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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)

Asian alone
 
Total (1)
13,310 1,927 14.5 11,719 1,444 12.3 16 7 (B) 1,574 475 30.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
12,961 1,819 14.0 11,407 1,354 11.9 15 6 (B) 1,538 459 29.9
      Inside principal cities 6,480 1,079 16.7 5,468 759 13.9 9 1 (B) 1,003 319 31.8
      Outside principal cities 6,481 740 11.4 5,939 594 10.0 6 5 (B) 536 141 26.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 349 107 30.8 312 90 29.0 1 1 (B) 36 16 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,875 522 18.2 2,535 407 16.1 0 0 (X) 340 115 33.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,840 520 18.3 2,507 406 16.2 0 0 (X) 334 114 34.2
      Inside principal cities 1,375 358 26.0 1,141 270 23.6 0 0 (X) 234 88 37.6
      Outside principal cities 1,465 162 11.1 1,365 136 10.0 0 0 (X) 100 26 26.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 34 2 (B) 28 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 1 (B)
Midwest 1,487 217 14.6 1,330 182 13.7 1 1 (B) 156 34 21.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,423 196 13.8 1,273 166 13.0 0 0 (X) 150 30 20.2
      Inside principal cities 679 119 17.5 581 98 16.9 0 0 (X) 98 21 21.4
      Outside principal cities 744 77 10.4 692 68 9.8 0 0 (X) 52 9 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 64 21 (B) 57 16 (B) 1 1 (B) 6 4 (B)
South 3,002 404 13.4 2,651 281 10.6 0 0 (X) 351 123 35.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,892 346 11.9 2,549 228 8.9 0 0 (X) 343 118 34.4
      Inside principal cities 1,151 178 15.5 977 107 11.0 0 0 (X) 174 71 41.1
      Outside principal cities 1,741 167 9.6 1,572 121 7.7 0 0 (X) 169 47 27.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 110 58 52.8 102 53 51.7 0 0 (X) 8 5 (B)
West 5,946 784 13.2 5,203 574 11.0 15 6 (B) 728 203 27.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,806 758 13.0 5,079 554 10.9 15 6 (B) 712 197 27.7
      Inside principal cities 3,275 424 12.9 2,769 285 10.3 9 1 (B) 497 138 27.8
      Outside principal cities 2,530 334 13.2 2,310 270 11.7 6 5 (B) 215 59 27.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 140 26 18.5 124 20 16.2 0 0 (X) 16 6 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
524 95 18.1 454 76 16.7 0 0 (X) 70 19 (B)
Middle Atlantic 2,350 427 18.2 2,081 331 15.9 0 0 (X) 270 96 35.5
East North Central 1,110 156 14.1 1,007 139 13.8 0 0 (X) 102 17 16.5
West North Central 378 61 16.2 323 43 13.2 1 1 (B) 54 17 (B)
South Atlantic 1,732 169 9.8 1,526 101 6.6 0 0 (X) 206 69 33.5
East South Central 166 36 21.9 134 23 17.0 0 0 (X) 32 14 (B)
West South Central 1,104 198 17.9 991 157 15.9 0 0 (X) 113 41 36.1
Mountain 584 97 16.6 494 70 14.2 0 0 (X) 90 27 30.0
Pacific 5,362 687 12.8 4,709 504 10.7 15 6 (B) 638 176 27.6

Poverty Footnotes


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