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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)

Asian A.O.I.C.
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
8,269 1,991 24.1 7,025 1,445 20.6 341 140 41.1 903 406 45.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
8,026 1,880 23.4 6,848 1,380 20.1 326 129 39.6 852 371 43.5
      Inside principal cities 3,707 1,043 28.1 3,165 781 24.7 129 72 55.8 413 190 46.0
      Outside principal cities 4,319 836 19.4 3,682 598 16.2 197 57 28.9 440 181 41.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 242 111 45.9 177 65 36.7 15 11 (B) 51 35 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,598 395 24.7 1,354 316 23.3 46 22 (B) 198 57 28.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,585 392 24.7 1,343 314 23.4 46 22 (B) 196 56 28.6
      Inside principal cities 617 213 34.5 508 169 33.2 27 20 (B) 81 24 29.4
      Outside principal cities 968 179 18.5 835 145 17.4 18 2 (B) 115 32 28.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12 3 (B) 11 2 (B) 0 0 (X) 1 1 (B)
Midwest 1,004 255 25.4 892 194 21.8 34 14 (B) 78 47 60.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 965 238 24.7 865 188 21.7 31 12 (B) 69 38 (B)
      Inside principal cities 472 168 35.6 427 136 31.8 13 9 (B) 31 23 (B)
      Outside principal cities 492 70 14.2 437 52 11.8 18 3 (B) 37 16 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 39 17 (B) 27 7 (B) 3 2 (B) 9 8 (B)
South 1,993 502 25.2 1,665 338 20.3 109 58 53.3 219 106 48.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,905 433 22.7 1,602 292 18.2 103 52 50.7 200 89 44.5
      Inside principal cities 790 201 25.4 695 159 22.9 33 13 (B) 62 28 (B)
      Outside principal cities 1,115 232 20.8 907 132 14.6 71 39 (B) 137 61 44.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 88 69 78.5 63 46 (B) 6 6 (B) 19 17 (B)
West 3,674 839 22.8 3,114 596 19.2 152 46 30.3 408 196 48.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,571 817 22.9 3,038 586 19.3 146 43 29.5 387 188 48.4
      Inside principal cities 1,828 462 25.3 1,535 317 20.7 56 29 (B) 238 115 48.4
      Outside principal cities 1,744 355 20.4 1,503 269 17.9 90 14 15.3 150 73 48.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 103 22 21.4 76 10 13.3 6 3 (B) 21 9 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
362 77 21.2 295 51 17.1 2 0 (B) 65 26 (B)
Middle Atlantic 1,235 318 25.7 1,059 265 25.1 43 22 (B) 133 31 23.0
East North Central 728 196 26.8 655 153 23.3 20 8 (B) 54 35 (B)
West North Central 275 60 21.7 237 42 17.6 14 7 (B) 24 11 (B)
South Atlantic 1,098 216 19.7 919 131 14.3 42 30 (B) 137 55 40.0
East South Central 112 36 32.0 89 22 24.7 11 11 (B) 13 4 (B)
West South Central 783 250 31.9 657 185 28.1 56 17 (B) 69 47 (B)
Mountain 371 102 27.5 317 68 21.6 11 3 (B) 43 31 (B)
Pacific 3,303 737 22.3 2,796 528 18.9 142 43 30.5 365 166 45.4

Poverty Footnotes


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