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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 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6)

White alone, not Hispanic
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
88,978 10,792 12.1 72,349 5,217 7.2 4,391 952 21.7 12,238 4,623 37.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
71,346 7,676 10.8 58,375 3,707 6.4 3,422 679 19.8 9,550 3,290 34.4
      Inside principal cities 19,057 2,695 14.1 15,130 1,297 8.6 954 193 20.3 2,974 1,205 40.5
      Outside principal cities 52,289 4,980 9.5 43,245 2,410 5.6 2,468 486 19.7 6,576 2,084 31.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 17,632 3,116 17.7 13,974 1,509 10.8 969 273 28.2 2,688 1,334 49.6

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
17,121 1,625 9.5 14,319 925 6.5 744 101 13.6 2,058 599 29.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 14,729 1,291 8.8 12,396 771 6.2 606 69 11.3 1,727 452 26.2
      Inside principal cities 2,429 429 17.7 1,954 267 13.7 138 22 16.0 336 140 41.6
      Outside principal cities 12,300 862 7.0 10,442 504 4.8 467 46 9.9 1,391 312 22.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,392 334 14.0 1,923 154 8.0 139 33 23.8 330 147 44.5
Midwest 24,264 3,143 13.0 19,425 1,369 7.0 1,260 279 22.1 3,579 1,495 41.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 17,865 2,005 11.2 14,429 835 5.8 899 185 20.6 2,536 985 38.8
      Inside principal cities 4,715 673 14.3 3,749 264 7.0 210 51 24.5 756 358 47.4
      Outside principal cities 13,149 1,332 10.1 10,680 572 5.4 690 134 19.4 1,779 626 35.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,399 1,138 17.8 4,996 534 10.7 361 94 26.0 1,043 511 49.0
South 30,319 4,161 13.7 24,476 1,957 8.0 1,524 430 28.3 4,320 1,773 41.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 23,584 2,872 12.2 19,140 1,327 6.9 1,145 307 26.8 3,300 1,238 37.5
      Inside principal cities 6,309 919 14.6 4,938 408 8.3 290 82 28.4 1,080 429 39.7
      Outside principal cities 17,276 1,954 11.3 14,202 920 6.5 854 225 26.3 2,220 809 36.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,735 1,289 19.1 5,336 630 11.8 379 123 32.5 1,020 536 52.5
West 17,274 1,862 10.8 14,129 965 6.8 863 141 16.3 2,282 756 33.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,168 1,507 9.9 12,410 774 6.2 772 118 15.3 1,987 615 31.0
      Inside principal cities 5,605 674 12.0 4,488 359 8.0 315 37 11.8 801 278 34.7
      Outside principal cities 9,563 833 8.7 7,921 415 5.2 457 81 17.7 1,185 337 28.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,106 355 16.8 1,720 191 11.1 91 23 25.4 295 140 47.6

Division (31)
 
New England
5,267 460 8.7 4,344 219 5.0 212 46 21.7 710 195 27.5
Middle Atlantic 11,854 1,165 9.8 9,975 706 7.1 532 55 10.4 1,348 404 30.0
East North Central 16,512 2,077 12.6 13,110 821 6.3 849 179 21.1 2,552 1,077 42.2
West North Central 7,753 1,066 13.8 6,315 548 8.7 412 100 24.3 1,026 419 40.8
South Atlantic 16,332 2,042 12.5 13,231 1,002 7.6 827 182 22.1 2,274 857 37.7
East South Central 6,134 1,122 18.3 4,881 521 10.7 296 142 48.0 957 459 47.9
West South Central 7,854 997 12.7 6,364 434 6.8 401 106 26.4 1,089 457 42.0
Mountain 6,976 792 11.3 5,796 434 7.5 324 55 16.9 855 303 35.4
Pacific 10,298 1,070 10.4 8,333 532 6.4 538 86 16.0 1,427 453 31.7

Poverty Footnotes


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