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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)

White alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
197,938 48,154 24.3 157,992 29,313 18.6 11,783 4,104 34.8 28,163 14,737 52.3

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
163,634 38,316 23.4 130,390 23,290 17.9 9,896 3,323 33.6 23,349 11,703 50.1
      Inside principal cities 52,320 16,073 30.7 39,062 9,261 23.7 3,729 1,408 37.8 9,528 5,405 56.7
      Outside principal cities 111,315 22,243 20.0 91,328 14,030 15.4 6,167 1,915 31.1 13,820 6,298 45.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 34,304 9,838 28.7 27,603 6,023 21.8 1,887 781 41.4 4,814 3,034 63.0

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
35,671 6,696 18.8 28,291 3,622 12.8 2,077 585 28.1 5,302 2,489 46.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 31,312 5,766 18.4 24,747 3,067 12.4 1,833 497 27.1 4,731 2,202 46.5
      Inside principal cities 7,185 2,267 31.6 4,973 1,060 21.3 568 187 32.9 1,643 1,020 62.1
      Outside principal cities 24,127 3,498 14.5 19,774 2,007 10.2 1,265 310 24.5 3,088 1,182 38.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,359 931 21.3 3,544 555 15.7 244 88 36.0 571 288 50.4
Midwest 45,495 9,577 21.1 36,930 5,568 15.1 2,720 1,010 37.1 5,846 2,999 51.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 33,522 6,519 19.4 27,194 3,751 13.8 2,094 753 35.9 4,235 2,015 47.6
      Inside principal cities 9,198 2,470 26.9 6,914 1,303 18.8 728 317 43.5 1,556 851 54.7
      Outside principal cities 24,324 4,048 16.6 20,280 2,448 12.1 1,365 436 31.9 2,679 1,165 43.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,973 3,058 25.5 9,736 1,817 18.7 626 257 41.1 1,611 984 61.0
South 70,327 18,945 26.9 56,381 11,847 21.0 3,897 1,408 36.1 10,049 5,690 56.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 56,942 14,509 25.5 45,772 9,083 19.8 3,103 1,065 34.3 8,067 4,361 54.1
      Inside principal cities 18,242 5,691 31.2 13,962 3,360 24.1 1,112 415 37.3 3,168 1,916 60.5
      Outside principal cities 38,700 8,818 22.8 31,810 5,723 18.0 1,991 650 32.6 4,898 2,445 49.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,385 4,436 33.1 10,609 2,764 26.0 795 343 43.2 1,982 1,330 67.1
West 46,445 12,936 27.9 36,391 8,276 22.7 3,088 1,102 35.7 6,966 3,558 51.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 41,859 11,523 27.5 32,677 7,389 22.6 2,866 1,009 35.2 6,316 3,125 49.5
      Inside principal cities 17,696 5,645 31.9 13,213 3,537 26.8 1,321 489 37.0 3,161 1,619 51.2
      Outside principal cities 24,163 5,878 24.3 19,463 3,851 19.8 1,546 520 33.7 3,155 1,506 47.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,586 1,413 30.8 3,714 887 23.9 222 92 41.6 650 433 66.6

Division (31)
 
New England
10,076 1,592 15.8 8,098 811 10.0 575 148 25.7 1,403 633 45.1
Middle Atlantic 25,594 5,104 19.9 20,193 2,811 13.9 1,502 437 29.1 3,899 1,856 47.6
East North Central 31,144 6,694 21.5 25,031 3,860 15.4 2,022 743 36.7 4,092 2,091 51.1
West North Central 14,351 2,883 20.1 11,899 1,708 14.4 698 267 38.3 1,754 908 51.8
South Atlantic 35,006 8,012 22.9 28,650 5,161 18.0 1,870 648 34.7 4,486 2,203 49.1
East South Central 11,574 3,375 29.2 9,299 2,084 22.4 590 222 37.6 1,685 1,069 63.4
West South Central 23,747 7,557 31.8 18,432 4,601 25.0 1,438 537 37.4 3,877 2,419 62.4
Mountain 15,762 4,117 26.1 12,558 2,559 20.4 872 295 33.8 2,332 1,263 54.2
Pacific 30,683 8,819 28.7 23,833 5,717 24.0 2,216 807 36.4 4,634 2,295 49.5

Poverty Footnotes

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