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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 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6)

All races
 
Total (1)
301,041 88,216 29.3 248,301 65,549 26.4 1,207 920 76.2 51,534 21,746 42.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
253,048 71,662 28.3 208,292 53,359 25.6 932 669 71.8 43,825 17,634 40.2
      Inside principal cities 97,217 35,043 36.0 75,835 25,914 34.2 376 292 77.7 21,006 8,837 42.1
      Outside principal cities 155,831 36,620 23.5 132,457 27,445 20.7 555 377 67.8 22,819 8,798 38.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 47,993 16,554 34.5 40,009 12,190 30.5 275 251 91.1 7,709 4,112 53.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
54,123 13,553 25.0 44,512 9,579 21.5 165 118 71.5 9,445 3,856 40.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 48,600 12,166 25.0 39,966 8,684 21.7 125 84 67.3 8,508 3,399 39.9
      Inside principal cities 15,811 6,024 38.1 12,324 4,487 36.4 30 25 (B) 3,457 1,512 43.7
      Outside principal cities 32,789 6,142 18.7 27,643 4,196 15.2 95 59 62.5 5,052 1,887 37.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,523 1,386 25.1 4,546 895 19.7 40 34 (B) 937 457 48.8
Midwest 65,589 17,891 27.3 53,885 12,778 23.7 272 226 82.9 11,432 4,887 42.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 50,443 13,146 26.1 41,267 9,386 22.7 160 117 73.5 9,017 3,643 40.4
      Inside principal cities 18,501 6,596 35.7 14,191 4,642 32.7 81 57 70.0 4,229 1,897 44.9
      Outside principal cities 31,942 6,550 20.5 27,076 4,744 17.5 79 61 77.1 4,788 1,746 36.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 15,146 4,745 31.3 12,618 3,392 26.9 112 108 96.4 2,416 1,245 51.5
South 110,666 35,888 32.4 91,959 27,458 29.9 392 299 76.2 18,315 8,131 44.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 90,000 27,677 30.8 74,646 21,214 28.4 315 222 70.3 15,039 6,242 41.5
      Inside principal cities 32,972 12,399 37.6 26,050 9,504 36.5 102 76 74.8 6,820 2,819 41.3
      Outside principal cities 57,028 15,278 26.8 48,596 11,710 24.1 213 145 68.2 8,218 3,423 41.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 20,667 8,210 39.7 17,313 6,244 36.1 77 77 100.0 3,277 1,890 57.7
West 70,663 20,885 29.6 57,945 15,735 27.2 378 278 73.5 12,340 4,873 39.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 64,006 18,673 29.2 52,413 14,075 26.9 332 246 74.1 11,261 4,352 38.6
      Inside principal cities 29,933 10,023 33.5 23,270 7,280 31.3 163 134 82.6 6,500 2,608 40.1
      Outside principal cities 34,073 8,650 25.4 29,143 6,795 23.3 169 112 66.0 4,761 1,743 36.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,657 2,212 33.2 5,532 1,660 30.0 46 32 (B) 1,079 521 48.3

Division (31)
 
New England
14,121 3,131 22.2 11,470 2,083 18.2 37 25 (B) 2,614 1,024 39.2
Middle Atlantic 40,002 10,422 26.1 33,042 7,496 22.7 128 94 73.2 6,832 2,832 41.5
East North Central 45,714 12,717 27.8 37,870 9,277 24.5 158 131 83.3 7,687 3,309 43.0
West North Central 19,875 5,174 26.0 16,015 3,501 21.9 114 94 82.5 3,746 1,578 42.1
South Atlantic 57,769 17,062 29.5 47,564 12,542 26.4 220 184 83.5 9,986 4,336 43.4
East South Central 18,025 6,380 35.4 14,932 4,824 32.3 53 45 (B) 3,039 1,511 49.7
West South Central 34,872 12,446 35.7 29,463 10,091 34.2 119 70 59.2 5,290 2,285 43.2
Mountain 21,766 6,352 29.2 17,814 4,792 26.9 112 81 72.8 3,841 1,479 38.5
Pacific 48,896 14,533 29.7 40,131 10,943 27.3 266 196 73.8 8,499 3,393 39.9

Poverty Footnotes


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