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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)

Hispanic (of any race) (12)
 
Families, total (10)
10,503 4,821 45.9 6,911 2,735 39.6 1,021 413 40.5 2,571 1,673 65.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
9,757 4,429 45.4 6,390 2,495 39.0 959 383 39.9 2,408 1,552 64.4
      Inside principal cities 5,014 2,528 50.4 3,055 1,340 43.9 539 230 42.7 1,419 958 67.5
      Outside principal cities 4,743 1,901 40.1 3,334 1,155 34.6 420 152 36.3 989 594 60.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 746 391 52.5 521 240 46.0 62 31 (B) 163 121 74.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,495 677 45.3 776 233 30.1 171 63 36.9 548 380 69.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,472 664 45.1 761 226 29.7 168 62 36.6 542 376 69.4
      Inside principal cities 866 451 52.1 395 138 34.9 101 41 40.9 369 271 73.5
      Outside principal cities 606 213 35.1 366 88 24.0 68 20 (B) 173 105 60.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 23 13 (B) 15 7 (B) 3 1 (B) 6 4 (B)
Midwest 844 418 49.5 562 246 43.7 95 42 44.6 187 130 69.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 735 356 48.4 487 209 43.0 85 34 40.4 164 113 68.7
      Inside principal cities 382 196 51.4 227 107 47.0 58 25 (B) 97 64 66.1
      Outside principal cities 353 160 45.3 260 103 39.5 27 9 (B) 67 48 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 109 62 56.7 75 37 48.4 10 8 (B) 23 17 (B)
South 3,954 1,813 45.9 2,696 1,080 40.0 358 149 41.7 900 584 64.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,604 1,624 45.1 2,457 965 39.3 321 131 41.0 826 527 63.8
      Inside principal cities 1,769 909 51.4 1,137 512 45.1 172 79 46.0 459 317 69.0
      Outside principal cities 1,835 715 39.0 1,320 453 34.3 148 52 35.1 367 210 57.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 351 189 54.0 239 115 47.9 37 18 (B) 74 57 (B)
West 4,210 1,913 45.4 2,876 1,176 40.9 398 159 39.9 936 578 61.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,946 1,786 45.3 2,685 1,095 40.8 385 155 40.3 876 536 61.1
      Inside principal cities 1,998 973 48.7 1,296 583 45.0 208 84 40.6 494 305 61.8
      Outside principal cities 1,948 813 41.7 1,389 512 36.9 177 71 40.1 382 231 60.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 264 127 48.3 192 81 42.3 12 3 (B) 60 43 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
253 144 57.0 113 41 36.3 25 10 (B) 116 93 80.2
Middle Atlantic 1,241 532 42.9 663 192 29.0 146 53 36.0 432 288 66.6
East North Central 653 316 48.3 438 189 43.3 78 36 46.2 137 90 65.7
West North Central 190 102 53.5 124 56 45.4 17 6 (B) 50 39 (B)
South Atlantic 1,431 550 38.4 1,007 335 33.3 124 50 39.9 300 165 55.1
East South Central 111 67 60.4 67 35 (B) 26 16 (B) 18 17 (B)
West South Central 2,412 1,196 49.6 1,622 709 43.7 207 84 40.5 582 402 69.1
Mountain 1,100 534 48.5 741 306 41.3 92 39 42.7 266 188 70.6
Pacific 3,110 1,380 44.4 2,135 870 40.7 306 120 39.1 670 390 58.3

Poverty Footnotes


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