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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, not Hispanic
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
88,978 17,584 19.8 72,349 9,880 13.7 4,391 1,486 33.8 12,238 6,218 50.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
71,346 12,502 17.5 58,375 6,984 12.0 3,422 1,066 31.2 9,550 4,452 46.6
      Inside principal cities 19,057 4,124 21.6 15,130 2,259 14.9 954 317 33.2 2,974 1,549 52.1
      Outside principal cities 52,289 8,378 16.0 43,245 4,725 10.9 2,468 750 30.4 6,576 2,903 44.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 17,632 5,082 28.8 13,974 2,896 20.7 969 420 43.3 2,688 1,766 65.7

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
17,121 2,717 15.9 14,319 1,634 11.4 744 210 28.3 2,058 872 42.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 14,729 2,174 14.8 12,396 1,352 10.9 606 150 24.8 1,727 672 38.9
      Inside principal cities 2,429 635 26.1 1,954 386 19.8 138 59 42.3 336 190 56.5
      Outside principal cities 12,300 1,540 12.5 10,442 966 9.2 467 92 19.6 1,391 482 34.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,392 543 22.7 1,923 283 14.7 139 60 43.4 330 200 60.6
Midwest 24,264 4,959 20.4 19,425 2,516 13.0 1,260 424 33.6 3,579 2,019 56.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 17,865 3,069 17.2 14,429 1,465 10.2 899 283 31.5 2,536 1,321 52.1
      Inside principal cities 4,715 1,008 21.4 3,749 481 12.8 210 76 36.2 756 451 59.6
      Outside principal cities 13,149 2,061 15.7 10,680 984 9.2 690 208 30.1 1,779 870 48.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,399 1,890 29.5 4,996 1,051 21.0 361 140 38.9 1,043 699 67.0
South 30,319 6,764 22.3 24,476 3,823 15.6 1,524 639 41.9 4,320 2,302 53.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 23,584 4,669 19.8 19,140 2,594 13.6 1,145 454 39.6 3,300 1,622 49.1
      Inside principal cities 6,309 1,407 22.3 4,938 743 15.0 290 114 39.3 1,080 550 50.9
      Outside principal cities 17,276 3,262 18.9 14,202 1,851 13.0 854 340 39.7 2,220 1,071 48.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,735 2,095 31.1 5,336 1,229 23.0 379 185 48.9 1,020 680 66.7
West 17,274 3,144 18.2 14,129 1,907 13.5 863 213 24.7 2,282 1,024 44.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,168 2,589 17.1 12,410 1,573 12.7 772 179 23.2 1,987 838 42.2
      Inside principal cities 5,605 1,075 19.2 4,488 649 14.5 315 68 21.6 801 358 44.7
      Outside principal cities 9,563 1,515 15.8 7,921 924 11.7 457 111 24.2 1,185 480 40.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,106 555 26.4 1,720 334 19.4 91 34 37.7 295 187 63.2

Division (31)
 
New England
5,267 736 14.0 4,344 368 8.5 212 71 33.3 710 298 41.9
Middle Atlantic 11,854 1,981 16.7 9,975 1,267 12.7 532 140 26.3 1,348 574 42.6
East North Central 16,512 3,256 19.7 13,110 1,519 11.6 849 295 34.7 2,552 1,443 56.5
West North Central 7,753 1,702 22.0 6,315 997 15.8 412 129 31.4 1,026 576 56.2
South Atlantic 16,332 3,348 20.5 13,231 1,904 14.4 827 316 38.2 2,274 1,128 49.6
East South Central 6,134 1,804 29.4 4,881 1,010 20.7 296 169 57.1 957 625 65.3
West South Central 7,854 1,612 20.5 6,364 909 14.3 401 154 38.4 1,089 549 50.4
Mountain 6,976 1,389 19.9 5,796 897 15.5 324 84 25.7 855 409 47.8
Pacific 10,298 1,755 17.0 8,333 1,010 12.1 538 130 24.1 1,427 616 43.2

Poverty Footnotes


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