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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, not Hispanic
 
Total (1)
196,940 23,903 12.1 159,344 14,589 9.2 749 404 54.0 36,848 8,910 24.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
158,090 17,548 11.1 127,111 10,475 8.2 519 248 47.9 30,460 6,825 22.4
      Inside principal cities 47,947 6,805 14.2 34,771 3,730 10.7 168 89 52.9 13,008 2,986 23.0
      Outside principal cities 110,143 10,743 9.8 92,340 6,745 7.3 350 159 45.4 17,453 3,840 22.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 38,850 6,355 16.4 32,233 4,115 12.8 230 156 67.8 6,387 2,084 32.6

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
38,205 3,966 10.4 31,052 2,207 7.1 133 48 36.1 7,020 1,711 24.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 32,977 3,233 9.8 26,755 1,781 6.7 97 35 36.4 6,124 1,417 23.1
      Inside principal cities 6,912 1,115 16.1 4,917 623 12.7 21 10 (B) 1,975 482 24.4
      Outside principal cities 26,064 2,118 8.1 21,838 1,158 5.3 76 25 32.7 4,150 935 22.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,228 734 14.0 4,297 426 9.9 36 13 (B) 896 295 32.9
Midwest 52,184 6,456 12.4 42,492 3,988 9.4 226 147 64.9 9,467 2,322 24.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 38,234 4,282 11.2 30,904 2,581 8.4 124 73 59.2 7,206 1,629 22.6
      Inside principal cities 11,282 1,706 15.1 8,203 916 11.2 53 29 (B) 3,025 761 25.2
      Outside principal cities 26,952 2,576 9.6 22,701 1,665 7.3 71 44 (B) 4,181 867 20.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,950 2,174 15.6 11,587 1,407 12.1 102 73 71.8 2,260 694 30.7
South 67,563 8,948 13.2 55,364 5,847 10.6 198 126 63.4 12,000 2,975 24.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 52,628 6,206 11.8 42,877 4,012 9.4 143 77 53.8 9,608 2,118 22.0
      Inside principal cities 15,448 2,083 13.5 11,497 1,264 11.0 25 16 (B) 3,926 802 20.4
      Outside principal cities 37,181 4,124 11.1 31,380 2,748 8.8 118 61 51.7 5,682 1,315 23.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 14,935 2,742 18.4 12,488 1,836 14.7 55 49 (B) 2,392 858 35.9
West 38,988 4,532 11.6 30,436 2,547 8.4 192 84 43.9 8,361 1,901 22.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,252 3,827 11.2 26,575 2,102 7.9 155 63 40.5 7,521 1,663 22.1
      Inside principal cities 14,306 1,901 13.3 10,155 927 9.1 70 34 (B) 4,082 941 23.0
      Outside principal cities 19,946 1,926 9.7 16,421 1,175 7.2 85 29 34.1 3,440 722 21.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,737 705 14.9 3,861 445 11.5 37 21 (B) 839 238 28.4

Division (31)
 
New England
11,619 1,169 10.1 9,356 631 6.7 30 8 (B) 2,233 530 23.7
Middle Atlantic 26,586 2,797 10.5 21,696 1,576 7.3 103 40 38.4 4,788 1,182 24.7
East North Central 35,400 4,301 12.2 29,013 2,693 9.3 135 92 68.0 6,252 1,516 24.3
West North Central 16,784 2,155 12.8 13,479 1,294 9.6 91 55 60.4 3,214 806 25.1
South Atlantic 36,637 4,553 12.4 29,920 2,944 9.8 100 81 81.2 6,617 1,528 23.1
East South Central 13,367 2,278 17.0 11,103 1,533 13.8 49 25 (B) 2,214 720 32.5
West South Central 17,559 2,118 12.1 14,341 1,371 9.6 49 20 (B) 3,169 727 23.0
Mountain 14,706 1,723 11.7 11,744 1,049 8.9 80 36 44.9 2,882 639 22.2
Pacific 24,282 2,809 11.6 18,692 1,499 8.0 112 48 43.1 5,478 1,262 23.0

Poverty Footnotes


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