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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
23,234 12,836 55.2 10,414 3,351 32.2 1,488 889 59.8 11,333 8,597 75.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
21,073 11,325 53.7 9,524 2,900 30.4 1,388 820 59.1 10,160 7,605 74.9
      Inside principal cities 11,429 6,967 61.0 4,301 1,462 34.0 832 544 65.4 6,296 4,962 78.8
      Outside principal cities 9,644 4,357 45.2 5,224 1,438 27.5 556 276 49.7 3,864 2,644 68.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,161 1,511 69.9 889 451 50.7 100 69 69.2 1,172 991 84.6

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
4,082 2,121 52.0 1,694 480 28.4 302 174 57.6 2,087 1,467 70.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,019 2,089 52.0 1,667 472 28.3 294 167 56.6 2,058 1,450 70.5
      Inside principal cities 2,593 1,478 57.0 939 302 32.1 197 122 61.7 1,457 1,055 72.4
      Outside principal cities 1,426 611 42.8 728 170 23.4 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 2,759 63.7 1,683 683 40.6 318 213 67.1 2,329 1,862 80.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,149 2,619 63.1 1,588 615 38.7 315 210 66.7 2,247 1,794 79.8
      Inside principal cities 2,735 1,878 68.7 864 358 41.5 265 195 73.8 1,607 1,324 82.4
      Outside principal cities 1,414 741 52.4 724 257 35.5 50 15 (B) 640 470 73.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 181 140 77.5 95 68 71.5 3 3 (B) 82 69 83.5
South 12,427 6,898 55.5 5,621 1,724 30.7 742 438 59.0 6,063 4,735 78.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,581 5,602 52.9 4,903 1,380 28.1 654 380 58.2 5,024 3,842 76.5
      Inside principal cities 4,849 3,020 62.3 1,807 566 31.3 331 198 59.9 2,712 2,256 83.2
      Outside principal cities 5,732 2,582 45.0 3,097 813 26.3 323 182 56.4 2,312 1,586 68.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,845 1,296 70.2 718 345 48.0 88 58 65.3 1,039 893 86.0
West 2,395 1,058 44.2 1,416 463 32.7 126 64 50.6 854 532 62.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,323 1,015 43.7 1,367 433 31.7 125 63 50.2 832 520 62.5
      Inside principal cities 1,252 591 47.2 691 235 34.1 40 29 (B) 521 327 62.8
      Outside principal cities 1,072 424 39.6 676 197 29.2 85 34 40.0 311 193 62.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 72 43 (B) 49 30 (B) 1 1 (B) 22 12 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
588 304 51.8 255 66 26.0 58 36 (B) 275 202 73.4
Middle Atlantic 3,494 1,817 52.0 1,439 414 28.8 243 138 56.6 1,812 1,265 69.8
East North Central 3,533 2,323 65.8 1,261 521 41.3 279 187 67.0 1,992 1,615 81.1
West North Central 797 436 54.7 422 162 38.4 39 26 (B) 337 248 73.5
South Atlantic 7,357 3,743 50.9 3,342 883 26.4 438 250 57.0 3,576 2,610 73.0
East South Central 2,035 1,338 65.7 847 317 37.4 139 103 74.4 1,049 918 87.4
West South Central 3,034 1,817 59.9 1,432 525 36.7 165 85 51.3 1,438 1,207 84.0
Mountain 559 263 47.1 348 124 35.5 17 7 (B) 194 133 68.4
Pacific 1,836 795 43.3 1,067 339 31.8 109 57 52.0 660 399 60.5

Poverty Footnotes


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