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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 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6)

Asian A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families, total (10)
3,644 777 21.3 2,932 540 18.4 255 73 28.5 457 165 36.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
3,547 750 21.1 2,861 525 18.3 244 69 28.2 442 157 35.5
      Inside principal cities 1,738 431 24.8 1,372 302 22.0 122 43 35.2 244 86 35.1
      Outside principal cities 1,809 319 17.6 1,489 222 14.9 122 26 21.1 198 71 36.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 98 27 28.1 71 15 (B) 11 4 (B) 16 8 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
783 174 22.2 653 143 21.9 43 12 (B) 87 19 21.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 772 173 22.4 643 142 22.2 43 12 (B) 87 18 21.0
      Inside principal cities 365 113 30.9 304 96 31.5 18 9 (B) 43 8 (B)
      Outside principal cities 408 60 14.7 339 47 13.8 25 3 (B) 44 10 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 10 1 (B) 10 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (B)
Midwest 400 80 19.9 328 48 14.7 30 10 (B) 43 22 (B)
  Inside metro statistical areas 383 75 19.5 317 46 14.7 25 9 (B) 41 19 (B)
      Inside principal cities 173 43 25.1 149 29 19.8 6 4 (B) 18 10 (B)
      Outside principal cities 210 31 14.9 169 17 10.1 19 5 (B) 22 9 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 17 5 (B) 10 2 (B) 4 1 (B) 3 3 (B)
South 811 167 20.6 644 109 16.9 66 21 (B) 101 37 36.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 785 152 19.4 625 100 15.9 63 19 (B) 97 33 34.5
      Inside principal cities 306 63 20.5 251 43 17.1 23 8 (B) 33 12 (B)
      Outside principal cities 478 89 18.7 374 57 15.1 40 12 (B) 64 21 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 26 14 (B) 19 10 (B) 4 2 (B) 4 3 (B)
West 1,650 357 21.7 1,308 240 18.3 116 30 25.6 226 88 38.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,607 350 21.8 1,276 236 18.5 113 28 25.0 217 86 39.4
      Inside principal cities 894 212 23.7 668 134 20.1 75 22 29.9 151 55 36.7
      Outside principal cities 712 138 19.4 608 102 16.8 38 6 (B) 67 30 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 43 7 (B) 32 4 (B) 3 1 (B) 8 2 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
127 26 20.1 98 15 15.4 5 3 (B) 24 7 (B)
Middle Atlantic 656 148 22.6 555 128 23.1 38 9 (B) 64 11 (B)
East North Central 305 57 18.7 260 38 14.5 16 3 (B) 30 16 (B)
West North Central 95 23 23.7 68 11 (B) 14 7 (B) 13 5 (B)
South Atlantic 466 80 17.2 373 52 14.0 39 12 (B) 53 16 (B)
East South Central 48 13 (B) 35 8 (B) 3 3 (B) 10 2 (B)
West South Central 297 74 25.0 236 49 20.9 24 6 (B) 37 19 (B)
Mountain 158 38 23.9 119 24 20.2 17 5 (B) 23 9 (B)
Pacific 1,492 320 21.4 1,189 216 18.2 100 25 25.0 203 79 38.8

Poverty Footnotes


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