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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 alone (12)
 
Families, total (10)
3,494 747 21.4 2,829 524 18.5 233 67 28.6 432 157 36.3

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
3,406 723 21.2 2,766 510 18.4 223 64 28.4 417 149 35.8
      Inside principal cities 1,663 413 24.9 1,317 291 22.1 115 41 36.1 231 81 34.9
      Outside principal cities 1,743 309 17.7 1,448 219 15.1 109 22 20.4 186 68 36.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 88 24 27.8 63 13 (B) 10 3 (B) 15 8 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
773 173 22.4 648 143 22.1 41 12 (B) 85 18 21.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 763 172 22.6 638 142 22.3 41 12 (B) 84 18 21.0
      Inside principal cities 362 113 31.2 303 96 31.6 18 9 (B) 41 8 (B)
      Outside principal cities 402 59 14.8 335 47 13.9 23 3 (B) 44 9 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 10 1 (B) 9 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (B)
Midwest 382 74 19.3 314 46 14.5 28 8 (B) 40 20 (B)
  Inside metro statistical areas 366 69 18.8 305 44 14.4 23 7 (B) 38 18 (B)
      Inside principal cities 164 40 24.4 144 28 19.8 5 3 (B) 15 8 (B)
      Outside principal cities 202 29 14.4 161 16 9.7 19 4 (B) 22 9 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16 5 (B) 9 2 (B) 4 1 (B) 3 3 (B)
South 782 161 20.5 626 106 16.9 60 18 (B) 95 37 38.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 757 147 19.4 609 97 15.9 56 17 (B) 91 33 36.7
      Inside principal cities 294 60 20.5 239 40 16.9 23 8 (B) 33 12 (B)
      Outside principal cities 463 87 18.7 371 57 15.3 33 9 (B) 59 21 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 25 14 (B) 17 9 (B) 4 2 (B) 4 3 (B)
West 1,557 340 21.8 1,240 229 18.5 105 28 27.0 212 82 38.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,520 335 22.0 1,213 227 18.7 103 28 26.9 204 80 39.3
      Inside principal cities 844 201 23.8 632 127 20.1 69 22 (B) 143 52 36.3
      Outside principal cities 676 134 19.8 581 100 17.2 34 6 (B) 61 28 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 37 5 (B) 28 3 (B) 2 1 (B) 8 2 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
125 25 19.9 97 15 15.5 5 3 (B) 23 7 (B)
Middle Atlantic 648 148 22.9 551 128 23.2 36 9 (B) 62 11 (B)
East North Central 293 55 18.6 251 36 14.5 16 3 (B) 27 15 (B)
West North Central 89 19 21.7 63 9 (B) 12 5 (B) 13 5 (B)
South Atlantic 452 77 17.1 371 52 14.1 33 9 (B) 49 16 (B)
East South Central 42 10 (B) 29 5 (B) 3 3 (B) 10 2 (B)
West South Central 287 73 25.6 227 48 21.4 24 6 (B) 36 19 (B)
Mountain 145 35 24.4 108 24 22.2 16 4 (B) 21 7 (B)
Pacific 1,412 304 21.5 1,133 205 18.1 89 24 27.2 191 75 39.2

Poverty Footnotes


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