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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 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6)

White alone, not Hispanic (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
23,657 5,817 24.6 17,750 2,764 15.6 1,538 602 39.1 4,368 2,452 56.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
18,975 4,145 21.8 14,367 1,964 13.7 1,185 416 35.1 3,423 1,765 51.6
      Inside principal cities 5,262 1,350 25.7 3,816 595 15.6 333 124 37.3 1,112 630 56.7
      Outside principal cities 13,713 2,795 20.4 10,551 1,369 13.0 852 292 34.3 2,311 1,134 49.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,682 1,672 35.7 3,383 800 23.6 353 185 52.5 946 687 72.6

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
4,475 891 19.9 3,481 451 13.0 264 88 33.4 730 352 48.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,836 701 18.3 3,015 371 12.3 213 65 30.3 608 266 43.8
      Inside principal cities 632 174 27.6 461 89 19.4 42 17 (B) 129 69 53.2
      Outside principal cities 3,204 527 16.4 2,554 281 11.0 171 48 28.1 479 198 41.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 639 190 29.7 466 81 17.3 50 23 (B) 122 86 70.0
Midwest 6,463 1,702 26.3 4,725 713 15.1 467 190 40.8 1,271 798 62.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,758 1,080 22.7 3,521 435 12.4 323 112 34.7 914 532 58.3
      Inside principal cities 1,303 349 26.8 939 129 13.8 80 29 36.1 284 191 67.2
      Outside principal cities 3,455 731 21.2 2,582 306 11.9 243 83 34.2 630 342 54.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,705 622 36.5 1,203 278 23.1 144 78 54.3 357 266 74.3
South 8,007 2,181 27.2 5,969 1,067 17.9 509 230 45.2 1,529 884 57.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,231 1,502 24.1 4,679 720 15.4 382 161 42.1 1,170 621 53.1
      Inside principal cities 1,729 463 26.8 1,234 204 16.6 103 42 40.5 393 217 55.1
      Outside principal cities 4,502 1,039 23.1 3,445 516 15.0 279 119 42.6 778 405 52.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,776 679 38.2 1,291 347 26.8 127 69 54.8 358 263 73.4
West 4,712 1,044 22.1 3,575 532 14.9 299 93 31.2 838 418 49.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,150 862 20.8 3,152 438 13.9 267 79 29.6 730 345 47.2
      Inside principal cities 1,598 364 22.8 1,184 173 14.6 107 37 34.4 307 154 50.3
      Outside principal cities 2,552 498 19.5 1,969 265 13.5 160 42 26.4 424 191 45.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 563 182 32.3 423 95 22.4 32 14 (B) 108 73 67.6

Division (31)
 
New England
1,408 260 18.5 1,076 108 10.1 79 31 38.9 253 121 47.9
Middle Atlantic 3,067 631 20.6 2,405 343 14.3 184 57 31.0 478 231 48.3
East North Central 4,389 1,143 26.0 3,179 445 14.0 310 133 42.9 901 565 62.7
West North Central 2,074 559 27.0 1,546 269 17.4 157 57 36.5 371 233 62.9
South Atlantic 4,263 1,062 24.9 3,191 518 16.2 268 107 40.1 805 437 54.3
East South Central 1,587 560 35.3 1,172 270 23.1 91 60 65.9 323 230 71.1
West South Central 2,157 558 25.9 1,606 278 17.3 149 62 41.8 401 218 54.3
Mountain 1,846 437 23.7 1,424 240 16.9 110 32 28.8 312 165 53.0
Pacific 2,867 607 21.2 2,151 292 13.6 189 62 32.7 527 253 48.0

Poverty Footnotes


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