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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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POV42: Region, Division and Type of Residence -- Poverty Status for People in Families by Family Structure: 2009

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2010 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands)

  People in families (total) (10) People in married-couple families (11) People in families with a male householder, no wife present People in families with a female householder, no husband present
All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6)

All races
 
 People in families, total (2)
249,384 31,197 12.5 188,001 13,594 7.2 16,067 2,857 17.8 45,315 14,746 32.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
209,756 25,478 12.1 157,526 11,173 7.1 13,684 2,331 17.0 38,547 11,974 31.1
      Inside principal cities 75,618 12,994 17.2 51,365 5,186 10.1 5,681 1,111 19.6 18,571 6,697 36.1
      Outside principal cities 134,139 12,484 9.3 106,160 5,987 5.6 8,003 1,220 15.2 19,975 5,278 26.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 39,627 5,719 14.4 30,476 2,421 7.9 2,383 526 22.1 6,768 2,772 41.0

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
44,493 4,550 10.2 33,402 1,778 5.3 2,791 423 15.1 8,300 2,349 28.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 39,978 4,129 10.3 29,760 1,563 5.3 2,524 387 15.3 7,694 2,180 28.3
      Inside principal cities 12,048 2,285 19.0 7,493 798 10.6 905 190 21.0 3,650 1,298 35.6
      Outside principal cities 27,930 1,844 6.6 22,266 765 3.4 1,620 197 12.1 4,044 882 21.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,514 421 9.3 3,643 215 5.9 267 36 13.5 605 170 28.1
Midwest 53,680 6,084 11.3 41,200 2,283 5.5 3,481 678 19.5 8,999 3,123 34.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 41,101 4,673 11.4 31,142 1,691 5.4 2,795 512 18.3 7,165 2,469 34.5
      Inside principal cities 13,747 2,629 19.1 8,866 781 8.8 1,201 270 22.5 3,679 1,578 42.9
      Outside principal cities 27,355 2,043 7.5 22,275 911 4.1 1,594 242 15.2 3,486 890 25.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12,578 1,411 11.2 10,058 592 5.9 686 165 24.1 1,834 654 35.7
South 93,085 13,116 14.1 68,920 5,606 8.1 5,705 1,054 18.5 18,460 6,456 35.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 76,031 10,036 13.2 56,425 4,353 7.7 4,581 797 17.4 15,025 4,886 32.5
      Inside principal cities 26,451 4,500 17.0 18,028 1,682 9.3 1,738 310 17.8 6,684 2,508 37.5
      Outside principal cities 49,580 5,535 11.2 38,397 2,670 7.0 2,842 487 17.1 8,341 2,378 28.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 17,055 3,080 18.1 12,495 1,254 10.0 1,125 256 22.8 3,435 1,570 45.7
West 58,126 7,448 12.8 44,479 3,927 8.8 4,090 703 17.2 9,556 2,818 29.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 52,646 6,641 12.6 40,199 3,566 8.9 3,784 634 16.8 8,663 2,440 28.2
      Inside principal cities 23,373 3,579 15.3 16,977 1,925 11.3 1,837 341 18.6 4,559 1,312 28.8
      Outside principal cities 29,273 3,062 10.5 23,221 1,641 7.1 1,947 293 15.1 4,104 1,128 27.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,480 807 14.7 4,281 361 8.4 306 69 22.5 894 377 42.2

Division (31)
 
New England
11,578 909 7.9 9,110 406 4.5 680 69 10.2 1,788 434 24.3
Middle Atlantic 32,915 3,640 11.1 24,292 1,372 5.6 2,111 353 16.7 6,512 1,915 29.4
East North Central 37,564 4,383 11.7 28,328 1,547 5.5 2,627 522 19.8 6,608 2,314 35.0
West North Central 16,116 1,701 10.6 12,871 736 5.7 853 156 18.3 2,391 809 33.8
South Atlantic 47,884 6,108 12.8 35,654 2,596 7.3 2,866 570 19.9 9,364 2,943 31.4
East South Central 14,932 2,367 15.9 11,009 856 7.8 860 187 21.7 3,063 1,324 43.2
West South Central 30,269 4,641 15.3 22,257 2,154 9.7 1,979 297 15.0 6,033 2,189 36.3
Mountain 18,003 2,472 13.7 13,954 1,205 8.6 1,107 267 24.1 2,942 1,000 34.0
Pacific 40,123 4,976 12.4 30,525 2,722 8.9 2,983 436 14.6 6,615 1,817 27.5

Poverty Footnotes

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