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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)

Hispanic (of any race)
 
Total (1)
47,398 21,551 45.5 41,732 18,700 44.8 249 194 77.9 5,417 2,657 49.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
44,091 19,791 44.9 38,862 17,186 44.2 233 185 79.3 4,996 2,420 48.4
      Inside principal cities 22,451 11,329 50.5 19,419 9,749 50.2 117 98 83.2 2,915 1,482 50.9
      Outside principal cities 21,640 8,462 39.1 19,443 7,437 38.2 116 87 75.3 2,081 937 45.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,307 1,760 53.2 2,870 1,514 52.7 16 9 (B) 421 237 56.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
6,537 2,842 43.5 5,621 2,379 42.3 13 13 (B) 904 451 49.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,434 2,779 43.2 5,527 2,323 42.0 13 13 (B) 895 443 49.5
      Inside principal cities 3,645 1,787 49.0 3,122 1,512 48.4 2 2 (B) 521 273 52.5
      Outside principal cities 2,789 992 35.6 2,405 811 33.7 11 11 (B) 374 170 45.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 103 63 61.3 94 56 59.2 0 0 (X) 9 7 (B)
Midwest 3,958 1,858 46.9 3,551 1,675 47.2 12 6 (B) 395 178 45.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,411 1,569 46.0 3,058 1,414 46.2 5 5 (B) 348 150 43.2
      Inside principal cities 1,737 858 49.4 1,532 758 49.5 3 3 (B) 203 97 47.9
      Outside principal cities 1,673 711 42.5 1,526 656 43.0 2 2 (B) 145 53 36.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 548 289 52.9 493 261 52.9 7 0 (B) 47 28 (B)
South 17,164 7,959 46.4 15,056 6,872 45.6 85 65 76.0 2,023 1,022 50.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,605 7,084 45.4 13,743 6,147 44.7 76 56 73.4 1,786 881 49.3
      Inside principal cities 7,641 4,033 52.8 6,598 3,480 52.8 38 32 (B) 1,005 521 51.9
      Outside principal cities 7,965 3,051 38.3 7,145 2,666 37.3 38 24 (B) 781 360 46.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,559 875 56.1 1,313 726 55.2 9 9 (B) 237 140 59.2
West 19,738 8,893 45.1 17,504 7,774 44.4 139 111 80.0 2,095 1,007 48.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,641 8,359 44.8 16,535 7,303 44.2 139 111 80.0 1,967 945 48.1
      Inside principal cities 9,428 4,651 49.3 8,168 3,999 49.0 74 61 (B) 1,186 591 49.8
      Outside principal cities 9,213 3,708 40.3 8,367 3,303 39.5 65 50 (B) 780 355 45.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,098 533 48.6 969 472 48.6 0 0 (B) 128 62 48.1

Division (31)
 
New England
1,067 567 53.1 915 484 52.9 3 3 (B) 149 79 53.2
Middle Atlantic 5,470 2,275 41.6 4,706 1,894 40.3 9 9 (B) 755 371 49.2
East North Central 3,014 1,385 46.0 2,724 1,252 46.0 3 3 (B) 287 130 45.4
West North Central 944 473 50.1 827 423 51.1 9 3 (B) 107 47 44.1
South Atlantic 6,072 2,352 38.7 5,195 1,893 36.4 50 31 (B) 827 427 51.7
East South Central 629 347 55.2 474 279 59.0 1 0 (B) 154 68 44.0
West South Central 10,464 5,260 50.3 9,388 4,700 50.1 34 34 (B) 1,042 526 50.5
Mountain 4,841 2,346 48.5 4,247 2,053 48.3 16 16 (B) 578 277 48.0
Pacific 14,898 6,547 43.9 13,257 5,722 43.2 123 96 77.5 1,517 729 48.1

Poverty Footnotes


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