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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 alone (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
5,765 3,027 52.5 2,208 576 26.1 438 239 54.5 3,119 2,212 70.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
5,266 2,698 51.2 2,026 501 24.7 411 221 53.6 2,829 1,976 69.9
      Inside principal cities 2,900 1,701 58.6 924 264 28.6 240 145 60.3 1,737 1,293 74.4
      Outside principal cities 2,366 997 42.1 1,102 237 21.5 172 76 44.3 1,092 684 62.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 499 330 66.1 183 76 41.4 26 18 (B) 290 236 81.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,003 517 51.6 340 78 22.8 89 47 53.4 575 393 68.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 992 512 51.6 334 76 22.8 87 46 52.4 571 391 68.4
      Inside principal cities 663 378 57.0 201 55 27.4 60 32 (B) 402 290 72.1
      Outside principal cities 329 135 40.9 133 21 15.8 27 13 (B) 169 101 59.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11 5 (B) 6 1 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 2 (B)
Midwest 1,069 638 59.7 354 119 33.6 80 48 59.8 634 471 74.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,036 612 59.0 340 110 32.4 79 47 59.3 617 455 73.7
      Inside principal cities 683 453 66.3 185 71 38.3 59 43 (B) 439 340 77.3
      Outside principal cities 353 159 45.0 156 39 25.4 20 4 (B) 178 115 64.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 33 26 (B) 14 9 (B) 1 1 (B) 17 16 (B)
South 3,141 1,634 52.0 1,221 290 23.8 226 120 53.0 1,694 1,224 72.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,697 1,341 49.7 1,066 230 21.6 203 105 51.9 1,427 1,006 70.5
      Inside principal cities 1,253 732 58.4 396 96 24.1 103 58 55.9 754 579 76.8
      Outside principal cities 1,444 609 42.2 670 134 20.1 100 48 47.7 673 427 63.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 445 293 65.8 155 61 39.0 23 14 (B) 267 218 81.7
West 552 238 43.2 293 89 30.5 43 24 (B) 216 125 58.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 541 232 42.9 286 84 29.5 42 23 (B) 213 125 58.6
      Inside principal cities 301 138 45.9 143 42 29.8 17 12 (B) 141 84 59.3
      Outside principal cities 240 94 39.1 143 42 29.2 25 11 (B) 72 41 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11 6 (B) 8 5 (B) 1 1 (B) 2 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
136 67 49.3 55 10 (B) 17 10 (B) 65 47 (B)
Middle Atlantic 867 450 51.9 285 68 23.7 72 37 (B) 510 345 67.7
East North Central 890 552 62.0 272 98 36.1 70 41 (B) 548 412 75.2
West North Central 179 86 48.1 82 21 25.0 10 6 (B) 86 59 68.2
South Atlantic 1,908 903 47.4 749 159 21.2 139 68 48.6 1,020 677 66.4
East South Central 499 313 62.8 172 50 28.9 40 27 (B) 288 236 82.1
West South Central 734 417 56.8 300 82 27.3 48 25 (B) 386 310 80.3
Mountain 120 53 44.0 68 22 (B) 8 4 (B) 44 26 (B)
Pacific 432 186 42.9 225 67 30.0 35 19 (B) 172 99 57.4

Poverty Footnotes


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