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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 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6)

White alone, not Hispanic
 
 People in families, total (2)
159,344 15,448 9.7 132,482 8,425 6.4 8,063 1,416 17.6 18,799 5,608 29.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
127,111 11,042 8.7 105,647 5,991 5.7 6,470 1,017 15.7 14,995 4,034 26.9
      Inside principal cities 34,771 3,911 11.2 27,943 2,123 7.6 2,007 292 14.5 4,821 1,497 31.0
      Outside principal cities 92,340 7,130 7.7 77,704 3,868 5.0 4,463 725 16.2 10,173 2,537 24.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 32,233 4,407 13.7 26,835 2,434 9.1 1,593 399 25.0 3,804 1,574 41.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
31,052 2,366 7.6 25,933 1,423 5.5 1,484 145 9.7 3,635 798 21.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 26,755 1,913 7.2 22,371 1,189 5.3 1,254 108 8.6 3,130 616 19.7
      Inside principal cities 4,917 646 13.1 3,944 418 10.6 334 38 11.3 638 191 29.9
      Outside principal cities 21,838 1,267 5.8 18,426 772 4.2 920 70 7.6 2,492 425 17.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,297 452 10.5 3,563 234 6.6 230 37 15.9 505 182 36.1
Midwest 42,492 4,299 10.1 35,009 2,197 6.3 2,208 396 17.9 5,275 1,705 32.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 30,904 2,736 8.9 25,478 1,368 5.4 1,655 256 15.4 3,771 1,113 29.5
      Inside principal cities 8,203 996 12.1 6,531 506 7.8 457 74 16.2 1,215 415 34.2
      Outside principal cities 22,701 1,740 7.7 18,947 862 4.5 1,198 181 15.1 2,556 697 27.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,587 1,562 13.5 9,531 829 8.7 553 140 25.4 1,504 593 39.4
South 55,364 6,119 11.1 46,117 3,317 7.2 2,755 631 22.9 6,493 2,170 33.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 42,877 4,190 9.8 35,678 2,208 6.2 2,109 439 20.8 5,090 1,543 30.3
      Inside principal cities 11,497 1,303 11.3 9,245 641 6.9 599 119 19.9 1,653 543 32.8
      Outside principal cities 31,380 2,887 9.2 26,433 1,567 5.9 1,509 320 21.2 3,437 1,000 29.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12,488 1,929 15.4 10,439 1,109 10.6 646 192 29.8 1,403 627 44.7
West 30,436 2,666 8.8 25,422 1,487 5.9 1,617 244 15.1 3,397 935 27.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 26,575 2,202 8.3 22,120 1,225 5.5 1,452 214 14.8 3,004 763 25.4
      Inside principal cities 10,155 966 9.5 8,223 558 6.8 616 61 9.8 1,316 348 26.4
      Outside principal cities 16,421 1,236 7.5 13,897 668 4.8 836 154 18.4 1,688 415 24.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,861 463 12.0 3,302 262 7.9 165 29 17.8 393 172 43.7

Division (31)
 
New England
9,356 668 7.1 7,726 349 4.5 459 51 11.2 1,171 267 22.8
Middle Atlantic 21,696 1,698 7.8 18,207 1,074 5.9 1,025 93 9.1 2,464 531 21.5
East North Central 29,013 2,860 9.9 23,699 1,365 5.8 1,565 266 17.0 3,749 1,228 32.8
West North Central 13,479 1,439 10.7 11,310 832 7.4 642 130 20.2 1,526 477 31.3
South Atlantic 29,920 3,102 10.4 25,008 1,734 6.9 1,465 284 19.4 3,446 1,084 31.4
East South Central 11,103 1,594 14.4 9,107 837 9.2 612 200 32.7 1,384 557 40.2
West South Central 14,341 1,423 9.9 12,002 746 6.2 677 148 21.8 1,662 529 31.8
Mountain 11,744 1,101 9.4 9,908 654 6.6 563 79 14.1 1,274 367 28.9
Pacific 18,692 1,565 8.4 15,514 834 5.4 1,054 164 15.6 2,123 567 26.7

Poverty Footnotes


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