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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)

Asian alone
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
7,366 1,338 18.2 6,303 997 15.8 298 88 29.6 765 253 33.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
7,167 1,244 17.4 6,159 942 15.3 288 81 28.2 720 221 30.7
      Inside principal cities 3,326 689 20.7 2,871 537 18.7 117 48 41.4 338 103 30.5
      Outside principal cities 3,841 555 14.5 3,288 405 12.3 171 33 19.1 382 118 30.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 199 94 47.0 144 55 38.2 11 7 (B) 45 32 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,532 326 21.3 1,302 253 19.5 42 20 (B) 188 53 28.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,523 325 21.3 1,294 253 19.5 42 20 (B) 187 52 27.9
      Inside principal cities 596 189 31.7 496 145 29.3 27 20 (B) 73 24 (B)
      Outside principal cities 927 136 14.6 798 107 13.4 15 0 (B) 114 28 24.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 9 1 (B) 8 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 1 1 (B)
Midwest 893 199 22.3 798 149 18.7 29 11 (B) 67 39 (B)
  Inside metro statistical areas 857 183 21.4 772 143 18.6 27 8 (B) 58 31 (B)
      Inside principal cities 427 131 30.6 393 105 26.7 12 8 (B) 22 17 (B)
      Outside principal cities 429 52 12.2 378 39 10.2 15 0 (B) 36 14 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 37 16 (B) 26 6 (B) 2 2 (B) 8 8 (B)
South 1,812 331 18.2 1,528 218 14.3 97 47 49.1 187 65 34.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,725 269 15.6 1,467 177 12.1 91 44 48.0 167 48 28.7
      Inside principal cities 726 143 19.7 645 114 17.7 26 12 (B) 55 16 (B)
      Outside principal cities 1,000 125 12.6 822 62 7.6 65 31 (B) 113 32 28.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 86 62 71.8 61 41 (B) 6 4 (B) 19 17 (B)
West 3,129 482 15.4 2,675 377 14.1 131 10 7.7 323 95 29.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,061 468 15.3 2,626 369 14.1 128 9 7.0 307 90 29.2
      Inside principal cities 1,576 226 14.3 1,337 173 12.9 52 8 (B) 188 45 24.2
      Outside principal cities 1,485 242 16.3 1,290 197 15.2 76 1 1.8 119 44 37.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 67 15 (B) 49 8 (B) 3 1 (B) 16 6 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
351 71 20.3 286 47 16.3 2 0 (B) 63 25 (B)
Middle Atlantic 1,181 255 21.6 1,016 207 20.3 39 20 (B) 125 28 22.3
East North Central 659 162 24.6 594 126 21.2 20 8 (B) 45 29 (B)
West North Central 235 37 15.7 204 23 11.4 9 3 (B) 22 11 (B)
South Atlantic 975 112 11.5 835 70 8.4 36 21 (B) 105 21 20.1
East South Central 101 33 32.9 77 19 24.8 11 11 (B) 13 4 (B)
West South Central 735 185 25.2 616 128 20.8 50 16 (B) 69 41 (B)
Mountain 303 51 17.0 262 47 17.8 11 0 (B) 30 5 (B)
Pacific 2,826 431 15.2 2,413 330 13.7 120 10 8.4 293 91 30.9

Poverty Footnotes


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