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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)

Asian alone
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
7,366 989 13.4 6,303 750 11.9 298 57 19.2 765 182 23.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
7,167 904 12.6 6,159 704 11.4 288 50 17.4 720 150 20.9
      Inside principal cities 3,326 494 14.9 2,871 385 13.4 117 36 31.1 338 74 21.8
      Outside principal cities 3,841 409 10.7 3,288 319 9.7 171 14 8.0 382 77 20.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 199 85 42.6 144 46 32.0 11 7 (B) 45 32 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,532 292 19.0 1,302 225 17.3 42 20 (B) 188 46 24.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,523 290 19.1 1,294 224 17.3 42 20 (B) 187 46 24.5
      Inside principal cities 596 170 28.5 496 126 25.4 27 20 (B) 73 24 (B)
      Outside principal cities 927 120 13.0 798 98 12.3 15 0 (B) 114 22 19.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 9 1 (B) 8 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 1 1 (B)
Midwest 893 148 16.5 798 105 13.2 29 3 (B) 67 39 (B)
  Inside metro statistical areas 857 132 15.3 772 100 12.9 27 1 (B) 58 31 (B)
      Inside principal cities 427 90 21.0 393 72 18.2 12 1 (B) 22 17 (B)
      Outside principal cities 429 42 9.7 378 28 7.4 15 0 (B) 36 14 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 37 16 (B) 26 6 (B) 2 2 (B) 8 8 (B)
South 1,812 207 11.4 1,528 142 9.3 97 24 24.8 187 41 22.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,725 154 8.9 1,467 110 7.5 91 20 22.1 167 24 14.4
      Inside principal cities 726 87 11.9 645 69 10.7 26 8 (B) 55 10 (B)
      Outside principal cities 1,000 68 6.8 822 41 5.0 65 12 (B) 113 14 12.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 86 53 61.4 61 32 (B) 6 4 (B) 19 17 (B)
West 3,129 342 10.9 2,675 277 10.4 131 10 7.7 323 55 17.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,061 328 10.7 2,626 270 10.3 128 9 7.0 307 49 16.0
      Inside principal cities 1,576 148 9.4 1,337 118 8.8 52 8 (B) 188 22 11.9
      Outside principal cities 1,485 180 12.1 1,290 152 11.8 76 1 1.8 119 27 22.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 67 15 (B) 49 8 (B) 3 1 (B) 16 6 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
351 63 18.0 286 39 13.8 2 0 (B) 63 24 (B)
Middle Atlantic 1,181 228 19.3 1,016 186 18.3 39 20 (B) 125 22 17.9
East North Central 659 115 17.5 594 86 14.5 20 0 (B) 45 29 (B)
West North Central 235 32 13.8 204 19 9.2 9 3 (B) 22 11 (B)
South Atlantic 975 51 5.2 835 41 4.9 36 8 (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 735 134 18.2 616 82 13.4 50 16 (B) 69 35 (B)
Mountain 303 45 14.9 262 40 15.4 11 0 (B) 30 5 (B)
Pacific 2,826 297 10.5 2,413 237 9.8 120 10 8.4 293 50 17.1

Poverty Footnotes


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