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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 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
153,666 47,733 31.1 113,271 24,146 21.3 8,363 3,514 42.0 32,031 20,073 62.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
130,502 39,369 30.2 96,104 19,809 20.6 7,062 2,882 40.8 27,337 16,677 61.0
      Inside principal cities 48,887 19,884 40.7 32,432 9,173 28.3 2,908 1,459 50.2 13,546 9,251 68.3
      Outside principal cities 81,615 19,485 23.9 63,671 10,636 16.7 4,154 1,423 34.3 13,791 7,426 53.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 23,164 8,364 36.1 17,168 4,337 25.3 1,302 631 48.5 4,695 3,396 72.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
26,561 6,813 25.7 19,503 2,978 15.3 1,362 527 38.7 5,696 3,308 58.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 23,978 6,177 25.8 17,458 2,653 15.2 1,208 452 37.4 5,312 3,072 57.8
      Inside principal cities 7,563 3,304 43.7 4,328 1,159 26.8 493 271 55.0 2,743 1,874 68.3
      Outside principal cities 16,415 2,873 17.5 13,131 1,494 11.4 715 181 25.3 2,569 1,198 46.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,583 636 24.6 2,044 325 15.9 154 75 48.9 384 236 61.5
Midwest 32,886 9,446 28.7 24,350 4,330 17.8 1,879 788 42.0 6,657 4,327 65.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 25,647 7,053 27.5 18,844 3,035 16.1 1,458 598 41.0 5,345 3,419 64.0
      Inside principal cities 9,205 3,655 39.7 5,947 1,400 23.5 602 339 56.3 2,656 1,916 72.2
      Outside principal cities 16,442 3,398 20.7 12,897 1,635 12.7 855 259 30.3 2,689 1,503 55.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 7,239 2,393 33.1 5,506 1,295 23.5 421 190 45.2 1,312 908 69.2
South 56,390 19,522 34.6 40,231 9,449 23.5 3,023 1,438 47.6 13,137 8,636 65.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 46,418 15,399 33.2 33,221 7,438 22.4 2,439 1,128 46.3 10,758 6,834 63.5
      Inside principal cities 16,934 7,361 43.5 10,950 3,276 29.9 938 476 50.7 5,047 3,609 71.5
      Outside principal cities 29,484 8,038 27.3 22,271 4,161 18.7 1,501 652 43.4 5,712 3,224 56.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 9,972 4,123 41.3 7,010 2,011 28.7 584 310 53.0 2,378 1,803 75.8
West 37,829 11,951 31.6 29,188 7,390 25.3 2,100 760 36.2 6,542 3,801 58.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,460 10,740 31.2 26,580 6,683 25.1 1,957 704 36.0 5,922 3,353 56.6
      Inside principal cities 15,185 5,564 36.6 11,208 3,338 29.8 875 374 42.7 3,101 1,852 59.7
      Outside principal cities 19,275 5,176 26.9 15,372 3,346 21.8 1,082 330 30.5 2,821 1,501 53.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,370 1,211 35.9 2,607 707 27.1 143 56 39.6 620 448 72.3

Division (31)
 
New England
6,907 1,446 20.9 5,269 588 11.2 308 118 38.1 1,330 740 55.7
Middle Atlantic 19,654 5,367 27.3 14,234 2,389 16.8 1,054 410 38.9 4,366 2,568 58.8
East North Central 23,146 6,824 29.5 16,758 2,898 17.3 1,351 602 44.6 5,038 3,323 66.0
West North Central 9,740 2,622 26.9 7,592 1,432 18.9 528 186 35.3 1,620 1,004 62.0
South Atlantic 28,521 8,579 30.1 20,315 3,831 18.9 1,480 658 44.5 6,727 4,090 60.8
East South Central 8,714 3,371 38.7 6,107 1,471 24.1 478 303 63.4 2,129 1,596 75.0
West South Central 19,155 7,573 39.5 13,809 4,147 30.0 1,065 477 44.8 4,281 2,950 68.9
Mountain 11,605 3,709 32.0 9,075 2,264 24.9 551 210 38.1 1,980 1,235 62.4
Pacific 26,224 8,243 31.4 20,113 5,126 25.5 1,549 550 35.5 4,562 2,566 56.3

Poverty Footnotes


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