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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)

White A.O.I.C.
 
Total (1)
245,603 65,714 26.8 202,100 47,547 23.5 1,009 762 75.6 42,495 17,405 41.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
202,918 52,139 25.7 166,586 37,814 22.7 754 532 70.5 35,578 13,793 38.8
      Inside principal cities 70,314 23,039 32.8 54,094 16,468 30.4 288 225 78.4 15,932 6,345 39.8
      Outside principal cities 132,604 29,100 21.9 112,492 21,346 19.0 466 306 65.6 19,646 7,448 37.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 42,685 13,575 31.8 35,514 9,732 27.4 255 231 90.5 6,917 3,612 52.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
44,315 9,890 22.3 36,293 6,656 18.3 150 103 68.7 7,871 3,131 39.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 38,914 8,547 22.0 31,850 5,796 18.2 110 69 62.8 6,954 2,682 38.6
      Inside principal cities 10,005 3,436 34.3 7,557 2,422 32.0 22 17 (B) 2,426 998 41.1
      Outside principal cities 28,909 5,111 17.7 24,293 3,374 13.9 88 52 59.6 4,528 1,684 37.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,400 1,343 24.9 4,443 860 19.4 40 34 (B) 917 449 48.9
Midwest 56,880 13,892 24.4 46,704 9,565 20.5 239 201 84.0 9,937 4,126 41.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 42,237 9,448 22.4 34,501 6,417 18.6 129 95 73.5 7,606 2,936 38.6
      Inside principal cities 13,294 3,921 29.5 9,982 2,503 25.1 57 41 (B) 3,254 1,376 42.3
      Outside principal cities 28,943 5,528 19.1 24,519 3,914 16.0 72 54 (B) 4,352 1,560 35.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 14,644 4,444 30.3 12,203 3,148 25.8 110 106 96.3 2,331 1,190 51.0
South 85,439 24,971 29.2 71,008 18,684 26.3 293 226 77.0 14,137 6,060 42.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 68,679 18,990 27.7 56,988 14,272 25.0 228 160 70.3 11,463 4,558 39.8
      Inside principal cities 23,203 7,798 33.6 18,181 5,859 32.2 68 51 (B) 4,954 1,887 38.1
      Outside principal cities 45,476 11,192 24.6 38,807 8,412 21.7 160 109 68.3 6,509 2,671 41.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16,760 5,981 35.7 14,020 4,413 31.5 65 65 (B) 2,674 1,502 56.2
West 58,969 16,962 28.8 48,095 12,641 26.3 326 232 71.2 10,549 4,089 38.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 53,088 15,154 28.5 43,247 11,330 26.2 287 207 72.2 9,555 3,618 37.9
      Inside principal cities 23,812 7,884 33.1 18,373 5,684 30.9 140 116 83.1 5,298 2,084 39.3
      Outside principal cities 29,277 7,270 24.8 24,874 5,646 22.7 147 91 61.9 4,256 1,534 36.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,881 1,807 30.7 4,848 1,312 27.1 39 25 (B) 994 471 47.4

Division (31)
 
New England
12,643 2,609 20.6 10,227 1,666 16.3 33 21 (B) 2,382 923 38.7
Middle Atlantic 31,671 7,281 23.0 26,065 4,990 19.1 117 83 70.6 5,489 2,208 40.2
East North Central 38,904 9,532 24.5 32,180 6,650 20.7 139 121 86.9 6,585 2,762 41.9
West North Central 17,977 4,359 24.3 14,524 2,915 20.1 100 80 80.0 3,352 1,364 40.7
South Atlantic 42,930 11,013 25.7 35,314 7,774 22.0 153 120 78.1 7,463 3,120 41.8
East South Central 14,177 4,438 31.3 11,730 3,236 27.6 50 42 (B) 2,396 1,160 48.4
West South Central 28,332 9,520 33.6 23,964 7,674 32.0 90 65 71.8 4,278 1,781 41.6
Mountain 19,571 5,430 27.7 15,994 4,044 25.3 94 65 69.3 3,483 1,320 37.9
Pacific 39,399 11,532 29.3 32,101 8,597 26.8 231 167 72.0 7,066 2,768 39.2

Poverty Footnotes


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