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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)

Hispanic (of any race) (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
7,117 3,872 54.4 4,617 2,143 46.4 544 285 52.4 1,957 1,444 73.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
6,619 3,558 53.8 4,286 1,961 45.8 508 263 51.7 1,825 1,335 73.1
      Inside principal cities 3,404 2,042 60.0 2,037 1,056 51.9 282 163 57.8 1,085 822 75.7
      Outside principal cities 3,216 1,517 47.2 2,249 904 40.2 226 100 44.0 740 513 69.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 498 313 63.0 331 182 55.0 36 22 (B) 131 109 83.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,013 558 55.1 480 172 35.7 92 51 55.9 441 335 76.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 997 546 54.8 470 165 35.1 90 50 55.2 437 331 75.8
      Inside principal cities 598 369 61.8 242 98 40.4 54 34 (B) 301 238 78.8
      Outside principal cities 399 177 44.3 227 67 29.5 36 16 (B) 135 94 69.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16 12 (B) 11 7 (B) 1 1 (B) 4 4 (B)
Midwest 660 368 55.7 447 214 47.9 63 37 (B) 151 117 77.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 573 313 54.6 388 182 46.9 55 31 (B) 130 100 76.7
      Inside principal cities 287 172 59.7 176 93 52.7 36 22 (B) 76 57 75.2
      Outside principal cities 285 141 49.4 211 89 42.1 20 9 (B) 55 43 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 87 55 63.5 59 32 (B) 7 6 (B) 21 17 (B)
South 2,517 1,395 55.4 1,689 828 49.0 169 85 50.4 659 482 73.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,300 1,253 54.5 1,546 745 48.2 150 73 48.5 603 435 72.1
      Inside principal cities 1,161 717 61.8 745 412 55.3 80 44 54.5 336 262 77.8
      Outside principal cities 1,139 536 47.0 801 333 41.5 70 29 (B) 267 174 65.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 217 142 65.4 142 83 58.4 19 12 (B) 56 47 (B)
West 2,928 1,551 53.0 2,001 929 46.4 221 112 50.6 705 510 72.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,750 1,447 52.6 1,882 869 46.2 213 109 51.3 655 469 71.5
      Inside principal cities 1,357 783 57.7 873 454 52.0 112 63 56.6 372 266 71.5
      Outside principal cities 1,393 664 47.6 1,009 416 41.2 101 46 45.3 283 202 71.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 178 104 58.5 119 60 50.2 8 3 (B) 51 41 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
191 119 62.1 77 29 37.6 12 4 (B) 102 86 83.9
Middle Atlantic 822 440 53.5 404 143 35.4 80 47 59.2 339 250 73.7
East North Central 506 277 54.8 346 165 47.8 52 32 (B) 108 80 74.4
West North Central 154 90 58.7 100 49 48.5 11 5 (B) 43 37 (B)
South Atlantic 844 410 48.6 593 245 41.3 49 25 (B) 202 140 69.1
East South Central 75 57 76.5 51 35 (B) 6 6 (B) 18 17 (B)
West South Central 1,598 928 58.1 1,045 548 52.5 114 54 47.1 439 326 74.2
Mountain 741 432 58.3 474 236 49.7 51 26 (B) 216 170 78.7
Pacific 2,186 1,119 51.2 1,527 693 45.4 170 86 50.6 489 340 69.4

Poverty Footnotes


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