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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 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
32,818 12,141 37.0 15,955 2,962 18.6 2,530 955 37.7 14,332 8,224 57.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
29,500 10,493 35.6 14,395 2,524 17.5 2,337 862 36.9 12,768 7,107 55.7
      Inside principal cities 15,976 6,707 42.0 6,705 1,343 20.0 1,366 582 42.6 7,905 4,781 60.5
      Outside principal cities 13,524 3,786 28.0 7,690 1,180 15.3 971 280 28.8 4,863 2,326 47.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,318 1,648 49.7 1,560 438 28.1 194 93 48.0 1,564 1,117 71.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,786 1,977 34.2 2,706 435 16.1 511 186 36.4 2,569 1,357 52.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,713 1,945 34.0 2,670 426 16.0 503 179 35.5 2,540 1,340 52.7
      Inside principal cities 3,666 1,456 39.7 1,514 300 19.8 327 142 43.4 1,825 1,015 55.6
      Outside principal cities 2,047 488 23.9 1,156 126 10.9 177 37 21.0 715 325 45.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 73 33 (B) 36 8 (B) 7 7 (B) 29 17 (B)
Midwest 5,940 2,496 42.0 2,537 549 21.7 531 212 39.9 2,872 1,734 60.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,705 2,365 41.5 2,408 486 20.2 520 209 40.2 2,778 1,670 60.1
      Inside principal cities 3,755 1,764 47.0 1,363 326 23.9 416 194 46.6 1,976 1,244 63.0
      Outside principal cities 1,950 601 30.8 1,045 160 15.3 103 15 14.3 802 426 53.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 235 130 55.6 129 64 49.2 12 3 (B) 94 64 67.9
South 17,965 6,750 37.6 8,896 1,626 18.3 1,256 475 37.8 7,813 4,649 59.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,044 5,295 35.2 7,563 1,276 16.9 1,084 395 36.4 6,397 3,624 56.6
      Inside principal cities 6,921 2,958 42.7 2,946 536 18.2 518 203 39.3 3,457 2,219 64.2
      Outside principal cities 8,123 2,337 28.8 4,616 740 16.0 567 192 33.9 2,940 1,405 47.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,921 1,455 49.8 1,333 350 26.2 172 79 46.2 1,416 1,026 72.4
West 3,128 918 29.4 1,817 352 19.4 233 82 35.3 1,079 484 44.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,038 888 29.2 1,755 335 19.1 229 79 34.3 1,054 474 45.0
      Inside principal cities 1,634 528 32.3 882 182 20.6 105 43 40.5 647 304 47.0
      Outside principal cities 1,404 359 25.6 873 153 17.6 124 36 29.1 406 170 41.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 90 30 34.0 61 17 (B) 3 3 (B) 25 11 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
789 271 34.3 394 60 15.1 76 31 40.9 320 180 56.3
Middle Atlantic 4,997 1,707 34.2 2,312 375 16.2 435 155 35.7 2,249 1,177 52.3
East North Central 4,858 2,140 44.1 1,943 446 23.0 457 192 41.9 2,458 1,503 61.1
West North Central 1,082 355 32.8 593 103 17.4 74 21 (B) 414 232 55.9
South Atlantic 10,616 3,684 34.7 5,269 898 17.0 763 248 32.5 4,584 2,538 55.4
East South Central 3,103 1,323 42.6 1,512 281 18.6 218 125 57.5 1,373 916 66.7
West South Central 4,245 1,742 41.0 2,114 447 21.1 275 102 36.9 1,856 1,194 64.4
Mountain 698 217 31.0 459 92 20.1 31 9 (B) 208 115 55.4
Pacific 2,429 702 28.9 1,358 260 19.1 201 73 36.3 871 369 42.4

Poverty Footnotes


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