Skip Main Navigation Skip To Navigation Content
Current Population Survey (CPS)
A joint effort between the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau

Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


There is also additional background information for this table group.

Contents for Table

POV41: Region, Division and Type of Residence--Poverty Status for All People, Family Members and Unrelated Individuals by Family Structure: 2008

For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see www.census.gov/apsd/techdoc/cps/cpsmar09.pdf [PDF].

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 alone
 
Total (1)
13,310 3,472 26.1 11,719 2,774 23.7 16 13 (B) 1,574 685 43.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
12,961 3,330 25.7 11,407 2,655 23.3 15 12 (B) 1,538 663 43.1
      Inside principal cities 6,480 1,993 30.8 5,468 1,523 27.9 9 6 (B) 1,003 464 46.3
      Outside principal cities 6,481 1,336 20.6 5,939 1,131 19.0 6 5 (B) 536 199 37.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 349 142 40.7 312 120 38.3 1 1 (B) 36 21 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,875 799 27.8 2,535 646 25.5 0 0 (X) 340 153 45.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,840 792 27.9 2,507 640 25.5 0 0 (X) 334 152 45.5
      Inside principal cities 1,375 512 37.3 1,141 394 34.5 0 0 (X) 234 119 50.9
      Outside principal cities 1,465 280 19.1 1,365 247 18.1 0 0 (X) 100 33 32.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 34 7 (B) 28 6 (B) 0 0 (X) 6 1 (B)
Midwest 1,487 369 24.8 1,330 310 23.3 1 1 (B) 156 58 36.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,423 343 24.1 1,273 290 22.8 0 0 (X) 150 53 35.3
      Inside principal cities 679 220 32.4 581 184 31.7 0 0 (X) 98 36 36.8
      Outside principal cities 744 123 16.5 692 106 15.3 0 0 (X) 52 17 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 64 26 (B) 57 20 (B) 1 1 (B) 6 5 (B)
South 3,002 787 26.2 2,651 626 23.6 0 0 (X) 351 161 45.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,892 711 24.6 2,549 557 21.9 0 0 (X) 343 153 44.8
      Inside principal cities 1,151 350 30.4 977 261 26.7 0 0 (X) 174 89 51.2
      Outside principal cities 1,741 360 20.7 1,572 296 18.8 0 0 (X) 169 64 38.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 110 76 69.0 102 68 66.8 0 0 (X) 8 8 (B)
West 5,946 1,518 25.5 5,203 1,193 22.9 15 12 (B) 728 313 43.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,806 1,484 25.6 5,079 1,168 23.0 15 12 (B) 712 305 42.9
      Inside principal cities 3,275 911 27.8 2,769 685 24.7 9 6 (B) 497 220 44.2
      Outside principal cities 2,530 574 22.7 2,310 483 20.9 6 5 (B) 215 85 39.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 140 34 24.0 124 25 20.4 0 0 (X) 16 8 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
524 143 27.3 454 114 25.0 0 0 (X) 70 30 (B)
Middle Atlantic 2,350 655 27.9 2,081 532 25.6 0 0 (X) 270 123 45.7
East North Central 1,110 262 23.7 1,007 235 23.3 0 0 (X) 102 28 27.1
West North Central 378 106 28.1 323 75 23.3 1 1 (B) 54 30 (B)
South Atlantic 1,732 388 22.4 1,526 303 19.9 0 0 (X) 206 85 41.4
East South Central 166 47 28.2 134 33 24.9 0 0 (X) 32 14 (B)
West South Central 1,104 351 31.8 991 289 29.1 0 0 (X) 113 62 55.2
Mountain 584 163 27.9 494 124 25.0 0 0 (X) 90 39 43.7
Pacific 5,362 1,355 25.3 4,709 1,070 22.7 15 12 (B) 638 274 43.0

Poverty Footnotes


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Contact: Demographic Call Center Staff at 301-763-2422 or 1-866-758-1060 (toll free)