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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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POV42: Region, Division and Type of Residence -- Poverty Status for People in Families 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)

  People in families (total) (10) People in married-couple families (11) People in families with a male householder, no wife present People in families with a female householder, no husband present
All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6)

All races
 
 People in families, total (2)
248,301 28,564 11.5 189,191 12,617 6.7 15,083 2,135 14.2 44,027 13,812 31.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
208,292 23,522 11.3 157,690 10,427 6.6 12,934 1,752 13.5 37,668 11,343 30.1
      Inside principal cities 75,835 12,518 16.5 52,071 5,050 9.7 5,496 904 16.4 18,268 6,564 35.9
      Outside principal cities 132,457 11,004 8.3 105,618 5,376 5.1 7,439 848 11.4 19,400 4,780 24.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 40,009 5,042 12.6 31,502 2,190 7.0 2,148 383 17.8 6,359 2,468 38.8

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
44,512 4,281 9.6 33,732 1,699 5.0 2,627 329 12.5 8,154 2,252 27.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 39,966 3,915 9.8 30,001 1,540 5.1 2,378 290 12.2 7,587 2,085 27.5
      Inside principal cities 12,324 2,351 19.1 7,706 817 10.6 979 202 20.7 3,639 1,331 36.6
      Outside principal cities 27,643 1,564 5.7 22,295 723 3.2 1,400 87 6.2 3,948 754 19.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,546 366 8.0 3,730 159 4.3 248 40 15.9 567 167 29.4
Midwest 53,885 5,705 10.6 41,583 2,198 5.3 3,216 453 14.1 9,086 3,054 33.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 41,267 4,409 10.7 31,414 1,617 5.1 2,572 330 12.8 7,281 2,462 33.8
      Inside principal cities 14,191 2,431 17.1 9,539 794 8.3 1,083 177 16.4 3,569 1,459 40.9
      Outside principal cities 27,076 1,978 7.3 21,875 823 3.8 1,488 153 10.3 3,712 1,003 27.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12,618 1,296 10.3 10,168 581 5.7 644 123 19.0 1,805 592 32.8
South 91,959 11,647 12.7 68,619 4,825 7.0 5,483 845 15.4 17,857 5,977 33.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 74,646 8,968 12.0 55,532 3,714 6.7 4,464 650 14.6 14,651 4,603 31.4
      Inside principal cities 26,050 4,440 17.0 17,600 1,636 9.3 1,717 277 16.1 6,732 2,526 37.5
      Outside principal cities 48,596 4,528 9.3 37,932 2,078 5.5 2,746 373 13.6 7,918 2,078 26.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 17,313 2,679 15.5 13,087 1,111 8.5 1,020 195 19.1 3,206 1,373 42.8
West 57,945 6,931 12.0 45,258 3,894 8.6 3,757 508 13.5 8,930 2,529 28.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 52,413 6,230 11.9 40,742 3,555 8.7 3,521 482 13.7 8,150 2,193 26.9
      Inside principal cities 23,270 3,297 14.2 17,226 1,802 10.5 1,717 247 14.4 4,327 1,248 28.8
      Outside principal cities 29,143 2,933 10.1 23,516 1,753 7.5 1,804 235 13.0 3,822 946 24.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,532 701 12.7 4,516 339 7.5 236 27 11.2 780 336 43.0

Division (31)
 
New England
11,470 952 8.3 8,955 367 4.1 619 65 10.4 1,896 521 27.5
Middle Atlantic 33,042 3,328 10.1 24,776 1,332 5.4 2,008 265 13.2 6,258 1,731 27.7
East North Central 37,870 4,241 11.2 28,653 1,517 5.3 2,373 323 13.6 6,844 2,400 35.1
West North Central 16,015 1,464 9.1 12,929 681 5.3 843 129 15.3 2,243 654 29.1
South Atlantic 47,564 5,261 11.1 35,544 2,066 5.8 2,793 400 14.3 9,227 2,794 30.3
East South Central 14,932 2,049 13.7 11,108 706 6.4 930 207 22.2 2,895 1,136 39.2
West South Central 29,463 4,337 14.7 21,967 2,053 9.3 1,761 238 13.5 5,735 2,046 35.7
Mountain 17,814 2,115 11.9 14,231 1,088 7.6 966 146 15.1 2,616 881 33.7
Pacific 40,131 4,817 12.0 31,027 2,806 9.0 2,791 362 13.0 6,313 1,649 26.1

Poverty Footnotes


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