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POV44: Region, Division and Type of Residence -- Poverty Status for Families 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)

  Families (total) (10) Married-couple families (11) Families with a male householder, no wife present Families with a female householder, no husband present
All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6)

All races (12)
 
Families, total (10)
78,874 8,147 10.3 59,137 3,261 5.5 5,255 723 13.8 14,482 4,163 28.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
65,552 6,629 10.1 48,737 2,652 5.4 4,470 590 13.2 12,345 3,388 27.4
      Inside principal cities 23,673 3,458 14.6 15,918 1,241 7.8 1,894 293 15.5 5,861 1,924 32.8
      Outside principal cities 41,879 3,171 7.6 32,820 1,411 4.3 2,575 297 11.5 6,484 1,464 22.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,322 1,518 11.4 10,399 610 5.9 786 133 16.9 2,137 775 36.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
14,125 1,265 9.0 10,465 451 4.3 921 108 11.7 2,740 706 25.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 12,612 1,145 9.1 9,250 403 4.4 829 96 11.6 2,534 646 25.5
      Inside principal cities 3,851 683 17.7 2,352 212 9.0 335 60 18.0 1,164 411 35.3
      Outside principal cities 8,761 462 5.3 6,898 191 2.8 494 36 7.2 1,370 235 17.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,513 120 7.9 1,215 48 4.0 92 12 13.1 206 60 29.2
Midwest 17,561 1,679 9.6 13,307 579 4.3 1,169 160 13.7 3,085 940 30.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 13,301 1,288 9.7 9,929 425 4.3 914 112 12.3 2,458 751 30.5
      Inside principal cities 4,499 696 15.5 2,961 200 6.8 371 57 15.3 1,167 439 37.6
      Outside principal cities 8,802 592 6.7 6,967 225 3.2 544 55 10.2 1,291 312 24.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,260 391 9.2 3,378 154 4.5 255 48 18.9 626 189 30.2
South 29,563 3,342 11.3 21,848 1,287 5.9 1,911 282 14.7 5,804 1,773 30.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 23,804 2,539 10.7 17,487 969 5.5 1,557 218 14.0 4,760 1,352 28.4
      Inside principal cities 8,236 1,206 14.6 5,485 399 7.3 607 92 15.1 2,144 715 33.4
      Outside principal cities 15,568 1,333 8.6 12,002 570 4.7 950 127 13.3 2,616 636 24.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,759 802 13.9 4,361 318 7.3 354 63 17.8 1,043 421 40.4
West 17,625 1,862 10.6 13,517 944 7.0 1,254 173 13.8 2,854 745 26.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,835 1,657 10.5 12,072 854 7.1 1,170 164 14.0 2,593 639 24.7
      Inside principal cities 7,087 873 12.3 5,119 430 8.4 582 85 14.5 1,386 358 25.8
      Outside principal cities 8,747 785 9.0 6,952 424 6.1 588 79 13.4 1,207 281 23.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,790 204 11.4 1,445 90 6.2 84 9 11.2 261 105 40.3

Division (31)
 
New England
3,704 297 8.0 2,823 103 3.7 227 25 11.0 655 169 25.8
Middle Atlantic 10,421 968 9.3 7,642 348 4.6 694 83 12.0 2,085 537 25.7
East North Central 12,268 1,247 10.2 9,118 405 4.4 856 111 13.0 2,294 730 31.8
West North Central 5,293 432 8.2 4,189 173 4.1 314 49 15.5 790 210 26.6
South Atlantic 15,521 1,547 10.0 11,479 573 5.0 980 137 13.9 3,061 837 27.3
East South Central 4,883 601 12.3 3,628 200 5.5 330 67 20.3 924 334 36.1
West South Central 9,159 1,194 13.0 6,740 514 7.6 601 78 13.0 1,818 602 33.1
Mountain 5,570 597 10.7 4,359 274 6.3 348 52 14.9 863 271 31.4
Pacific 12,055 1,265 10.5 9,158 670 7.3 906 121 13.4 1,991 473 23.8

Poverty Footnotes


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