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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)

Black alone
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
21,672 11,437 52.8 9,551 2,730 28.6 1,403 795 56.7 10,719 7,912 73.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
19,663 10,082 51.3 8,720 2,347 26.9 1,308 732 55.9 9,636 7,003 72.7
      Inside principal cities 10,768 6,301 58.5 3,989 1,217 30.5 782 495 63.3 5,997 4,589 76.5
      Outside principal cities 8,895 3,781 42.5 4,730 1,130 23.9 526 236 44.9 3,639 2,415 66.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,009 1,356 67.5 831 383 46.1 94 64 67.5 1,083 909 83.9

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
3,799 1,907 50.2 1,533 370 24.1 272 144 53.0 1,995 1,393 69.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,752 1,884 50.2 1,510 362 24.0 264 137 51.8 1,978 1,385 70.1
      Inside principal cities 2,492 1,379 55.3 905 267 29.5 177 101 57.3 1,410 1,011 71.7
      Outside principal cities 1,259 505 40.1 605 95 15.6 88 36 40.6 567 375 66.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 48 23 (B) 23 8 (B) 7 7 (B) 17 8 (B)
Midwest 3,904 2,383 61.0 1,495 574 38.4 295 193 65.5 2,114 1,616 76.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,772 2,280 60.5 1,422 525 36.9 292 190 65.1 2,057 1,565 76.1
      Inside principal cities 2,532 1,674 66.1 800 327 40.9 246 178 72.4 1,486 1,169 78.7
      Outside principal cities 1,239 606 48.9 623 199 31.9 46 12 (B) 571 395 69.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 132 103 77.8 73 48 (B) 3 3 (B) 57 51 (B)
South 11,928 6,274 52.6 5,339 1,424 26.7 716 395 55.2 5,872 4,454 75.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,161 5,081 50.0 4,649 1,126 24.2 633 343 54.1 4,879 3,612 74.0
      Inside principal cities 4,659 2,749 59.0 1,699 441 25.9 320 187 58.6 2,640 2,121 80.4
      Outside principal cities 5,502 2,331 42.4 2,950 685 23.2 313 155 49.6 2,239 1,490 66.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,767 1,193 67.5 690 298 43.2 83 53 63.1 994 843 84.8
West 2,041 874 42.8 1,184 362 30.6 120 63 52.4 737 449 60.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,980 837 42.3 1,139 333 29.3 119 62 52.0 722 441 61.1
      Inside principal cities 1,086 498 45.9 585 182 31.1 40 29 (B) 460 287 62.4
      Outside principal cities 894 339 37.9 553 151 27.3 79 33 41.9 262 154 58.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 62 37 (B) 45 29 (B) 1 1 (B) 15 7 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
545 275 50.5 236 56 23.8 48 26 (B) 262 193 73.7
Middle Atlantic 3,254 1,631 50.1 1,297 313 24.2 224 118 52.7 1,733 1,200 69.3
East North Central 3,221 2,048 63.6 1,125 456 40.6 259 168 65.0 1,837 1,423 77.4
West North Central 683 336 49.2 370 117 31.7 36 25 (B) 277 193 69.9
South Atlantic 7,070 3,393 48.0 3,190 727 22.8 426 219 51.3 3,454 2,448 70.9
East South Central 1,970 1,234 62.6 804 265 33.0 131 95 72.8 1,035 873 84.4
West South Central 2,888 1,647 57.0 1,345 432 32.1 160 81 51.1 1,384 1,133 81.9
Mountain 478 216 45.3 301 106 35.3 16 6 (B) 160 104 64.6
Pacific 1,564 658 42.1 882 256 29.0 104 57 54.5 577 345 59.8

Poverty Footnotes


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