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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 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6)

White alone
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
118,664 32,563 27.4 93,568 19,193 20.5 6,231 2,426 38.9 18,865 10,943 58.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
98,991 26,275 26.5 78,139 15,559 19.9 5,112 1,904 37.2 15,740 8,813 56.0
      Inside principal cities 32,740 11,905 36.4 24,361 6,914 28.4 1,808 809 44.7 6,571 4,181 63.6
      Outside principal cities 66,251 14,371 21.7 53,778 8,644 16.1 3,304 1,095 33.1 9,169 4,632 50.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 19,672 6,287 32.0 15,429 3,635 23.6 1,119 523 46.7 3,125 2,130 68.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
20,641 4,399 21.3 16,292 2,267 13.9 996 326 32.8 3,353 1,806 53.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,182 3,815 21.0 14,325 1,965 13.7 852 261 30.7 3,005 1,589 52.9
      Inside principal cities 4,298 1,671 38.9 2,861 725 25.3 254 125 49.3 1,182 821 69.4
      Outside principal cities 13,884 2,144 15.4 11,464 1,240 10.8 597 136 22.7 1,823 768 42.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,459 584 23.8 1,967 302 15.4 144 65 45.4 348 217 62.4
Midwest 27,097 6,430 23.7 21,533 3,467 16.1 1,467 549 37.4 4,097 2,414 58.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 20,277 4,301 21.2 16,238 2,278 14.0 1,073 380 35.4 2,966 1,643 55.4
      Inside principal cities 5,886 1,666 28.3 4,593 918 20.0 304 137 44.9 989 611 61.8
      Outside principal cities 14,391 2,636 18.3 11,645 1,360 11.7 770 243 31.6 1,977 1,033 52.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,820 2,128 31.2 5,295 1,188 22.4 394 169 42.9 1,132 771 68.1
South 40,970 12,307 30.0 32,265 7,465 23.1 2,114 955 45.2 6,590 3,887 59.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 33,324 9,630 28.9 26,286 5,869 22.3 1,649 707 42.9 5,388 3,055 56.7
      Inside principal cities 11,046 4,232 38.3 8,288 2,579 31.1 557 261 46.8 2,201 1,393 63.3
      Outside principal cities 22,278 5,398 24.2 17,999 3,290 18.3 1,092 446 40.9 3,187 1,662 52.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 7,646 2,677 35.0 5,979 1,596 26.7 465 248 53.3 1,202 833 69.3
West 29,956 9,426 31.5 23,478 5,995 25.5 1,654 597 36.1 4,824 2,835 58.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 27,209 8,529 31.3 21,290 5,446 25.6 1,538 556 36.2 4,381 2,526 57.7
      Inside principal cities 11,511 4,336 37.7 8,619 2,693 31.2 693 286 41.4 2,199 1,357 61.7
      Outside principal cities 15,698 4,193 26.7 12,671 2,754 21.7 845 270 31.9 2,182 1,169 53.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,747 898 32.7 2,188 549 25.1 116 40 34.8 443 309 69.7

Division (31)
 
New England
5,896 1,078 18.3 4,680 481 10.3 240 77 32.0 977 520 53.3
Middle Atlantic 14,744 3,322 22.5 11,612 1,786 15.4 756 250 33.0 2,377 1,286 54.1
East North Central 18,683 4,368 23.4 14,733 2,239 15.2 1,022 406 39.7 2,928 1,722 58.8
West North Central 8,414 2,062 24.5 6,800 1,227 18.0 445 142 32.0 1,169 692 59.2
South Atlantic 19,718 4,802 24.4 15,834 2,886 18.2 983 404 41.1 2,901 1,512 52.1
East South Central 6,481 2,042 31.5 5,118 1,156 22.6 317 190 59.9 1,045 696 66.6
West South Central 14,770 5,463 37.0 11,312 3,423 30.3 814 361 44.3 2,643 1,679 63.5
Mountain 9,993 3,003 30.1 7,962 1,896 23.8 486 175 35.9 1,545 933 60.4
Pacific 19,963 6,423 32.2 15,516 4,099 26.4 1,168 422 36.1 3,279 1,902 58.0

Poverty Footnotes


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