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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
32,818 10,336 31.5 15,955 2,252 14.1 2,530 772 30.5 14,332 7,312 51.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
29,500 8,930 30.3 14,395 1,980 13.8 2,337 700 29.9 12,768 6,250 49.0
      Inside principal cities 15,976 5,836 36.5 6,705 1,139 17.0 1,366 465 34.1 7,905 4,232 53.5
      Outside principal cities 13,524 3,094 22.9 7,690 841 10.9 971 235 24.2 4,863 2,019 41.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,318 1,405 42.4 1,560 271 17.4 194 72 37.1 1,564 1,062 67.9

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,786 1,704 29.5 2,706 388 14.3 511 155 30.4 2,569 1,161 45.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,713 1,672 29.3 2,670 380 14.2 503 148 29.4 2,540 1,144 45.1
      Inside principal cities 3,666 1,254 34.2 1,514 272 17.9 327 117 35.7 1,825 865 47.4
      Outside principal cities 2,047 419 20.5 1,156 108 9.4 177 31 17.6 715 279 39.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 73 32 (B) 36 8 (B) 7 7 (B) 29 17 (B)
Midwest 5,940 2,174 36.6 2,537 447 17.6 531 154 29.0 2,872 1,574 54.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,705 2,064 36.2 2,408 403 16.8 520 151 29.0 2,778 1,510 54.4
      Inside principal cities 3,755 1,552 41.3 1,363 283 20.8 416 140 33.5 1,976 1,129 57.1
      Outside principal cities 1,950 512 26.3 1,045 120 11.5 103 11 11.0 802 381 47.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 235 110 46.9 129 43 33.5 12 3 (B) 94 64 67.9
South 17,965 5,696 31.7 8,896 1,138 12.8 1,256 404 32.1 7,813 4,154 53.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,044 4,453 29.6 7,563 925 12.2 1,084 344 31.8 6,397 3,184 49.8
      Inside principal cities 6,921 2,572 37.2 2,946 430 14.6 518 173 33.4 3,457 1,968 56.9
      Outside principal cities 8,123 1,881 23.2 4,616 495 10.7 567 172 30.3 2,940 1,215 41.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,921 1,243 42.6 1,333 213 16.0 172 59 34.5 1,416 971 68.5
West 3,128 761 24.3 1,817 279 15.4 233 59 25.3 1,079 423 39.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,038 741 24.4 1,755 272 15.5 229 57 24.7 1,054 412 39.1
      Inside principal cities 1,634 459 28.1 882 154 17.5 105 36 34.3 647 269 41.5
      Outside principal cities 1,404 282 20.1 873 118 13.5 124 21 16.5 406 144 35.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 90 20 22.2 61 7 (B) 3 2 (B) 25 11 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
789 222 28.2 394 53 13.4 76 23 30.5 320 147 45.9
Middle Atlantic 4,997 1,482 29.7 2,312 335 14.5 435 132 30.3 2,249 1,015 45.1
East North Central 4,858 1,862 38.3 1,943 357 18.3 457 140 30.6 2,458 1,366 55.6
West North Central 1,082 312 28.8 593 90 15.2 74 14 (B) 414 208 50.2
South Atlantic 10,616 3,144 29.6 5,269 651 12.3 763 217 28.5 4,584 2,276 49.7
East South Central 3,103 1,116 36.0 1,512 172 11.4 218 102 46.9 1,373 842 61.3
West South Central 4,245 1,436 33.8 2,114 315 14.9 275 84 30.6 1,856 1,036 55.8
Mountain 698 164 23.4 459 44 9.5 31 8 (B) 208 112 53.8
Pacific 2,429 597 24.6 1,358 235 17.3 201 51 25.2 871 311 35.7

Poverty Footnotes


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