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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 alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
11,719 2,380 20.3 9,670 1,781 18.4 741 184 24.8 1,308 416 31.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
11,407 2,269 19.9 9,441 1,712 18.1 715 174 24.4 1,251 383 30.6
      Inside principal cities 5,468 1,295 23.7 4,507 992 22.0 331 118 35.7 630 185 29.3
      Outside principal cities 5,939 974 16.4 4,934 720 14.6 384 56 14.7 621 198 31.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 312 111 35.6 229 68 29.9 27 9 (B) 57 34 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,535 557 22.0 2,120 465 21.9 131 35 26.5 284 58 20.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,507 553 22.1 2,093 461 22.0 131 35 26.6 283 57 20.2
      Inside principal cities 1,141 346 30.3 948 290 30.6 58 32 (B) 135 24 17.7
      Outside principal cities 1,365 207 15.2 1,145 171 14.9 73 3 (B) 148 33 22.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 28 4 (B) 27 4 (B) 0 0 (B) 1 1 (B)
Midwest 1,330 274 20.6 1,126 198 17.6 88 20 22.5 116 56 48.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,273 256 20.1 1,090 191 17.5 75 17 (B) 108 48 44.2
      Inside principal cities 581 169 29.1 524 133 25.4 18 12 (B) 39 24 (B)
      Outside principal cities 692 87 12.6 566 58 10.2 57 6 (B) 69 24 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 57 18 (B) 36 7 (B) 13 2 (B) 8 8 (B)
South 2,651 538 20.3 2,146 370 17.2 192 57 29.7 313 112 35.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,549 470 18.4 2,075 324 15.6 183 51 28.1 292 95 32.4
      Inside principal cities 977 220 22.5 837 175 20.9 54 16 (B) 85 29 33.4
      Outside principal cities 1,572 250 15.9 1,237 149 12.0 128 35 27.3 206 66 32.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 102 68 66.8 71 46 (B) 9 6 (B) 22 17 (B)
West 5,203 1,011 19.4 4,278 748 17.5 331 72 21.8 594 191 32.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,079 990 19.5 4,184 736 17.6 326 71 21.8 568 183 32.2
      Inside principal cities 2,769 560 20.2 2,198 393 17.9 201 58 29.1 370 109 29.3
      Outside principal cities 2,310 430 18.6 1,986 343 17.2 126 13 10.1 198 75 37.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 124 21 16.8 94 12 13.0 4 1 (B) 26 7 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
454 87 19.1 360 56 15.5 16 4 (B) 78 27 34.8
Middle Atlantic 2,081 470 22.6 1,760 409 23.2 115 31 26.8 206 31 14.9
East North Central 1,007 209 20.7 873 158 18.1 53 8 (B) 81 43 52.8
West North Central 323 65 20.1 253 40 15.6 35 12 (B) 35 13 (B)
South Atlantic 1,526 228 14.9 1,241 148 11.9 113 30 26.8 173 50 28.7
East South Central 134 33 24.9 101 19 19.1 11 11 (B) 23 4 (B)
West South Central 991 277 28.0 805 203 25.2 68 16 (B) 117 58 49.7
Mountain 494 117 23.8 392 86 22.0 47 10 (B) 55 21 (B)
Pacific 4,709 894 19.0 3,886 662 17.0 284 62 21.9 539 170 31.5

Poverty Footnotes


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