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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)

Hispanic (of any race)
 
 People in families, total (2)
41,732 15,610 37.4 28,951 9,195 31.8 3,516 1,077 30.6 9,265 5,337 57.6

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
38,862 14,373 37.0 26,878 8,422 31.3 3,278 1,001 30.6 8,706 4,950 56.9
      Inside principal cities 19,419 8,116 41.8 12,595 4,506 35.8 1,762 586 33.3 5,062 3,024 59.7
      Outside principal cities 19,443 6,257 32.2 14,283 3,916 27.4 1,516 415 27.4 3,644 1,926 52.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,870 1,236 43.1 2,073 773 37.3 238 76 31.9 558 387 69.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,621 2,074 36.9 3,157 719 22.8 550 173 31.4 1,913 1,181 61.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,527 2,022 36.6 3,091 690 22.3 543 168 30.9 1,893 1,164 61.5
      Inside principal cities 3,122 1,354 43.4 1,548 411 26.5 316 121 38.2 1,258 822 65.3
      Outside principal cities 2,405 669 27.8 1,543 280 18.1 226 47 20.7 636 343 53.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 94 51 54.5 67 29 (B) 8 5 (B) 20 17 (B)
Midwest 3,551 1,426 40.2 2,539 885 34.9 329 107 32.5 683 434 63.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,058 1,212 39.6 2,187 773 35.3 290 80 27.6 580 359 61.8
      Inside principal cities 1,532 629 41.0 1,022 396 38.7 181 47 25.7 329 186 56.6
      Outside principal cities 1,526 583 38.2 1,166 377 32.4 109 34 30.7 251 172 68.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 493 215 43.5 352 112 31.9 39 27 (B) 103 76 73.8
South 15,056 5,573 37.0 10,685 3,442 32.2 1,218 343 28.2 3,153 1,788 56.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 13,743 4,989 36.3 9,770 3,057 31.3 1,064 304 28.5 2,909 1,628 56.0
      Inside principal cities 6,598 2,840 43.0 4,456 1,687 37.9 555 165 29.7 1,587 988 62.3
      Outside principal cities 7,145 2,149 30.1 5,314 1,370 25.8 509 139 27.3 1,322 640 48.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,313 583 44.4 916 385 42.0 154 39 25.6 244 159 65.2
West 17,504 6,537 37.3 12,570 4,149 33.0 1,418 455 32.1 3,516 1,934 55.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 16,535 6,150 37.2 11,831 3,902 33.0 1,381 450 32.6 3,324 1,798 54.1
      Inside principal cities 8,168 3,294 40.3 5,569 2,013 36.1 710 254 35.8 1,889 1,028 54.4
      Outside principal cities 8,367 2,856 34.1 6,261 1,889 30.2 671 196 29.2 1,435 771 53.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 969 387 39.9 739 247 33.4 38 5 (B) 192 135 70.4

Division (31)
 
New England
915 425 46.5 462 121 26.2 71 22 (B) 382 283 73.9
Middle Atlantic 4,706 1,648 35.0 2,695 598 22.2 480 151 31.5 1,531 899 58.7
East North Central 2,724 1,076 39.5 1,955 682 34.9 270 91 33.6 499 304 60.8
West North Central 827 350 42.3 584 203 34.7 59 16 (B) 184 131 71.1
South Atlantic 5,195 1,565 30.1 3,764 974 25.9 430 135 31.4 1,001 456 45.5
East South Central 474 219 46.3 298 115 38.5 75 22 28.9 101 83 82.6
West South Central 9,388 3,788 40.4 6,624 2,353 35.5 713 186 26.1 2,051 1,249 60.9
Mountain 4,247 1,784 42.0 3,037 1,063 35.0 281 116 41.3 930 606 65.1
Pacific 13,257 4,753 35.9 9,533 3,086 32.4 1,138 339 29.8 2,586 1,328 51.4

Poverty Footnotes


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