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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)

Black alone
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
21,672 11,988 55.3 9,551 3,021 31.6 1,403 820 58.5 10,719 8,147 76.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
19,663 10,598 53.9 8,720 2,611 29.9 1,308 756 57.8 9,636 7,230 75.0
      Inside principal cities 10,768 6,548 60.8 3,989 1,308 32.8 782 503 64.3 5,997 4,736 79.0
      Outside principal cities 8,895 4,050 45.5 4,730 1,303 27.5 526 253 48.1 3,639 2,494 68.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,009 1,390 69.2 831 410 49.3 94 64 67.5 1,083 917 84.7

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
3,799 1,962 51.6 1,533 415 27.1 272 144 53.0 1,995 1,403 70.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,752 1,940 51.7 1,510 407 27.0 264 137 51.8 1,978 1,395 70.6
      Inside principal cities 2,492 1,406 56.4 905 284 31.4 177 101 57.3 1,410 1,020 72.3
      Outside principal cities 1,259 534 42.4 605 123 20.4 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 2,492 63.8 1,495 606 40.5 295 197 66.9 2,114 1,689 79.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,772 2,386 63.3 1,422 554 39.0 292 194 66.5 2,057 1,638 79.6
      Inside principal cities 2,532 1,727 68.2 800 327 40.9 246 182 74.0 1,486 1,218 81.9
      Outside principal cities 1,239 659 53.2 623 227 36.5 46 12 (B) 571 420 73.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 132 106 79.9 73 51 (B) 3 3 (B) 57 51 (B)
South 11,928 6,608 55.4 5,339 1,597 29.9 716 416 58.1 5,872 4,595 78.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,161 5,382 53.0 4,649 1,274 27.4 633 364 57.4 4,879 3,744 76.8
      Inside principal cities 4,659 2,883 61.9 1,699 490 28.8 320 191 59.8 2,640 2,202 83.4
      Outside principal cities 5,502 2,499 45.4 2,950 785 26.6 313 172 55.0 2,239 1,542 68.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,767 1,225 69.3 690 322 46.7 83 53 63.1 994 850 85.6
West 2,041 927 45.4 1,184 404 34.1 120 63 52.4 737 460 62.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,980 890 44.9 1,139 375 32.9 119 62 52.0 722 453 62.7
      Inside principal cities 1,086 532 49.0 585 207 35.4 40 29 (B) 460 296 64.3
      Outside principal cities 894 358 40.0 553 168 30.3 79 33 41.9 262 157 60.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 62 37 (B) 45 29 (B) 1 1 (B) 15 7 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
545 283 51.9 236 64 27.2 48 26 (B) 262 193 73.7
Middle Atlantic 3,254 1,679 51.6 1,297 351 27.1 224 118 52.7 1,733 1,210 69.8
East North Central 3,221 2,132 66.2 1,125 470 41.8 259 172 66.6 1,837 1,490 81.1
West North Central 683 359 52.7 370 135 36.6 36 25 (B) 277 199 72.0
South Atlantic 7,070 3,589 50.8 3,190 827 25.9 426 239 56.2 3,454 2,523 73.0
East South Central 1,970 1,282 65.1 804 282 35.1 131 95 72.8 1,035 905 87.4
West South Central 2,888 1,737 60.1 1,345 488 36.3 160 81 51.1 1,384 1,167 84.4
Mountain 478 227 47.5 301 113 37.5 16 6 (B) 160 108 67.1
Pacific 1,564 700 44.8 882 291 33.0 104 57 54.5 577 352 61.1

Poverty Footnotes


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