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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)

Asian alone (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
1,833 426 23.2 1,529 287 18.8 80 32 39.4 224 107 47.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
1,790 404 22.6 1,500 275 18.4 77 28 37.0 213 100 46.8
      Inside principal cities 838 217 25.9 694 150 21.6 34 17 (B) 110 51 46.0
      Outside principal cities 951 187 19.6 806 126 15.6 43 12 (B) 103 49 47.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 44 23 (B) 30 12 (B) 3 3 (B) 11 7 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
385 91 23.6 324 70 21.6 9 4 (B) 52 17 (B)
  Inside metro statistical areas 383 90 23.5 323 69 21.5 9 4 (B) 52 17 (B)
      Inside principal cities 153 50 32.4 126 38 29.9 6 4 (B) 21 8 (B)
      Outside principal cities 230 41 17.6 196 32 16.1 3 0 (B) 31 9 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2 1 (B) 2 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (B)
Midwest 222 54 24.4 191 37 19.4 9 2 (B) 22 15 (B)
  Inside metro statistical areas 214 49 23.1 186 35 19.0 8 1 (B) 20 13 (B)
      Inside principal cities 107 34 31.2 98 26 26.9 2 1 (B) 7 6 (B)
      Outside principal cities 107 16 14.9 89 9 10.4 6 0 (B) 12 7 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 8 5 (B) 5 2 (B) 1 1 (B) 3 3 (B)
South 462 112 24.2 387 71 18.3 27 15 (B) 48 26 (B)
  Inside metro statistical areas 445 98 22.1 374 62 16.6 26 13 (B) 45 23 (B)
      Inside principal cities 189 42 22.1 159 27 17.3 11 6 (B) 18 8 (B)
      Outside principal cities 256 56 22.1 215 35 16.1 14 7 (B) 27 15 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 18 14 (B) 13 9 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 3 (B)
West 763 169 22.2 627 110 17.5 35 11 (B) 102 49 48.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 747 166 22.2 617 108 17.6 34 10 (B) 97 47 48.8
      Inside principal cities 389 92 23.7 311 58 18.7 15 6 (B) 64 28 (B)
      Outside principal cities 358 74 20.6 306 50 16.4 19 4 (B) 33 19 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16 3 (B) 11 1 (B) 1 1 (B) 5 1 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
89 18 20.0 70 12 (B) 1 0 (B) 18 6 (B)
Middle Atlantic 297 73 24.7 255 58 22.9 8 4 (B) 34 11 (B)
East North Central 165 42 25.5 145 30 20.8 5 1 (B) 15 10 (B)
West North Central 57 12 (B) 46 7 (B) 4 1 (B) 8 5 (B)
South Atlantic 252 46 18.1 219 29 13.3 9 6 (B) 24 11 (B)
East South Central 30 10 (B) 20 5 (B) 3 3 (B) 6 2 (B)
West South Central 181 56 31.2 147 37 24.8 16 6 (B) 18 13 (B)
Mountain 72 20 (B) 59 14 (B) 3 1 (B) 10 6 (B)
Pacific 691 149 21.5 568 96 16.9 32 10 (B) 91 43 46.9

Poverty Footnotes


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