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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 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)

Black alone
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
21,672 9,645 44.5 9,551 1,988 20.8 1,403 650 46.3 10,719 7,007 65.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
19,663 8,463 43.0 8,720 1,713 19.6 1,308 602 46.0 9,636 6,148 63.8
      Inside principal cities 10,768 5,467 50.8 3,989 936 23.5 782 424 54.2 5,997 4,108 68.5
      Outside principal cities 8,895 2,996 33.7 4,730 777 16.4 526 179 34.0 3,639 2,040 56.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,009 1,181 58.8 831 276 33.2 94 47 49.9 1,083 859 79.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
3,799 1,599 42.1 1,533 298 19.5 272 128 47.1 1,995 1,173 58.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,752 1,576 42.0 1,510 291 19.3 264 121 45.7 1,978 1,165 58.9
      Inside principal cities 2,492 1,183 47.5 905 224 24.8 177 93 52.7 1,410 866 61.4
      Outside principal cities 1,259 393 31.2 605 67 11.0 88 28 31.6 567 299 52.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 48 23 (B) 23 8 (B) 7 7 (B) 17 8 (B)
Midwest 3,904 2,032 52.1 1,495 394 26.4 295 151 51.3 2,114 1,487 70.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,772 1,937 51.4 1,422 353 24.8 292 148 50.8 2,057 1,436 69.8
      Inside principal cities 2,532 1,462 57.7 800 243 30.5 246 147 59.6 1,486 1,072 72.1
      Outside principal cities 1,239 475 38.4 623 110 17.6 46 1 (B) 571 364 63.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 132 95 71.5 73 41 (B) 3 3 (B) 57 50 (B)
South 11,928 5,326 44.6 5,339 1,038 19.4 716 316 44.1 5,872 3,972 67.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,161 4,285 42.2 4,649 827 17.8 633 280 44.3 4,879 3,178 65.1
      Inside principal cities 4,659 2,404 51.6 1,699 325 19.1 320 157 49.2 2,640 1,922 72.8
      Outside principal cities 5,502 1,881 34.2 2,950 502 17.0 313 123 39.2 2,239 1,256 56.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,767 1,040 58.9 690 211 30.5 83 36 43.1 994 794 79.8
West 2,041 688 33.7 1,184 258 21.8 120 54 45.2 737 376 51.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,980 664 33.5 1,139 242 21.2 119 53 44.8 722 369 51.0
      Inside principal cities 1,086 418 38.5 585 143 24.4 40 27 (B) 460 248 53.8
      Outside principal cities 894 246 27.5 553 99 17.9 79 27 33.4 262 121 46.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 62 24 (B) 45 16 (B) 1 1 (B) 15 7 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
545 237 43.5 236 53 22.4 48 17 (B) 262 167 64.0
Middle Atlantic 3,254 1,362 41.9 1,297 246 18.9 224 111 49.7 1,733 1,005 58.0
East North Central 3,221 1,768 54.9 1,125 327 29.1 259 136 52.6 1,837 1,304 71.0
West North Central 683 264 38.7 370 67 18.1 36 15 (B) 277 182 65.8
South Atlantic 7,070 2,890 40.9 3,190 565 17.7 426 166 38.9 3,454 2,160 62.5
East South Central 1,970 1,047 53.2 804 162 20.2 131 88 67.4 1,035 797 77.0
West South Central 2,888 1,388 48.1 1,345 310 23.1 160 62 39.0 1,384 1,016 73.4
Mountain 478 171 35.7 301 76 25.3 16 4 (B) 160 90 56.1
Pacific 1,564 517 33.1 882 181 20.6 104 50 48.0 577 286 49.5

Poverty Footnotes


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