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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
23,234 8,927 38.4 10,414 1,749 16.8 1,488 572 38.4 11,333 6,606 58.3

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
21,073 7,818 37.1 9,524 1,561 16.4 1,388 535 38.5 10,160 5,722 56.3
      Inside principal cities 11,429 5,101 44.6 4,301 892 20.7 832 362 43.5 6,296 3,847 61.1
      Outside principal cities 9,644 2,717 28.2 5,224 669 12.8 556 172 31.0 3,864 1,875 48.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,161 1,109 51.3 889 188 21.1 100 37 37.1 1,172 884 75.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
4,082 1,500 36.8 1,694 303 17.9 302 132 43.8 2,087 1,066 51.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,019 1,469 36.5 1,667 295 17.7 294 125 42.5 2,058 1,049 51.0
      Inside principal cities 2,593 1,089 42.0 939 216 23.0 197 94 47.6 1,457 779 53.5
      Outside principal cities 1,426 379 26.6 728 79 10.8 97 31 32.0 601 269 44.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 63 32 (B) 27 8 (B) 7 7 (B) 29 17 (B)
Midwest 4,330 1,981 45.7 1,683 377 22.4 318 120 37.8 2,329 1,483 63.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,149 1,882 45.4 1,588 341 21.5 315 117 37.2 2,247 1,424 63.4
      Inside principal cities 2,735 1,421 52.0 864 236 27.3 265 114 43.1 1,607 1,071 66.7
      Outside principal cities 1,414 461 32.6 724 105 14.5 50 3 (B) 640 353 55.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 181 99 54.6 95 37 38.3 3 3 (B) 82 59 71.9
South 12,427 4,790 38.5 5,621 828 14.7 742 282 38.0 6,063 3,680 60.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,581 3,830 36.2 4,903 692 14.1 654 255 39.1 5,024 2,883 57.4
      Inside principal cities 4,849 2,200 45.4 1,807 309 17.1 331 134 40.5 2,712 1,756 64.8
      Outside principal cities 5,732 1,630 28.4 3,097 382 12.3 323 122 37.6 2,312 1,126 48.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,845 961 52.1 718 137 19.0 88 27 30.2 1,039 797 76.7
West 2,395 656 27.4 1,416 241 17.0 126 37 29.5 854 378 44.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,323 638 27.5 1,367 234 17.1 125 37 29.7 832 367 44.1
      Inside principal cities 1,252 391 31.3 691 131 19.0 40 20 (B) 521 240 46.0
      Outside principal cities 1,072 247 23.1 676 103 15.3 85 17 19.7 311 127 41.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 72 18 (B) 49 7 (B) 1 0 (B) 22 11 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
588 209 35.6 255 48 18.8 58 19 (B) 275 142 51.8
Middle Atlantic 3,494 1,291 36.9 1,439 255 17.7 243 113 46.5 1,812 923 50.9
East North Central 3,533 1,698 48.1 1,261 301 23.8 279 106 38.0 1,992 1,292 64.8
West North Central 797 282 35.4 422 77 18.2 39 14 (B) 337 191 56.8
South Atlantic 7,357 2,621 35.6 3,342 459 13.7 438 157 35.7 3,576 2,006 56.1
East South Central 2,035 948 46.6 847 124 14.7 139 73 52.7 1,049 750 71.5
West South Central 3,034 1,222 40.3 1,432 245 17.1 165 52 31.7 1,438 924 64.3
Mountain 559 153 27.3 348 37 10.6 17 4 (B) 194 112 57.6
Pacific 1,836 503 27.4 1,067 204 19.1 109 33 30.3 660 266 40.3

Poverty Footnotes


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