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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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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 alone
 
Total (1)
37,966 16,530 43.5 30,986 13,264 42.8 145 113 78.3 6,835 3,153 46.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
34,245 14,414 42.1 27,861 11,521 41.4 138 107 77.6 6,246 2,785 44.6
      Inside principal cities 19,100 9,138 47.8 15,218 7,293 47.9 66 55 (B) 3,816 1,790 46.9
      Outside principal cities 15,145 5,275 34.8 12,643 4,229 33.4 72 52 (B) 2,430 995 40.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,721 2,116 56.9 3,125 1,742 55.8 6 6 (B) 590 368 62.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
6,653 2,664 40.0 5,454 2,112 38.7 13 13 (B) 1,186 538 45.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,584 2,634 40.0 5,398 2,089 38.7 13 13 (B) 1,173 531 45.3
      Inside principal cities 4,328 1,963 45.4 3,546 1,581 44.6 7 7 (B) 775 375 48.4
      Outside principal cities 2,256 670 29.7 1,852 508 27.4 6 6 (B) 398 156 39.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 70 30 (B) 56 23 (B) 0 0 (X) 14 7 (B)
Midwest 6,723 3,273 48.7 5,445 2,630 48.3 29 21 (B) 1,248 622 49.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,497 3,130 48.2 5,267 2,516 47.8 29 21 (B) 1,201 593 49.4
      Inside principal cities 4,381 2,332 53.2 3,515 1,878 53.4 23 15 (B) 842 440 52.2
      Outside principal cities 2,117 798 37.7 1,752 639 36.5 6 6 (B) 359 153 42.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 226 142 63.1 178 113 63.5 0 0 (B) 47 29 (B)
South 21,058 9,254 43.9 17,361 7,518 43.3 87 64 73.7 3,611 1,672 46.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 17,715 7,349 41.5 14,548 5,948 40.9 81 58 71.8 3,086 1,342 43.5
      Inside principal cities 8,336 4,003 48.0 6,707 3,251 48.5 28 25 (B) 1,601 726 45.4
      Outside principal cities 9,379 3,346 35.7 7,842 2,697 34.4 53 33 (B) 1,484 616 41.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,343 1,905 57.0 2,813 1,570 55.8 6 6 (B) 525 330 62.8
West 3,531 1,339 37.9 2,726 1,004 36.8 15 15 (B) 790 320 40.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,449 1,301 37.7 2,648 967 36.5 15 15 (B) 787 318 40.5
      Inside principal cities 2,056 840 40.8 1,450 583 40.2 8 8 (B) 598 249 41.6
      Outside principal cities 1,393 461 33.1 1,198 385 32.1 7 7 (B) 189 70 36.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 82 39 47.0 78 37 46.7 0 0 (X) 4 2 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
889 344 38.7 736 276 37.5 2 2 (B) 150 66 43.7
Middle Atlantic 5,765 2,320 40.2 4,718 1,837 38.9 11 11 (B) 1,036 472 45.6
East North Central 5,480 2,762 50.4 4,499 2,275 50.6 19 10 (B) 962 476 49.4
West North Central 1,243 511 41.1 947 354 37.4 11 10 (B) 286 147 51.3
South Atlantic 12,558 5,198 41.4 10,274 4,147 40.4 67 61 (B) 2,217 991 44.7
East South Central 3,621 1,783 49.3 3,021 1,477 48.9 3 3 (B) 597 303 50.8
West South Central 4,880 2,273 46.6 4,066 1,894 46.6 17 0 (B) 797 379 47.5
Mountain 782 296 37.9 602 223 37.0 7 7 (B) 173 67 38.5
Pacific 2,749 1,043 37.9 2,124 781 36.8 8 8 (B) 617 254 41.1

Poverty Footnotes


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