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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 alone, not Hispanic
 
 People in families, total (2)
159,344 10,138 6.4 132,482 5,125 3.9 8,063 967 12.0 18,799 4,046 21.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
127,111 7,213 5.7 105,647 3,622 3.4 6,470 703 10.9 14,995 2,888 19.3
      Inside principal cities 34,771 2,578 7.4 27,943 1,284 4.6 2,007 223 11.1 4,821 1,072 22.2
      Outside principal cities 92,340 4,634 5.0 77,704 2,338 3.0 4,463 480 10.8 10,173 1,816 17.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 32,233 2,925 9.1 26,835 1,503 5.6 1,593 265 16.6 3,804 1,158 30.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
31,052 1,584 5.1 25,933 873 3.4 1,484 107 7.2 3,635 603 16.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 26,755 1,278 4.8 22,371 732 3.3 1,254 80 6.4 3,130 466 14.9
      Inside principal cities 4,917 447 9.1 3,944 262 6.6 334 37 11.0 638 148 23.3
      Outside principal cities 21,838 831 3.8 18,426 470 2.6 920 43 4.7 2,492 318 12.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,297 306 7.1 3,563 141 4.0 230 27 11.8 505 137 27.2
Midwest 42,492 2,803 6.6 35,009 1,282 3.7 2,208 266 12.1 5,275 1,255 23.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 30,904 1,814 5.9 25,478 802 3.1 1,655 179 10.8 3,771 833 22.1
      Inside principal cities 8,203 638 7.8 6,531 265 4.1 457 52 11.4 1,215 321 26.4
      Outside principal cities 22,701 1,176 5.2 18,947 537 2.8 1,198 127 10.6 2,556 512 20.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,587 989 8.5 9,531 480 5.0 553 87 15.7 1,504 422 28.1
South 55,364 3,978 7.2 46,117 2,024 4.4 2,755 423 15.3 6,493 1,531 23.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 42,877 2,658 6.2 35,678 1,300 3.6 2,109 284 13.5 5,090 1,074 21.1
      Inside principal cities 11,497 821 7.1 9,245 381 4.1 599 86 14.4 1,653 354 21.4
      Outside principal cities 31,380 1,837 5.9 26,433 919 3.5 1,509 198 13.1 3,437 720 20.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12,488 1,320 10.6 10,439 724 6.9 646 139 21.5 1,403 457 32.6
West 30,436 1,773 5.8 25,422 946 3.7 1,617 171 10.5 3,397 657 19.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 26,575 1,463 5.5 22,120 789 3.6 1,452 159 10.9 3,004 515 17.1
      Inside principal cities 10,155 673 6.6 8,223 377 4.6 616 48 7.7 1,316 249 18.9
      Outside principal cities 16,421 790 4.8 13,897 412 3.0 836 111 13.3 1,688 266 15.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,861 310 8.0 3,302 157 4.8 165 12 7.1 393 141 36.0

Division (31)
 
New England
9,356 475 5.1 7,726 230 3.0 459 38 8.2 1,171 207 17.7
Middle Atlantic 21,696 1,109 5.1 18,207 643 3.5 1,025 70 6.8 2,464 396 16.1
East North Central 29,013 1,897 6.5 23,699 806 3.4 1,565 176 11.2 3,749 915 24.4
West North Central 13,479 906 6.7 11,310 476 4.2 642 91 14.1 1,526 340 22.3
South Atlantic 29,920 2,017 6.7 25,008 1,058 4.2 1,465 201 13.7 3,446 758 22.0
East South Central 11,103 1,053 9.5 9,107 513 5.6 612 138 22.6 1,384 402 29.0
West South Central 14,341 908 6.3 12,002 453 3.8 677 83 12.3 1,662 371 22.3
Mountain 11,744 738 6.3 9,908 385 3.9 563 67 11.8 1,274 286 22.5
Pacific 18,692 1,035 5.5 15,514 560 3.6 1,054 104 9.9 2,123 370 17.4

Poverty Footnotes


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