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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)

Hispanic (of any race)
 
 People in families, total (2)
41,732 9,303 22.3 28,951 5,005 17.3 3,516 546 15.5 9,265 3,751 40.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
38,862 8,602 22.1 26,878 4,640 17.3 3,278 494 15.1 8,706 3,469 39.8
      Inside principal cities 19,419 5,030 25.9 12,595 2,576 20.5 1,762 302 17.1 5,062 2,153 42.5
      Outside principal cities 19,443 3,572 18.4 14,283 2,064 14.4 1,516 192 12.7 3,644 1,316 36.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,870 700 24.4 2,073 366 17.6 238 53 22.0 558 282 50.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,621 1,331 23.7 3,157 368 11.6 550 118 21.5 1,913 845 44.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,527 1,298 23.5 3,091 357 11.5 543 113 20.8 1,893 829 43.8
      Inside principal cities 3,122 885 28.3 1,548 221 14.3 316 90 28.4 1,258 574 45.7
      Outside principal cities 2,405 414 17.2 1,543 136 8.8 226 23 10.3 636 254 40.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 94 33 35.0 67 11 (B) 8 5 (B) 20 17 (B)
Midwest 3,551 845 23.8 2,539 482 19.0 329 42 12.6 683 322 47.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,058 708 23.2 2,187 425 19.4 290 22 7.5 580 261 45.0
      Inside principal cities 1,532 407 26.6 1,022 257 25.1 181 12 6.7 329 138 41.9
      Outside principal cities 1,526 301 19.7 1,166 168 14.4 109 10 8.8 251 123 49.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 493 137 27.7 352 56 16.0 39 20 (B) 103 60 58.7
South 15,056 3,223 21.4 10,685 1,864 17.4 1,218 156 12.8 3,153 1,204 38.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 13,743 2,923 21.3 9,770 1,688 17.3 1,064 130 12.2 2,909 1,105 38.0
      Inside principal cities 6,598 1,709 25.9 4,456 947 21.3 555 78 14.0 1,587 684 43.1
      Outside principal cities 7,145 1,214 17.0 5,314 741 13.9 509 52 10.2 1,322 421 31.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,313 301 22.9 916 176 19.2 154 26 17.1 244 99 40.4
West 17,504 3,904 22.3 12,570 2,292 18.2 1,418 231 16.3 3,516 1,381 39.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 16,535 3,674 22.2 11,831 2,170 18.3 1,381 229 16.6 3,324 1,274 38.3
      Inside principal cities 8,168 2,030 24.9 5,569 1,151 20.7 710 122 17.3 1,889 756 40.1
      Outside principal cities 8,367 1,643 19.6 6,261 1,018 16.3 671 107 15.9 1,435 518 36.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 969 230 23.8 739 123 16.6 38 1 (B) 192 107 55.4

Division (31)
 
New England
915 296 32.4 462 73 15.8 71 13 (B) 382 211 55.1
Middle Atlantic 4,706 1,035 22.0 2,695 295 10.9 480 105 22.0 1,531 635 41.4
East North Central 2,724 648 23.8 1,955 375 19.2 270 35 13.1 499 237 47.5
West North Central 827 197 23.8 584 106 18.2 59 6 (B) 184 84 45.9
South Atlantic 5,195 824 15.9 3,764 502 13.3 430 60 14.0 1,001 262 26.1
East South Central 474 149 31.4 298 69 23.3 75 11 15.2 101 68 67.6
West South Central 9,388 2,251 24.0 6,624 1,293 19.5 713 84 11.8 2,051 874 42.6
Mountain 4,247 1,041 24.5 3,037 563 18.5 281 46 16.5 930 432 46.4
Pacific 13,257 2,863 21.6 9,533 1,729 18.1 1,138 184 16.2 2,586 949 36.7

Poverty Footnotes


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