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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)

Black alone
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
21,672 10,994 50.7 9,551 2,513 26.3 1,403 759 54.1 10,719 7,722 72.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
19,663 9,697 49.3 8,720 2,167 24.8 1,308 702 53.7 9,636 6,828 70.9
      Inside principal cities 10,768 6,155 57.2 3,989 1,151 28.9 782 483 61.8 5,997 4,521 75.4
      Outside principal cities 8,895 3,541 39.8 4,730 1,015 21.5 526 219 41.6 3,639 2,307 63.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,009 1,297 64.6 831 346 41.7 94 57 60.0 1,083 894 82.6

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
3,799 1,811 47.7 1,533 342 22.3 272 137 50.5 1,995 1,333 66.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,752 1,789 47.7 1,510 334 22.1 264 130 49.2 1,978 1,325 67.0
      Inside principal cities 2,492 1,335 53.6 905 267 29.5 177 96 54.4 1,410 972 68.9
      Outside principal cities 1,259 453 36.0 605 67 11.0 88 34 38.8 567 353 62.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 48 23 (B) 23 8 (B) 7 7 (B) 17 8 (B)
Midwest 3,904 2,297 58.8 1,495 531 35.5 295 177 60.1 2,114 1,589 75.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,772 2,195 58.2 1,422 482 33.9 292 174 59.7 2,057 1,539 74.8
      Inside principal cities 2,532 1,640 64.8 800 310 38.8 246 171 69.5 1,486 1,159 78.0
      Outside principal cities 1,239 555 44.8 623 172 27.6 46 3 (B) 571 380 66.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 132 102 77.0 73 48 (B) 3 3 (B) 57 50 (B)
South 11,928 6,051 50.7 5,339 1,311 24.6 716 388 54.2 5,872 4,351 74.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,161 4,906 48.3 4,649 1,041 22.4 633 343 54.1 4,879 3,523 72.2
      Inside principal cities 4,659 2,694 57.8 1,699 404 23.8 320 187 58.6 2,640 2,103 79.7
      Outside principal cities 5,502 2,212 40.2 2,950 637 21.6 313 155 49.6 2,239 1,420 63.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,767 1,144 64.8 690 270 39.1 83 45 54.6 994 829 83.4
West 2,041 835 40.9 1,184 330 27.9 120 56 46.8 737 449 60.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,980 806 40.7 1,139 310 27.2 119 55 46.4 722 441 61.1
      Inside principal cities 1,086 486 44.8 585 170 29.1 40 29 (B) 460 287 62.4
      Outside principal cities 894 320 35.8 553 140 25.2 79 27 33.4 262 154 58.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 62 28 (B) 45 20 (B) 1 1 (B) 15 7 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
545 257 47.1 236 54 23.0 48 26 (B) 262 176 67.4
Middle Atlantic 3,254 1,555 47.8 1,297 287 22.2 224 111 49.7 1,733 1,156 66.7
East North Central 3,221 1,990 61.8 1,125 430 38.2 259 161 62.3 1,837 1,399 76.1
West North Central 683 307 45.0 370 101 27.2 36 16 (B) 277 191 68.9
South Atlantic 7,070 3,281 46.4 3,190 692 21.7 426 219 51.3 3,454 2,370 68.6
East South Central 1,970 1,196 60.7 804 243 30.2 131 88 67.4 1,035 865 83.6
West South Central 2,888 1,574 54.5 1,345 376 28.0 160 81 51.1 1,384 1,116 80.6
Mountain 478 204 42.7 301 94 31.3 16 6 (B) 160 104 64.6
Pacific 1,564 630 40.3 882 235 26.7 104 50 48.0 577 345 59.8

Poverty Footnotes


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