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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)

Asian alone
 
Total (1)
13,310 2,984 22.4 11,719 2,380 20.3 16 7 (B) 1,574 596 37.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
12,961 2,855 22.0 11,407 2,269 19.9 15 6 (B) 1,538 579 37.6
      Inside principal cities 6,480 1,699 26.2 5,468 1,295 23.7 9 1 (B) 1,003 404 40.2
      Outside principal cities 6,481 1,155 17.8 5,939 974 16.4 6 5 (B) 536 175 32.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 349 130 37.2 312 111 35.6 1 1 (B) 36 18 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,875 701 24.4 2,535 557 22.0 0 0 (X) 340 144 42.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,840 696 24.5 2,507 553 22.1 0 0 (X) 334 143 42.9
      Inside principal cities 1,375 457 33.3 1,141 346 30.3 0 0 (X) 234 112 47.8
      Outside principal cities 1,465 239 16.3 1,365 207 15.2 0 0 (X) 100 32 31.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 34 5 (B) 28 4 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 1 (B)
Midwest 1,487 326 21.9 1,330 274 20.6 1 1 (B) 156 52 33.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,423 303 21.3 1,273 256 20.1 0 0 (X) 150 47 31.3
      Inside principal cities 679 202 29.7 581 169 29.1 0 0 (X) 98 33 33.3
      Outside principal cities 744 102 13.6 692 87 12.6 0 0 (X) 52 14 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 64 23 (B) 57 18 (B) 1 1 (B) 6 5 (B)
South 3,002 682 22.7 2,651 538 20.3 0 0 (X) 351 143 40.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,892 608 21.0 2,549 470 18.4 0 0 (X) 343 138 40.3
      Inside principal cities 1,151 300 26.0 977 220 22.5 0 0 (X) 174 80 45.9
      Outside principal cities 1,741 308 17.7 1,572 250 15.9 0 0 (X) 169 58 34.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 110 74 66.9 102 68 66.8 0 0 (X) 8 5 (B)
West 5,946 1,275 21.4 5,203 1,011 19.4 15 6 (B) 728 258 35.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,806 1,247 21.5 5,079 990 19.5 15 6 (B) 712 251 35.2
      Inside principal cities 3,275 741 22.6 2,769 560 20.2 9 1 (B) 497 180 36.1
      Outside principal cities 2,530 506 20.0 2,310 430 18.6 6 5 (B) 215 71 33.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 140 28 19.8 124 21 16.8 0 0 (X) 16 7 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
524 115 22.0 454 87 19.1 0 0 (X) 70 28 (B)
Middle Atlantic 2,350 586 24.9 2,081 470 22.6 0 0 (X) 270 116 42.9
East North Central 1,110 235 21.2 1,007 209 20.7 0 0 (X) 102 26 25.4
West North Central 378 92 24.3 323 65 20.1 1 1 (B) 54 26 (B)
South Atlantic 1,732 306 17.7 1,526 228 14.9 0 0 (X) 206 78 38.0
East South Central 166 47 28.2 134 33 24.9 0 0 (X) 32 14 (B)
West South Central 1,104 329 29.8 991 277 28.0 0 0 (X) 113 52 45.7
Mountain 584 149 25.6 494 117 23.8 0 0 (X) 90 32 35.4
Pacific 5,362 1,126 21.0 4,709 894 19.0 15 6 (B) 638 226 35.4

Poverty Footnotes


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