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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 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
153,666 39,798 25.9 113,271 18,973 16.8 8,363 2,849 34.1 32,031 17,976 56.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
130,502 32,824 25.2 96,104 15,629 16.3 7,062 2,354 33.3 27,337 14,841 54.3
      Inside principal cities 48,887 16,916 34.6 32,432 7,375 22.7 2,908 1,204 41.4 13,546 8,337 61.5
      Outside principal cities 81,615 15,908 19.5 63,671 8,254 13.0 4,154 1,150 27.7 13,791 6,505 47.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 23,164 6,974 30.1 17,168 3,344 19.5 1,302 496 38.1 4,695 3,134 66.8

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
26,561 5,785 21.8 19,503 2,419 12.4 1,362 442 32.5 5,696 2,924 51.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 23,978 5,229 21.8 17,458 2,155 12.3 1,208 375 31.0 5,312 2,699 50.8
      Inside principal cities 7,563 2,953 39.0 4,328 1,018 23.5 493 233 47.3 2,743 1,701 62.0
      Outside principal cities 16,415 2,277 13.9 13,131 1,137 8.7 715 142 19.8 2,569 998 38.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,583 556 21.5 2,044 264 12.9 154 67 43.8 384 224 58.4
Midwest 32,886 7,880 24.0 24,350 3,341 13.7 1,879 638 34.0 6,657 3,902 58.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 25,647 5,933 23.1 18,844 2,362 12.5 1,458 484 33.2 5,345 3,087 57.8
      Inside principal cities 9,205 3,116 33.8 5,947 1,099 18.5 602 275 45.7 2,656 1,742 65.6
      Outside principal cities 16,442 2,817 17.1 12,897 1,263 9.8 855 208 24.3 2,689 1,346 50.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 7,239 1,947 26.9 5,506 979 17.8 421 154 36.7 1,312 814 62.1
South 56,390 16,236 28.8 40,231 7,316 18.2 3,023 1,118 37.0 13,137 7,801 59.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 46,418 12,769 27.5 33,221 5,766 17.4 2,439 892 36.6 10,758 6,111 56.8
      Inside principal cities 16,934 6,276 37.1 10,950 2,619 23.9 938 378 40.3 5,047 3,280 65.0
      Outside principal cities 29,484 6,492 22.0 22,271 3,148 14.1 1,501 514 34.2 5,712 2,831 49.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 9,972 3,467 34.8 7,010 1,550 22.1 584 227 38.8 2,378 1,690 71.1
West 37,829 9,897 26.2 29,188 5,897 20.2 2,100 651 31.0 6,542 3,349 51.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,460 8,893 25.8 26,580 5,345 20.1 1,957 604 30.9 5,922 2,944 49.7
      Inside principal cities 15,185 4,571 30.1 11,208 2,640 23.6 875 318 36.3 3,101 1,614 52.1
      Outside principal cities 19,275 4,322 22.4 15,372 2,706 17.6 1,082 286 26.5 2,821 1,330 47.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,370 1,003 29.8 2,607 551 21.2 143 47 33.0 620 405 65.3

Division (31)
 
New England
6,907 1,240 18.0 5,269 470 8.9 308 91 29.4 1,330 679 51.1
Middle Atlantic 19,654 4,545 23.1 14,234 1,949 13.7 1,054 352 33.4 4,366 2,245 51.4
East North Central 23,146 5,704 24.6 16,758 2,231 13.3 1,351 480 35.5 5,038 2,993 59.4
West North Central 9,740 2,176 22.3 7,592 1,109 14.6 528 158 30.0 1,620 909 56.1
South Atlantic 28,521 7,138 25.0 20,315 2,981 14.7 1,480 488 32.9 6,727 3,669 54.6
East South Central 8,714 2,805 32.2 6,107 1,059 17.3 478 283 59.2 2,129 1,464 68.7
West South Central 19,155 6,292 32.8 13,809 3,276 23.7 1,065 348 32.7 4,281 2,668 62.3
Mountain 11,605 3,089 26.6 9,075 1,794 19.8 551 183 33.2 1,980 1,112 56.2
Pacific 26,224 6,808 26.0 20,113 4,103 20.4 1,549 468 30.2 4,562 2,237 49.0

Poverty Footnotes


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