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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)

White A.O.I.C.
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
122,093 23,128 18.9 95,844 12,351 12.9 6,442 1,692 26.3 19,807 9,085 45.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
101,957 18,751 18.4 80,144 10,141 12.7 5,295 1,339 25.3 16,518 7,271 44.0
      Inside principal cities 34,039 8,926 26.2 25,158 4,757 18.9 1,903 553 29.1 6,978 3,616 51.8
      Outside principal cities 67,918 9,825 14.5 54,986 5,385 9.8 3,392 785 23.2 9,539 3,655 38.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 20,136 4,377 21.7 15,699 2,210 14.1 1,147 353 30.8 3,290 1,814 55.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
21,055 3,131 14.9 16,545 1,443 8.7 1,041 230 22.1 3,468 1,458 42.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,545 2,725 14.7 14,547 1,270 8.7 895 187 20.9 3,103 1,268 40.9
      Inside principal cities 4,410 1,337 30.3 2,905 524 18.0 283 104 36.8 1,223 709 58.0
      Outside principal cities 14,135 1,388 9.8 11,642 746 6.4 612 83 13.5 1,880 559 29.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,510 406 16.2 1,998 173 8.7 146 43 29.2 365 190 52.0
Midwest 27,815 4,653 16.7 21,916 2,264 10.3 1,521 375 24.6 4,378 2,015 46.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 20,895 3,187 15.3 16,572 1,545 9.3 1,123 246 21.9 3,201 1,397 43.6
      Inside principal cities 6,190 1,316 21.3 4,727 642 13.6 333 87 26.1 1,131 587 51.9
      Outside principal cities 14,705 1,871 12.7 11,845 903 7.6 790 159 20.1 2,070 810 39.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,920 1,466 21.2 5,344 719 13.5 399 129 32.3 1,177 618 52.5
South 41,992 8,591 20.5 32,946 4,693 14.2 2,172 643 29.6 6,874 3,255 47.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,144 6,733 19.7 26,860 3,726 13.9 1,692 487 28.8 5,593 2,520 45.1
      Inside principal cities 11,413 3,085 27.0 8,529 1,757 20.6 578 168 29.1 2,306 1,160 50.3
      Outside principal cities 22,732 3,648 16.0 18,330 1,969 10.7 1,114 319 28.6 3,287 1,361 41.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 7,847 1,858 23.7 6,086 968 15.9 480 156 32.6 1,281 735 57.3
West 31,231 6,753 21.6 24,436 3,952 16.2 1,708 444 26.0 5,087 2,357 46.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 28,373 6,106 21.5 22,166 3,601 16.2 1,585 419 26.4 4,621 2,085 45.1
      Inside principal cities 12,026 3,188 26.5 8,997 1,834 20.4 710 194 27.4 2,319 1,160 50.0
      Outside principal cities 16,347 2,917 17.8 13,169 1,768 13.4 876 225 25.7 2,302 925 40.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,859 648 22.6 2,270 350 15.4 122 25 20.5 466 272 58.4

Division (31)
 
New England
5,970 765 12.8 4,722 310 6.6 254 55 21.7 993 400 40.2
Middle Atlantic 15,085 2,366 15.7 11,823 1,133 9.6 787 174 22.2 2,475 1,058 42.8
East North Central 19,168 3,132 16.3 14,977 1,430 9.5 1,065 263 24.7 3,126 1,439 46.0
West North Central 8,647 1,521 17.6 6,939 834 12.0 456 111 24.4 1,252 576 46.0
South Atlantic 20,160 3,265 16.2 16,107 1,776 11.0 1,005 248 24.7 3,048 1,241 40.7
East South Central 6,605 1,399 21.2 5,202 665 12.8 333 169 50.5 1,070 565 52.8
West South Central 15,226 3,928 25.8 11,637 2,252 19.4 834 227 27.2 2,756 1,449 52.6
Mountain 10,277 2,116 20.6 8,177 1,194 14.6 488 121 24.8 1,611 801 49.7
Pacific 20,954 4,638 22.1 16,259 2,758 17.0 1,219 323 26.5 3,476 1,556 44.8

Poverty Footnotes


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