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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)

Black alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
31,306 11,707 37.4 14,952 2,987 20.0 2,674 1,043 39.0 13,680 7,677 56.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
28,145 10,183 36.2 13,447 2,526 18.8 2,380 897 37.7 12,318 6,761 54.9
      Inside principal cities 15,267 6,238 40.9 6,365 1,327 20.8 1,327 498 37.6 7,575 4,413 58.3
      Outside principal cities 12,879 3,945 30.6 7,081 1,199 16.9 1,053 398 37.8 4,744 2,348 49.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,160 1,524 48.2 1,505 461 30.7 294 146 49.8 1,361 916 67.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,419 1,814 33.5 2,423 417 17.2 476 202 42.5 2,520 1,194 47.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,339 1,775 33.3 2,379 399 16.8 460 192 41.7 2,500 1,185 47.4
      Inside principal cities 3,405 1,279 37.6 1,368 275 20.1 268 109 40.8 1,770 895 50.6
      Outside principal cities 1,934 496 25.6 1,011 124 12.2 192 83 43.0 730 289 39.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 80 38 48.1 44 18 (B) 16 10 (B) 20 10 (B)
Midwest 5,431 2,487 45.8 2,302 584 25.4 562 266 47.4 2,567 1,636 63.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,258 2,397 45.6 2,200 540 24.5 554 259 46.7 2,504 1,598 63.8
      Inside principal cities 3,526 1,842 52.2 1,239 359 29.0 406 189 46.6 1,881 1,293 68.8
      Outside principal cities 1,732 555 32.0 961 181 18.8 148 70 47.0 623 305 48.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 173 90 52.0 102 45 43.7 7 7 (B) 63 38 (B)
South 17,592 6,461 36.7 8,624 1,678 19.5 1,386 492 35.5 7,582 4,290 56.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 14,756 5,096 34.5 7,325 1,306 17.8 1,122 368 32.8 6,309 3,421 54.2
      Inside principal cities 6,781 2,556 37.7 2,998 533 17.8 503 149 29.6 3,280 1,874 57.1
      Outside principal cities 7,975 2,540 31.8 4,327 773 17.9 619 219 35.4 3,029 1,547 51.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,836 1,365 48.1 1,299 372 28.6 264 124 47.0 1,273 869 68.3
West 2,864 946 33.0 1,603 307 19.2 250 82 32.7 1,011 557 55.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,792 916 32.8 1,543 281 18.2 244 77 31.7 1,005 557 55.4
      Inside principal cities 1,555 561 36.1 761 160 21.0 150 51 33.9 644 350 54.4
      Outside principal cities 1,237 354 28.6 782 121 15.5 94 26 28.1 362 207 57.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 72 31 (B) 60 26 (B) 6 5 (B) 5 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
728 225 30.9 417 65 15.6 49 23 (B) 262 138 52.6
Middle Atlantic 4,691 1,588 33.9 2,006 352 17.6 427 180 42.1 2,258 1,056 46.8
East North Central 4,442 2,014 45.3 1,826 436 23.9 489 233 47.7 2,127 1,344 63.2
West North Central 989 473 47.9 476 148 31.1 73 33 (B) 439 292 66.4
South Atlantic 10,374 3,629 35.0 5,102 918 18.0 802 295 36.8 4,470 2,415 54.0
East South Central 2,999 1,347 44.9 1,420 373 26.3 241 100 41.3 1,337 874 65.3
West South Central 4,220 1,485 35.2 2,102 387 18.4 343 97 28.4 1,775 1,001 56.4
Mountain 652 231 35.4 364 83 22.7 75 35 46.4 213 113 53.3
Pacific 2,212 715 32.3 1,239 225 18.1 175 47 26.8 798 444 55.6

Poverty Footnotes

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