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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)

Asian alone
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
7,366 836 11.3 6,303 640 10.2 298 39 13.0 765 157 20.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
7,167 769 10.7 6,159 600 9.7 288 36 12.7 720 132 18.4
      Inside principal cities 3,326 408 12.3 2,871 305 10.6 117 35 30.0 338 68 20.0
      Outside principal cities 3,841 361 9.4 3,288 295 9.0 171 1 0.8 382 65 17.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 199 67 33.6 144 40 28.1 11 2 (B) 45 24 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,532 259 16.9 1,302 193 14.8 42 20 (B) 188 45 24.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,523 258 16.9 1,294 192 14.9 42 20 (B) 187 45 24.2
      Inside principal cities 596 151 25.3 496 107 21.5 27 20 (B) 73 24 (B)
      Outside principal cities 927 107 11.6 798 86 10.7 15 0 (B) 114 21 18.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 9 1 (B) 8 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 1 0 (B)
Midwest 893 125 14.0 798 86 10.7 29 3 (B) 67 36 (B)
  Inside metro statistical areas 857 116 13.5 772 86 11.1 27 1 (B) 58 29 (B)
      Inside principal cities 427 81 19.0 393 63 16.0 12 1 (B) 22 17 (B)
      Outside principal cities 429 34 8.0 378 23 6.0 15 0 (B) 36 12 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 37 9 (B) 26 0 (B) 2 2 (B) 8 7 (B)
South 1,812 169 9.3 1,528 121 7.9 97 7 6.8 187 41 22.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,725 120 6.9 1,467 89 6.1 91 7 7.2 167 24 14.4
      Inside principal cities 726 70 9.7 645 54 8.3 26 7 (B) 55 10 (B)
      Outside principal cities 1,000 49 4.9 822 35 4.3 65 0 (B) 113 14 12.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 86 49 57.0 61 32 (B) 6 0 (B) 19 17 (B)
West 3,129 284 9.1 2,675 241 9.0 131 9 6.8 323 34 10.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,061 276 9.0 2,626 233 8.9 128 9 7.0 307 34 11.0
      Inside principal cities 1,576 106 6.7 1,337 82 6.2 52 8 (B) 188 16 8.7
      Outside principal cities 1,485 170 11.4 1,290 151 11.7 76 1 1.8 119 17 14.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 67 8 (B) 49 8 (B) 3 0 (B) 16 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
351 61 17.3 286 38 13.2 2 0 (B) 63 23 (B)
Middle Atlantic 1,181 198 16.8 1,016 155 15.3 39 20 (B) 125 22 17.9
East North Central 659 100 15.1 594 73 12.3 20 0 (B) 45 27 (B)
West North Central 235 25 10.6 204 13 6.2 9 3 (B) 22 9 (B)
South Atlantic 975 36 3.7 835 33 4.0 36 0 (B) 105 3 2.5
East South Central 101 23 22.5 77 19 24.8 11 0 (B) 13 4 (B)
West South Central 735 110 14.9 616 68 11.1 50 7 (B) 69 35 (B)
Mountain 303 40 13.2 262 35 13.5 11 0 (B) 30 5 (B)
Pacific 2,826 244 8.6 2,413 205 8.5 120 9 7.4 293 30 10.1

Poverty Footnotes


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