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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 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6)

White A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families, total (10)
65,029 7,803 12.0 51,341 3,885 7.6 4,080 742 18.2 9,609 3,176 33.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
53,032 6,172 11.6 41,627 3,062 7.4 3,394 583 17.2 8,011 2,526 31.5
      Inside principal cities 17,071 2,780 16.3 12,545 1,328 10.6 1,284 227 17.7 3,241 1,226 37.8
      Outside principal cities 35,961 3,391 9.4 29,082 1,735 6.0 2,109 356 16.9 4,770 1,301 27.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,997 1,631 13.6 9,714 823 8.5 686 158 23.1 1,597 650 40.7

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
11,686 1,108 9.5 9,087 487 5.4 716 92 12.8 1,882 530 28.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,200 953 9.3 7,894 416 5.3 626 78 12.5 1,680 459 27.3
      Inside principal cities 2,414 452 18.7 1,635 173 10.6 210 37 17.6 568 242 42.5
      Outside principal cities 7,786 502 6.4 6,259 243 3.9 415 41 9.9 1,112 218 19.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,486 155 10.4 1,193 71 5.9 90 13 14.9 202 71 34.9
Midwest 15,385 1,578 10.3 12,237 717 5.9 961 170 17.7 2,188 691 31.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 11,247 1,082 9.6 8,918 487 5.5 722 113 15.6 1,608 483 30.0
      Inside principal cities 3,243 434 13.4 2,416 187 7.7 239 40 16.9 587 206 35.1
      Outside principal cities 8,004 649 8.1 6,501 300 4.6 482 72 15.0 1,021 277 27.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,138 495 12.0 3,319 230 6.9 239 57 23.9 580 208 35.9
South 23,227 3,084 13.3 18,495 1,597 8.6 1,407 294 20.9 3,326 1,194 35.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,467 2,331 12.6 14,625 1,195 8.2 1,125 220 19.6 2,718 916 33.7
      Inside principal cities 5,815 980 16.9 4,334 487 11.2 401 74 18.4 1,080 419 38.8
      Outside principal cities 12,652 1,351 10.7 10,291 708 6.9 723 146 20.2 1,638 497 30.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,760 753 15.8 3,870 402 10.4 282 74 26.2 608 277 45.6
West 14,731 2,033 13.8 11,522 1,085 9.4 996 186 18.7 2,213 762 34.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 13,117 1,805 13.8 10,191 964 9.5 922 172 18.7 2,005 668 33.3
      Inside principal cities 5,599 915 16.3 4,160 480 11.5 433 76 17.5 1,007 359 35.7
      Outside principal cities 7,518 890 11.8 6,031 484 8.0 489 97 19.8 998 309 30.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,613 228 14.1 1,331 121 9.1 75 14 (B) 208 94 45.3

Division (31)
 
New England
3,360 306 9.1 2,620 123 4.7 196 24 12.1 543 159 29.2
Middle Atlantic 8,326 803 9.6 6,467 364 5.6 520 68 13.0 1,339 371 27.7
East North Central 10,514 1,090 10.4 8,278 484 5.8 690 117 16.9 1,546 490 31.7
West North Central 4,871 487 10.0 3,959 233 5.9 270 53 19.7 642 201 31.3
South Atlantic 11,759 1,278 10.9 9,497 670 7.1 673 119 17.7 1,589 489 30.8
East South Central 3,927 548 13.9 3,154 262 8.3 261 78 29.8 512 208 40.6
West South Central 7,540 1,259 16.7 5,843 665 11.4 472 97 20.5 1,226 497 40.6
Mountain 5,047 689 13.7 4,011 364 9.1 297 50 16.8 739 275 37.2
Pacific 9,683 1,343 13.9 7,511 720 9.6 699 136 19.5 1,474 487 33.0

Poverty Footnotes


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