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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)

Asian A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
12,817 1,270 9.9 10,530 967 9.2 816 74 9.1 1,471 228 15.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
12,446 1,193 9.6 10,257 923 9.0 782 70 8.9 1,407 200 14.2
      Inside principal cities 5,923 664 11.2 4,851 503 10.4 355 61 17.1 717 100 13.9
      Outside principal cities 6,523 530 8.1 5,405 420 7.8 427 9 2.1 691 100 14.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 371 76 20.6 274 44 16.1 34 5 (B) 64 28 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,616 345 13.2 2,184 273 12.5 139 24 17.3 294 47 16.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,582 344 13.3 2,152 273 12.7 138 24 17.3 292 47 16.2
      Inside principal cities 1,164 234 20.1 963 186 19.3 58 24 (B) 143 24 16.7
      Outside principal cities 1,418 110 7.8 1,189 87 7.3 80 0 0.0 149 23 15.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 34 1 (B) 32 1 (B) 0 0 (B) 1 0 (B)
Midwest 1,455 156 10.7 1,230 99 8.0 96 10 9.9 128 48 37.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,393 145 10.4 1,193 98 8.3 81 6 6.8 119 41 34.8
      Inside principal cities 631 94 14.8 563 66 11.7 19 2 (B) 48 26 (B)
      Outside principal cities 762 52 6.8 629 33 5.2 62 4 (B) 70 15 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 62 11 (B) 38 0 (B) 15 4 (B) 9 7 (B)
South 2,859 243 8.5 2,299 168 7.3 211 14 6.7 349 60 17.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,755 194 7.0 2,226 136 6.1 202 14 7.0 327 43 13.1
      Inside principal cities 1,052 96 9.2 898 68 7.6 61 10 (B) 93 18 19.2
      Outside principal cities 1,703 97 5.7 1,328 68 5.2 141 4 2.6 234 25 10.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 105 49 47.0 74 32 (B) 9 0 (B) 22 17 (B)
West 5,886 526 8.9 4,817 427 8.9 369 27 7.2 700 72 10.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,716 511 8.9 4,687 416 8.9 360 26 7.2 669 69 10.3
      Inside principal cities 3,076 240 7.8 2,427 183 7.5 217 25 11.3 432 32 7.5
      Outside principal cities 2,640 271 10.2 2,260 233 10.3 143 1 0.9 237 36 15.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 170 15 9.1 130 11 8.6 9 1 (B) 31 4 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
469 74 15.7 373 45 12.0 16 4 (B) 80 25 31.2
Middle Atlantic 2,148 271 12.6 1,811 229 12.6 123 20 16.4 214 22 10.5
East North Central 1,087 124 11.4 940 83 8.8 57 2 (B) 90 39 43.2
West North Central 368 33 8.8 291 16 5.3 40 8 (B) 38 9 (B)
South Atlantic 1,664 79 4.8 1,332 61 4.6 126 8 6.1 206 11 5.2
East South Central 148 23 15.4 115 19 16.7 11 0 (B) 23 4 (B)
West South Central 1,047 141 13.4 852 88 10.4 75 7 (B) 120 46 38.1
Mountain 578 64 11.1 461 51 11.0 49 6 (B) 68 8 (B)
Pacific 5,308 462 8.7 4,355 376 8.6 321 21 6.6 632 64 10.2

Poverty Footnotes


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