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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)

Asian A.O.I.C.
 
Total (1)
14,543 2,661 18.3 12,817 2,065 16.1 19 8 (B) 1,707 587 34.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
14,129 2,531 17.9 12,446 1,955 15.7 17 7 (B) 1,666 569 34.1
      Inside principal cities 7,011 1,516 21.6 5,923 1,121 18.9 9 1 (B) 1,079 394 36.6
      Outside principal cities 7,118 1,015 14.3 6,523 835 12.8 8 6 (B) 587 174 29.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 414 130 31.4 371 110 29.7 2 1 (B) 41 19 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,969 623 21.0 2,616 484 18.5 0 0 (X) 352 139 39.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,929 620 21.2 2,582 482 18.7 0 0 (X) 346 138 39.9
      Inside principal cities 1,404 417 29.7 1,164 313 26.9 0 0 (X) 240 104 43.2
      Outside principal cities 1,525 204 13.4 1,418 169 11.9 0 0 (X) 106 35 32.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 40 3 (B) 34 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 1 (B)
Midwest 1,622 309 19.1 1,455 260 17.9 1 1 (B) 166 48 29.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,553 285 18.4 1,393 241 17.3 0 0 (X) 160 44 27.4
      Inside principal cities 738 179 24.3 631 148 23.4 0 0 (X) 107 31 29.3
      Outside principal cities 815 106 13.0 762 94 12.3 0 0 (X) 53 12 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 69 24 (B) 62 18 (B) 1 1 (B) 6 5 (B)
South 3,236 586 18.1 2,859 441 15.4 0 0 (X) 376 145 38.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,123 518 16.6 2,755 378 13.7 0 0 (X) 369 139 37.8
      Inside principal cities 1,235 264 21.4 1,052 186 17.7 0 0 (X) 183 78 42.6
      Outside principal cities 1,889 253 13.4 1,703 192 11.3 0 0 (X) 186 61 33.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 112 68 60.6 105 63 60.0 0 0 (X) 8 5 (B)
West 6,717 1,143 17.0 5,886 881 15.0 18 7 (B) 813 255 31.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,524 1,107 17.0 5,716 853 14.9 17 7 (B) 792 247 31.2
      Inside principal cities 3,635 656 18.1 3,076 474 15.4 9 1 (B) 549 181 33.0
      Outside principal cities 2,890 451 15.6 2,640 380 14.4 8 6 (B) 242 66 27.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 192 35 18.3 170 28 16.2 1 0 (B) 21 8 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
540 110 20.3 469 85 18.2 0 0 (X) 71 25 (B)
Middle Atlantic 2,429 513 21.1 2,148 398 18.6 0 0 (X) 282 115 40.8
East North Central 1,195 227 19.0 1,087 201 18.5 0 0 (X) 109 26 23.5
West North Central 427 83 19.4 368 59 15.9 1 1 (B) 57 23 (B)
South Atlantic 1,889 265 14.0 1,664 183 11.0 0 0 (X) 225 82 36.3
East South Central 182 50 27.2 148 36 24.3 0 0 (X) 34 14 (B)
West South Central 1,165 271 23.3 1,047 222 21.2 0 0 (X) 118 50 42.1
Mountain 679 116 17.2 578 85 14.7 0 0 (X) 101 32 31.5
Pacific 6,038 1,026 17.0 5,308 796 15.0 18 7 (B) 712 223 31.3

Poverty Footnotes


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