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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, not Hispanic
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
88,978 14,106 15.9 72,349 7,464 10.3 4,391 1,173 26.7 12,238 5,470 44.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
71,346 9,960 14.0 58,375 5,267 9.0 3,422 830 24.3 9,550 3,862 40.4
      Inside principal cities 19,057 3,373 17.7 15,130 1,778 11.7 954 236 24.7 2,974 1,360 45.7
      Outside principal cities 52,289 6,586 12.6 43,245 3,490 8.1 2,468 595 24.1 6,576 2,502 38.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 17,632 4,146 23.5 13,974 2,196 15.7 969 343 35.3 2,688 1,608 59.8

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
17,121 2,192 12.8 14,319 1,272 8.9 744 159 21.3 2,058 761 37.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 14,729 1,724 11.7 12,396 1,045 8.4 606 107 17.6 1,727 572 33.1
      Inside principal cities 2,429 539 22.2 1,954 332 17.0 138 36 25.9 336 171 51.0
      Outside principal cities 12,300 1,184 9.6 10,442 713 6.8 467 71 15.1 1,391 401 28.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,392 468 19.6 1,923 228 11.8 139 52 37.7 330 188 57.0
Midwest 24,264 3,971 16.4 19,425 1,873 9.6 1,260 339 26.9 3,579 1,759 49.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 17,865 2,453 13.7 14,429 1,086 7.5 899 226 25.1 2,536 1,141 45.0
      Inside principal cities 4,715 807 17.1 3,749 357 9.5 210 61 29.0 756 389 51.4
      Outside principal cities 13,149 1,646 12.5 10,680 728 6.8 690 165 24.0 1,779 752 42.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,399 1,518 23.7 4,996 787 15.8 361 113 31.3 1,043 618 59.2
South 30,319 5,463 18.0 24,476 2,889 11.8 1,524 505 33.1 4,320 2,069 47.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 23,584 3,754 15.9 19,140 1,968 10.3 1,145 356 31.1 3,300 1,430 43.3
      Inside principal cities 6,309 1,172 18.6 4,938 592 12.0 290 87 29.9 1,080 493 45.7
      Outside principal cities 17,276 2,582 14.9 14,202 1,376 9.7 854 269 31.5 2,220 937 42.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,735 1,709 25.4 5,336 921 17.3 379 149 39.3 1,020 639 62.7
West 17,274 2,481 14.4 14,129 1,430 10.1 863 170 19.7 2,282 881 38.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,168 2,030 13.4 12,410 1,169 9.4 772 142 18.3 1,987 719 36.2
      Inside principal cities 5,605 856 15.3 4,488 496 11.1 315 52 16.7 801 307 38.3
      Outside principal cities 9,563 1,174 12.3 7,921 673 8.5 457 89 19.5 1,185 412 34.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,106 451 21.4 1,720 260 15.1 91 29 31.4 295 162 54.9

Division (31)
 
New England
5,267 603 11.4 4,344 281 6.5 212 56 26.6 710 265 37.3
Middle Atlantic 11,854 1,589 13.4 9,975 991 9.9 532 102 19.3 1,348 496 36.8
East North Central 16,512 2,570 15.6 13,110 1,092 8.3 849 228 26.9 2,552 1,250 49.0
West North Central 7,753 1,401 18.1 6,315 781 12.4 412 111 26.9 1,026 509 49.6
South Atlantic 16,332 2,665 16.3 13,231 1,427 10.8 827 233 28.2 2,274 1,006 44.2
East South Central 6,134 1,455 23.7 4,881 738 15.1 296 157 52.9 957 561 58.6
West South Central 7,854 1,342 17.1 6,364 724 11.4 401 115 28.7 1,089 503 46.2
Mountain 6,976 1,095 15.7 5,796 665 11.5 324 70 21.6 855 359 42.0
Pacific 10,298 1,385 13.5 8,333 764 9.2 538 100 18.6 1,427 521 36.5

Poverty Footnotes


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