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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
Total (1)
40,097 12,630 31.5 32,818 9,973 30.4 156 93 59.5 7,123 2,564 36.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
36,153 10,949 30.3 29,500 8,609 29.2 148 93 62.6 6,505 2,247 34.5
      Inside principal cities 20,017 7,210 36.0 15,976 5,679 35.5 75 43 (B) 3,967 1,488 37.5
      Outside principal cities 16,135 3,739 23.2 13,524 2,930 21.7 74 50 (B) 2,538 759 29.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,944 1,681 42.6 3,318 1,364 41.1 8 0 (B) 619 317 51.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
7,033 2,110 30.0 5,786 1,639 28.3 14 13 (B) 1,234 458 37.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,947 2,071 29.8 5,713 1,607 28.1 13 13 (B) 1,220 451 37.0
      Inside principal cities 4,465 1,553 34.8 3,666 1,226 33.4 7 7 (B) 792 320 40.4
      Outside principal cities 2,482 519 20.9 2,047 381 18.6 6 6 (B) 428 131 30.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 86 39 45.3 73 32 (B) 0 0 (B) 14 7 (B)
Midwest 7,286 2,645 36.3 5,940 2,117 35.6 32 17 (B) 1,314 510 38.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,994 2,511 35.9 5,705 2,010 35.2 31 17 (B) 1,258 484 38.4
      Inside principal cities 4,653 1,896 40.7 3,755 1,510 40.2 25 11 (B) 874 375 42.9
      Outside principal cities 2,340 615 26.3 1,950 500 25.7 6 6 (B) 384 109 28.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 293 134 45.8 235 107 45.6 2 0 (B) 56 27 (B)
South 21,776 6,917 31.8 17,965 5,521 30.7 87 58 66.4 3,725 1,339 35.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,306 5,428 29.7 15,044 4,312 28.7 81 58 71.2 3,181 1,058 33.3
      Inside principal cities 8,612 3,128 36.3 6,921 2,511 36.3 28 25 (B) 1,663 592 35.6
      Outside principal cities 9,694 2,301 23.7 8,123 1,801 22.2 53 33 (B) 1,518 467 30.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,471 1,489 42.9 2,921 1,208 41.4 6 0 (B) 544 281 51.5
West 4,001 957 23.9 3,128 697 22.3 23 5 (B) 850 256 30.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,907 938 24.0 3,038 680 22.4 23 5 (B) 846 254 30.0
      Inside principal cities 2,288 634 27.7 1,634 432 26.5 15 0 (B) 638 202 31.6
      Outside principal cities 1,619 304 18.8 1,404 248 17.6 8 5 (B) 207 52 25.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 94 19 20.2 90 17 18.5 0 0 (X) 4 2 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
945 260 27.5 789 205 26.0 2 2 (B) 154 52 33.9
Middle Atlantic 6,088 1,851 30.4 4,997 1,433 28.7 11 11 (B) 1,080 406 37.6
East North Central 5,884 2,205 37.5 4,858 1,807 37.2 20 12 (B) 1,006 386 38.3
West North Central 1,402 440 31.4 1,082 310 28.7 12 5 (B) 308 125 40.6
South Atlantic 12,955 3,894 30.1 10,616 3,053 28.8 67 58 (B) 2,272 784 34.5
East South Central 3,716 1,314 35.4 3,103 1,063 34.3 3 0 (B) 609 250 41.1
West South Central 5,106 1,709 33.5 4,245 1,405 33.1 17 0 (B) 844 305 36.1
Mountain 888 217 24.4 698 157 22.5 7 5 (B) 183 55 30.3
Pacific 3,113 740 23.8 2,429 540 22.2 16 0 (B) 667 201 30.1

Poverty Footnotes


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