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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 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6)

All races
 
 People in families, total (2)
249,384 74,804 30.0 188,001 41,382 22.0 16,067 6,450 40.1 45,315 26,972 59.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
209,756 60,829 29.0 157,526 33,328 21.2 13,684 5,286 38.6 38,547 22,215 57.6
      Inside principal cities 75,618 28,183 37.3 51,365 13,822 26.9 5,681 2,436 42.9 18,571 11,924 64.2
      Outside principal cities 134,139 32,646 24.3 106,160 19,506 18.4 8,003 2,850 35.6 19,975 10,291 51.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 39,627 13,974 35.3 30,476 8,054 26.4 2,383 1,164 48.8 6,768 4,757 70.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
44,493 11,059 24.9 33,402 5,619 16.8 2,791 960 34.4 8,300 4,479 54.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 39,978 9,962 24.9 29,760 4,958 16.7 2,524 853 33.8 7,694 4,151 53.9
      Inside principal cities 12,048 4,856 40.3 7,493 2,121 28.3 905 379 41.9 3,650 2,357 64.6
      Outside principal cities 27,930 5,106 18.3 22,266 2,838 12.7 1,620 475 29.3 4,044 1,794 44.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,514 1,096 24.3 3,643 660 18.1 267 107 40.1 605 329 54.3
Midwest 53,680 14,775 27.5 41,200 7,759 18.8 3,481 1,478 42.5 8,999 5,538 61.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 41,101 11,058 26.9 31,142 5,549 17.8 2,795 1,178 42.2 7,165 4,331 60.4
      Inside principal cities 13,747 5,400 39.3 8,866 2,219 25.0 1,201 608 50.6 3,679 2,574 70.0
      Outside principal cities 27,355 5,658 20.7 22,275 3,331 15.0 1,594 570 35.8 3,486 1,757 50.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12,578 3,717 29.5 10,058 2,210 22.0 686 300 43.8 1,834 1,207 65.8
South 93,085 30,925 33.2 68,920 16,841 24.4 5,705 2,431 42.6 18,460 11,654 63.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 76,031 23,790 31.3 56,425 12,874 22.8 4,581 1,843 40.2 15,025 9,074 60.4
      Inside principal cities 26,451 9,948 37.6 18,028 4,819 26.7 1,738 708 40.7 6,684 4,421 66.1
      Outside principal cities 49,580 13,843 27.9 38,397 8,055 21.0 2,842 1,136 39.9 8,341 4,653 55.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 17,055 7,135 41.8 12,495 3,967 31.7 1,125 588 52.2 3,435 2,581 75.1
West 58,126 18,044 31.0 44,479 11,164 25.1 4,090 1,581 38.6 9,556 5,300 55.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 52,646 16,018 30.4 40,199 9,947 24.7 3,784 1,411 37.3 8,663 4,660 53.8
      Inside principal cities 23,373 7,979 34.1 16,977 4,664 27.5 1,837 742 40.4 4,559 2,573 56.4
      Outside principal cities 29,273 8,040 27.5 23,221 5,283 22.8 1,947 669 34.4 4,104 2,087 50.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,480 2,026 37.0 4,281 1,217 28.4 306 169 55.3 894 640 71.6

Division (31)
 
New England
11,578 2,348 20.3 9,110 1,217 13.4 680 224 32.9 1,788 907 50.8
Middle Atlantic 32,915 8,710 26.5 24,292 4,402 18.1 2,111 737 34.9 6,512 3,572 54.9
East North Central 37,564 10,632 28.3 28,328 5,423 19.1 2,627 1,113 42.4 6,608 4,097 62.0
West North Central 16,116 4,143 25.7 12,871 2,336 18.1 853 366 42.8 2,391 1,441 60.3
South Atlantic 47,884 14,419 30.1 35,654 7,701 21.6 2,866 1,201 41.9 9,364 5,517 58.9
East South Central 14,932 5,582 37.4 11,009 2,994 27.2 860 400 46.5 3,063 2,188 71.4
West South Central 30,269 10,925 36.1 22,257 6,145 27.6 1,979 830 41.9 6,033 3,950 65.5
Mountain 18,003 5,563 30.9 13,954 3,328 23.8 1,107 471 42.6 2,942 1,764 60.0
Pacific 40,123 12,481 31.1 30,525 7,836 25.7 2,983 1,109 37.2 6,615 3,536 53.5

Poverty Footnotes

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