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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)

Asian A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
12,817 1,545 12.1 10,530 1,172 11.1 816 104 12.8 1,471 269 18.3

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
12,446 1,446 11.6 10,257 1,119 10.9 782 95 12.1 1,407 232 16.5
      Inside principal cities 5,923 825 13.9 4,851 638 13.2 355 72 20.2 717 116 16.1
      Outside principal cities 6,523 621 9.5 5,405 481 8.9 427 23 5.4 691 117 16.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 371 99 26.6 274 53 19.2 34 10 (B) 64 36 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,616 412 15.8 2,184 340 15.5 139 24 17.3 294 49 16.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,582 411 15.9 2,152 339 15.7 138 24 17.3 292 48 16.4
      Inside principal cities 1,164 273 23.5 963 225 23.4 58 24 (B) 143 24 16.7
      Outside principal cities 1,418 137 9.7 1,189 113 9.5 80 0 0.0 149 24 16.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 34 1 (B) 32 1 (B) 0 0 (B) 1 1 (B)
Midwest 1,455 201 13.8 1,230 130 10.6 96 11 11.9 128 59 46.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,393 183 13.1 1,193 124 10.4 81 8 9.3 119 51 43.0
      Inside principal cities 631 106 16.7 563 74 13.2 19 2 (B) 48 29 (B)
      Outside principal cities 762 77 10.2 629 50 7.9 62 6 (B) 70 22 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 62 18 (B) 38 6 (B) 15 4 (B) 9 8 (B)
South 2,859 292 10.2 2,299 199 8.6 211 33 15.4 349 60 17.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,755 239 8.7 2,226 167 7.5 202 29 14.2 327 43 13.1
      Inside principal cities 1,052 118 11.2 898 87 9.7 61 13 (B) 93 18 19.2
      Outside principal cities 1,703 121 7.1 1,328 80 6.0 141 16 11.3 234 25 10.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 105 53 50.6 74 32 (B) 9 4 (B) 22 17 (B)
West 5,886 640 10.9 4,817 503 10.4 369 36 9.8 700 101 14.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,716 614 10.7 4,687 489 10.4 360 34 9.6 669 91 13.5
      Inside principal cities 3,076 329 10.7 2,427 251 10.3 217 33 15.3 432 45 10.4
      Outside principal cities 2,640 285 10.8 2,260 238 10.6 143 1 0.9 237 46 19.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 170 26 15.4 130 14 10.8 9 2 (B) 31 10 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
469 77 16.4 373 47 12.6 16 4 (B) 80 26 32.8
Middle Atlantic 2,148 335 15.6 1,811 292 16.1 123 20 16.4 214 22 10.5
East North Central 1,087 152 14.0 940 105 11.2 57 2 (B) 90 45 50.3
West North Central 368 49 13.2 291 25 8.6 40 10 (B) 38 14 (B)
South Atlantic 1,664 101 6.0 1,332 75 5.6 126 15 12.2 206 11 5.2
East South Central 148 25 17.2 115 22 19.0 11 0 (B) 23 4 (B)
West South Central 1,047 165 15.8 852 102 12.0 75 17 (B) 120 46 38.1
Mountain 578 72 12.5 461 58 12.7 49 6 (B) 68 8 (B)
Pacific 5,308 568 10.7 4,355 445 10.2 321 31 9.6 632 93 14.7

Poverty Footnotes


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