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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 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)

Hispanic (of any race)
 
 People in families, total (2)
41,732 19,803 47.5 28,951 12,202 42.1 3,516 1,474 41.9 9,265 6,126 66.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
38,862 18,204 46.8 26,878 11,175 41.6 3,278 1,340 40.9 8,706 5,689 65.3
      Inside principal cities 19,419 10,194 52.5 12,595 5,967 47.4 1,762 779 44.2 5,062 3,449 68.1
      Outside principal cities 19,443 8,010 41.2 14,283 5,209 36.5 1,516 561 37.0 3,644 2,240 61.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,870 1,598 55.7 2,073 1,027 49.5 238 134 56.2 558 437 78.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,621 2,528 45.0 3,157 980 31.0 550 208 37.8 1,913 1,340 70.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,527 2,471 44.7 3,091 947 30.6 543 203 37.4 1,893 1,322 69.8
      Inside principal cities 3,122 1,606 51.4 1,548 547 35.4 316 137 43.4 1,258 921 73.2
      Outside principal cities 2,405 866 36.0 1,543 399 25.9 226 66 28.9 636 401 63.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 94 56 59.8 67 33 (B) 8 5 (B) 20 17 (B)
Midwest 3,551 1,757 49.5 2,539 1,121 44.1 329 151 45.8 683 486 71.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,058 1,475 48.2 2,187 952 43.5 290 117 40.3 580 406 70.0
      Inside principal cities 1,532 792 51.7 1,022 497 48.7 181 77 42.4 329 218 66.1
      Outside principal cities 1,526 683 44.8 1,166 454 39.0 109 40 36.8 251 189 75.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 493 282 57.2 352 169 48.0 39 34 (B) 103 79 77.4
South 15,056 7,329 48.7 10,685 4,692 43.9 1,218 552 45.3 3,153 2,085 66.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 13,743 6,565 47.8 9,770 4,209 43.1 1,064 466 43.8 2,909 1,889 65.0
      Inside principal cities 6,598 3,655 55.4 4,456 2,272 51.0 555 268 48.2 1,587 1,116 70.3
      Outside principal cities 7,145 2,910 40.7 5,314 1,937 36.5 509 199 39.0 1,322 774 58.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,313 764 58.2 916 482 52.7 154 85 55.4 244 196 80.3
West 17,504 8,189 46.8 12,570 5,410 43.0 1,418 564 39.8 3,516 2,216 63.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 16,535 7,693 46.5 11,831 5,068 42.8 1,381 554 40.1 3,324 2,071 62.3
      Inside principal cities 8,168 4,142 50.7 5,569 2,650 47.6 710 297 41.9 1,889 1,195 63.3
      Outside principal cities 8,367 3,551 42.4 6,261 2,418 38.6 671 257 38.3 1,435 876 61.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 969 496 51.2 739 342 46.3 38 10 (B) 192 145 75.2

Division (31)
 
New England
915 492 53.8 462 159 34.4 71 29 (B) 382 304 79.5
Middle Atlantic 4,706 2,036 43.3 2,695 821 30.5 480 179 37.3 1,531 1,036 67.7
East North Central 2,724 1,320 48.4 1,955 850 43.5 270 127 46.9 499 343 68.7
West North Central 827 437 52.9 584 271 46.3 59 24 (B) 184 143 77.6
South Atlantic 5,195 2,084 40.1 3,764 1,349 35.8 430 177 41.1 1,001 558 55.8
East South Central 474 304 64.1 298 171 57.3 75 46 60.8 101 87 86.9
West South Central 9,388 4,941 52.6 6,624 3,172 47.9 713 329 46.2 2,051 1,440 70.2
Mountain 4,247 2,149 50.6 3,037 1,341 44.1 281 145 51.5 930 664 71.4
Pacific 13,257 6,040 45.6 9,533 4,069 42.7 1,138 419 36.9 2,586 1,552 60.0

Poverty Footnotes


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