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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)

Black A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
5,936 1,756 29.6 2,298 225 9.8 451 115 25.5 3,187 1,416 44.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
5,429 1,561 28.8 2,111 203 9.6 425 110 25.9 2,893 1,249 43.2
      Inside principal cities 2,977 1,044 35.1 956 109 11.4 250 76 30.6 1,770 858 48.5
      Outside principal cities 2,452 518 21.1 1,155 94 8.1 174 33 19.1 1,123 390 34.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 506 195 38.5 187 22 11.9 26 5 (B) 293 167 57.1

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,043 309 29.6 362 36 9.8 95 33 34.3 586 241 41.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,032 306 29.7 356 35 9.8 93 31 33.0 583 241 41.3
      Inside principal cities 683 238 34.8 207 26 12.7 64 22 (B) 411 190 46.1
      Outside principal cities 349 69 19.6 149 9 5.9 29 9 (B) 171 51 29.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11 2 (B) 6 1 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 0 (B)
Midwest 1,105 428 38.7 368 52 14.1 85 26 31.0 652 349 53.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,068 411 38.5 351 51 14.6 84 25 30.1 633 335 52.9
      Inside principal cities 697 313 44.9 187 34 18.2 64 24 (B) 447 255 57.1
      Outside principal cities 370 98 26.6 164 17 10.5 20 1 (B) 186 80 42.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 38 16 (B) 17 1 (B) 1 1 (B) 19 14 (B)
South 3,197 895 28.0 1,247 95 7.6 228 45 19.8 1,722 755 43.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,751 720 26.2 1,092 76 6.9 205 43 20.9 1,454 602 41.4
      Inside principal cities 1,275 417 32.7 407 31 7.7 104 23 22.2 764 362 47.4
      Outside principal cities 1,476 304 20.6 684 44 6.5 101 20 19.6 690 240 34.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 446 175 39.2 155 19 12.5 23 2 (B) 268 153 57.1
West 590 124 21.0 320 42 13.2 43 11 (B) 227 71 31.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 579 123 21.2 312 41 13.1 42 11 (B) 224 71 31.8
      Inside principal cities 321 76 23.7 155 18 11.3 17 7 (B) 149 51 34.4
      Outside principal cities 257 47 18.2 157 23 14.8 25 3 (B) 75 20 26.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12 1 (B) 8 1 (B) 1 0 (B) 3 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
142 37 25.8 57 4 (B) 19 4 (B) 66 29 (B)
Middle Atlantic 901 272 30.2 305 32 10.4 76 29 37.4 520 212 40.8
East North Central 917 371 40.4 282 44 15.5 75 22 (B) 561 305 54.3
West North Central 188 57 30.3 86 8 9.6 10 4 (B) 91 45 48.9
South Atlantic 1,938 497 25.6 761 57 7.5 140 28 20.3 1,038 411 39.6
East South Central 506 170 33.6 177 9 4.9 41 8 (B) 289 154 53.2
West South Central 753 229 30.4 310 29 9.4 48 9 (B) 396 190 48.1
Mountain 130 27 20.9 74 5 (B) 8 2 (B) 49 20 (B)
Pacific 460 97 21.1 246 37 15.0 36 8 (B) 178 51 28.9

Poverty Footnotes


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