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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)

Asian A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families, total (10)
3,644 841 23.1 2,932 581 19.8 255 74 29.2 457 186 40.6

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
3,547 811 22.9 2,861 562 19.7 244 70 28.8 442 178 40.3
      Inside principal cities 1,738 464 26.7 1,372 322 23.5 122 43 35.2 244 99 40.5
      Outside principal cities 1,809 347 19.2 1,489 240 16.1 122 27 22.4 198 79 40.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 98 30 31.0 71 18 (B) 11 4 (B) 16 8 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
783 188 24.0 653 151 23.1 43 14 (B) 87 23 26.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 772 187 24.2 643 150 23.4 43 14 (B) 87 23 26.4
      Inside principal cities 365 120 33.0 304 101 33.3 18 9 (B) 43 10 (B)
      Outside principal cities 408 67 16.4 339 49 14.4 25 5 (B) 44 13 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 10 1 (B) 10 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (B)
Midwest 400 88 21.9 328 54 16.5 30 10 (B) 43 24 (B)
  Inside metro statistical areas 383 82 21.5 317 52 16.4 25 9 (B) 41 22 (B)
      Inside principal cities 173 46 26.8 149 32 21.2 6 4 (B) 18 11 (B)
      Outside principal cities 210 36 17.2 169 20 12.1 19 5 (B) 22 11 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 17 5 (B) 10 2 (B) 4 1 (B) 3 3 (B)
South 811 187 23.0 644 121 18.8 66 21 (B) 101 44 43.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 785 172 21.9 625 112 17.8 63 19 (B) 97 41 42.6
      Inside principal cities 306 75 24.4 251 51 20.2 23 8 (B) 33 16 (B)
      Outside principal cities 478 97 20.3 374 61 16.2 40 12 (B) 64 25 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 26 14 (B) 19 10 (B) 4 2 (B) 4 3 (B)
West 1,650 378 22.9 1,308 254 19.5 116 30 25.6 226 94 41.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,607 369 23.0 1,276 249 19.5 113 28 25.0 217 92 42.3
      Inside principal cities 894 222 24.9 668 138 20.7 75 22 29.9 151 62 40.9
      Outside principal cities 712 147 20.6 608 110 18.2 38 6 (B) 67 30 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 43 9 (B) 32 6 (B) 3 1 (B) 8 2 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
127 29 23.1 98 16 16.2 5 3 (B) 24 10 (B)
Middle Atlantic 656 159 24.2 555 135 24.3 38 11 (B) 64 13 (B)
East North Central 305 64 20.8 260 42 16.1 16 3 (B) 30 19 (B)
West North Central 95 24 25.5 68 12 (B) 14 7 (B) 13 5 (B)
South Atlantic 466 94 20.2 373 61 16.3 39 12 (B) 53 21 (B)
East South Central 48 14 (B) 35 9 (B) 3 3 (B) 10 2 (B)
West South Central 297 79 26.4 236 51 21.6 24 6 (B) 37 21 (B)
Mountain 158 41 25.6 119 26 21.6 17 5 (B) 23 10 (B)
Pacific 1,492 338 22.6 1,189 229 19.2 100 25 25.0 203 84 41.3

Poverty Footnotes


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