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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
23,234 6,810 29.3 10,414 1,090 10.5 1,488 397 26.7 11,333 5,323 47.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
21,073 5,955 28.3 9,524 962 10.1 1,388 376 27.1 10,160 4,617 45.4
      Inside principal cities 11,429 3,957 34.6 4,301 537 12.5 832 273 32.8 6,296 3,148 50.0
      Outside principal cities 9,644 1,997 20.7 5,224 425 8.1 556 103 18.6 3,864 1,469 38.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,161 855 39.5 889 127 14.3 100 21 21.1 1,172 706 60.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
4,082 1,130 27.7 1,694 158 9.3 302 106 35.0 2,087 867 41.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,019 1,108 27.6 1,667 155 9.3 294 98 33.4 2,058 855 41.5
      Inside principal cities 2,593 854 32.9 939 129 13.8 197 77 39.2 1,457 647 44.4
      Outside principal cities 1,426 255 17.9 728 26 3.5 97 21 21.7 601 208 34.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 63 22 (B) 27 3 (B) 7 7 (B) 29 12 (B)
Midwest 4,330 1,653 38.2 1,683 265 15.7 318 97 30.4 2,329 1,292 55.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,149 1,576 38.0 1,588 246 15.5 315 93 29.7 2,247 1,237 55.1
      Inside principal cities 2,735 1,185 43.3 864 164 19.0 265 90 34.2 1,607 931 57.9
      Outside principal cities 1,414 391 27.7 724 81 11.2 50 3 (B) 640 307 47.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 181 77 42.7 95 19 20.2 3 3 (B) 82 55 66.6
South 12,427 3,556 28.6 5,621 515 9.2 742 167 22.6 6,063 2,874 47.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,581 2,811 26.6 4,903 413 8.4 654 157 24.0 5,024 2,241 44.6
      Inside principal cities 4,849 1,633 33.7 1,807 167 9.2 331 86 26.0 2,712 1,380 50.9
      Outside principal cities 5,732 1,178 20.5 3,097 246 7.9 323 71 21.9 2,312 861 37.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,845 746 40.4 718 102 14.3 88 11 12.1 1,039 633 60.9
West 2,395 469 19.6 1,416 152 10.7 126 27 21.7 854 290 34.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,323 459 19.8 1,367 149 10.9 125 27 21.9 832 283 34.0
      Inside principal cities 1,252 286 22.8 691 77 11.1 40 19 (B) 521 190 36.5
      Outside principal cities 1,072 173 16.2 676 72 10.7 85 8 9.7 311 93 29.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 72 10 (B) 49 3 (B) 1 0 (B) 22 7 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
588 148 25.2 255 22 8.7 58 9 (B) 275 118 42.7
Middle Atlantic 3,494 982 28.1 1,439 136 9.4 243 97 39.9 1,812 749 41.3
East North Central 3,533 1,412 40.0 1,261 208 16.5 279 83 29.5 1,992 1,121 56.3
West North Central 797 242 30.3 422 57 13.4 39 14 (B) 337 171 50.8
South Atlantic 7,357 1,949 26.5 3,342 289 8.7 438 95 21.6 3,576 1,565 43.8
East South Central 2,035 698 34.3 847 60 7.0 139 32 22.8 1,049 607 57.8
West South Central 3,034 909 29.9 1,432 166 11.6 165 41 25.0 1,438 701 48.8
Mountain 559 104 18.6 348 18 5.2 17 4 (B) 194 82 42.2
Pacific 1,836 365 19.9 1,067 134 12.5 109 23 21.2 660 208 31.6

Poverty Footnotes


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