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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)

Asian A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
12,817 2,065 16.1 10,530 1,523 14.5 816 154 18.8 1,471 389 26.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
12,446 1,955 15.7 10,257 1,459 14.2 782 144 18.4 1,407 352 25.0
      Inside principal cities 5,923 1,121 18.9 4,851 844 17.4 355 99 28.0 717 177 24.7
      Outside principal cities 6,523 835 12.8 5,405 615 11.4 427 45 10.4 691 175 25.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 371 110 29.7 274 64 23.3 34 10 (B) 64 37 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,616 484 18.5 2,184 405 18.5 139 24 17.3 294 55 18.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,582 482 18.7 2,152 404 18.8 138 24 17.3 292 54 18.6
      Inside principal cities 1,164 313 26.9 963 265 27.5 58 24 (B) 143 24 16.7
      Outside principal cities 1,418 169 11.9 1,189 139 11.7 80 0 0.0 149 30 20.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 34 1 (B) 32 1 (B) 0 0 (B) 1 1 (B)
Midwest 1,455 260 17.9 1,230 179 14.5 96 22 22.4 128 59 46.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,393 241 17.3 1,193 173 14.5 81 18 21.7 119 51 43.0
      Inside principal cities 631 148 23.4 563 109 19.4 19 9 (B) 48 29 (B)
      Outside principal cities 762 94 12.3 629 63 10.1 62 8 (B) 70 22 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 62 18 (B) 38 6 (B) 15 4 (B) 9 8 (B)
South 2,859 441 15.4 2,299 284 12.4 211 56 26.6 349 101 28.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,755 378 13.7 2,226 242 10.9 202 52 25.9 327 84 25.6
      Inside principal cities 1,052 186 17.7 898 137 15.3 61 17 (B) 93 32 34.4
      Outside principal cities 1,703 192 11.3 1,328 105 7.9 141 35 24.8 234 52 22.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 105 63 60.0 74 42 (B) 9 4 (B) 22 17 (B)
West 5,886 881 15.0 4,817 655 13.6 369 52 14.1 700 174 24.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,716 853 14.9 4,687 640 13.7 360 50 13.9 669 163 24.3
      Inside principal cities 3,076 474 15.4 2,427 333 13.7 217 49 22.5 432 92 21.3
      Outside principal cities 2,640 380 14.4 2,260 307 13.6 143 1 0.9 237 71 29.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 170 28 16.2 130 15 11.5 9 2 (B) 31 11 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
469 85 18.2 373 54 14.6 16 4 (B) 80 27 33.8
Middle Atlantic 2,148 398 18.6 1,811 350 19.4 123 20 16.4 214 28 13.0
East North Central 1,087 201 18.5 940 147 15.6 57 9 (B) 90 45 50.3
West North Central 368 59 15.9 291 33 11.2 40 12 (B) 38 14 (B)
South Atlantic 1,664 183 11.0 1,332 109 8.2 126 28 22.5 206 46 22.3
East South Central 148 36 24.3 115 22 19.0 11 11 (B) 23 4 (B)
West South Central 1,047 222 21.2 852 153 18.0 75 17 (B) 120 51 42.8
Mountain 578 85 14.7 461 69 14.9 49 7 (B) 68 9 (B)
Pacific 5,308 796 15.0 4,355 587 13.5 321 45 13.9 632 165 26.0

Poverty Footnotes


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