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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)

Hispanic (of any race)
 
 People in families, total (2)
41,732 13,335 32.0 28,951 7,648 26.4 3,516 890 25.3 9,265 4,798 51.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
38,862 12,242 31.5 26,878 6,979 26.0 3,278 821 25.0 8,706 4,442 51.0
      Inside principal cities 19,419 7,000 36.0 12,595 3,773 30.0 1,762 456 25.9 5,062 2,772 54.7
      Outside principal cities 19,443 5,242 27.0 14,283 3,206 22.4 1,516 365 24.1 3,644 1,671 45.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,870 1,093 38.1 2,073 668 32.2 238 69 29.1 558 355 63.6

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,621 1,785 31.8 3,157 572 18.1 550 160 29.1 1,913 1,052 55.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,527 1,738 31.4 3,091 548 17.7 543 155 28.5 1,893 1,035 54.7
      Inside principal cities 3,122 1,172 37.6 1,548 322 20.8 316 112 35.4 1,258 739 58.7
      Outside principal cities 2,405 566 23.5 1,543 226 14.6 226 43 18.9 636 297 46.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 94 47 49.7 67 25 (B) 8 5 (B) 20 17 (B)
Midwest 3,551 1,179 33.2 2,539 727 28.7 329 73 22.2 683 379 55.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,058 987 32.3 2,187 629 28.8 290 46 16.0 580 311 53.7
      Inside principal cities 1,532 525 34.3 1,022 330 32.3 181 26 14.7 329 168 51.0
      Outside principal cities 1,526 462 30.3 1,166 299 25.6 109 20 18.1 251 144 57.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 493 192 39.0 352 98 28.0 39 27 (B) 103 67 65.5
South 15,056 4,778 31.7 10,685 2,862 26.8 1,218 284 23.3 3,153 1,633 51.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 13,743 4,285 31.2 9,770 2,547 26.1 1,064 247 23.2 2,909 1,491 51.3
      Inside principal cities 6,598 2,447 37.1 4,456 1,434 32.2 555 122 21.9 1,587 891 56.2
      Outside principal cities 7,145 1,838 25.7 5,314 1,113 21.0 509 125 24.6 1,322 600 45.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,313 493 37.5 916 315 34.4 154 36 23.6 244 142 58.1
West 17,504 5,593 32.0 12,570 3,486 27.7 1,418 373 26.3 3,516 1,734 49.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 16,535 5,232 31.6 11,831 3,255 27.5 1,381 372 27.0 3,324 1,605 48.3
      Inside principal cities 8,168 2,856 35.0 5,569 1,687 30.3 710 196 27.6 1,889 974 51.6
      Outside principal cities 8,367 2,376 28.4 6,261 1,568 25.0 671 177 26.3 1,435 631 43.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 969 361 37.3 739 231 31.2 38 1 (B) 192 129 67.3

Division (31)
 
New England
915 367 40.1 462 103 22.2 71 19 (B) 382 245 64.2
Middle Atlantic 4,706 1,418 30.1 2,695 470 17.4 480 141 29.3 1,531 807 52.7
East North Central 2,724 880 32.3 1,955 558 28.5 270 62 22.8 499 260 52.1
West North Central 827 299 36.2 584 169 29.0 59 11 (B) 184 119 64.5
South Atlantic 5,195 1,282 24.7 3,764 764 20.3 430 108 25.2 1,001 410 41.0
East South Central 474 197 41.6 298 101 34.0 75 18 23.7 101 78 77.7
West South Central 9,388 3,299 35.1 6,624 1,997 30.2 713 158 22.1 2,051 1,144 55.8
Mountain 4,247 1,508 35.5 3,037 884 29.1 281 85 30.3 930 538 57.9
Pacific 13,257 4,086 30.8 9,533 2,602 27.3 1,138 288 25.3 2,586 1,196 46.2

Poverty Footnotes


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