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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 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6)

White alone
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
118,664 22,219 18.7 93,568 11,958 12.8 6,231 1,610 25.8 18,865 8,651 45.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
98,991 18,012 18.2 78,139 9,816 12.6 5,112 1,267 24.8 15,740 6,929 44.0
      Inside principal cities 32,740 8,516 26.0 24,361 4,602 18.9 1,808 503 27.8 6,571 3,410 51.9
      Outside principal cities 66,251 9,497 14.3 53,778 5,215 9.7 3,304 764 23.1 9,169 3,519 38.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 19,672 4,207 21.4 15,429 2,142 13.9 1,119 343 30.6 3,125 1,722 55.1

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
20,641 2,977 14.4 16,292 1,380 8.5 996 203 20.4 3,353 1,394 41.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,182 2,590 14.2 14,325 1,213 8.5 852 163 19.1 3,005 1,215 40.4
      Inside principal cities 4,298 1,266 29.4 2,861 508 17.8 254 84 32.9 1,182 674 57.0
      Outside principal cities 13,884 1,325 9.5 11,464 705 6.1 597 79 13.3 1,823 541 29.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,459 387 15.7 1,967 167 8.5 144 40 28.0 348 180 51.6
Midwest 27,097 4,404 16.3 21,533 2,190 10.2 1,467 351 23.9 4,097 1,863 45.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 20,277 2,966 14.6 16,238 1,482 9.1 1,073 224 20.8 2,966 1,261 42.5
      Inside principal cities 5,886 1,184 20.1 4,593 621 13.5 304 72 23.7 989 491 49.7
      Outside principal cities 14,391 1,782 12.4 11,645 860 7.4 770 152 19.7 1,977 770 39.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,820 1,438 21.1 5,295 708 13.4 394 127 32.3 1,132 602 53.2
South 40,970 8,279 20.2 32,265 4,525 14.0 2,114 623 29.5 6,590 3,131 47.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 33,324 6,523 19.6 26,286 3,601 13.7 1,649 472 28.6 5,388 2,450 45.5
      Inside principal cities 11,046 2,959 26.8 8,288 1,679 20.3 557 160 28.8 2,201 1,119 50.9
      Outside principal cities 22,278 3,564 16.0 17,999 1,922 10.7 1,092 312 28.5 3,187 1,330 41.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 7,646 1,756 23.0 5,979 924 15.5 465 151 32.5 1,202 681 56.7
West 29,956 6,559 21.9 23,478 3,863 16.5 1,654 433 26.2 4,824 2,263 46.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 27,209 5,933 21.8 21,290 3,521 16.5 1,538 409 26.6 4,381 2,004 45.7
      Inside principal cities 11,511 3,107 27.0 8,619 1,793 20.8 693 187 27.1 2,199 1,126 51.2
      Outside principal cities 15,698 2,826 18.0 12,671 1,728 13.6 845 221 26.2 2,182 877 40.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,747 626 22.8 2,188 343 15.7 116 24 20.8 443 259 58.5

Division (31)
 
New England
5,896 751 12.7 4,680 309 6.6 240 50 21.0 977 391 40.1
Middle Atlantic 14,744 2,227 15.1 11,612 1,071 9.2 756 153 20.3 2,377 1,003 42.2
East North Central 18,683 2,953 15.8 14,733 1,379 9.4 1,022 244 23.9 2,928 1,330 45.4
West North Central 8,414 1,451 17.2 6,800 811 11.9 445 107 23.9 1,169 534 45.6
South Atlantic 19,718 3,149 16.0 15,834 1,714 10.8 983 241 24.6 2,901 1,193 41.1
East South Central 6,481 1,349 20.8 5,118 648 12.7 317 157 49.6 1,045 544 52.1
West South Central 14,770 3,780 25.6 11,312 2,163 19.1 814 224 27.5 2,643 1,393 52.7
Mountain 9,993 2,063 20.6 7,962 1,179 14.8 486 120 24.7 1,545 764 49.4
Pacific 19,963 4,496 22.5 15,516 2,684 17.3 1,168 313 26.8 3,279 1,499 45.7

Poverty Footnotes


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