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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 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)

White A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
202,498 37,413 18.5 160,963 21,147 13.1 12,118 3,260 26.9 29,417 13,006 44.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
167,439 29,738 17.8 132,900 16,857 12.7 10,170 2,646 26.0 24,369 10,235 42.0
      Inside principal cities 53,826 12,908 24.0 39,962 7,010 17.5 3,830 1,114 29.1 10,034 4,784 47.7
      Outside principal cities 113,613 16,830 14.8 92,938 9,848 10.6 6,340 1,532 24.2 14,335 5,451 38.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 35,059 7,675 21.9 28,063 4,290 15.3 1,948 614 31.5 5,048 2,771 54.9

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
36,223 5,157 14.2 28,579 2,508 8.8 2,162 500 23.1 5,482 2,149 39.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 31,829 4,462 14.0 25,018 2,139 8.6 1,914 431 22.5 4,898 1,892 38.6
      Inside principal cities 7,308 1,802 24.7 5,014 783 15.6 583 161 27.5 1,711 859 50.2
      Outside principal cities 24,521 2,660 10.8 20,004 1,356 6.8 1,330 270 20.3 3,187 1,034 32.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,394 695 15.8 3,561 369 10.4 249 69 27.8 584 257 44.0
Midwest 46,342 7,291 15.7 37,388 3,846 10.3 2,783 790 28.4 6,171 2,654 43.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,176 5,001 14.6 27,545 2,599 9.4 2,141 586 27.4 4,490 1,816 40.5
      Inside principal cities 9,520 2,046 21.5 7,062 950 13.5 747 250 33.5 1,711 846 49.4
      Outside principal cities 24,656 2,955 12.0 20,483 1,649 8.0 1,394 336 24.1 2,778 971 34.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12,167 2,290 18.8 9,843 1,247 12.7 642 204 31.8 1,682 838 49.8
South 71,786 14,502 20.2 57,424 8,487 14.8 3,975 1,097 27.6 10,387 4,918 47.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 58,065 10,967 18.9 46,601 6,466 13.9 3,152 818 25.9 8,312 3,683 44.3
      Inside principal cities 18,653 4,385 23.5 14,255 2,472 17.3 1,134 312 27.5 3,264 1,601 49.1
      Outside principal cities 39,412 6,582 16.7 32,346 3,995 12.3 2,018 506 25.1 5,047 2,082 41.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,721 3,535 25.8 10,823 2,020 18.7 823 279 33.9 2,075 1,235 59.5
West 48,146 10,463 21.7 37,572 6,306 16.8 3,198 873 27.3 7,376 3,284 44.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 43,369 9,308 21.5 33,736 5,653 16.8 2,963 812 27.4 6,669 2,843 42.6
      Inside principal cities 18,344 4,675 25.5 13,631 2,805 20.6 1,365 392 28.7 3,347 1,478 44.2
      Outside principal cities 25,025 4,633 18.5 20,105 2,848 14.2 1,598 420 26.3 3,322 1,365 41.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,777 1,155 24.2 3,836 654 17.0 235 62 26.2 707 440 62.3

Division (31)
 
New England
10,211 1,237 12.1 8,177 583 7.1 597 118 19.8 1,438 536 37.3
Middle Atlantic 26,012 3,920 15.1 20,401 1,925 9.4 1,566 382 24.4 4,045 1,614 39.9
East North Central 31,724 5,075 16.0 25,335 2,636 10.4 2,067 591 28.6 4,322 1,848 42.8
West North Central 14,618 2,216 15.2 12,053 1,211 10.0 716 199 27.8 1,849 806 43.6
South Atlantic 35,542 5,921 16.7 29,028 3,581 12.3 1,900 507 26.7 4,614 1,833 39.7
East South Central 11,708 2,546 21.7 9,398 1,436 15.3 595 181 30.5 1,715 929 54.2
West South Central 24,536 6,034 24.6 18,999 3,470 18.3 1,480 408 27.6 4,057 2,157 53.2
Mountain 16,127 3,401 21.1 12,794 1,938 15.1 885 230 26.0 2,448 1,233 50.4
Pacific 32,019 7,062 22.1 24,778 4,368 17.6 2,313 643 27.8 4,928 2,050 41.6

Poverty Footnotes

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