U.S. Department of Commerce
Current Population Survey (CPS)
A joint effort between the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau

Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


There is also additional background information for this table group.

Contents for Table

POV43: Region, Division and Type of Residence -- Poverty Status for People in Families With Related Children Under 18 by Family Structure: 2008

For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see www.census.gov/apsd/techdoc/cps/cpsmar09.pdf [PDF].

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, not Hispanic
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
88,978 21,064 23.7 72,349 12,430 17.2 4,391 1,752 39.9 12,238 6,882 56.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
71,346 15,034 21.1 58,375 8,830 15.1 3,422 1,251 36.6 9,550 4,953 51.9
      Inside principal cities 19,057 4,738 24.9 15,130 2,652 17.5 954 376 39.4 2,974 1,711 57.5
      Outside principal cities 52,289 10,296 19.7 43,245 6,178 14.3 2,468 876 35.5 6,576 3,242 49.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 17,632 6,030 34.2 13,974 3,600 25.8 969 501 51.7 2,688 1,929 71.8

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
17,121 3,287 19.2 14,319 2,066 14.4 744 246 33.1 2,058 975 47.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 14,729 2,630 17.9 12,396 1,693 13.7 606 184 30.3 1,727 754 43.6
      Inside principal cities 2,429 703 29.0 1,954 452 23.1 138 61 44.0 336 191 56.7
      Outside principal cities 12,300 1,927 15.7 10,442 1,241 11.9 467 123 26.3 1,391 563 40.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,392 657 27.5 1,923 373 19.4 139 63 45.1 330 221 67.0
Midwest 24,264 5,975 24.6 19,425 3,198 16.5 1,260 515 40.9 3,579 2,262 63.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 17,865 3,719 20.8 14,429 1,911 13.2 899 329 36.6 2,536 1,479 58.3
      Inside principal cities 4,715 1,167 24.7 3,749 563 15.0 210 80 37.9 756 524 69.3
      Outside principal cities 13,149 2,553 19.4 10,680 1,348 12.6 690 250 36.2 1,779 955 53.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,399 2,256 35.2 4,996 1,287 25.8 361 186 51.5 1,043 783 75.1
South 30,319 8,011 26.4 24,476 4,784 19.5 1,524 721 47.3 4,320 2,506 58.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 23,584 5,558 23.6 19,140 3,272 17.1 1,145 507 44.3 3,300 1,779 53.9
      Inside principal cities 6,309 1,609 25.5 4,938 878 17.8 290 129 44.6 1,080 602 55.7
      Outside principal cities 17,276 3,948 22.9 14,202 2,394 16.9 854 377 44.2 2,220 1,177 53.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,735 2,453 36.4 5,336 1,512 28.3 379 214 56.5 1,020 727 71.3
West 17,274 3,791 21.9 14,129 2,381 16.9 863 270 31.3 2,282 1,139 49.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,168 3,126 20.6 12,410 1,953 15.7 772 232 30.0 1,987 941 47.4
      Inside principal cities 5,605 1,259 22.5 4,488 759 16.9 315 106 33.6 801 394 49.1
      Outside principal cities 9,563 1,868 19.5 7,921 1,194 15.1 457 126 27.5 1,185 548 46.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,106 665 31.6 1,720 428 24.9 91 39 42.4 295 198 67.0

Division (31)
 
New England
5,267 876 16.6 4,344 459 10.6 212 83 38.9 710 334 47.0
Middle Atlantic 11,854 2,411 20.3 9,975 1,606 16.1 532 164 30.7 1,348 641 47.6
East North Central 16,512 3,973 24.1 13,110 1,994 15.2 849 363 42.8 2,552 1,615 63.3
West North Central 7,753 2,003 25.8 6,315 1,204 19.1 412 152 36.9 1,026 646 63.0
South Atlantic 16,332 4,001 24.5 13,231 2,418 18.3 827 361 43.7 2,274 1,222 53.8
East South Central 6,134 2,067 33.7 4,881 1,206 24.7 296 185 62.5 957 676 70.6
West South Central 7,854 1,943 24.7 6,364 1,160 18.2 401 175 43.6 1,089 608 55.8
Mountain 6,976 1,686 24.2 5,796 1,141 19.7 324 96 29.6 855 449 52.6
Pacific 10,298 2,105 20.4 8,333 1,240 14.9 538 174 32.4 1,427 690 48.3

Poverty Footnotes


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Contact: Demographic Call Center Staff at 301-763-2422 or 1-866-758-1060 (toll free)