.8 3,310 841 25.4
South Atlantic 42,278 6,003 14.2 34,754 4,078 11.7 150 112 74.4 7,374 1,813 24.6
East South Central 13,967 2,513 18.0 11,552 1,710 14.8 50 25 (B) 2,365 778 32.9
West South Central 27,612 5,551 20.1 23,356 4,405 18.9 83 45 54.5 4,173 1,100 26.4
Mountain 19,162 3,243 16.9 15,643 2,359 15.1 89 43 48.2 3,430 842 24.5
Pacific 37,965 6,928 18.2 30,880 5,053 16.4 222 113 50.7 6,862 1,763 25.7

Poverty Footnotes


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