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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)

Hispanic (of any race)
 
Total (1)
47,398 18,158 38.3 41,732 15,610 37.4 249 176 70.7 5,417 2,373 43.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
44,091 16,704 37.9 38,862 14,373 37.0 233 167 71.5 4,996 2,164 43.3
      Inside principal cities 22,451 9,534 42.5 19,419 8,116 41.8 117 85 72.3 2,915 1,332 45.7
      Outside principal cities 21,640 7,170 33.1 19,443 6,257 32.2 116 82 70.6 2,081 831 39.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,307 1,455 44.0 2,870 1,236 43.1 16 9 (B) 421 209 49.7

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
6,537 2,476 37.9 5,621 2,074 36.9 13 10 (B) 904 393 43.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,434 2,419 37.6 5,527 2,022 36.6 13 10 (B) 895 387 43.3
      Inside principal cities 3,645 1,596 43.8 3,122 1,354 43.4 2 2 (B) 521 240 46.2
      Outside principal cities 2,789 823 29.5 2,405 669 27.8 11 8 (B) 374 147 39.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 103 57 55.4 94 51 54.5 0 0 (X) 9 6 (B)
Midwest 3,958 1,596 40.3 3,551 1,426 40.2 12 6 (B) 395 165 41.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,411 1,356 39.8 3,058 1,212 39.6 5 5 (B) 348 140 40.2
      Inside principal cities 1,737 719 41.4 1,532 629 41.0 3 3 (B) 203 88 43.2
      Outside principal cities 1,673 637 38.1 1,526 583 38.2 2 2 (B) 145 52 36.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 548 240 43.8 493 215 43.5 7 0 (B) 47 25 (B)
South 17,164 6,540 38.1 15,056 5,573 37.0 85 65 76.0 2,023 903 44.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,605 5,827 37.3 13,743 4,989 36.3 76 56 73.4 1,786 781 43.7
      Inside principal cities 7,641 3,336 43.7 6,598 2,840 43.0 38 32 (B) 1,005 465 46.2
      Outside principal cities 7,965 2,491 31.3 7,145 2,149 30.1 38 24 (B) 781 317 40.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,559 713 45.7 1,313 583 44.4 9 9 (B) 237 121 51.0
West 19,738 7,546 38.2 17,504 6,537 37.3 139 96 69.2 2,095 912 43.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,641 7,101 38.1 16,535 6,150 37.2 139 96 69.1 1,967 855 43.5
      Inside principal cities 9,428 3,882 41.2 8,168 3,294 40.3 74 48 (B) 1,186 540 45.5
      Outside principal cities 9,213 3,219 34.9 8,367 2,856 34.1 65 48 (B) 780 315 40.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,098 445 40.5 969 387 39.9 0 0 (B) 128 57 44.9

Division (31)
 
New England
1,067 505 47.3 915 425 46.5 3 3 (B) 149 76 50.8
Middle Atlantic 5,470 1,972 36.1 4,706 1,648 35.0 9 6 (B) 755 317 42.1
East North Central 3,014 1,200 39.8 2,724 1,076 39.5 3 3 (B) 287 121 42.0
West North Central 944 396 42.0 827 350 42.3 9 3 (B) 107 44 41.0
South Atlantic 6,072 1,976 32.5 5,195 1,565 30.1 50 31 (B) 827 380 45.9
East South Central 629 283 44.9 474 219 46.3 1 0 (B) 154 63 41.0
West South Central 10,464 4,281 40.9 9,388 3,788 40.4 34 34 (B) 1,042 459 44.1
Mountain 4,841 2,045 42.2 4,247 1,784 42.0 16 9 (B) 578 252 43.5
Pacific 14,898 5,501 36.9 13,257 4,753 35.9 123 87 70.5 1,517 661 43.6

Poverty Footnotes


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