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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 alone
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
21,672 8,375 38.6 9,551 1,563 16.4 1,403 517 36.9 10,719 6,295 58.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
19,663 7,341 37.3 8,720 1,395 16.0 1,308 485 37.1 9,636 5,461 56.7
      Inside principal cities 10,768 4,824 44.8 3,989 819 20.5 782 323 41.3 5,997 3,682 61.4
      Outside principal cities 8,895 2,518 28.3 4,730 576 12.2 526 162 30.9 3,639 1,780 48.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,009 1,034 51.5 831 168 20.2 94 32 33.8 1,083 834 77.0

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
3,799 1,379 36.3 1,533 263 17.2 272 108 39.9 1,995 1,008 50.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,752 1,357 36.2 1,510 255 16.9 264 101 38.3 1,978 1,000 50.6
      Inside principal cities 2,492 1,022 41.0 905 204 22.5 177 73 41.6 1,410 745 52.8
      Outside principal cities 1,259 335 26.6 605 52 8.6 88 28 31.6 567 255 45.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 48 22 (B) 23 8 (B) 7 7 (B) 17 7 (B)
Midwest 3,904 1,809 46.3 1,495 332 22.2 295 107 36.2 2,114 1,370 64.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,772 1,726 45.8 1,422 303 21.3 292 104 35.6 2,057 1,320 64.1
      Inside principal cities 2,532 1,313 51.9 800 221 27.6 246 102 41.5 1,486 991 66.6
      Outside principal cities 1,239 413 33.3 623 82 13.2 46 1 (B) 571 329 57.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 132 82 62.2 73 29 (B) 3 3 (B) 57 50 (B)
South 11,928 4,611 38.7 5,339 753 14.1 716 266 37.1 5,872 3,592 61.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,161 3,696 36.4 4,649 629 13.5 633 244 38.6 4,879 2,823 57.9
      Inside principal cities 4,659 2,121 45.5 1,699 270 15.9 320 127 39.7 2,640 1,724 65.3
      Outside principal cities 5,502 1,575 28.6 2,950 359 12.2 313 117 37.4 2,239 1,099 49.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,767 915 51.8 690 125 18.0 83 22 25.9 994 769 77.4
West 2,041 577 28.2 1,184 215 18.1 120 36 30.3 737 326 44.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,980 562 28.4 1,139 207 18.2 119 36 30.5 722 318 44.1
      Inside principal cities 1,086 367 33.9 585 125 21.3 40 20 (B) 460 222 48.3
      Outside principal cities 894 195 21.8 553 83 15.0 79 16 20.2 262 96 36.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 62 14 (B) 45 7 (B) 1 0 (B) 15 7 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
545 197 36.2 236 48 20.4 48 15 (B) 262 134 51.3
Middle Atlantic 3,254 1,182 36.3 1,297 215 16.6 224 93 41.7 1,733 874 50.4
East North Central 3,221 1,566 48.6 1,125 266 23.6 259 93 35.8 1,837 1,208 65.7
West North Central 683 242 35.5 370 66 17.8 36 14 (B) 277 162 58.6
South Atlantic 7,070 2,536 35.9 3,190 419 13.1 426 150 35.3 3,454 1,967 57.0
East South Central 1,970 912 46.3 804 108 13.5 131 65 49.7 1,035 739 71.4
West South Central 2,888 1,162 40.2 1,345 226 16.8 160 50 31.6 1,384 886 64.0
Mountain 478 125 26.2 301 33 11.0 16 3 (B) 160 88 55.1
Pacific 1,564 452 28.9 882 181 20.6 104 33 31.7 577 237 41.1

Poverty Footnotes


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