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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)

Hispanic (of any race)
 
Total (1)
47,398 24,704 52.1 41,732 21,331 51.1 249 207 82.9 5,417 3,167 58.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
44,091 22,698 51.5 38,862 19,628 50.5 233 191 81.7 4,996 2,879 57.6
      Inside principal cities 22,451 12,587 56.1 19,419 10,750 55.4 117 98 83.2 2,915 1,740 59.7
      Outside principal cities 21,640 10,110 46.7 19,443 8,878 45.7 116 93 80.2 2,081 1,139 54.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,307 2,006 60.7 2,870 1,703 59.3 16 16 (B) 421 288 68.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
6,537 3,291 50.3 5,621 2,731 48.6 13 13 (B) 904 547 60.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,434 3,222 50.1 5,527 2,669 48.3 13 13 (B) 895 540 60.3
      Inside principal cities 3,645 1,994 54.7 3,122 1,671 53.5 2 2 (B) 521 321 61.7
      Outside principal cities 2,789 1,228 44.0 2,405 999 41.5 11 11 (B) 374 218 58.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 103 69 67.0 94 61 65.1 0 0 (X) 9 8 (B)
Midwest 3,958 2,140 54.1 3,551 1,914 53.9 12 12 (B) 395 214 54.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,411 1,804 52.9 3,058 1,617 52.9 5 5 (B) 348 182 52.3
      Inside principal cities 1,737 985 56.7 1,532 869 56.7 3 3 (B) 203 112 55.5
      Outside principal cities 1,673 820 49.0 1,526 748 49.0 2 2 (B) 145 69 47.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 548 335 61.3 493 296 60.1 7 7 (B) 47 32 (B)
South 17,164 9,077 52.9 15,056 7,812 51.9 85 66 77.3 2,023 1,199 59.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,605 8,093 51.9 13,743 7,009 51.0 76 57 74.7 1,786 1,026 57.5
      Inside principal cities 7,641 4,436 58.1 6,598 3,812 57.8 38 32 (B) 1,005 592 58.9
      Outside principal cities 7,965 3,657 45.9 7,145 3,198 44.8 38 25 (B) 781 434 55.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,559 985 63.1 1,313 803 61.1 9 9 (B) 237 173 73.0
West 19,738 10,197 51.7 17,504 8,874 50.7 139 116 83.3 2,095 1,207 57.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,641 9,579 51.4 16,535 8,332 50.4 139 116 83.3 1,967 1,131 57.5
      Inside principal cities 9,428 5,173 54.9 8,168 4,398 53.9 74 61 (B) 1,186 714 60.2
      Outside principal cities 9,213 4,406 47.8 8,367 3,934 47.0 65 55 (B) 780 418 53.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,098 617 56.2 969 542 55.9 0 0 (B) 128 75 58.6

Division (31)
 
New England
1,067 613 57.4 915 519 56.7 3 3 (B) 149 91 60.8
Middle Atlantic 5,470 2,678 49.0 4,706 2,212 47.0 9 9 (B) 755 457 60.5
East North Central 3,014 1,600 53.1 2,724 1,440 52.9 3 3 (B) 287 157 54.7
West North Central 944 540 57.2 827 474 57.3 9 9 (B) 107 57 52.7
South Atlantic 6,072 2,782 45.8 5,195 2,241 43.1 50 32 (B) 827 510 61.6
East South Central 629 395 62.8 474 315 66.5 1 0 (B) 154 80 51.8
West South Central 10,464 5,900 56.4 9,388 5,256 56.0 34 34 (B) 1,042 610 58.5
Mountain 4,841 2,611 53.9 4,247 2,279 53.7 16 16 (B) 578 316 54.7
Pacific 14,898 7,586 50.9 13,257 6,595 49.7 123 100 81.2 1,517 891 58.7

Poverty Footnotes


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