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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 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6)

White alone, not Hispanic
 
 People in families, total (2)
159,344 25,458 16.0 132,482 15,551 11.7 8,063 2,210 27.4 18,799 7,697 40.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
127,111 18,170 14.3 105,647 10,976 10.4 6,470 1,612 24.9 14,995 5,582 37.2
      Inside principal cities 34,771 6,056 17.4 27,943 3,555 12.7 2,007 515 25.7 4,821 1,985 41.2
      Outside principal cities 92,340 12,114 13.1 77,704 7,421 9.5 4,463 1,096 24.6 10,173 3,597 35.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 32,233 7,289 22.6 26,835 4,575 17.1 1,593 598 37.6 3,804 2,115 55.6

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
31,052 3,916 12.6 25,933 2,477 9.6 1,484 298 20.1 3,635 1,141 31.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 26,755 3,179 11.9 22,371 2,059 9.2 1,254 230 18.3 3,130 891 28.5
      Inside principal cities 4,917 953 19.4 3,944 617 15.6 334 85 25.4 638 252 39.4
      Outside principal cities 21,838 2,226 10.2 18,426 1,442 7.8 920 145 15.8 2,492 639 25.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,297 737 17.2 3,563 418 11.7 230 68 29.8 505 250 49.6
Midwest 42,492 6,873 16.2 35,009 3,873 11.1 2,208 599 27.1 5,275 2,401 45.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 30,904 4,322 14.0 25,478 2,352 9.2 1,655 398 24.1 3,771 1,571 41.7
      Inside principal cities 8,203 1,478 18.0 6,531 806 12.3 457 115 25.2 1,215 557 45.8
      Outside principal cities 22,701 2,843 12.5 18,947 1,546 8.2 1,198 283 23.6 2,556 1,014 39.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,587 2,551 22.0 9,531 1,521 16.0 553 201 36.3 1,504 830 55.2
South 55,364 10,252 18.5 46,117 6,427 13.9 2,755 958 34.8 6,493 2,866 44.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 42,877 7,036 16.4 35,678 4,309 12.1 2,109 672 31.9 5,090 2,055 40.4
      Inside principal cities 11,497 2,050 17.8 9,245 1,160 12.5 599 200 33.3 1,653 690 41.8
      Outside principal cities 31,380 4,986 15.9 26,433 3,149 11.9 1,509 472 31.3 3,437 1,365 39.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12,488 3,216 25.8 10,439 2,119 20.3 646 286 44.3 1,403 811 57.8
West 30,436 4,418 14.5 25,422 2,774 10.9 1,617 354 21.9 3,397 1,289 38.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 26,575 3,633 13.7 22,120 2,256 10.2 1,452 311 21.4 3,004 1,065 35.5
      Inside principal cities 10,155 1,575 15.5 8,223 973 11.8 616 115 18.7 1,316 487 37.0
      Outside principal cities 16,421 2,058 12.5 13,897 1,284 9.2 836 196 23.4 1,688 579 34.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,861 784 20.3 3,302 518 15.7 165 43 26.0 393 224 56.9

Division (31)
 
New England
9,356 1,120 12.0 7,726 626 8.1 459 97 21.2 1,171 397 33.9
Middle Atlantic 21,696 2,796 12.9 18,207 1,851 10.2 1,025 201 19.6 2,464 744 30.2
East North Central 29,013 4,652 16.0 23,699 2,490 10.5 1,565 426 27.2 3,749 1,736 46.3
West North Central 13,479 2,222 16.5 11,310 1,383 12.2 642 173 27.0 1,526 665 43.6
South Atlantic 29,920 5,181 17.3 25,008 3,284 13.1 1,465 452 30.9 3,446 1,445 41.9
East South Central 11,103 2,669 24.0 9,107 1,611 17.7 612 273 44.6 1,384 785 56.7
West South Central 14,341 2,402 16.7 12,002 1,533 12.8 677 233 34.4 1,662 636 38.3
Mountain 11,744 1,840 15.7 9,908 1,227 12.4 563 121 21.5 1,274 492 38.6
Pacific 18,692 2,578 13.8 15,514 1,547 10.0 1,054 233 22.1 2,123 797 37.5

Poverty Footnotes


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