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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 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6)

White A.O.I.C.
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
122,093 36,152 29.6 95,844 21,479 22.4 6,442 2,676 41.5 19,807 11,997 60.6

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
101,957 29,147 28.6 80,144 17,372 21.7 5,295 2,114 39.9 16,518 9,662 58.5
      Inside principal cities 34,039 13,103 38.5 25,158 7,581 30.1 1,903 920 48.3 6,978 4,603 66.0
      Outside principal cities 67,918 16,044 23.6 54,986 9,791 17.8 3,392 1,194 35.2 9,539 5,059 53.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 20,136 7,005 34.8 15,699 4,107 26.2 1,147 562 49.0 3,290 2,335 71.0

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
21,055 4,937 23.4 16,545 2,565 15.5 1,041 391 37.6 3,468 1,981 57.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,545 4,292 23.1 14,547 2,225 15.3 895 322 36.0 3,103 1,745 56.2
      Inside principal cities 4,410 1,837 41.7 2,905 806 27.8 283 153 54.2 1,223 878 71.8
      Outside principal cities 14,135 2,455 17.4 11,642 1,418 12.2 612 169 27.6 1,880 868 46.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,510 645 25.7 1,998 340 17.0 146 69 47.0 365 236 64.6
Midwest 27,815 7,264 26.1 21,916 3,929 17.9 1,521 603 39.6 4,378 2,732 62.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 20,895 4,905 23.5 16,572 2,584 15.6 1,123 416 37.1 3,201 1,905 59.5
      Inside principal cities 6,190 1,914 30.9 4,727 978 20.7 333 154 46.3 1,131 781 69.1
      Outside principal cities 14,705 2,991 20.3 11,845 1,605 13.6 790 262 33.2 2,070 1,124 54.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,920 2,359 34.1 5,344 1,345 25.2 399 186 46.8 1,177 828 70.3
South 41,992 13,656 32.5 32,946 8,410 25.5 2,172 1,031 47.5 6,874 4,216 61.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,144 10,647 31.2 26,860 6,607 24.6 1,692 768 45.4 5,593 3,272 58.5
      Inside principal cities 11,413 4,679 41.0 8,529 2,891 33.9 578 288 49.9 2,306 1,500 65.1
      Outside principal cities 22,732 5,968 26.3 18,330 3,716 20.3 1,114 479 43.0 3,287 1,772 53.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 7,847 3,009 38.3 6,086 1,803 29.6 480 263 54.9 1,281 943 73.6
West 31,231 10,295 33.0 24,436 6,575 26.9 1,708 652 38.2 5,087 3,068 60.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 28,373 9,303 32.8 22,166 5,956 26.9 1,585 608 38.4 4,621 2,739 59.3
      Inside principal cities 12,026 4,673 38.9 8,997 2,905 32.3 710 324 45.7 2,319 1,443 62.2
      Outside principal cities 16,347 4,630 28.3 13,169 3,051 23.2 876 284 32.4 2,302 1,296 56.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,859 991 34.7 2,270 619 27.3 122 44 35.9 466 329 70.5

Division (31)
 
New England
5,970 1,179 19.8 4,722 533 11.3 254 96 37.7 993 551 55.5
Middle Atlantic 15,085 3,758 24.9 11,823 2,033 17.2 787 295 37.5 2,475 1,430 57.8
East North Central 19,168 4,976 26.0 14,977 2,576 17.2 1,065 448 42.1 3,126 1,951 62.4
West North Central 8,647 2,288 26.5 6,939 1,353 19.5 456 154 33.9 1,252 781 62.4
South Atlantic 20,160 5,392 26.7 16,107 3,280 20.4 1,005 440 43.8 3,048 1,672 54.9
East South Central 6,605 2,231 33.8 5,202 1,283 24.7 333 206 61.7 1,070 742 69.4
West South Central 15,226 6,033 39.6 11,637 3,847 33.1 834 386 46.2 2,756 1,801 65.3
Mountain 10,277 3,269 31.8 8,177 2,069 25.3 488 179 36.6 1,611 1,021 63.4
Pacific 20,954 7,025 33.5 16,259 4,506 27.7 1,219 473 38.8 3,476 2,047 58.9

Poverty Footnotes


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