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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 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)

Black alone (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
5,765 2,234 38.8 2,208 339 15.3 438 162 37.0 3,119 1,734 55.6

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
5,266 1,978 37.6 2,026 306 15.1 411 152 36.8 2,829 1,521 53.8
      Inside principal cities 2,900 1,297 44.7 924 176 19.0 240 96 40.0 1,737 1,026 59.1
      Outside principal cities 2,366 681 28.8 1,102 130 11.8 172 56 32.4 1,092 495 45.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 499 256 51.4 183 33 18.2 26 10 (B) 290 213 73.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,003 378 37.6 340 55 16.1 89 37 41.4 575 286 49.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 992 373 37.5 334 54 16.0 87 35 40.2 571 284 49.7
      Inside principal cities 663 280 42.2 201 41 20.2 60 24 (B) 402 215 53.6
      Outside principal cities 329 93 28.2 133 13 9.7 27 11 (B) 169 69 40.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11 5 (B) 6 1 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 2 (B)
Midwest 1,069 494 46.2 354 73 20.5 80 32 39.8 634 389 61.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,036 472 45.6 340 68 20.0 79 31 39.0 617 373 60.5
      Inside principal cities 683 362 53.0 185 49 26.7 59 29 (B) 439 283 64.5
      Outside principal cities 353 110 31.3 156 19 12.0 20 1 (B) 178 90 50.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 33 22 (B) 14 5 (B) 1 1 (B) 17 16 (B)
South 3,141 1,199 38.2 1,221 153 12.5 226 79 34.9 1,694 968 57.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,697 971 36.0 1,066 127 11.9 203 71 35.1 1,427 773 54.2
      Inside principal cities 1,253 552 44.1 396 55 14.0 103 34 33.1 754 463 61.4
      Outside principal cities 1,444 419 29.0 670 71 10.7 100 37 37.2 673 310 46.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 445 228 51.3 155 26 16.7 23 7 (B) 267 195 73.1
West 552 163 29.6 293 59 20.0 43 14 (B) 216 90 41.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 541 162 29.9 286 57 20.0 42 14 (B) 213 90 42.4
      Inside principal cities 301 103 34.3 143 30 21.1 17 9 (B) 141 64 45.5
      Outside principal cities 240 59 24.5 143 27 18.9 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 48 35.6 55 8 (B) 17 6 (B) 65 34 (B)
Middle Atlantic 867 329 38.0 285 47 16.4 72 30 (B) 510 252 49.4
East North Central 890 433 48.6 272 62 22.8 70 28 (B) 548 343 62.5
West North Central 179 61 34.2 82 10 12.6 10 4 (B) 86 47 54.2
South Atlantic 1,908 670 35.1 749 93 12.4 139 47 33.8 1,020 530 52.0
East South Central 499 231 46.2 172 17 10.1 40 19 (B) 288 194 67.5
West South Central 734 299 40.7 300 42 14.2 48 13 (B) 386 244 63.0
Mountain 120 33 28.0 68 8 (B) 8 2 (B) 44 23 (B)
Pacific 432 130 30.1 225 50 22.4 35 12 (B) 172 67 39.2

Poverty Footnotes


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