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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
23,234 12,257 52.8 10,414 3,049 29.3 1,488 864 58.1 11,333 8,344 73.6

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
21,073 10,784 51.2 9,524 2,625 27.6 1,388 795 57.3 10,160 7,364 72.5
      Inside principal cities 11,429 6,712 58.7 4,301 1,365 31.7 832 536 64.4 6,296 4,811 76.4
      Outside principal cities 9,644 4,073 42.2 5,224 1,260 24.1 556 259 46.6 3,864 2,553 66.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,161 1,473 68.1 889 424 47.7 100 69 69.2 1,172 980 83.6

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
4,082 2,059 50.4 1,694 428 25.3 302 174 57.6 2,087 1,457 69.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,019 2,026 50.4 1,667 419 25.2 294 167 56.6 2,058 1,440 70.0
      Inside principal cities 2,593 1,446 55.8 939 280 29.8 197 122 61.7 1,457 1,045 71.7
      Outside principal cities 1,426 580 40.7 728 140 19.2 97 45 46.3 601 395 65.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 63 33 (B) 27 8 (B) 7 7 (B) 29 17 (B)
Midwest 4,330 2,636 60.9 1,683 649 38.5 318 209 65.8 2,329 1,778 76.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,149 2,503 60.3 1,588 583 36.7 315 206 65.4 2,247 1,714 76.3
      Inside principal cities 2,735 1,823 66.6 864 357 41.3 265 191 72.3 1,607 1,274 79.3
      Outside principal cities 1,414 680 48.1 724 226 31.2 50 15 (B) 640 440 68.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 181 134 73.9 95 66 68.7 3 3 (B) 82 65 78.9
South 12,427 6,557 52.8 5,621 1,552 27.6 742 417 56.2 6,063 4,588 75.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,581 5,293 50.0 4,903 1,232 25.1 654 360 55.0 5,024 3,702 73.7
      Inside principal cities 4,849 2,885 59.5 1,807 517 28.6 331 194 58.7 2,712 2,174 80.1
      Outside principal cities 5,732 2,408 42.0 3,097 714 23.1 323 165 51.2 2,312 1,528 66.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,845 1,264 68.5 718 321 44.7 88 58 65.3 1,039 886 85.2
West 2,395 1,005 41.9 1,416 421 29.7 126 64 50.6 854 520 60.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,323 962 41.4 1,367 391 28.6 125 63 50.2 832 508 61.1
      Inside principal cities 1,252 558 44.6 691 210 30.4 40 29 (B) 521 318 61.2
      Outside principal cities 1,072 404 37.7 676 180 26.7 85 34 40.0 311 190 61.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 72 43 (B) 49 30 (B) 1 1 (B) 22 12 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
588 295 50.1 255 57 22.3 58 36 (B) 275 202 73.4
Middle Atlantic 3,494 1,764 50.5 1,439 371 25.8 243 138 56.6 1,812 1,255 69.3
East North Central 3,533 2,232 63.2 1,261 506 40.1 279 183 65.5 1,992 1,543 77.5
West North Central 797 404 50.7 422 143 33.8 39 26 (B) 337 236 69.9
South Atlantic 7,357 3,541 48.1 3,342 783 23.4 438 229 52.3 3,576 2,529 70.7
East South Central 2,035 1,290 63.4 847 300 35.4 139 103 74.4 1,049 886 84.5
West South Central 3,034 1,726 56.9 1,432 470 32.8 165 85 51.3 1,438 1,172 81.5
Mountain 559 253 45.2 348 117 33.6 17 7 (B) 194 129 66.3
Pacific 1,836 752 40.9 1,067 303 28.4 109 57 52.0 660 392 59.4

Poverty Footnotes


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