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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 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
153,666 31,973 20.8 113,271 14,116 12.5 8,363 2,239 26.8 32,031 15,618 48.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
130,502 26,426 20.2 96,104 11,736 12.2 7,062 1,841 26.1 27,337 12,850 47.0
      Inside principal cities 48,887 13,981 28.6 32,432 5,663 17.5 2,908 907 31.2 13,546 7,411 54.7
      Outside principal cities 81,615 12,445 15.2 63,671 6,072 9.5 4,154 934 22.5 13,791 5,438 39.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 23,164 5,548 23.9 17,168 2,381 13.9 1,302 399 30.6 4,695 2,768 59.0

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
26,561 4,620 17.4 19,503 1,821 9.3 1,362 342 25.1 5,696 2,457 43.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 23,978 4,206 17.5 17,458 1,636 9.4 1,208 296 24.5 5,312 2,274 42.8
      Inside principal cities 7,563 2,462 32.6 4,328 805 18.6 493 194 39.3 2,743 1,464 53.4
      Outside principal cities 16,415 1,743 10.6 13,131 831 6.3 715 102 14.3 2,569 810 31.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,583 415 16.1 2,044 185 9.1 154 47 30.2 384 183 47.5
Midwest 32,886 6,414 19.5 24,350 2,495 10.2 1,879 484 25.8 6,657 3,436 51.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 25,647 4,906 19.1 18,844 1,815 9.6 1,458 349 24.0 5,345 2,742 51.3
      Inside principal cities 9,205 2,626 28.5 5,947 837 14.1 602 189 31.4 2,656 1,599 60.2
      Outside principal cities 16,442 2,280 13.9 12,897 978 7.6 855 160 18.7 2,689 1,142 42.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 7,239 1,508 20.8 5,506 680 12.3 421 134 31.9 1,312 694 52.9
South 56,390 13,086 23.2 40,231 5,346 13.3 3,023 906 30.0 13,137 6,835 52.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 46,418 10,307 22.2 33,221 4,274 12.9 2,439 725 29.7 10,758 5,309 49.3
      Inside principal cities 16,934 5,173 30.5 10,950 1,993 18.2 938 295 31.5 5,047 2,885 57.2
      Outside principal cities 29,484 5,134 17.4 22,271 2,280 10.2 1,501 430 28.7 5,712 2,424 42.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 9,972 2,779 27.9 7,010 1,072 15.3 584 181 30.9 2,378 1,526 64.2
West 37,829 7,853 20.8 29,188 4,454 15.3 2,100 507 24.2 6,542 2,891 44.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,460 7,007 20.3 26,580 4,011 15.1 1,957 470 24.0 5,922 2,525 42.6
      Inside principal cities 15,185 3,720 24.5 11,208 2,028 18.1 875 229 26.1 3,101 1,463 47.2
      Outside principal cities 19,275 3,287 17.1 15,372 1,983 12.9 1,082 242 22.4 2,821 1,062 37.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,370 846 25.1 2,607 443 17.0 143 37 26.0 620 366 59.0

Division (31)
 
New England
6,907 995 14.4 5,269 383 7.3 308 72 23.5 1,330 539 40.6
Middle Atlantic 19,654 3,625 18.4 14,234 1,438 10.1 1,054 270 25.6 4,366 1,917 43.9
East North Central 23,146 4,681 20.2 16,758 1,680 10.0 1,351 346 25.6 5,038 2,655 52.7
West North Central 9,740 1,733 17.8 7,592 814 10.7 528 138 26.1 1,620 781 48.2
South Atlantic 28,521 5,703 20.0 20,315 2,128 10.5 1,480 388 26.2 6,727 3,187 47.4
East South Central 8,714 2,255 25.9 6,107 761 12.5 478 229 47.9 2,129 1,266 59.4
West South Central 19,155 5,128 26.8 13,809 2,457 17.8 1,065 289 27.1 4,281 2,382 55.6
Mountain 11,605 2,424 20.9 9,075 1,316 14.5 551 129 23.5 1,980 979 49.5
Pacific 26,224 5,428 20.7 20,113 3,139 15.6 1,549 378 24.4 4,562 1,912 41.9

Poverty Footnotes


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