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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 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6)

Hispanic (of any race)
 
 People in families, total (2)
41,732 21,331 51.1 28,951 13,323 46.0 3,516 1,597 45.4 9,265 6,410 69.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
38,862 19,628 50.5 26,878 12,217 45.5 3,278 1,460 44.5 8,706 5,951 68.4
      Inside principal cities 19,419 10,750 55.4 12,595 6,306 50.1 1,762 831 47.2 5,062 3,613 71.4
      Outside principal cities 19,443 8,878 45.7 14,283 5,910 41.4 1,516 629 41.5 3,644 2,338 64.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,870 1,703 59.3 2,073 1,106 53.4 238 137 57.6 558 459 82.1

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,621 2,731 48.6 3,157 1,128 35.7 550 223 40.5 1,913 1,379 72.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,527 2,669 48.3 3,091 1,090 35.3 543 218 40.2 1,893 1,361 71.9
      Inside principal cities 3,122 1,671 53.5 1,548 588 38.0 316 143 45.1 1,258 940 74.8
      Outside principal cities 2,405 999 41.5 1,543 502 32.6 226 75 33.2 636 421 66.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 94 61 65.1 67 38 (B) 8 5 (B) 20 17 (B)
Midwest 3,551 1,914 53.9 2,539 1,229 48.4 329 154 46.8 683 531 77.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,058 1,617 52.9 2,187 1,054 48.2 290 120 41.4 580 443 76.3
      Inside principal cities 1,532 869 56.7 1,022 548 53.6 181 79 43.9 329 242 73.5
      Outside principal cities 1,526 748 49.0 1,166 506 43.4 109 41 37.2 251 201 80.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 493 296 60.1 352 175 49.8 39 34 (B) 103 87 85.2
South 15,056 7,812 51.9 10,685 5,040 47.2 1,218 596 48.9 3,153 2,177 69.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 13,743 7,009 51.0 9,770 4,530 46.4 1,064 507 47.6 2,909 1,972 67.8
      Inside principal cities 6,598 3,812 57.8 4,456 2,348 52.7 555 295 53.1 1,587 1,169 73.6
      Outside principal cities 7,145 3,198 44.8 5,314 2,182 41.1 509 212 41.7 1,322 803 60.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,313 803 61.1 916 510 55.7 154 89 57.6 244 204 83.8
West 17,504 8,874 50.7 12,570 5,926 47.1 1,418 624 44.0 3,516 2,324 66.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 16,535 8,332 50.4 11,831 5,543 46.8 1,381 615 44.5 3,324 2,175 65.4
      Inside principal cities 8,168 4,398 53.9 5,569 2,823 50.7 710 314 44.2 1,889 1,262 66.8
      Outside principal cities 8,367 3,934 47.0 6,261 2,720 43.4 671 301 44.9 1,435 913 63.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 969 542 55.9 739 383 51.8 38 10 (B) 192 149 77.7

Division (31)
 
New England
915 519 56.7 462 178 38.6 71 30 (B) 382 310 81.2
Middle Atlantic 4,706 2,212 47.0 2,695 950 35.2 480 193 40.3 1,531 1,069 69.8
East North Central 2,724 1,440 52.9 1,955 931 47.6 270 130 48.0 499 379 76.0
West North Central 827 474 57.3 584 298 51.0 59 24 (B) 184 152 82.3
South Atlantic 5,195 2,241 43.1 3,764 1,463 38.9 430 189 44.0 1,001 588 58.8
East South Central 474 315 66.5 298 182 61.1 75 46 60.8 101 87 86.9
West South Central 9,388 5,256 56.0 6,624 3,395 51.3 713 361 50.6 2,051 1,501 73.2
Mountain 4,247 2,279 53.7 3,037 1,445 47.6 281 152 54.3 930 682 73.4
Pacific 13,257 6,595 49.7 9,533 4,481 47.0 1,138 472 41.5 2,586 1,642 63.5

Poverty Footnotes


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