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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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POV45: Region, Division and Type of Residence -- Poverty Status for Families With Related Children Under 18 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 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6)

All races (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
38,962 6,104 15.7 26,490 1,989 7.5 2,676 471 17.6 9,796 3,645 37.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
32,983 5,000 15.2 22,428 1,654 7.4 2,236 383 17.1 8,319 2,963 35.6
      Inside principal cities 12,498 2,707 21.7 7,550 810 10.7 911 198 21.7 4,038 1,699 42.1
      Outside principal cities 20,485 2,293 11.2 14,877 843 5.7 1,325 186 14.0 4,282 1,264 29.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,979 1,104 18.5 4,062 335 8.3 440 88 19.9 1,476 681 46.1

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
6,826 968 14.2 4,627 269 5.8 446 88 19.8 1,753 611 34.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,150 881 14.3 4,136 248 6.0 392 77 19.5 1,621 557 34.4
      Inside principal cities 1,969 526 26.7 998 120 12.0 153 47 30.6 819 360 44.0
      Outside principal cities 4,181 355 8.5 3,138 128 4.1 240 30 12.5 803 197 24.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 676 86 12.8 491 21 4.3 54 12 (B) 132 54 40.9
Midwest 8,556 1,332 15.6 5,781 358 6.2 639 112 17.5 2,135 862 40.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,663 1,037 15.6 4,474 269 6.0 481 77 16.0 1,709 691 40.4
      Inside principal cities 2,418 577 23.9 1,411 131 9.3 186 42 22.8 821 404 49.2
      Outside principal cities 4,246 460 10.8 3,063 139 4.5 295 34 11.7 888 287 32.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,892 295 15.6 1,307 89 6.8 159 35 22.1 426 171 40.2
South 14,344 2,430 16.9 9,403 732 7.8 952 167 17.6 3,989 1,531 38.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 11,790 1,868 15.8 7,750 567 7.3 772 132 17.1 3,267 1,169 35.8
      Inside principal cities 4,364 949 21.8 2,565 270 10.5 299 55 18.4 1,500 624 41.6
      Outside principal cities 7,426 918 12.4 5,185 297 5.7 474 77 16.3 1,767 544 30.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,554 562 22.0 1,653 165 10.0 180 35 19.6 722 362 50.1
West 9,236 1,374 14.9 6,679 630 9.4 638 103 16.2 1,918 641 33.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 8,379 1,215 14.5 6,067 570 9.4 591 98 16.5 1,722 547 31.8
      Inside principal cities 3,747 655 17.5 2,576 290 11.2 273 54 19.7 898 312 34.7
      Outside principal cities 4,632 560 12.1 3,491 280 8.0 317 44 13.8 824 235 28.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 856 160 18.7 612 60 9.8 48 6 (B) 197 94 47.9

Division (31)
 
New England
1,813 223 12.3 1,280 61 4.7 113 19 17.1 420 143 34.0
Middle Atlantic 5,013 745 14.9 3,346 208 6.2 334 69 20.7 1,332 468 35.1
East North Central 6,030 983 16.3 3,979 241 6.1 450 75 16.7 1,601 666 41.6
West North Central 2,525 349 13.8 1,802 117 6.5 189 37 19.4 534 196 36.6
South Atlantic 7,362 1,063 14.4 4,803 291 6.1 474 70 14.8 2,085 702 33.7
East South Central 2,223 449 20.2 1,431 104 7.3 147 45 30.4 645 300 46.5
West South Central 4,759 918 19.3 3,169 337 10.6 331 53 16.0 1,259 529 42.0
Mountain 2,895 450 15.6 2,099 175 8.4 182 34 18.6 614 241 39.2
Pacific 6,341 924 14.6 4,580 455 9.9 456 69 15.2 1,305 400 30.7

Poverty Footnotes


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