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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
Total (1)
40,097 13,089 32.6 32,818 10,336 31.5 156 98 62.6 7,123 2,655 37.3

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
36,153 11,354 31.4 29,500 8,930 30.3 148 95 64.0 6,505 2,329 35.8
      Inside principal cities 20,017 7,413 37.0 15,976 5,836 36.5 75 43 (B) 3,967 1,534 38.7
      Outside principal cities 16,135 3,941 24.4 13,524 3,094 22.9 74 52 (B) 2,538 795 31.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,944 1,734 44.0 3,318 1,405 42.4 8 3 (B) 619 326 52.8

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
7,033 2,193 31.2 5,786 1,704 29.5 14 13 (B) 1,234 476 38.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,947 2,154 31.0 5,713 1,672 29.3 13 13 (B) 1,220 469 38.4
      Inside principal cities 4,465 1,589 35.6 3,666 1,254 34.2 7 7 (B) 792 328 41.5
      Outside principal cities 2,482 565 22.8 2,047 419 20.5 6 6 (B) 428 140 32.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 86 39 45.3 73 32 (B) 0 0 (B) 14 7 (B)
Midwest 7,286 2,722 37.4 5,940 2,174 36.6 32 17 (B) 1,314 531 40.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,994 2,582 36.9 5,705 2,064 36.2 31 17 (B) 1,258 500 39.8
      Inside principal cities 4,653 1,955 42.0 3,755 1,552 41.3 25 11 (B) 874 391 44.8
      Outside principal cities 2,340 627 26.8 1,950 512 26.3 6 6 (B) 384 109 28.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 293 141 48.0 235 110 46.9 2 0 (B) 56 31 (B)
South 21,776 7,141 32.8 17,965 5,696 31.7 87 60 69.6 3,725 1,385 37.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,306 5,609 30.6 15,044 4,453 29.6 81 58 71.2 3,181 1,098 34.5
      Inside principal cities 8,612 3,207 37.2 6,921 2,572 37.2 28 25 (B) 1,663 610 36.7
      Outside principal cities 9,694 2,402 24.8 8,123 1,881 23.2 53 33 (B) 1,518 488 32.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,471 1,532 44.1 2,921 1,243 42.6 6 3 (B) 544 286 52.6
West 4,001 1,032 25.8 3,128 761 24.3 23 7 (B) 850 264 31.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,907 1,009 25.8 3,038 741 24.4 23 7 (B) 846 262 30.9
      Inside principal cities 2,288 663 29.0 1,634 459 28.1 15 0 (B) 638 204 32.0
      Outside principal cities 1,619 346 21.4 1,404 282 20.1 8 7 (B) 207 58 27.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 94 22 23.7 90 20 22.2 0 0 (X) 4 2 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
945 278 29.4 789 222 28.2 2 2 (B) 154 54 34.8
Middle Atlantic 6,088 1,915 31.5 4,997 1,482 29.7 11 11 (B) 1,080 422 39.1
East North Central 5,884 2,276 38.7 4,858 1,862 38.3 20 12 (B) 1,006 402 39.9
West North Central 1,402 447 31.9 1,082 312 28.8 12 5 (B) 308 129 42.0
South Atlantic 12,955 4,007 30.9 10,616 3,144 29.6 67 60 (B) 2,272 802 35.3
East South Central 3,716 1,381 37.2 3,103 1,116 36.0 3 0 (B) 609 264 43.4
West South Central 5,106 1,754 34.4 4,245 1,436 33.8 17 0 (B) 844 318 37.7
Mountain 888 228 25.7 698 164 23.4 7 7 (B) 183 58 31.7
Pacific 3,113 803 25.8 2,429 597 24.6 16 0 (B) 667 206 30.9

Poverty Footnotes


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