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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)

White A.O.I.C.
 
Total (1)
245,603 72,175 29.4 202,100 52,531 26.0 1,009 769 76.3 42,495 18,875 44.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
202,918 57,394 28.3 166,586 41,851 25.1 754 539 71.5 35,578 15,005 42.2
      Inside principal cities 70,314 24,803 35.3 54,094 17,737 32.8 288 228 79.3 15,932 6,837 42.9
      Outside principal cities 132,604 32,591 24.6 112,492 24,114 21.4 466 311 66.6 19,646 8,167 41.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 42,685 14,781 34.6 35,514 10,680 30.1 255 231 90.5 6,917 3,870 56.0

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
44,315 10,973 24.8 36,293 7,463 20.6 150 104 69.2 7,871 3,405 43.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 38,914 9,465 24.3 31,850 6,471 20.3 110 70 63.6 6,954 2,924 42.0
      Inside principal cities 10,005 3,703 37.0 7,557 2,612 34.6 22 17 (B) 2,426 1,074 44.3
      Outside principal cities 28,909 5,762 19.9 24,293 3,859 15.9 88 53 60.6 4,528 1,850 40.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,400 1,508 27.9 4,443 992 22.3 40 34 (B) 917 481 52.5
Midwest 56,880 15,314 26.9 46,704 10,647 22.8 239 201 84.0 9,937 4,466 44.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 42,237 10,480 24.8 34,501 7,186 20.8 129 95 73.5 7,606 3,199 42.1
      Inside principal cities 13,294 4,282 32.2 9,982 2,784 27.9 57 41 (B) 3,254 1,457 44.8
      Outside principal cities 28,943 6,198 21.4 24,519 4,402 18.0 72 54 (B) 4,352 1,742 40.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 14,644 4,834 33.0 12,203 3,462 28.4 110 106 96.3 2,331 1,266 54.3
South 85,439 27,257 31.9 71,008 20,481 28.8 293 229 78.2 14,137 6,547 46.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 68,679 20,795 30.3 56,988 15,697 27.5 228 164 71.9 11,463 4,935 43.0
      Inside principal cities 23,203 8,326 35.9 18,181 6,235 34.3 68 51 (B) 4,954 2,040 41.2
      Outside principal cities 45,476 12,469 27.4 38,807 9,462 24.4 160 113 70.5 6,509 2,894 44.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16,760 6,462 38.6 14,020 4,785 34.1 65 65 (B) 2,674 1,612 60.3
West 58,969 18,631 31.6 48,095 13,939 29.0 326 235 72.1 10,549 4,457 42.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 53,088 16,654 31.4 43,247 12,497 28.9 287 210 73.2 9,555 3,947 41.3
      Inside principal cities 23,812 8,492 35.7 18,373 6,107 33.2 140 119 85.0 5,298 2,266 42.8
      Outside principal cities 29,277 8,162 27.9 24,874 6,390 25.7 147 91 61.9 4,256 1,680 39.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,881 1,977 33.6 4,848 1,442 29.7 39 25 (B) 994 510 51.3

Division (31)
 
New England
12,643 2,841 22.5 10,227 1,812 17.7 33 22 (B) 2,382 1,007 42.3
Middle Atlantic 31,671 8,132 25.7 26,065 5,651 21.7 117 83 70.6 5,489 2,399 43.7
East North Central 38,904 10,474 26.9 32,180 7,359 22.9 139 121 86.9 6,585 2,994 45.5
West North Central 17,977 4,841 26.9 14,524 3,289 22.6 100 80 80.0 3,352 1,472 43.9
South Atlantic 42,930 12,133 28.3 35,314 8,644 24.5 153 120 78.1 7,463 3,370 45.2
East South Central 14,177 4,813 34.0 11,730 3,537 30.2 50 42 (B) 2,396 1,235 51.5
West South Central 28,332 10,311 36.4 23,964 8,301 34.6 90 68 75.8 4,278 1,942 45.4
Mountain 19,571 5,926 30.3 15,994 4,422 27.6 94 65 69.3 3,483 1,440 41.3
Pacific 39,399 12,705 32.2 32,101 9,518 29.6 231 169 73.2 7,066 3,018 42.7

Poverty Footnotes


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