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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 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)

White alone, not Hispanic
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
88,978 18,940 21.3 72,349 10,863 15.0 4,391 1,583 36.0 12,238 6,493 53.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
71,346 13,466 18.9 58,375 7,658 13.1 3,422 1,146 33.5 9,550 4,662 48.8
      Inside principal cities 19,057 4,354 22.8 15,130 2,368 15.7 954 352 36.9 2,974 1,635 55.0
      Outside principal cities 52,289 9,111 17.4 43,245 5,289 12.2 2,468 795 32.2 6,576 3,027 46.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 17,632 5,474 31.0 13,974 3,205 22.9 969 437 45.1 2,688 1,832 68.1

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
17,121 2,944 17.2 14,319 1,791 12.5 744 226 30.4 2,058 927 45.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 14,729 2,361 16.0 12,396 1,478 11.9 606 165 27.2 1,727 718 41.6
      Inside principal cities 2,429 656 27.0 1,954 407 20.9 138 59 42.3 336 190 56.5
      Outside principal cities 12,300 1,705 13.9 10,442 1,070 10.2 467 106 22.7 1,391 528 38.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,392 583 24.4 1,923 314 16.3 139 61 44.1 330 208 63.1
Midwest 24,264 5,372 22.1 19,425 2,805 14.4 1,260 448 35.6 3,579 2,119 59.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 17,865 3,326 18.6 14,429 1,641 11.4 899 295 32.8 2,536 1,391 54.9
      Inside principal cities 4,715 1,061 22.5 3,749 487 13.0 210 79 37.5 756 496 65.5
      Outside principal cities 13,149 2,265 17.2 10,680 1,154 10.8 690 216 31.3 1,779 895 50.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,399 2,046 32.0 4,996 1,164 23.3 361 154 42.6 1,043 728 69.8
South 30,319 7,257 23.9 24,476 4,211 17.2 1,524 667 43.8 4,320 2,380 55.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 23,584 5,012 21.3 19,140 2,857 14.9 1,145 480 42.0 3,300 1,675 50.7
      Inside principal cities 6,309 1,485 23.5 4,938 787 15.9 290 123 42.3 1,080 575 53.2
      Outside principal cities 17,276 3,527 20.4 14,202 2,070 14.6 854 358 41.8 2,220 1,100 49.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,735 2,245 33.3 5,336 1,354 25.4 379 187 49.3 1,020 705 69.1
West 17,274 3,366 19.5 14,129 2,056 14.6 863 241 28.0 2,282 1,068 46.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,168 2,767 18.2 12,410 1,683 13.6 772 206 26.7 1,987 878 44.2
      Inside principal cities 5,605 1,152 20.6 4,488 687 15.3 315 91 29.0 801 374 46.7
      Outside principal cities 9,563 1,614 16.9 7,921 996 12.6 457 115 25.1 1,185 504 42.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,106 599 28.5 1,720 374 21.7 91 35 38.7 295 190 64.5

Division (31)
 
New England
5,267 806 15.3 4,344 413 9.5 212 78 36.5 710 316 44.5
Middle Atlantic 11,854 2,138 18.0 9,975 1,379 13.8 532 148 27.9 1,348 610 45.3
East North Central 16,512 3,557 21.5 13,110 1,731 13.2 849 314 37.0 2,552 1,512 59.2
West North Central 7,753 1,815 23.4 6,315 1,073 17.0 412 135 32.8 1,026 607 59.1
South Atlantic 16,332 3,608 22.1 13,231 2,100 15.9 827 340 41.1 2,274 1,168 51.3
East South Central 6,134 1,894 30.9 4,881 1,076 22.1 296 173 58.5 957 644 67.3
West South Central 7,854 1,756 22.4 6,364 1,034 16.2 401 154 38.4 1,089 568 52.2
Mountain 6,976 1,498 21.5 5,796 985 17.0 324 85 26.2 855 428 50.0
Pacific 10,298 1,868 18.1 8,333 1,071 12.9 538 157 29.1 1,427 640 44.9

Poverty Footnotes


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