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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 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6)

White alone (12)
 
Families, total (10)
64,145 14,208 22.2 50,180 7,958 15.9 4,196 1,400 33.4 9,769 4,850 49.6

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
52,488 11,079 21.1 40,935 6,159 15.0 3,501 1,121 32.0 8,051 3,799 47.2
      Inside principal cities 16,648 4,504 27.1 12,159 2,346 19.3 1,277 444 34.7 3,212 1,715 53.4
      Outside principal cities 35,839 6,575 18.3 28,775 3,813 13.3 2,224 677 30.4 4,840 2,084 43.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,658 3,129 26.8 9,245 1,799 19.5 695 279 40.2 1,718 1,051 61.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
11,627 2,095 18.0 8,963 1,062 11.9 779 204 26.1 1,886 829 44.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,128 1,785 17.6 7,777 887 11.4 679 170 25.1 1,672 727 43.5
      Inside principal cities 2,321 689 29.7 1,576 302 19.1 197 56 28.5 549 331 60.3
      Outside principal cities 7,807 1,096 14.0 6,201 586 9.4 482 114 23.7 1,123 396 35.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,500 310 20.7 1,186 175 14.7 100 33 33.4 213 102 47.7
Midwest 15,093 3,008 19.9 11,930 1,570 13.2 1,029 373 36.2 2,134 1,065 49.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 11,006 2,029 18.4 8,667 1,036 11.9 786 273 34.7 1,553 720 46.4
      Inside principal cities 3,062 767 25.0 2,220 365 16.5 271 105 38.7 571 296 51.9
      Outside principal cities 7,944 1,262 15.9 6,447 670 10.4 514 168 32.7 982 424 43.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,087 979 24.0 3,263 534 16.4 243 100 41.1 581 345 59.4
South 23,081 5,690 24.7 18,231 3,331 18.3 1,366 473 34.6 3,483 1,885 54.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,547 4,273 23.0 14,670 2,495 17.0 1,095 358 32.7 2,781 1,420 51.0
      Inside principal cities 5,884 1,610 27.4 4,429 864 19.5 387 141 36.4 1,068 605 56.6
      Outside principal cities 12,663 2,662 21.0 10,242 1,631 15.9 709 217 30.6 1,713 815 47.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,534 1,417 31.2 3,561 836 23.5 271 115 42.4 702 465 66.3
West 14,344 3,416 23.8 11,056 1,995 18.0 1,022 351 34.3 2,267 1,070 47.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 12,807 2,992 23.4 9,821 1,741 17.7 941 320 34.0 2,045 932 45.6
      Inside principal cities 5,381 1,438 26.7 3,935 814 20.7 422 142 33.6 1,024 483 47.1
      Outside principal cities 7,426 1,554 20.9 5,885 927 15.7 519 178 34.3 1,021 449 44.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,537 423 27.5 1,235 254 20.6 81 31 38.2 222 138 62.4

Division (31)
 
New England
3,380 519 15.4 2,632 238 9.0 221 56 25.2 527 225 42.8
Middle Atlantic 8,247 1,576 19.1 6,331 824 13.0 558 148 26.5 1,359 604 44.4
East North Central 10,276 2,108 20.5 8,033 1,088 13.5 759 276 36.3 1,484 744 50.1
West North Central 4,816 900 18.7 3,897 481 12.4 270 97 36.1 650 322 49.5
South Atlantic 11,712 2,527 21.6 9,413 1,518 16.1 669 226 33.8 1,630 783 48.1
East South Central 3,883 1,071 27.6 3,068 626 20.4 220 81 36.7 594 364 61.2
West South Central 7,486 2,091 27.9 5,750 1,188 20.7 478 166 34.8 1,259 738 58.6
Mountain 4,964 1,136 22.9 3,889 662 17.0 309 93 30.0 766 381 49.8
Pacific 9,381 2,280 24.3 7,167 1,333 18.6 712 258 36.2 1,501 689 45.9

Poverty Footnotes

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