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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)

Black alone (12)
 
Families, total (10)
9,359 3,782 40.4 4,386 892 20.3 812 345 42.4 4,161 2,546 61.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
8,422 3,296 39.1 3,936 760 19.3 750 309 41.2 3,736 2,226 59.6
      Inside principal cities 4,623 2,096 45.3 1,890 414 21.9 430 197 45.7 2,302 1,485 64.5
      Outside principal cities 3,799 1,200 31.6 2,046 346 16.9 320 112 35.2 1,434 741 51.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 937 486 51.9 450 131 29.2 62 36 (B) 425 319 75.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,612 603 37.4 702 115 16.3 157 56 35.8 754 432 57.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,597 598 37.4 691 113 16.4 155 54 35.0 751 430 57.3
      Inside principal cities 1,054 455 43.2 408 84 20.5 102 41 40.4 544 331 60.8
      Outside principal cities 543 142 26.2 283 30 10.5 53 13 (B) 207 100 48.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16 5 (B) 11 1 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 2 (B)
Midwest 1,670 739 44.3 695 158 22.8 158 65 41.4 817 515 63.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,617 709 43.8 668 146 21.9 153 64 41.9 796 498 62.6
      Inside principal cities 1,056 531 50.3 386 103 26.7 113 56 49.5 557 372 66.9
      Outside principal cities 561 177 31.6 282 44 15.4 40 8 (B) 239 126 52.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 53 31 (B) 27 12 (B) 5 1 (B) 21 18 (B)
South 5,265 2,144 40.7 2,551 509 20.0 419 186 44.5 2,296 1,448 63.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,411 1,699 38.5 2,148 395 18.4 365 155 42.5 1,898 1,149 60.5
      Inside principal cities 2,067 937 45.3 877 176 20.0 176 79 44.5 1,013 683 67.4
      Outside principal cities 2,344 763 32.5 1,271 220 17.3 188 77 40.7 884 466 52.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 855 445 52.1 403 114 28.3 54 31 (B) 398 300 75.3
West 812 296 36.5 439 110 25.0 79 37 47.0 294 150 50.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 798 290 36.4 429 106 24.6 77 35 45.8 292 150 51.3
      Inside principal cities 446 173 38.6 220 52 23.8 39 21 (B) 188 100 52.9
      Outside principal cities 351 118 33.6 210 53 25.5 38 15 (B) 103 50 48.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 14 6 (B) 9 4 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
205 68 33.1 99 12 12.2 24 12 (B) 83 44 53.0
Middle Atlantic 1,407 535 38.0 603 102 17.0 133 44 33.1 671 388 57.8
East North Central 1,395 642 46.0 556 134 24.2 138 58 42.3 701 449 64.1
West North Central 276 97 35.4 140 24 17.1 20 7 (B) 116 67 57.4
South Atlantic 3,168 1,211 38.2 1,537 295 19.2 262 110 42.1 1,369 805 58.8
East South Central 895 411 45.9 433 96 22.1 64 33 (B) 397 282 71.0
West South Central 1,203 522 43.4 581 118 20.4 93 43 46.3 529 361 68.3
Mountain 170 58 34.1 110 25 23.1 13 6 (B) 47 26 (B)
Pacific 642 239 37.1 329 84 25.7 66 31 (B) 248 123 49.7

Poverty Footnotes


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