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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 alone, not Hispanic
 
Total (1)
196,940 42,829 21.7 159,344 27,881 17.5 749 554 74.1 36,848 14,394 39.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
158,090 31,376 19.8 127,111 19,918 15.7 519 347 66.8 30,460 11,112 36.5
      Inside principal cities 47,947 11,390 23.8 34,771 6,494 18.7 168 131 78.1 13,008 4,765 36.6
      Outside principal cities 110,143 19,986 18.1 92,340 13,424 14.5 350 215 61.4 17,453 6,347 36.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 38,850 11,453 29.5 32,233 7,963 24.7 230 208 90.3 6,387 3,282 51.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
38,205 7,113 18.6 31,052 4,382 14.1 133 86 64.8 7,020 2,645 37.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 32,977 5,851 17.7 26,755 3,584 13.4 97 56 58.1 6,124 2,211 36.1
      Inside principal cities 6,912 1,800 26.0 4,917 1,053 21.4 21 16 (B) 1,975 732 37.1
      Outside principal cities 26,064 4,051 15.5 21,838 2,531 11.6 76 41 53.4 4,150 1,479 35.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,228 1,262 24.1 4,297 798 18.6 36 30 (B) 896 435 48.5
Midwest 52,184 11,609 22.2 42,492 7,530 17.7 226 189 83.7 9,467 3,889 41.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 38,234 7,565 19.8 30,904 4,726 15.3 124 89 72.3 7,206 2,750 38.2
      Inside principal cities 11,282 2,881 25.5 8,203 1,582 19.3 53 37 (B) 3,025 1,262 41.7
      Outside principal cities 26,952 4,684 17.4 22,701 3,144 13.9 71 53 (B) 4,181 1,488 35.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,950 4,044 29.0 11,587 2,804 24.2 102 100 97.5 2,260 1,140 50.4
South 67,563 16,258 24.1 55,364 11,212 20.3 198 155 78.4 12,000 4,890 40.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 52,628 11,378 21.6 42,877 7,707 18.0 143 100 70.1 9,608 3,571 37.2
      Inside principal cities 15,448 3,535 22.9 11,497 2,183 19.0 25 20 (B) 3,926 1,332 33.9
      Outside principal cities 37,181 7,844 21.1 31,380 5,524 17.6 118 81 68.1 5,682 2,239 39.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 14,935 4,879 32.7 12,488 3,505 28.1 55 55 (B) 2,392 1,319 55.1
West 38,988 7,849 20.1 30,436 4,756 15.6 192 124 64.6 8,361 2,969 35.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,252 6,581 19.2 26,575 3,900 14.7 155 101 65.0 7,521 2,581 34.3
      Inside principal cities 14,306 3,175 22.2 10,155 1,676 16.5 70 59 (B) 4,082 1,439 35.3
      Outside principal cities 19,946 3,406 17.1 16,421 2,224 13.5 85 41 48.4 3,440 1,141 33.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,737 1,268 26.8 3,861 856 22.2 37 23 (B) 839 389 46.3

Division (31)
 
New England
11,619 2,085 17.9 9,356 1,235 13.2 30 18 (B) 2,233 833 37.3
Middle Atlantic 26,586 5,028 18.9 21,696 3,147 14.5 103 69 66.6 4,788 1,812 37.9
East North Central 35,400 7,835 22.1 29,013 5,124 17.7 135 116 86.5 6,252 2,594 41.5
West North Central 16,784 3,773 22.5 13,479 2,406 17.9 91 72 79.6 3,214 1,295 40.3
South Atlantic 36,637 8,378 22.9 29,920 5,655 18.9 100 85 84.6 6,617 2,639 39.9
East South Central 13,367 3,966 29.7 11,103 2,858 25.7 49 42 (B) 2,214 1,067 48.2
West South Central 17,559 3,913 22.3 14,341 2,700 18.8 49 29 (B) 3,169 1,184 37.4
Mountain 14,706 3,063 20.8 11,744 2,000 17.0 80 51 63.9 2,882 1,012 35.1
Pacific 24,282 4,786 19.7 18,692 2,756 14.7 112 73 65.2 5,478 1,957 35.7

Poverty Footnotes


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