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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)

White alone, not Hispanic (12)
 
Families, total (10)
54,450 8,464 15.5 44,281 4,805 10.9 3,069 826 26.9 7,100 2,833 39.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
43,312 6,034 13.9 35,169 3,385 9.6 2,448 596 24.3 5,694 2,054 36.1
      Inside principal cities 12,184 2,032 16.7 9,513 1,082 11.4 771 189 24.6 1,901 760 40.0
      Outside principal cities 31,128 4,002 12.9 25,656 2,303 9.0 1,678 406 24.2 3,793 1,293 34.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,138 2,429 21.8 9,112 1,420 15.6 621 230 37.1 1,406 779 55.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
10,293 1,282 12.5 8,339 738 8.9 562 112 20.0 1,392 431 31.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 8,843 1,032 11.7 7,169 613 8.6 475 86 18.1 1,199 333 27.8
      Inside principal cities 1,679 302 18.0 1,299 182 14.0 127 27 21.7 253 93 36.8
      Outside principal cities 7,164 730 10.2 5,870 432 7.4 348 58 16.8 946 240 25.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,451 250 17.2 1,171 125 10.7 87 26 30.3 193 98 51.0
Midwest 14,425 2,284 15.8 11,599 1,174 10.1 858 231 26.9 1,967 879 44.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,427 1,454 13.9 8,377 722 8.6 629 147 23.4 1,420 585 41.2
      Inside principal cities 2,826 494 17.5 2,168 238 11.0 180 42 23.5 478 215 44.9
      Outside principal cities 7,600 959 12.6 6,209 484 7.8 449 105 23.4 943 370 39.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,998 830 20.8 3,222 453 14.0 229 83 36.4 547 294 53.7
South 19,178 3,440 17.9 15,711 2,061 13.1 1,039 344 33.1 2,428 1,035 42.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 14,827 2,349 15.8 12,120 1,375 11.3 795 240 30.2 1,912 733 38.4
      Inside principal cities 4,061 700 17.2 3,187 370 11.6 234 74 31.8 640 256 39.9
      Outside principal cities 10,766 1,648 15.3 8,933 1,005 11.2 562 166 29.6 1,271 478 37.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,351 1,092 25.1 3,591 686 19.1 244 104 42.6 516 302 58.4
West 10,553 1,457 13.8 8,631 831 9.6 610 139 22.7 1,313 488 37.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 9,216 1,199 13.0 7,503 675 9.0 550 122 22.2 1,163 402 34.6
      Inside principal cities 3,619 535 14.8 2,859 293 10.2 230 45 19.7 530 197 37.2
      Outside principal cities 5,597 665 11.9 4,644 382 8.2 320 77 24.0 634 206 32.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,337 258 19.3 1,127 156 13.8 61 17 (B) 149 85 57.1

Division (31)
 
New England
3,124 384 12.3 2,507 198 7.9 170 36 20.9 447 150 33.7
Middle Atlantic 7,169 898 12.5 5,832 541 9.3 391 77 19.6 946 281 29.7
East North Central 9,790 1,563 16.0 7,796 767 9.8 607 163 26.8 1,388 633 45.6
West North Central 4,634 720 15.5 3,804 407 10.7 252 68 27.0 579 246 42.4
South Atlantic 10,321 1,732 16.8 8,480 1,051 12.4 543 152 27.9 1,298 529 40.8
East South Central 3,777 873 23.1 3,064 502 16.4 229 101 44.0 485 270 55.7
West South Central 5,079 836 16.5 4,168 508 12.2 267 92 34.5 644 235 36.5
Mountain 3,959 573 14.5 3,267 346 10.6 211 45 21.5 481 181 37.7
Pacific 6,594 884 13.4 5,363 485 9.0 400 93 23.4 832 306 36.8

Poverty Footnotes


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