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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 alone
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
118,664 34,793 29.3 93,568 20,866 22.3 6,231 2,564 41.2 18,865 11,363 60.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
98,991 28,051 28.3 78,139 16,875 21.6 5,112 2,017 39.5 15,740 9,159 58.2
      Inside principal cities 32,740 12,502 38.2 24,361 7,325 30.1 1,808 858 47.5 6,571 4,319 65.7
      Outside principal cities 66,251 15,549 23.5 53,778 9,550 17.8 3,304 1,159 35.1 9,169 4,839 52.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 19,672 6,742 34.3 15,429 3,991 25.9 1,119 547 48.9 3,125 2,204 70.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
20,641 4,729 22.9 16,292 2,486 15.3 996 350 35.2 3,353 1,893 56.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,182 4,104 22.6 14,325 2,153 15.0 852 284 33.4 3,005 1,667 55.5
      Inside principal cities 4,298 1,757 40.9 2,861 789 27.6 254 126 49.5 1,182 843 71.3
      Outside principal cities 13,884 2,347 16.9 11,464 1,364 11.9 597 158 26.5 1,823 825 45.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,459 625 25.4 1,967 333 16.9 144 66 46.1 348 226 64.9
Midwest 27,097 6,912 25.5 21,533 3,819 17.7 1,467 573 39.1 4,097 2,519 61.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 20,277 4,609 22.7 16,238 2,499 15.4 1,073 391 36.4 2,966 1,719 58.0
      Inside principal cities 5,886 1,742 29.6 4,593 942 20.5 304 139 45.8 989 661 66.9
      Outside principal cities 14,391 2,867 19.9 11,645 1,557 13.4 770 252 32.7 1,977 1,058 53.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,820 2,302 33.8 5,295 1,320 24.9 394 182 46.3 1,132 800 70.7
South 40,970 13,187 32.2 32,265 8,154 25.3 2,114 1,006 47.6 6,590 4,028 61.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 33,324 10,328 31.0 26,286 6,416 24.4 1,649 749 45.4 5,388 3,162 58.7
      Inside principal cities 11,046 4,479 40.5 8,288 2,763 33.3 557 280 50.3 2,201 1,435 65.2
      Outside principal cities 22,278 5,849 26.3 17,999 3,653 20.3 1,092 469 43.0 3,187 1,727 54.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 7,646 2,860 37.4 5,979 1,738 29.1 465 257 55.2 1,202 866 72.0
West 29,956 9,965 33.3 23,478 6,408 27.3 1,654 634 38.3 4,824 2,923 60.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 27,209 9,010 33.1 21,290 5,807 27.3 1,538 593 38.6 4,381 2,610 59.6
      Inside principal cities 11,511 4,524 39.3 8,619 2,831 32.8 693 313 45.2 2,199 1,381 62.8
      Outside principal cities 15,698 4,486 28.6 12,671 2,977 23.5 845 280 33.2 2,182 1,230 56.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,747 955 34.7 2,188 601 27.5 116 41 35.6 443 312 70.5

Division (31)
 
New England
5,896 1,154 19.6 4,680 529 11.3 240 84 35.1 977 541 55.4
Middle Atlantic 14,744 3,575 24.2 11,612 1,957 16.9 756 266 35.2 2,377 1,352 56.9
East North Central 18,683 4,726 25.3 14,733 2,505 17.0 1,022 425 41.6 2,928 1,796 61.3
West North Central 8,414 2,186 26.0 6,800 1,314 19.3 445 148 33.2 1,169 724 61.9
South Atlantic 19,718 5,203 26.4 15,834 3,193 20.2 983 431 43.9 2,901 1,578 54.4
East South Central 6,481 2,156 33.3 5,118 1,242 24.3 317 194 61.3 1,045 719 68.8
West South Central 14,770 5,829 39.5 11,312 3,718 32.9 814 380 46.7 2,643 1,731 65.5
Mountain 9,993 3,182 31.8 7,962 2,033 25.5 486 177 36.5 1,545 971 62.9
Pacific 19,963 6,783 34.0 15,516 4,375 28.2 1,168 457 39.1 3,279 1,951 59.5

Poverty Footnotes


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