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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 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6)

White A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
202,100 28,560 14.1 162,411 15,962 9.8 11,557 2,290 19.8 28,131 10,307 36.6

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
166,586 22,981 13.8 133,271 12,865 9.7 9,704 1,810 18.7 23,611 8,306 35.2
      Inside principal cities 54,094 10,709 19.8 40,660 5,862 14.4 3,692 718 19.4 9,742 4,130 42.4
      Outside principal cities 112,492 12,271 10.9 92,611 7,003 7.6 6,013 1,093 18.2 13,869 4,176 30.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 35,514 5,580 15.7 29,140 3,098 10.6 1,853 480 25.9 4,520 2,002 44.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
36,293 3,911 10.8 28,959 1,942 6.7 1,995 282 14.1 5,339 1,687 31.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 31,850 3,407 10.7 25,305 1,691 6.7 1,754 238 13.6 4,791 1,478 30.9
      Inside principal cities 7,557 1,631 21.6 5,270 705 13.4 603 123 20.3 1,685 803 47.7
      Outside principal cities 24,293 1,776 7.3 20,035 986 4.9 1,151 115 10.0 3,107 675 21.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,443 504 11.4 3,655 251 6.9 240 44 18.4 548 209 38.1
Midwest 46,704 5,675 12.2 37,939 2,989 7.9 2,563 488 19.0 6,202 2,197 35.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,501 3,885 11.3 27,988 2,048 7.3 1,965 317 16.2 4,548 1,520 33.4
      Inside principal cities 9,982 1,626 16.3 7,683 860 11.2 640 112 17.4 1,658 654 39.4
      Outside principal cities 24,519 2,259 9.2 20,305 1,187 5.8 1,324 206 15.5 2,890 866 30.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12,203 1,790 14.7 9,951 942 9.5 599 170 28.5 1,653 677 41.0
South 71,008 10,974 15.5 57,301 6,256 10.9 4,000 924 23.1 9,707 3,794 39.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 56,988 8,470 14.9 45,819 4,806 10.5 3,193 690 21.6 7,976 2,974 37.3
      Inside principal cities 18,181 3,727 20.5 13,828 2,105 15.2 1,144 237 20.7 3,209 1,385 43.2
      Outside principal cities 38,807 4,743 12.2 31,991 2,701 8.4 2,049 452 22.1 4,767 1,589 33.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 14,020 2,504 17.9 11,483 1,450 12.6 807 234 29.0 1,731 820 47.4
West 48,095 8,000 16.6 38,211 4,774 12.5 3,000 597 19.9 6,884 2,629 38.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 43,247 7,219 16.7 34,159 4,320 12.6 2,793 566 20.3 6,295 2,333 37.1
      Inside principal cities 18,373 3,725 20.3 13,879 2,192 15.8 1,305 246 18.9 3,190 1,287 40.4
      Outside principal cities 24,874 3,494 14.0 20,281 2,128 10.5 1,488 320 21.5 3,105 1,046 33.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,848 781 16.1 4,052 454 11.2 207 31 15.2 589 295 50.2

Division (31)
 
New England
10,227 977 9.5 8,200 440 5.4 533 70 13.2 1,495 467 31.2
Middle Atlantic 26,065 2,935 11.3 20,759 1,502 7.2 1,462 212 14.5 3,844 1,221 31.8
East North Central 32,180 3,892 12.1 25,900 1,970 7.6 1,861 346 18.6 4,419 1,576 35.7
West North Central 14,524 1,783 12.3 12,039 1,020 8.5 702 142 20.2 1,783 621 34.9
South Atlantic 35,314 4,400 12.5 28,950 2,535 8.8 1,899 390 20.5 4,464 1,475 33.1
East South Central 11,730 1,842 15.7 9,516 962 10.1 709 232 32.7 1,506 647 43.0
West South Central 23,964 4,732 19.7 18,835 2,760 14.7 1,392 301 21.6 3,737 1,671 44.7
Mountain 15,994 2,541 15.9 12,985 1,495 11.5 832 164 19.7 2,177 882 40.5
Pacific 32,101 5,459 17.0 25,226 3,279 13.0 2,168 433 20.0 4,707 1,747 37.1

Poverty Footnotes


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