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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)

White alone (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
30,241 5,439 18.0 22,098 2,319 10.5 2,034 481 23.6 6,110 2,639 43.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
25,099 4,341 17.3 18,409 1,891 10.3 1,647 371 22.5 5,043 2,079 41.2
      Inside principal cities 8,388 2,012 24.0 5,731 862 15.0 577 144 24.9 2,080 1,006 48.4
      Outside principal cities 16,711 2,329 13.9 12,678 1,029 8.1 1,070 227 21.3 2,964 1,073 36.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,142 1,098 21.4 3,689 428 11.6 387 109 28.3 1,066 560 52.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,329 768 14.4 3,896 270 6.9 335 64 19.1 1,097 434 39.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,675 659 14.1 3,420 236 6.9 284 51 18.1 971 371 38.2
      Inside principal cities 1,114 316 28.3 658 91 13.8 77 24 31.0 379 201 53.1
      Outside principal cities 3,561 343 9.6 2,762 145 5.3 207 28 13.3 592 170 28.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 654 109 16.7 476 34 7.1 52 13 (B) 126 63 49.8
Midwest 7,090 1,145 16.2 5,152 425 8.2 525 117 22.2 1,413 604 42.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,299 787 14.8 3,890 293 7.5 373 74 19.7 1,036 420 40.5
      Inside principal cities 1,573 307 19.5 1,107 113 10.2 112 23 21.0 354 170 48.1
      Outside principal cities 3,726 479 12.9 2,783 180 6.5 262 50 19.2 681 249 36.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,791 359 20.0 1,261 131 10.4 152 43 28.3 378 184 48.8
South 10,412 2,048 19.7 7,613 904 11.9 669 182 27.2 2,130 962 45.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 8,433 1,582 18.8 6,187 712 11.5 525 139 26.4 1,720 731 42.5
      Inside principal cities 2,835 705 24.9 1,959 330 16.8 178 45 25.4 698 330 47.3
      Outside principal cities 5,598 877 15.7 4,228 383 9.0 348 94 26.9 1,022 401 39.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,979 466 23.5 1,425 192 13.5 144 43 30.0 410 231 56.3
West 7,410 1,478 19.9 5,437 721 13.3 504 118 23.4 1,469 639 43.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,692 1,314 19.6 4,911 649 13.2 464 107 23.1 1,316 557 42.3
      Inside principal cities 2,865 684 23.9 2,007 328 16.4 211 51 24.4 648 305 47.0
      Outside principal cities 3,827 630 16.5 2,904 321 11.1 254 56 22.1 669 252 37.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 718 165 22.9 526 72 13.6 40 11 (B) 153 82 53.8

Division (31)
 
New England
1,569 216 13.7 1,145 69 6.0 90 18 19.5 333 129 38.6
Middle Atlantic 3,760 552 14.7 2,751 201 7.3 245 46 19.0 764 305 40.0
East North Central 4,873 781 16.0 3,512 276 7.9 358 78 21.8 1,003 427 42.6
West North Central 2,217 364 16.4 1,640 148 9.1 167 38 23.0 411 177 43.1
South Atlantic 5,056 787 15.6 3,765 333 8.9 314 66 21.2 977 387 39.6
East South Central 1,658 351 21.2 1,223 138 11.2 97 48 49.2 338 166 49.2
West South Central 3,699 909 24.6 2,624 433 16.5 259 68 26.2 816 409 50.1
Mountain 2,528 496 19.6 1,864 228 12.2 160 32 20.0 503 236 46.9
Pacific 4,882 983 20.1 3,573 494 13.8 344 86 25.0 965 403 41.7

Poverty Footnotes


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