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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
23,234 8,631 37.1 10,414 1,604 15.4 1,488 549 36.9 11,333 6,479 57.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
21,073 7,551 35.8 9,524 1,424 14.9 1,388 515 37.1 10,160 5,612 55.2
      Inside principal cities 11,429 4,976 43.5 4,301 820 19.1 832 355 42.7 6,296 3,800 60.4
      Outside principal cities 9,644 2,575 26.7 5,224 603 11.6 556 160 28.7 3,864 1,812 46.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,161 1,080 50.0 889 180 20.2 100 34 33.9 1,172 866 73.9

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
4,082 1,445 35.4 1,694 268 15.8 302 132 43.8 2,087 1,045 50.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,019 1,413 35.2 1,667 260 15.6 294 125 42.5 2,058 1,028 49.9
      Inside principal cities 2,593 1,067 41.2 939 204 21.7 197 94 47.6 1,457 769 52.8
      Outside principal cities 1,426 346 24.3 728 56 7.7 97 31 32.0 601 259 43.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 63 32 (B) 27 8 (B) 7 7 (B) 29 17 (B)
Midwest 4,330 1,923 44.4 1,683 332 19.7 318 116 36.5 2,329 1,475 63.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,149 1,828 44.0 1,588 299 18.8 315 113 35.9 2,247 1,416 63.0
      Inside principal cities 2,735 1,379 50.4 864 205 23.8 265 110 41.5 1,607 1,064 66.2
      Outside principal cities 1,414 449 31.7 724 93 12.9 50 3 (B) 640 353 55.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 181 96 52.9 95 34 35.1 3 3 (B) 82 59 71.9
South 12,427 4,654 37.5 5,621 806 14.3 742 263 35.5 6,063 3,584 59.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,581 3,716 35.1 4,903 674 13.8 654 240 36.7 5,024 2,802 55.8
      Inside principal cities 4,849 2,155 44.4 1,807 296 16.4 331 131 39.7 2,712 1,728 63.7
      Outside principal cities 5,732 1,561 27.2 3,097 378 12.2 323 109 33.6 2,312 1,074 46.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,845 938 50.8 718 132 18.3 88 23 26.5 1,039 783 75.4
West 2,395 609 25.4 1,416 197 13.9 126 37 29.5 854 374 43.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,323 594 25.6 1,367 190 13.9 125 37 29.7 832 367 44.1
      Inside principal cities 1,252 375 29.9 691 115 16.6 40 20 (B) 521 240 46.0
      Outside principal cities 1,072 220 20.5 676 76 11.2 85 17 19.7 311 127 41.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 72 14 (B) 49 7 (B) 1 0 (B) 22 7 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
588 199 33.8 255 48 18.8 58 19 (B) 275 132 48.0
Middle Atlantic 3,494 1,246 35.7 1,439 220 15.3 243 113 46.5 1,812 913 50.4
East North Central 3,533 1,643 46.5 1,261 257 20.4 279 102 36.5 1,992 1,284 64.5
West North Central 797 280 35.1 422 75 17.7 39 14 (B) 337 191 56.8
South Atlantic 7,357 2,545 34.6 3,342 451 13.5 438 146 33.3 3,576 1,948 54.5
East South Central 2,035 903 44.4 847 110 13.0 139 68 48.6 1,049 726 69.2
West South Central 3,034 1,205 39.7 1,432 245 17.1 165 50 30.1 1,438 911 63.3
Mountain 559 148 26.5 348 32 9.2 17 4 (B) 194 112 57.6
Pacific 1,836 461 25.1 1,067 165 15.5 109 33 30.3 660 263 39.8

Poverty Footnotes


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