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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 alone
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
7,366 1,793 24.3 6,303 1,323 21.0 298 124 41.6 765 345 45.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
7,167 1,691 23.6 6,159 1,262 20.5 288 115 39.9 720 314 43.6
      Inside principal cities 3,326 937 28.2 2,871 713 24.8 117 68 58.3 338 156 46.1
      Outside principal cities 3,841 754 19.6 3,288 549 16.7 171 47 27.4 382 158 41.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 199 103 51.4 144 61 42.8 11 9 (B) 45 32 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,532 380 24.8 1,302 304 23.4 42 20 (B) 188 56 29.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,523 377 24.8 1,294 302 23.4 42 20 (B) 187 55 29.3
      Inside principal cities 596 208 34.8 496 164 33.0 27 20 (B) 73 24 (B)
      Outside principal cities 927 170 18.3 798 139 17.4 15 0 (B) 114 31 27.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 9 2 (B) 8 2 (B) 0 0 (X) 1 1 (B)
Midwest 893 234 26.2 798 182 22.8 29 11 (B) 67 42 (B)
  Inside metro statistical areas 857 217 25.3 772 175 22.7 27 8 (B) 58 33 (B)
      Inside principal cities 427 159 37.1 393 133 33.8 12 8 (B) 22 17 (B)
      Outside principal cities 429 58 13.5 378 42 11.2 15 0 (B) 36 16 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 37 17 (B) 26 7 (B) 2 2 (B) 8 8 (B)
South 1,812 460 25.4 1,528 320 20.9 97 51 52.9 187 89 47.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,725 391 22.7 1,467 274 18.7 91 45 49.9 167 72 43.0
      Inside principal cities 726 179 24.7 645 146 22.7 26 12 (B) 55 21 (B)
      Outside principal cities 1,000 212 21.2 822 128 15.5 65 33 (B) 113 51 45.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 86 68 79.4 61 46 (B) 6 6 (B) 19 17 (B)
West 3,129 720 23.0 2,675 518 19.4 131 42 32.2 323 159 49.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,061 705 23.0 2,626 510 19.4 128 41 32.0 307 154 50.0
      Inside principal cities 1,576 391 24.8 1,337 270 20.2 52 27 (B) 188 94 50.1
      Outside principal cities 1,485 314 21.1 1,290 241 18.7 76 14 18.1 119 59 49.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 67 15 (B) 49 8 (B) 3 1 (B) 16 6 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
351 75 21.4 286 50 17.6 2 0 (B) 63 25 (B)
Middle Atlantic 1,181 304 25.8 1,016 254 25.0 39 20 (B) 125 31 24.5
East North Central 659 182 27.7 594 144 24.3 20 8 (B) 45 31 (B)
West North Central 235 51 21.9 204 38 18.5 9 3 (B) 22 11 (B)
South Atlantic 975 186 19.1 835 124 14.8 36 24 (B) 105 38 36.3
East South Central 101 33 32.9 77 19 24.8 11 11 (B) 13 4 (B)
West South Central 735 240 32.7 616 177 28.7 50 16 (B) 69 47 (B)
Mountain 303 87 28.7 262 65 24.9 11 3 (B) 30 19 (B)
Pacific 2,826 633 22.4 2,413 453 18.8 120 39 32.7 293 140 47.9

Poverty Footnotes


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