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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 alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
11,719 1,444 12.3 9,670 1,099 11.4 741 98 13.2 1,308 247 18.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
11,407 1,354 11.9 9,441 1,050 11.1 715 90 12.6 1,251 214 17.1
      Inside principal cities 5,468 759 13.9 4,507 588 13.0 331 67 20.4 630 104 16.5
      Outside principal cities 5,939 594 10.0 4,934 461 9.4 384 23 6.0 621 110 17.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 312 90 29.0 229 50 21.8 27 7 (B) 57 33 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,535 407 16.1 2,120 336 15.8 131 24 18.3 284 47 16.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,507 406 16.2 2,093 335 16.0 131 24 18.3 283 47 16.5
      Inside principal cities 1,141 270 23.6 948 222 23.4 58 24 (B) 135 24 17.7
      Outside principal cities 1,365 136 10.0 1,145 113 9.9 73 0 (B) 148 23 15.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 28 1 (B) 27 1 (B) 0 0 (B) 1 1 (B)
Midwest 1,330 182 13.7 1,126 119 10.6 88 9 10.0 116 54 46.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,273 166 13.0 1,090 114 10.4 75 7 (B) 108 46 42.3
      Inside principal cities 581 98 16.9 524 73 14.0 18 1 (B) 39 24 (B)
      Outside principal cities 692 68 9.8 566 40 7.1 57 6 (B) 69 22 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 57 16 (B) 36 6 (B) 13 2 (B) 8 8 (B)
South 2,651 281 10.6 2,146 189 8.8 192 32 16.5 313 60 19.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,549 228 8.9 2,075 157 7.6 183 28 15.2 292 43 14.7
      Inside principal cities 977 107 11.0 837 77 9.2 54 12 (B) 85 18 21.0
      Outside principal cities 1,572 121 7.7 1,237 80 6.4 128 16 12.5 206 25 12.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 102 53 51.7 71 32 (B) 9 4 (B) 22 17 (B)
West 5,203 574 11.0 4,278 455 10.6 331 33 10.0 594 86 14.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,079 554 10.9 4,184 444 10.6 326 32 9.8 568 78 13.8
      Inside principal cities 2,769 285 10.3 2,198 215 9.8 201 31 15.3 370 38 10.4
      Outside principal cities 2,310 270 11.7 1,986 228 11.5 126 1 1.1 198 40 20.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 124 20 16.2 94 12 12.2 4 1 (B) 26 7 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
454 76 16.7 360 47 13.1 16 4 (B) 78 25 31.6
Middle Atlantic 2,081 331 15.9 1,760 289 16.4 115 20 17.5 206 22 10.9
East North Central 1,007 139 13.8 873 99 11.3 53 0 (B) 81 41 50.3
West North Central 323 43 13.2 253 21 8.2 35 9 (B) 35 13 (B)
South Atlantic 1,526 101 6.6 1,241 75 6.0 113 15 13.5 173 11 6.2
East South Central 134 23 17.0 101 19 19.1 11 0 (B) 23 4 (B)
West South Central 991 157 15.9 805 95 11.8 68 16 (B) 117 46 39.0
Mountain 494 70 14.2 392 57 14.6 47 6 (B) 55 7 (B)
Pacific 4,709 504 10.7 3,886 398 10.2 284 28 9.7 539 79 14.6

Poverty Footnotes


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