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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 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
32,818 15,578 47.5 15,955 4,524 28.4 2,530 1,232 48.7 14,332 9,822 68.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
29,500 13,542 45.9 14,395 3,860 26.8 2,337 1,113 47.7 12,768 8,568 67.1
      Inside principal cities 15,976 8,350 52.3 6,705 1,987 29.6 1,366 720 52.7 7,905 5,644 71.4
      Outside principal cities 13,524 5,192 38.4 7,690 1,874 24.4 971 394 40.6 4,863 2,924 60.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,318 2,036 61.4 1,560 664 42.6 194 118 61.0 1,564 1,254 80.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,786 2,550 44.1 2,706 673 24.9 511 226 44.4 2,569 1,651 64.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,713 2,516 44.0 2,670 663 24.8 503 219 43.6 2,540 1,633 64.3
      Inside principal cities 3,666 1,822 49.7 1,514 443 29.3 327 170 52.1 1,825 1,209 66.2
      Outside principal cities 2,047 694 33.9 1,156 220 19.1 177 49 27.8 715 424 59.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 73 34 (B) 36 10 (B) 7 7 (B) 29 17 (B)
Midwest 5,940 3,146 53.0 2,537 825 32.5 531 259 48.8 2,872 2,061 71.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,705 2,991 52.4 2,408 747 31.0 520 256 49.3 2,778 1,988 71.6
      Inside principal cities 3,755 2,151 57.3 1,363 454 33.3 416 230 55.2 1,976 1,467 74.2
      Outside principal cities 1,950 841 43.1 1,045 293 28.1 103 26 25.6 802 521 64.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 235 154 65.7 129 78 60.2 12 3 (B) 94 73 78.1
South 17,965 8,620 48.0 8,896 2,473 27.8 1,256 640 51.0 7,813 5,507 70.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,044 6,823 45.4 7,563 1,933 25.6 1,084 536 49.4 6,397 4,354 68.1
      Inside principal cities 6,921 3,670 53.0 2,946 815 27.7 518 265 51.1 3,457 2,590 74.9
      Outside principal cities 8,123 3,153 38.8 4,616 1,118 24.2 567 271 47.8 2,940 1,764 60.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,921 1,797 61.5 1,333 540 40.5 172 104 60.9 1,416 1,152 81.3
West 3,128 1,262 40.4 1,817 553 30.4 233 106 45.4 1,079 604 56.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,038 1,211 39.9 1,755 517 29.4 229 102 44.6 1,054 592 56.2
      Inside principal cities 1,634 708 43.3 882 275 31.2 105 55 52.6 647 377 58.3
      Outside principal cities 1,404 504 35.9 873 242 27.7 124 47 37.8 406 215 52.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 90 51 57.0 61 36 (B) 3 3 (B) 25 12 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
789 333 42.2 394 82 20.8 76 42 56.1 320 209 65.3
Middle Atlantic 4,997 2,217 44.4 2,312 591 25.6 435 184 42.3 2,249 1,442 64.1
East North Central 4,858 2,648 54.5 1,943 636 32.7 457 229 50.2 2,458 1,783 72.6
West North Central 1,082 498 46.0 593 190 32.0 74 30 (B) 414 278 67.1
South Atlantic 10,616 4,736 44.6 5,269 1,304 24.7 763 370 48.6 4,584 3,063 66.8
East South Central 3,103 1,681 54.2 1,512 496 32.8 218 133 60.7 1,373 1,052 76.6
West South Central 4,245 2,203 51.9 2,114 673 31.9 275 137 49.9 1,856 1,392 75.0
Mountain 698 295 42.2 459 146 31.9 31 14 (B) 208 134 64.7
Pacific 2,429 968 39.8 1,358 406 29.9 201 91 45.4 871 470 54.0

Poverty Footnotes


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