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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 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6)

White A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
202,100 44,024 21.8 162,411 26,811 16.5 11,557 3,603 31.2 28,131 13,610 48.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
166,586 35,072 21.1 133,271 21,242 15.9 9,704 2,863 29.5 23,611 10,967 46.4
      Inside principal cities 54,094 15,579 28.8 40,660 9,121 22.4 3,692 1,238 33.5 9,742 5,220 53.6
      Outside principal cities 112,492 19,494 17.3 92,611 12,121 13.1 6,013 1,625 27.0 13,869 5,748 41.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 35,514 8,952 25.2 29,140 5,569 19.1 1,853 740 39.9 4,520 2,642 58.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
36,293 6,051 16.7 28,959 3,301 11.4 1,995 481 24.1 5,339 2,268 42.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 31,850 5,252 16.5 25,305 2,856 11.3 1,754 405 23.1 4,791 1,991 41.5
      Inside principal cities 7,557 2,234 29.6 5,270 1,053 20.0 603 192 31.8 1,685 989 58.7
      Outside principal cities 24,293 3,018 12.4 20,035 1,803 9.0 1,151 214 18.5 3,107 1,002 32.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,443 799 18.0 3,655 445 12.2 240 76 31.6 548 277 50.7
Midwest 46,704 8,805 18.9 37,939 5,003 13.2 2,563 769 30.0 6,202 3,034 48.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,501 5,941 17.2 27,988 3,313 11.8 1,965 528 26.9 4,548 2,100 46.2
      Inside principal cities 9,982 2,358 23.6 7,683 1,309 17.0 640 199 31.0 1,658 850 51.3
      Outside principal cities 24,519 3,583 14.6 20,305 2,003 9.9 1,324 329 24.9 2,890 1,250 43.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12,203 2,864 23.5 9,951 1,690 17.0 599 241 40.2 1,653 933 56.5
South 71,008 17,262 24.3 57,301 10,891 19.0 4,000 1,481 37.0 9,707 4,890 50.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 56,988 13,196 23.2 45,819 8,262 18.0 3,193 1,110 34.8 7,976 3,824 47.9
      Inside principal cities 18,181 5,543 30.5 13,828 3,349 24.2 1,144 452 39.5 3,209 1,741 54.3
      Outside principal cities 38,807 7,653 19.7 31,991 4,913 15.4 2,049 658 32.1 4,767 2,082 43.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 14,020 4,066 29.0 11,483 2,629 22.9 807 371 45.9 1,731 1,067 61.6
West 48,095 11,906 24.8 38,211 7,616 19.9 3,000 872 29.1 6,884 3,418 49.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 43,247 10,684 24.7 34,159 6,811 19.9 2,793 819 29.3 6,295 3,053 48.5
      Inside principal cities 18,373 5,444 29.6 13,879 3,409 24.6 1,305 395 30.3 3,190 1,640 51.4
      Outside principal cities 24,874 5,240 21.1 20,281 3,402 16.8 1,488 424 28.5 3,105 1,413 45.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,848 1,223 25.2 4,052 805 19.9 207 53 25.5 589 365 62.0

Division (31)
 
New England
10,227 1,542 15.1 8,200 764 9.3 533 130 24.5 1,495 648 43.3
Middle Atlantic 26,065 4,509 17.3 20,759 2,538 12.2 1,462 351 24.0 3,844 1,620 42.1
East North Central 32,180 6,099 19.0 25,900 3,339 12.9 1,861 572 30.7 4,419 2,189 49.5
West North Central 14,524 2,706 18.6 12,039 1,664 13.8 702 197 28.0 1,783 845 47.4
South Atlantic 35,314 7,128 20.2 28,950 4,539 15.7 1,899 624 32.9 4,464 1,965 44.0
East South Central 11,730 3,023 25.8 9,516 1,805 19.0 709 333 47.0 1,506 885 58.8
West South Central 23,964 7,111 29.7 18,835 4,547 24.1 1,392 523 37.6 3,737 2,040 54.6
Mountain 15,994 3,792 23.7 12,985 2,421 18.6 832 256 30.8 2,177 1,114 51.2
Pacific 32,101 8,115 25.3 25,226 5,195 20.6 2,168 616 28.4 4,707 2,303 48.9

Poverty Footnotes


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