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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 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6)

All races
 
 People in families, total (2)
249,384 43,221 17.3 188,001 20,358 10.8 16,067 3,918 24.4 45,315 18,946 41.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
209,756 35,198 16.8 157,526 16,518 10.5 13,684 3,197 23.4 38,547 15,483 40.2
      Inside principal cities 75,618 17,379 23.0 51,365 7,397 14.4 5,681 1,492 26.3 18,571 8,490 45.7
      Outside principal cities 134,139 17,819 13.3 106,160 9,121 8.6 8,003 1,706 21.3 19,975 6,993 35.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 39,627 8,023 20.2 30,476 3,840 12.6 2,383 720 30.2 6,768 3,463 51.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
44,493 6,265 14.1 33,402 2,650 7.9 2,791 603 21.6 8,300 3,012 36.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 39,978 5,695 14.2 29,760 2,352 7.9 2,524 550 21.8 7,694 2,793 36.3
      Inside principal cities 12,048 2,977 24.7 7,493 1,107 14.8 905 235 26.0 3,650 1,635 44.8
      Outside principal cities 27,930 2,718 9.7 22,266 1,245 5.6 1,620 315 19.5 4,044 1,158 28.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,514 570 12.6 3,643 298 8.2 267 53 19.7 605 219 36.1
Midwest 53,680 8,466 15.8 41,200 3,562 8.6 3,481 959 27.6 8,999 3,945 43.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 41,101 6,396 15.6 31,142 2,548 8.2 2,795 747 26.7 7,165 3,101 43.3
      Inside principal cities 13,747 3,456 25.1 8,866 1,079 12.2 1,201 407 33.8 3,679 1,971 53.6
      Outside principal cities 27,355 2,939 10.7 22,275 1,469 6.6 1,594 340 21.4 3,486 1,130 32.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12,578 2,070 16.5 10,058 1,014 10.1 686 212 31.0 1,834 844 46.0
South 93,085 18,165 19.5 68,920 8,374 12.2 5,705 1,422 24.9 18,460 8,368 45.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 76,031 13,945 18.3 56,425 6,446 11.4 4,581 1,055 23.0 15,025 6,443 42.9
      Inside principal cities 26,451 6,168 23.3 18,028 2,573 14.3 1,738 421 24.2 6,684 3,174 47.5
      Outside principal cities 49,580 7,777 15.7 38,397 3,873 10.1 2,842 634 22.3 8,341 3,269 39.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 17,055 4,220 24.7 12,495 1,928 15.4 1,125 367 32.6 3,435 1,925 56.0
West 58,126 10,326 17.8 44,479 5,771 13.0 4,090 933 22.8 9,556 3,622 37.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 52,646 9,163 17.4 40,199 5,172 12.9 3,784 845 22.3 8,663 3,146 36.3
      Inside principal cities 23,373 4,777 20.4 16,977 2,639 15.5 1,837 429 23.4 4,559 1,710 37.5
      Outside principal cities 29,273 4,386 15.0 23,221 2,533 10.9 1,947 416 21.3 4,104 1,436 35.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,480 1,163 21.2 4,281 599 14.0 306 88 28.9 894 476 53.2

Division (31)
 
New England
11,578 1,283 11.1 9,110 571 6.3 680 110 16.2 1,788 603 33.7
Middle Atlantic 32,915 4,981 15.1 24,292 2,080 8.6 2,111 493 23.3 6,512 2,409 37.0
East North Central 37,564 6,076 16.2 28,328 2,389 8.4 2,627 746 28.4 6,608 2,941 44.5
West North Central 16,116 2,390 14.8 12,871 1,173 9.1 853 214 25.0 2,391 1,004 42.0
South Atlantic 47,884 8,263 17.3 35,654 3,663 10.3 2,866 753 26.3 9,364 3,848 41.1
East South Central 14,932 3,363 22.5 11,009 1,453 13.2 860 260 30.2 3,063 1,650 53.9
West South Central 30,269 6,539 21.6 22,257 3,258 14.6 1,979 410 20.7 6,033 2,871 47.6
Mountain 18,003 3,300 18.3 13,954 1,699 12.2 1,107 295 26.6 2,942 1,306 44.4
Pacific 40,123 7,027 17.5 30,525 4,072 13.3 2,983 638 21.4 6,615 2,316 35.0

Poverty Footnotes

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