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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)

Asian alone
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
7,366 1,060 14.4 6,303 806 12.8 298 65 21.7 765 190 24.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
7,167 975 13.6 6,159 760 12.3 288 58 20.0 720 158 22.0
      Inside principal cities 3,326 541 16.3 2,871 421 14.7 117 44 37.6 338 76 22.4
      Outside principal cities 3,841 435 11.3 3,288 338 10.3 171 14 8.0 382 83 21.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 199 85 42.6 144 46 32.0 11 7 (B) 45 32 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,532 310 20.3 1,302 244 18.7 42 20 (B) 188 46 24.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,523 309 20.3 1,294 243 18.8 42 20 (B) 187 46 24.5
      Inside principal cities 596 181 30.4 496 137 27.7 27 20 (B) 73 24 (B)
      Outside principal cities 927 128 13.8 798 106 13.2 15 0 (B) 114 22 19.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 9 1 (B) 8 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 1 1 (B)
Midwest 893 172 19.3 798 122 15.3 29 11 (B) 67 39 (B)
  Inside metro statistical areas 857 156 18.2 772 117 15.1 27 8 (B) 58 31 (B)
      Inside principal cities 427 111 25.9 393 85 21.6 12 8 (B) 22 17 (B)
      Outside principal cities 429 45 10.6 378 32 8.4 15 0 (B) 36 14 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 37 16 (B) 26 6 (B) 2 2 (B) 8 8 (B)
South 1,812 208 11.5 1,528 143 9.4 97 24 24.8 187 41 22.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,725 155 9.0 1,467 111 7.6 91 20 22.1 167 24 14.4
      Inside principal cities 726 87 11.9 645 69 10.7 26 8 (B) 55 10 (B)
      Outside principal cities 1,000 68 6.9 822 42 5.1 65 12 (B) 113 14 12.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 86 53 61.4 61 32 (B) 6 4 (B) 19 17 (B)
West 3,129 370 11.8 2,675 297 11.1 131 10 7.7 323 63 19.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,061 355 11.6 2,626 289 11.0 128 9 7.0 307 57 18.6
      Inside principal cities 1,576 162 10.3 1,337 130 9.7 52 8 (B) 188 24 13.0
      Outside principal cities 1,485 193 13.0 1,290 159 12.3 76 1 1.8 119 33 27.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 67 15 (B) 49 8 (B) 3 1 (B) 16 6 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
351 71 20.1 286 47 16.3 2 0 (B) 63 24 (B)
Middle Atlantic 1,181 240 20.3 1,016 197 19.4 39 20 (B) 125 22 17.9
East North Central 659 140 21.2 594 103 17.4 20 8 (B) 45 29 (B)
West North Central 235 32 13.8 204 19 9.2 9 3 (B) 22 11 (B)
South Atlantic 975 52 5.3 835 41 4.9 36 8 (B) 105 3 2.5
East South Central 101 23 22.5 77 19 24.8 11 0 (B) 13 4 (B)
West South Central 735 134 18.2 616 82 13.4 50 16 (B) 69 35 (B)
Mountain 303 45 14.9 262 40 15.4 11 0 (B) 30 5 (B)
Pacific 2,826 325 11.5 2,413 256 10.6 120 10 8.4 293 58 19.9

Poverty Footnotes


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