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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)

Black A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
5,936 3,114 52.5 2,298 605 26.4 451 250 55.4 3,187 2,259 70.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
5,429 2,780 51.2 2,111 527 25.0 425 232 54.6 2,893 2,021 69.9
      Inside principal cities 2,977 1,747 58.7 956 278 29.0 250 153 61.2 1,770 1,316 74.4
      Outside principal cities 2,452 1,033 42.1 1,155 249 21.6 174 79 45.1 1,123 705 62.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 506 334 66.0 187 78 42.0 26 18 (B) 293 238 80.9

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,043 541 51.8 362 86 23.7 95 54 56.5 586 401 68.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,032 536 51.9 356 84 23.7 93 52 55.7 583 400 68.6
      Inside principal cities 683 391 57.2 207 57 27.4 64 37 (B) 411 297 72.2
      Outside principal cities 349 145 41.5 149 28 18.4 29 15 (B) 171 103 59.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11 5 (B) 6 1 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 2 (B)
Midwest 1,105 659 59.7 368 126 34.1 85 51 59.8 652 483 74.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,068 631 59.1 351 114 32.5 84 50 59.3 633 467 73.7
      Inside principal cities 697 463 66.4 187 71 37.9 64 45 (B) 447 347 77.6
      Outside principal cities 370 168 45.3 164 43 26.4 20 4 (B) 186 120 64.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 38 29 (B) 17 12 (B) 1 1 (B) 19 16 (B)
South 3,197 1,665 52.1 1,247 301 24.1 228 122 53.4 1,722 1,242 72.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,751 1,371 49.8 1,092 240 22.0 205 107 52.3 1,454 1,023 70.3
      Inside principal cities 1,275 750 58.8 407 106 26.0 104 59 56.3 764 585 76.6
      Outside principal cities 1,476 621 42.1 684 134 19.6 101 49 48.2 690 438 63.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 446 294 65.9 155 61 39.0 23 14 (B) 268 219 81.8
West 590 249 42.2 320 93 29.1 43 24 (B) 227 132 58.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 579 243 42.0 312 88 28.2 42 23 (B) 224 132 59.0
      Inside principal cities 321 144 44.8 155 44 28.4 17 12 (B) 149 88 59.0
      Outside principal cities 257 99 38.6 157 44 28.0 25 11 (B) 75 45 59.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12 6 (B) 8 5 (B) 1 1 (B) 3 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
142 70 49.5 57 10 (B) 19 12 (B) 66 48 (B)
Middle Atlantic 901 471 52.2 305 76 24.8 76 42 54.7 520 353 68.0
East North Central 917 568 61.9 282 102 36.2 75 44 (B) 561 421 75.1
West North Central 188 92 48.9 86 23 27.1 10 6 (B) 91 62 68.0
South Atlantic 1,938 916 47.3 761 160 21.0 140 69 49.0 1,038 688 66.3
East South Central 506 320 63.2 177 54 30.7 41 28 (B) 289 237 82.2
West South Central 753 429 57.0 310 87 28.1 48 25 (B) 396 317 80.2
Mountain 130 57 43.6 74 22 (B) 8 4 (B) 49 31 (B)
Pacific 460 192 41.8 246 71 28.9 36 19 (B) 178 101 57.0

Poverty Footnotes


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