Skip Main Navigation Skip To Navigation Content
Current Population Survey (CPS)
A joint effort between the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau

Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


There is also additional background information for this table group.

Contents for Table

POV44: Region, Division and Type of Residence -- Poverty Status for Families by Family Structure: 2008

For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see www.census.gov/apsd/techdoc/cps/cpsmar09.pdf [PDF].

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)

Asian alone (12)
 
Families, total (10)
3,494 426 12.2 2,829 306 10.8 233 35 14.9 432 85 19.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
3,406 406 11.9 2,766 296 10.7 223 32 14.1 417 78 18.7
      Inside principal cities 1,663 232 14.0 1,317 168 12.7 115 23 20.4 231 41 17.8
      Outside principal cities 1,743 173 9.9 1,448 128 8.9 109 8 7.5 186 37 19.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 88 21 23.4 63 10 (B) 10 3 (B) 15 8 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
773 118 15.3 648 99 15.3 41 5 (B) 85 14 16.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 763 118 15.4 638 99 15.5 41 5 (B) 84 13 15.7
      Inside principal cities 362 83 22.9 303 69 22.8 18 5 (B) 41 8 (B)
      Outside principal cities 402 35 8.7 335 30 8.9 23 0 (B) 44 5 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 10 1 (B) 9 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (B)
Midwest 382 50 13.0 314 28 9.0 28 3 (B) 40 18 (B)
  Inside metro statistical areas 366 45 12.4 305 27 8.8 23 2 (B) 38 16 (B)
      Inside principal cities 164 24 14.6 144 15 10.7 5 0 (B) 15 8 (B)
      Outside principal cities 202 21 10.5 161 12 7.2 19 2 (B) 22 7 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16 4 (B) 9 1 (B) 4 1 (B) 3 2 (B)
South 782 86 11.1 626 52 8.3 60 14 (B) 95 21 21.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 757 76 10.0 609 46 7.6 56 12 (B) 91 18 19.5
      Inside principal cities 294 31 10.7 239 17 7.1 23 6 (B) 33 8 (B)
      Outside principal cities 463 44 9.6 371 29 7.9 33 5 (B) 59 10 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 25 11 (B) 17 6 (B) 4 2 (B) 4 3 (B)
West 1,557 172 11.0 1,240 127 10.2 105 12 11.9 212 33 15.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,520 167 11.0 1,213 124 10.2 103 12 11.6 204 31 15.2
      Inside principal cities 844 94 11.2 632 66 10.5 69 12 (B) 143 16 11.3
      Outside principal cities 676 73 10.8 581 58 10.0 34 0 (B) 61 15 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 37 5 (B) 28 2 (B) 2 1 (B) 8 2 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
125 19 15.5 97 12 12.1 5 2 (B) 23 6 (B)
Middle Atlantic 648 99 15.3 551 88 15.9 36 4 (B) 62 8 (B)
East North Central 293 37 12.8 251 25 9.8 16 0 (B) 27 13 (B)
West North Central 89 12 13.9 63 4 (B) 12 3 (B) 13 5 (B)
South Atlantic 452 35 7.8 371 23 6.3 33 7 (B) 49 5 (B)
East South Central 42 7 (B) 29 5 (B) 3 0 (B) 10 2 (B)
West South Central 287 44 15.4 227 24 10.5 24 6 (B) 36 14 (B)
Mountain 145 22 15.3 108 15 14.0 16 3 (B) 21 4 (B)
Pacific 1,412 150 10.6 1,133 111 9.8 89 10 10.9 191 29 15.0

Poverty Footnotes


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Contact: Demographic Call Center Staff at 301-763-2422 or 1-866-758-1060 (toll free)