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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
Total (1)
40,097 19,419 48.4 32,818 15,578 47.5 156 123 78.6 7,123 3,718 52.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
36,153 16,959 46.9 29,500 13,542 45.9 148 116 78.6 6,505 3,301 50.7
      Inside principal cities 20,017 10,526 52.6 15,976 8,350 52.3 75 61 (B) 3,967 2,115 53.3
      Outside principal cities 16,135 6,433 39.9 13,524 5,192 38.4 74 55 (B) 2,538 1,186 46.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,944 2,460 62.4 3,318 2,036 61.4 8 6 (B) 619 417 67.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
7,033 3,167 45.0 5,786 2,550 44.1 14 13 (B) 1,234 603 48.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,947 3,125 45.0 5,713 2,516 44.0 13 13 (B) 1,220 596 48.8
      Inside principal cities 4,465 2,239 50.1 3,666 1,822 49.7 7 7 (B) 792 410 51.7
      Outside principal cities 2,482 886 35.7 2,047 694 33.9 6 6 (B) 428 186 43.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 86 42 48.2 73 34 (B) 0 0 (B) 14 7 (B)
Midwest 7,286 3,896 53.5 5,940 3,146 53.0 32 23 (B) 1,314 728 55.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,994 3,704 53.0 5,705 2,991 52.4 31 22 (B) 1,258 691 54.9
      Inside principal cities 4,653 2,677 57.5 3,755 2,151 57.3 25 16 (B) 874 510 58.3
      Outside principal cities 2,340 1,028 43.9 1,950 841 43.1 6 6 (B) 384 181 47.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 293 192 65.5 235 154 65.7 2 0 (B) 56 37 (B)
South 21,776 10,692 49.1 17,965 8,620 48.0 87 67 77.3 3,725 2,005 53.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,306 8,519 46.5 15,044 6,823 45.4 81 61 75.6 3,181 1,635 51.4
      Inside principal cities 8,612 4,594 53.3 6,921 3,670 53.0 28 25 (B) 1,663 899 54.0
      Outside principal cities 9,694 3,926 40.5 8,123 3,153 38.8 53 36 (B) 1,518 736 48.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,471 2,173 62.6 2,921 1,797 61.5 6 6 (B) 544 370 68.0
West 4,001 1,664 41.6 3,128 1,262 40.4 23 19 (B) 850 382 44.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,907 1,610 41.2 3,038 1,211 39.9 23 19 (B) 846 379 44.8
      Inside principal cities 2,288 1,017 44.4 1,634 708 43.3 15 13 (B) 638 297 46.5
      Outside principal cities 1,619 593 36.6 1,404 504 35.9 8 7 (B) 207 83 39.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 94 54 57.2 90 51 57.0 0 0 (X) 4 3 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
945 409 43.3 789 333 42.2 2 2 (B) 154 74 47.9
Middle Atlantic 6,088 2,758 45.3 4,997 2,217 44.4 11 11 (B) 1,080 530 49.0
East North Central 5,884 3,212 54.6 4,858 2,648 54.5 20 12 (B) 1,006 553 54.9
West North Central 1,402 684 48.8 1,082 498 46.0 12 11 (B) 308 175 56.8
South Atlantic 12,955 5,993 46.3 10,616 4,736 44.6 67 64 (B) 2,272 1,193 52.5
East South Central 3,716 2,041 54.9 3,103 1,681 54.2 3 3 (B) 609 357 58.7
West South Central 5,106 2,658 52.1 4,245 2,203 51.9 17 0 (B) 844 455 53.9
Mountain 888 382 42.9 698 295 42.2 7 7 (B) 183 80 43.7
Pacific 3,113 1,282 41.2 2,429 968 39.8 16 13 (B) 667 302 45.2

Poverty Footnotes


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