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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 alone
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
21,672 8,102 37.4 9,551 1,431 15.0 1,403 499 35.6 10,719 6,171 57.6

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
19,663 7,094 36.1 8,720 1,271 14.6 1,308 471 36.0 9,636 5,352 55.5
      Inside principal cities 10,768 4,700 43.6 3,989 747 18.7 782 318 40.6 5,997 3,635 60.6
      Outside principal cities 8,895 2,394 26.9 4,730 524 11.1 526 153 29.0 3,639 1,717 47.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,009 1,008 50.2 831 160 19.3 94 29 30.3 1,083 819 75.7

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
3,799 1,334 35.1 1,533 238 15.6 272 108 39.9 1,995 987 49.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,752 1,312 35.0 1,510 231 15.3 264 101 38.3 1,978 980 49.6
      Inside principal cities 2,492 1,000 40.1 905 192 21.2 177 73 41.6 1,410 734 52.1
      Outside principal cities 1,259 312 24.8 605 39 6.4 88 28 31.6 567 246 43.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 48 22 (B) 23 8 (B) 7 7 (B) 17 7 (B)
Midwest 3,904 1,754 44.9 1,495 289 19.3 295 103 34.8 2,114 1,362 64.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,772 1,674 44.4 1,422 263 18.5 292 100 34.1 2,057 1,312 63.8
      Inside principal cities 2,532 1,271 50.2 800 190 23.8 246 98 39.9 1,486 983 66.1
      Outside principal cities 1,239 403 32.5 623 73 11.6 46 1 (B) 571 329 57.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 132 79 60.0 73 26 (B) 3 3 (B) 57 50 (B)
South 11,928 4,481 37.6 5,339 734 13.7 716 252 35.1 5,872 3,496 59.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,161 3,589 35.3 4,649 614 13.2 633 233 36.9 4,879 2,742 56.2
      Inside principal cities 4,659 2,078 44.6 1,699 257 15.1 320 126 39.4 2,640 1,695 64.2
      Outside principal cities 5,502 1,511 27.5 2,950 357 12.1 313 107 34.3 2,239 1,046 46.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,767 892 50.5 690 120 17.3 83 18 22.0 994 754 75.9
West 2,041 533 26.1 1,184 171 14.4 120 36 30.3 737 326 44.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,980 518 26.2 1,139 164 14.4 119 36 30.5 722 318 44.1
      Inside principal cities 1,086 351 32.3 585 108 18.5 40 20 (B) 460 222 48.3
      Outside principal cities 894 167 18.7 553 55 10.0 79 16 20.2 262 96 36.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 62 14 (B) 45 7 (B) 1 0 (B) 15 7 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
545 187 34.4 236 48 20.4 48 15 (B) 262 124 47.5
Middle Atlantic 3,254 1,147 35.2 1,297 190 14.7 224 93 41.7 1,733 863 49.8
East North Central 3,221 1,511 46.9 1,125 223 19.8 259 89 34.2 1,837 1,200 65.3
West North Central 683 242 35.5 370 66 17.8 36 14 (B) 277 162 58.6
South Atlantic 7,070 2,463 34.8 3,190 413 13.0 426 140 32.8 3,454 1,910 55.3
East South Central 1,970 871 44.2 804 94 11.7 131 62 47.7 1,035 714 69.0
West South Central 2,888 1,148 39.7 1,345 226 16.8 160 50 31.0 1,384 872 63.0
Mountain 478 120 25.1 301 28 9.4 16 3 (B) 160 88 55.1
Pacific 1,564 413 26.4 882 142 16.1 104 33 31.7 577 237 41.1

Poverty Footnotes


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