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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 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
153,666 33,526 21.8 113,271 15,163 13.4 8,363 2,374 28.4 32,031 15,989 49.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
130,502 27,673 21.2 96,104 12,592 13.1 7,062 1,959 27.7 27,337 13,122 48.0
      Inside principal cities 48,887 14,603 29.9 32,432 6,120 18.9 2,908 971 33.4 13,546 7,512 55.5
      Outside principal cities 81,615 13,070 16.0 63,671 6,472 10.2 4,154 988 23.8 13,791 5,610 40.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 23,164 5,853 25.3 17,168 2,571 15.0 1,302 415 31.9 4,695 2,867 61.1

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
26,561 4,864 18.3 19,503 1,969 10.1 1,362 361 26.5 5,696 2,534 44.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 23,978 4,427 18.5 17,458 1,782 10.2 1,208 311 25.7 5,312 2,335 44.0
      Inside principal cities 7,563 2,565 33.9 4,328 869 20.1 493 200 40.5 2,743 1,496 54.5
      Outside principal cities 16,415 1,863 11.3 13,131 913 7.0 715 111 15.5 2,569 839 32.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,583 437 16.9 2,044 188 9.2 154 50 32.7 384 199 51.7
Midwest 32,886 6,755 20.5 24,350 2,751 11.3 1,879 510 27.1 6,657 3,494 52.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 25,647 5,117 20.0 18,844 1,978 10.5 1,458 368 25.2 5,345 2,771 51.8
      Inside principal cities 9,205 2,761 30.0 5,947 950 16.0 602 204 33.9 2,656 1,607 60.5
      Outside principal cities 16,442 2,356 14.3 12,897 1,028 8.0 855 163 19.1 2,689 1,164 43.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 7,239 1,638 22.6 5,506 773 14.0 421 142 33.8 1,312 723 55.1
South 56,390 13,590 24.1 40,231 5,646 14.0 3,023 947 31.3 13,137 6,996 53.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 46,418 10,694 23.0 33,221 4,498 13.5 2,439 762 31.2 10,758 5,434 50.5
      Inside principal cities 16,934 5,351 31.6 10,950 2,115 19.3 938 310 33.1 5,047 2,926 58.0
      Outside principal cities 29,484 5,343 18.1 22,271 2,384 10.7 1,501 451 30.1 5,712 2,508 43.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 9,972 2,896 29.0 7,010 1,148 16.4 584 186 31.8 2,378 1,562 65.7
West 37,829 8,318 22.0 29,188 4,796 16.4 2,100 556 26.5 6,542 2,965 45.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,460 7,436 21.6 26,580 4,334 16.3 1,957 519 26.5 5,922 2,583 43.6
      Inside principal cities 15,185 3,926 25.9 11,208 2,187 19.5 875 256 29.3 3,101 1,483 47.8
      Outside principal cities 19,275 3,509 18.2 15,372 2,147 14.0 1,082 263 24.3 2,821 1,099 39.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,370 882 26.2 2,607 462 17.7 143 37 26.0 620 383 61.8

Division (31)
 
New England
6,907 1,042 15.1 5,269 405 7.7 308 73 23.7 1,330 564 42.4
Middle Atlantic 19,654 3,822 19.4 14,234 1,564 11.0 1,054 288 27.3 4,366 1,970 45.1
East North Central 23,146 4,871 21.0 16,758 1,809 10.8 1,351 366 27.1 5,038 2,695 53.5
West North Central 9,740 1,883 19.3 7,592 942 12.4 528 143 27.2 1,620 798 49.3
South Atlantic 28,521 5,941 20.8 20,315 2,267 11.2 1,480 407 27.5 6,727 3,267 48.6
East South Central 8,714 2,354 27.0 6,107 802 13.1 478 236 49.5 2,129 1,316 61.8
West South Central 19,155 5,294 27.6 13,809 2,578 18.7 1,065 304 28.6 4,281 2,412 56.3
Mountain 11,605 2,547 21.9 9,075 1,393 15.3 551 150 27.2 1,980 1,004 50.7
Pacific 26,224 5,770 22.0 20,113 3,403 16.9 1,549 406 26.2 4,562 1,961 43.0

Poverty Footnotes


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