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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)

White alone (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
30,241 6,782 22.4 22,098 3,110 14.1 2,034 606 29.8 6,110 3,066 50.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
25,099 5,391 21.5 18,409 2,514 13.7 1,647 469 28.5 5,043 2,408 47.8
      Inside principal cities 8,388 2,452 29.2 5,731 1,128 19.7 577 191 33.0 2,080 1,134 54.5
      Outside principal cities 16,711 2,939 17.6 12,678 1,386 10.9 1,070 278 26.0 2,964 1,274 43.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,142 1,391 27.1 3,689 596 16.2 387 137 35.5 1,066 658 61.7

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,329 981 18.4 3,896 374 9.6 335 88 26.2 1,097 519 47.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,675 834 17.8 3,420 324 9.5 284 68 23.8 971 442 45.6
      Inside principal cities 1,114 386 34.6 658 124 18.9 77 29 37.6 379 233 61.4
      Outside principal cities 3,561 448 12.6 2,762 200 7.2 207 39 18.7 592 210 35.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 654 147 22.5 476 50 10.5 52 20 (B) 126 77 60.6
Midwest 7,090 1,429 20.2 5,152 570 11.1 525 147 27.9 1,413 713 50.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,299 970 18.3 3,890 383 9.8 373 97 26.0 1,036 491 47.4
      Inside principal cities 1,573 373 23.7 1,107 152 13.7 112 32 28.6 354 189 53.4
      Outside principal cities 3,726 597 16.0 2,783 230 8.3 262 65 24.9 681 302 44.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,791 459 25.6 1,261 187 14.8 152 49 32.6 378 222 58.8
South 10,412 2,542 24.4 7,613 1,220 16.0 669 222 33.2 2,130 1,100 51.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 8,433 1,952 23.2 6,187 952 15.4 525 167 31.8 1,720 834 48.5
      Inside principal cities 2,835 870 30.7 1,959 433 22.1 178 59 33.0 698 379 54.2
      Outside principal cities 5,598 1,082 19.3 4,228 519 12.3 348 108 31.1 1,022 455 44.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,979 590 29.8 1,425 269 18.8 144 55 38.3 410 266 65.0
West 7,410 1,830 24.7 5,437 946 17.4 504 150 29.7 1,469 735 50.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,692 1,634 24.4 4,911 856 17.4 464 137 29.5 1,316 641 48.7
      Inside principal cities 2,865 823 28.7 2,007 419 20.9 211 71 33.7 648 333 51.4
      Outside principal cities 3,827 811 21.2 2,904 437 15.0 254 66 26.1 669 308 46.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 718 196 27.3 526 90 17.2 40 12 (B) 153 93 61.1

Division (31)
 
New England
1,569 268 17.1 1,145 86 7.5 90 22 24.7 333 160 47.9
Middle Atlantic 3,760 713 19.0 2,751 288 10.5 245 65 26.7 764 359 47.0
East North Central 4,873 965 19.8 3,512 363 10.3 358 102 28.6 1,003 500 49.8
West North Central 2,217 464 20.9 1,640 207 12.6 167 44 26.5 411 213 52.0
South Atlantic 5,056 1,007 19.9 3,765 467 12.4 314 87 27.7 977 453 46.4
East South Central 1,658 441 26.6 1,223 187 15.3 97 53 54.7 338 201 59.6
West South Central 3,699 1,094 29.6 2,624 566 21.6 259 82 31.8 816 446 54.6
Mountain 2,528 622 24.6 1,864 305 16.4 160 46 28.5 503 272 54.0
Pacific 4,882 1,208 24.7 3,573 641 17.9 344 104 30.2 965 463 48.0

Poverty Footnotes


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