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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 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6)

All races (12)
 
Families, total (10)
78,874 11,707 14.8 59,137 5,133 8.7 5,255 1,082 20.6 14,482 5,492 37.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
65,552 9,478 14.5 48,737 4,136 8.5 4,470 880 19.7 12,345 4,462 36.1
      Inside principal cities 23,673 4,817 20.3 15,918 1,909 12.0 1,894 416 22.0 5,861 2,492 42.5
      Outside principal cities 41,879 4,661 11.1 32,820 2,227 6.8 2,575 464 18.0 6,484 1,970 30.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,322 2,229 16.7 10,399 997 9.6 786 202 25.7 2,137 1,030 48.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
14,125 1,773 12.6 10,465 728 7.0 921 147 16.0 2,740 898 32.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 12,612 1,602 12.7 9,250 651 7.0 829 130 15.7 2,534 821 32.4
      Inside principal cities 3,851 904 23.5 2,352 319 13.6 335 74 22.2 1,164 510 43.8
      Outside principal cities 8,761 698 8.0 6,898 332 4.8 494 55 11.2 1,370 311 22.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,513 171 11.3 1,215 76 6.3 92 17 18.7 206 77 37.6
Midwest 17,561 2,344 13.3 13,307 933 7.0 1,169 234 20.0 3,085 1,177 38.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 13,301 1,748 13.1 9,929 660 6.7 914 167 18.2 2,458 921 37.5
      Inside principal cities 4,499 906 20.1 2,961 297 10.0 371 86 23.1 1,167 524 44.9
      Outside principal cities 8,802 842 9.6 6,967 364 5.2 544 81 14.9 1,291 397 30.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,260 596 14.0 3,378 272 8.1 255 67 26.3 626 257 41.0
South 29,563 4,912 16.6 21,848 2,043 9.3 1,911 445 23.3 5,804 2,424 41.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 23,804 3,751 15.8 17,487 1,544 8.8 1,557 346 22.2 4,760 1,862 39.1
      Inside principal cities 8,236 1,764 21.4 5,485 647 11.8 607 136 22.4 2,144 981 45.8
      Outside principal cities 15,568 1,987 12.8 12,002 897 7.5 950 210 22.1 2,616 880 33.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,759 1,161 20.2 4,361 499 11.4 354 100 28.2 1,043 562 53.9
West 17,625 2,678 15.2 13,517 1,430 10.6 1,254 256 20.4 2,854 992 34.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,835 2,377 15.0 12,072 1,280 10.6 1,170 238 20.3 2,593 859 33.1
      Inside principal cities 7,087 1,243 17.5 5,119 646 12.6 582 120 20.6 1,386 477 34.4
      Outside principal cities 8,747 1,134 13.0 6,952 634 9.1 588 118 20.0 1,207 382 31.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,790 301 16.8 1,445 150 10.4 84 18 21.2 261 133 51.0

Division (31)
 
New England
3,704 399 10.8 2,823 155 5.5 227 35 15.4 655 209 31.9
Middle Atlantic 10,421 1,374 13.2 7,642 572 7.5 694 112 16.2 2,085 689 33.1
East North Central 12,268 1,707 13.9 9,118 642 7.0 856 168 19.6 2,294 897 39.1
West North Central 5,293 637 12.0 4,189 290 6.9 314 66 21.2 790 280 35.5
South Atlantic 15,521 2,277 14.7 11,479 919 8.0 980 203 20.7 3,061 1,155 37.7
East South Central 4,883 878 18.0 3,628 321 8.8 330 107 32.4 924 451 48.7
West South Central 9,159 1,757 19.2 6,740 803 11.9 601 136 22.6 1,818 818 45.0
Mountain 5,570 851 15.3 4,359 441 10.1 348 68 19.5 863 342 39.6
Pacific 12,055 1,827 15.2 9,158 989 10.8 906 188 20.7 1,991 650 32.7

Poverty Footnotes


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