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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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POV43: Region, Division and Type of Residence -- Poverty Status for People in Families With Related Children Under 18 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 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
153,666 23,704 15.4 113,271 9,709 8.6 8,363 1,534 18.3 32,031 12,461 38.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
130,502 19,620 15.0 96,104 8,125 8.5 7,062 1,258 17.8 27,337 10,237 37.4
      Inside principal cities 48,887 10,659 21.8 32,432 4,021 12.4 2,908 680 23.4 13,546 5,958 44.0
      Outside principal cities 81,615 8,961 11.0 63,671 4,104 6.4 4,154 578 13.9 13,791 4,279 31.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 23,164 4,083 17.6 17,168 1,584 9.2 1,302 276 21.2 4,695 2,223 47.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
26,561 3,553 13.4 19,503 1,262 6.5 1,362 281 20.7 5,696 2,009 35.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 23,978 3,257 13.6 17,458 1,157 6.6 1,208 243 20.1 5,312 1,858 35.0
      Inside principal cities 7,563 1,952 25.8 4,328 592 13.7 493 169 34.2 2,743 1,191 43.4
      Outside principal cities 16,415 1,305 8.0 13,131 565 4.3 715 74 10.4 2,569 666 25.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,583 295 11.4 2,044 105 5.1 154 39 25.1 384 152 39.4
Midwest 32,886 4,918 15.0 24,350 1,722 7.1 1,879 345 18.4 6,657 2,850 42.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 25,647 3,827 14.9 18,844 1,277 6.8 1,458 251 17.2 5,345 2,299 43.0
      Inside principal cities 9,205 2,139 23.2 5,947 631 10.6 602 145 24.0 2,656 1,364 51.4
      Outside principal cities 16,442 1,688 10.3 12,897 647 5.0 855 107 12.5 2,689 935 34.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 7,239 1,090 15.1 5,506 444 8.1 421 94 22.4 1,312 552 42.0
South 56,390 9,453 16.8 40,231 3,572 8.9 3,023 558 18.5 13,137 5,323 40.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 46,418 7,350 15.8 33,221 2,808 8.5 2,439 433 17.7 10,758 4,110 38.2
      Inside principal cities 16,934 3,785 22.4 10,950 1,331 12.2 938 191 20.3 5,047 2,264 44.9
      Outside principal cities 29,484 3,565 12.1 22,271 1,477 6.6 1,501 242 16.1 5,712 1,846 32.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 9,972 2,103 21.1 7,010 764 10.9 584 126 21.5 2,378 1,213 51.0
West 37,829 5,780 15.3 29,188 3,153 10.8 2,100 349 16.6 6,542 2,278 34.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,460 5,185 15.0 26,580 2,883 10.8 1,957 331 16.9 5,922 1,971 33.3
      Inside principal cities 15,185 2,782 18.3 11,208 1,467 13.1 875 176 20.1 3,101 1,139 36.7
      Outside principal cities 19,275 2,403 12.5 15,372 1,416 9.2 1,082 155 14.4 2,821 832 29.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,370 595 17.6 2,607 270 10.4 143 18 12.7 620 307 49.5

Division (31)
 
New England
6,907 782 11.3 5,269 271 5.1 308 51 16.5 1,330 460 34.6
Middle Atlantic 19,654 2,771 14.1 14,234 991 7.0 1,054 231 21.9 4,366 1,549 35.5
East North Central 23,146 3,635 15.7 16,758 1,161 6.9 1,351 243 18.0 5,038 2,231 44.3
West North Central 9,740 1,283 13.2 7,592 561 7.4 528 102 19.3 1,620 620 38.3
South Atlantic 28,521 4,104 14.4 20,315 1,431 7.0 1,480 236 16.0 6,727 2,437 36.2
East South Central 8,714 1,677 19.2 6,107 485 7.9 478 148 31.1 2,129 1,043 49.0
West South Central 19,155 3,672 19.2 13,809 1,656 12.0 1,065 173 16.3 4,281 1,843 43.1
Mountain 11,605 1,783 15.4 9,075 872 9.6 551 107 19.5 1,980 804 40.6
Pacific 26,224 3,997 15.2 20,113 2,280 11.3 1,549 242 15.6 4,562 1,474 32.3

Poverty Footnotes


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