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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)

Hispanic (of any race)
 
 People in families, total (2)
41,732 12,727 30.5 28,951 7,196 24.9 3,516 824 23.4 9,265 4,707 50.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
38,862 11,679 30.1 26,878 6,564 24.4 3,278 758 23.1 8,706 4,357 50.0
      Inside principal cities 19,419 6,668 34.3 12,595 3,530 28.0 1,762 408 23.2 5,062 2,729 53.9
      Outside principal cities 19,443 5,011 25.8 14,283 3,034 21.2 1,516 349 23.0 3,644 1,627 44.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,870 1,049 36.5 2,073 632 30.5 238 67 28.0 558 351 62.8

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,621 1,695 30.2 3,157 522 16.5 550 146 26.5 1,913 1,027 53.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,527 1,649 29.8 3,091 497 16.1 543 141 25.9 1,893 1,010 53.4
      Inside principal cities 3,122 1,119 35.9 1,548 294 19.0 316 104 32.8 1,258 722 57.4
      Outside principal cities 2,405 529 22.0 1,543 204 13.2 226 37 16.4 636 288 45.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 94 46 49.5 67 25 (B) 8 5 (B) 20 17 (B)
Midwest 3,551 1,134 31.9 2,539 689 27.1 329 73 22.2 683 372 54.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,058 950 31.1 2,187 597 27.3 290 46 16.0 580 307 52.8
      Inside principal cities 1,532 507 33.1 1,022 313 30.6 181 26 14.7 329 168 51.0
      Outside principal cities 1,526 443 29.0 1,166 284 24.4 109 20 18.1 251 139 55.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 493 184 37.3 352 92 26.2 39 27 (B) 103 65 63.6
South 15,056 4,606 30.6 10,685 2,724 25.5 1,218 268 22.0 3,153 1,614 51.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 13,743 4,135 30.1 9,770 2,429 24.9 1,064 235 22.0 2,909 1,472 50.6
      Inside principal cities 6,598 2,335 35.4 4,456 1,346 30.2 555 109 19.7 1,587 880 55.4
      Outside principal cities 7,145 1,800 25.2 5,314 1,083 20.4 509 125 24.6 1,322 592 44.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,313 470 35.8 916 295 32.2 154 34 21.8 244 142 58.1
West 17,504 5,292 30.2 12,570 3,261 25.9 1,418 337 23.8 3,516 1,694 48.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 16,535 4,944 29.9 11,831 3,041 25.7 1,381 336 24.3 3,324 1,568 47.2
      Inside principal cities 8,168 2,706 33.1 5,569 1,577 28.3 710 169 23.8 1,889 960 50.8
      Outside principal cities 8,367 2,238 26.8 6,261 1,463 23.4 671 167 24.9 1,435 608 42.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 969 348 35.9 739 220 29.8 38 1 (B) 192 127 65.9

Division (31)
 
New England
915 355 38.9 462 96 20.8 71 17 (B) 382 242 63.3
Middle Atlantic 4,706 1,340 28.5 2,695 426 15.8 480 129 26.8 1,531 785 51.3
East North Central 2,724 854 31.3 1,955 535 27.4 270 62 22.8 499 256 51.4
West North Central 827 281 33.9 584 154 26.3 59 11 (B) 184 116 62.8
South Atlantic 5,195 1,241 23.9 3,764 726 19.3 430 105 24.5 1,001 410 41.0
East South Central 474 190 40.1 298 101 34.0 75 18 23.7 101 71 70.4
West South Central 9,388 3,174 33.8 6,624 1,897 28.6 713 145 20.3 2,051 1,132 55.2
Mountain 4,247 1,438 33.9 3,037 843 27.8 281 68 24.3 930 527 56.7
Pacific 13,257 3,854 29.1 9,533 2,418 25.4 1,138 269 23.6 2,586 1,167 45.1

Poverty Footnotes


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