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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)

White alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
197,938 20,701 10.5 157,992 10,519 6.7 11,783 1,899 16.1 28,163 8,283 29.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
163,634 16,529 10.1 130,390 8,517 6.5 9,896 1,560 15.8 23,349 6,452 27.6
      Inside principal cities 52,320 7,438 14.2 39,062 3,717 9.5 3,729 687 18.4 9,528 3,034 31.8
      Outside principal cities 111,315 9,091 8.2 91,328 4,800 5.3 6,167 873 14.2 13,820 3,417 24.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 34,304 4,172 12.2 27,603 2,001 7.3 1,887 339 18.0 4,814 1,832 38.0

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
35,671 2,858 8.0 28,291 1,248 4.4 2,077 276 13.3 5,302 1,334 25.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 31,312 2,491 8.0 24,747 1,061 4.3 1,833 248 13.5 4,731 1,182 25.0
      Inside principal cities 7,185 1,103 15.4 4,973 429 8.6 568 114 20.1 1,643 560 34.1
      Outside principal cities 24,127 1,388 5.8 19,774 632 3.2 1,265 134 10.6 3,088 622 20.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,359 367 8.4 3,544 187 5.3 244 27 11.1 571 152 26.7
Midwest 45,495 3,857 8.5 36,930 1,723 4.7 2,720 458 16.8 5,846 1,677 28.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 33,522 2,646 7.9 27,194 1,198 4.4 2,094 319 15.2 4,235 1,129 26.7
      Inside principal cities 9,198 1,099 12.0 6,914 440 6.4 728 139 19.0 1,556 521 33.5
      Outside principal cities 24,324 1,547 6.4 20,280 758 3.7 1,365 180 13.2 2,679 608 22.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,973 1,211 10.1 9,736 525 5.4 626 139 22.2 1,611 548 34.0
South 70,327 8,289 11.8 56,381 4,372 7.8 3,897 666 17.1 10,049 3,251 32.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 56,942 6,274 11.0 45,772 3,373 7.4 3,103 517 16.7 8,067 2,383 29.5
      Inside principal cities 18,242 2,541 13.9 13,962 1,274 9.1 1,112 207 18.6 3,168 1,061 33.5
      Outside principal cities 38,700 3,732 9.6 31,810 2,099 6.6 1,991 311 15.6 4,898 1,322 27.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,385 2,015 15.1 10,609 999 9.4 795 148 18.7 1,982 868 43.8
West 46,445 5,697 12.3 36,391 3,176 8.7 3,088 500 16.2 6,966 2,021 29.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 41,859 5,118 12.2 32,677 2,885 8.8 2,866 476 16.6 6,316 1,758 27.8
      Inside principal cities 17,696 2,694 15.2 13,213 1,574 11.9 1,321 227 17.2 3,161 893 28.2
      Outside principal cities 24,163 2,424 10.0 19,463 1,311 6.7 1,546 248 16.1 3,155 865 27.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,586 579 12.6 3,714 291 7.8 222 24 10.9 650 264 40.6

Division (31)
 
New England
10,076 653 6.5 8,098 277 3.4 575 52 9.0 1,403 324 23.1
Middle Atlantic 25,594 2,205 8.6 20,193 971 4.8 1,502 224 14.9 3,899 1,011 25.9
East North Central 31,144 2,669 8.6 25,031 1,160 4.6 2,022 347 17.2 4,092 1,161 28.4
West North Central 14,351 1,189 8.3 11,899 562 4.7 698 110 15.8 1,754 516 29.4
South Atlantic 35,006 3,437 9.8 28,650 1,950 6.8 1,870 328 17.6 4,486 1,159 25.8
East South Central 11,574 1,446 12.5 9,299 662 7.1 590 110 18.7 1,685 674 40.0
West South Central 23,747 3,405 14.3 18,432 1,760 9.5 1,438 227 15.8 3,877 1,419 36.6
Mountain 15,762 1,957 12.4 12,558 1,027 8.2 872 168 19.3 2,332 761 32.6
Pacific 30,683 3,740 12.2 23,833 2,149 9.0 2,216 332 15.0 4,634 1,260 27.2

Poverty Footnotes

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