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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)

Asian alone (12)
 
Families, total (10)
3,494 341 9.8 2,829 244 8.6 233 24 10.5 432 72 16.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
3,406 326 9.6 2,766 236 8.5 223 24 10.5 417 67 16.0
      Inside principal cities 1,663 185 11.1 1,317 129 9.8 115 20 17.6 231 36 15.5
      Outside principal cities 1,743 142 8.1 1,448 108 7.4 109 3 3.1 186 31 16.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 88 14 16.4 63 8 (B) 10 1 (B) 15 5 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
773 93 12.0 648 75 11.5 41 5 (B) 85 13 15.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 763 93 12.1 638 74 11.6 41 5 (B) 84 13 15.3
      Inside principal cities 362 68 18.7 303 54 17.8 18 5 (B) 41 8 (B)
      Outside principal cities 402 25 6.2 335 20 6.1 23 0 (B) 44 5 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 10 0 (B) 9 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (B)
Midwest 382 37 9.7 314 21 6.5 28 2 (B) 40 14 (B)
  Inside metro statistical areas 366 35 9.5 305 21 6.7 23 1 (B) 38 13 (B)
      Inside principal cities 164 21 13.1 144 14 9.6 5 0 (B) 15 8 (B)
      Outside principal cities 202 13 6.5 161 7 4.1 19 1 (B) 22 5 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16 2 (B) 9 0 (B) 4 1 (B) 3 2 (B)
South 782 71 9.1 626 43 6.9 60 7 (B) 95 21 21.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 757 62 8.2 609 38 6.2 56 7 (B) 91 18 19.5
      Inside principal cities 294 26 8.9 239 13 5.4 23 5 (B) 33 8 (B)
      Outside principal cities 463 36 7.7 371 25 6.6 33 2 (B) 59 10 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 25 9 (B) 17 6 (B) 4 0 (B) 4 3 (B)
West 1,557 140 9.0 1,240 106 8.5 105 10 9.6 212 24 11.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,520 137 9.0 1,213 104 8.6 103 10 9.8 204 23 11.4
      Inside principal cities 844 69 8.2 632 48 7.6 69 10 (B) 143 12 8.2
      Outside principal cities 676 68 10.0 581 56 9.6 34 0 (B) 61 12 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 37 3 (B) 28 2 (B) 2 0 (B) 8 1 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
125 19 14.9 97 12 11.9 5 2 (B) 23 5 (B)
Middle Atlantic 648 74 11.5 551 63 11.4 36 4 (B) 62 8 (B)
East North Central 293 30 10.1 251 19 7.6 16 0 (B) 27 11 (B)
West North Central 89 8 8.5 63 1 (B) 12 2 (B) 13 4 (B)
South Atlantic 452 27 5.9 371 18 5.0 33 3 (B) 49 5 (B)
East South Central 42 7 (B) 29 5 (B) 3 0 (B) 10 2 (B)
West South Central 287 37 13.0 227 20 8.8 24 3 (B) 36 14 (B)
Mountain 145 20 14.0 108 13 12.2 16 3 (B) 21 4 (B)
Pacific 1,412 120 8.5 1,133 93 8.2 89 7 8.2 191 20 10.3

Poverty Footnotes


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