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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)

Hispanic (of any race)
 
Total (1)
47,398 22,940 48.4 41,732 19,803 47.5 249 207 82.9 5,417 2,930 54.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
44,091 21,068 47.8 38,862 18,204 46.8 233 191 81.7 4,996 2,673 53.5
      Inside principal cities 22,451 11,914 53.1 19,419 10,194 52.5 117 98 83.2 2,915 1,622 55.7
      Outside principal cities 21,640 9,154 42.3 19,443 8,010 41.2 116 93 80.2 2,081 1,051 50.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,307 1,871 56.6 2,870 1,598 55.7 16 16 (B) 421 257 61.0

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
6,537 3,039 46.5 5,621 2,528 45.0 13 13 (B) 904 498 55.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,434 2,975 46.2 5,527 2,471 44.7 13 13 (B) 895 491 54.8
      Inside principal cities 3,645 1,904 52.2 3,122 1,606 51.4 2 2 (B) 521 296 56.9
      Outside principal cities 2,789 1,071 38.4 2,405 866 36.0 11 11 (B) 374 195 52.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 103 64 61.9 94 56 59.8 0 0 (X) 9 8 (B)
Midwest 3,958 1,966 49.7 3,551 1,757 49.5 12 12 (B) 395 196 49.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,411 1,648 48.3 3,058 1,475 48.2 5 5 (B) 348 168 48.2
      Inside principal cities 1,737 901 51.8 1,532 792 51.7 3 3 (B) 203 106 52.3
      Outside principal cities 1,673 747 44.7 1,526 683 44.8 2 2 (B) 145 62 42.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 548 318 58.1 493 282 57.2 7 7 (B) 47 29 (B)
South 17,164 8,525 49.7 15,056 7,329 48.7 85 66 77.3 2,023 1,131 55.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,605 7,598 48.7 13,743 6,565 47.8 76 57 74.7 1,786 976 54.6
      Inside principal cities 7,641 4,255 55.7 6,598 3,655 55.4 38 32 (B) 1,005 568 56.5
      Outside principal cities 7,965 3,344 42.0 7,145 2,910 40.7 38 25 (B) 781 408 52.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,559 927 59.4 1,313 764 58.2 9 9 (B) 237 154 65.1
West 19,738 9,410 47.7 17,504 8,189 46.8 139 116 83.3 2,095 1,105 52.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,641 8,848 47.5 16,535 7,693 46.5 139 116 83.3 1,967 1,039 52.8
      Inside principal cities 9,428 4,855 51.5 8,168 4,142 50.7 74 61 (B) 1,186 652 55.0
      Outside principal cities 9,213 3,992 43.3 8,367 3,551 42.4 65 55 (B) 780 386 49.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,098 563 51.3 969 496 51.2 0 0 (B) 128 66 51.8

Division (31)
 
New England
1,067 582 54.5 915 492 53.8 3 3 (B) 149 87 58.4
Middle Atlantic 5,470 2,456 44.9 4,706 2,036 43.3 9 9 (B) 755 411 54.5
East North Central 3,014 1,466 48.6 2,724 1,320 48.4 3 3 (B) 287 143 49.8
West North Central 944 500 53.0 827 437 52.9 9 9 (B) 107 53 49.5
South Atlantic 6,072 2,601 42.8 5,195 2,084 40.1 50 32 (B) 827 485 58.6
East South Central 629 383 60.9 474 304 64.1 1 0 (B) 154 79 51.2
West South Central 10,464 5,542 53.0 9,388 4,941 52.6 34 34 (B) 1,042 567 54.4
Mountain 4,841 2,466 50.9 4,247 2,149 50.6 16 16 (B) 578 302 52.2
Pacific 14,898 6,944 46.6 13,257 6,040 45.6 123 100 81.2 1,517 804 53.0

Poverty Footnotes


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