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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)

White alone (12)
 
Families, total (10)
64,183 8,030 12.5 50,779 4,082 8.0 3,999 755 18.9 9,405 3,193 34.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
52,342 6,333 12.1 41,175 3,216 7.8 3,320 587 17.7 7,847 2,531 32.2
      Inside principal cities 16,795 2,836 16.9 12,375 1,397 11.3 1,247 223 17.9 3,172 1,216 38.3
      Outside principal cities 35,548 3,497 9.8 28,800 1,819 6.3 2,073 364 17.5 4,675 1,315 28.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,840 1,697 14.3 9,603 866 9.0 679 169 24.9 1,558 662 42.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
11,564 1,151 10.0 9,009 515 5.7 702 93 13.3 1,854 543 29.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,092 988 9.8 7,825 442 5.7 612 78 12.7 1,655 468 28.3
      Inside principal cities 2,386 457 19.1 1,624 181 11.2 203 34 16.7 559 242 43.2
      Outside principal cities 7,705 532 6.9 6,201 261 4.2 409 44 10.8 1,096 227 20.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,472 163 11.1 1,184 73 6.2 90 15 16.8 199 75 37.6
Midwest 15,227 1,640 10.8 12,140 777 6.4 942 170 18.0 2,144 693 32.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 11,121 1,105 9.9 8,844 522 5.9 703 107 15.2 1,574 476 30.2
      Inside principal cities 3,185 440 13.8 2,387 206 8.6 228 36 15.8 570 197 34.6
      Outside principal cities 7,937 666 8.4 6,457 316 4.9 475 71 15.0 1,004 279 27.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,105 534 13.0 3,296 255 7.7 239 62 26.1 570 217 38.2
South 22,948 3,149 13.7 18,320 1,664 9.1 1,377 299 21.7 3,250 1,186 36.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,261 2,380 13.0 14,498 1,245 8.6 1,099 221 20.1 2,664 914 34.3
      Inside principal cities 5,737 992 17.3 4,287 506 11.8 393 74 18.9 1,057 412 38.9
      Outside principal cities 12,524 1,388 11.1 10,211 739 7.2 706 147 20.8 1,607 502 31.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,686 769 16.4 3,822 419 11.0 278 78 27.9 586 272 46.4
West 14,444 2,090 14.5 11,309 1,126 10.0 978 194 19.8 2,157 771 35.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 12,868 1,859 14.4 10,008 1,006 10.1 906 180 19.9 1,953 673 34.4
      Inside principal cities 5,486 947 17.3 4,077 503 12.3 423 78 18.5 986 365 37.1
      Outside principal cities 7,382 912 12.4 5,931 503 8.5 483 102 21.1 968 307 31.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,576 231 14.7 1,301 120 9.2 72 14 (B) 203 98 48.3

Division (31)
 
New England
3,340 319 9.6 2,608 131 5.0 192 23 12.2 540 164 30.4
Middle Atlantic 8,224 832 10.1 6,401 384 6.0 510 70 13.7 1,313 379 28.8
East North Central 10,414 1,124 10.8 8,221 515 6.3 675 117 17.3 1,518 493 32.5
West North Central 4,812 516 10.7 3,920 262 6.7 267 53 19.9 626 201 32.1
South Atlantic 11,662 1,325 11.4 9,449 710 7.5 658 123 18.7 1,556 492 31.6
East South Central 3,883 553 14.2 3,130 271 8.7 254 75 29.5 499 207 41.5
West South Central 7,402 1,270 17.2 5,741 682 11.9 465 101 21.7 1,195 487 40.8
Mountain 4,977 707 14.2 3,958 377 9.5 296 53 17.9 723 278 38.4
Pacific 9,467 1,384 14.6 7,351 749 10.2 682 141 20.7 1,434 493 34.4

Poverty Footnotes


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