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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)

White A.O.I.C.
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
122,093 27,737 22.7 95,844 15,459 16.1 6,442 2,008 31.2 19,807 10,270 51.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
101,957 22,426 22.0 80,144 12,608 15.7 5,295 1,592 30.1 16,518 8,226 49.8
      Inside principal cities 34,039 10,395 30.5 25,158 5,732 22.8 1,903 680 35.7 6,978 3,983 57.1
      Outside principal cities 67,918 12,031 17.7 54,986 6,876 12.5 3,392 912 26.9 9,539 4,243 44.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 20,136 5,311 26.4 15,699 2,851 18.2 1,147 416 36.3 3,290 2,043 62.1

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
21,055 3,816 18.1 16,545 1,848 11.2 1,041 291 28.0 3,468 1,677 48.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,545 3,292 17.7 14,547 1,598 11.0 895 231 25.8 3,103 1,462 47.1
      Inside principal cities 4,410 1,556 35.3 2,905 645 22.2 283 118 41.7 1,223 793 64.9
      Outside principal cities 14,135 1,736 12.3 11,642 953 8.2 612 114 18.5 1,880 669 35.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,510 525 20.9 1,998 249 12.5 146 60 41.0 365 215 58.9
Midwest 27,815 5,516 19.8 21,916 2,756 12.6 1,521 456 30.0 4,378 2,304 52.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 20,895 3,761 18.0 16,572 1,849 11.2 1,123 316 28.1 3,201 1,596 49.9
      Inside principal cities 6,190 1,499 24.2 4,727 747 15.8 333 112 33.7 1,131 640 56.6
      Outside principal cities 14,705 2,262 15.4 11,845 1,102 9.3 790 204 25.8 2,070 956 46.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,920 1,755 25.4 5,344 907 17.0 399 140 35.1 1,177 708 60.1
South 41,992 10,371 24.7 32,946 5,986 18.2 2,172 740 34.1 6,874 3,645 53.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,144 8,087 23.7 26,860 4,717 17.6 1,692 557 32.9 5,593 2,813 50.3
      Inside principal cities 11,413 3,664 32.1 8,529 2,155 25.3 578 201 34.7 2,306 1,309 56.8
      Outside principal cities 22,732 4,423 19.5 18,330 2,562 14.0 1,114 357 32.0 3,287 1,504 45.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 7,847 2,284 29.1 6,086 1,269 20.9 480 183 38.2 1,281 832 64.9
West 31,231 8,033 25.7 24,436 4,869 19.9 1,708 520 30.5 5,087 2,643 52.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 28,373 7,286 25.7 22,166 4,444 20.0 1,585 487 30.7 4,621 2,355 51.0
      Inside principal cities 12,026 3,676 30.6 8,997 2,185 24.3 710 249 35.1 2,319 1,241 53.5
      Outside principal cities 16,347 3,610 22.1 13,169 2,258 17.2 876 238 27.2 2,302 1,114 48.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,859 747 26.1 2,270 426 18.8 122 33 27.0 466 288 61.9

Division (31)
 
New England
5,970 922 15.4 4,722 370 7.8 254 71 27.8 993 481 48.4
Middle Atlantic 15,085 2,895 19.2 11,823 1,477 12.5 787 221 28.0 2,475 1,197 48.3
East North Central 19,168 3,738 19.5 14,977 1,765 11.8 1,065 333 31.3 3,126 1,640 52.5
West North Central 8,647 1,778 20.6 6,939 991 14.3 456 123 27.0 1,252 664 53.0
South Atlantic 20,160 4,024 20.0 16,107 2,303 14.3 1,005 300 29.9 3,048 1,421 46.6
East South Central 6,605 1,704 25.8 5,202 869 16.7 333 181 54.3 1,070 655 61.2
West South Central 15,226 4,642 30.5 11,637 2,815 24.2 834 259 31.0 2,756 1,569 56.9
Mountain 10,277 2,575 25.1 8,177 1,525 18.7 488 153 31.4 1,611 897 55.7
Pacific 20,954 5,458 26.0 16,259 3,344 20.6 1,219 367 30.1 3,476 1,746 50.2

Poverty Footnotes


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