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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)

Black alone
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
21,672 6,403 29.5 9,551 963 10.1 1,403 359 25.6 10,719 5,081 47.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
19,663 5,603 28.5 8,720 850 9.7 1,308 338 25.8 9,636 4,415 45.8
      Inside principal cities 10,768 3,739 34.7 3,989 484 12.1 782 242 30.9 5,997 3,013 50.2
      Outside principal cities 8,895 1,864 21.0 4,730 366 7.7 526 96 18.3 3,639 1,402 38.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,009 800 39.8 831 113 13.5 94 21 22.3 1,083 667 61.6

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
3,799 1,039 27.3 1,533 144 9.4 272 82 30.3 1,995 812 40.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,752 1,025 27.3 1,510 141 9.4 264 75 28.4 1,978 809 40.9
      Inside principal cities 2,492 793 31.8 905 123 13.6 177 57 32.5 1,410 613 43.5
      Outside principal cities 1,259 232 18.4 605 19 3.1 88 18 20.2 567 195 34.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 48 14 (B) 23 3 (B) 7 7 (B) 17 4 (B)
Midwest 3,904 1,522 39.0 1,495 232 15.5 295 89 30.3 2,114 1,200 56.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,772 1,456 38.6 1,422 216 15.2 292 86 29.5 2,057 1,154 56.1
      Inside principal cities 2,532 1,105 43.6 800 155 19.4 246 85 34.4 1,486 865 58.2
      Outside principal cities 1,239 351 28.3 623 61 9.7 46 1 (B) 571 289 50.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 132 66 49.6 73 17 (B) 3 3 (B) 57 46 (B)
South 11,928 3,435 28.8 5,339 454 8.5 716 161 22.5 5,872 2,820 48.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,161 2,724 26.8 4,649 363 7.8 633 150 23.7 4,879 2,210 45.3
      Inside principal cities 4,659 1,573 33.8 1,699 132 7.8 320 81 25.2 2,640 1,361 51.5
      Outside principal cities 5,502 1,151 20.9 2,950 231 7.8 313 70 22.2 2,239 850 37.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,767 711 40.2 690 90 13.1 83 11 12.9 994 610 61.3
West 2,041 408 20.0 1,184 132 11.2 120 27 22.1 737 249 33.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,980 398 20.1 1,139 129 11.4 119 27 22.3 722 242 33.5
      Inside principal cities 1,086 267 24.6 585 74 12.7 40 19 (B) 460 174 37.8
      Outside principal cities 894 131 14.6 553 55 10.0 79 8 9.5 262 68 26.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 62 10 (B) 45 3 (B) 1 0 (B) 15 7 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
545 138 25.4 236 22 9.4 48 5 (B) 262 111 42.5
Middle Atlantic 3,254 901 27.7 1,297 122 9.4 224 77 34.5 1,733 701 40.5
East North Central 3,221 1,308 40.6 1,125 180 16.0 259 75 29.1 1,837 1,053 57.3
West North Central 683 213 31.3 370 52 14.1 36 14 (B) 277 147 53.2
South Atlantic 7,070 1,892 26.8 3,190 258 8.1 426 93 21.9 3,454 1,540 44.6
East South Central 1,970 670 34.0 804 46 5.8 131 27 20.3 1,035 597 57.7
West South Central 2,888 873 30.2 1,345 150 11.1 160 41 25.8 1,384 682 49.3
Mountain 478 83 17.4 301 18 6.0 16 3 (B) 160 61 38.3
Pacific 1,564 325 20.8 882 114 12.9 104 23 22.2 577 188 32.5

Poverty Footnotes


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