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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 alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
197,938 53,028 26.8 157,992 32,958 20.9 11,783 4,434 37.6 28,163 15,637 55.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
163,634 42,166 25.8 130,390 26,147 20.1 9,896 3,581 36.2 23,349 12,438 53.3
      Inside principal cities 52,320 17,493 33.4 39,062 10,232 26.2 3,729 1,511 40.5 9,528 5,749 60.3
      Outside principal cities 111,315 24,673 22.2 91,328 15,916 17.4 6,167 2,069 33.6 13,820 6,689 48.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 34,304 10,862 31.7 27,603 6,810 24.7 1,887 853 45.2 4,814 3,199 66.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
35,671 7,505 21.0 28,291 4,204 14.9 2,077 634 30.5 5,302 2,668 50.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 31,312 6,488 20.7 24,747 3,586 14.5 1,833 540 29.5 4,731 2,362 49.9
      Inside principal cities 7,185 2,521 35.1 4,973 1,231 24.7 568 202 35.6 1,643 1,088 66.2
      Outside principal cities 24,127 3,967 16.4 19,774 2,355 11.9 1,265 338 26.7 3,088 1,274 41.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,359 1,017 23.3 3,544 618 17.4 244 93 38.2 571 305 53.5
Midwest 45,495 10,632 23.4 36,930 6,393 17.3 2,720 1,063 39.1 5,846 3,176 54.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 33,522 7,289 21.7 27,194 4,342 16.0 2,094 797 38.1 4,235 2,149 50.7
      Inside principal cities 9,198 2,747 29.9 6,914 1,512 21.9 728 332 45.6 1,556 903 58.0
      Outside principal cities 24,324 4,541 18.7 20,280 2,830 14.0 1,365 465 34.0 2,679 1,246 46.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,973 3,344 27.9 9,736 2,051 21.1 626 266 42.4 1,611 1,027 63.7
South 70,327 20,799 29.6 56,381 13,253 23.5 3,897 1,565 40.2 10,049 5,981 59.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 56,942 15,850 27.8 45,772 10,095 22.1 3,103 1,177 37.9 8,067 4,578 56.8
      Inside principal cities 18,242 6,125 33.6 13,962 3,670 26.3 1,112 445 40.0 3,168 2,011 63.5
      Outside principal cities 38,700 9,724 25.1 31,810 6,425 20.2 1,991 732 36.8 4,898 2,568 52.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,385 4,950 37.0 10,609 3,158 29.8 795 388 48.9 1,982 1,403 70.8
West 46,445 14,092 30.3 36,391 9,108 25.0 3,088 1,172 37.9 6,966 3,812 54.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 41,859 12,539 30.0 32,677 8,125 24.9 2,866 1,066 37.2 6,316 3,349 53.0
      Inside principal cities 17,696 6,099 34.5 13,213 3,819 28.9 1,321 532 40.3 3,161 1,748 55.3
      Outside principal cities 24,163 6,441 26.7 19,463 4,306 22.1 1,546 534 34.5 3,155 1,600 50.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,586 1,553 33.9 3,714 983 26.5 222 106 47.8 650 463 71.3

Division (31)
 
New England
10,076 1,782 17.7 8,098 942 11.6 575 163 28.3 1,403 677 48.2
Middle Atlantic 25,594 5,723 22.4 20,193 3,262 16.2 1,502 471 31.3 3,899 1,991 51.1
East North Central 31,144 7,427 23.8 25,031 4,419 17.7 2,022 786 38.9 4,092 2,222 54.3
West North Central 14,351 3,205 22.3 11,899 1,974 16.6 698 276 39.6 1,754 955 54.4
South Atlantic 35,006 8,992 25.7 28,650 5,915 20.6 1,870 724 38.7 4,486 2,352 52.4
East South Central 11,574 3,710 32.1 9,299 2,359 25.4 590 240 40.6 1,685 1,112 66.0
West South Central 23,747 8,097 34.1 18,432 4,978 27.0 1,438 602 41.9 3,877 2,517 64.9
Mountain 15,762 4,551 28.9 12,558 2,880 22.9 872 330 37.9 2,332 1,341 57.5
Pacific 30,683 9,541 31.1 23,833 6,228 26.1 2,216 841 38.0 4,634 2,471 53.3

Poverty Footnotes

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