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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)

Asian A.O.I.C.
 
Total (1)
14,543 3,784 26.0 12,817 3,018 23.5 19 14 (B) 1,707 752 44.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
14,129 3,624 25.6 12,446 2,884 23.2 17 12 (B) 1,666 728 43.7
      Inside principal cities 7,011 2,152 30.7 5,923 1,647 27.8 9 6 (B) 1,079 499 46.3
      Outside principal cities 7,118 1,471 20.7 6,523 1,237 19.0 8 6 (B) 587 229 39.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 414 160 38.6 371 134 36.2 2 2 (B) 41 24 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,969 827 27.9 2,616 664 25.4 0 0 (X) 352 164 46.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,929 820 28.0 2,582 658 25.5 0 0 (X) 346 162 46.9
      Inside principal cities 1,404 523 37.3 1,164 399 34.2 0 0 (X) 240 125 52.0
      Outside principal cities 1,525 297 19.5 1,418 259 18.3 0 0 (X) 106 38 35.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 40 7 (B) 34 6 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 1 (B)
Midwest 1,622 401 24.7 1,455 337 23.2 1 1 (B) 166 63 38.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,553 374 24.1 1,393 315 22.6 0 0 (X) 160 59 36.7
      Inside principal cities 738 239 32.4 631 197 31.2 0 0 (X) 107 42 39.0
      Outside principal cities 815 135 16.5 762 118 15.5 0 0 (X) 53 17 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 69 28 (B) 62 22 (B) 1 1 (B) 6 5 (B)
South 3,236 860 26.6 2,859 679 23.7 0 0 (X) 376 181 48.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,123 783 25.1 2,755 610 22.1 0 0 (X) 369 173 47.0
      Inside principal cities 1,235 375 30.4 1,052 283 26.9 0 0 (X) 183 92 50.4
      Outside principal cities 1,889 408 21.6 1,703 327 19.2 0 0 (X) 186 81 43.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 112 77 68.4 105 69 66.3 0 0 (X) 8 8 (B)
West 6,717 1,695 25.2 5,886 1,338 22.7 18 13 (B) 813 345 42.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,524 1,647 25.2 5,716 1,301 22.8 17 12 (B) 792 334 42.2
      Inside principal cities 3,635 1,015 27.9 3,076 768 25.0 9 6 (B) 549 241 43.9
      Outside principal cities 2,890 632 21.9 2,640 533 20.2 8 6 (B) 242 93 38.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 192 48 25.0 170 37 21.7 1 1 (B) 21 10 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
540 145 26.9 469 115 24.6 0 0 (X) 71 30 (B)
Middle Atlantic 2,429 682 28.1 2,148 549 25.5 0 0 (X) 282 133 47.4
East North Central 1,195 283 23.7 1,087 251 23.1 0 0 (X) 109 33 30.0
West North Central 427 118 27.7 368 86 23.5 1 1 (B) 57 31 (B)
South Atlantic 1,889 437 23.1 1,664 339 20.4 0 0 (X) 225 98 43.8
East South Central 182 57 31.5 148 42 28.5 0 0 (X) 34 15 (B)
West South Central 1,165 365 31.3 1,047 298 28.5 0 0 (X) 118 67 57.0
Mountain 679 181 26.6 578 140 24.2 0 0 (X) 101 40 40.1
Pacific 6,038 1,515 25.1 5,308 1,198 22.6 18 13 (B) 712 304 42.7

Poverty Footnotes


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