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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 alone (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
5,765 3,185 55.2 2,208 646 29.2 438 248 56.7 3,119 2,291 73.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
5,266 2,844 54.0 2,026 562 27.7 411 230 56.0 2,829 2,052 72.5
      Inside principal cities 2,900 1,778 61.3 924 287 31.0 240 148 61.8 1,737 1,344 77.4
      Outside principal cities 2,366 1,066 45.0 1,102 275 25.0 172 82 47.8 1,092 709 64.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 499 341 68.3 183 84 46.1 26 18 (B) 290 239 82.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,003 532 53.1 340 89 26.2 89 47 53.4 575 396 68.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 992 527 53.1 334 88 26.2 87 46 52.4 571 394 69.0
      Inside principal cities 663 386 58.3 201 60 30.0 60 32 (B) 402 294 73.0
      Outside principal cities 329 141 42.8 133 27 20.6 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 1,069 668 62.5 354 126 35.5 80 49 61.7 634 493 77.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,036 642 61.9 340 117 34.4 79 48 61.2 617 476 77.2
      Inside principal cities 683 470 68.8 185 71 38.5 59 44 (B) 439 355 80.8
      Outside principal cities 353 171 48.6 156 46 29.4 20 4 (B) 178 121 68.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 33 26 (B) 14 9 (B) 1 1 (B) 17 16 (B)
South 3,141 1,731 55.1 1,221 332 27.2 226 128 56.6 1,694 1,271 75.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,697 1,427 52.9 1,066 263 24.6 203 114 55.9 1,427 1,051 73.6
      Inside principal cities 1,253 773 61.7 396 107 27.0 103 60 57.9 754 607 80.5
      Outside principal cities 1,444 654 45.3 670 156 23.3 100 54 53.7 673 444 66.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 445 304 68.3 155 69 44.5 23 14 (B) 267 220 82.6
West 552 254 46.0 293 99 33.9 43 24 (B) 216 131 60.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 541 248 45.8 286 94 33.1 42 23 (B) 213 131 61.3
      Inside principal cities 301 148 49.3 143 48 34.0 17 12 (B) 141 88 62.4
      Outside principal cities 240 99 41.5 143 46 32.2 25 11 (B) 72 43 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11 6 (B) 8 5 (B) 1 1 (B) 2 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
136 69 50.6 55 12 (B) 17 10 (B) 65 47 (B)
Middle Atlantic 867 463 53.5 285 77 27.0 72 37 (B) 510 349 68.4
East North Central 890 576 64.7 272 102 37.4 70 43 (B) 548 431 78.7
West North Central 179 92 51.3 82 24 29.2 10 6 (B) 86 61 71.1
South Atlantic 1,908 961 50.4 749 182 24.3 139 76 54.5 1,020 703 69.0
East South Central 499 327 65.6 172 54 31.7 40 27 (B) 288 246 85.4
West South Central 734 442 60.3 300 95 31.8 48 25 (B) 386 322 83.4
Mountain 120 56 46.6 68 23 (B) 8 4 (B) 44 29 (B)
Pacific 432 198 45.9 225 77 34.0 35 19 (B) 172 102 59.5

Poverty Footnotes


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