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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)

Asian alone
 
Total (1)
13,310 2,048 15.4 11,719 1,549 13.2 16 7 (B) 1,574 491 31.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
12,961 1,940 15.0 11,407 1,459 12.8 15 6 (B) 1,538 474 30.8
      Inside principal cities 6,480 1,156 17.8 5,468 823 15.0 9 1 (B) 1,003 333 33.2
      Outside principal cities 6,481 784 12.1 5,939 636 10.7 6 5 (B) 536 142 26.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 349 108 30.9 312 90 29.0 1 1 (B) 36 16 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,875 567 19.7 2,535 450 17.7 0 0 (X) 340 117 34.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,840 564 19.9 2,507 448 17.9 0 0 (X) 334 116 34.8
      Inside principal cities 1,375 384 28.0 1,141 295 25.8 0 0 (X) 234 90 38.4
      Outside principal cities 1,465 180 12.3 1,365 154 11.2 0 0 (X) 100 26 26.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 34 2 (B) 28 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 1 (B)
Midwest 1,487 242 16.3 1,330 207 15.5 1 1 (B) 156 34 21.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,423 221 15.5 1,273 191 15.0 0 0 (X) 150 30 20.2
      Inside principal cities 679 140 20.6 581 119 20.5 0 0 (X) 98 21 21.4
      Outside principal cities 744 81 10.9 692 72 10.3 0 0 (X) 52 9 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 64 21 (B) 57 16 (B) 1 1 (B) 6 4 (B)
South 3,002 409 13.6 2,651 281 10.6 0 0 (X) 351 127 36.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,892 350 12.1 2,549 228 9.0 0 0 (X) 343 122 35.6
      Inside principal cities 1,151 182 15.9 977 107 11.0 0 0 (X) 174 75 43.4
      Outside principal cities 1,741 168 9.6 1,572 121 7.7 0 0 (X) 169 47 27.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 110 58 52.8 102 53 51.7 0 0 (X) 8 5 (B)
West 5,946 831 14.0 5,203 612 11.8 15 6 (B) 728 212 29.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,806 804 13.9 5,079 592 11.6 15 6 (B) 712 206 29.0
      Inside principal cities 3,275 449 13.7 2,769 302 10.9 9 1 (B) 497 146 29.5
      Outside principal cities 2,530 355 14.0 2,310 290 12.5 6 5 (B) 215 60 27.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 140 26 18.8 124 20 16.2 0 0 (X) 16 6 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
524 102 19.5 454 83 18.3 0 0 (X) 70 19 (B)
Middle Atlantic 2,350 464 19.8 2,081 367 17.6 0 0 (X) 270 98 36.2
East North Central 1,110 181 16.3 1,007 164 16.3 0 0 (X) 102 17 16.5
West North Central 378 61 16.2 323 43 13.2 1 1 (B) 54 17 (B)
South Atlantic 1,732 170 9.8 1,526 101 6.6 0 0 (X) 206 69 33.5
East South Central 166 36 21.9 134 23 17.0 0 0 (X) 32 14 (B)
West South Central 1,104 202 18.3 991 157 15.9 0 0 (X) 113 45 39.7
Mountain 584 99 16.9 494 71 14.4 0 0 (X) 90 28 31.0
Pacific 5,362 732 13.6 4,709 541 11.5 15 6 (B) 638 185 28.9

Poverty Footnotes


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