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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, not Hispanic (12)
 
Families, total (10)
54,450 4,808 8.8 44,281 2,322 5.2 3,069 513 16.7 7,100 1,972 27.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
43,312 3,455 8.0 35,169 1,653 4.7 2,448 372 15.2 5,694 1,429 25.1
      Inside principal cities 12,184 1,233 10.1 9,513 574 6.0 771 114 14.7 1,901 545 28.7
      Outside principal cities 31,128 2,222 7.1 25,656 1,079 4.2 1,678 259 15.4 3,793 884 23.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,138 1,353 12.1 9,112 669 7.3 621 141 22.8 1,406 543 38.6

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
10,293 701 6.8 8,339 367 4.4 562 55 9.8 1,392 280 20.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 8,843 559 6.3 7,169 302 4.2 475 43 9.1 1,199 213 17.8
      Inside principal cities 1,679 192 11.4 1,299 111 8.5 127 16 12.8 253 65 25.7
      Outside principal cities 7,164 367 5.1 5,870 191 3.3 348 27 7.7 946 148 15.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,451 143 9.8 1,171 64 5.5 87 12 13.7 193 66 34.4
Midwest 14,425 1,294 9.0 11,599 559 4.8 858 148 17.2 1,967 587 29.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,427 846 8.1 8,377 353 4.2 629 95 15.2 1,420 398 28.0
      Inside principal cities 2,826 299 10.6 2,168 118 5.4 180 28 15.6 478 153 32.1
      Outside principal cities 7,600 547 7.2 6,209 235 3.8 449 67 15.0 943 244 25.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,998 448 11.2 3,222 206 6.4 229 52 22.7 547 190 34.7
South 19,178 1,956 10.2 15,711 975 6.2 1,039 220 21.1 2,428 761 31.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 14,827 1,336 9.0 12,120 647 5.3 795 155 19.6 1,912 534 27.9
      Inside principal cities 4,061 428 10.5 3,187 189 5.9 234 46 19.5 640 194 30.3
      Outside principal cities 10,766 908 8.4 8,933 458 5.1 562 110 19.6 1,271 340 26.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,351 620 14.2 3,591 328 9.1 244 64 26.4 516 227 44.0
West 10,553 857 8.1 8,631 422 4.9 610 91 14.9 1,313 344 26.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 9,216 714 7.7 7,503 351 4.7 550 78 14.2 1,163 284 24.4
      Inside principal cities 3,619 314 8.7 2,859 157 5.5 230 24 10.4 530 133 25.1
      Outside principal cities 5,597 400 7.1 4,644 194 4.2 320 54 17.0 634 151 23.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,337 143 10.7 1,127 70 6.2 61 13 (B) 149 60 39.9

Division (31)
 
New England
3,124 215 6.9 2,507 100 4.0 170 18 10.5 447 97 21.7
Middle Atlantic 7,169 487 6.8 5,832 267 4.6 391 37 9.5 946 183 19.3
East North Central 9,790 881 9.0 7,796 362 4.6 607 98 16.1 1,388 421 30.3
West North Central 4,634 413 8.9 3,804 197 5.2 252 50 19.8 579 167 28.8
South Atlantic 10,321 969 9.4 8,480 494 5.8 543 95 17.4 1,298 381 29.3
East South Central 3,777 493 13.0 3,064 237 7.7 229 68 29.9 485 187 38.6
West South Central 5,079 494 9.7 4,168 244 5.9 267 57 21.3 644 193 30.0
Mountain 3,959 345 8.7 3,267 181 5.5 211 30 14.3 481 135 28.0
Pacific 6,594 511 7.8 5,363 241 4.5 400 61 15.3 832 209 25.1

Poverty Footnotes


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