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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 alone
 
Total (1)
13,310 2,473 18.6 11,719 1,920 16.4 16 7 (B) 1,574 545 34.6

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
12,961 2,354 18.2 11,407 1,819 15.9 15 6 (B) 1,538 528 34.3
      Inside principal cities 6,480 1,407 21.7 5,468 1,035 18.9 9 1 (B) 1,003 371 37.0
      Outside principal cities 6,481 947 14.6 5,939 784 13.2 6 5 (B) 536 157 29.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 349 119 34.0 312 101 32.2 1 1 (B) 36 17 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,875 605 21.0 2,535 476 18.8 0 0 (X) 340 129 38.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,840 603 21.2 2,507 475 18.9 0 0 (X) 334 128 38.4
      Inside principal cities 1,375 407 29.6 1,141 309 27.1 0 0 (X) 234 98 42.0
      Outside principal cities 1,465 195 13.3 1,365 165 12.1 0 0 (X) 100 30 29.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 34 2 (B) 28 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 1 (B)
Midwest 1,487 282 19.0 1,330 238 17.9 1 1 (B) 156 43 27.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,423 260 18.3 1,273 222 17.4 0 0 (X) 150 38 25.4
      Inside principal cities 679 166 24.5 581 140 24.2 0 0 (X) 98 26 26.2
      Outside principal cities 744 94 12.6 692 82 11.8 0 0 (X) 52 12 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 64 22 (B) 57 17 (B) 1 1 (B) 6 5 (B)
South 3,002 545 18.1 2,651 408 15.4 0 0 (X) 351 137 39.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,892 477 16.5 2,549 346 13.6 0 0 (X) 343 131 38.3
      Inside principal cities 1,151 246 21.3 977 168 17.2 0 0 (X) 174 78 44.9
      Outside principal cities 1,741 232 13.3 1,572 178 11.3 0 0 (X) 169 53 31.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 110 67 61.0 102 62 60.4 0 0 (X) 8 5 (B)
West 5,946 1,041 17.5 5,203 798 15.3 15 6 (B) 728 237 32.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,806 1,014 17.5 5,079 777 15.3 15 6 (B) 712 231 32.4
      Inside principal cities 3,275 588 17.9 2,769 418 15.1 9 1 (B) 497 169 34.0
      Outside principal cities 2,530 426 16.8 2,310 359 15.5 6 5 (B) 215 62 28.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 140 27 19.3 124 21 16.8 0 0 (X) 16 6 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
524 108 20.6 454 84 18.4 0 0 (X) 70 24 (B)
Middle Atlantic 2,350 497 21.1 2,081 392 18.8 0 0 (X) 270 105 38.8
East North Central 1,110 209 18.8 1,007 188 18.7 0 0 (X) 102 21 20.1
West North Central 378 73 19.4 323 50 15.5 1 1 (B) 54 22 (B)
South Atlantic 1,732 235 13.6 1,526 162 10.6 0 0 (X) 206 74 35.8
East South Central 166 47 28.2 134 33 24.9 0 0 (X) 32 14 (B)
West South Central 1,104 262 23.8 991 213 21.5 0 0 (X) 113 50 43.9
Mountain 584 111 19.1 494 80 16.3 0 0 (X) 90 31 34.4
Pacific 5,362 930 17.3 4,709 717 15.2 15 6 (B) 638 206 32.3

Poverty Footnotes


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