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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 alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
197,938 29,136 14.7 157,992 15,817 10.0 11,783 2,629 22.3 28,163 10,690 38.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
163,634 23,185 14.2 130,390 12,624 9.7 9,896 2,149 21.7 23,349 8,411 36.0
      Inside principal cities 52,320 10,275 19.6 39,062 5,416 13.9 3,729 939 25.2 9,528 3,920 41.1
      Outside principal cities 111,315 12,910 11.6 91,328 7,208 7.9 6,167 1,211 19.6 13,820 4,491 32.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 34,304 5,952 17.3 27,603 3,193 11.6 1,887 480 25.4 4,814 2,279 47.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
35,671 4,003 11.2 28,291 1,872 6.6 2,077 390 18.8 5,302 1,741 32.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 31,312 3,502 11.2 24,747 1,611 6.5 1,833 351 19.1 4,731 1,540 32.6
      Inside principal cities 7,185 1,492 20.8 4,973 633 12.7 568 137 24.2 1,643 721 43.9
      Outside principal cities 24,127 2,011 8.3 19,774 978 4.9 1,265 214 16.9 3,088 819 26.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,359 501 11.5 3,544 261 7.4 244 39 16.1 571 201 35.2
Midwest 45,495 5,591 12.3 36,930 2,781 7.5 2,720 669 24.6 5,846 2,142 36.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 33,522 3,791 11.3 27,194 1,872 6.9 2,094 486 23.2 4,235 1,434 33.9
      Inside principal cities 9,198 1,518 16.5 6,914 647 9.4 728 215 29.5 1,556 656 42.2
      Outside principal cities 24,324 2,273 9.3 20,280 1,225 6.0 1,365 271 19.8 2,679 777 29.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,973 1,800 15.0 9,736 909 9.3 626 183 29.3 1,611 708 43.9
South 70,327 11,610 16.5 56,381 6,510 11.5 3,897 882 22.6 10,049 4,218 42.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 56,942 8,806 15.5 45,772 4,962 10.8 3,103 665 21.4 8,067 3,179 39.4
      Inside principal cities 18,242 3,659 20.1 13,962 1,983 14.2 1,112 273 24.5 3,168 1,404 44.3
      Outside principal cities 38,700 5,147 13.3 31,810 2,979 9.4 1,991 392 19.7 4,898 1,776 36.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,385 2,804 20.9 10,609 1,549 14.6 795 217 27.3 1,982 1,038 52.4
West 46,445 7,931 17.1 36,391 4,654 12.8 3,088 688 22.3 6,966 2,589 37.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 41,859 7,085 16.9 32,677 4,180 12.8 2,866 648 22.6 6,316 2,258 35.7
      Inside principal cities 17,696 3,606 20.4 13,213 2,154 16.3 1,321 314 23.8 3,161 1,139 36.0
      Outside principal cities 24,163 3,479 14.4 19,463 2,026 10.4 1,546 334 21.6 3,155 1,119 35.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,586 846 18.4 3,714 474 12.8 222 40 18.0 650 332 51.0

Division (31)
 
New England
10,076 930 9.2 8,098 400 4.9 575 78 13.6 1,403 452 32.2
Middle Atlantic 25,594 3,074 12.0 20,193 1,472 7.3 1,502 312 20.8 3,899 1,290 33.1
East North Central 31,144 3,833 12.3 25,031 1,828 7.3 2,022 509 25.2 4,092 1,496 36.6
West North Central 14,351 1,758 12.3 11,899 953 8.0 698 160 22.9 1,754 646 36.8
South Atlantic 35,006 4,732 13.5 28,650 2,754 9.6 1,870 429 23.0 4,486 1,548 34.5
East South Central 11,574 2,071 17.9 9,299 1,090 11.7 590 154 26.1 1,685 827 49.1
West South Central 23,747 4,807 20.2 18,432 2,666 14.5 1,438 299 20.8 3,877 1,842 47.5
Mountain 15,762 2,605 16.5 12,558 1,429 11.4 872 194 22.2 2,332 982 42.1
Pacific 30,683 5,326 17.4 23,833 3,225 13.5 2,216 494 22.3 4,634 1,607 34.7

Poverty Footnotes

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