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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 alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
11,719 1,920 16.4 9,670 1,438 14.9 741 144 19.5 1,308 338 25.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
11,407 1,819 15.9 9,441 1,378 14.6 715 137 19.2 1,251 304 24.3
      Inside principal cities 5,468 1,035 18.9 4,507 791 17.6 331 95 28.7 630 149 23.7
      Outside principal cities 5,939 784 13.2 4,934 587 11.9 384 42 10.9 621 155 25.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 312 101 32.2 229 60 26.2 27 7 (B) 57 33 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,535 476 18.8 2,120 398 18.8 131 24 18.3 284 53 18.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,507 475 18.9 2,093 398 19.0 131 24 18.3 283 53 18.7
      Inside principal cities 1,141 309 27.1 948 261 27.6 58 24 (B) 135 24 17.7
      Outside principal cities 1,365 165 12.1 1,145 136 11.9 73 0 (B) 148 29 19.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 28 1 (B) 27 1 (B) 0 0 (B) 1 1 (B)
Midwest 1,330 238 17.9 1,126 168 14.9 88 16 18.6 116 54 46.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,273 222 17.4 1,090 162 14.9 75 14 (B) 108 46 42.3
      Inside principal cities 581 140 24.2 524 108 20.7 18 8 (B) 39 24 (B)
      Outside principal cities 692 82 11.8 566 54 9.5 57 6 (B) 69 22 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 57 17 (B) 36 6 (B) 13 2 (B) 8 8 (B)
South 2,651 408 15.4 2,146 269 12.5 192 55 28.7 313 84 26.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,549 346 13.6 2,075 228 11.0 183 51 28.1 292 67 23.0
      Inside principal cities 977 168 17.2 837 127 15.2 54 16 (B) 85 24 28.5
      Outside principal cities 1,572 178 11.3 1,237 101 8.1 128 35 27.3 206 43 20.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 102 62 60.4 71 41 (B) 9 4 (B) 22 17 (B)
West 5,203 798 15.3 4,278 603 14.1 331 49 14.8 594 146 24.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,079 777 15.3 4,184 590 14.1 326 48 14.6 568 139 24.4
      Inside principal cities 2,769 418 15.1 2,198 294 13.4 201 46 23.1 370 77 20.8
      Outside principal cities 2,310 359 15.5 1,986 296 14.9 126 1 1.1 198 62 31.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 124 21 16.8 94 12 13.0 4 1 (B) 26 7 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
454 84 18.4 360 54 15.1 16 4 (B) 78 26 32.7
Middle Atlantic 2,081 392 18.8 1,760 344 19.6 115 20 17.5 206 28 13.5
East North Central 1,007 188 18.7 873 140 16.0 53 8 (B) 81 41 50.3
West North Central 323 50 15.5 253 28 11.2 35 9 (B) 35 13 (B)
South Atlantic 1,526 162 10.6 1,241 105 8.4 113 28 25.0 173 29 16.8
East South Central 134 33 24.9 101 19 19.1 11 11 (B) 23 4 (B)
West South Central 991 213 21.5 805 145 18.0 68 16 (B) 117 51 43.8
Mountain 494 80 16.3 392 66 16.9 47 7 (B) 55 7 (B)
Pacific 4,709 717 15.2 3,886 537 13.8 284 42 14.7 539 139 25.8

Poverty Footnotes


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