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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, not Hispanic
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
88,978 11,413 12.8 72,349 5,649 7.8 4,391 985 22.4 12,238 4,779 39.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
71,346 8,066 11.3 58,375 3,996 6.8 3,422 700 20.5 9,550 3,370 35.3
      Inside principal cities 19,057 2,820 14.8 15,130 1,404 9.3 954 196 20.5 2,974 1,220 41.0
      Outside principal cities 52,289 5,246 10.0 43,245 2,592 6.0 2,468 504 20.4 6,576 2,150 32.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 17,632 3,347 19.0 13,974 1,653 11.8 969 285 29.4 2,688 1,409 52.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
17,121 1,730 10.1 14,319 988 6.9 744 107 14.4 2,058 635 30.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 14,729 1,375 9.3 12,396 831 6.7 606 72 11.8 1,727 473 27.4
      Inside principal cities 2,429 451 18.5 1,954 283 14.5 138 22 16.0 336 145 43.1
      Outside principal cities 12,300 925 7.5 10,442 548 5.2 467 50 10.6 1,391 328 23.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,392 354 14.8 1,923 156 8.1 139 35 25.4 330 163 49.3
Midwest 24,264 3,355 13.8 19,425 1,524 7.8 1,260 290 23.0 3,579 1,540 43.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 17,865 2,097 11.7 14,429 907 6.3 899 188 20.9 2,536 1,002 39.5
      Inside principal cities 4,715 727 15.4 3,749 315 8.4 210 54 25.8 756 358 47.4
      Outside principal cities 13,149 1,370 10.4 10,680 592 5.5 690 134 19.5 1,779 644 36.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,399 1,257 19.6 4,996 618 12.4 361 102 28.2 1,043 538 51.6
South 30,319 4,371 14.4 24,476 2,106 8.6 1,524 440 28.9 4,320 1,825 42.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 23,584 3,007 12.7 19,140 1,424 7.4 1,145 315 27.5 3,300 1,267 38.4
      Inside principal cities 6,309 948 15.0 4,938 432 8.7 290 82 28.4 1,080 434 40.2
      Outside principal cities 17,276 2,058 11.9 14,202 992 7.0 854 233 27.3 2,220 833 37.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,735 1,365 20.3 5,336 682 12.8 379 125 33.0 1,020 557 54.7
West 17,274 1,957 11.3 14,129 1,031 7.3 863 148 17.1 2,282 778 34.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,168 1,586 10.5 12,410 834 6.7 772 125 16.1 1,987 628 31.6
      Inside principal cities 5,605 694 12.4 4,488 374 8.3 315 37 11.8 801 282 35.2
      Outside principal cities 9,563 893 9.3 7,921 460 5.8 457 87 19.1 1,185 346 29.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,106 371 17.6 1,720 197 11.5 91 23 25.4 295 151 51.1

Division (31)
 
New England
5,267 485 9.2 4,344 232 5.3 212 47 22.1 710 206 29.0
Middle Atlantic 11,854 1,245 10.5 9,975 756 7.6 532 60 11.3 1,348 430 31.9
East North Central 16,512 2,161 13.1 13,110 868 6.6 849 188 22.1 2,552 1,106 43.3
West North Central 7,753 1,193 15.4 6,315 657 10.4 412 102 24.8 1,026 434 42.3
South Atlantic 16,332 2,159 13.2 13,231 1,088 8.2 827 190 23.0 2,274 880 38.7
East South Central 6,134 1,170 19.1 4,881 548 11.2 296 144 48.6 957 478 50.0
West South Central 7,854 1,043 13.3 6,364 470 7.4 401 106 26.4 1,089 467 42.9
Mountain 6,976 838 12.0 5,796 466 8.0 324 55 16.9 855 317 37.1
Pacific 10,298 1,119 10.9 8,333 565 6.8 538 93 17.2 1,427 461 32.3

Poverty Footnotes


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