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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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POV44: Region, Division and Type of Residence -- Poverty Status for Families 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)

  Families (total) (10) Married-couple families (11) Families with a male householder, no wife present Families with a female householder, no husband present
All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6)

Black alone (12)
 
Families, total (10)
9,359 2,055 22.0 4,386 346 7.9 812 161 19.9 4,161 1,548 37.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
8,422 1,793 21.3 3,936 303 7.7 750 150 20.0 3,736 1,340 35.9
      Inside principal cities 4,623 1,188 25.7 1,890 168 8.9 430 97 22.5 2,302 923 40.1
      Outside principal cities 3,799 605 15.9 2,046 135 6.6 320 53 16.6 1,434 417 29.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 937 262 28.0 450 43 9.5 62 11 (B) 425 208 49.0

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,612 340 21.1 702 48 6.9 157 32 20.2 754 260 34.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,597 338 21.1 691 48 6.9 155 30 19.3 751 260 34.6
      Inside principal cities 1,054 265 25.1 408 36 8.8 102 21 20.8 544 208 38.2
      Outside principal cities 543 73 13.4 283 12 4.2 53 9 (B) 207 53 25.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16 2 (B) 11 1 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 0 (B)
Midwest 1,670 472 28.2 695 68 9.8 158 36 23.0 817 367 45.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,617 452 28.0 668 65 9.8 153 35 23.0 796 352 44.2
      Inside principal cities 1,056 345 32.7 386 49 12.8 113 30 26.8 557 266 47.7
      Outside principal cities 561 107 19.0 282 16 5.7 40 5 (B) 239 86 35.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 53 19 (B) 27 2 (B) 5 1 (B) 21 16 (B)
South 5,265 1,096 20.8 2,551 174 6.8 419 75 18.0 2,296 846 36.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,411 858 19.4 2,148 136 6.3 365 68 18.5 1,898 654 34.5
      Inside principal cities 2,067 489 23.6 877 56 6.4 176 34 19.0 1,013 399 39.4
      Outside principal cities 2,344 369 15.7 1,271 80 6.3 188 34 18.1 884 255 28.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 855 238 27.9 403 39 9.6 54 8 (B) 398 192 48.3
West 812 148 18.2 439 56 12.7 79 18 22.7 294 74 25.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 798 145 18.2 429 54 12.6 77 17 22.2 292 74 25.4
      Inside principal cities 446 89 20.0 220 27 12.1 39 12 (B) 188 51 27.1
      Outside principal cities 351 56 16.0 210 28 13.2 38 5 (B) 103 23 22.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 14 2 (B) 9 1 (B) 2 1 (B) 3 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
205 38 18.7 99 4 4.0 24 5 (B) 83 30 36.0
Middle Atlantic 1,407 302 21.4 603 44 7.4 133 27 20.4 671 230 34.3
East North Central 1,395 413 29.6 556 58 10.4 138 32 23.5 701 322 46.0
West North Central 276 59 21.3 140 10 7.1 20 4 (B) 116 45 38.8
South Atlantic 3,168 630 19.9 1,537 111 7.2 262 47 17.9 1,369 472 34.5
East South Central 895 201 22.4 433 19 4.4 64 12 (B) 397 170 42.7
West South Central 1,203 265 22.1 581 44 7.6 93 17 18.2 529 204 38.6
Mountain 170 28 16.5 110 7 6.3 13 4 (B) 47 17 (B)
Pacific 642 120 18.6 329 49 14.8 66 14 (B) 248 57 23.1

Poverty Footnotes


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