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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 alone
 
Total (1)
13,310 3,247 24.4 11,719 2,585 22.1 16 13 (B) 1,574 650 41.3

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
12,961 3,116 24.0 11,407 2,474 21.7 15 12 (B) 1,538 631 41.0
      Inside principal cities 6,480 1,863 28.8 5,468 1,416 25.9 9 6 (B) 1,003 441 44.0
      Outside principal cities 6,481 1,253 19.3 5,939 1,058 17.8 6 5 (B) 536 190 35.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 349 131 37.5 312 111 35.6 1 1 (B) 36 19 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,875 743 25.8 2,535 595 23.5 0 0 (X) 340 148 43.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,840 738 26.0 2,507 590 23.6 0 0 (X) 334 147 44.1
      Inside principal cities 1,375 480 34.9 1,141 364 31.9 0 0 (X) 234 116 49.5
      Outside principal cities 1,465 258 17.6 1,365 226 16.6 0 0 (X) 100 32 31.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 34 5 (B) 28 4 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 1 (B)
Midwest 1,487 343 23.1 1,330 284 21.4 1 1 (B) 156 57 36.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,423 320 22.5 1,273 267 21.0 0 0 (X) 150 53 35.1
      Inside principal cities 679 210 31.0 581 175 30.1 0 0 (X) 98 36 36.5
      Outside principal cities 744 109 14.7 692 92 13.3 0 0 (X) 52 17 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 64 23 (B) 57 18 (B) 1 1 (B) 6 5 (B)
South 3,002 717 23.9 2,651 567 21.4 0 0 (X) 351 150 42.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,892 643 22.2 2,549 499 19.6 0 0 (X) 343 145 42.2
      Inside principal cities 1,151 305 26.5 977 221 22.6 0 0 (X) 174 84 48.5
      Outside principal cities 1,741 339 19.4 1,572 278 17.7 0 0 (X) 169 60 35.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 110 74 66.9 102 68 66.8 0 0 (X) 8 5 (B)
West 5,946 1,444 24.3 5,203 1,138 21.9 15 12 (B) 728 294 40.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,806 1,416 24.4 5,079 1,118 22.0 15 12 (B) 712 286 40.2
      Inside principal cities 3,275 868 26.5 2,769 656 23.7 9 6 (B) 497 206 41.3
      Outside principal cities 2,530 547 21.6 2,310 461 20.0 6 5 (B) 215 81 37.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 140 29 20.5 124 21 16.8 0 0 (X) 16 8 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
524 127 24.2 454 98 21.6 0 0 (X) 70 28 (B)
Middle Atlantic 2,350 616 26.2 2,081 496 23.9 0 0 (X) 270 120 44.4
East North Central 1,110 243 21.9 1,007 215 21.4 0 0 (X) 102 28 27.1
West North Central 378 100 26.5 323 69 21.5 1 1 (B) 54 30 (B)
South Atlantic 1,732 339 19.6 1,526 256 16.8 0 0 (X) 206 83 40.2
East South Central 166 47 28.2 134 33 24.9 0 0 (X) 32 14 (B)
West South Central 1,104 331 30.0 991 277 28.0 0 0 (X) 113 54 47.6
Mountain 584 151 25.8 494 118 23.9 0 0 (X) 90 33 36.3
Pacific 5,362 1,294 24.1 4,709 1,020 21.7 15 12 (B) 638 262 41.0

Poverty Footnotes


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