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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, not Hispanic
 
 People in families, total (2)
158,646 15,257 9.6 131,417 8,068 6.1 8,197 1,456 17.8 19,033 5,733 30.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
127,147 10,661 8.4 105,721 5,656 5.3 6,574 1,067 16.2 14,851 3,939 26.5
      Inside principal cities 33,949 3,334 9.8 27,351 1,724 6.3 1,907 304 15.9 4,691 1,306 27.8
      Outside principal cities 93,198 7,327 7.9 78,370 3,932 5.0 4,667 763 16.3 10,160 2,633 25.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 31,500 4,595 14.6 25,696 2,412 9.4 1,622 389 24.0 4,182 1,794 42.9

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
30,870 2,385 7.7 25,649 1,259 4.9 1,551 211 13.6 3,669 915 24.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 26,615 1,939 7.3 22,176 1,025 4.6 1,311 173 13.2 3,128 742 23.7
      Inside principal cities 4,661 543 11.7 3,733 301 8.1 290 35 12.1 638 207 32.5
      Outside principal cities 21,954 1,396 6.4 18,443 724 3.9 1,021 138 13.5 2,490 535 21.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,255 446 10.5 3,473 234 6.7 240 38 15.8 542 174 32.0
Midwest 42,311 4,231 10.0 34,783 2,019 5.8 2,288 482 21.1 5,241 1,730 33.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 30,767 2,694 8.8 25,358 1,290 5.1 1,703 324 19.0 3,706 1,080 29.1
      Inside principal cities 7,800 903 11.6 6,069 357 5.9 493 103 20.9 1,238 443 35.8
      Outside principal cities 22,968 1,791 7.8 19,289 933 4.8 1,210 221 18.3 2,469 637 25.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,544 1,538 13.3 9,424 729 7.7 585 158 27.1 1,534 650 42.4
South 55,603 6,231 11.2 46,171 3,444 7.5 2,738 537 19.6 6,694 2,250 33.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 43,605 4,086 9.4 36,471 2,249 6.2 2,096 368 17.6 5,038 1,469 29.2
      Inside principal cities 11,652 1,068 9.2 9,579 591 6.2 561 100 17.8 1,512 377 24.9
      Outside principal cities 31,952 3,018 9.4 26,892 1,657 6.2 1,535 269 17.5 3,525 1,092 31.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,998 2,145 17.9 9,701 1,196 12.3 641 168 26.2 1,656 781 47.1
West 29,862 2,409 8.1 24,814 1,346 5.4 1,620 226 14.0 3,429 838 24.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 26,160 1,942 7.4 21,716 1,092 5.0 1,464 201 13.8 2,980 649 21.8
      Inside principal cities 9,836 819 8.3 7,969 474 6.0 563 66 11.8 1,304 279 21.4
      Outside principal cities 16,324 1,123 6.9 13,747 617 4.5 901 135 15.0 1,676 370 22.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,703 467 12.6 3,098 254 8.2 155 25 15.9 450 189 42.1

Division (31)
 
New England
9,308 638 6.9 7,702 302 3.9 498 55 11.1 1,108 281 25.3
Middle Atlantic 21,562 1,747 8.1 17,948 957 5.3 1,053 156 14.8 2,561 635 24.8
East North Central 28,705 2,885 10.0 23,350 1,289 5.5 1,687 378 22.4 3,667 1,219 33.2
West North Central 13,607 1,347 9.9 11,433 730 6.4 601 105 17.4 1,573 512 32.5
South Atlantic 29,801 3,114 10.4 24,989 1,792 7.2 1,412 290 20.5 3,400 1,032 30.4
East South Central 11,128 1,795 16.1 8,972 919 10.2 559 133 23.8 1,597 743 46.5
West South Central 14,674 1,322 9.0 12,211 733 6.0 766 114 14.9 1,697 475 28.0
Mountain 11,675 1,048 9.0 9,796 555 5.7 490 63 12.9 1,388 430 31.0
Pacific 18,187 1,361 7.5 15,017 790 5.3 1,129 163 14.4 2,041 408 20.0

Poverty Footnotes

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