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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 alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
197,938 36,054 18.2 157,992 20,584 13.0 11,783 3,162 26.8 28,163 12,308 43.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
163,634 28,681 17.5 130,390 16,423 12.6 9,896 2,567 25.9 23,349 9,690 41.5
      Inside principal cities 52,320 12,425 23.7 39,062 6,851 17.5 3,729 1,077 28.9 9,528 4,497 47.2
      Outside principal cities 111,315 16,256 14.6 91,328 9,572 10.5 6,167 1,491 24.2 13,820 5,193 37.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 34,304 7,374 21.5 27,603 4,161 15.1 1,887 595 31.5 4,814 2,618 54.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
35,671 4,969 13.9 28,291 2,467 8.7 2,077 473 22.8 5,302 2,029 38.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 31,312 4,286 13.7 24,747 2,100 8.5 1,833 406 22.2 4,731 1,779 37.6
      Inside principal cities 7,185 1,736 24.2 4,973 775 15.6 568 148 26.1 1,643 813 49.5
      Outside principal cities 24,127 2,550 10.6 19,774 1,325 6.7 1,265 258 20.4 3,088 966 31.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,359 684 15.7 3,544 367 10.4 244 67 27.4 571 250 43.7
Midwest 45,495 6,986 15.4 36,930 3,757 10.2 2,720 775 28.5 5,846 2,454 42.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 33,522 4,772 14.2 27,194 2,537 9.3 2,094 573 27.4 4,235 1,662 39.2
      Inside principal cities 9,198 1,899 20.6 6,914 911 13.2 728 245 33.7 1,556 743 47.8
      Outside principal cities 24,324 2,873 11.8 20,280 1,627 8.0 1,365 328 24.0 2,679 919 34.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,973 2,214 18.5 9,736 1,219 12.5 626 202 32.3 1,611 793 49.2
South 70,327 14,083 20.0 56,381 8,259 14.6 3,897 1,070 27.5 10,049 4,755 47.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 56,942 10,696 18.8 45,772 6,316 13.8 3,103 802 25.9 8,067 3,577 44.3
      Inside principal cities 18,242 4,310 23.6 13,962 2,433 17.4 1,112 307 27.6 3,168 1,570 49.6
      Outside principal cities 38,700 6,385 16.5 31,810 3,883 12.2 1,991 495 24.9 4,898 2,007 41.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,385 3,388 25.3 10,609 1,943 18.3 795 268 33.7 1,982 1,177 59.4
West 46,445 10,016 21.6 36,391 6,102 16.8 3,088 843 27.3 6,966 3,070 44.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 41,859 8,928 21.3 32,677 5,470 16.7 2,866 786 27.4 6,316 2,672 42.3
      Inside principal cities 17,696 4,480 25.3 13,213 2,733 20.7 1,321 376 28.5 3,161 1,370 43.3
      Outside principal cities 24,163 4,448 18.4 19,463 2,737 14.1 1,546 410 26.5 3,155 1,301 41.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,586 1,088 23.7 3,714 632 17.0 222 57 25.8 650 399 61.3

Division (31)
 
New England
10,076 1,192 11.8 8,098 570 7.0 575 103 17.9 1,403 519 37.0
Middle Atlantic 25,594 3,777 14.8 20,193 1,896 9.4 1,502 371 24.7 3,899 1,510 38.7
East North Central 31,144 4,862 15.6 25,031 2,574 10.3 2,022 582 28.8 4,092 1,705 41.7
West North Central 14,351 2,124 14.8 11,899 1,182 9.9 698 193 27.7 1,754 749 42.7
South Atlantic 35,006 5,786 16.5 28,650 3,523 12.3 1,870 499 26.7 4,486 1,764 39.3
East South Central 11,574 2,497 21.6 9,299 1,412 15.2 590 178 30.2 1,685 906 53.8
West South Central 23,747 5,801 24.4 18,432 3,324 18.0 1,438 393 27.4 3,877 2,084 53.7
Mountain 15,762 3,256 20.7 12,558 1,889 15.0 872 224 25.7 2,332 1,142 49.0
Pacific 30,683 6,760 22.0 23,833 4,213 17.7 2,216 619 27.9 4,634 1,928 41.6

Poverty Footnotes

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