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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)

White A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
202,498 30,313 15.0 160,963 16,310 10.1 12,118 2,703 22.3 29,417 11,300 38.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
167,439 24,091 14.4 132,900 13,001 9.8 10,170 2,204 21.7 24,369 8,885 36.5
      Inside principal cities 53,826 10,699 19.9 39,962 5,551 13.9 3,830 973 25.4 10,034 4,175 41.6
      Outside principal cities 113,613 13,392 11.8 92,938 7,451 8.0 6,340 1,231 19.4 14,335 4,710 32.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 35,059 6,223 17.7 28,063 3,309 11.8 1,948 499 25.6 5,048 2,415 47.8

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
36,223 4,151 11.5 28,579 1,906 6.7 2,162 411 19.0 5,482 1,834 33.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 31,829 3,638 11.4 25,018 1,644 6.6 1,914 369 19.3 4,898 1,625 33.2
      Inside principal cities 7,308 1,552 21.2 5,014 639 12.7 583 150 25.7 1,711 764 44.6
      Outside principal cities 24,521 2,086 8.5 20,004 1,005 5.0 1,330 219 16.5 3,187 862 27.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,394 512 11.7 3,561 262 7.4 249 42 16.7 584 208 35.7
Midwest 46,342 5,862 12.6 37,388 2,852 7.6 2,783 678 24.4 6,171 2,332 37.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,176 3,988 11.7 27,545 1,915 7.0 2,141 493 23.0 4,490 1,579 35.2
      Inside principal cities 9,520 1,654 17.4 7,062 680 9.6 747 220 29.4 1,711 755 44.1
      Outside principal cities 24,656 2,334 9.5 20,483 1,235 6.0 1,394 274 19.6 2,778 825 29.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12,167 1,875 15.4 9,843 937 9.5 642 185 28.8 1,682 753 44.7
South 71,786 11,972 16.7 57,424 6,719 11.7 3,975 898 22.6 10,387 4,355 41.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 58,065 9,044 15.6 46,601 5,101 10.9 3,152 670 21.3 8,312 3,273 39.4
      Inside principal cities 18,653 3,727 20.0 14,255 2,022 14.2 1,134 276 24.4 3,264 1,429 43.8
      Outside principal cities 39,412 5,317 13.5 32,346 3,079 9.5 2,018 394 19.5 5,047 1,843 36.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,721 2,928 21.3 10,823 1,618 14.9 823 228 27.7 2,075 1,082 52.1
West 48,146 8,328 17.3 37,572 4,833 12.9 3,198 716 22.4 7,376 2,779 37.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 43,369 7,421 17.1 33,736 4,342 12.9 2,963 671 22.7 6,669 2,407 36.1
      Inside principal cities 18,344 3,765 20.5 13,631 2,210 16.2 1,365 328 24.0 3,347 1,227 36.7
      Outside principal cities 25,025 3,656 14.6 20,105 2,132 10.6 1,598 344 21.5 3,322 1,180 35.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,777 907 19.0 3,836 491 12.8 235 44 18.8 707 372 52.6

Division (31)
 
New England
10,211 963 9.4 8,177 409 5.0 597 88 14.7 1,438 467 32.5
Middle Atlantic 26,012 3,188 12.3 20,401 1,497 7.3 1,566 323 20.6 4,045 1,367 33.8
East North Central 31,724 4,018 12.7 25,335 1,873 7.4 2,067 513 24.8 4,322 1,631 37.7
West North Central 14,618 1,845 12.6 12,053 979 8.1 716 165 23.0 1,849 701 37.9
South Atlantic 35,542 4,850 13.6 29,028 2,802 9.7 1,900 437 23.0 4,614 1,611 34.9
East South Central 11,708 2,117 18.1 9,398 1,113 11.8 595 158 26.5 1,715 846 49.3
West South Central 24,536 5,006 20.4 18,999 2,804 14.8 1,480 304 20.6 4,057 1,898 46.8
Mountain 16,127 2,739 17.0 12,794 1,468 11.5 885 200 22.6 2,448 1,072 43.8
Pacific 32,019 5,590 17.5 24,778 3,366 13.6 2,313 516 22.3 4,928 1,708 34.7

Poverty Footnotes

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