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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, not Hispanic (12)
 
Families, total (10)
54,461 9,614 17.7 43,966 5,432 12.4 3,200 961 30.0 7,294 3,222 44.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
43,508 6,856 15.8 35,192 3,836 10.9 2,577 719 27.9 5,739 2,300 40.1
      Inside principal cities 12,027 2,106 17.5 9,399 1,102 11.7 764 208 27.3 1,865 796 42.7
      Outside principal cities 31,481 4,750 15.1 25,794 2,735 10.6 1,813 511 28.2 3,874 1,504 38.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 10,953 2,758 25.2 8,774 1,595 18.2 624 242 38.7 1,555 921 59.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
10,328 1,513 14.6 8,291 848 10.2 617 145 23.5 1,419 520 36.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 8,859 1,214 13.7 7,128 679 9.5 519 111 21.5 1,213 423 34.9
      Inside principal cities 1,609 314 19.5 1,248 169 13.5 115 25 21.9 246 120 48.7
      Outside principal cities 7,250 900 12.4 5,879 510 8.7 404 86 21.4 967 303 31.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,469 299 20.4 1,164 169 14.5 99 33 33.8 206 96 46.7
Midwest 14,339 2,653 18.5 11,467 1,376 12.0 902 313 34.7 1,970 964 48.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,342 1,715 16.6 8,266 866 10.5 671 222 33.0 1,404 628 44.7
      Inside principal cities 2,718 581 21.4 2,038 274 13.4 199 71 35.4 481 237 49.2
      Outside principal cities 7,624 1,134 14.9 6,228 592 9.5 472 151 32.1 924 391 42.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,997 938 23.5 3,201 510 15.9 231 91 39.6 566 336 59.4
South 19,304 3,858 20.0 15,710 2,287 14.6 1,041 330 31.7 2,553 1,241 48.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,120 2,637 17.4 12,372 1,554 12.6 808 232 28.7 1,939 851 43.9
      Inside principal cities 4,156 685 16.5 3,329 362 10.9 229 64 27.9 598 260 43.4
      Outside principal cities 10,963 1,952 17.8 9,044 1,192 13.2 579 168 29.1 1,341 592 44.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,185 1,222 29.2 3,337 734 22.0 233 98 42.1 615 390 63.4
West 10,490 1,590 15.2 8,498 920 10.8 640 173 27.0 1,351 497 36.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 9,188 1,290 14.0 7,427 738 9.9 578 154 26.6 1,183 398 33.6
      Inside principal cities 3,544 526 14.8 2,784 297 10.7 220 49 22.1 540 180 33.4
      Outside principal cities 5,643 763 13.5 4,643 441 9.5 358 105 29.3 643 218 33.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,302 300 23.1 1,072 182 17.0 62 19 (B) 168 99 58.7

Division (31)
 
New England
3,162 413 13.1 2,533 209 8.2 194 42 21.8 435 162 37.3
Middle Atlantic 7,166 1,099 15.3 5,758 639 11.1 423 103 24.2 984 357 36.3
East North Central 9,702 1,855 19.1 7,675 945 12.3 661 234 35.5 1,367 676 49.5
West North Central 4,637 798 17.2 3,792 431 11.4 242 79 32.6 603 288 47.7
South Atlantic 10,333 1,955 18.9 8,464 1,168 13.8 543 175 32.3 1,326 612 46.1
East South Central 3,784 1,010 26.7 2,998 587 19.6 210 77 36.5 576 347 60.2
West South Central 5,187 894 17.2 4,248 533 12.6 288 78 27.2 651 283 43.4
Mountain 3,956 644 16.3 3,229 381 11.8 201 47 23.2 525 216 41.1
Pacific 6,534 946 14.5 5,269 539 10.2 439 126 28.7 826 281 34.0

Poverty Footnotes

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