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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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POV44: Region, Division and Type of Residence -- Poverty Status for 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)

  Families (total) (10) Married-couple families (11) Families with a male householder, no wife present Families with a female householder, no husband present
All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6)

All races (12)
 
Families, total (10)
78,867 8,792 11.1 58,428 3,409 5.8 5,582 942 16.9 14,857 4,441 29.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
65,711 7,074 10.8 48,401 2,740 5.7 4,735 763 16.1 12,576 3,571 28.4
      Inside principal cities 23,414 3,515 15.0 15,580 1,207 7.7 1,926 349 18.1 5,907 1,959 33.2
      Outside principal cities 42,298 3,559 8.4 32,821 1,534 4.7 2,808 414 14.7 6,669 1,612 24.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,156 1,717 13.1 10,028 668 6.7 847 179 21.1 2,281 870 38.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
14,125 1,314 9.3 10,367 462 4.5 1,002 138 13.7 2,756 714 25.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 12,584 1,184 9.4 9,153 403 4.4 897 125 13.9 2,534 656 25.9
      Inside principal cities 3,723 630 16.9 2,278 193 8.5 311 57 18.3 1,134 380 33.5
      Outside principal cities 8,861 554 6.3 6,874 210 3.1 586 68 11.6 1,400 276 19.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,541 130 8.4 1,214 59 4.9 105 13 11.9 222 58 26.2
Midwest 17,465 1,827 10.5 13,094 602 4.6 1,289 238 18.5 3,082 986 32.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 13,223 1,395 10.6 9,750 444 4.5 1,027 176 17.1 2,445 776 31.7
      Inside principal cities 4,380 766 17.5 2,753 203 7.4 430 85 19.8 1,197 477 39.9
      Outside principal cities 8,843 629 7.1 6,997 240 3.4 597 91 15.2 1,248 299 23.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,242 431 10.2 3,344 159 4.8 262 62 23.7 637 211 33.1
South 29,719 3,717 12.5 21,764 1,458 6.7 1,962 344 17.5 5,993 1,915 32.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 24,113 2,794 11.6 17,671 1,109 6.3 1,586 261 16.5 4,855 1,424 29.3
      Inside principal cities 8,318 1,227 14.7 5,592 403 7.2 594 106 17.8 2,132 719 33.7
      Outside principal cities 15,795 1,567 9.9 12,079 706 5.8 992 155 15.7 2,724 705 25.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,606 923 16.5 4,093 349 8.5 376 83 22.0 1,138 491 43.2
West 17,558 1,934 11.0 13,203 886 6.7 1,329 222 16.7 3,026 826 27.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,792 1,701 10.8 11,826 785 6.6 1,224 201 16.4 2,741 715 26.1
      Inside principal cities 6,992 892 12.8 4,956 408 8.2 591 101 17.1 1,445 383 26.5
      Outside principal cities 8,800 809 9.2 6,870 377 5.5 634 100 15.7 1,296 332 25.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,766 233 13.2 1,377 101 7.3 104 21 20.5 284 110 38.9

Division (31)
 
New England
3,793 268 7.1 2,902 102 3.5 260 26 10.1 632 140 22.1
Middle Atlantic 10,332 1,046 10.1 7,465 360 4.8 743 111 15.0 2,124 574 27.0
East North Central 12,165 1,334 11.0 8,944 415 4.6 966 184 19.1 2,254 734 32.6
West North Central 5,300 493 9.3 4,150 187 4.5 323 54 16.6 828 252 30.5
South Atlantic 15,534 1,777 11.4 11,438 710 6.2 994 188 18.9 3,102 878 28.3
East South Central 4,900 703 14.4 3,568 228 6.4 313 60 19.0 1,019 415 40.8
West South Central 9,286 1,237 13.3 6,758 519 7.7 655 96 14.7 1,872 622 33.2
Mountain 5,579 655 11.7 4,262 284 6.7 383 83 21.6 934 288 30.9
Pacific 11,979 1,279 10.7 8,942 602 6.7 945 139 14.7 2,092 538 25.7

Poverty Footnotes

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