Skip Main Navigation Skip To Navigation Content
Current Population Survey (CPS)
A joint effort between the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau

Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


There is also additional background information for this table group.

Contents for Table

POV43: Region, Division and Type of Residence -- Poverty Status for People in Families With Related Children Under 18 by Family Structure: 2008

For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see www.census.gov/apsd/techdoc/cps/cpsmar09.pdf [PDF].

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 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
153,666 50,721 33.0 113,271 26,229 23.2 8,363 3,724 44.5 32,031 20,768 64.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
130,502 41,790 32.0 96,104 21,467 22.3 7,062 3,060 43.3 27,337 17,263 63.1
      Inside principal cities 48,887 20,784 42.5 32,432 9,737 30.0 2,908 1,547 53.2 13,546 9,500 70.1
      Outside principal cities 81,615 21,006 25.7 63,671 11,730 18.4 4,154 1,513 36.4 13,791 7,763 56.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 23,164 8,931 38.6 17,168 4,762 27.7 1,302 664 51.0 4,695 3,505 74.7

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
26,561 7,294 27.5 19,503 3,276 16.8 1,362 562 41.3 5,696 3,456 60.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 23,978 6,617 27.6 17,458 2,920 16.7 1,208 486 40.2 5,312 3,211 60.5
      Inside principal cities 7,563 3,458 45.7 4,328 1,243 28.7 493 281 56.9 2,743 1,934 70.5
      Outside principal cities 16,415 3,159 19.2 13,131 1,677 12.8 715 205 28.7 2,569 1,277 49.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,583 677 26.2 2,044 356 17.4 154 76 49.5 384 245 63.7
Midwest 32,886 10,051 30.6 24,350 4,744 19.5 1,879 832 44.3 6,657 4,475 67.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 25,647 7,468 29.1 18,844 3,310 17.6 1,458 627 43.0 5,345 3,531 66.1
      Inside principal cities 9,205 3,785 41.1 5,947 1,450 24.4 602 351 58.2 2,656 1,984 74.7
      Outside principal cities 16,442 3,682 22.4 12,897 1,859 14.4 855 277 32.4 2,689 1,546 57.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 7,239 2,584 35.7 5,506 1,434 26.1 421 205 48.6 1,312 944 72.0
South 56,390 20,692 36.7 40,231 10,294 25.6 3,023 1,498 49.5 13,137 8,900 67.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 46,418 16,310 35.1 33,221 8,097 24.4 2,439 1,172 48.1 10,758 7,041 65.4
      Inside principal cities 16,934 7,675 45.3 10,950 3,504 32.0 938 496 52.9 5,047 3,675 72.8
      Outside principal cities 29,484 8,635 29.3 22,271 4,592 20.6 1,501 677 45.1 5,712 3,367 58.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 9,972 4,382 43.9 7,010 2,197 31.3 584 325 55.7 2,378 1,859 78.2
West 37,829 12,684 33.5 29,188 7,915 27.1 2,100 832 39.6 6,542 3,937 60.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,460 11,395 33.1 26,580 7,141 26.9 1,957 774 39.6 5,922 3,480 58.8
      Inside principal cities 15,185 5,866 38.6 11,208 3,539 31.6 875 420 48.0 3,101 1,906 61.5
      Outside principal cities 19,275 5,530 28.7 15,372 3,602 23.4 1,082 354 32.7 2,821 1,574 55.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,370 1,289 38.2 2,607 774 29.7 143 58 40.6 620 457 73.7

Division (31)
 
New England
6,907 1,546 22.4 5,269 642 12.2 308 125 40.5 1,330 779 58.6
Middle Atlantic 19,654 5,748 29.2 14,234 2,634 18.5 1,054 437 41.5 4,366 2,677 61.3
East North Central 23,146 7,258 31.4 16,758 3,195 19.1 1,351 630 46.6 5,038 3,433 68.1
West North Central 9,740 2,794 28.7 7,592 1,549 20.4 528 202 38.3 1,620 1,042 64.3
South Atlantic 28,521 9,134 32.0 20,315 4,203 20.7 1,480 688 46.5 6,727 4,244 63.1
East South Central 8,714 3,522 40.4 6,107 1,580 25.9 478 314 65.8 2,129 1,628 76.5
West South Central 19,155 8,035 41.9 13,809 4,511 32.7 1,065 496 46.6 4,281 3,028 70.7
Mountain 11,605 3,913 33.7 9,075 2,418 26.6 551 213 38.8 1,980 1,282 64.7
Pacific 26,224 8,771 33.4 20,113 5,497 27.3 1,549 619 39.9 4,562 2,655 58.2

Poverty Footnotes


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Contact: Demographic Call Center Staff at 301-763-2422 or 1-866-758-1060 (toll free)