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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 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6)

White A.O.I.C.
 
Total (1)
245,603 40,707 16.6 202,100 28,560 14.1 1,009 565 56.1 42,495 11,582 27.3

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
202,918 32,518 16.0 166,586 22,981 13.8 754 392 52.0 35,578 9,146 25.7
      Inside principal cities 70,314 15,193 21.6 54,094 10,709 19.8 288 167 58.2 15,932 4,317 27.1
      Outside principal cities 132,604 17,324 13.1 112,492 12,271 10.9 466 224 48.1 19,646 4,829 24.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 42,685 8,189 19.2 35,514 5,580 15.7 255 174 68.1 6,917 2,436 35.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
44,315 6,129 13.8 36,293 3,911 10.8 150 60 39.7 7,871 2,158 27.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 38,914 5,302 13.6 31,850 3,407 10.7 110 43 38.7 6,954 1,853 26.6
      Inside principal cities 10,005 2,361 23.6 7,557 1,631 21.6 22 10 (B) 2,426 719 29.7
      Outside principal cities 28,909 2,942 10.2 24,293 1,776 7.3 88 32 36.5 4,528 1,133 25.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,400 826 15.3 4,443 504 11.4 40 17 (B) 917 305 33.2
Midwest 56,880 8,455 14.9 46,704 5,675 12.2 239 155 64.6 9,937 2,626 26.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 42,237 5,815 13.8 34,501 3,885 11.3 129 79 61.0 7,606 1,851 24.3
      Inside principal cities 13,294 2,549 19.2 9,982 1,626 16.3 57 34 (B) 3,254 889 27.3
      Outside principal cities 28,943 3,266 11.3 24,519 2,259 9.2 72 45 (B) 4,352 962 22.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 14,644 2,641 18.0 12,203 1,790 14.7 110 76 68.9 2,331 775 33.2
South 85,439 15,153 17.7 71,008 10,974 15.5 293 187 63.6 14,137 3,992 28.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 68,679 11,551 16.8 56,988 8,470 14.9 228 128 56.0 11,463 2,954 25.8
      Inside principal cities 23,203 5,038 21.7 18,181 3,727 20.5 68 47 (B) 4,954 1,263 25.5
      Outside principal cities 45,476 6,513 14.3 38,807 4,743 12.2 160 81 50.4 6,509 1,690 26.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16,760 3,601 21.5 14,020 2,504 17.9 65 59 (B) 2,674 1,038 38.8
West 58,969 10,971 18.6 48,095 8,000 16.6 326 164 50.5 10,549 2,806 26.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 53,088 9,850 18.6 43,247 7,219 16.7 287 143 49.8 9,555 2,488 26.0
      Inside principal cities 23,812 5,246 22.0 18,373 3,725 20.3 140 76 54.4 5,298 1,445 27.3
      Outside principal cities 29,277 4,603 15.7 24,874 3,494 14.0 147 67 45.4 4,256 1,043 24.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,881 1,121 19.1 4,848 781 16.1 39 22 (B) 994 318 32.0

Division (31)
 
New England
12,643 1,629 12.9 10,227 977 9.5 33 11 (B) 2,382 641 26.9
Middle Atlantic 31,671 4,500 14.2 26,065 2,935 11.3 117 48 41.4 5,489 1,517 27.6
East North Central 38,904 5,719 14.7 32,180 3,892 12.1 139 96 69.0 6,585 1,732 26.3
West North Central 17,977 2,736 15.2 14,524 1,783 12.3 100 59 58.6 3,352 894 26.7
South Atlantic 42,930 6,489 15.1 35,314 4,400 12.5 153 115 74.9 7,463 1,974 26.5
East South Central 14,177 2,693 19.0 11,730 1,842 15.7 50 25 (B) 2,396 826 34.5
West South Central 28,332 5,971 21.1 23,964 4,732 19.7 90 47 52.0 4,278 1,192 27.9
Mountain 19,571 3,470 17.7 15,994 2,541 15.9 94 43 45.8 3,483 886 25.4
Pacific 39,399 7,500 19.0 32,101 5,459 17.0 231 121 52.5 7,066 1,920 27.2

Poverty Footnotes


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