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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 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6)

White alone, not Hispanic (12)
 
Families, total (10)
54,450 10,443 19.2 44,281 6,221 14.0 3,069 1,003 32.7 7,100 3,220 45.3

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
43,312 7,505 17.3 35,169 4,420 12.6 2,448 721 29.5 5,694 2,364 41.5
      Inside principal cities 12,184 2,437 20.0 9,513 1,351 14.2 771 238 30.9 1,901 847 44.6
      Outside principal cities 31,128 5,068 16.3 25,656 3,069 12.0 1,678 483 28.8 3,793 1,516 40.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,138 2,938 26.4 9,112 1,801 19.8 621 281 45.3 1,406 856 60.9

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
10,293 1,646 16.0 8,339 990 11.9 562 136 24.2 1,392 520 37.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 8,843 1,336 15.1 7,169 818 11.4 475 106 22.3 1,199 412 34.3
      Inside principal cities 1,679 386 23.0 1,299 249 19.2 127 33 26.2 253 103 40.8
      Outside principal cities 7,164 950 13.3 5,870 569 9.7 348 73 20.9 946 308 32.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,451 310 21.4 1,171 172 14.7 87 30 34.5 193 108 56.0
Midwest 14,425 2,811 19.5 11,599 1,523 13.1 858 293 34.1 1,967 996 50.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,427 1,793 17.2 8,377 945 11.3 629 182 28.9 1,420 666 46.9
      Inside principal cities 2,826 601 21.2 2,168 305 14.1 180 50 27.6 478 245 51.3
      Outside principal cities 7,600 1,192 15.7 6,209 640 10.3 449 132 29.4 943 420 44.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,998 1,018 25.5 3,222 577 17.9 229 111 48.4 547 330 60.4
South 19,178 4,212 22.0 15,711 2,655 16.9 1,039 404 38.8 2,428 1,153 47.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 14,827 2,911 19.6 12,120 1,800 14.9 795 281 35.4 1,912 829 43.4
      Inside principal cities 4,061 822 20.3 3,187 449 14.1 234 91 38.8 640 283 44.2
      Outside principal cities 10,766 2,089 19.4 8,933 1,352 15.1 562 191 34.0 1,271 546 43.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,351 1,301 29.9 3,591 855 23.8 244 122 50.1 516 324 62.8
West 10,553 1,774 16.8 8,631 1,053 12.2 610 170 27.9 1,313 551 42.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 9,216 1,465 15.9 7,503 855 11.4 550 152 27.7 1,163 457 39.3
      Inside principal cities 3,619 628 17.4 2,859 347 12.2 230 65 28.1 530 216 40.8
      Outside principal cities 5,597 837 15.0 4,644 508 10.9 320 88 27.4 634 241 38.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,337 309 23.1 1,127 198 17.5 61 18 (B) 149 93 62.5

Division (31)
 
New England
3,124 465 14.9 2,507 254 10.1 170 42 24.7 447 169 37.9
Middle Atlantic 7,169 1,181 16.5 5,832 736 12.6 391 94 24.0 946 350 37.1
East North Central 9,790 1,913 19.5 7,796 992 12.7 607 207 34.1 1,388 714 51.4
West North Central 4,634 899 19.4 3,804 531 14.0 252 86 34.1 579 282 48.7
South Atlantic 10,321 2,128 20.6 8,480 1,361 16.1 543 178 32.7 1,298 589 45.4
East South Central 3,777 1,033 27.4 3,064 624 20.4 229 118 51.7 485 292 60.1
West South Central 5,079 1,051 20.7 4,168 670 16.1 267 108 40.3 644 273 42.3
Mountain 3,959 701 17.7 3,267 443 13.6 211 52 24.7 481 206 42.9
Pacific 6,594 1,073 16.3 5,363 610 11.4 400 118 29.6 832 344 41.4

Poverty Footnotes


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