Skip Main Navigation Skip To Navigation Content
Current Population Survey (CPS)
A joint effort between the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau

Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


There is also additional background information for this table group.

Contents for Table

POV42: Region, Division and Type of Residence -- Poverty Status for People in Families by Family Structure: 2008

For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see www.census.gov/apsd/techdoc/cps/cpsmar09.pdf [PDF].

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 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6)

Asian A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
12,817 2,797 21.8 10,530 2,031 19.3 816 238 29.1 1,471 528 35.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
12,446 2,673 21.5 10,257 1,959 19.1 782 223 28.6 1,407 491 34.9
      Inside principal cities 5,923 1,528 25.8 4,851 1,133 23.4 355 136 38.4 717 259 36.1
      Outside principal cities 6,523 1,145 17.6 5,405 826 15.3 427 87 20.4 691 233 33.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 371 124 33.4 274 73 26.6 34 14 (B) 64 37 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,616 611 23.4 2,184 506 23.2 139 46 32.9 294 59 20.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,582 607 23.5 2,152 503 23.4 138 46 33.0 292 59 20.1
      Inside principal cities 1,164 369 31.7 963 314 32.6 58 32 (B) 143 24 16.7
      Outside principal cities 1,418 238 16.8 1,189 189 15.9 80 14 17.5 149 35 23.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 34 4 (B) 32 4 (B) 0 0 (B) 1 1 (B)
Midwest 1,455 309 21.2 1,230 217 17.7 96 30 31.2 128 61 48.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,393 289 20.8 1,193 210 17.6 81 26 32.2 119 53 44.8
      Inside principal cities 631 185 29.3 563 143 25.4 19 13 (B) 48 29 (B)
      Outside principal cities 762 104 13.7 629 67 10.7 62 13 (B) 70 24 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 62 20 (B) 38 7 (B) 15 4 (B) 9 8 (B)
South 2,859 610 21.3 2,299 415 18.0 211 66 31.2 349 129 37.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,755 540 19.6 2,226 368 16.6 202 60 29.7 327 112 34.2
      Inside principal cities 1,052 242 23.0 898 189 21.0 61 17 (B) 93 36 38.9
      Outside principal cities 1,703 298 17.5 1,328 180 13.5 141 43 30.3 234 76 32.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 105 69 66.3 74 46 (B) 9 6 (B) 22 17 (B)
West 5,886 1,268 21.5 4,817 893 18.5 369 96 26.0 700 279 39.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,716 1,237 21.6 4,687 877 18.7 360 92 25.4 669 268 40.0
      Inside principal cities 3,076 732 23.8 2,427 488 20.1 217 75 34.5 432 169 39.2
      Outside principal cities 2,640 505 19.1 2,260 390 17.3 143 17 11.8 237 98 41.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 170 31 18.1 130 15 11.9 9 4 (B) 31 11 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
469 100 21.3 373 60 16.0 16 12 (B) 80 29 35.9
Middle Atlantic 2,148 511 23.8 1,811 447 24.7 123 34 27.8 214 31 14.3
East North Central 1,087 231 21.3 940 169 18.0 57 14 (B) 90 47 52.6
West North Central 368 78 21.1 291 48 16.5 40 16 (B) 38 14 (B)
South Atlantic 1,664 287 17.3 1,332 182 13.7 126 38 30.2 206 67 32.6
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 578 135 23.3 461 90 19.5 49 12 (B) 68 33 (B)
Pacific 5,308 1,133 21.3 4,355 803 18.4 321 84 26.3 632 246 38.8

Poverty Footnotes


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Contact: Demographic Call Center Staff at 301-763-2422 or 1-866-758-1060 (toll free)