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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)

Black alone (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
5,765 2,162 37.5 2,208 309 14.0 438 153 34.9 3,119 1,700 54.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
5,266 1,913 36.3 2,026 279 13.8 411 143 34.8 2,829 1,491 52.7
      Inside principal cities 2,900 1,267 43.7 924 161 17.4 240 93 38.8 1,737 1,014 58.4
      Outside principal cities 2,366 646 27.3 1,102 118 10.7 172 50 29.4 1,092 478 43.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 499 248 49.8 183 30 16.7 26 9 (B) 290 209 72.0

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,003 369 36.8 340 51 14.9 89 37 41.4 575 282 49.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 992 364 36.7 334 49 14.8 87 35 40.2 571 280 49.0
      Inside principal cities 663 276 41.6 201 39 19.2 60 24 (B) 402 214 53.1
      Outside principal cities 329 88 26.8 133 11 8.1 27 11 (B) 169 66 39.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11 5 (B) 6 1 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 2 (B)
Midwest 1,069 480 44.9 354 63 17.7 80 30 37.1 634 388 61.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,036 460 44.4 340 60 17.5 79 29 36.3 617 372 60.2
      Inside principal cities 683 353 51.7 185 44 24.0 59 27 (B) 439 281 64.1
      Outside principal cities 353 107 30.3 156 15 9.8 20 1 (B) 178 90 50.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 33 20 (B) 14 3 (B) 1 1 (B) 17 16 (B)
South 3,141 1,159 36.9 1,221 147 12.0 226 72 31.8 1,694 940 55.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,697 936 34.7 1,066 122 11.4 203 65 32.1 1,427 749 52.5
      Inside principal cities 1,253 539 43.0 396 52 13.1 103 33 32.2 754 454 60.2
      Outside principal cities 1,444 397 27.5 670 70 10.5 100 32 32.0 673 295 43.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 445 222 49.9 155 25 16.0 23 7 (B) 267 191 71.5
West 552 154 27.9 293 49 16.8 43 14 (B) 216 90 41.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 541 153 28.2 286 48 16.7 42 14 (B) 213 90 42.4
      Inside principal cities 301 99 32.9 143 26 18.2 17 9 (B) 141 64 45.5
      Outside principal cities 240 54 22.4 143 22 15.3 25 6 (B) 72 26 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11 1 (B) 8 1 (B) 1 0 (B) 2 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
136 46 33.8 55 8 (B) 17 6 (B) 65 32 (B)
Middle Atlantic 867 323 37.3 285 43 15.0 72 30 (B) 510 250 49.1
East North Central 890 419 47.0 272 52 19.2 70 26 (B) 548 341 62.2
West North Central 179 61 34.2 82 10 12.6 10 4 (B) 86 47 54.2
South Atlantic 1,908 647 33.9 749 90 12.0 139 43 31.3 1,020 514 50.4
East South Central 499 219 43.8 172 14 8.1 40 17 (B) 288 188 65.4
West South Central 734 293 39.9 300 42 14.2 48 12 (B) 386 238 61.7
Mountain 120 32 27.0 68 7 (B) 8 2 (B) 44 23 (B)
Pacific 432 122 28.2 225 42 18.8 35 12 (B) 172 67 39.2

Poverty Footnotes


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