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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)

Asian A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
12,817 3,018 23.5 10,530 2,183 20.7 816 244 29.9 1,471 591 40.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
12,446 2,884 23.2 10,257 2,100 20.5 782 230 29.4 1,407 553 39.3
      Inside principal cities 5,923 1,647 27.8 4,851 1,218 25.1 355 136 38.4 717 292 40.8
      Outside principal cities 6,523 1,237 19.0 5,405 882 16.3 427 94 21.9 691 261 37.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 371 134 36.2 274 83 30.3 34 14 (B) 64 37 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,616 664 25.4 2,184 535 24.5 139 52 37.6 294 77 26.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,582 658 25.5 2,152 529 24.6 138 52 37.7 292 77 26.2
      Inside principal cities 1,164 399 34.2 963 337 35.0 58 32 (B) 143 30 21.1
      Outside principal cities 1,418 259 18.3 1,189 192 16.2 80 20 25.5 149 46 31.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 34 6 (B) 32 5 (B) 0 0 (B) 1 1 (B)
Midwest 1,455 337 23.2 1,230 239 19.4 96 30 31.2 128 68 53.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,393 315 22.6 1,193 229 19.2 81 26 32.2 119 60 50.3
      Inside principal cities 631 197 31.2 563 154 27.3 19 13 (B) 48 31 (B)
      Outside principal cities 762 118 15.5 629 76 12.0 62 13 (B) 70 29 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 62 22 (B) 38 10 (B) 15 4 (B) 9 8 (B)
South 2,859 679 23.7 2,299 464 20.2 211 66 31.2 349 149 42.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,755 610 22.1 2,226 418 18.8 202 60 29.7 327 132 40.3
      Inside principal cities 1,052 283 26.9 898 221 24.7 61 17 (B) 93 44 47.6
      Outside principal cities 1,703 327 19.2 1,328 196 14.8 141 43 30.3 234 88 37.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 105 69 66.3 74 46 (B) 9 6 (B) 22 17 (B)
West 5,886 1,338 22.7 4,817 945 19.6 369 96 26.0 700 296 42.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,716 1,301 22.8 4,687 924 19.7 360 92 25.4 669 285 42.6
      Inside principal cities 3,076 768 25.0 2,427 506 20.9 217 75 34.5 432 187 43.3
      Outside principal cities 2,640 533 20.2 2,260 417 18.5 143 17 11.8 237 98 41.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 170 37 21.7 130 21 16.5 9 4 (B) 31 11 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
469 115 24.6 373 63 17.0 16 12 (B) 80 40 50.5
Middle Atlantic 2,148 549 25.5 1,811 471 26.0 123 41 33.1 214 37 17.3
East North Central 1,087 251 23.1 940 182 19.4 57 14 (B) 90 54 59.8
West North Central 368 86 23.5 291 57 19.5 40 16 (B) 38 14 (B)
South Atlantic 1,664 339 20.4 1,332 220 16.5 126 38 30.2 206 80 39.2
East South Central 148 42 28.5 115 28 24.5 11 11 (B) 23 4 (B)
West South Central 1,047 298 28.5 852 216 25.3 75 17 (B) 120 65 53.9
Mountain 578 140 24.2 461 93 20.2 49 12 (B) 68 35 (B)
Pacific 5,308 1,198 22.6 4,355 852 19.6 321 84 26.3 632 261 41.3

Poverty Footnotes


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