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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)

Black A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
5,936 3,277 55.2 2,298 675 29.4 451 260 57.5 3,187 2,342 73.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
5,429 2,931 54.0 2,111 588 27.9 425 241 56.9 2,893 2,101 72.6
      Inside principal cities 2,977 1,825 61.3 956 300 31.4 250 157 62.6 1,770 1,368 77.2
      Outside principal cities 2,452 1,106 45.1 1,155 288 24.9 174 85 48.6 1,123 734 65.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 506 346 68.3 187 87 46.6 26 18 (B) 293 241 82.0

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,043 556 53.3 362 97 26.8 95 54 56.5 586 405 69.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,032 551 53.4 356 96 26.9 93 52 55.7 583 403 69.2
      Inside principal cities 683 399 58.5 207 62 29.9 64 37 (B) 411 300 73.1
      Outside principal cities 349 151 43.3 149 34 22.7 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 1,105 693 62.7 368 132 35.9 85 52 61.7 652 508 77.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,068 663 62.1 351 121 34.4 84 51 61.2 633 491 77.6
      Inside principal cities 697 480 68.9 187 71 38.1 64 47 (B) 447 362 81.1
      Outside principal cities 370 183 49.3 164 50 30.2 20 4 (B) 186 129 69.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 38 30 (B) 17 12 (B) 1 1 (B) 19 17 (B)
South 3,197 1,763 55.2 1,247 342 27.5 228 130 56.9 1,722 1,291 75.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,751 1,458 53.0 1,092 273 25.0 205 116 56.3 1,454 1,069 73.5
      Inside principal cities 1,275 791 62.0 407 117 28.8 104 61 58.3 764 613 80.2
      Outside principal cities 1,476 667 45.2 684 156 22.8 101 55 54.2 690 456 66.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 446 305 68.4 155 69 44.5 23 14 (B) 268 222 82.7
West 590 265 44.9 320 103 32.2 43 24 (B) 227 138 60.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 579 259 44.8 312 98 31.5 42 23 (B) 224 138 61.6
      Inside principal cities 321 154 47.9 155 50 32.2 17 12 (B) 149 92 61.9
      Outside principal cities 257 105 40.8 157 48 30.7 25 11 (B) 75 46 61.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12 6 (B) 8 5 (B) 1 1 (B) 3 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
142 72 50.8 57 12 (B) 19 12 (B) 66 48 (B)
Middle Atlantic 901 484 53.7 305 85 27.9 76 42 54.7 520 357 68.7
East North Central 917 594 64.8 282 106 37.4 75 46 (B) 561 443 78.9
West North Central 188 98 52.4 86 27 31.1 10 6 (B) 91 65 71.5
South Atlantic 1,938 975 50.3 761 183 24.0 140 77 54.8 1,038 715 68.9
East South Central 506 334 66.0 177 59 33.4 41 28 (B) 289 247 85.4
West South Central 753 454 60.4 310 100 32.4 48 25 (B) 396 329 83.2
Mountain 130 60 46.0 74 23 (B) 8 4 (B) 49 33 (B)
Pacific 460 205 44.5 246 80 32.6 36 19 (B) 178 105 59.0

Poverty Footnotes


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