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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)

Asian A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
12,817 1,655 12.9 10,530 1,261 12.0 816 114 14.0 1,471 279 19.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
12,446 1,556 12.5 10,257 1,209 11.8 782 105 13.4 1,407 242 17.2
      Inside principal cities 5,923 890 15.0 4,851 692 14.3 355 79 22.3 717 120 16.7
      Outside principal cities 6,523 666 10.2 5,405 517 9.6 427 26 6.0 691 123 17.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 371 99 26.7 274 53 19.2 34 10 (B) 64 37 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,616 455 17.4 2,184 382 17.5 139 24 17.3 294 49 16.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,582 453 17.5 2,152 381 17.7 138 24 17.3 292 48 16.4
      Inside principal cities 1,164 298 25.6 963 250 26.0 58 24 (B) 143 24 16.7
      Outside principal cities 1,418 155 10.9 1,189 131 11.0 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 1,455 228 15.7 1,230 147 12.0 96 22 22.4 128 59 46.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,393 210 15.1 1,193 141 11.9 81 18 21.7 119 51 43.0
      Inside principal cities 631 126 20.0 563 88 15.6 19 9 (B) 48 29 (B)
      Outside principal cities 762 84 11.0 629 54 8.5 62 8 (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 2,299 200 8.7 211 33 15.4 349 60 17.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,755 239 8.7 2,226 168 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 5,886 680 11.5 4,817 532 11.1 369 36 9.8 700 111 15.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,716 653 11.4 4,687 518 11.1 360 34 9.6 669 100 15.0
      Inside principal cities 3,076 348 11.3 2,427 266 11.0 217 33 15.3 432 49 11.3
      Outside principal cities 2,640 306 11.6 2,260 252 11.2 143 1 0.9 237 52 21.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 170 27 15.7 130 14 10.8 9 2 (B) 31 11 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
469 84 18.0 373 54 14.6 16 4 (B) 80 26 32.8
Middle Atlantic 2,148 370 17.2 1,811 328 18.1 123 20 16.4 214 22 10.5
East North Central 1,087 177 16.3 940 122 13.0 57 9 (B) 90 45 50.3
West North Central 368 51 13.9 291 25 8.6 40 12 (B) 38 14 (B)
South Atlantic 1,664 101 6.1 1,332 75 5.7 126 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 74 12.8 461 59 12.9 49 6 (B) 68 9 (B)
Pacific 5,308 606 11.4 4,355 473 10.9 321 31 9.6 632 102 16.1

Poverty Footnotes


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