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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)

Asian alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
11,719 1,549 13.2 9,670 1,188 12.3 741 105 14.2 1,308 256 19.6

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
11,407 1,459 12.8 9,441 1,138 12.1 715 98 13.7 1,251 222 17.8
      Inside principal cities 5,468 823 15.0 4,507 641 14.2 331 75 22.6 630 107 16.9
      Outside principal cities 5,939 636 10.7 4,934 498 10.1 384 23 6.0 621 116 18.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 312 90 29.0 229 50 21.8 27 7 (B) 57 33 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,535 450 17.7 2,120 378 17.9 131 24 18.3 284 47 16.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,507 448 17.9 2,093 378 18.0 131 24 18.3 283 47 16.5
      Inside principal cities 1,141 295 25.8 948 247 26.0 58 24 (B) 135 24 17.7
      Outside principal cities 1,365 154 11.2 1,145 131 11.4 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 1,330 207 15.5 1,126 136 12.1 88 16 18.6 116 54 46.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,273 191 15.0 1,090 131 12.0 75 14 (B) 108 46 42.3
      Inside principal cities 581 119 20.5 524 87 16.6 18 8 (B) 39 24 (B)
      Outside principal cities 692 72 10.3 566 44 7.8 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 2,146 190 8.8 192 32 16.5 313 60 19.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,549 228 9.0 2,075 158 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 6.5 128 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 5,203 612 11.8 4,278 484 11.3 331 33 10.0 594 95 15.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,079 592 11.6 4,184 472 11.3 326 32 9.8 568 87 15.4
      Inside principal cities 2,769 302 10.9 2,198 230 10.5 201 31 15.3 370 41 11.1
      Outside principal cities 2,310 290 12.5 1,986 242 12.2 126 1 1.1 198 46 23.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 124 20 16.2 94 12 12.2 4 1 (B) 26 7 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
454 83 18.3 360 54 15.1 16 4 (B) 78 25 31.6
Middle Atlantic 2,081 367 17.6 1,760 324 18.4 115 20 17.5 206 22 10.9
East North Central 1,007 164 16.3 873 116 13.2 53 8 (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 6.1 113 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 71 14.4 392 58 14.9 47 6 (B) 55 7 (B)
Pacific 4,709 541 11.5 3,886 425 10.9 284 28 9.7 539 88 16.3

Poverty Footnotes


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