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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)

Black alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
31,306 13,647 43.6 14,952 3,744 25.0 2,674 1,239 46.3 13,680 8,664 63.3

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
28,145 11,878 42.2 13,447 3,187 23.7 2,380 1,065 44.7 12,318 7,627 61.9
      Inside principal cities 15,267 7,215 47.3 6,365 1,665 26.2 1,327 603 45.4 7,575 4,947 65.3
      Outside principal cities 12,879 4,664 36.2 7,081 1,522 21.5 1,053 462 43.8 4,744 2,680 56.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,160 1,769 56.0 1,505 557 37.0 294 174 59.4 1,361 1,037 76.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,419 2,117 39.1 2,423 551 22.7 476 215 45.2 2,520 1,351 53.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,339 2,078 38.9 2,379 532 22.4 460 205 44.5 2,500 1,342 53.7
      Inside principal cities 3,405 1,482 43.5 1,368 376 27.5 268 119 44.5 1,770 986 55.7
      Outside principal cities 1,934 597 30.9 1,011 156 15.4 192 86 44.6 730 355 48.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 80 39 48.9 44 19 (B) 16 10 (B) 20 10 (B)
Midwest 5,431 2,814 51.8 2,302 688 29.9 562 314 56.0 2,567 1,812 70.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,258 2,715 51.6 2,200 643 29.2 554 307 55.4 2,504 1,766 70.5
      Inside principal cities 3,526 2,027 57.5 1,239 401 32.3 406 229 56.3 1,881 1,397 74.3
      Outside principal cities 1,732 689 39.8 961 242 25.2 148 78 52.8 623 368 59.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 173 99 57.2 102 45 44.3 7 7 (B) 63 46 (B)
South 17,592 7,611 43.3 8,624 2,146 24.9 1,386 611 44.1 7,582 4,854 64.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 14,756 6,014 40.8 7,325 1,680 22.9 1,122 459 40.9 6,309 3,875 61.4
      Inside principal cities 6,781 3,060 45.1 2,998 715 23.8 503 195 38.8 3,280 2,151 65.6
      Outside principal cities 7,975 2,953 37.0 4,327 965 22.3 619 263 42.5 3,029 1,725 56.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,836 1,598 56.3 1,299 466 35.9 264 152 57.7 1,273 979 76.9
West 2,864 1,104 38.6 1,603 359 22.4 250 99 39.6 1,011 647 64.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,792 1,071 38.4 1,543 332 21.5 244 95 38.8 1,005 644 64.1
      Inside principal cities 1,555 646 41.5 761 174 22.8 150 60 39.9 644 412 64.1
      Outside principal cities 1,237 425 34.4 782 159 20.3 94 35 36.9 362 232 64.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 72 33 (B) 60 26 (B) 6 5 (B) 5 2 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
728 275 37.7 417 85 20.3 49 28 (B) 262 162 61.7
Middle Atlantic 4,691 1,843 39.3 2,006 467 23.3 427 187 43.8 2,258 1,190 52.7
East North Central 4,442 2,267 51.0 1,826 507 27.8 489 270 55.2 2,127 1,490 70.0
West North Central 989 547 55.3 476 181 38.0 73 44 (B) 439 322 73.2
South Atlantic 10,374 4,213 40.6 5,102 1,144 22.4 802 362 45.1 4,470 2,708 60.6
East South Central 2,999 1,548 51.6 1,420 440 31.0 241 127 52.9 1,337 981 73.3
West South Central 4,220 1,850 43.8 2,102 562 26.7 343 122 35.5 1,775 1,166 65.7
Mountain 652 280 42.9 364 94 25.9 75 41 54.3 213 145 68.0
Pacific 2,212 825 37.3 1,239 264 21.3 175 58 33.3 798 502 62.9

Poverty Footnotes

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