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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, not Hispanic (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
23,657 3,109 13.1 17,750 1,142 6.4 1,538 327 21.3 4,368 1,640 37.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
18,975 2,208 11.6 14,367 815 5.7 1,185 231 19.5 3,423 1,162 34.0
      Inside principal cities 5,262 787 14.9 3,816 282 7.4 333 70 21.0 1,112 434 39.1
      Outside principal cities 13,713 1,421 10.4 10,551 533 5.0 852 161 18.9 2,311 728 31.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,682 901 19.2 3,383 327 9.7 353 96 27.3 946 478 50.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
4,475 444 9.9 3,481 191 5.5 264 37 14.2 730 216 29.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,836 345 9.0 3,015 162 5.4 213 26 12.2 608 157 25.8
      Inside principal cities 632 105 16.6 461 49 10.7 42 8 (B) 129 47 36.8
      Outside principal cities 3,204 240 7.5 2,554 113 4.4 171 18 10.4 479 109 22.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 639 100 15.6 466 29 6.3 50 11 (B) 122 59 48.2
Midwest 6,463 926 14.3 4,725 297 6.3 467 103 22.1 1,271 526 41.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,758 603 12.7 3,521 183 5.2 323 65 20.1 914 355 38.9
      Inside principal cities 1,303 207 15.9 939 57 6.1 80 18 22.8 284 132 46.5
      Outside principal cities 3,455 396 11.5 2,582 126 4.9 243 47 19.3 630 223 35.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,705 323 18.9 1,203 114 9.5 144 38 26.6 357 170 47.7
South 8,007 1,203 15.0 5,969 441 7.4 509 138 27.2 1,529 624 40.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,231 824 13.2 4,679 297 6.3 382 102 26.7 1,170 426 36.4
      Inside principal cities 1,729 276 16.0 1,234 97 7.9 103 29 28.3 393 150 38.2
      Outside principal cities 4,502 548 12.2 3,445 200 5.8 279 73 26.1 778 276 35.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,776 379 21.4 1,291 144 11.2 127 37 28.9 358 198 55.4
West 4,712 535 11.4 3,575 212 5.9 299 48 16.1 838 275 32.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,150 436 10.5 3,152 173 5.5 267 38 14.3 730 225 30.7
      Inside principal cities 1,598 198 12.4 1,184 79 6.7 107 14 13.2 307 105 34.2
      Outside principal cities 2,552 237 9.3 1,969 94 4.8 160 24 15.0 424 119 28.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 563 99 17.7 423 39 9.3 32 10 (B) 108 50 46.6

Division (31)
 
New England
1,408 139 9.8 1,076 52 4.8 79 16 20.0 253 71 28.1
Middle Atlantic 3,067 306 10.0 2,405 140 5.8 184 21 11.6 478 145 30.3
East North Central 4,389 619 14.1 3,179 178 5.6 310 66 21.3 901 375 41.7
West North Central 2,074 307 14.8 1,546 119 7.7 157 37 23.8 371 150 40.6
South Atlantic 4,263 562 13.2 3,191 209 6.5 268 55 20.6 805 298 37.1
East South Central 1,587 316 19.9 1,172 116 9.9 91 44 48.1 323 156 48.2
West South Central 2,157 325 15.1 1,606 116 7.2 149 39 26.4 401 170 42.4
Mountain 1,846 224 12.2 1,424 93 6.6 110 19 17.1 312 112 36.0
Pacific 2,867 311 10.8 2,151 119 5.5 189 29 15.5 527 163 30.9

Poverty Footnotes


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