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POV42: Region, Division and Type of Residence -- Poverty Status for People in Families 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)

  People in families (total) (10) People in married-couple families (11) People in families with a male householder, no wife present People in families with a female householder, no husband present
All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6)

White A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
202,100 19,255 9.5 162,411 10,061 6.2 11,557 1,484 12.8 28,131 7,709 27.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
166,586 15,561 9.3 133,271 8,180 6.1 9,704 1,163 12.0 23,611 6,218 26.3
      Inside principal cities 54,094 7,444 13.8 40,660 3,835 9.4 3,692 493 13.3 9,742 3,117 32.0
      Outside principal cities 112,492 8,117 7.2 92,611 4,346 4.7 6,013 671 11.2 13,869 3,101 22.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 35,514 3,693 10.4 29,140 1,881 6.5 1,853 321 17.3 4,520 1,491 33.0

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
36,293 2,721 7.5 28,959 1,211 4.2 1,995 207 10.4 5,339 1,303 24.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 31,850 2,371 7.4 25,305 1,056 4.2 1,754 175 10.0 4,791 1,140 23.8
      Inside principal cities 7,557 1,188 15.7 5,270 466 8.8 603 106 17.5 1,685 617 36.6
      Outside principal cities 24,293 1,183 4.9 20,035 590 2.9 1,151 69 6.0 3,107 523 16.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,443 350 7.9 3,655 156 4.3 240 32 13.5 548 162 29.6
Midwest 46,704 3,795 8.1 37,939 1,801 4.7 2,563 322 12.6 6,202 1,672 27.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,501 2,647 7.7 27,988 1,256 4.5 1,965 212 10.8 4,548 1,179 25.9
      Inside principal cities 9,982 1,131 11.3 7,683 540 7.0 640 73 11.4 1,658 518 31.2
      Outside principal cities 24,519 1,516 6.2 20,305 716 3.5 1,324 139 10.5 2,890 661 22.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12,203 1,148 9.4 9,951 545 5.5 599 110 18.4 1,653 494 29.9
South 71,008 7,257 10.2 57,301 3,955 6.9 4,000 573 14.3 9,707 2,729 28.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 56,988 5,569 9.8 45,819 3,028 6.6 3,193 408 12.8 7,976 2,132 26.7
      Inside principal cities 18,181 2,496 13.7 13,828 1,349 9.8 1,144 154 13.5 3,209 994 31.0
      Outside principal cities 38,807 3,073 7.9 31,991 1,680 5.3 2,049 254 12.4 4,767 1,138 23.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 14,020 1,689 12.0 11,483 927 8.1 807 165 20.4 1,731 597 34.5
West 48,095 5,482 11.4 38,211 3,094 8.1 3,000 382 12.7 6,884 2,005 29.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 43,247 4,975 11.5 34,159 2,840 8.3 2,793 369 13.2 6,295 1,767 28.1
      Inside principal cities 18,373 2,630 14.3 13,879 1,481 10.7 1,305 160 12.3 3,190 989 31.0
      Outside principal cities 24,874 2,346 9.4 20,281 1,359 6.7 1,488 208 14.0 3,105 778 25.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,848 506 10.4 4,052 254 6.3 207 14 6.6 589 238 40.5

Division (31)
 
New England
10,227 727 7.1 8,200 300 3.7 533 52 9.7 1,495 376 25.2
Middle Atlantic 26,065 1,993 7.6 20,759 911 4.4 1,462 156 10.6 3,844 926 24.1
East North Central 32,180 2,648 8.2 25,900 1,206 4.7 1,861 223 12.0 4,419 1,220 27.6
West North Central 14,524 1,147 7.9 12,039 595 4.9 702 99 14.1 1,783 453 25.4
South Atlantic 35,314 2,857 8.1 28,950 1,583 5.5 1,899 255 13.4 4,464 1,020 22.8
East South Central 11,730 1,242 10.6 9,516 604 6.3 709 158 22.3 1,506 480 31.9
West South Central 23,964 3,158 13.2 18,835 1,768 9.4 1,392 161 11.5 3,737 1,229 32.9
Mountain 15,994 1,736 10.9 12,985 906 7.0 832 114 13.7 2,177 717 32.9
Pacific 32,101 3,745 11.7 25,226 2,188 8.7 2,168 269 12.4 4,707 1,288 27.4

Poverty Footnotes


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