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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 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)

White A.O.I.C.
 
Total (1)
245,603 49,511 20.2 202,100 34,979 17.3 1,009 669 66.3 42,495 13,863 32.6

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
202,918 39,344 19.4 166,586 27,933 16.8 754 463 61.4 35,578 10,949 30.8
      Inside principal cities 70,314 17,859 25.4 54,094 12,565 23.2 288 193 67.2 15,932 5,101 32.0
      Outside principal cities 132,604 21,485 16.2 112,492 15,368 13.7 466 269 57.7 19,646 5,848 29.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 42,685 10,167 23.8 35,514 7,047 19.8 255 206 81.0 6,917 2,914 42.1

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
44,315 7,424 16.8 36,293 4,868 13.4 150 86 57.5 7,871 2,470 31.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 38,914 6,378 16.4 31,850 4,195 13.2 110 53 48.3 6,954 2,130 30.6
      Inside principal cities 10,005 2,730 27.3 7,557 1,898 25.1 22 12 (B) 2,426 820 33.8
      Outside principal cities 28,909 3,648 12.6 24,293 2,297 9.5 88 41 46.9 4,528 1,310 28.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,400 1,046 19.4 4,443 672 15.1 40 33 (B) 917 340 37.1
Midwest 56,880 10,363 18.2 46,704 6,928 14.8 239 168 70.3 9,937 3,267 32.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 42,237 7,051 16.7 34,501 4,673 13.5 129 81 62.9 7,606 2,296 30.2
      Inside principal cities 13,294 2,997 22.5 9,982 1,873 18.8 57 36 (B) 3,254 1,088 33.4
      Outside principal cities 28,943 4,054 14.0 24,519 2,800 11.4 72 45 (B) 4,352 1,208 27.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 14,644 3,312 22.6 12,203 2,255 18.5 110 87 78.9 2,331 970 41.6
South 85,439 18,583 21.7 71,008 13,553 19.1 293 218 74.1 14,137 4,812 34.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 68,679 14,095 20.5 56,988 10,367 18.2 228 156 68.2 11,463 3,573 31.2
      Inside principal cities 23,203 5,952 25.7 18,181 4,431 24.4 68 47 (B) 4,954 1,473 29.7
      Outside principal cities 45,476 8,143 17.9 38,807 5,936 15.3 160 108 67.6 6,509 2,099 32.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16,760 4,488 26.8 14,020 3,186 22.7 65 62 (B) 2,674 1,239 46.3
West 58,969 13,141 22.3 48,095 9,630 20.0 326 197 60.4 10,549 3,314 31.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 53,088 11,820 22.3 43,247 8,697 20.1 287 173 60.2 9,555 2,950 30.9
      Inside principal cities 23,812 6,180 26.0 18,373 4,363 23.7 140 98 69.8 5,298 1,719 32.4
      Outside principal cities 29,277 5,640 19.3 24,874 4,334 17.4 147 75 51.0 4,256 1,231 28.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,881 1,321 22.5 4,848 933 19.2 39 24 (B) 994 365 36.7

Division (31)
 
New England
12,643 1,975 15.6 10,227 1,234 12.1 33 16 (B) 2,382 725 30.4
Middle Atlantic 31,671 5,449 17.2 26,065 3,633 13.9 117 71 60.4 5,489 1,745 31.8
East North Central 38,904 7,078 18.2 32,180 4,778 14.8 139 104 74.7 6,585 2,196 33.4
West North Central 17,977 3,285 18.3 14,524 2,150 14.8 100 64 64.1 3,352 1,071 31.9
South Atlantic 42,930 8,057 18.8 35,314 5,529 15.7 153 115 75.1 7,463 2,413 32.3
East South Central 14,177 3,334 23.5 11,730 2,332 19.9 50 38 (B) 2,396 964 40.2
West South Central 28,332 7,192 25.4 23,964 5,692 23.8 90 65 71.8 4,278 1,435 33.5
Mountain 19,571 4,222 21.6 15,994 3,113 19.5 94 52 55.8 3,483 1,057 30.3
Pacific 39,399 8,919 22.6 32,101 6,517 20.3 231 144 62.3 7,066 2,258 32.0

Poverty Footnotes


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