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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)

White A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
202,498 54,809 27.1 160,963 33,756 21.0 12,118 4,562 37.6 29,417 16,491 56.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
167,439 43,543 26.0 132,900 26,748 20.1 10,170 3,683 36.2 24,369 13,112 53.8
      Inside principal cities 53,826 18,139 33.7 39,962 10,470 26.2 3,830 1,562 40.8 10,034 6,107 60.9
      Outside principal cities 113,613 25,404 22.4 92,938 16,278 17.5 6,340 2,122 33.5 14,335 7,005 48.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 35,059 11,267 32.1 28,063 7,009 25.0 1,948 879 45.1 5,048 3,379 66.9

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
36,223 7,742 21.4 28,579 4,263 14.9 2,162 667 30.9 5,482 2,812 51.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 31,829 6,708 21.1 25,018 3,643 14.6 1,914 571 29.8 4,898 2,494 50.9
      Inside principal cities 7,308 2,606 35.7 5,014 1,246 24.8 583 215 36.8 1,711 1,146 67.0
      Outside principal cities 24,521 4,101 16.7 20,004 2,397 12.0 1,330 356 26.8 3,187 1,348 42.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,394 1,034 23.5 3,561 621 17.4 249 96 38.6 584 318 54.4
Midwest 46,342 11,050 23.8 37,388 6,539 17.5 2,783 1,086 39.0 6,171 3,425 55.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,176 7,603 22.2 27,545 4,436 16.1 2,141 816 38.1 4,490 2,350 52.4
      Inside principal cities 9,520 2,935 30.8 7,062 1,557 22.0 747 340 45.5 1,711 1,038 60.7
      Outside principal cities 24,656 4,669 18.9 20,483 2,880 14.1 1,394 477 34.2 2,778 1,312 47.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12,167 3,447 28.3 9,843 2,103 21.4 642 269 42.0 1,682 1,075 63.9
South 71,786 21,365 29.8 57,424 13,579 23.6 3,975 1,596 40.2 10,387 6,190 59.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 58,065 16,225 27.9 46,601 10,320 22.1 3,152 1,194 37.9 8,312 4,710 56.7
      Inside principal cities 18,653 6,267 33.6 14,255 3,761 26.4 1,134 451 39.8 3,264 2,055 62.9
      Outside principal cities 39,412 9,958 25.3 32,346 6,559 20.3 2,018 743 36.8 5,047 2,656 52.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,721 5,140 37.5 10,823 3,259 30.1 823 402 48.8 2,075 1,480 71.3
West 48,146 14,652 30.4 37,572 9,375 25.0 3,198 1,213 37.9 7,376 4,064 55.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 43,369 13,007 30.0 33,736 8,348 24.7 2,963 1,102 37.2 6,669 3,557 53.3
      Inside principal cities 18,344 6,331 34.5 13,631 3,906 28.7 1,365 556 40.7 3,347 1,868 55.8
      Outside principal cities 25,025 6,676 26.7 20,105 4,441 22.1 1,598 546 34.1 3,322 1,689 50.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,777 1,645 34.4 3,836 1,027 26.8 235 112 47.6 707 506 71.6

Division (31)
 
New England
10,211 1,832 17.9 8,177 956 11.7 597 179 30.0 1,438 696 48.4
Middle Atlantic 26,012 5,911 22.7 20,401 3,307 16.2 1,566 488 31.2 4,045 2,115 52.3
East North Central 31,724 7,725 24.4 25,335 4,526 17.9 2,067 801 38.8 4,322 2,398 55.5
West North Central 14,618 3,325 22.7 12,053 2,013 16.7 716 285 39.7 1,849 1,027 55.5
South Atlantic 35,542 9,169 25.8 29,028 5,999 20.7 1,900 735 38.7 4,614 2,435 52.8
East South Central 11,708 3,784 32.3 9,398 2,405 25.6 595 244 41.1 1,715 1,135 66.2
West South Central 24,536 8,412 34.3 18,999 5,176 27.2 1,480 616 41.6 4,057 2,620 64.6
Mountain 16,127 4,715 29.2 12,794 2,939 23.0 885 339 38.3 2,448 1,437 58.7
Pacific 32,019 9,937 31.0 24,778 6,435 26.0 2,313 874 37.8 4,928 2,627 53.3

Poverty Footnotes

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