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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)

Hispanic (of any race)
 
Total (1)
47,398 14,861 31.4 41,732 12,727 30.5 249 145 58.4 5,417 1,989 36.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
44,091 13,623 30.9 38,862 11,679 30.1 233 136 58.4 4,996 1,808 36.2
      Inside principal cities 22,451 7,868 35.0 19,419 6,668 34.3 117 70 59.3 2,915 1,130 38.8
      Outside principal cities 21,640 5,755 26.6 19,443 5,011 25.8 116 67 57.6 2,081 678 32.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,307 1,238 37.4 2,870 1,049 36.5 16 9 (B) 421 181 42.9

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
6,537 2,043 31.3 5,621 1,695 30.2 13 7 (B) 904 342 37.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,434 1,993 31.0 5,527 1,649 29.8 13 7 (B) 895 337 37.7
      Inside principal cities 3,645 1,338 36.7 3,122 1,119 35.9 2 1 (B) 521 218 41.8
      Outside principal cities 2,789 654 23.5 2,405 529 22.0 11 5 (B) 374 120 32.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 103 51 49.5 94 46 49.5 0 0 (X) 9 4 (B)
Midwest 3,958 1,274 32.2 3,551 1,134 31.9 12 6 (B) 395 134 34.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,411 1,070 31.4 3,058 950 31.1 5 5 (B) 348 114 32.9
      Inside principal cities 1,737 582 33.5 1,532 507 33.1 3 3 (B) 203 72 35.7
      Outside principal cities 1,673 487 29.1 1,526 443 29.0 2 2 (B) 145 42 29.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 548 205 37.4 493 184 37.3 7 0 (B) 47 20 (B)
South 17,164 5,424 31.6 15,056 4,606 30.6 85 56 66.1 2,023 762 37.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,605 4,841 31.0 13,743 4,135 30.1 76 48 62.3 1,786 658 36.8
      Inside principal cities 7,641 2,770 36.2 6,598 2,335 35.4 38 31 (B) 1,005 403 40.1
      Outside principal cities 7,965 2,071 26.0 7,145 1,800 25.2 38 16 (B) 781 255 32.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,559 583 37.4 1,313 470 35.8 9 9 (B) 237 104 44.0
West 19,738 6,119 31.0 17,504 5,292 30.2 139 77 55.3 2,095 750 35.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,641 5,720 30.7 16,535 4,944 29.9 139 77 55.3 1,967 698 35.5
      Inside principal cities 9,428 3,177 33.7 8,168 2,706 33.1 74 34 (B) 1,186 437 36.9
      Outside principal cities 9,213 2,542 27.6 8,367 2,238 26.8 65 43 (B) 780 261 33.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,098 400 36.4 969 348 35.9 0 0 (B) 128 52 40.2

Division (31)
 
New England
1,067 428 40.1 915 355 38.9 3 2 (B) 149 70 46.8
Middle Atlantic 5,470 1,616 29.5 4,706 1,340 28.5 9 4 (B) 755 272 36.0
East North Central 3,014 953 31.6 2,724 854 31.3 3 3 (B) 287 97 33.7
West North Central 944 321 34.0 827 281 33.9 9 3 (B) 107 38 35.2
South Atlantic 6,072 1,588 26.2 5,195 1,241 23.9 50 31 (B) 827 316 38.2
East South Central 629 249 39.6 474 190 40.1 1 0 (B) 154 60 38.6
West South Central 10,464 3,587 34.3 9,388 3,174 33.8 34 26 (B) 1,042 387 37.1
Mountain 4,841 1,657 34.2 4,247 1,438 33.9 16 9 (B) 578 210 36.3
Pacific 14,898 4,462 30.0 13,257 3,854 29.1 123 68 55.0 1,517 540 35.6

Poverty Footnotes


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