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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 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
153,666 54,874 35.7 113,271 29,188 25.8 8,363 4,010 47.9 32,031 21,676 67.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
130,502 45,226 34.7 96,104 23,911 24.9 7,062 3,276 46.4 27,337 18,038 66.0
      Inside principal cities 48,887 21,929 44.9 32,432 10,445 32.2 2,908 1,616 55.6 13,546 9,867 72.8
      Outside principal cities 81,615 23,297 28.5 63,671 13,466 21.1 4,154 1,660 40.0 13,791 8,171 59.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 23,164 9,648 41.7 17,168 5,277 30.7 1,302 734 56.4 4,695 3,638 77.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
26,561 7,899 29.7 19,503 3,736 19.2 1,362 600 44.0 5,696 3,563 62.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 23,978 7,130 29.7 17,458 3,303 18.9 1,208 522 43.2 5,312 3,305 62.2
      Inside principal cities 7,563 3,591 47.5 4,328 1,345 31.1 493 284 57.6 2,743 1,962 71.5
      Outside principal cities 16,415 3,539 21.6 13,131 1,957 14.9 715 238 33.3 2,569 1,344 52.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,583 769 29.8 2,044 433 21.2 154 78 50.5 384 258 67.1
Midwest 32,886 10,953 33.3 24,350 5,294 21.7 1,879 906 48.2 6,657 4,753 71.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 25,647 8,131 31.7 18,844 3,724 19.8 1,458 669 45.9 5,345 3,738 69.9
      Inside principal cities 9,205 4,028 43.8 5,947 1,584 26.6 602 358 59.5 2,656 2,085 78.5
      Outside principal cities 16,442 4,103 25.0 12,897 2,140 16.6 855 311 36.4 2,689 1,653 61.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 7,239 2,822 39.0 5,506 1,570 28.5 421 237 56.3 1,312 1,015 77.3
South 56,390 22,246 39.5 40,231 11,379 28.3 3,023 1,605 53.1 13,137 9,262 70.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 46,418 17,587 37.9 33,221 8,972 27.0 2,439 1,247 51.1 10,758 7,368 68.5
      Inside principal cities 16,934 8,088 47.8 10,950 3,724 34.0 938 529 56.4 5,047 3,835 76.0
      Outside principal cities 29,484 9,499 32.2 22,271 5,248 23.6 1,501 718 47.8 5,712 3,533 61.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 9,972 4,660 46.7 7,010 2,407 34.3 584 358 61.3 2,378 1,895 79.7
West 37,829 13,777 36.4 29,188 8,779 30.1 2,100 899 42.8 6,542 4,098 62.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,460 12,378 35.9 26,580 7,912 29.8 1,957 838 42.8 5,922 3,628 61.3
      Inside principal cities 15,185 6,222 41.0 11,208 3,792 33.8 875 445 50.8 3,101 1,986 64.0
      Outside principal cities 19,275 6,156 31.9 15,372 4,121 26.8 1,082 393 36.4 2,821 1,642 58.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,370 1,399 41.5 2,607 867 33.2 143 61 43.0 620 470 75.9

Division (31)
 
New England
6,907 1,669 24.2 5,269 722 13.7 308 131 42.6 1,330 815 61.3
Middle Atlantic 19,654 6,230 31.7 14,234 3,013 21.2 1,054 468 44.5 4,366 2,748 62.9
East North Central 23,146 7,886 34.1 16,758 3,553 21.2 1,351 686 50.8 5,038 3,647 72.4
West North Central 9,740 3,067 31.5 7,592 1,741 22.9 528 220 41.7 1,620 1,106 68.3
South Atlantic 28,521 9,905 34.7 20,315 4,757 23.4 1,480 734 49.6 6,727 4,414 65.6
East South Central 8,714 3,759 43.1 6,107 1,740 28.5 478 328 68.6 2,129 1,691 79.4
West South Central 19,155 8,582 44.8 13,809 4,882 35.4 1,065 543 51.0 4,281 3,157 73.7
Mountain 11,605 4,219 36.4 9,075 2,669 29.4 551 229 41.6 1,980 1,321 66.7
Pacific 26,224 9,557 36.4 20,113 6,110 30.4 1,549 670 43.3 4,562 2,777 60.9

Poverty Footnotes


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