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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
Total (1)
40,097 15,180 37.9 32,818 12,141 37.0 156 106 68.2 7,123 2,933 41.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
36,153 13,161 36.4 29,500 10,493 35.6 148 101 67.9 6,505 2,568 39.5
      Inside principal cities 20,017 8,414 42.0 15,976 6,707 42.0 75 49 (B) 3,967 1,659 41.8
      Outside principal cities 16,135 4,747 29.4 13,524 3,786 28.0 74 52 (B) 2,538 909 35.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,944 2,019 51.2 3,318 1,648 49.7 8 6 (B) 619 365 59.0

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
7,033 2,506 35.6 5,786 1,977 34.2 14 13 (B) 1,234 515 41.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,947 2,466 35.5 5,713 1,945 34.0 13 13 (B) 1,220 508 41.6
      Inside principal cities 4,465 1,815 40.7 3,666 1,456 39.7 7 7 (B) 792 352 44.4
      Outside principal cities 2,482 651 26.2 2,047 488 23.9 6 6 (B) 428 156 36.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 86 40 46.3 73 33 (B) 0 0 (B) 14 7 (B)
Midwest 7,286 3,103 42.6 5,940 2,496 42.0 32 22 (B) 1,314 585 44.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,994 2,939 42.0 5,705 2,365 41.5 31 22 (B) 1,258 552 43.9
      Inside principal cities 4,653 2,195 47.2 3,755 1,764 47.0 25 16 (B) 874 414 47.4
      Outside principal cities 2,340 745 31.8 1,950 601 30.8 6 6 (B) 384 138 35.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 293 163 55.8 235 130 55.6 2 0 (B) 56 33 (B)
South 21,776 8,358 38.4 17,965 6,750 37.6 87 64 73.7 3,725 1,544 41.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,306 6,575 35.9 15,044 5,295 35.2 81 58 71.8 3,181 1,222 38.4
      Inside principal cities 8,612 3,652 42.4 6,921 2,958 42.7 28 25 (B) 1,663 669 40.2
      Outside principal cities 9,694 2,923 30.2 8,123 2,337 28.8 53 33 (B) 1,518 553 36.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,471 1,783 51.4 2,921 1,455 49.8 6 6 (B) 544 322 59.2
West 4,001 1,214 30.3 3,128 918 29.4 23 7 (B) 850 289 34.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,907 1,181 30.2 3,038 888 29.2 23 7 (B) 846 286 33.9
      Inside principal cities 2,288 752 32.9 1,634 528 32.3 15 0 (B) 638 224 35.1
      Outside principal cities 1,619 429 26.5 1,404 359 25.6 8 7 (B) 207 62 30.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 94 33 35.2 90 30 34.0 0 0 (X) 4 3 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
945 334 35.3 789 271 34.3 2 2 (B) 154 61 39.5
Middle Atlantic 6,088 2,172 35.7 4,997 1,707 34.2 11 11 (B) 1,080 454 42.0
East North Central 5,884 2,597 44.1 4,858 2,140 44.1 20 12 (B) 1,006 444 44.1
West North Central 1,402 506 36.1 1,082 355 32.8 12 10 (B) 308 141 45.7
South Atlantic 12,955 4,643 35.8 10,616 3,684 34.7 67 61 (B) 2,272 898 39.5
East South Central 3,716 1,613 43.4 3,103 1,323 42.6 3 3 (B) 609 287 47.1
West South Central 5,106 2,101 41.2 4,245 1,742 41.0 17 0 (B) 844 359 42.5
Mountain 888 288 32.4 698 217 31.0 7 7 (B) 183 65 35.4
Pacific 3,113 926 29.7 2,429 702 28.9 16 0 (B) 667 224 33.6

Poverty Footnotes


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