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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 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
32,818 9,973 30.4 15,955 2,084 13.1 2,530 739 29.2 14,332 7,149 49.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
29,500 8,609 29.2 14,395 1,826 12.7 2,337 673 28.8 12,768 6,110 47.9
      Inside principal cities 15,976 5,679 35.5 6,705 1,060 15.8 1,366 453 33.2 7,905 4,166 52.7
      Outside principal cities 13,524 2,930 21.7 7,690 765 10.0 971 221 22.7 4,863 1,944 40.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,318 1,364 41.1 1,560 258 16.6 194 66 34.0 1,564 1,039 66.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,786 1,639 28.3 2,706 345 12.8 511 153 29.9 2,569 1,140 44.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,713 1,607 28.1 2,670 338 12.6 503 146 28.9 2,540 1,123 44.2
      Inside principal cities 3,666 1,226 33.4 1,514 256 16.9 327 115 35.1 1,825 855 46.8
      Outside principal cities 2,047 381 18.6 1,156 81 7.0 177 31 17.6 715 269 37.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 73 32 (B) 36 8 (B) 7 7 (B) 29 17 (B)
Midwest 5,940 2,117 35.6 2,537 401 15.8 531 150 28.2 2,872 1,566 54.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,705 2,010 35.2 2,408 361 15.0 520 147 28.3 2,778 1,502 54.1
      Inside principal cities 3,755 1,510 40.2 1,363 253 18.6 416 135 32.5 1,976 1,121 56.7
      Outside principal cities 1,950 500 25.7 1,045 108 10.3 103 11 11.0 802 381 47.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 235 107 45.6 129 40 31.1 12 3 (B) 94 64 67.9
South 17,965 5,521 30.7 8,896 1,107 12.4 1,256 381 30.4 7,813 4,032 51.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,044 4,312 28.7 7,563 904 12.0 1,084 328 30.2 6,397 3,081 48.2
      Inside principal cities 6,921 2,511 36.3 2,946 415 14.1 518 170 32.9 3,457 1,926 55.7
      Outside principal cities 8,123 1,801 22.2 4,616 488 10.6 567 158 27.8 2,940 1,155 39.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,921 1,208 41.4 1,333 203 15.3 172 53 31.0 1,416 952 67.2
West 3,128 697 22.3 1,817 230 12.7 233 55 23.8 1,079 411 38.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,038 680 22.4 1,755 223 12.7 229 53 23.1 1,054 404 38.3
      Inside principal cities 1,634 432 26.5 882 136 15.4 105 33 30.9 647 264 40.8
      Outside principal cities 1,404 248 17.6 873 87 10.0 124 21 16.5 406 140 34.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 90 17 18.5 61 7 (B) 3 2 (B) 25 7 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
789 205 26.0 394 48 12.3 76 21 27.7 320 136 42.6
Middle Atlantic 4,997 1,433 28.7 2,312 297 12.9 435 132 30.3 2,249 1,004 44.6
East North Central 4,858 1,807 37.2 1,943 313 16.1 457 136 29.7 2,458 1,358 55.2
West North Central 1,082 310 28.7 593 88 14.8 74 14 (B) 414 208 50.2
South Atlantic 10,616 3,053 28.8 5,269 636 12.1 763 206 27.0 4,584 2,212 48.2
East South Central 3,103 1,063 34.3 1,512 158 10.4 218 94 43.0 1,373 812 59.1
West South Central 4,245 1,405 33.1 2,114 314 14.8 275 82 29.7 1,856 1,009 54.4
Mountain 698 157 22.5 459 37 8.0 31 8 (B) 208 112 53.8
Pacific 2,429 540 22.2 1,358 193 14.2 201 47 23.5 871 299 34.4

Poverty Footnotes


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