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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)

White A.O.I.C.
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
122,093 39,559 32.4 95,844 24,010 25.1 6,442 2,925 45.4 19,807 12,624 63.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
101,957 31,904 31.3 80,144 19,441 24.3 5,295 2,294 43.3 16,518 10,169 61.6
      Inside principal cities 34,039 13,915 40.9 25,158 8,133 32.3 1,903 976 51.3 6,978 4,806 68.9
      Outside principal cities 67,918 17,989 26.5 54,986 11,308 20.6 3,392 1,318 38.9 9,539 5,363 56.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 20,136 7,655 38.0 15,699 4,569 29.1 1,147 632 55.1 3,290 2,455 74.6

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
21,055 5,438 25.8 16,545 2,950 17.8 1,041 422 40.6 3,468 2,066 59.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,545 4,711 25.4 14,547 2,541 17.5 895 352 39.4 3,103 1,817 58.6
      Inside principal cities 4,410 1,930 43.8 2,905 878 30.2 283 157 55.5 1,223 895 73.2
      Outside principal cities 14,135 2,780 19.7 11,642 1,663 14.3 612 196 31.9 1,880 922 49.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,510 727 29.0 1,998 408 20.4 146 70 47.9 365 249 68.1
Midwest 27,815 8,032 28.9 21,916 4,432 20.2 1,521 673 44.2 4,378 2,927 66.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 20,895 5,445 26.1 16,572 2,958 17.9 1,123 454 40.5 3,201 2,033 63.5
      Inside principal cities 6,190 2,094 33.8 4,727 1,104 23.4 333 158 47.5 1,131 832 73.6
      Outside principal cities 14,705 3,351 22.8 11,845 1,854 15.7 790 296 37.5 2,070 1,201 58.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,920 2,588 37.4 5,344 1,474 27.6 399 219 54.8 1,177 895 76.0
South 41,992 14,827 35.3 32,946 9,286 28.2 2,172 1,117 51.4 6,874 4,425 64.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,144 11,574 33.9 26,860 7,298 27.2 1,692 821 48.5 5,593 3,456 61.8
      Inside principal cities 11,413 4,926 43.2 8,529 3,035 35.6 578 318 55.0 2,306 1,573 68.2
      Outside principal cities 22,732 6,649 29.2 18,330 4,263 23.3 1,114 503 45.2 3,287 1,882 57.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 7,847 3,253 41.5 6,086 1,988 32.7 480 296 61.6 1,281 969 75.6
West 31,231 11,262 36.1 24,436 7,342 30.0 1,708 713 41.8 5,087 3,206 63.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 28,373 10,174 35.9 22,166 6,644 30.0 1,585 666 42.0 4,621 2,864 62.0
      Inside principal cities 12,026 4,965 41.3 8,997 3,116 34.6 710 343 48.3 2,319 1,506 64.9
      Outside principal cities 16,347 5,209 31.9 13,169 3,528 26.8 876 323 36.9 2,302 1,358 59.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,859 1,088 38.0 2,270 698 30.7 122 47 38.7 466 342 73.5

Division (31)
 
New England
5,970 1,278 21.4 4,722 601 12.7 254 102 40.2 993 575 57.9
Middle Atlantic 15,085 4,160 27.6 11,823 2,349 19.9 787 320 40.7 2,475 1,491 60.2
East North Central 19,168 5,506 28.7 14,977 2,914 19.5 1,065 500 47.0 3,126 2,092 66.9
West North Central 8,647 2,527 29.2 6,939 1,519 21.9 456 172 37.8 1,252 835 66.7
South Atlantic 20,160 5,931 29.4 16,107 3,703 23.0 1,005 465 46.3 3,048 1,764 57.9
East South Central 6,605 2,419 36.6 5,202 1,426 27.4 333 219 65.7 1,070 774 72.4
West South Central 15,226 6,477 42.5 11,637 4,157 35.7 834 433 51.9 2,756 1,887 68.5
Mountain 10,277 3,542 34.5 8,177 2,297 28.1 488 194 39.8 1,611 1,051 65.2
Pacific 20,954 7,720 36.8 16,259 5,045 31.0 1,219 519 42.6 3,476 2,156 62.0

Poverty Footnotes


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