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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 alone, not Hispanic
 
Total (1)
196,940 39,439 20.0 159,344 25,458 16.0 749 550 73.5 36,848 13,430 36.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
158,090 28,869 18.3 127,111 18,170 14.3 519 343 66.2 30,460 10,356 34.0
      Inside principal cities 47,947 10,585 22.1 34,771 6,056 17.4 168 128 76.1 13,008 4,401 33.8
      Outside principal cities 110,143 18,284 16.6 92,340 12,114 13.1 350 215 61.4 17,453 5,955 34.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 38,850 10,570 27.2 32,233 7,289 22.6 230 207 89.9 6,387 3,074 48.1

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
38,205 6,487 17.0 31,052 3,916 12.6 133 86 64.8 7,020 2,485 35.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 32,977 5,323 16.1 26,755 3,179 11.9 97 56 58.1 6,124 2,088 34.1
      Inside principal cities 6,912 1,670 24.2 4,917 953 19.4 21 16 (B) 1,975 702 35.5
      Outside principal cities 26,064 3,653 14.0 21,838 2,226 10.2 76 41 53.4 4,150 1,386 33.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,228 1,164 22.3 4,297 737 17.2 36 30 (B) 896 397 44.3
Midwest 52,184 10,703 20.5 42,492 6,873 16.2 226 188 83.2 9,467 3,642 38.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 38,234 6,982 18.3 30,904 4,322 14.0 124 89 72.3 7,206 2,571 35.7
      Inside principal cities 11,282 2,678 23.7 8,203 1,478 18.0 53 37 (B) 3,025 1,163 38.4
      Outside principal cities 26,952 4,304 16.0 22,701 2,843 12.5 71 53 (B) 4,181 1,408 33.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,950 3,721 26.7 11,587 2,551 22.0 102 99 96.4 2,260 1,071 47.4
South 67,563 14,951 22.1 55,364 10,252 18.5 198 155 78.4 12,000 4,544 37.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 52,628 10,434 19.8 42,877 7,036 16.4 143 100 70.1 9,608 3,298 34.3
      Inside principal cities 15,448 3,276 21.2 11,497 2,050 17.8 25 20 (B) 3,926 1,207 30.7
      Outside principal cities 37,181 7,157 19.3 31,380 4,986 15.9 118 81 68.1 5,682 2,091 36.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 14,935 4,517 30.2 12,488 3,216 25.8 55 55 (B) 2,392 1,247 52.1
West 38,988 7,297 18.7 30,436 4,418 14.5 192 120 62.8 8,361 2,759 33.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,252 6,130 17.9 26,575 3,633 13.7 155 97 62.7 7,521 2,399 31.9
      Inside principal cities 14,306 2,961 20.7 10,155 1,575 15.5 70 56 (B) 4,082 1,330 32.6
      Outside principal cities 19,946 3,169 15.9 16,421 2,058 12.5 85 41 48.4 3,440 1,070 31.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,737 1,168 24.7 3,861 784 20.3 37 23 (B) 839 360 42.9

Division (31)
 
New England
11,619 1,913 16.5 9,356 1,120 12.0 30 18 (B) 2,233 775 34.7
Middle Atlantic 26,586 4,574 17.2 21,696 2,796 12.9 103 69 66.6 4,788 1,709 35.7
East North Central 35,400 7,207 20.4 29,013 4,652 16.0 135 116 86.5 6,252 2,439 39.0
West North Central 16,784 3,496 20.8 13,479 2,222 16.5 91 71 78.4 3,214 1,203 37.4
South Atlantic 36,637 7,699 21.0 29,920 5,181 17.3 100 85 84.6 6,617 2,434 36.8
East South Central 13,367 3,725 27.9 11,103 2,669 24.0 49 42 (B) 2,214 1,014 45.8
West South Central 17,559 3,527 20.1 14,341 2,402 16.7 49 29 (B) 3,169 1,096 34.6
Mountain 14,706 2,826 19.2 11,744 1,840 15.7 80 51 63.9 2,882 935 32.4
Pacific 24,282 4,472 18.4 18,692 2,578 13.8 112 69 62.1 5,478 1,824 33.3

Poverty Footnotes


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