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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, not Hispanic
 
Total (1)
196,940 25,318 12.9 159,344 15,448 9.7 749 407 54.4 36,848 9,463 25.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
158,090 18,555 11.7 127,111 11,042 8.7 519 249 48.0 30,460 7,265 23.8
      Inside principal cities 47,947 7,176 15.0 34,771 3,911 11.2 168 89 52.9 13,008 3,176 24.4
      Outside principal cities 110,143 11,379 10.3 92,340 7,130 7.7 350 160 45.6 17,453 4,089 23.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 38,850 6,763 17.4 32,233 4,407 13.7 230 159 69.0 6,387 2,198 34.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
38,205 4,237 11.1 31,052 2,366 7.6 133 48 36.5 7,020 1,823 26.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 32,977 3,474 10.5 26,755 1,913 7.2 97 36 37.0 6,124 1,525 24.9
      Inside principal cities 6,912 1,178 17.0 4,917 646 13.1 21 10 (B) 1,975 521 26.4
      Outside principal cities 26,064 2,296 8.8 21,838 1,267 5.8 76 25 33.4 4,150 1,004 24.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,228 763 14.6 4,297 452 10.5 36 13 (B) 896 298 33.3
Midwest 52,184 6,904 13.2 42,492 4,299 10.1 226 149 66.1 9,467 2,456 25.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 38,234 4,530 11.8 30,904 2,736 8.9 124 73 59.2 7,206 1,720 23.9
      Inside principal cities 11,282 1,831 16.2 8,203 996 12.1 53 29 (B) 3,025 806 26.6
      Outside principal cities 26,952 2,699 10.0 22,701 1,740 7.7 71 44 (B) 4,181 914 21.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,950 2,374 17.0 11,587 1,562 13.5 102 76 74.4 2,260 735 32.5
South 67,563 9,421 13.9 55,364 6,119 11.1 198 126 63.4 12,000 3,177 26.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 52,628 6,534 12.4 42,877 4,190 9.8 143 77 53.8 9,608 2,267 23.6
      Inside principal cities 15,448 2,181 14.1 11,497 1,303 11.3 25 16 (B) 3,926 862 22.0
      Outside principal cities 37,181 4,354 11.7 31,380 2,887 9.2 118 61 51.7 5,682 1,406 24.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 14,935 2,887 19.3 12,488 1,929 15.4 55 49 (B) 2,392 910 38.0
West 38,988 4,756 12.2 30,436 2,666 8.8 192 84 43.9 8,361 2,007 24.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,252 4,017 11.7 26,575 2,202 8.3 155 63 40.5 7,521 1,752 23.3
      Inside principal cities 14,306 1,986 13.9 10,155 966 9.5 70 34 (B) 4,082 986 24.2
      Outside principal cities 19,946 2,031 10.2 16,421 1,236 7.5 85 29 34.1 3,440 766 22.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,737 740 15.6 3,861 463 12.0 37 21 (B) 839 255 30.3

Division (31)
 
New England
11,619 1,244 10.7 9,356 668 7.1 30 9 (B) 2,233 567 25.4
Middle Atlantic 26,586 2,994 11.3 21,696 1,698 7.8 103 40 38.4 4,788 1,256 26.2
East North Central 35,400 4,565 12.9 29,013 2,860 9.9 135 92 68.0 6,252 1,614 25.8
West North Central 16,784 2,338 13.9 13,479 1,439 10.7 91 58 63.3 3,214 841 26.2
South Atlantic 36,637 4,834 13.2 29,920 3,102 10.4 100 81 81.2 6,617 1,651 25.0
East South Central 13,367 2,375 17.8 11,103 1,594 14.4 49 25 (B) 2,214 756 34.1
West South Central 17,559 2,213 12.6 14,341 1,423 9.9 49 20 (B) 3,169 770 24.3
Mountain 14,706 1,795 12.2 11,744 1,101 9.4 80 36 44.9 2,882 659 22.9
Pacific 24,282 2,961 12.2 18,692 1,565 8.4 112 48 43.1 5,478 1,348 24.6

Poverty Footnotes


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