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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 alone
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
118,664 26,669 22.5 93,568 14,999 16.0 6,231 1,919 30.8 18,865 9,752 51.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
98,991 21,556 21.8 78,139 12,231 15.7 5,112 1,513 29.6 15,740 7,812 49.6
      Inside principal cities 32,740 9,919 30.3 24,361 5,548 22.8 1,808 630 34.9 6,571 3,741 56.9
      Outside principal cities 66,251 11,637 17.6 53,778 6,683 12.4 3,304 883 26.7 9,169 4,071 44.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 19,672 5,113 26.0 15,429 2,767 17.9 1,119 406 36.3 3,125 1,940 62.1

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
20,641 3,647 17.7 16,292 1,781 10.9 996 259 26.0 3,353 1,607 47.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,182 3,141 17.3 14,325 1,538 10.7 852 202 23.7 3,005 1,402 46.6
      Inside principal cities 4,298 1,485 34.5 2,861 629 22.0 254 97 38.3 1,182 758 64.1
      Outside principal cities 13,884 1,657 11.9 11,464 909 7.9 597 104 17.4 1,823 644 35.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,459 505 20.6 1,967 243 12.3 144 58 40.0 348 205 59.0
Midwest 27,097 5,233 19.3 21,533 2,674 12.4 1,467 432 29.4 4,097 2,127 51.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 20,277 3,518 17.3 16,238 1,784 11.0 1,073 294 27.4 2,966 1,440 48.6
      Inside principal cities 5,886 1,358 23.1 4,593 725 15.8 304 97 32.0 989 535 54.1
      Outside principal cities 14,391 2,160 15.0 11,645 1,059 9.1 770 196 25.5 1,977 905 45.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,820 1,715 25.2 5,295 890 16.8 394 138 35.1 1,132 688 60.8
South 40,970 9,990 24.4 32,265 5,786 17.9 2,114 719 34.0 6,590 3,485 52.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 33,324 7,819 23.5 26,286 4,564 17.4 1,649 541 32.8 5,388 2,714 50.4
      Inside principal cities 11,046 3,499 31.7 8,288 2,056 24.8 557 193 34.6 2,201 1,250 56.8
      Outside principal cities 22,278 4,320 19.4 17,999 2,508 13.9 1,092 348 31.9 3,187 1,464 45.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 7,646 2,171 28.4 5,979 1,222 20.4 465 178 38.2 1,202 771 64.2
West 29,956 7,799 26.0 23,478 4,758 20.3 1,654 509 30.8 4,824 2,532 52.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 27,209 7,078 26.0 21,290 4,345 20.4 1,538 477 31.0 4,381 2,257 51.5
      Inside principal cities 11,511 3,578 31.1 8,619 2,137 24.8 693 242 35.0 2,199 1,199 54.5
      Outside principal cities 15,698 3,500 22.3 12,671 2,208 17.4 845 234 27.7 2,182 1,058 48.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,747 721 26.2 2,188 413 18.9 116 32 27.7 443 275 62.2

Division (31)
 
New England
5,896 900 15.3 4,680 368 7.9 240 60 25.0 977 472 48.4
Middle Atlantic 14,744 2,746 18.6 11,612 1,413 12.2 756 199 26.4 2,377 1,135 47.7
East North Central 18,683 3,532 18.9 14,733 1,712 11.6 1,022 314 30.7 2,928 1,507 51.5
West North Central 8,414 1,701 20.2 6,800 962 14.1 445 118 26.6 1,169 621 53.1
South Atlantic 19,718 3,865 19.6 15,834 2,226 14.1 983 294 29.9 2,901 1,345 46.4
East South Central 6,481 1,653 25.5 5,118 851 16.6 317 170 53.6 1,045 632 60.4
West South Central 14,770 4,472 30.3 11,312 2,709 23.9 814 255 31.3 2,643 1,508 57.1
Mountain 9,993 2,515 25.2 7,962 1,504 18.9 486 152 31.4 1,545 859 55.6
Pacific 19,963 5,284 26.5 15,516 3,254 21.0 1,168 356 30.5 3,279 1,674 51.0

Poverty Footnotes


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