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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 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6)

All races
 
 People in families, total (2)
249,384 68,477 27.5 188,001 36,903 19.6 16,067 6,026 37.5 45,315 25,548 56.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
209,756 55,714 26.6 157,526 29,781 18.9 13,684 4,937 36.1 38,547 20,996 54.5
      Inside principal cities 75,618 26,017 34.4 51,365 12,462 24.3 5,681 2,281 40.1 18,571 11,275 60.7
      Outside principal cities 134,139 29,696 22.1 106,160 17,319 16.3 8,003 2,656 33.2 19,975 9,722 48.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 39,627 12,764 32.2 30,476 7,123 23.4 2,383 1,089 45.7 6,768 4,551 67.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
44,493 9,977 22.4 33,402 4,917 14.7 2,791 892 32.0 8,300 4,168 50.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 39,978 8,973 22.4 29,760 4,321 14.5 2,524 791 31.3 7,694 3,862 50.2
      Inside principal cities 12,048 4,420 36.7 7,493 1,868 24.9 905 355 39.3 3,650 2,196 60.2
      Outside principal cities 27,930 4,553 16.3 22,266 2,453 11.0 1,620 435 26.9 4,044 1,666 41.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,514 1,004 22.2 3,643 596 16.4 267 102 38.2 605 306 50.5
Midwest 53,680 13,477 25.1 41,200 6,795 16.5 3,481 1,417 40.7 8,999 5,265 58.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 41,101 10,071 24.5 31,142 4,841 15.5 2,795 1,126 40.3 7,165 4,103 57.3
      Inside principal cities 13,747 5,004 36.4 8,866 1,960 22.1 1,201 588 48.9 3,679 2,457 66.8
      Outside principal cities 27,355 5,067 18.5 22,275 2,882 12.9 1,594 539 33.8 3,486 1,647 47.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12,578 3,406 27.1 10,058 1,954 19.4 686 291 42.4 1,834 1,162 63.3
South 93,085 28,452 30.6 68,920 15,089 21.9 5,705 2,232 39.1 18,460 11,131 60.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 76,031 21,962 28.9 56,425 11,616 20.6 4,581 1,690 36.9 15,025 8,655 57.6
      Inside principal cities 26,451 9,235 34.9 18,028 4,360 24.2 1,738 662 38.1 6,684 4,213 63.0
      Outside principal cities 49,580 12,727 25.7 38,397 7,257 18.9 2,842 1,028 36.2 8,341 4,442 53.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 17,055 6,491 38.1 12,495 3,473 27.8 1,125 542 48.2 3,435 2,476 72.1
West 58,126 16,571 28.5 44,479 10,102 22.7 4,090 1,485 36.3 9,556 4,984 52.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 52,646 14,708 27.9 40,199 9,003 22.4 3,784 1,330 35.1 8,663 4,376 50.5
      Inside principal cities 23,373 7,359 31.5 16,977 4,275 25.2 1,837 675 36.8 4,559 2,409 52.8
      Outside principal cities 29,273 7,350 25.1 23,221 4,728 20.4 1,947 654 33.6 4,104 1,967 47.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,480 1,863 34.0 4,281 1,100 25.7 306 155 50.8 894 608 68.0

Division (31)
 
New England
11,578 2,125 18.4 9,110 1,065 11.7 680 199 29.3 1,788 861 48.1
Middle Atlantic 32,915 7,852 23.9 24,292 3,852 15.9 2,111 693 32.8 6,512 3,307 50.8
East North Central 37,564 9,717 25.9 28,328 4,769 16.8 2,627 1,062 40.4 6,608 3,886 58.8
West North Central 16,116 3,759 23.3 12,871 2,026 15.7 853 354 41.5 2,391 1,379 57.7
South Atlantic 47,884 13,112 27.4 35,654 6,780 19.0 2,866 1,110 38.7 9,364 5,222 55.8
East South Central 14,932 5,138 34.4 11,009 2,655 24.1 860 373 43.4 3,063 2,110 68.9
West South Central 30,269 10,202 33.7 22,257 5,655 25.4 1,979 749 37.8 6,033 3,798 63.0
Mountain 18,003 5,074 28.2 13,954 2,964 21.2 1,107 432 39.0 2,942 1,678 57.1
Pacific 40,123 11,497 28.7 30,525 7,138 23.4 2,983 1,053 35.3 6,615 3,305 50.0

Poverty Footnotes

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