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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)

White alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
197,763 18,558 9.4 159,476 9,788 6.1 11,277 1,429 12.7 27,010 7,340 27.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
162,875 14,999 9.2 130,734 7,960 6.1 9,456 1,112 11.8 22,686 5,927 26.1
      Inside principal cities 52,549 7,100 13.5 39,688 3,711 9.4 3,569 452 12.7 9,292 2,938 31.6
      Outside principal cities 110,326 7,899 7.2 91,046 4,249 4.7 5,887 660 11.2 13,394 2,989 22.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 34,887 3,559 10.2 28,742 1,828 6.4 1,821 317 17.4 4,324 1,413 32.7

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
35,739 2,607 7.3 28,608 1,186 4.1 1,939 183 9.4 5,192 1,238 23.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 31,362 2,272 7.2 24,993 1,036 4.1 1,701 151 8.9 4,668 1,085 23.2
      Inside principal cities 7,422 1,121 15.1 5,207 456 8.7 574 85 14.8 1,641 580 35.4
      Outside principal cities 23,940 1,151 4.8 19,786 581 2.9 1,128 66 5.8 3,027 504 16.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,377 336 7.7 3,616 149 4.1 237 32 13.6 524 154 29.3
Midwest 45,838 3,593 7.8 37,443 1,743 4.7 2,500 308 12.3 5,894 1,542 26.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 33,776 2,472 7.3 27,572 1,208 4.4 1,909 201 10.5 4,295 1,063 24.7
      Inside principal cities 9,629 1,018 10.6 7,513 519 6.9 607 64 10.6 1,509 435 28.8
      Outside principal cities 24,147 1,454 6.0 20,059 689 3.4 1,302 137 10.5 2,786 628 22.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12,062 1,122 9.3 9,871 535 5.4 592 107 18.0 1,599 479 30.0
South 69,663 7,033 10.1 56,386 3,830 6.8 3,911 564 14.4 9,365 2,639 28.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 55,919 5,420 9.7 45,071 2,932 6.5 3,119 399 12.8 7,729 2,089 27.0
      Inside principal cities 17,741 2,407 13.6 13,530 1,291 9.5 1,114 149 13.4 3,097 968 31.2
      Outside principal cities 38,178 3,013 7.9 31,541 1,642 5.2 2,005 250 12.5 4,632 1,121 24.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,744 1,613 11.7 11,315 898 7.9 793 165 20.8 1,636 550 33.6
West 46,523 5,325 11.4 37,038 3,029 8.2 2,926 374 12.8 6,558 1,921 29.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 41,819 4,836 11.6 33,098 2,783 8.4 2,727 361 13.3 5,994 1,691 28.2
      Inside principal cities 17,757 2,554 14.4 13,438 1,446 10.8 1,274 154 12.1 3,045 955 31.4
      Outside principal cities 24,061 2,281 9.5 19,660 1,338 6.8 1,452 207 14.3 2,949 736 25.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,704 489 10.4 3,941 246 6.2 199 13 6.5 565 230 40.8

Division (31)
 
New England
10,128 716 7.1 8,137 299 3.7 517 47 9.2 1,474 370 25.1
Middle Atlantic 25,611 1,891 7.4 20,471 887 4.3 1,422 136 9.5 3,718 869 23.4
East North Central 31,607 2,504 7.9 25,591 1,166 4.6 1,810 211 11.7 4,206 1,127 26.8
West North Central 14,231 1,089 7.7 11,852 577 4.9 690 97 14.0 1,689 415 24.6
South Atlantic 34,754 2,774 8.0 28,599 1,535 5.4 1,861 254 13.6 4,294 985 22.9
East South Central 11,552 1,189 10.3 9,392 582 6.2 687 150 21.8 1,473 458 31.1
West South Central 23,356 3,070 13.1 18,394 1,713 9.3 1,363 161 11.8 3,599 1,196 33.2
Mountain 15,643 1,688 10.8 12,714 894 7.0 827 113 13.7 2,102 681 32.4
Pacific 30,880 3,637 11.8 24,324 2,135 8.8 2,099 261 12.4 4,457 1,240 27.8

Poverty Footnotes


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