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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)

White alone
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
118,664 15,123 12.7 93,568 7,554 8.1 6,231 1,011 16.2 18,865 6,558 34.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
98,991 12,295 12.4 78,139 6,261 8.0 5,112 779 15.2 15,740 5,254 33.4
      Inside principal cities 32,740 5,946 18.2 24,361 3,022 12.4 1,808 322 17.8 6,571 2,602 39.6
      Outside principal cities 66,251 6,349 9.6 53,778 3,239 6.0 3,304 458 13.9 9,169 2,652 28.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 19,672 2,829 14.4 15,429 1,293 8.4 1,119 232 20.7 3,125 1,304 41.7

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
20,641 2,110 10.2 16,292 886 5.4 996 153 15.4 3,353 1,070 31.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,182 1,845 10.1 14,325 791 5.5 852 122 14.3 3,005 932 31.0
      Inside principal cities 4,298 921 21.4 2,861 349 12.2 254 69 27.2 1,182 502 42.5
      Outside principal cities 13,884 924 6.7 11,464 442 3.9 597 52 8.8 1,823 430 23.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,459 265 10.8 1,967 95 4.8 144 31 21.8 348 138 39.7
Midwest 27,097 2,999 11.1 21,533 1,333 6.2 1,467 234 15.9 4,097 1,433 35.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 20,277 2,066 10.2 16,238 927 5.7 1,073 151 14.1 2,966 987 33.3
      Inside principal cities 5,886 839 14.3 4,593 399 8.7 304 48 15.9 989 392 39.7
      Outside principal cities 14,391 1,226 8.5 11,645 528 4.5 770 103 13.4 1,977 595 30.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,820 934 13.7 5,295 406 7.7 394 83 21.0 1,132 445 39.4
South 40,970 5,533 13.5 32,265 2,855 8.8 2,114 368 17.4 6,590 2,311 35.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 33,324 4,308 12.9 26,286 2,246 8.5 1,649 257 15.6 5,388 1,806 33.5
      Inside principal cities 11,046 2,006 18.2 8,288 1,072 12.9 557 92 16.5 2,201 843 38.3
      Outside principal cities 22,278 2,302 10.3 17,999 1,174 6.5 1,092 165 15.1 3,187 963 30.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 7,646 1,224 16.0 5,979 608 10.2 465 111 23.8 1,202 505 42.0
West 29,956 4,481 15.0 23,478 2,480 10.6 1,654 257 15.5 4,824 1,744 36.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 27,209 4,076 15.0 21,290 2,297 10.8 1,538 250 16.2 4,381 1,529 34.9
      Inside principal cities 11,511 2,179 18.9 8,619 1,202 14.0 693 112 16.2 2,199 865 39.3
      Outside principal cities 15,698 1,897 12.1 12,671 1,095 8.6 845 137 16.2 2,182 665 30.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,747 405 14.7 2,188 183 8.4 116 7 6.2 443 215 48.6

Division (31)
 
New England
5,896 564 9.6 4,680 210 4.5 240 40 16.5 977 315 32.2
Middle Atlantic 14,744 1,546 10.5 11,612 676 5.8 756 113 15.0 2,377 756 31.8
East North Central 18,683 2,070 11.1 14,733 868 5.9 1,022 158 15.5 2,928 1,044 35.6
West North Central 8,414 929 11.0 6,800 465 6.8 445 76 17.0 1,169 389 33.3
South Atlantic 19,718 2,046 10.4 15,834 1,077 6.8 983 142 14.4 2,901 827 28.5
East South Central 6,481 924 14.3 5,118 396 7.7 317 111 35.0 1,045 417 39.9
West South Central 14,770 2,563 17.4 11,312 1,381 12.2 814 115 14.1 2,643 1,067 40.4
Mountain 9,993 1,406 14.1 7,962 702 8.8 486 84 17.3 1,545 621 40.2
Pacific 19,963 3,075 15.4 15,516 1,778 11.5 1,168 173 14.8 3,279 1,124 34.3

Poverty Footnotes


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