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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 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6)

White alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
197,763 26,174 13.2 159,476 14,531 9.1 11,277 2,093 18.6 27,010 9,551 35.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
162,875 21,109 13.0 130,734 11,718 9.0 9,456 1,653 17.5 22,686 7,738 34.1
      Inside principal cities 52,549 9,765 18.6 39,688 5,305 13.4 3,569 616 17.3 9,292 3,844 41.4
      Outside principal cities 110,326 11,344 10.3 91,046 6,413 7.0 5,887 1,037 17.6 13,394 3,894 29.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 34,887 5,065 14.5 28,742 2,813 9.8 1,821 440 24.1 4,324 1,813 41.9

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
35,739 3,520 9.8 28,608 1,739 6.1 1,939 238 12.3 5,192 1,543 29.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 31,362 3,060 9.8 24,993 1,502 6.0 1,701 198 11.6 4,668 1,360 29.1
      Inside principal cities 7,422 1,485 20.0 5,207 645 12.4 574 95 16.6 1,641 744 45.4
      Outside principal cities 23,940 1,575 6.6 19,786 857 4.3 1,128 103 9.1 3,027 616 20.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,377 459 10.5 3,616 237 6.5 237 40 16.7 524 183 34.9
Midwest 45,838 5,050 11.0 37,443 2,637 7.0 2,500 440 17.6 5,894 1,973 33.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 33,776 3,462 10.3 27,572 1,817 6.6 1,909 292 15.3 4,295 1,353 31.5
      Inside principal cities 9,629 1,389 14.4 7,513 745 9.9 607 94 15.5 1,509 550 36.4
      Outside principal cities 24,147 2,073 8.6 20,059 1,072 5.3 1,302 198 15.2 2,786 803 28.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12,062 1,587 13.2 9,871 819 8.3 592 148 25.1 1,599 620 38.7
South 69,663 10,194 14.6 56,386 5,742 10.2 3,911 871 22.3 9,365 3,580 38.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 55,919 7,910 14.1 45,071 4,420 9.8 3,119 650 20.9 7,729 2,839 36.7
      Inside principal cities 17,741 3,443 19.4 13,530 1,905 14.1 1,114 213 19.2 3,097 1,324 42.8
      Outside principal cities 38,178 4,467 11.7 31,541 2,515 8.0 2,005 437 21.8 4,632 1,515 32.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,744 2,284 16.6 11,315 1,322 11.7 793 221 27.9 1,636 741 45.3
West 46,523 7,411 15.9 37,038 4,413 11.9 2,926 544 18.6 6,558 2,455 37.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 41,819 6,677 16.0 33,098 3,978 12.0 2,727 513 18.8 5,994 2,186 36.5
      Inside principal cities 17,757 3,448 19.4 13,438 2,009 15.0 1,274 213 16.7 3,045 1,225 40.2
      Outside principal cities 24,061 3,229 13.4 19,660 1,969 10.0 1,452 300 20.6 2,949 961 32.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,704 734 15.6 3,941 435 11.0 199 31 15.4 565 269 47.6

Division (31)
 
New England
10,128 920 9.1 8,137 412 5.1 517 64 12.4 1,474 443 30.1
Middle Atlantic 25,611 2,600 10.2 20,471 1,327 6.5 1,422 174 12.2 3,718 1,100 29.6
East North Central 31,607 3,504 11.1 25,591 1,784 7.0 1,810 305 16.9 4,206 1,414 33.6
West North Central 14,231 1,546 10.9 11,852 852 7.2 690 135 19.5 1,689 559 33.1
South Atlantic 34,754 4,078 11.7 28,599 2,310 8.1 1,861 373 20.0 4,294 1,395 32.5
East South Central 11,552 1,710 14.8 9,392 898 9.6 687 216 31.4 1,473 597 40.5
West South Central 23,356 4,405 18.9 18,394 2,534 13.8 1,363 283 20.8 3,599 1,588 44.1
Mountain 15,643 2,359 15.1 12,714 1,396 11.0 827 148 17.9 2,102 815 38.8
Pacific 30,880 5,053 16.4 24,324 3,017 12.4 2,099 396 18.9 4,457 1,640 36.8

Poverty Footnotes


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