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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 alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
197,938 27,707 14.0 157,992 14,854 9.4 11,783 2,495 21.2 28,163 10,358 36.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
163,634 22,115 13.5 130,390 11,928 9.1 9,896 2,032 20.5 23,349 8,155 34.9
      Inside principal cities 52,320 9,736 18.6 39,062 5,082 13.0 3,729 874 23.4 9,528 3,780 39.7
      Outside principal cities 111,315 12,379 11.1 91,328 6,845 7.5 6,167 1,159 18.8 13,820 4,375 31.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 34,304 5,592 16.3 27,603 2,927 10.6 1,887 463 24.5 4,814 2,203 45.8

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
35,671 3,822 10.7 28,291 1,766 6.2 2,077 368 17.7 5,302 1,688 31.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 31,312 3,354 10.7 24,747 1,523 6.2 1,833 330 18.0 4,731 1,501 31.7
      Inside principal cities 7,185 1,415 19.7 4,973 590 11.9 568 121 21.2 1,643 705 42.9
      Outside principal cities 24,127 1,939 8.0 19,774 934 4.7 1,265 209 16.5 3,088 796 25.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,359 468 10.7 3,544 243 6.8 244 38 15.5 571 187 32.8
Midwest 45,495 5,278 11.6 36,930 2,578 7.0 2,720 624 22.9 5,846 2,076 35.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 33,522 3,611 10.8 27,194 1,781 6.6 2,094 443 21.2 4,235 1,386 32.7
      Inside principal cities 9,198 1,434 15.6 6,914 611 8.8 728 192 26.3 1,556 631 40.6
      Outside principal cities 24,324 2,177 9.0 20,280 1,170 5.8 1,365 252 18.4 2,679 756 28.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,973 1,667 13.9 9,736 797 8.2 626 181 28.8 1,611 689 42.8
South 70,327 11,063 15.7 56,381 6,121 10.9 3,897 850 21.8 10,049 4,092 40.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 56,942 8,396 14.7 45,772 4,670 10.2 3,103 642 20.7 8,067 3,083 38.2
      Inside principal cities 18,242 3,444 18.9 13,962 1,825 13.1 1,112 265 23.8 3,168 1,354 42.7
      Outside principal cities 38,700 4,951 12.8 31,810 2,845 8.9 1,991 377 19.0 4,898 1,729 35.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,385 2,667 19.9 10,609 1,450 13.7 795 207 26.1 1,982 1,009 50.9
West 46,445 7,545 16.2 36,391 4,389 12.1 3,088 654 21.2 6,966 2,501 35.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 41,859 6,754 16.1 32,677 3,952 12.1 2,866 617 21.5 6,316 2,184 34.6
      Inside principal cities 17,696 3,442 19.5 13,213 2,056 15.6 1,321 296 22.4 3,161 1,090 34.5
      Outside principal cities 24,163 3,311 13.7 19,463 1,896 9.7 1,546 321 20.7 3,155 1,094 34.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,586 791 17.2 3,714 437 11.8 222 37 16.7 650 317 48.8

Division (31)
 
New England
10,076 889 8.8 8,098 375 4.6 575 75 13.0 1,403 440 31.4
Middle Atlantic 25,594 2,933 11.5 20,193 1,391 6.9 1,502 293 19.5 3,899 1,248 32.0
East North Central 31,144 3,639 11.7 25,031 1,713 6.8 2,022 476 23.5 4,092 1,450 35.4
West North Central 14,351 1,639 11.4 11,899 865 7.3 698 148 21.2 1,754 626 35.7
South Atlantic 35,006 4,497 12.8 28,650 2,617 9.1 1,870 410 21.9 4,486 1,470 32.8
East South Central 11,574 1,964 17.0 9,299 1,007 10.8 590 143 24.2 1,685 814 48.3
West South Central 23,747 4,602 19.4 18,432 2,497 13.5 1,438 297 20.7 3,877 1,808 46.6
Mountain 15,762 2,499 15.9 12,558 1,365 10.9 872 189 21.6 2,332 945 40.5
Pacific 30,683 5,045 16.4 23,833 3,024 12.7 2,216 465 21.0 4,634 1,556 33.6

Poverty Footnotes

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