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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 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6)

White alone
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
118,664 38,113 32.1 93,568 23,348 25.0 6,231 2,811 45.1 18,865 11,954 63.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
98,991 30,736 31.0 78,139 18,904 24.2 5,112 2,196 43.0 15,740 9,636 61.2
      Inside principal cities 32,740 13,291 40.6 24,361 7,864 32.3 1,808 914 50.6 6,571 4,513 68.7
      Outside principal cities 66,251 17,445 26.3 53,778 11,039 20.5 3,304 1,282 38.8 9,169 5,123 55.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 19,672 7,377 37.5 15,429 4,444 28.8 1,119 615 54.9 3,125 2,318 74.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
20,641 5,217 25.3 16,292 2,858 17.5 996 381 38.3 3,353 1,978 59.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,182 4,513 24.8 14,325 2,461 17.2 852 314 36.8 3,005 1,739 57.9
      Inside principal cities 4,298 1,845 42.9 2,861 856 29.9 254 129 50.8 1,182 860 72.7
      Outside principal cities 13,884 2,668 19.2 11,464 1,604 14.0 597 185 30.9 1,823 879 48.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,459 704 28.6 1,967 397 20.2 144 68 47.1 348 239 68.6
Midwest 27,097 7,660 28.3 21,533 4,314 20.0 1,467 643 43.8 4,097 2,703 66.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 20,277 5,133 25.3 16,238 2,865 17.6 1,073 429 39.9 2,966 1,840 62.0
      Inside principal cities 5,886 1,914 32.5 4,593 1,061 23.1 304 143 47.1 989 710 71.8
      Outside principal cities 14,391 3,219 22.4 11,645 1,804 15.5 770 286 37.1 1,977 1,130 57.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,820 2,526 37.0 5,295 1,449 27.4 394 215 54.5 1,132 863 76.3
South 40,970 14,329 35.0 32,265 9,015 27.9 2,114 1,091 51.6 6,590 4,224 64.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 33,324 11,231 33.7 26,286 7,095 27.0 1,649 803 48.7 5,388 3,333 61.9
      Inside principal cities 11,046 4,723 42.8 8,288 2,907 35.1 557 310 55.7 2,201 1,506 68.4
      Outside principal cities 22,278 6,508 29.2 17,999 4,188 23.3 1,092 493 45.1 3,187 1,827 57.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 7,646 3,099 40.5 5,979 1,920 32.1 465 288 61.8 1,202 891 74.2
West 29,956 10,907 36.4 23,478 7,161 30.5 1,654 696 42.1 4,824 3,050 63.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 27,209 9,859 36.2 21,290 6,483 30.5 1,538 651 42.3 4,381 2,725 62.2
      Inside principal cities 11,511 4,809 41.8 8,619 3,040 35.3 693 332 47.9 2,199 1,437 65.4
      Outside principal cities 15,698 5,050 32.2 12,671 3,443 27.2 845 319 37.8 2,182 1,288 59.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,747 1,048 38.1 2,188 678 31.0 116 45 38.5 443 325 73.3

Division (31)
 
New England
5,896 1,249 21.2 4,680 593 12.7 240 90 37.6 977 565 57.9
Middle Atlantic 14,744 3,968 26.9 11,612 2,265 19.5 756 291 38.5 2,377 1,413 59.4
East North Central 18,683 5,250 28.1 14,733 2,841 19.3 1,022 478 46.7 2,928 1,931 65.9
West North Central 8,414 2,410 28.6 6,800 1,472 21.7 445 166 37.2 1,169 772 66.0
South Atlantic 19,718 5,728 29.0 15,834 3,613 22.8 983 457 46.5 2,901 1,659 57.2
East South Central 6,481 2,336 36.0 5,118 1,379 26.9 317 206 65.0 1,045 751 71.8
West South Central 14,770 6,265 42.4 11,312 4,023 35.6 814 428 52.5 2,643 1,814 68.6
Mountain 9,993 3,453 34.6 7,962 2,260 28.4 486 193 39.7 1,545 1,000 64.7
Pacific 19,963 7,454 37.3 15,516 4,901 31.6 1,168 503 43.0 3,279 2,050 62.5

Poverty Footnotes


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