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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)

Asian A.O.I.C.
 
Total (1)
14,543 3,525 24.2 12,817 2,797 21.8 19 14 (B) 1,707 714 41.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
14,129 3,378 23.9 12,446 2,673 21.5 17 12 (B) 1,666 693 41.6
      Inside principal cities 7,011 2,009 28.7 5,923 1,528 25.8 9 6 (B) 1,079 475 44.1
      Outside principal cities 7,118 1,369 19.2 6,523 1,145 17.6 8 6 (B) 587 218 37.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 414 147 35.5 371 124 33.4 2 2 (B) 41 21 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,969 770 25.9 2,616 611 23.4 0 0 (X) 352 159 45.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,929 764 26.1 2,582 607 23.5 0 0 (X) 346 158 45.5
      Inside principal cities 1,404 491 34.9 1,164 369 31.7 0 0 (X) 240 121 50.6
      Outside principal cities 1,525 274 18.0 1,418 238 16.8 0 0 (X) 106 36 34.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 40 6 (B) 34 4 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 1 (B)
Midwest 1,622 373 23.0 1,455 309 21.2 1 1 (B) 166 63 37.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,553 348 22.4 1,393 289 20.8 0 0 (X) 160 58 36.5
      Inside principal cities 738 226 30.7 631 185 29.3 0 0 (X) 107 41 38.8
      Outside principal cities 815 121 14.9 762 104 13.7 0 0 (X) 53 17 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 69 25 (B) 62 20 (B) 1 1 (B) 6 5 (B)
South 3,236 779 24.1 2,859 610 21.3 0 0 (X) 376 170 45.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,123 705 22.6 2,755 540 19.6 0 0 (X) 369 164 44.6
      Inside principal cities 1,235 330 26.7 1,052 242 23.0 0 0 (X) 183 87 47.8
      Outside principal cities 1,889 375 19.9 1,703 298 17.5 0 0 (X) 186 77 41.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 112 75 66.4 105 69 66.3 0 0 (X) 8 5 (B)
West 6,717 1,603 23.9 5,886 1,268 21.5 18 13 (B) 813 323 39.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,524 1,561 23.9 5,716 1,237 21.6 17 12 (B) 792 312 39.5
      Inside principal cities 3,635 963 26.5 3,076 732 23.8 9 6 (B) 549 225 41.0
      Outside principal cities 2,890 599 20.7 2,640 505 19.1 8 6 (B) 242 87 36.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 192 42 21.7 170 31 18.1 1 1 (B) 21 10 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
540 129 23.9 469 100 21.3 0 0 (X) 71 29 (B)
Middle Atlantic 2,429 641 26.4 2,148 511 23.8 0 0 (X) 282 130 46.1
East North Central 1,195 264 22.1 1,087 231 21.3 0 0 (X) 109 33 30.0
West North Central 427 109 25.6 368 78 21.1 1 1 (B) 57 30 (B)
South Atlantic 1,889 383 20.3 1,664 287 17.3 0 0 (X) 225 96 42.6
East South Central 182 51 28.1 148 36 24.3 0 0 (X) 34 15 (B)
West South Central 1,165 345 29.6 1,047 286 27.3 0 0 (X) 118 59 49.7
Mountain 679 168 24.8 578 135 23.3 0 0 (X) 101 34 33.5
Pacific 6,038 1,435 23.8 5,308 1,133 21.3 18 13 (B) 712 289 40.6

Poverty Footnotes


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