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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 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6)

White A.O.I.C.
 
Total (1)
245,603 60,919 24.8 202,100 44,024 21.8 1,009 745 73.9 42,495 16,150 38.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
202,918 48,367 23.8 166,586 35,072 21.1 754 522 69.3 35,578 12,773 35.9
      Inside principal cities 70,314 21,640 30.8 54,094 15,579 28.8 288 222 77.2 15,932 5,840 36.7
      Outside principal cities 132,604 26,727 20.2 112,492 19,494 17.3 466 300 64.4 19,646 6,933 35.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 42,685 12,552 29.4 35,514 8,952 25.2 255 223 87.5 6,917 3,377 48.8

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
44,315 9,071 20.5 36,293 6,051 16.7 150 103 68.7 7,871 2,917 37.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 38,914 7,831 20.1 31,850 5,252 16.5 110 69 62.8 6,954 2,510 36.1
      Inside principal cities 10,005 3,197 32.0 7,557 2,234 29.6 22 17 (B) 2,426 947 39.0
      Outside principal cities 28,909 4,633 16.0 24,293 3,018 12.4 88 52 59.6 4,528 1,563 34.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,400 1,241 23.0 4,443 799 18.0 40 34 (B) 917 408 44.4
Midwest 56,880 12,857 22.6 46,704 8,805 18.9 239 193 80.8 9,937 3,858 38.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 42,237 8,775 20.8 34,501 5,941 17.2 129 95 73.5 7,606 2,739 36.0
      Inside principal cities 13,294 3,667 27.6 9,982 2,358 23.6 57 41 (B) 3,254 1,268 39.0
      Outside principal cities 28,943 5,107 17.6 24,519 3,583 14.6 72 54 (B) 4,352 1,471 33.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 14,644 4,082 27.9 12,203 2,864 23.5 110 99 89.3 2,331 1,119 48.0
South 85,439 23,087 27.0 71,008 17,262 24.3 293 225 76.6 14,137 5,600 39.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 68,679 17,542 25.5 56,988 13,196 23.2 228 159 69.9 11,463 4,187 36.5
      Inside principal cities 23,203 7,308 31.5 18,181 5,543 30.5 68 51 (B) 4,954 1,714 34.6
      Outside principal cities 45,476 10,234 22.5 38,807 7,653 19.7 160 108 67.6 6,509 2,473 38.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16,760 5,545 33.1 14,020 4,066 29.0 65 65 (B) 2,674 1,413 52.8
West 58,969 15,904 27.0 48,095 11,906 24.8 326 224 68.8 10,549 3,774 35.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 53,088 14,220 26.8 43,247 10,684 24.7 287 199 69.4 9,555 3,337 34.9
      Inside principal cities 23,812 7,468 31.4 18,373 5,444 29.6 140 113 80.6 5,298 1,911 36.1
      Outside principal cities 29,277 6,752 23.1 24,874 5,240 21.1 147 86 58.7 4,256 1,426 33.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,881 1,684 28.6 4,848 1,223 25.2 39 25 (B) 994 437 44.0

Division (31)
 
New England
12,643 2,420 19.1 10,227 1,542 15.1 33 21 (B) 2,382 857 36.0
Middle Atlantic 31,671 6,652 21.0 26,065 4,509 17.3 117 83 70.6 5,489 2,060 37.5
East North Central 38,904 8,811 22.6 32,180 6,099 19.0 139 121 86.9 6,585 2,590 39.3
West North Central 17,977 4,046 22.5 14,524 2,706 18.6 100 72 72.3 3,352 1,268 37.8
South Atlantic 42,930 10,103 23.5 35,314 7,128 20.2 153 119 77.4 7,463 2,857 38.3
East South Central 14,177 4,159 29.3 11,730 3,023 25.8 50 42 (B) 2,396 1,095 45.7
West South Central 28,332 8,824 31.1 23,964 7,111 29.7 90 65 71.8 4,278 1,649 38.5
Mountain 19,571 5,075 25.9 15,994 3,792 23.7 94 65 69.3 3,483 1,218 35.0
Pacific 39,399 10,829 27.5 32,101 8,115 25.3 231 159 68.5 7,066 2,556 36.2

Poverty Footnotes


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