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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 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6)

White A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
30,740 8,461 27.5 22,405 4,121 18.4 2,085 779 37.3 6,249 3,562 57.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
25,516 6,731 26.4 18,667 3,311 17.7 1,692 605 35.8 5,157 2,815 54.6
      Inside principal cities 8,570 3,039 35.5 5,836 1,457 25.0 600 259 43.1 2,134 1,324 62.0
      Outside principal cities 16,946 3,692 21.8 12,831 1,854 14.5 1,092 347 31.7 3,022 1,491 49.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,224 1,730 33.1 3,738 810 21.7 393 174 44.2 1,093 747 68.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,399 1,228 22.7 3,939 506 12.8 346 119 34.5 1,114 603 54.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,738 1,056 22.3 3,458 439 12.7 294 95 32.4 987 521 52.8
      Inside principal cities 1,135 455 40.1 664 149 22.4 84 42 49.5 387 264 68.4
      Outside principal cities 3,603 600 16.7 2,793 290 10.4 210 53 25.5 600 257 42.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 661 173 26.1 482 67 13.8 52 24 (B) 128 82 64.0
Midwest 7,191 1,803 25.1 5,200 759 14.6 541 195 36.1 1,450 849 58.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,383 1,226 22.8 3,928 501 12.8 389 133 34.2 1,065 592 55.5
      Inside principal cities 1,612 480 29.8 1,122 197 17.6 120 53 43.6 370 230 62.3
      Outside principal cities 3,770 746 19.8 2,806 304 10.8 269 80 29.9 696 361 51.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,808 577 31.9 1,272 257 20.2 152 62 41.1 385 257 66.8
South 10,561 3,165 30.0 7,697 1,617 21.0 685 283 41.4 2,179 1,264 58.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 8,546 2,430 28.4 6,253 1,255 20.1 537 212 39.4 1,756 963 54.9
      Inside principal cities 2,883 1,072 37.2 1,987 558 28.1 180 76 42.1 715 438 61.2
      Outside principal cities 5,663 1,358 24.0 4,266 697 16.3 357 136 38.0 1,041 526 50.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,015 735 36.5 1,444 363 25.1 148 72 48.5 423 301 71.1
West 7,588 2,266 29.9 5,569 1,239 22.3 514 181 35.2 1,506 846 56.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,849 2,020 29.5 5,028 1,116 22.2 472 165 35.0 1,349 739 54.8
      Inside principal cities 2,940 1,032 35.1 2,062 552 26.8 215 88 41.0 663 391 59.0
      Outside principal cities 3,909 988 25.3 2,966 563 19.0 257 77 30.0 686 347 50.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 739 246 33.2 541 123 22.8 42 15 (B) 157 107 68.4

Division (31)
 
New England
1,578 322 20.4 1,150 113 9.8 94 31 33.5 335 178 53.2
Middle Atlantic 3,821 906 23.7 2,789 393 14.1 252 88 34.9 780 425 54.5
East North Central 4,940 1,228 24.8 3,542 488 13.8 371 140 37.8 1,028 600 58.4
West North Central 2,251 575 25.6 1,658 271 16.3 170 55 32.5 423 249 58.9
South Atlantic 5,111 1,265 24.7 3,790 627 16.6 321 118 36.7 999 519 52.0
East South Central 1,682 553 32.9 1,233 259 21.0 103 61 59.6 346 233 67.2
West South Central 3,768 1,348 35.8 2,674 731 27.3 261 104 39.9 833 512 61.5
Mountain 2,569 754 29.4 1,893 396 20.9 161 53 33.0 516 305 59.1
Pacific 5,019 1,512 30.1 3,676 843 22.9 353 128 36.2 990 541 54.7

Poverty Footnotes


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