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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)

Black alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
31,306 7,642 24.4 14,952 1,551 10.4 2,674 664 24.8 13,680 5,427 39.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
28,145 6,660 23.7 13,447 1,323 9.8 2,380 575 24.1 12,318 4,762 38.7
      Inside principal cities 15,267 4,332 28.4 6,365 820 12.9 1,327 302 22.8 7,575 3,210 42.4
      Outside principal cities 12,879 2,328 18.1 7,081 503 7.1 1,053 272 25.8 4,744 1,552 32.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,160 983 31.1 1,505 228 15.1 294 90 30.6 1,361 665 48.9

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,419 1,188 21.9 2,423 206 8.5 476 116 24.3 2,520 866 34.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,339 1,156 21.7 2,379 191 8.0 460 109 23.7 2,500 856 34.3
      Inside principal cities 3,405 853 25.1 1,368 150 11.0 268 63 23.6 1,770 640 36.2
      Outside principal cities 1,934 303 15.7 1,011 41 4.0 192 46 23.7 730 217 29.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 80 31 39.4 44 15 (B) 16 7 (B) 20 10 (B)
Midwest 5,431 1,687 31.1 2,302 333 14.5 562 165 29.3 2,567 1,189 46.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,258 1,630 31.0 2,200 308 14.0 554 157 28.4 2,504 1,164 46.5
      Inside principal cities 3,526 1,281 36.3 1,239 238 19.2 406 107 26.4 1,881 935 49.7
      Outside principal cities 1,732 349 20.1 961 69 7.2 148 50 33.9 623 229 36.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 173 57 33.1 102 25 24.4 7 7 (B) 63 25 (B)
South 17,592 4,141 23.5 8,624 843 9.8 1,386 317 22.9 7,582 2,981 39.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 14,756 3,263 22.1 7,325 667 9.1 1,122 246 21.9 6,309 2,350 37.2
      Inside principal cities 6,781 1,809 26.7 2,998 328 10.9 503 88 17.5 3,280 1,393 42.5
      Outside principal cities 7,975 1,454 18.2 4,327 339 7.8 619 158 25.6 3,029 957 31.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,836 877 30.9 1,299 176 13.5 264 71 26.9 1,273 631 49.6
West 2,864 628 21.9 1,603 169 10.6 250 67 26.7 1,011 391 38.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,792 611 21.9 1,543 157 10.2 244 62 25.5 1,005 391 38.9
      Inside principal cities 1,555 390 25.1 761 104 13.6 150 44 29.5 644 242 37.6
      Outside principal cities 1,237 221 17.9 782 54 6.9 94 18 19.2 362 150 41.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 72 17 (B) 60 12 (B) 6 5 (B) 5 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
728 137 18.9 417 42 10.1 49 6 (B) 262 89 34.1
Middle Atlantic 4,691 1,050 22.4 2,006 164 8.2 427 110 25.7 2,258 777 34.4
East North Central 4,442 1,352 30.4 1,826 226 12.4 489 141 28.9 2,127 985 46.3
West North Central 989 334 33.8 476 106 22.4 73 24 (B) 439 204 46.5
South Atlantic 10,374 2,358 22.7 5,102 462 9.1 802 214 26.7 4,470 1,682 37.6
East South Central 2,999 846 28.2 1,420 151 10.6 241 69 28.8 1,337 626 46.8
West South Central 4,220 937 22.2 2,102 230 11.0 343 34 9.9 1,775 672 37.9
Mountain 652 133 20.5 364 29 7.9 75 35 46.4 213 70 32.8
Pacific 2,212 494 22.3 1,239 141 11.3 175 32 18.3 798 322 40.3

Poverty Footnotes

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