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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)

Hispanic (of any race)
 
Total (1)
47,398 15,567 32.8 41,732 13,335 32.0 249 154 61.8 5,417 2,078 38.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
44,091 14,281 32.4 38,862 12,242 31.5 233 145 62.2 4,996 1,894 37.9
      Inside principal cities 22,451 8,265 36.8 19,419 7,000 36.0 117 78 66.7 2,915 1,186 40.7
      Outside principal cities 21,640 6,016 27.8 19,443 5,242 27.0 116 67 57.6 2,081 708 34.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,307 1,286 38.9 2,870 1,093 38.1 16 9 (B) 421 183 43.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
6,537 2,143 32.8 5,621 1,785 31.8 13 7 (B) 904 351 38.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,434 2,092 32.5 5,527 1,738 31.4 13 7 (B) 895 347 38.8
      Inside principal cities 3,645 1,397 38.3 3,122 1,172 37.6 2 1 (B) 521 224 43.0
      Outside principal cities 2,789 694 24.9 2,405 566 23.5 11 5 (B) 374 123 32.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 103 51 49.8 94 47 49.7 0 0 (X) 9 4 (B)
Midwest 3,958 1,328 33.6 3,551 1,179 33.2 12 6 (B) 395 143 36.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,411 1,113 32.6 3,058 987 32.3 5 5 (B) 348 121 34.7
      Inside principal cities 1,737 606 34.9 1,532 525 34.3 3 3 (B) 203 78 38.7
      Outside principal cities 1,673 506 30.3 1,526 462 30.3 2 2 (B) 145 42 29.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 548 216 39.4 493 192 39.0 7 0 (B) 47 23 (B)
South 17,164 5,623 32.8 15,056 4,778 31.7 85 56 66.1 2,023 788 39.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,605 5,017 32.1 13,743 4,285 31.2 76 48 62.3 1,786 684 38.3
      Inside principal cities 7,641 2,893 37.9 6,598 2,447 37.1 38 31 (B) 1,005 415 41.3
      Outside principal cities 7,965 2,124 26.7 7,145 1,838 25.7 38 16 (B) 781 269 34.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,559 606 38.9 1,313 493 37.5 9 9 (B) 237 104 44.0
West 19,738 6,473 32.8 17,504 5,593 32.0 139 86 61.5 2,095 794 37.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,641 6,060 32.5 16,535 5,232 31.6 139 86 61.6 1,967 743 37.8
      Inside principal cities 9,428 3,368 35.7 8,168 2,856 35.0 74 43 (B) 1,186 469 39.5
      Outside principal cities 9,213 2,692 29.2 8,367 2,376 28.4 65 43 (B) 780 274 35.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,098 413 37.6 969 361 37.3 0 0 (B) 128 52 40.2

Division (31)
 
New England
1,067 442 41.4 915 367 40.1 3 2 (B) 149 72 48.4
Middle Atlantic 5,470 1,701 31.1 4,706 1,418 30.1 9 4 (B) 755 279 37.0
East North Central 3,014 988 32.8 2,724 880 32.3 3 3 (B) 287 106 36.8
West North Central 944 340 36.0 827 299 36.2 9 3 (B) 107 38 35.2
South Atlantic 6,072 1,639 27.0 5,195 1,282 24.7 50 31 (B) 827 326 39.5
East South Central 629 257 40.8 474 197 41.6 1 0 (B) 154 60 38.6
West South Central 10,464 3,727 35.6 9,388 3,299 35.1 34 26 (B) 1,042 402 38.6
Mountain 4,841 1,735 35.8 4,247 1,508 35.5 16 9 (B) 578 218 37.7
Pacific 14,898 4,739 31.8 13,257 4,086 30.8 123 76 62.0 1,517 577 38.0

Poverty Footnotes


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