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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)

Asian alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
11,719 2,774 23.7 9,670 2,039 21.1 741 223 30.1 1,308 512 39.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
11,407 2,655 23.3 9,441 1,963 20.8 715 214 29.9 1,251 479 38.3
      Inside principal cities 5,468 1,523 27.9 4,507 1,144 25.4 331 132 39.9 630 248 39.3
      Outside principal cities 5,939 1,131 19.0 4,934 819 16.6 384 82 21.3 621 231 37.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 312 120 38.3 229 77 33.7 27 9 (B) 57 34 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,535 646 25.5 2,120 521 24.6 131 49 37.3 284 76 26.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,507 640 25.5 2,093 516 24.7 131 49 37.3 283 75 26.6
      Inside principal cities 1,141 394 34.5 948 332 35.0 58 32 (B) 135 30 22.3
      Outside principal cities 1,365 247 18.1 1,145 184 16.1 73 17 (B) 148 45 30.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 28 6 (B) 27 5 (B) 0 0 (B) 1 1 (B)
Midwest 1,330 310 23.3 1,126 222 19.7 88 25 28.3 116 63 53.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,273 290 22.8 1,090 213 19.5 75 23 (B) 108 54 50.2
      Inside principal cities 581 184 31.7 524 147 28.0 18 12 (B) 39 25 (B)
      Outside principal cities 692 106 15.3 566 66 11.7 57 11 (B) 69 29 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 57 20 (B) 36 10 (B) 13 2 (B) 8 8 (B)
South 2,651 626 23.6 2,146 440 20.5 192 59 30.6 313 127 40.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,549 557 21.9 2,075 394 19.0 183 53 29.0 292 110 37.7
      Inside principal cities 977 261 26.7 837 208 24.9 54 16 (B) 85 37 42.9
      Outside principal cities 1,572 296 18.8 1,237 186 15.0 128 37 28.7 206 73 35.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 102 68 66.8 71 46 (B) 9 6 (B) 22 17 (B)
West 5,203 1,193 22.9 4,278 856 20.0 331 90 27.3 594 246 41.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,079 1,168 23.0 4,184 840 20.1 326 89 27.4 568 239 42.1
      Inside principal cities 2,769 685 24.7 2,198 457 20.8 201 72 36.0 370 155 42.0
      Outside principal cities 2,310 483 20.9 1,986 383 19.3 126 17 13.5 198 84 42.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 124 25 20.4 94 17 17.8 4 1 (B) 26 7 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
454 114 25.0 360 63 17.6 16 12 (B) 78 39 49.7
Middle Atlantic 2,081 532 25.6 1,760 458 26.0 115 37 32.4 206 37 17.9
East North Central 1,007 235 23.3 873 173 19.8 53 13 (B) 81 49 60.9
West North Central 323 75 23.3 253 50 19.6 35 12 (B) 35 13 (B)
South Atlantic 1,526 303 19.9 1,241 213 17.2 113 32 28.3 173 59 33.9
East South Central 134 33 24.9 101 19 19.1 11 11 (B) 23 4 (B)
West South Central 991 289 29.1 805 208 25.8 68 16 (B) 117 65 55.2
Mountain 494 124 25.0 392 90 22.9 47 10 (B) 55 24 (B)
Pacific 4,709 1,070 22.7 3,886 766 19.7 284 80 28.3 539 223 41.3

Poverty Footnotes


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