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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 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6)

White alone (12)
 
Families, total (10)
64,145 13,186 20.6 50,180 7,230 14.4 4,196 1,319 31.4 9,769 4,636 47.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
52,488 10,285 19.6 40,935 5,606 13.7 3,501 1,058 30.2 8,051 3,621 45.0
      Inside principal cities 16,648 4,256 25.6 12,159 2,188 18.0 1,277 418 32.7 3,212 1,651 51.4
      Outside principal cities 35,839 6,029 16.8 28,775 3,419 11.9 2,224 640 28.8 4,840 1,970 40.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,658 2,900 24.9 9,245 1,624 17.6 695 262 37.7 1,718 1,015 59.1

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
11,627 1,924 16.5 8,963 937 10.5 779 191 24.5 1,886 796 42.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,128 1,636 16.2 7,777 783 10.1 679 158 23.2 1,672 696 41.6
      Inside principal cities 2,321 651 28.0 1,576 282 17.9 197 50 25.4 549 319 58.2
      Outside principal cities 7,807 985 12.6 6,201 501 8.1 482 108 22.4 1,123 376 33.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,500 288 19.2 1,186 155 13.0 100 33 33.2 213 100 46.8
Midwest 15,093 2,791 18.5 11,930 1,442 12.1 1,029 351 34.2 2,134 997 46.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 11,006 1,882 17.1 8,667 958 11.1 786 255 32.5 1,553 668 43.0
      Inside principal cities 3,062 724 23.6 2,220 339 15.3 271 100 36.7 571 285 50.0
      Outside principal cities 7,944 1,158 14.6 6,447 619 9.6 514 156 30.3 982 383 39.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,087 909 22.2 3,263 484 14.8 243 96 39.5 581 329 56.6
South 23,081 5,280 22.9 18,231 3,027 16.6 1,366 440 32.2 3,483 1,813 52.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,547 3,968 21.4 14,670 2,274 15.5 1,095 335 30.6 2,781 1,359 48.9
      Inside principal cities 5,884 1,524 25.9 4,429 808 18.2 387 134 34.5 1,068 583 54.5
      Outside principal cities 12,663 2,444 19.3 10,242 1,466 14.3 709 202 28.4 1,713 776 45.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,534 1,312 28.9 3,561 754 21.2 271 105 38.6 702 454 64.6
West 14,344 3,191 22.2 11,056 1,823 16.5 1,022 337 33.0 2,267 1,031 45.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 12,807 2,800 21.9 9,821 1,592 16.2 941 309 32.8 2,045 898 43.9
      Inside principal cities 5,381 1,358 25.2 3,935 759 19.3 422 134 31.9 1,024 464 45.3
      Outside principal cities 7,426 1,442 19.4 5,885 833 14.2 519 175 33.6 1,021 434 42.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,537 392 25.5 1,235 231 18.7 81 28 34.5 222 133 60.0

Division (31)
 
New England
3,380 462 13.7 2,632 204 7.8 221 47 21.3 527 211 40.1
Middle Atlantic 8,247 1,462 17.7 6,331 733 11.6 558 144 25.8 1,359 585 43.0
East North Central 10,276 1,957 19.0 8,033 1,003 12.5 759 261 34.4 1,484 693 46.7
West North Central 4,816 834 17.3 3,897 439 11.3 270 90 33.5 650 304 46.9
South Atlantic 11,712 2,338 20.0 9,413 1,371 14.6 669 215 32.2 1,630 752 46.1
East South Central 3,883 996 25.7 3,068 571 18.6 220 75 34.2 594 350 58.9
West South Central 7,486 1,946 26.0 5,750 1,086 18.9 478 149 31.3 1,259 710 56.4
Mountain 4,964 1,065 21.4 3,889 606 15.6 309 89 28.8 766 369 48.2
Pacific 9,381 2,127 22.7 7,167 1,217 17.0 712 248 34.8 1,501 662 44.1

Poverty Footnotes

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