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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 alone (12)
 
Families, total (10)
64,183 7,634 11.9 50,779 3,815 7.5 3,999 723 18.1 9,405 3,095 32.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
52,342 6,039 11.5 41,175 3,009 7.3 3,320 565 17.0 7,847 2,465 31.4
      Inside principal cities 16,795 2,705 16.1 12,375 1,302 10.5 1,247 212 17.0 3,172 1,192 37.6
      Outside principal cities 35,548 3,333 9.4 28,800 1,707 5.9 2,073 354 17.1 4,675 1,273 27.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,840 1,595 13.5 9,603 807 8.4 679 158 23.3 1,558 631 40.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
11,564 1,077 9.3 9,009 473 5.2 702 87 12.3 1,854 517 27.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,092 923 9.1 7,825 403 5.2 612 73 12.0 1,655 447 27.0
      Inside principal cities 2,386 438 18.4 1,624 172 10.6 203 32 15.9 559 235 41.9
      Outside principal cities 7,705 485 6.3 6,201 232 3.7 409 41 10.0 1,096 212 19.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,472 153 10.4 1,184 69 5.9 90 13 14.8 199 70 35.5
Midwest 15,227 1,535 10.1 12,140 702 5.8 942 163 17.3 2,144 670 31.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 11,121 1,048 9.4 8,844 477 5.4 703 106 15.0 1,574 466 29.6
      Inside principal cities 3,185 412 12.9 2,387 183 7.7 228 35 15.3 570 194 34.1
      Outside principal cities 7,937 636 8.0 6,457 294 4.5 475 71 14.9 1,004 272 27.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,105 487 11.9 3,296 226 6.8 239 57 24.0 570 204 35.8
South 22,948 3,027 13.2 18,320 1,576 8.6 1,377 290 21.1 3,250 1,161 35.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,261 2,294 12.6 14,498 1,181 8.1 1,099 216 19.7 2,664 897 33.7
      Inside principal cities 5,737 957 16.7 4,287 478 11.1 393 71 18.1 1,057 408 38.6
      Outside principal cities 12,524 1,337 10.7 10,211 703 6.9 706 145 20.5 1,607 489 30.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,686 733 15.6 3,822 395 10.3 278 74 26.6 586 264 45.0
West 14,444 1,996 13.8 11,309 1,064 9.4 978 184 18.8 2,157 748 34.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 12,868 1,773 13.8 10,008 948 9.5 906 170 18.8 1,953 655 33.5
      Inside principal cities 5,486 898 16.4 4,077 469 11.5 423 73 17.3 986 355 36.0
      Outside principal cities 7,382 875 11.9 5,931 478 8.1 483 97 20.0 968 301 31.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,576 222 14.1 1,301 117 9.0 72 14 (B) 203 92 45.4

Division (31)
 
New England
3,340 304 9.1 2,608 123 4.7 192 23 12.0 540 158 29.2
Middle Atlantic 8,224 773 9.4 6,401 350 5.5 510 63 12.5 1,313 359 27.4
East North Central 10,414 1,062 10.2 8,221 475 5.8 675 111 16.4 1,518 476 31.4
West North Central 4,812 473 9.8 3,920 228 5.8 267 52 19.5 626 194 30.9
South Atlantic 11,662 1,265 10.8 9,449 665 7.0 658 119 18.2 1,556 481 30.9
East South Central 3,883 530 13.6 3,130 258 8.3 254 74 29.1 499 197 39.5
West South Central 7,402 1,232 16.6 5,741 653 11.4 465 97 20.8 1,195 482 40.4
Mountain 4,977 675 13.6 3,958 357 9.0 296 50 16.9 723 268 37.1
Pacific 9,467 1,321 13.9 7,351 707 9.6 682 134 19.6 1,434 479 33.4

Poverty Footnotes


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