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POV43: Region, Division and Type of Residence -- Poverty Status for People in Families With Related Children Under 18 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 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6)

White alone, not Hispanic
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
88,978 7,505 8.4 72,349 3,375 4.7 4,391 636 14.5 12,238 3,493 28.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
71,346 5,256 7.4 58,375 2,367 4.1 3,422 452 13.2 9,550 2,437 25.5
      Inside principal cities 19,057 1,861 9.8 15,130 841 5.6 954 134 14.0 2,974 886 29.8
      Outside principal cities 52,289 3,395 6.5 43,245 1,526 3.5 2,468 319 12.9 6,576 1,551 23.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 17,632 2,249 12.8 13,974 1,009 7.2 969 184 19.0 2,688 1,057 39.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
17,121 1,180 6.9 14,319 615 4.3 744 84 11.3 2,058 481 23.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 14,729 945 6.4 12,396 527 4.3 606 58 9.6 1,727 360 20.8
      Inside principal cities 2,429 316 13.0 1,954 184 9.4 138 21 15.3 336 111 32.9
      Outside principal cities 12,300 629 5.1 10,442 343 3.3 467 37 7.9 1,391 249 17.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,392 236 9.9 1,923 88 4.6 139 26 18.9 330 122 36.8
Midwest 24,264 2,240 9.2 19,425 894 4.6 1,260 194 15.4 3,579 1,152 32.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 17,865 1,435 8.0 14,429 540 3.7 899 131 14.6 2,536 764 30.1
      Inside principal cities 4,715 477 10.1 3,749 156 4.2 210 38 18.2 756 283 37.4
      Outside principal cities 13,149 959 7.3 10,680 384 3.6 690 93 13.5 1,779 482 27.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,399 805 12.6 4,996 355 7.1 361 63 17.4 1,043 388 37.2
South 30,319 2,834 9.3 24,476 1,245 5.1 1,524 276 18.1 4,320 1,313 30.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 23,584 1,871 7.9 19,140 792 4.1 1,145 186 16.3 3,300 892 27.0
      Inside principal cities 6,309 595 9.4 4,938 254 5.1 290 49 17.0 1,080 292 27.0
      Outside principal cities 17,276 1,276 7.4 14,202 538 3.8 854 137 16.1 2,220 600 27.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,735 963 14.3 5,336 453 8.5 379 89 23.5 1,020 421 41.3
West 17,274 1,250 7.2 14,129 620 4.4 863 83 9.6 2,282 547 24.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,168 1,005 6.6 12,410 508 4.1 772 77 9.9 1,987 420 21.2
      Inside principal cities 5,605 473 8.4 4,488 247 5.5 315 25 7.9 801 201 25.0
      Outside principal cities 9,563 532 5.6 7,921 260 3.3 457 52 11.4 1,185 220 18.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,106 245 11.6 1,720 113 6.6 91 6 6.6 295 127 42.8

Division (31)
 
New England
5,267 345 6.5 4,344 151 3.5 212 37 17.2 710 157 22.2
Middle Atlantic 11,854 836 7.0 9,975 464 4.7 532 47 8.9 1,348 324 24.0
East North Central 16,512 1,486 9.0 13,110 526 4.0 849 123 14.4 2,552 838 32.8
West North Central 7,753 754 9.7 6,315 368 5.8 412 71 17.4 1,026 314 30.6
South Atlantic 16,332 1,396 8.5 13,231 659 5.0 827 115 13.9 2,274 622 27.4
East South Central 6,134 789 12.9 4,881 327 6.7 296 102 34.4 957 361 37.7
West South Central 7,854 649 8.3 6,364 260 4.1 401 59 14.7 1,089 330 30.3
Mountain 6,976 551 7.9 5,796 263 4.5 324 43 13.4 855 245 28.6
Pacific 10,298 699 6.8 8,333 358 4.3 538 39 7.3 1,427 302 21.2

Poverty Footnotes


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