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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 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6)

All races
 
Total (1)
301,041 96,025 31.9 248,301 71,600 28.8 1,207 927 76.8 51,534 23,498 45.6

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
253,048 78,112 30.9 208,292 58,334 28.0 932 676 72.6 43,825 19,102 43.6
      Inside principal cities 97,217 37,465 38.5 75,835 27,675 36.5 376 295 78.5 21,006 9,495 45.2
      Outside principal cities 155,831 40,647 26.1 132,457 30,660 23.1 555 381 68.6 22,819 9,607 42.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 47,993 17,913 37.3 40,009 13,266 33.2 275 251 91.1 7,709 4,396 57.0

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
54,123 14,851 27.4 44,512 10,576 23.8 165 119 72.0 9,445 4,156 44.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 48,600 13,289 27.3 39,966 9,538 23.9 125 85 67.9 8,508 3,666 43.1
      Inside principal cities 15,811 6,413 40.6 12,324 4,782 38.8 30 25 (B) 3,457 1,606 46.5
      Outside principal cities 32,789 6,877 21.0 27,643 4,756 17.2 95 60 63.4 5,052 2,061 40.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,523 1,561 28.3 4,546 1,037 22.8 40 34 (B) 937 490 52.2
Midwest 65,589 19,526 29.8 53,885 14,032 26.0 272 226 82.9 11,432 5,268 46.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 50,443 14,377 28.5 41,267 10,315 25.0 160 117 73.5 9,017 3,944 43.7
      Inside principal cities 18,501 7,070 38.2 14,191 5,009 35.3 81 57 70.0 4,229 2,004 47.4
      Outside principal cities 31,942 7,307 22.9 27,076 5,306 19.6 79 61 77.1 4,788 1,941 40.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 15,146 5,149 34.0 12,618 3,717 29.5 112 108 96.4 2,416 1,324 54.8
South 110,666 38,874 35.1 91,959 29,784 32.4 392 302 77.1 18,315 8,788 48.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 90,000 30,073 33.4 74,646 23,080 30.9 315 225 71.5 15,039 6,768 45.0
      Inside principal cities 32,972 13,241 40.2 26,050 10,100 38.8 102 76 74.8 6,820 3,064 44.9
      Outside principal cities 57,028 16,832 29.5 48,596 12,980 26.7 213 149 69.9 8,218 3,704 45.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 20,667 8,801 42.6 17,313 6,704 38.7 77 77 100.0 3,277 2,020 61.7
West 70,663 22,775 32.2 57,945 17,209 29.7 378 280 74.2 12,340 5,286 42.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 64,006 20,373 31.8 52,413 15,401 29.4 332 249 74.9 11,261 4,723 41.9
      Inside principal cities 29,933 10,742 35.9 23,270 7,783 33.4 163 137 84.3 6,500 2,822 43.4
      Outside principal cities 34,073 9,632 28.3 29,143 7,618 26.1 169 112 66.0 4,761 1,902 39.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,657 2,402 36.1 5,532 1,807 32.7 46 32 (B) 1,079 563 52.2

Division (31)
 
New England
14,121 3,395 24.0 11,470 2,257 19.7 37 25 (B) 2,614 1,113 42.6
Middle Atlantic 40,002 11,455 28.6 33,042 8,319 25.2 128 94 73.2 6,832 3,043 44.5
East North Central 45,714 13,815 30.2 37,870 10,113 26.7 158 131 83.3 7,687 3,570 46.4
West North Central 19,875 5,711 28.7 16,015 3,919 24.5 114 94 82.5 3,746 1,698 45.3
South Atlantic 57,769 18,592 32.2 47,564 13,719 28.8 220 184 83.5 9,986 4,690 47.0
East South Central 18,025 6,867 38.1 14,932 5,211 34.9 53 45 (B) 3,039 1,611 53.0
West South Central 34,872 13,415 38.5 29,463 10,854 36.8 119 74 62.3 5,290 2,487 47.0
Mountain 21,766 6,906 31.7 17,814 5,213 29.3 112 81 72.8 3,841 1,612 42.0
Pacific 48,896 15,869 32.5 40,131 11,996 29.9 266 199 74.8 8,499 3,674 43.2

Poverty Footnotes


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