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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 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)

White alone (12)
 
Families, total (10)
64,145 10,518 16.4 50,180 5,435 10.8 4,196 1,070 25.5 9,769 4,014 41.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
52,488 8,196 15.6 40,935 4,224 10.3 3,501 859 24.5 8,051 3,113 38.7
      Inside principal cities 16,648 3,453 20.7 12,159 1,702 14.0 1,277 334 26.1 3,212 1,417 44.1
      Outside principal cities 35,839 4,743 13.2 28,775 2,522 8.8 2,224 525 23.6 4,840 1,696 35.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,658 2,322 19.9 9,245 1,211 13.1 695 211 30.4 1,718 900 52.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
11,627 1,540 13.2 8,963 705 7.9 779 160 20.5 1,886 675 35.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,128 1,313 13.0 7,777 593 7.6 679 134 19.7 1,672 586 35.0
      Inside principal cities 2,321 527 22.7 1,576 217 13.7 197 44 22.1 549 267 48.6
      Outside principal cities 7,807 786 10.1 6,201 376 6.1 482 91 18.8 1,123 319 28.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,500 227 15.2 1,186 112 9.5 100 26 25.5 213 89 41.9
Midwest 15,093 2,178 14.4 11,930 1,031 8.6 1,029 282 27.5 2,134 865 40.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 11,006 1,477 13.4 8,667 683 7.9 786 206 26.2 1,553 588 37.9
      Inside principal cities 3,062 579 18.9 2,220 245 11.0 271 76 28.0 571 259 45.3
      Outside principal cities 7,944 898 11.3 6,447 439 6.8 514 130 25.2 982 329 33.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,087 701 17.2 3,263 347 10.6 243 77 31.6 581 277 47.7
South 23,081 4,193 18.2 18,231 2,274 12.5 1,366 359 26.3 3,483 1,560 44.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,547 3,127 16.9 14,670 1,702 11.6 1,095 271 24.8 2,781 1,154 41.5
      Inside principal cities 5,884 1,223 20.8 4,429 628 14.2 387 106 27.5 1,068 489 45.7
      Outside principal cities 12,663 1,904 15.0 10,242 1,074 10.5 709 165 23.3 1,713 665 38.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,534 1,067 23.5 3,561 572 16.1 271 88 32.6 702 407 57.9
West 14,344 2,607 18.2 11,056 1,425 12.9 1,022 269 26.3 2,267 913 40.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 12,807 2,280 17.8 9,821 1,246 12.7 941 248 26.4 2,045 786 38.4
      Inside principal cities 5,381 1,125 20.9 3,935 613 15.6 422 108 25.6 1,024 403 39.4
      Outside principal cities 7,426 1,155 15.6 5,885 633 10.8 519 140 26.9 1,021 382 37.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,537 327 21.3 1,235 179 14.5 81 21 25.6 222 127 57.4

Division (31)
 
New England
3,380 375 11.1 2,632 158 6.0 221 37 16.6 527 180 34.3
Middle Atlantic 8,247 1,165 14.1 6,331 547 8.6 558 123 22.0 1,359 495 36.4
East North Central 10,276 1,520 14.8 8,033 709 8.8 759 210 27.7 1,484 601 40.5
West North Central 4,816 658 13.7 3,897 322 8.3 270 72 26.8 650 264 40.6
South Atlantic 11,712 1,808 15.4 9,413 1,018 10.8 669 170 25.5 1,630 619 38.0
East South Central 3,883 790 20.3 3,068 415 13.5 220 63 28.4 594 312 52.5
West South Central 7,486 1,596 21.3 5,750 840 14.6 478 126 26.5 1,259 629 50.0
Mountain 4,964 880 17.7 3,889 470 12.1 309 72 23.2 766 338 44.2
Pacific 9,381 1,727 18.4 7,167 955 13.3 712 197 27.7 1,501 575 38.3

Poverty Footnotes

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