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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)

Hispanic (of any race) (12)
 
Families, total (10)
10,503 3,225 30.7 6,911 1,692 24.5 1,021 249 24.4 2,571 1,284 49.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
9,757 2,951 30.2 6,390 1,534 24.0 959 231 24.1 2,408 1,187 49.3
      Inside principal cities 5,014 1,693 33.8 3,055 821 26.9 539 129 23.9 1,419 744 52.4
      Outside principal cities 4,743 1,258 26.5 3,334 713 21.4 420 102 24.3 989 443 44.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 746 274 36.7 521 158 30.4 62 18 (B) 163 97 59.7

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,495 477 31.9 776 134 17.3 171 46 27.1 548 297 54.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,472 465 31.6 761 128 16.8 168 45 26.7 542 293 54.0
      Inside principal cities 866 320 36.9 395 77 19.5 101 31 30.4 369 212 57.3
      Outside principal cities 606 146 24.1 366 50 13.8 68 14 (B) 173 81 47.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 23 12 (B) 15 6 (B) 3 1 (B) 6 4 (B)
Midwest 844 267 31.6 562 156 27.8 95 17 18.4 187 93 49.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 735 225 30.5 487 134 27.5 85 12 14.5 164 78 47.9
      Inside principal cities 382 123 32.3 227 69 30.3 58 8 (B) 97 46 47.5
      Outside principal cities 353 101 28.7 260 65 25.0 27 4 (B) 67 32 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 109 42 39.0 75 22 29.7 10 5 (B) 23 15 (B)
South 3,954 1,181 29.9 2,696 658 24.4 358 77 21.7 900 446 49.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,604 1,054 29.3 2,457 582 23.7 321 66 20.7 826 406 49.1
      Inside principal cities 1,769 595 33.6 1,137 318 28.0 172 31 18.3 459 245 53.4
      Outside principal cities 1,835 460 25.1 1,320 265 20.0 148 35 23.5 367 160 43.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 351 126 36.1 239 75 31.4 37 11 (B) 74 40 (B)
West 4,210 1,300 30.9 2,876 745 25.9 398 108 27.1 936 448 47.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,946 1,207 30.6 2,685 690 25.7 385 107 27.8 876 410 46.7
      Inside principal cities 1,998 656 32.8 1,296 357 27.5 208 58 28.1 494 241 48.7
      Outside principal cities 1,948 551 28.3 1,389 333 24.0 177 49 27.5 382 169 44.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 264 93 35.4 192 54 28.4 12 1 (B) 60 38 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
253 108 42.7 113 26 23.0 25 7 (B) 116 76 65.2
Middle Atlantic 1,241 369 29.7 663 108 16.3 146 40 27.1 432 221 51.3
East North Central 653 198 30.3 438 121 27.6 78 14 17.9 137 63 45.7
West North Central 190 69 36.3 124 35 28.3 17 3 (B) 50 31 (B)
South Atlantic 1,431 336 23.5 1,007 191 19.0 124 28 22.2 300 118 39.3
East South Central 111 42 38.1 67 21 (B) 26 6 (B) 18 15 (B)
West South Central 2,412 802 33.3 1,622 445 27.5 207 44 21.2 582 313 53.7
Mountain 1,100 379 34.5 741 203 27.4 92 23 25.3 266 153 57.5
Pacific 3,110 921 29.6 2,135 541 25.4 306 85 27.6 670 295 44.0

Poverty Footnotes


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