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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)

White alone (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
30,241 3,918 13.0 22,098 1,543 7.0 2,034 318 15.6 6,110 2,057 33.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
25,099 3,121 12.4 18,409 1,266 6.9 1,647 242 14.7 5,043 1,613 32.0
      Inside principal cities 8,388 1,481 17.7 5,731 602 10.5 577 96 16.6 2,080 783 37.6
      Outside principal cities 16,711 1,640 9.8 12,678 663 5.2 1,070 146 13.7 2,964 831 28.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,142 797 15.5 3,689 277 7.5 387 76 19.7 1,066 444 41.6

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,329 585 11.0 3,896 185 4.7 335 51 15.3 1,097 349 31.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,675 504 10.8 3,420 166 4.9 284 42 14.6 971 296 30.5
      Inside principal cities 1,114 248 22.3 658 70 10.6 77 21 26.7 379 158 41.6
      Outside principal cities 3,561 255 7.2 2,762 96 3.5 207 21 10.1 592 138 23.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 654 82 12.5 476 19 3.9 52 10 (B) 126 53 42.2
Midwest 7,090 840 11.8 5,152 281 5.5 525 81 15.4 1,413 478 33.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,299 583 11.0 3,890 198 5.1 373 49 13.1 1,036 336 32.5
      Inside principal cities 1,573 235 15.0 1,107 83 7.5 112 16 14.2 354 137 38.6
      Outside principal cities 3,726 347 9.3 2,783 115 4.1 262 33 12.6 681 200 29.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,791 257 14.4 1,261 83 6.6 152 32 21.1 378 142 37.6
South 10,412 1,434 13.8 7,613 597 7.8 669 113 16.9 2,130 724 34.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 8,433 1,089 12.9 6,187 461 7.4 525 82 15.7 1,720 545 31.7
      Inside principal cities 2,835 497 17.5 1,959 221 11.3 178 27 15.4 698 248 35.6
      Outside principal cities 5,598 592 10.6 4,228 240 5.7 348 55 15.8 1,022 297 29.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,979 346 17.5 1,425 136 9.5 144 31 21.6 410 179 43.6
West 7,410 1,059 14.3 5,437 480 8.8 504 73 14.4 1,469 506 34.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,692 946 14.1 4,911 441 9.0 464 69 15.0 1,316 436 33.1
      Inside principal cities 2,865 500 17.5 2,007 228 11.4 211 32 15.1 648 240 37.1
      Outside principal cities 3,827 446 11.7 2,904 213 7.3 254 38 14.8 669 196 29.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 718 112 15.6 526 39 7.5 40 3 (B) 153 70 45.8

Division (31)
 
New England
1,569 170 10.8 1,145 48 4.2 90 14 16.0 333 108 32.3
Middle Atlantic 3,760 415 11.0 2,751 137 5.0 245 37 15.1 764 242 31.6
East North Central 4,873 575 11.8 3,512 180 5.1 358 51 14.3 1,003 345 34.4
West North Central 2,217 265 11.9 1,640 101 6.2 167 30 17.7 411 134 32.5
South Atlantic 5,056 534 10.6 3,765 219 5.8 314 42 13.3 977 273 27.9
East South Central 1,658 259 15.6 1,223 89 7.3 97 34 35.3 338 136 40.2
West South Central 3,699 642 17.3 2,624 289 11.0 259 37 14.5 816 316 38.7
Mountain 2,528 356 14.1 1,864 136 7.3 160 26 16.0 503 194 38.6
Pacific 4,882 703 14.4 3,573 344 9.6 344 47 13.7 965 312 32.3

Poverty Footnotes


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