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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
Total (1)
40,097 18,359 45.8 32,818 14,757 45.0 156 123 78.6 7,123 3,480 48.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
36,153 16,004 44.3 29,500 12,806 43.4 148 116 78.6 6,505 3,081 47.4
      Inside principal cities 20,017 10,009 50.0 15,976 7,975 49.9 75 61 (B) 3,967 1,973 49.7
      Outside principal cities 16,135 5,994 37.1 13,524 4,832 35.7 74 55 (B) 2,538 1,108 43.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,944 2,356 59.7 3,318 1,951 58.8 8 6 (B) 619 399 64.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
7,033 3,019 42.9 5,786 2,423 41.9 14 13 (B) 1,234 583 47.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,947 2,979 42.9 5,713 2,390 41.8 13 13 (B) 1,220 576 47.2
      Inside principal cities 4,465 2,150 48.1 3,666 1,746 47.6 7 7 (B) 792 396 50.0
      Outside principal cities 2,482 829 33.4 2,047 644 31.4 6 6 (B) 428 179 41.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 86 40 46.5 73 33 (B) 0 0 (B) 14 7 (B)
Midwest 7,286 3,704 50.8 5,940 2,992 50.4 32 23 (B) 1,314 690 52.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,994 3,522 50.4 5,705 2,845 49.9 31 22 (B) 1,258 654 52.0
      Inside principal cities 4,653 2,573 55.3 3,755 2,072 55.2 25 16 (B) 874 484 55.5
      Outside principal cities 2,340 949 40.5 1,950 773 39.7 6 6 (B) 384 170 44.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 293 183 62.4 235 146 62.4 2 0 (B) 56 36 (B)
South 21,776 10,065 46.2 17,965 8,154 45.4 87 67 77.3 3,725 1,844 49.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,306 7,986 43.6 15,044 6,434 42.8 81 61 75.6 3,181 1,491 46.9
      Inside principal cities 8,612 4,325 50.2 6,921 3,489 50.4 28 25 (B) 1,663 811 48.8
      Outside principal cities 9,694 3,661 37.8 8,123 2,945 36.3 53 36 (B) 1,518 680 44.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,471 2,079 59.9 2,921 1,720 58.9 6 6 (B) 544 353 64.8
West 4,001 1,571 39.3 3,128 1,188 38.0 23 19 (B) 850 363 42.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,907 1,517 38.8 3,038 1,137 37.4 23 19 (B) 846 361 42.6
      Inside principal cities 2,288 962 42.0 1,634 668 40.9 15 13 (B) 638 281 44.1
      Outside principal cities 1,619 555 34.3 1,404 469 33.4 8 7 (B) 207 79 38.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 94 54 57.2 90 51 57.0 0 0 (X) 4 3 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
945 392 41.5 789 320 40.5 2 2 (B) 154 70 45.3
Middle Atlantic 6,088 2,627 43.2 4,997 2,103 42.1 11 11 (B) 1,080 513 47.5
East North Central 5,884 3,071 52.2 4,858 2,534 52.2 20 12 (B) 1,006 525 52.2
West North Central 1,402 633 45.2 1,082 458 42.3 12 11 (B) 308 165 53.6
South Atlantic 12,955 5,630 43.5 10,616 4,475 42.1 67 64 (B) 2,272 1,092 48.0
East South Central 3,716 1,927 51.9 3,103 1,592 51.3 3 3 (B) 609 332 54.4
West South Central 5,106 2,508 49.1 4,245 2,088 49.2 17 0 (B) 844 420 49.8
Mountain 888 357 40.2 698 276 39.6 7 7 (B) 183 74 40.6
Pacific 3,113 1,214 39.0 2,429 912 37.5 16 13 (B) 667 289 43.3

Poverty Footnotes


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