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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, not Hispanic
 
Total (1)
196,940 47,479 24.1 159,344 31,294 19.6 749 562 75.0 36,848 15,624 42.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
158,090 34,967 22.1 127,111 22,498 17.7 519 354 68.2 30,460 12,115 39.8
      Inside principal cities 47,947 12,482 26.0 34,771 7,199 20.7 168 134 79.8 13,008 5,149 39.6
      Outside principal cities 110,143 22,485 20.4 92,340 15,299 16.6 350 220 62.7 17,453 6,966 39.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 38,850 12,512 32.2 32,233 8,796 27.3 230 208 90.3 6,387 3,509 54.9

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
38,205 7,945 20.8 31,052 4,982 16.0 133 87 65.4 7,020 2,875 41.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 32,977 6,527 19.8 26,755 4,062 15.2 97 57 59.0 6,124 2,409 39.3
      Inside principal cities 6,912 1,974 28.6 4,917 1,173 23.9 21 16 (B) 1,975 785 39.8
      Outside principal cities 26,064 4,553 17.5 21,838 2,888 13.2 76 42 54.5 4,150 1,623 39.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,228 1,417 27.1 4,297 921 21.4 36 30 (B) 896 467 52.1
Midwest 52,184 12,836 24.6 42,492 8,436 19.9 226 189 83.7 9,467 4,211 44.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 38,234 8,423 22.0 30,904 5,336 17.3 124 89 72.3 7,206 2,998 41.6
      Inside principal cities 11,282 3,150 27.9 8,203 1,777 21.7 53 37 (B) 3,025 1,337 44.2
      Outside principal cities 26,952 5,273 19.6 22,701 3,559 15.7 71 53 (B) 4,181 1,661 39.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,950 4,412 31.6 11,587 3,100 26.7 102 100 97.5 2,260 1,213 53.7
South 67,563 17,962 26.6 55,364 12,503 22.6 198 159 80.2 12,000 5,300 44.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 52,628 12,668 24.1 42,877 8,673 20.2 143 104 72.6 9,608 3,891 40.5
      Inside principal cities 15,448 3,891 25.2 11,497 2,409 21.0 25 20 (B) 3,926 1,462 37.2
      Outside principal cities 37,181 8,777 23.6 31,380 6,264 20.0 118 84 71.2 5,682 2,429 42.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 14,935 5,294 35.4 12,488 3,829 30.7 55 55 (B) 2,392 1,409 58.9
West 38,988 8,737 22.4 30,436 5,373 17.7 192 127 66.1 8,361 3,237 38.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,252 7,348 21.5 26,575 4,427 16.7 155 103 66.7 7,521 2,817 37.5
      Inside principal cities 14,306 3,466 24.2 10,155 1,840 18.1 70 62 (B) 4,082 1,564 38.3
      Outside principal cities 19,946 3,881 19.5 16,421 2,587 15.8 85 41 48.4 3,440 1,253 36.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,737 1,389 29.3 3,861 946 24.5 37 23 (B) 839 420 50.0

Division (31)
 
New England
11,619 2,285 19.7 9,356 1,352 14.4 30 18 (B) 2,233 915 41.0
Middle Atlantic 26,586 5,660 21.3 21,696 3,630 16.7 103 69 66.6 4,788 1,961 41.0
East North Central 35,400 8,639 24.4 29,013 5,708 19.7 135 116 86.5 6,252 2,814 45.0
West North Central 16,784 4,197 25.0 13,479 2,727 20.2 91 72 79.6 3,214 1,397 43.5
South Atlantic 36,637 9,301 25.4 29,920 6,353 21.2 100 85 84.6 6,617 2,863 43.3
East South Central 13,367 4,318 32.3 11,103 3,137 28.2 49 42 (B) 2,214 1,140 51.5
West South Central 17,559 4,343 24.7 14,341 3,013 21.0 49 33 (B) 3,169 1,297 40.9
Mountain 14,706 3,429 23.3 11,744 2,260 19.2 80 51 63.9 2,882 1,118 38.8
Pacific 24,282 5,308 21.9 18,692 3,113 16.7 112 75 67.6 5,478 2,119 38.7

Poverty Footnotes


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