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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 alone
 
Total (1)
240,548 70,185 29.2 197,763 50,890 25.7 976 747 76.6 41,810 18,548 44.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
198,620 55,821 28.1 162,875 40,539 24.9 730 524 71.8 35,014 14,758 42.1
      Inside principal cities 68,460 23,992 35.0 52,549 17,053 32.5 270 218 80.6 15,641 6,721 43.0
      Outside principal cities 130,159 31,830 24.5 110,326 23,486 21.3 460 306 66.6 19,373 8,037 41.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 41,929 14,364 34.3 34,887 10,350 29.7 245 223 90.9 6,796 3,791 55.8

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
43,667 10,658 24.4 35,739 7,208 20.2 144 98 68.1 7,784 3,351 43.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 38,351 9,186 24.0 31,362 6,240 19.9 109 69 63.2 6,880 2,878 41.8
      Inside principal cities 9,853 3,594 36.5 7,422 2,513 33.9 22 17 (B) 2,409 1,064 44.2
      Outside principal cities 28,498 5,593 19.6 23,940 3,727 15.6 87 52 60.0 4,471 1,814 40.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,316 1,472 27.7 4,377 968 22.1 36 30 (B) 904 474 52.4
Midwest 55,897 14,852 26.6 45,838 10,248 22.4 236 200 84.4 9,823 4,404 44.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 41,420 10,115 24.4 33,776 6,862 20.3 128 93 73.2 7,517 3,160 42.0
      Inside principal cities 12,887 4,067 31.6 9,629 2,596 27.0 56 40 (B) 3,202 1,432 44.7
      Outside principal cities 28,533 6,047 21.2 24,147 4,266 17.7 72 54 (B) 4,315 1,728 40.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 14,477 4,737 32.7 12,062 3,386 28.1 109 106 97.6 2,306 1,244 54.0
South 83,858 26,564 31.7 69,663 19,909 28.6 283 225 79.4 13,912 6,431 46.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 67,428 20,318 30.1 55,919 15,305 27.4 219 161 73.4 11,289 4,852 43.0
      Inside principal cities 22,671 8,076 35.6 17,741 6,019 33.9 63 51 (B) 4,867 2,006 41.2
      Outside principal cities 44,757 12,242 27.4 38,178 9,286 24.3 157 110 70.0 6,422 2,846 44.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16,430 6,247 38.0 13,744 4,604 33.5 64 64 (B) 2,622 1,579 60.2
West 57,127 18,111 31.7 46,523 13,525 29.1 311 224 72.1 10,292 4,362 42.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 51,421 16,202 31.5 41,819 12,133 29.0 274 201 73.3 9,328 3,868 41.5
      Inside principal cities 23,050 8,255 35.8 17,757 5,926 33.4 130 110 85.1 5,163 2,219 43.0
      Outside principal cities 28,371 7,948 28.0 24,061 6,207 25.8 145 91 62.7 4,165 1,650 39.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,706 1,909 33.5 4,704 1,392 29.6 37 24 (B) 964 493 51.2

Division (31)
 
New England
12,528 2,802 22.4 10,128 1,782 17.6 32 20 (B) 2,368 1,000 42.2
Middle Atlantic 31,139 7,856 25.2 25,611 5,427 21.2 112 78 69.4 5,416 2,351 43.4
East North Central 38,256 10,161 26.6 31,607 7,084 22.4 138 119 86.8 6,512 2,957 45.4
West North Central 17,640 4,690 26.6 14,231 3,163 22.2 99 80 81.2 3,310 1,447 43.7
South Atlantic 42,278 11,864 28.1 34,754 8,419 24.2 150 117 77.6 7,374 3,328 45.1
East South Central 13,967 4,695 33.6 11,552 3,436 29.7 50 42 (B) 2,365 1,217 51.5
West South Central 27,612 10,006 36.2 23,356 8,054 34.5 83 67 80.4 4,173 1,886 45.2
Mountain 19,162 5,796 30.2 15,643 4,316 27.6 89 60 67.6 3,430 1,420 41.4
Pacific 37,965 12,315 32.4 30,880 9,209 29.8 222 164 73.9 6,862 2,942 42.9

Poverty Footnotes


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