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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)

White A.O.I.C.
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
122,093 21,982 18.0 95,844 11,545 12.0 6,442 1,590 24.7 19,807 8,847 44.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
101,957 17,861 17.5 80,144 9,494 11.8 5,295 1,250 23.6 16,518 7,116 43.1
      Inside principal cities 34,039 8,486 24.9 25,158 4,418 17.6 1,903 505 26.5 6,978 3,564 51.1
      Outside principal cities 67,918 9,374 13.8 54,986 5,077 9.2 3,392 746 22.0 9,539 3,552 37.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 20,136 4,121 20.5 15,699 2,051 13.1 1,147 339 29.6 3,290 1,731 52.6

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
21,055 2,951 14.0 16,545 1,338 8.1 1,041 211 20.2 3,468 1,402 40.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,545 2,567 13.8 14,547 1,167 8.0 895 172 19.2 3,103 1,228 39.6
      Inside principal cities 4,410 1,269 28.8 2,905 483 16.6 283 98 34.6 1,223 687 56.2
      Outside principal cities 14,135 1,298 9.2 11,642 684 5.9 612 74 12.1 1,880 540 28.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,510 384 15.3 1,998 171 8.6 146 39 26.7 365 174 47.6
Midwest 27,815 4,394 15.8 21,916 2,069 9.4 1,521 361 23.7 4,378 1,964 44.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 20,895 3,056 14.6 16,572 1,440 8.7 1,123 240 21.4 3,201 1,375 43.0
      Inside principal cities 6,190 1,244 20.1 4,727 573 12.1 333 84 25.4 1,131 587 51.9
      Outside principal cities 14,705 1,811 12.3 11,845 867 7.3 790 155 19.7 2,070 788 38.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,920 1,339 19.3 5,344 629 11.8 399 121 30.3 1,177 589 50.0
South 41,992 8,227 19.6 32,946 4,423 13.4 2,172 616 28.3 6,874 3,189 46.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,144 6,454 18.9 26,860 3,516 13.1 1,692 461 27.3 5,593 2,476 44.3
      Inside principal cities 11,413 2,950 25.8 8,529 1,649 19.3 578 154 26.6 2,306 1,147 49.7
      Outside principal cities 22,732 3,504 15.4 18,330 1,867 10.2 1,114 308 27.6 3,287 1,329 40.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 7,847 1,774 22.6 6,086 907 14.9 480 154 32.2 1,281 713 55.6
West 31,231 6,409 20.5 24,436 3,715 15.2 1,708 403 23.6 5,087 2,292 45.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 28,373 5,784 20.4 22,166 3,370 15.2 1,585 378 23.8 4,621 2,036 44.1
      Inside principal cities 12,026 3,024 25.1 8,997 1,712 19.0 710 169 23.8 2,319 1,143 49.3
      Outside principal cities 16,347 2,761 16.9 13,169 1,658 12.6 876 209 23.8 2,302 894 38.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,859 625 21.9 2,270 344 15.2 122 25 20.5 466 256 54.8

Division (31)
 
New England
5,970 735 12.3 4,722 296 6.3 254 54 21.4 993 385 38.8
Middle Atlantic 15,085 2,216 14.7 11,823 1,042 8.8 787 156 19.9 2,475 1,017 41.1
East North Central 19,168 3,022 15.8 14,977 1,361 9.1 1,065 255 23.9 3,126 1,406 45.0
West North Central 8,647 1,372 15.9 6,939 708 10.2 456 106 23.3 1,252 558 44.6
South Atlantic 20,160 3,111 15.4 16,107 1,653 10.3 1,005 240 23.8 3,048 1,218 40.0
East South Central 6,605 1,341 20.3 5,202 639 12.3 333 164 49.1 1,070 539 50.3
West South Central 15,226 3,776 24.8 11,637 2,131 18.3 834 213 25.5 2,756 1,432 52.0
Mountain 10,277 2,005 19.5 8,177 1,124 13.7 488 105 21.6 1,611 776 48.1
Pacific 20,954 4,405 21.0 16,259 2,591 15.9 1,219 297 24.4 3,476 1,516 43.6

Poverty Footnotes


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