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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 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)

White alone, not Hispanic
 
 People in families, total (2)
159,344 19,565 12.3 132,482 11,263 8.5 8,063 1,735 21.5 18,799 6,567 34.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
127,111 13,858 10.9 105,647 7,901 7.5 6,470 1,257 19.4 14,995 4,701 31.3
      Inside principal cities 34,771 4,679 13.5 27,943 2,630 9.4 2,007 360 17.9 4,821 1,689 35.0
      Outside principal cities 92,340 9,179 9.9 77,704 5,270 6.8 4,463 897 20.1 10,173 3,011 29.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 32,233 5,707 17.7 26,835 3,363 12.5 1,593 478 30.0 3,804 1,866 49.1

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
31,052 3,039 9.8 25,933 1,847 7.1 1,484 222 14.9 3,635 971 26.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 26,755 2,424 9.1 22,371 1,510 6.8 1,254 168 13.4 3,130 746 23.8
      Inside principal cities 4,917 755 15.4 3,944 477 12.1 334 52 15.6 638 226 35.5
      Outside principal cities 21,838 1,669 7.6 18,426 1,034 5.6 920 116 12.6 2,492 519 20.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,297 615 14.3 3,563 337 9.4 230 54 23.4 505 225 44.6
Midwest 42,492 5,279 12.4 35,009 2,792 8.0 2,208 488 22.1 5,275 1,999 37.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 30,904 3,282 10.6 25,478 1,670 6.6 1,655 319 19.3 3,771 1,293 34.3
      Inside principal cities 8,203 1,131 13.8 6,531 578 8.8 457 88 19.3 1,215 465 38.3
      Outside principal cities 22,701 2,151 9.5 18,947 1,092 5.8 1,198 231 19.3 2,556 828 32.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,587 1,997 17.2 9,531 1,122 11.8 553 169 30.5 1,504 706 47.0
South 55,364 7,859 14.2 46,117 4,595 10.0 2,755 744 27.0 6,493 2,520 38.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 42,877 5,350 12.5 35,678 3,042 8.5 2,109 524 24.8 5,090 1,784 35.1
      Inside principal cities 11,497 1,595 13.9 9,245 843 9.1 599 136 22.7 1,653 615 37.2
      Outside principal cities 31,380 3,755 12.0 26,433 2,199 8.3 1,509 387 25.7 3,437 1,169 34.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12,488 2,509 20.1 10,439 1,552 14.9 646 221 34.2 1,403 736 52.4
West 30,436 3,389 11.1 25,422 2,030 8.0 1,617 281 17.4 3,397 1,077 31.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 26,575 2,802 10.5 22,120 1,678 7.6 1,452 246 17.0 3,004 878 29.2
      Inside principal cities 10,155 1,198 11.8 8,223 732 8.9 616 83 13.4 1,316 383 29.1
      Outside principal cities 16,421 1,604 9.8 13,897 945 6.8 836 163 19.5 1,688 495 29.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,861 587 15.2 3,302 352 10.7 165 35 21.1 393 199 50.7

Division (31)
 
New England
9,356 867 9.3 7,726 461 6.0 459 73 16.0 1,171 332 28.3
Middle Atlantic 21,696 2,172 10.0 18,207 1,385 7.6 1,025 148 14.5 2,464 639 25.9
East North Central 29,013 3,528 12.2 23,699 1,762 7.4 1,565 333 21.3 3,749 1,432 38.2
West North Central 13,479 1,751 13.0 11,310 1,029 9.1 642 155 24.1 1,526 567 37.1
South Atlantic 29,920 3,913 13.1 25,008 2,311 9.2 1,465 344 23.4 3,446 1,258 36.5
East South Central 11,103 2,060 18.6 9,107 1,145 12.6 612 230 37.6 1,384 685 49.5
West South Central 14,341 1,886 13.1 12,002 1,138 9.5 677 171 25.2 1,662 577 34.7
Mountain 11,744 1,427 12.2 9,908 910 9.2 563 102 18.0 1,274 415 32.6
Pacific 18,692 1,962 10.5 15,514 1,120 7.2 1,054 180 17.0 2,123 662 31.2

Poverty Footnotes


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