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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)

White alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
197,938 44,814 22.6 157,992 26,842 17.0 11,783 3,869 32.8 28,163 14,104 50.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
163,634 35,663 21.8 130,390 21,344 16.4 9,896 3,139 31.7 23,349 11,180 47.9
      Inside principal cities 52,320 15,157 29.0 39,062 8,614 22.1 3,729 1,331 35.7 9,528 5,212 54.7
      Outside principal cities 111,315 20,506 18.4 91,328 12,730 13.9 6,167 1,807 29.3 13,820 5,969 43.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 34,304 9,151 26.7 27,603 5,498 19.9 1,887 730 38.7 4,814 2,923 60.7

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
35,671 6,189 17.4 28,291 3,244 11.5 2,077 550 26.5 5,302 2,395 45.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 31,312 5,315 17.0 24,747 2,740 11.1 1,833 463 25.3 4,731 2,112 44.6
      Inside principal cities 7,185 2,149 29.9 4,973 996 20.0 568 164 28.9 1,643 989 60.2
      Outside principal cities 24,127 3,166 13.1 19,774 1,744 8.8 1,265 299 23.6 3,088 1,123 36.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,359 874 20.1 3,544 504 14.2 244 87 35.6 571 283 49.6
Midwest 45,495 8,894 19.5 36,930 5,151 13.9 2,720 946 34.8 5,846 2,797 47.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 33,522 6,054 18.1 27,194 3,481 12.8 2,094 703 33.6 4,235 1,870 44.2
      Inside principal cities 9,198 2,341 25.5 6,914 1,220 17.6 728 303 41.7 1,556 819 52.6
      Outside principal cities 24,324 3,713 15.3 20,280 2,261 11.2 1,365 400 29.3 2,679 1,051 39.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,973 2,840 23.7 9,736 1,670 17.2 626 243 38.9 1,611 927 57.5
South 70,327 17,666 25.1 56,381 10,866 19.3 3,897 1,310 33.6 10,049 5,489 54.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 56,942 13,531 23.8 45,772 8,348 18.2 3,103 991 32.0 8,067 4,191 52.0
      Inside principal cities 18,242 5,367 29.4 13,962 3,118 22.3 1,112 393 35.4 3,168 1,856 58.6
      Outside principal cities 38,700 8,164 21.1 31,810 5,230 16.4 1,991 598 30.1 4,898 2,336 47.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,385 4,135 30.9 10,609 2,518 23.7 795 319 40.1 1,982 1,298 65.5
West 46,445 12,066 26.0 36,391 7,581 20.8 3,088 1,062 34.4 6,966 3,423 49.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 41,859 10,764 25.7 32,677 6,775 20.7 2,866 981 34.2 6,316 3,007 47.6
      Inside principal cities 17,696 5,301 30.0 13,213 3,281 24.8 1,321 471 35.6 3,161 1,549 49.0
      Outside principal cities 24,163 5,463 22.6 19,463 3,494 18.0 1,546 510 33.0 3,155 1,458 46.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,586 1,302 28.4 3,714 806 21.7 222 82 36.8 650 415 63.9

Division (31)
 
New England
10,076 1,439 14.3 8,098 713 8.8 575 128 22.3 1,403 598 42.6
Middle Atlantic 25,594 4,750 18.6 20,193 2,531 12.5 1,502 422 28.1 3,899 1,797 46.1
East North Central 31,144 6,227 20.0 25,031 3,585 14.3 2,022 706 34.9 4,092 1,936 47.3
West North Central 14,351 2,667 18.6 11,899 1,565 13.2 698 240 34.4 1,754 861 49.1
South Atlantic 35,006 7,468 21.3 28,650 4,734 16.5 1,870 620 33.2 4,486 2,114 47.1
East South Central 11,574 3,135 27.1 9,299 1,897 20.4 590 210 35.6 1,685 1,027 60.9
West South Central 23,747 7,063 29.7 18,432 4,235 23.0 1,438 480 33.4 3,877 2,349 60.6
Mountain 15,762 3,860 24.5 12,558 2,349 18.7 872 282 32.3 2,332 1,230 52.7
Pacific 30,683 8,205 26.7 23,833 5,232 22.0 2,216 780 35.2 4,634 2,193 47.3

Poverty Footnotes

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