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POV41: Region, Division and Type of Residence--Poverty Status for All People, Family Members and Unrelated Individuals by Family Structure: 2008

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands)

  All people (1) People in families (2) People in unrelated subfamilies (3) Unrelated individuals (4)
All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6)

Black alone
 
Total (1)
37,966 18,357 48.4 30,986 14,662 47.3 145 117 80.7 6,835 3,578 52.3

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
34,245 16,055 46.9 27,861 12,766 45.8 138 110 79.8 6,246 3,178 50.9
      Inside principal cities 19,100 9,990 52.3 15,218 7,892 51.9 66 55 (B) 3,816 2,043 53.5
      Outside principal cities 15,145 6,064 40.0 12,643 4,874 38.6 72 55 (B) 2,430 1,135 46.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,721 2,302 61.9 3,125 1,896 60.7 6 6 (B) 590 400 67.8

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
6,653 2,960 44.5 5,454 2,372 43.5 13 13 (B) 1,186 575 48.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,584 2,929 44.5 5,398 2,348 43.5 13 13 (B) 1,173 567 48.4
      Inside principal cities 4,328 2,142 49.5 3,546 1,736 49.0 7 7 (B) 775 399 51.5
      Outside principal cities 2,256 787 34.9 1,852 612 33.0 6 6 (B) 398 169 42.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 70 32 (B) 56 24 (B) 0 0 (X) 14 7 (B)
Midwest 6,723 3,586 53.3 5,445 2,869 52.7 29 21 (B) 1,248 696 55.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,497 3,437 52.9 5,267 2,751 52.2 29 21 (B) 1,201 666 55.4
      Inside principal cities 4,381 2,502 57.1 3,515 1,995 56.7 23 15 (B) 842 493 58.5
      Outside principal cities 2,117 935 44.2 1,752 756 43.2 6 6 (B) 359 173 48.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 226 149 66.0 178 118 66.4 0 0 (B) 47 30 (B)
South 21,058 10,314 49.0 17,361 8,299 47.8 87 67 77.3 3,611 1,948 54.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 17,715 8,240 46.5 14,548 6,591 45.3 81 61 75.6 3,086 1,588 51.5
      Inside principal cities 8,336 4,420 53.0 6,707 3,521 52.5 28 25 (B) 1,601 874 54.6
      Outside principal cities 9,379 3,820 40.7 7,842 3,070 39.1 53 36 (B) 1,484 715 48.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,343 2,074 62.0 2,813 1,708 60.7 6 6 (B) 525 360 68.6
West 3,531 1,496 42.4 2,726 1,122 41.2 15 15 (B) 790 358 45.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,449 1,448 42.0 2,648 1,077 40.7 15 15 (B) 787 356 45.3
      Inside principal cities 2,056 926 45.1 1,450 640 44.1 8 8 (B) 598 278 46.5
      Outside principal cities 1,393 522 37.5 1,198 437 36.5 7 7 (B) 189 79 41.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 82 47 57.7 78 45 57.9 0 0 (X) 4 2 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
889 385 43.3 736 311 42.2 2 2 (B) 150 72 47.8
Middle Atlantic 5,765 2,576 44.7 4,718 2,061 43.7 11 11 (B) 1,036 503 48.6
East North Central 5,480 2,991 54.6 4,499 2,449 54.4 19 10 (B) 962 531 55.2
West North Central 1,243 596 47.9 947 420 44.3 11 11 (B) 286 165 57.7
South Atlantic 12,558 5,812 46.3 10,274 4,576 44.5 67 64 (B) 2,217 1,172 52.9
East South Central 3,621 1,971 54.4 3,021 1,615 53.5 3 3 (B) 597 352 59.1
West South Central 4,880 2,532 51.9 4,066 2,108 51.8 17 0 (B) 797 424 53.2
Mountain 782 334 42.8 602 255 42.3 7 7 (B) 173 73 42.2
Pacific 2,749 1,161 42.2 2,124 868 40.8 8 8 (B) 617 285 46.2

Poverty Footnotes


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