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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 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)

All races (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
38,962 10,100 25.9 26,490 3,929 14.8 2,676 879 32.8 9,796 5,292 54.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
32,983 8,261 25.0 22,428 3,216 14.3 2,236 717 32.1 8,319 4,328 52.0
      Inside principal cities 12,498 4,244 34.0 7,550 1,502 19.9 911 358 39.3 4,038 2,383 59.0
      Outside principal cities 20,485 4,017 19.6 14,877 1,714 11.5 1,325 359 27.1 4,282 1,944 45.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,979 1,839 30.8 4,062 713 17.5 440 162 36.8 1,476 964 65.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
6,826 1,535 22.5 4,627 512 11.1 446 142 31.8 1,753 881 50.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,150 1,380 22.4 4,136 458 11.1 392 119 30.4 1,621 802 49.5
      Inside principal cities 1,969 771 39.2 998 204 20.4 153 68 44.2 819 500 61.1
      Outside principal cities 4,181 608 14.6 3,138 255 8.1 240 52 21.6 803 302 37.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 676 155 22.9 491 53 10.9 54 22 (B) 132 79 60.2
Midwest 8,556 2,105 24.6 5,781 706 12.2 639 203 31.7 2,135 1,197 56.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,663 1,588 23.8 4,474 499 11.1 481 149 31.1 1,709 940 55.0
      Inside principal cities 2,418 828 34.2 1,411 229 16.2 186 80 43.1 821 519 63.2
      Outside principal cities 4,246 760 17.9 3,063 270 8.8 295 69 23.5 888 420 47.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,892 517 27.3 1,307 207 15.8 159 53 33.7 426 257 60.3
South 14,344 4,136 28.8 9,403 1,526 16.2 952 339 35.6 3,989 2,271 56.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 11,790 3,231 27.4 7,750 1,193 15.4 772 270 35.0 3,267 1,768 54.1
      Inside principal cities 4,364 1,581 36.2 2,565 545 21.2 299 113 37.8 1,500 923 61.5
      Outside principal cities 7,426 1,651 22.2 5,185 649 12.5 474 157 33.2 1,767 845 47.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,554 904 35.4 1,653 333 20.1 180 69 38.3 722 503 69.7
West 9,236 2,324 25.2 6,679 1,186 17.8 638 195 30.6 1,918 943 49.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 8,379 2,062 24.6 6,067 1,066 17.6 591 178 30.1 1,722 818 47.5
      Inside principal cities 3,747 1,064 28.4 2,576 525 20.4 273 98 35.7 898 442 49.2
      Outside principal cities 4,632 998 21.6 3,491 541 15.5 317 80 25.3 824 377 45.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 856 262 30.6 612 120 19.6 48 17 (B) 197 125 63.5

Division (31)
 
New England
1,813 346 19.1 1,280 106 8.3 113 33 29.0 420 208 49.4
Middle Atlantic 5,013 1,189 23.7 3,346 406 12.1 334 109 32.7 1,332 674 50.6
East North Central 6,030 1,525 25.3 3,979 473 11.9 450 147 32.8 1,601 905 56.5
West North Central 2,525 580 23.0 1,802 233 12.9 189 55 29.2 534 292 54.6
South Atlantic 7,362 1,852 25.2 4,803 625 13.0 474 145 30.6 2,085 1,082 51.9
East South Central 2,223 739 33.2 1,431 226 15.8 147 86 58.4 645 427 66.2
West South Central 4,759 1,545 32.5 3,169 675 21.3 331 108 32.7 1,259 762 60.5
Mountain 2,895 759 26.2 2,099 368 17.6 182 56 30.9 614 334 54.4
Pacific 6,341 1,566 24.7 4,580 818 17.9 456 139 30.4 1,305 609 46.7

Poverty Footnotes


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