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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 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6)

White A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
202,498 28,830 14.2 160,963 15,320 9.5 12,118 2,567 21.2 29,417 10,943 37.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
167,439 22,987 13.7 132,900 12,297 9.3 10,170 2,085 20.5 24,369 8,605 35.3
      Inside principal cities 53,826 10,148 18.9 39,962 5,213 13.0 3,830 908 23.7 10,034 4,027 40.1
      Outside principal cities 113,613 12,839 11.3 92,938 7,084 7.6 6,340 1,177 18.6 14,335 4,578 31.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 35,059 5,842 16.7 28,063 3,024 10.8 1,948 481 24.7 5,048 2,338 46.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
36,223 3,967 11.0 28,579 1,800 6.3 2,162 388 18.0 5,482 1,779 32.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 31,829 3,488 11.0 25,018 1,556 6.2 1,914 348 18.2 4,898 1,585 32.4
      Inside principal cities 7,308 1,476 20.2 5,014 596 11.9 583 133 22.8 1,711 747 43.7
      Outside principal cities 24,521 2,012 8.2 20,004 960 4.8 1,330 215 16.2 3,187 837 26.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,394 479 10.9 3,561 245 6.9 249 40 16.2 584 194 33.3
Midwest 46,342 5,537 11.9 37,388 2,650 7.1 2,783 633 22.7 6,171 2,255 36.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,176 3,798 11.1 27,545 1,825 6.6 2,141 451 21.1 4,490 1,522 33.9
      Inside principal cities 9,520 1,565 16.4 7,062 644 9.1 747 197 26.3 1,711 724 42.3
      Outside principal cities 24,656 2,232 9.1 20,483 1,180 5.8 1,394 254 18.2 2,778 798 28.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12,167 1,740 14.3 9,843 825 8.4 642 182 28.4 1,682 733 43.6
South 71,786 11,393 15.9 57,424 6,305 11.0 3,975 864 21.7 10,387 4,224 40.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 58,065 8,622 14.8 46,601 4,805 10.3 3,152 646 20.5 8,312 3,171 38.2
      Inside principal cities 18,653 3,508 18.8 14,255 1,861 13.1 1,134 268 23.7 3,264 1,379 42.2
      Outside principal cities 39,412 5,114 13.0 32,346 2,944 9.1 2,018 377 18.7 5,047 1,793 35.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,721 2,771 20.2 10,823 1,501 13.9 823 218 26.5 2,075 1,053 50.7
West 48,146 7,932 16.5 37,572 4,565 12.2 3,198 682 21.3 7,376 2,685 36.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 43,369 7,080 16.3 33,736 4,112 12.2 2,963 641 21.6 6,669 2,327 34.9
      Inside principal cities 18,344 3,599 19.6 13,631 2,113 15.5 1,365 310 22.7 3,347 1,176 35.1
      Outside principal cities 25,025 3,481 13.9 20,105 1,999 9.9 1,598 331 20.7 3,322 1,151 34.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,777 852 17.8 3,836 453 11.8 235 41 17.5 707 358 50.6

Division (31)
 
New England
10,211 923 9.0 8,177 383 4.7 597 84 14.1 1,438 455 31.6
Middle Atlantic 26,012 3,044 11.7 20,401 1,417 6.9 1,566 304 19.4 4,045 1,324 32.7
East North Central 31,724 3,812 12.0 25,335 1,759 6.9 2,067 480 23.2 4,322 1,574 36.4
West North Central 14,618 1,725 11.8 12,053 891 7.4 716 153 21.4 1,849 681 36.8
South Atlantic 35,542 4,611 13.0 29,028 2,662 9.2 1,900 417 21.9 4,614 1,532 33.2
East South Central 11,708 2,009 17.2 9,398 1,030 11.0 595 146 24.6 1,715 833 48.6
West South Central 24,536 4,774 19.5 18,999 2,614 13.8 1,480 301 20.3 4,057 1,859 45.8
Mountain 16,127 2,627 16.3 12,794 1,403 11.0 885 195 22.0 2,448 1,030 42.1
Pacific 32,019 5,305 16.6 24,778 3,163 12.8 2,313 487 21.1 4,928 1,655 33.6

Poverty Footnotes

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