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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)

Black alone
 
Total (1)
37,966 12,418 32.7 30,986 9,752 31.5 145 96 66.5 6,835 2,569 37.6

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
34,245 10,782 31.5 27,861 8,430 30.3 138 93 67.6 6,246 2,259 36.2
      Inside principal cities 19,100 7,069 37.0 15,218 5,537 36.4 66 42 (B) 3,816 1,490 39.1
      Outside principal cities 15,145 3,713 24.5 12,643 2,893 22.9 72 52 (B) 2,430 768 31.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,721 1,636 44.0 3,125 1,323 42.3 6 3 (B) 590 311 52.7

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
6,653 2,048 30.8 5,454 1,579 28.9 13 13 (B) 1,186 456 38.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,584 2,019 30.7 5,398 1,556 28.8 13 13 (B) 1,173 449 38.3
      Inside principal cities 4,328 1,510 34.9 3,546 1,184 33.4 7 7 (B) 775 319 41.2
      Outside principal cities 2,256 509 22.5 1,852 372 20.1 6 6 (B) 398 130 32.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 70 30 (B) 56 22 (B) 0 0 (X) 14 7 (B)
Midwest 6,723 2,525 37.6 5,445 1,996 36.7 29 16 (B) 1,248 513 41.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,497 2,407 37.0 5,267 1,904 36.1 29 16 (B) 1,201 488 40.6
      Inside principal cities 4,381 1,831 41.8 3,515 1,439 40.9 23 10 (B) 842 382 45.4
      Outside principal cities 2,117 576 27.2 1,752 465 26.5 6 6 (B) 359 105 29.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 226 118 52.2 178 92 51.8 0 0 (B) 47 26 (B)
South 21,058 6,914 32.8 17,361 5,503 31.7 87 60 69.6 3,611 1,351 37.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 17,715 5,444 30.7 14,548 4,311 29.6 81 58 71.2 3,086 1,075 34.8
      Inside principal cities 8,336 3,108 37.3 6,707 2,485 37.1 28 25 (B) 1,601 598 37.3
      Outside principal cities 9,379 2,337 24.9 7,842 1,826 23.3 53 33 (B) 1,484 477 32.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,343 1,470 44.0 2,813 1,192 42.4 6 3 (B) 525 276 52.5
West 3,531 930 26.3 2,726 675 24.8 15 7 (B) 790 249 31.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,449 912 26.4 2,648 658 24.9 15 7 (B) 787 247 31.4
      Inside principal cities 2,056 620 30.2 1,450 429 29.6 8 0 (B) 598 191 32.0
      Outside principal cities 1,393 292 21.0 1,198 230 19.2 7 7 (B) 189 56 29.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 82 19 22.6 78 17 21.2 0 0 (X) 4 2 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
889 265 29.8 736 210 28.5 2 2 (B) 150 53 34.9
Middle Atlantic 5,765 1,784 30.9 4,718 1,369 29.0 11 11 (B) 1,036 404 39.0
East North Central 5,480 2,127 38.8 4,499 1,725 38.3 19 10 (B) 962 392 40.7
West North Central 1,243 397 32.0 947 271 28.6 11 5 (B) 286 121 42.4
South Atlantic 12,558 3,908 31.1 10,274 3,057 29.8 67 60 (B) 2,217 790 35.7
East South Central 3,621 1,335 36.9 3,021 1,075 35.6 3 0 (B) 597 259 43.4
West South Central 4,880 1,672 34.3 4,066 1,370 33.7 17 0 (B) 797 302 37.8
Mountain 782 193 24.7 602 133 22.0 7 7 (B) 173 54 31.2
Pacific 2,749 737 26.8 2,124 542 25.5 8 0 (B) 617 195 31.5

Poverty Footnotes


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