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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
Total (1)
40,097 17,467 43.6 32,818 14,081 42.9 156 119 76.4 7,123 3,267 45.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
36,153 15,210 42.1 29,500 12,215 41.4 148 113 76.5 6,505 2,881 44.3
      Inside principal cities 20,017 9,623 48.1 15,976 7,712 48.3 75 61 (B) 3,967 1,849 46.6
      Outside principal cities 16,135 5,587 34.6 13,524 4,503 33.3 74 52 (B) 2,538 1,032 40.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,944 2,257 57.2 3,318 1,866 56.2 8 6 (B) 619 386 62.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
7,033 2,827 40.2 5,786 2,251 38.9 14 13 (B) 1,234 563 45.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,947 2,787 40.1 5,713 2,218 38.8 13 13 (B) 1,220 556 45.5
      Inside principal cities 4,465 2,044 45.8 3,666 1,651 45.0 7 7 (B) 792 386 48.7
      Outside principal cities 2,482 743 29.9 2,047 566 27.7 6 6 (B) 428 170 39.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 86 40 46.5 73 33 (B) 0 0 (B) 14 7 (B)
Midwest 7,286 3,545 48.6 5,940 2,873 48.4 32 22 (B) 1,314 650 49.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,994 3,369 48.2 5,705 2,733 47.9 31 22 (B) 1,258 614 48.8
      Inside principal cities 4,653 2,493 53.6 3,755 2,022 53.9 25 16 (B) 874 454 52.0
      Outside principal cities 2,340 876 37.4 1,950 710 36.4 6 6 (B) 384 160 41.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 293 176 60.0 235 140 59.5 2 0 (B) 56 36 (B)
South 21,776 9,600 44.1 17,965 7,820 43.5 87 64 73.7 3,725 1,716 46.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,306 7,603 41.5 15,044 6,169 41.0 81 58 71.8 3,181 1,376 43.3
      Inside principal cities 8,612 4,164 48.4 6,921 3,394 49.0 28 25 (B) 1,663 745 44.8
      Outside principal cities 9,694 3,439 35.5 8,123 2,775 34.2 53 33 (B) 1,518 631 41.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,471 1,997 57.5 2,921 1,652 56.5 6 6 (B) 544 340 62.5
West 4,001 1,495 37.4 3,128 1,137 36.4 23 19 (B) 850 338 39.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,907 1,451 37.1 3,038 1,096 36.1 23 19 (B) 846 336 39.7
      Inside principal cities 2,288 921 40.3 1,634 645 39.4 15 13 (B) 638 264 41.3
      Outside principal cities 1,619 530 32.7 1,404 451 32.1 8 7 (B) 207 72 34.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 94 44 47.0 90 42 46.3 0 0 (X) 4 3 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
945 365 38.7 789 296 37.5 2 2 (B) 154 68 44.0
Middle Atlantic 6,088 2,462 40.4 4,997 1,955 39.1 11 11 (B) 1,080 495 45.9
East North Central 5,884 2,962 50.3 4,858 2,456 50.6 20 12 (B) 1,006 494 49.1
West North Central 1,402 583 41.6 1,082 416 38.5 12 10 (B) 308 156 50.7
South Atlantic 12,955 5,364 41.4 10,616 4,295 40.5 67 61 (B) 2,272 1,008 44.4
East South Central 3,716 1,851 49.8 3,103 1,540 49.6 3 3 (B) 609 308 50.6
West South Central 5,106 2,385 46.7 4,245 1,986 46.8 17 0 (B) 844 400 47.4
Mountain 888 341 38.4 698 263 37.7 7 7 (B) 183 71 38.8
Pacific 3,113 1,154 37.1 2,429 874 36.0 16 13 (B) 667 267 40.1

Poverty Footnotes


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