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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)

Asian A.O.I.C.
 
Total (1)
14,543 3,230 22.2 12,817 2,571 20.1 19 9 (B) 1,707 650 38.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
14,129 3,084 21.8 12,446 2,447 19.7 17 7 (B) 1,666 631 37.8
      Inside principal cities 7,011 1,829 26.1 5,923 1,397 23.6 9 1 (B) 1,079 431 39.9
      Outside principal cities 7,118 1,255 17.6 6,523 1,049 16.1 8 6 (B) 587 200 34.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 414 145 35.1 371 124 33.4 2 2 (B) 41 20 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,969 727 24.5 2,616 572 21.9 0 0 (X) 352 155 43.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,929 722 24.6 2,582 568 22.0 0 0 (X) 346 154 44.4
      Inside principal cities 1,404 467 33.2 1,164 349 30.0 0 0 (X) 240 117 48.9
      Outside principal cities 1,525 255 16.7 1,418 219 15.4 0 0 (X) 106 36 34.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 40 5 (B) 34 4 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 1 (B)
Midwest 1,622 353 21.8 1,455 295 20.3 1 1 (B) 166 57 34.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,553 328 21.1 1,393 276 19.8 0 0 (X) 160 53 32.9
      Inside principal cities 738 215 29.1 631 176 27.9 0 0 (X) 107 38 35.8
      Outside principal cities 815 114 14.0 762 99 13.0 0 0 (X) 53 14 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 69 25 (B) 62 20 (B) 1 1 (B) 6 5 (B)
South 3,236 740 22.9 2,859 581 20.3 0 0 (X) 376 159 42.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,123 665 21.3 2,755 511 18.6 0 0 (X) 369 154 41.7
      Inside principal cities 1,235 322 26.0 1,052 242 23.0 0 0 (X) 183 80 43.6
      Outside principal cities 1,889 343 18.2 1,703 269 15.8 0 0 (X) 186 74 39.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 112 75 66.4 105 69 66.3 0 0 (X) 8 5 (B)
West 6,717 1,410 21.0 5,886 1,123 19.1 18 8 (B) 813 279 34.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,524 1,369 21.0 5,716 1,092 19.1 17 7 (B) 792 271 34.2
      Inside principal cities 3,635 826 22.7 3,076 630 20.5 9 1 (B) 549 195 35.6
      Outside principal cities 2,890 543 18.8 2,640 462 17.5 8 6 (B) 242 75 31.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 192 40 20.9 170 31 18.1 1 1 (B) 21 9 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
540 117 21.7 469 88 18.8 0 0 (X) 71 29 (B)
Middle Atlantic 2,429 610 25.1 2,148 484 22.5 0 0 (X) 282 126 44.7
East North Central 1,195 252 21.1 1,087 222 20.4 0 0 (X) 109 31 28.4
West North Central 427 101 23.7 368 74 20.0 1 1 (B) 57 26 (B)
South Atlantic 1,889 349 18.5 1,664 258 15.5 0 0 (X) 225 91 40.3
East South Central 182 51 28.1 148 36 24.3 0 0 (X) 34 15 (B)
West South Central 1,165 340 29.2 1,047 286 27.3 0 0 (X) 118 53 45.2
Mountain 679 161 23.8 578 129 22.3 0 0 (X) 101 33 32.3
Pacific 6,038 1,248 20.7 5,308 994 18.7 18 8 (B) 712 247 34.7

Poverty Footnotes


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