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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 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6)

All races (12)
 
Families, total (10)
78,874 17,773 22.5 59,137 8,864 15.0 5,255 1,659 31.6 14,482 7,249 50.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
65,552 14,296 21.8 48,737 7,012 14.4 4,470 1,349 30.2 12,345 5,935 48.1
      Inside principal cities 23,673 6,942 29.3 15,918 3,059 19.2 1,894 658 34.7 5,861 3,225 55.0
      Outside principal cities 41,879 7,354 17.6 32,820 3,953 12.0 2,575 691 26.8 6,484 2,710 41.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,322 3,477 26.1 10,399 1,852 17.8 786 310 39.5 2,137 1,315 61.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
14,125 2,636 18.7 10,465 1,192 11.4 921 234 25.4 2,740 1,210 44.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 12,612 2,366 18.8 9,250 1,057 11.4 829 204 24.6 2,534 1,105 43.6
      Inside principal cities 3,851 1,231 32.0 2,352 464 19.7 335 109 32.6 1,164 657 56.5
      Outside principal cities 8,761 1,135 13.0 6,898 593 8.6 494 94 19.1 1,370 447 32.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,513 270 17.8 1,215 135 11.1 92 30 32.5 206 105 51.2
Midwest 17,561 3,580 20.4 13,307 1,635 12.3 1,169 357 30.5 3,085 1,587 51.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 13,301 2,615 19.7 9,929 1,123 11.3 914 259 28.3 2,458 1,234 50.2
      Inside principal cities 4,499 1,277 28.4 2,961 477 16.1 371 131 35.4 1,167 669 57.3
      Outside principal cities 8,802 1,338 15.2 6,967 645 9.3 544 127 23.4 1,291 565 43.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,260 964 22.6 3,378 513 15.2 255 98 38.5 626 353 56.4
South 29,563 7,546 25.5 21,848 3,723 17.0 1,911 697 36.5 5,804 3,125 53.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 23,804 5,761 24.2 17,487 2,787 15.9 1,557 542 34.8 4,760 2,432 51.1
      Inside principal cities 8,236 2,573 31.2 5,485 1,083 19.7 607 239 39.4 2,144 1,252 58.4
      Outside principal cities 15,568 3,187 20.5 12,002 1,704 14.2 950 303 31.9 2,616 1,180 45.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,759 1,786 31.0 4,361 936 21.5 354 155 43.8 1,043 694 66.5
West 17,625 4,011 22.8 13,517 2,313 17.1 1,254 371 29.6 2,854 1,327 46.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,835 3,554 22.4 12,072 2,045 16.9 1,170 345 29.4 2,593 1,165 44.9
      Inside principal cities 7,087 1,860 26.2 5,119 1,034 20.2 582 179 30.7 1,386 647 46.7
      Outside principal cities 8,747 1,694 19.4 6,952 1,010 14.5 588 166 28.2 1,207 518 42.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,790 457 25.5 1,445 268 18.6 84 27 31.8 261 162 62.0

Division (31)
 
New England
3,704 603 16.3 2,823 260 9.2 227 61 27.1 655 281 43.0
Middle Atlantic 10,421 2,033 19.5 7,642 932 12.2 694 172 24.8 2,085 928 44.5
East North Central 12,268 2,601 21.2 9,118 1,128 12.4 856 264 30.9 2,294 1,209 52.7
West North Central 5,293 978 18.5 4,189 507 12.1 314 93 29.5 790 379 47.9
South Atlantic 15,521 3,555 22.9 11,479 1,709 14.9 980 321 32.7 3,061 1,525 49.8
East South Central 4,883 1,379 28.2 3,628 641 17.7 330 158 47.8 924 580 62.7
West South Central 9,159 2,612 28.5 6,740 1,373 20.4 601 219 36.4 1,818 1,021 56.2
Mountain 5,570 1,248 22.4 4,359 719 16.5 348 101 29.0 863 428 49.6
Pacific 12,055 2,763 22.9 9,158 1,594 17.4 906 270 29.8 1,991 898 45.1

Poverty Footnotes


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