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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 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6)

All races (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
38,962 8,206 21.1 26,490 2,931 11.1 2,676 695 26.0 9,796 4,580 46.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
32,983 6,721 20.4 22,428 2,424 10.8 2,236 567 25.3 8,319 3,730 44.8
      Inside principal cities 12,498 3,539 28.3 7,550 1,155 15.3 911 275 30.2 4,038 2,108 52.2
      Outside principal cities 20,485 3,182 15.5 14,877 1,268 8.5 1,325 291 22.0 4,282 1,622 37.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,979 1,485 24.8 4,062 507 12.5 440 129 29.3 1,476 850 57.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
6,826 1,246 18.3 4,627 389 8.4 446 110 24.7 1,753 747 42.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,150 1,128 18.3 4,136 352 8.5 392 95 24.3 1,621 681 42.0
      Inside principal cities 1,969 651 33.0 998 160 16.0 153 56 36.9 819 435 53.1
      Outside principal cities 4,181 478 11.4 3,138 192 6.1 240 39 16.2 803 247 30.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 676 117 17.4 491 37 7.5 54 15 (B) 132 66 49.8
Midwest 8,556 1,726 20.2 5,781 525 9.1 639 158 24.7 2,135 1,043 48.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,663 1,319 19.8 4,474 383 8.6 481 112 23.2 1,709 824 48.2
      Inside principal cities 2,418 704 29.1 1,411 174 12.3 186 58 31.2 821 472 57.5
      Outside principal cities 4,246 614 14.5 3,063 209 6.8 295 54 18.2 888 351 39.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,892 407 21.5 1,307 142 10.9 159 47 29.3 426 219 51.4
South 14,344 3,362 23.4 9,403 1,113 11.8 952 272 28.5 3,989 1,977 49.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 11,790 2,624 22.3 7,750 882 11.4 772 218 28.2 3,267 1,524 46.7
      Inside principal cities 4,364 1,302 29.8 2,565 412 16.1 299 86 28.7 1,500 804 53.6
      Outside principal cities 7,426 1,322 17.8 5,185 470 9.1 474 132 27.9 1,767 720 40.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,554 738 28.9 1,653 231 14.0 180 53 29.8 722 453 62.8
West 9,236 1,872 20.3 6,679 903 13.5 638 156 24.4 1,918 813 42.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 8,379 1,650 19.7 6,067 807 13.3 591 142 24.0 1,722 701 40.7
      Inside principal cities 3,747 882 23.5 2,576 410 15.9 273 75 27.5 898 397 44.2
      Outside principal cities 4,632 768 16.6 3,491 397 11.4 317 66 20.9 824 304 36.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 856 222 25.9 612 96 15.7 48 14 (B) 197 112 57.0

Division (31)
 
New England
1,813 281 15.5 1,280 86 6.7 113 26 22.7 420 169 40.2
Middle Atlantic 5,013 965 19.3 3,346 303 9.0 334 85 25.4 1,332 578 43.4
East North Central 6,030 1,262 20.9 3,979 355 8.9 450 111 24.6 1,601 796 49.7
West North Central 2,525 464 18.4 1,802 170 9.4 189 47 25.0 534 247 46.2
South Atlantic 7,362 1,486 20.2 4,803 442 9.2 474 115 24.2 2,085 929 44.6
East South Central 2,223 599 26.9 1,431 163 11.4 147 68 46.5 645 368 57.0
West South Central 4,759 1,277 26.8 3,169 508 16.0 331 89 26.8 1,259 680 54.0
Mountain 2,895 610 21.1 2,099 273 13.0 182 41 22.7 614 295 48.1
Pacific 6,341 1,262 19.9 4,580 630 13.8 456 114 25.1 1,305 518 39.7

Poverty Footnotes


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