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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 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 alone, not Hispanic
 
Total (1)
196,940 31,490 16.0 159,344 19,565 12.3 749 489 65.3 36,848 11,437 31.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
158,090 22,950 14.5 127,111 13,858 10.9 519 298 57.4 30,460 8,794 28.9
      Inside principal cities 47,947 8,597 17.9 34,771 4,679 13.5 168 108 64.4 13,008 3,809 29.3
      Outside principal cities 110,143 14,353 13.0 92,340 9,179 9.9 350 189 54.0 17,453 4,985 28.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 38,850 8,540 22.0 32,233 5,707 17.7 230 191 83.0 6,387 2,642 41.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
38,205 5,206 13.6 31,052 3,039 9.8 133 72 54.4 7,020 2,094 29.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 32,977 4,230 12.8 26,755 2,424 9.1 97 44 44.8 6,124 1,762 28.8
      Inside principal cities 6,912 1,372 19.8 4,917 755 15.4 21 11 (B) 1,975 606 30.7
      Outside principal cities 26,064 2,857 11.0 21,838 1,669 7.6 76 33 42.7 4,150 1,156 27.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,228 976 18.7 4,297 615 14.3 36 29 (B) 896 332 37.1
Midwest 52,184 8,506 16.3 42,492 5,279 12.4 226 163 72.1 9,467 3,064 32.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 38,234 5,498 14.4 30,904 3,282 10.6 124 76 61.2 7,206 2,140 29.7
      Inside principal cities 11,282 2,155 19.1 8,203 1,131 13.8 53 32 (B) 3,025 992 32.8
      Outside principal cities 26,952 3,342 12.4 22,701 2,151 9.5 71 44 (B) 4,181 1,147 27.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,950 3,009 21.6 11,587 1,997 17.2 102 87 85.1 2,260 925 40.9
South 67,563 11,892 17.6 55,364 7,859 14.2 198 148 74.8 12,000 3,885 32.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 52,628 8,240 15.7 42,877 5,350 12.5 143 97 67.4 9,608 2,793 29.1
      Inside principal cities 15,448 2,636 17.1 11,497 1,595 13.9 25 16 (B) 3,926 1,025 26.1
      Outside principal cities 37,181 5,604 15.1 31,380 3,755 12.0 118 81 68.1 5,682 1,768 31.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 14,935 3,652 24.5 12,488 2,509 20.1 55 52 (B) 2,392 1,092 45.6
West 38,988 5,887 15.1 30,436 3,389 11.1 192 105 55.0 8,361 2,393 28.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,252 4,983 14.5 26,575 2,802 10.5 155 82 53.0 7,521 2,099 27.9
      Inside principal cities 14,306 2,433 17.0 10,155 1,198 11.8 70 50 (B) 4,082 1,186 29.0
      Outside principal cities 19,946 2,550 12.8 16,421 1,604 9.8 85 32 37.8 3,440 914 26.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,737 904 19.1 3,861 587 15.2 37 23 (B) 839 294 35.0

Division (31)
 
New England
11,619 1,527 13.1 9,356 867 9.3 30 13 (B) 2,233 647 29.0
Middle Atlantic 26,586 3,679 13.8 21,696 2,172 10.0 103 60 58.0 4,788 1,447 30.2
East North Central 35,400 5,682 16.1 29,013 3,528 12.2 135 99 73.8 6,252 2,055 32.9
West North Central 16,784 2,824 16.8 13,479 1,751 13.0 91 63 69.4 3,214 1,009 31.4
South Atlantic 36,637 6,035 16.5 29,920 3,913 13.1 100 81 81.2 6,617 2,041 30.8
East South Central 13,367 2,988 22.4 11,103 2,060 18.6 49 38 (B) 2,214 890 40.2
West South Central 17,559 2,869 16.3 14,341 1,886 13.1 49 29 (B) 3,169 954 30.1
Mountain 14,706 2,270 15.4 11,744 1,427 12.2 80 45 56.0 2,882 798 27.7
Pacific 24,282 3,617 14.9 18,692 1,962 10.5 112 61 54.2 5,478 1,595 29.1

Poverty Footnotes


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