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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
32,818 7,768 23.7 15,955 1,450 9.1 2,530 537 21.2 14,332 5,782 40.3

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
29,500 6,722 22.8 14,395 1,265 8.8 2,337 498 21.3 12,768 4,959 38.8
      Inside principal cities 15,976 4,441 27.8 6,705 713 10.6 1,366 340 24.9 7,905 3,388 42.9
      Outside principal cities 13,524 2,281 16.9 7,690 552 7.2 971 158 16.3 4,863 1,571 32.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,318 1,046 31.5 1,560 185 11.9 194 38 19.8 1,564 822 52.6

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,786 1,276 22.1 2,706 218 8.1 511 119 23.3 2,569 938 36.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,713 1,254 21.9 2,670 215 8.1 503 112 22.2 2,540 927 36.5
      Inside principal cities 3,666 971 26.5 1,514 172 11.3 327 91 27.8 1,825 709 38.8
      Outside principal cities 2,047 283 13.8 1,156 44 3.8 177 21 12.0 715 218 30.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 73 22 (B) 36 3 (B) 7 7 (B) 29 12 (B)
Midwest 5,940 1,802 30.3 2,537 311 12.3 531 122 22.9 2,872 1,369 47.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,705 1,717 30.1 2,408 289 12.0 520 119 22.9 2,778 1,309 47.1
      Inside principal cities 3,755 1,288 34.3 1,363 202 14.8 416 107 25.8 1,976 979 49.5
      Outside principal cities 1,950 429 22.0 1,045 87 8.3 103 11 11.0 802 330 41.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 235 85 36.3 129 23 17.6 12 3 (B) 94 59 63.2
South 17,965 4,156 23.1 8,896 738 8.3 1,256 250 19.9 7,813 3,168 40.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,044 3,230 21.5 7,563 582 7.7 1,084 225 20.7 6,397 2,424 37.9
      Inside principal cities 6,921 1,861 26.9 2,946 245 8.3 518 111 21.5 3,457 1,506 43.6
      Outside principal cities 8,123 1,368 16.8 4,616 337 7.3 567 113 20.0 2,940 918 31.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,921 927 31.7 1,333 157 11.8 172 26 15.0 1,416 744 52.5
West 3,128 534 17.1 1,817 182 10.0 233 46 19.6 1,079 307 28.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,038 522 17.2 1,755 179 10.2 229 43 18.8 1,054 300 28.4
      Inside principal cities 1,634 320 19.6 882 95 10.7 105 31 29.7 647 195 30.1
      Outside principal cities 1,404 201 14.3 873 84 9.6 124 12 9.7 406 105 25.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 90 12 13.7 61 3 (B) 3 2 (B) 25 7 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
789 154 19.5 394 22 5.7 76 10 13.3 320 122 38.1
Middle Atlantic 4,997 1,122 22.4 2,312 196 8.5 435 109 25.1 2,249 817 36.3
East North Central 4,858 1,551 31.9 1,943 251 12.9 457 108 23.6 2,458 1,192 48.5
West North Central 1,082 251 23.2 593 60 10.1 74 14 (B) 414 177 42.6
South Atlantic 10,616 2,326 21.9 5,269 432 8.2 763 139 18.2 4,584 1,756 38.3
East South Central 3,103 799 25.8 1,512 92 6.1 218 51 23.6 1,373 656 47.7
West South Central 4,245 1,031 24.3 2,114 214 10.1 275 60 21.7 1,856 757 40.8
Mountain 698 110 15.8 459 20 4.4 31 8 (B) 208 82 39.4
Pacific 2,429 424 17.5 1,358 162 11.9 201 37 18.6 871 225 25.8

Poverty Footnotes


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