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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)

Hispanic (of any race)
 
 People in families, total (2)
41,732 18,700 44.8 28,951 11,379 39.3 3,516 1,399 39.8 9,265 5,922 63.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
38,862 17,186 44.2 26,878 10,421 38.8 3,278 1,273 38.8 8,706 5,493 63.1
      Inside principal cities 19,419 9,749 50.2 12,595 5,627 44.7 1,762 756 42.9 5,062 3,367 66.5
      Outside principal cities 19,443 7,437 38.2 14,283 4,794 33.6 1,516 517 34.1 3,644 2,126 58.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,870 1,514 52.7 2,073 958 46.2 238 127 53.1 558 429 76.8

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,621 2,379 42.3 3,157 892 28.3 550 196 35.5 1,913 1,291 67.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,527 2,323 42.0 3,091 859 27.8 543 190 35.1 1,893 1,274 67.3
      Inside principal cities 3,122 1,512 48.4 1,548 494 31.9 316 133 42.1 1,258 885 70.4
      Outside principal cities 2,405 811 33.7 1,543 365 23.7 226 57 25.4 636 388 61.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 94 56 59.2 67 33 (B) 8 5 (B) 20 17 (B)
Midwest 3,551 1,675 47.2 2,539 1,048 41.3 329 148 45.0 683 478 70.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,058 1,414 46.2 2,187 900 41.2 290 114 39.4 580 399 68.7
      Inside principal cities 1,532 758 49.5 1,022 473 46.3 181 74 40.9 329 210 63.9
      Outside principal cities 1,526 656 43.0 1,166 427 36.6 109 40 36.8 251 189 75.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 493 261 52.9 352 148 42.0 39 34 (B) 103 79 77.4
South 15,056 6,872 45.6 10,685 4,362 40.8 1,218 515 42.3 3,153 1,995 63.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 13,743 6,147 44.7 9,770 3,902 39.9 1,064 437 41.1 2,909 1,807 62.1
      Inside principal cities 6,598 3,480 52.8 4,456 2,129 47.8 555 257 46.2 1,587 1,095 69.0
      Outside principal cities 7,145 2,666 37.3 5,314 1,774 33.4 509 180 35.5 1,322 712 53.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,313 726 55.2 916 460 50.2 154 78 50.7 244 188 76.9
West 17,504 7,774 44.4 12,570 5,076 40.4 1,418 540 38.1 3,516 2,158 61.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 16,535 7,303 44.2 11,831 4,759 40.2 1,381 531 38.4 3,324 2,014 60.6
      Inside principal cities 8,168 3,999 49.0 5,569 2,531 45.4 710 292 41.1 1,889 1,177 62.3
      Outside principal cities 8,367 3,303 39.5 6,261 2,228 35.6 671 239 35.6 1,435 837 58.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 969 472 48.6 739 317 42.9 38 10 (B) 192 145 75.2

Division (31)
 
New England
915 484 52.9 462 155 33.5 71 28 (B) 382 301 78.8
Middle Atlantic 4,706 1,894 40.3 2,695 738 27.4 480 167 34.8 1,531 989 64.6
East North Central 2,724 1,252 46.0 1,955 791 40.5 270 124 46.0 499 337 67.5
West North Central 827 423 51.1 584 257 44.0 59 24 (B) 184 142 77.0
South Atlantic 5,195 1,893 36.4 3,764 1,212 32.2 430 173 40.2 1,001 508 50.8
East South Central 474 279 59.0 298 151 50.6 75 46 60.8 101 83 82.6
West South Central 9,388 4,700 50.1 6,624 2,999 45.3 713 297 41.6 2,051 1,404 68.4
Mountain 4,247 2,053 48.3 3,037 1,273 41.9 281 137 48.9 930 642 69.1
Pacific 13,257 5,722 43.2 9,533 3,803 39.9 1,138 403 35.4 2,586 1,516 58.6

Poverty Footnotes


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