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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 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6)

All races
 
 People in families, total (2)
249,384 64,134 25.7 188,001 33,876 18.0 16,067 5,706 35.5 45,315 24,552 54.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
209,756 52,182 24.9 157,526 27,338 17.4 13,684 4,683 34.2 38,547 20,161 52.3
      Inside principal cities 75,618 24,659 32.6 51,365 11,565 22.5 5,681 2,173 38.3 18,571 10,921 58.8
      Outside principal cities 134,139 27,522 20.5 106,160 15,773 14.9 8,003 2,510 31.4 19,975 9,239 46.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 39,627 11,953 30.2 30,476 6,538 21.5 2,383 1,023 42.9 6,768 4,392 64.9

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
44,493 9,282 20.9 33,402 4,444 13.3 2,791 843 30.2 8,300 3,995 48.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 39,978 8,335 20.8 29,760 3,898 13.1 2,524 742 29.4 7,694 3,695 48.0
      Inside principal cities 12,048 4,183 34.7 7,493 1,754 23.4 905 319 35.3 3,650 2,109 57.8
      Outside principal cities 27,930 4,152 14.9 22,266 2,144 9.6 1,620 423 26.1 4,044 1,585 39.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,514 948 21.0 3,643 546 15.0 267 101 37.8 605 301 49.7
Midwest 53,680 12,639 23.5 41,200 6,299 15.3 3,481 1,352 38.9 8,999 4,988 55.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 41,101 9,469 23.0 31,142 4,497 14.4 2,795 1,076 38.5 7,165 3,896 54.4
      Inside principal cities 13,747 4,768 34.7 8,866 1,814 20.5 1,201 574 47.8 3,679 2,381 64.7
      Outside principal cities 27,355 4,702 17.2 22,275 2,684 12.0 1,594 502 31.5 3,486 1,515 43.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12,578 3,170 25.2 10,058 1,801 17.9 686 276 40.3 1,834 1,092 59.5
South 93,085 26,691 28.7 68,920 13,828 20.1 5,705 2,107 36.9 18,460 10,755 58.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 76,031 20,596 27.1 56,425 10,652 18.9 4,581 1,597 34.9 15,025 8,346 55.6
      Inside principal cities 26,451 8,758 33.1 18,028 4,018 22.3 1,738 634 36.5 6,684 4,107 61.4
      Outside principal cities 49,580 11,837 23.9 38,397 6,634 17.3 2,842 963 33.9 8,341 4,240 50.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 17,055 6,095 35.7 12,495 3,176 25.4 1,125 510 45.4 3,435 2,409 70.1
West 58,126 15,522 26.7 44,479 9,305 20.9 4,090 1,404 34.3 9,556 4,814 50.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 52,646 13,782 26.2 40,199 8,290 20.6 3,784 1,268 33.5 8,663 4,224 48.8
      Inside principal cities 23,373 6,950 29.7 16,977 3,979 23.4 1,837 647 35.2 4,559 2,325 51.0
      Outside principal cities 29,273 6,831 23.3 23,221 4,311 18.6 1,947 621 31.9 4,104 1,899 46.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,480 1,740 31.8 4,281 1,015 23.7 306 136 44.4 894 590 66.0

Division (31)
 
New England
11,578 1,950 16.8 9,110 959 10.5 680 178 26.1 1,788 813 45.5
Middle Atlantic 32,915 7,333 22.3 24,292 3,485 14.3 2,111 665 31.5 6,512 3,182 48.9
East North Central 37,564 9,131 24.3 28,328 4,434 15.7 2,627 1,026 39.0 6,608 3,670 55.5
West North Central 16,116 3,509 21.8 12,871 1,864 14.5 853 327 38.3 2,391 1,318 55.1
South Atlantic 47,884 12,310 25.7 35,654 6,226 17.5 2,866 1,060 37.0 9,364 5,024 53.7
East South Central 14,932 4,816 32.3 11,009 2,418 22.0 860 359 41.7 3,063 2,039 66.6
West South Central 30,269 9,564 31.6 22,257 5,185 23.3 1,979 688 34.8 6,033 3,692 61.2
Mountain 18,003 4,784 26.6 13,954 2,737 19.6 1,107 410 37.0 2,942 1,638 55.7
Pacific 40,123 10,738 26.8 30,525 6,568 21.5 2,983 994 33.3 6,615 3,176 48.0

Poverty Footnotes

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