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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)

Asian alone
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
7,366 1,627 22.1 6,303 1,216 19.3 298 104 34.9 765 307 40.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
7,167 1,524 21.3 6,159 1,154 18.7 288 95 33.0 720 275 38.2
      Inside principal cities 3,326 828 24.9 2,871 649 22.6 117 54 46.3 338 125 37.1
      Outside principal cities 3,841 696 18.1 3,288 505 15.4 171 41 23.9 382 150 39.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 199 103 51.4 144 61 42.8 11 9 (B) 45 32 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,532 351 22.9 1,302 276 21.2 42 20 (B) 188 56 29.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,523 349 22.9 1,294 274 21.2 42 20 (B) 187 55 29.3
      Inside principal cities 596 189 31.7 496 145 29.3 27 20 (B) 73 24 (B)
      Outside principal cities 927 160 17.2 798 129 16.1 15 0 (B) 114 31 27.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 9 2 (B) 8 2 (B) 0 0 (X) 1 1 (B)
Midwest 893 228 25.5 798 176 22.1 29 11 (B) 67 42 (B)
  Inside metro statistical areas 857 211 24.6 772 170 22.0 27 8 (B) 58 33 (B)
      Inside principal cities 427 153 35.8 393 127 32.4 12 8 (B) 22 17 (B)
      Outside principal cities 429 58 13.5 378 42 11.2 15 0 (B) 36 16 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 37 17 (B) 26 7 (B) 2 2 (B) 8 8 (B)
South 1,812 438 24.2 1,528 299 19.6 97 49 51.1 187 89 47.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,725 369 21.4 1,467 254 17.3 91 44 48.0 167 72 43.0
      Inside principal cities 726 179 24.7 645 146 22.7 26 12 (B) 55 21 (B)
      Outside principal cities 1,000 190 19.0 822 108 13.1 65 31 (B) 113 51 45.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 86 68 79.4 61 46 (B) 6 6 (B) 19 17 (B)
West 3,129 609 19.5 2,675 465 17.4 131 24 18.3 323 121 37.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,061 595 19.4 2,626 457 17.4 128 23 17.8 307 115 37.5
      Inside principal cities 1,576 307 19.5 1,337 230 17.2 52 13 (B) 188 63 33.8
      Outside principal cities 1,485 288 19.4 1,290 227 17.6 76 10 12.5 119 52 43.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 67 15 (B) 49 8 (B) 3 1 (B) 16 6 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
351 73 20.7 286 48 16.8 2 0 (B) 63 25 (B)
Middle Atlantic 1,181 278 23.6 1,016 228 22.4 39 20 (B) 125 31 24.5
East North Central 659 181 27.5 594 143 24.0 20 8 (B) 45 31 (B)
West North Central 235 47 20.1 204 33 16.4 9 3 (B) 22 11 (B)
South Atlantic 975 164 16.8 835 104 12.4 36 23 (B) 105 38 36.3
East South Central 101 33 32.9 77 19 24.8 11 11 (B) 13 4 (B)
West South Central 735 240 32.7 616 177 28.7 50 16 (B) 69 47 (B)
Mountain 303 86 28.5 262 64 24.6 11 3 (B) 30 19 (B)
Pacific 2,826 523 18.5 2,413 400 16.6 120 21 17.5 293 102 34.8

Poverty Footnotes


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