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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 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 alone
 
Total (1)
240,548 39,504 16.4 197,763 27,565 13.9 976 553 56.7 41,810 11,385 27.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
198,620 31,574 15.9 162,875 22,180 13.6 730 386 52.9 35,014 9,008 25.7
      Inside principal cities 68,460 14,686 21.5 52,549 10,271 19.5 270 166 61.5 15,641 4,248 27.2
      Outside principal cities 130,159 16,889 13.0 110,326 11,909 10.8 460 220 47.9 19,373 4,760 24.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 41,929 7,930 18.9 34,887 5,385 15.4 245 167 68.2 6,796 2,377 35.0

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
43,667 5,929 13.6 35,739 3,749 10.5 144 54 37.4 7,784 2,126 27.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 38,351 5,129 13.4 31,362 3,263 10.4 109 41 38.1 6,880 1,824 26.5
      Inside principal cities 9,853 2,277 23.1 7,422 1,556 21.0 22 10 (B) 2,409 710 29.5
      Outside principal cities 28,498 2,852 10.0 23,940 1,706 7.1 87 31 35.7 4,471 1,115 24.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,316 800 15.0 4,377 486 11.1 36 13 (B) 904 302 33.4
Midwest 55,897 8,143 14.6 45,838 5,404 11.8 236 153 64.8 9,823 2,585 26.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 41,420 5,559 13.4 33,776 3,654 10.8 128 77 60.5 7,517 1,828 24.3
      Inside principal cities 12,887 2,393 18.6 9,629 1,487 15.4 56 32 (B) 3,202 873 27.3
      Outside principal cities 28,533 3,166 11.1 24,147 2,167 9.0 72 45 (B) 4,315 954 22.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 14,477 2,584 17.8 12,062 1,750 14.5 109 76 69.8 2,306 758 32.9
South 83,858 14,733 17.6 69,663 10,632 15.3 283 182 64.2 13,912 3,919 28.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 67,428 11,269 16.7 55,919 8,238 14.7 219 125 56.8 11,289 2,907 25.7
      Inside principal cities 22,671 4,885 21.5 17,741 3,593 20.3 63 47 (B) 4,867 1,245 25.6
      Outside principal cities 44,757 6,384 14.3 38,178 4,644 12.2 157 78 49.4 6,422 1,662 25.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16,430 3,464 21.1 13,744 2,394 17.4 64 57 (B) 2,622 1,012 38.6
West 57,127 10,700 18.7 46,523 7,781 16.7 311 164 52.8 10,292 2,755 26.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 51,421 9,618 18.7 41,819 7,026 16.8 274 143 52.1 9,328 2,450 26.3
      Inside principal cities 23,050 5,132 22.3 17,757 3,635 20.5 130 76 58.8 5,163 1,421 27.5
      Outside principal cities 28,371 4,486 15.8 24,061 3,391 14.1 145 67 46.1 4,165 1,029 24.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,706 1,082 19.0 4,704 755 16.0 37 21 (B) 964 305 31.7

Division (31)
 
New England
12,528 1,609 12.8 10,128 962 9.5 32 10 (B) 2,368 637 26.9
Middle Atlantic 31,139 4,320 13.9 25,611 2,787 10.9 112 44 39.0 5,416 1,489 27.5
East North Central 38,256 5,499 14.4 31,607 3,696 11.7 138 95 68.6 6,512 1,709 26.2
West North Central 17,640 2,644 15.0 14,231 1,709 12.0 99 59 59.5 3,310 877 26.5
South Atlantic 42,278 6,335 15.0 34,754 4,277 12.3 150 112 74.4 7,374 1,946 26.4
East South Central 13,967 2,618 18.7 11,552 1,779 15.4 50 25 (B) 2,365 814 34.4
West South Central 27,612 5,779 20.9 23,356 4,575 19.6 83 45 54.5 4,173 1,159 27.8
Mountain 19,162 3,391 17.7 15,643 2,479 15.8 89 43 48.2 3,430 870 25.4
Pacific 37,965 7,309 19.3 30,880 5,302 17.2 222 121 54.6 6,862 1,885 27.5

Poverty Footnotes


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