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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)

Asian A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
12,817 2,571 20.1 10,530 1,888 17.9 816 205 25.1 1,471 478 32.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
12,446 2,447 19.7 10,257 1,816 17.7 782 191 24.4 1,407 440 31.3
      Inside principal cities 5,923 1,397 23.6 4,851 1,053 21.7 355 122 34.4 717 222 30.9
      Outside principal cities 6,523 1,049 16.1 5,405 762 14.1 427 68 16.0 691 219 31.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 371 124 33.4 274 73 26.5 34 14 (B) 64 37 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,616 572 21.9 2,184 475 21.8 139 38 27.4 294 59 20.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,582 568 22.0 2,152 472 21.9 138 38 27.5 292 59 20.1
      Inside principal cities 1,164 349 30.0 963 294 30.5 58 32 (B) 143 24 16.7
      Outside principal cities 1,418 219 15.4 1,189 178 14.9 80 6 8.0 149 35 23.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 34 4 (B) 32 4 (B) 0 0 (B) 1 1 (B)
Midwest 1,455 295 20.3 1,230 209 17.0 96 25 25.9 128 61 48.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,393 276 19.8 1,193 201 16.9 81 21 25.9 119 53 44.8
      Inside principal cities 631 176 27.9 563 134 23.8 19 13 (B) 48 29 (B)
      Outside principal cities 762 99 13.0 629 67 10.7 62 8 (B) 70 24 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 62 20 (B) 38 7 (B) 15 4 (B) 9 8 (B)
South 2,859 581 20.3 2,299 388 16.9 211 64 30.3 349 128 36.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,755 511 18.6 2,226 342 15.4 202 58 28.8 327 111 34.0
      Inside principal cities 1,052 242 23.0 898 188 21.0 61 17 (B) 93 36 38.9
      Outside principal cities 1,703 269 15.8 1,328 153 11.5 141 41 29.1 234 75 32.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 105 69 66.3 74 46 (B) 9 6 (B) 22 17 (B)
West 5,886 1,123 19.1 4,817 817 17.0 369 78 21.0 700 228 32.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,716 1,092 19.1 4,687 801 17.1 360 73 20.3 669 217 32.5
      Inside principal cities 3,076 630 20.5 2,427 437 18.0 217 61 28.0 432 132 30.6
      Outside principal cities 2,640 462 17.5 2,260 364 16.1 143 13 8.8 237 85 35.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 170 31 18.1 130 15 11.9 9 4 (B) 31 11 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
469 88 18.8 373 56 15.0 16 4 (B) 80 29 35.9
Middle Atlantic 2,148 484 22.5 1,811 419 23.1 123 34 27.8 214 31 14.3
East North Central 1,087 222 20.4 940 165 17.6 57 9 (B) 90 47 52.6
West North Central 368 74 20.0 291 44 15.1 40 16 (B) 38 14 (B)
South Atlantic 1,664 258 15.5 1,332 155 11.7 126 36 28.8 206 66 32.3
East South Central 148 36 24.3 115 22 19.0 11 11 (B) 23 4 (B)
West South Central 1,047 286 27.3 852 211 24.7 75 17 (B) 120 58 48.5
Mountain 578 129 22.3 461 89 19.2 49 12 (B) 68 29 (B)
Pacific 5,308 994 18.7 4,355 728 16.7 321 66 20.6 632 200 31.6

Poverty Footnotes


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