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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)

Asian alone
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
7,366 1,935 26.3 6,303 1,423 22.6 298 131 43.7 765 381 49.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
7,167 1,826 25.5 6,159 1,356 22.0 288 121 42.2 720 349 48.5
      Inside principal cities 3,326 1,015 30.5 2,871 776 27.0 117 68 58.3 338 171 50.7
      Outside principal cities 3,841 811 21.1 3,288 580 17.6 171 53 31.2 382 178 46.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 199 108 54.4 144 67 46.9 11 9 (B) 45 32 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,532 414 27.1 1,302 321 24.6 42 27 (B) 188 67 35.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,523 411 27.0 1,294 318 24.5 42 27 (B) 187 67 35.6
      Inside principal cities 596 221 37.0 496 177 35.6 27 20 (B) 73 24 (B)
      Outside principal cities 927 190 20.5 798 141 17.6 15 6 (B) 114 43 37.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 9 4 (B) 8 3 (B) 0 0 (X) 1 1 (B)
Midwest 893 252 28.2 798 193 24.2 29 11 (B) 67 48 (B)
  Inside metro statistical areas 857 232 27.1 772 184 23.9 27 8 (B) 58 40 (B)
      Inside principal cities 427 167 39.2 393 140 35.6 12 8 (B) 22 19 (B)
      Outside principal cities 429 65 15.1 378 44 11.7 15 0 (B) 36 21 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 37 20 (B) 26 9 (B) 2 2 (B) 8 8 (B)
South 1,812 507 28.0 1,528 357 23.3 97 51 52.9 187 99 53.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,725 439 25.4 1,467 311 21.2 91 45 49.9 167 82 49.1
      Inside principal cities 726 212 29.2 645 173 26.8 26 12 (B) 55 27 (B)
      Outside principal cities 1,000 226 22.7 822 138 16.8 65 33 (B) 113 55 48.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 86 68 79.4 61 46 (B) 6 6 (B) 19 17 (B)
West 3,129 761 24.3 2,675 552 20.7 131 42 32.2 323 167 51.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,061 745 24.3 2,626 543 20.7 128 41 32.0 307 161 52.4
      Inside principal cities 1,576 415 26.3 1,337 287 21.4 52 27 (B) 188 101 53.9
      Outside principal cities 1,485 330 22.2 1,290 256 19.9 76 14 18.1 119 59 49.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 67 16 (B) 49 10 (B) 3 1 (B) 16 6 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
351 91 25.8 286 54 18.9 2 0 (B) 63 37 (B)
Middle Atlantic 1,181 324 27.4 1,016 267 26.2 39 27 (B) 125 31 24.5
East North Central 659 196 29.7 594 151 25.4 20 8 (B) 45 37 (B)
West North Central 235 57 24.1 204 43 21.0 9 3 (B) 22 11 (B)
South Atlantic 975 222 22.7 835 156 18.6 36 24 (B) 105 42 39.8
East South Central 101 33 32.9 77 19 24.8 11 11 (B) 13 4 (B)
West South Central 735 252 34.3 616 182 29.5 50 16 (B) 69 54 (B)
Mountain 303 90 29.8 262 66 25.2 11 3 (B) 30 21 (B)
Pacific 2,826 671 23.7 2,413 486 20.2 120 39 32.7 293 145 49.6

Poverty Footnotes


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