Skip Main Navigation Skip To Navigation Content
Current Population Survey (CPS)
A joint effort between the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau

Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


There is also additional background information for this table group.

Contents for Table

POV45: Region, Division and Type of Residence -- Poverty Status for Families With Related Children Under 18 by Family Structure: 2008

For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see www.census.gov/apsd/techdoc/cps/cpsmar09.pdf [PDF].

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 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6)

All races (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
38,962 8,576 22.0 26,490 3,151 11.9 2,676 734 27.4 9,796 4,691 47.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
32,983 7,008 21.2 22,428 2,600 11.6 2,236 599 26.8 8,319 3,808 45.8
      Inside principal cities 12,498 3,676 29.4 7,550 1,248 16.5 911 292 32.0 4,038 2,136 52.9
      Outside principal cities 20,485 3,332 16.3 14,877 1,352 9.1 1,325 308 23.2 4,282 1,672 39.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,979 1,569 26.2 4,062 551 13.6 440 135 30.6 1,476 883 59.8

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
6,826 1,304 19.1 4,627 419 9.1 446 117 26.1 1,753 769 43.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,150 1,180 19.2 4,136 381 9.2 392 100 25.5 1,621 699 43.1
      Inside principal cities 1,969 674 34.2 998 173 17.3 153 58 37.9 819 443 54.2
      Outside principal cities 4,181 506 12.1 3,138 208 6.6 240 42 17.5 803 256 31.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 676 124 18.4 491 38 7.7 54 17 (B) 132 70 53.0
Midwest 8,556 1,808 21.1 5,781 580 10.0 639 166 26.0 2,135 1,061 49.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,663 1,365 20.5 4,474 416 9.3 481 118 24.5 1,709 832 48.7
      Inside principal cities 2,418 732 30.3 1,411 195 13.8 186 63 34.0 821 474 57.7
      Outside principal cities 4,246 634 14.9 3,063 221 7.2 295 55 18.5 888 358 40.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,892 442 23.4 1,307 164 12.6 159 49 30.7 426 229 53.8
South 14,344 3,487 24.3 9,403 1,177 12.5 952 285 29.9 3,989 2,025 50.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 11,790 2,717 23.0 7,750 928 12.0 772 229 29.7 3,267 1,560 47.7
      Inside principal cities 4,364 1,342 30.7 2,565 437 17.0 299 90 30.0 1,500 815 54.3
      Outside principal cities 7,426 1,376 18.5 5,185 491 9.5 474 139 29.4 1,767 745 42.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,554 770 30.1 1,653 249 15.1 180 55 30.9 722 465 64.5
West 9,236 1,977 21.4 6,679 974 14.6 638 167 26.1 1,918 836 43.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 8,379 1,745 20.8 6,067 874 14.4 591 153 25.8 1,722 718 41.7
      Inside principal cities 3,747 928 24.8 2,576 444 17.2 273 81 29.5 898 404 45.0
      Outside principal cities 4,632 817 17.6 3,491 431 12.3 317 72 22.7 824 314 38.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 856 232 27.1 612 100 16.3 48 14 (B) 197 118 60.1

Division (31)
 
New England
1,813 294 16.2 1,280 91 7.1 113 26 22.9 420 177 42.2
Middle Atlantic 5,013 1,010 20.1 3,346 328 9.8 334 91 27.2 1,332 591 44.4
East North Central 6,030 1,309 21.7 3,979 384 9.6 450 117 26.0 1,601 808 50.5
West North Central 2,525 499 19.8 1,802 196 10.9 189 49 26.1 534 253 47.4
South Atlantic 7,362 1,547 21.0 4,803 473 9.9 474 120 25.3 2,085 953 45.7
East South Central 2,223 627 28.2 1,431 172 12.0 147 72 49.0 645 383 59.4
West South Central 4,759 1,313 27.6 3,169 532 16.8 331 93 28.0 1,259 689 54.7
Mountain 2,895 639 22.1 2,099 290 13.8 182 45 24.6 614 304 49.5
Pacific 6,341 1,338 21.1 4,580 684 14.9 456 122 26.7 1,305 532 40.8

Poverty Footnotes


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Contact: Demographic Call Center Staff at 301-763-2422 or 1-866-758-1060 (toll free)