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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 alone
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
118,664 21,111 17.8 93,568 11,176 11.9 6,231 1,517 24.3 18,865 8,418 44.6

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
98,991 17,149 17.3 78,139 9,187 11.8 5,112 1,186 23.2 15,740 6,776 43.0
      Inside principal cities 32,740 8,079 24.7 24,361 4,263 17.5 1,808 456 25.2 6,571 3,360 51.1
      Outside principal cities 66,251 9,070 13.7 53,778 4,924 9.2 3,304 730 22.1 9,169 3,416 37.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 19,672 3,962 20.1 15,429 1,989 12.9 1,119 331 29.6 3,125 1,642 52.6

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
20,641 2,809 13.6 16,292 1,285 7.9 996 186 18.7 3,353 1,338 39.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,182 2,443 13.4 14,325 1,120 7.8 852 148 17.4 3,005 1,175 39.1
      Inside principal cities 4,298 1,197 27.9 2,861 467 16.3 254 77 30.5 1,182 652 55.2
      Outside principal cities 13,884 1,246 9.0 11,464 653 5.7 597 70 11.8 1,823 522 28.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,459 367 14.9 1,967 165 8.4 144 38 26.5 348 164 47.1
Midwest 27,097 4,150 15.3 21,533 1,998 9.3 1,467 340 23.1 4,097 1,813 44.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 20,277 2,839 14.0 16,238 1,379 8.5 1,073 220 20.5 2,966 1,240 41.8
      Inside principal cities 5,886 1,113 18.9 4,593 552 12.0 304 70 22.9 989 491 49.7
      Outside principal cities 14,391 1,726 12.0 11,645 827 7.1 770 151 19.6 1,977 749 37.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,820 1,311 19.2 5,295 618 11.7 394 119 30.3 1,132 573 50.6
South 40,970 7,931 19.4 32,265 4,266 13.2 2,114 600 28.4 6,590 3,065 46.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 33,324 6,254 18.8 26,286 3,397 12.9 1,649 451 27.3 5,388 2,406 44.6
      Inside principal cities 11,046 2,825 25.6 8,288 1,571 19.0 557 148 26.5 2,201 1,106 50.3
      Outside principal cities 22,278 3,428 15.4 17,999 1,826 10.1 1,092 303 27.8 3,187 1,299 40.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 7,646 1,677 21.9 5,979 869 14.5 465 149 32.1 1,202 659 54.8
West 29,956 6,220 20.8 23,478 3,627 15.4 1,654 391 23.6 4,824 2,202 45.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 27,209 5,614 20.6 21,290 3,291 15.5 1,538 367 23.9 4,381 1,956 44.6
      Inside principal cities 11,511 2,944 25.6 8,619 1,672 19.4 693 162 23.4 2,199 1,110 50.5
      Outside principal cities 15,698 2,669 17.0 12,671 1,618 12.8 845 205 24.3 2,182 846 38.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,747 607 22.1 2,188 336 15.4 116 24 20.8 443 246 55.6

Division (31)
 
New England
5,896 722 12.2 4,680 295 6.3 240 50 20.7 977 377 38.6
Middle Atlantic 14,744 2,088 14.2 11,612 990 8.5 756 136 18.1 2,377 961 40.4
East North Central 18,683 2,843 15.2 14,733 1,311 8.9 1,022 235 23.0 2,928 1,297 44.3
West North Central 8,414 1,307 15.5 6,800 687 10.1 445 104 23.4 1,169 516 44.1
South Atlantic 19,718 3,000 15.2 15,834 1,596 10.1 983 233 23.7 2,901 1,171 40.3
East South Central 6,481 1,295 20.0 5,118 622 12.1 317 156 49.0 1,045 517 49.5
West South Central 14,770 3,637 24.6 11,312 2,049 18.1 814 211 26.0 2,643 1,377 52.1
Mountain 9,993 1,953 19.5 7,962 1,109 13.9 486 104 21.5 1,545 740 47.9
Pacific 19,963 4,267 21.4 15,516 2,518 16.2 1,168 287 24.5 3,279 1,462 44.6

Poverty Footnotes


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