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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, not Hispanic
 
 People in families, total (2)
159,344 14,589 9.2 132,482 7,808 5.9 8,063 1,368 17.0 18,799 5,413 28.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
127,111 10,475 8.2 105,647 5,557 5.3 6,470 996 15.4 14,995 3,922 26.2
      Inside principal cities 34,771 3,730 10.7 27,943 1,973 7.1 2,007 289 14.4 4,821 1,468 30.5
      Outside principal cities 92,340 6,745 7.3 77,704 3,584 4.6 4,463 706 15.8 10,173 2,454 24.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 32,233 4,115 12.8 26,835 2,251 8.4 1,593 373 23.4 3,804 1,491 39.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
31,052 2,207 7.1 25,933 1,316 5.1 1,484 139 9.4 3,635 752 20.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 26,755 1,781 6.7 22,371 1,090 4.9 1,254 105 8.4 3,130 585 18.7
      Inside principal cities 4,917 623 12.7 3,944 399 10.1 334 38 11.3 638 186 29.1
      Outside principal cities 21,838 1,158 5.3 18,426 691 3.8 920 67 7.3 2,492 400 16.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,297 426 9.9 3,563 226 6.3 230 34 15.0 505 166 33.0
Midwest 42,492 3,988 9.4 35,009 1,971 5.6 2,208 374 16.9 5,275 1,643 31.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 30,904 2,581 8.4 25,478 1,242 4.9 1,655 252 15.2 3,771 1,086 28.8
      Inside principal cities 8,203 916 11.2 6,531 436 6.7 457 72 15.7 1,215 408 33.6
      Outside principal cities 22,701 1,665 7.3 18,947 806 4.3 1,198 181 15.1 2,556 679 26.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,587 1,407 12.1 9,531 729 7.6 553 122 22.0 1,504 557 37.1
South 55,364 5,847 10.6 46,117 3,117 6.8 2,755 618 22.4 6,493 2,112 32.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 42,877 4,012 9.4 35,678 2,075 5.8 2,109 431 20.4 5,090 1,506 29.6
      Inside principal cities 11,497 1,264 11.0 9,245 608 6.6 599 119 19.9 1,653 537 32.5
      Outside principal cities 31,380 2,748 8.8 26,433 1,466 5.5 1,509 312 20.7 3,437 970 28.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12,488 1,836 14.7 10,439 1,042 10.0 646 188 29.0 1,403 605 43.2
West 30,436 2,547 8.4 25,422 1,404 5.5 1,617 237 14.7 3,397 906 26.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 26,575 2,102 7.9 22,120 1,150 5.2 1,452 208 14.3 3,004 745 24.8
      Inside principal cities 10,155 927 9.1 8,223 529 6.4 616 61 9.8 1,316 338 25.7
      Outside principal cities 16,421 1,175 7.2 13,897 621 4.5 836 147 17.6 1,688 406 24.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,861 445 11.5 3,302 254 7.7 165 29 17.8 393 162 41.1

Division (31)
 
New England
9,356 631 6.7 7,726 325 4.2 459 51 11.0 1,171 255 21.8
Middle Atlantic 21,696 1,576 7.3 18,207 991 5.4 1,025 89 8.7 2,464 496 20.1
East North Central 29,013 2,693 9.3 23,699 1,264 5.3 1,565 246 15.7 3,749 1,183 31.5
West North Central 13,479 1,294 9.6 11,310 706 6.2 642 127 19.8 1,526 461 30.2
South Atlantic 29,920 2,944 9.8 25,008 1,614 6.5 1,465 276 18.8 3,446 1,054 30.6
East South Central 11,103 1,533 13.8 9,107 797 8.7 612 198 32.4 1,384 538 38.9
West South Central 14,341 1,371 9.6 12,002 707 5.9 677 145 21.4 1,662 520 31.3
Mountain 11,744 1,049 8.9 9,908 616 6.2 563 79 14.1 1,274 353 27.7
Pacific 18,692 1,499 8.0 15,514 788 5.1 1,054 158 15.0 2,123 553 26.1

Poverty Footnotes


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