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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 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6)

White alone, not Hispanic (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
23,657 5,266 22.3 17,750 2,401 13.5 1,538 544 35.3 4,368 2,321 53.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
18,975 3,744 19.7 14,367 1,693 11.8 1,185 384 32.4 3,423 1,667 48.7
      Inside principal cities 5,262 1,250 23.8 3,816 526 13.8 333 116 34.7 1,112 608 54.7
      Outside principal cities 13,713 2,494 18.2 10,551 1,166 11.1 852 268 31.5 2,311 1,059 45.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,682 1,522 32.5 3,383 708 20.9 353 160 45.3 946 654 69.1

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
4,475 807 18.0 3,481 390 11.2 264 82 31.1 730 335 45.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,836 638 16.6 3,015 324 10.8 213 59 27.7 608 255 41.9
      Inside principal cities 632 163 25.8 461 79 17.1 42 16 (B) 129 68 53.0
      Outside principal cities 3,204 475 14.8 2,554 245 9.6 171 43 25.2 479 186 38.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 639 169 26.4 466 65 14.0 50 23 (B) 122 80 65.8
Midwest 6,463 1,535 23.8 4,725 619 13.1 467 164 35.1 1,271 752 59.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,758 975 20.5 3,521 369 10.5 323 102 31.6 914 505 55.2
      Inside principal cities 1,303 323 24.8 939 112 11.9 80 29 35.6 284 183 64.5
      Outside principal cities 3,455 652 18.9 2,582 257 10.0 243 73 30.2 630 322 51.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,705 560 32.8 1,203 250 20.8 144 62 43.0 357 247 69.2
South 8,007 1,996 24.9 5,969 939 15.7 509 213 42.0 1,529 844 55.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,231 1,366 21.9 4,679 627 13.4 382 152 39.7 1,170 588 50.2
      Inside principal cities 1,729 433 25.0 1,234 184 14.9 103 39 37.7 393 210 53.4
      Outside principal cities 4,502 934 20.7 3,445 443 12.9 279 113 40.4 778 378 48.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,776 629 35.4 1,291 311 24.1 127 62 48.7 358 256 71.4
West 4,712 928 19.7 3,575 453 12.7 299 84 28.2 838 391 46.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,150 764 18.4 3,152 373 11.8 267 71 26.7 730 320 43.9
      Inside principal cities 1,598 331 20.7 1,184 152 12.8 107 32 29.9 307 147 47.9
      Outside principal cities 2,552 433 17.0 1,969 221 11.2 160 39 24.5 424 173 40.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 563 164 29.2 423 81 19.1 32 13 (B) 108 70 65.1

Division (31)
 
New England
1,408 243 17.3 1,076 97 9.0 79 29 37.1 253 116 46.0
Middle Atlantic 3,067 564 18.4 2,405 292 12.2 184 53 28.5 478 219 45.8
East North Central 4,389 1,025 23.3 3,179 380 11.9 310 112 36.2 901 533 59.2
West North Central 2,074 510 24.6 1,546 239 15.5 157 52 32.9 371 219 59.2
South Atlantic 4,263 967 22.7 3,191 449 14.1 268 101 37.6 805 418 52.0
East South Central 1,587 517 32.6 1,172 243 20.7 91 55 60.7 323 219 67.8
West South Central 2,157 511 23.7 1,606 248 15.4 149 57 38.2 401 206 51.4
Mountain 1,846 391 21.2 1,424 206 14.5 110 29 26.0 312 157 50.3
Pacific 2,867 537 18.7 2,151 247 11.5 189 56 29.5 527 234 44.4

Poverty Footnotes


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