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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 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)

All races (12)
 
Families, total (10)
78,874 14,235 18.0 59,137 6,614 11.2 5,255 1,327 25.2 14,482 6,295 43.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
65,552 11,462 17.5 48,737 5,247 10.8 4,470 1,084 24.3 12,345 5,131 41.6
      Inside principal cities 23,673 5,645 23.8 15,918 2,312 14.5 1,894 516 27.2 5,861 2,818 48.1
      Outside principal cities 41,879 5,817 13.9 32,820 2,935 8.9 2,575 569 22.1 6,484 2,313 35.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,322 2,774 20.8 10,399 1,367 13.1 786 243 30.9 2,137 1,164 54.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
14,125 2,138 15.1 10,465 902 8.6 921 187 20.3 2,740 1,049 38.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 12,612 1,914 15.2 9,250 794 8.6 829 164 19.8 2,534 956 37.7
      Inside principal cities 3,851 1,038 26.9 2,352 364 15.5 335 89 26.5 1,164 585 50.3
      Outside principal cities 8,761 876 10.0 6,898 430 6.2 494 75 15.2 1,370 371 27.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,513 223 14.8 1,215 107 8.8 92 23 25.0 206 93 45.3
Midwest 17,561 2,852 16.2 13,307 1,200 9.0 1,169 295 25.3 3,085 1,356 44.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 13,301 2,096 15.8 9,929 824 8.3 914 216 23.6 2,458 1,057 43.0
      Inside principal cities 4,499 1,050 23.3 2,961 355 12.0 371 109 29.4 1,167 586 50.2
      Outside principal cities 8,802 1,047 11.9 6,967 469 6.7 544 107 19.7 1,291 471 36.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,260 755 17.7 3,378 376 11.1 255 80 31.2 626 300 47.8
South 29,563 6,021 20.4 21,848 2,725 12.5 1,911 542 28.4 5,804 2,754 47.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 23,804 4,586 19.3 17,487 2,032 11.6 1,557 424 27.2 4,760 2,131 44.8
      Inside principal cities 8,236 2,089 25.4 5,485 803 14.6 607 172 28.3 2,144 1,115 52.0
      Outside principal cities 15,568 2,497 16.0 12,002 1,229 10.2 950 252 26.5 2,616 1,016 38.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,759 1,435 24.9 4,361 693 15.9 354 118 33.3 1,043 623 59.7
West 17,625 3,225 18.3 13,517 1,788 13.2 1,254 303 24.1 2,854 1,135 39.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,835 2,865 18.1 12,072 1,597 13.2 1,170 281 24.0 2,593 987 38.1
      Inside principal cities 7,087 1,468 20.7 5,119 790 15.4 582 146 25.1 1,386 532 38.4
      Outside principal cities 8,747 1,397 16.0 6,952 807 11.6 588 134 22.9 1,207 455 37.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,790 360 20.1 1,445 190 13.2 84 22 26.1 261 148 56.7

Division (31)
 
New England
3,704 490 13.2 2,823 198 7.0 227 47 20.8 655 245 37.4
Middle Atlantic 10,421 1,648 15.8 7,642 704 9.2 694 140 20.1 2,085 805 38.6
East North Central 12,268 2,075 16.9 9,118 830 9.1 856 215 25.1 2,294 1,030 44.9
West North Central 5,293 777 14.7 4,189 370 8.8 314 81 25.7 790 327 41.3
South Atlantic 15,521 2,809 18.1 11,479 1,231 10.7 980 249 25.4 3,061 1,329 43.4
East South Central 4,883 1,098 22.5 3,628 453 12.5 330 132 40.0 924 513 55.5
West South Central 9,159 2,114 23.1 6,740 1,041 15.4 601 161 26.8 1,818 912 50.2
Mountain 5,570 1,028 18.5 4,359 564 12.9 348 86 24.8 863 378 43.7
Pacific 12,055 2,197 18.2 9,158 1,223 13.4 906 216 23.9 1,991 757 38.0

Poverty Footnotes


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