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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)

White A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families, total (10)
65,029 5,541 8.5 51,341 2,594 5.1 4,080 510 12.5 9,609 2,436 25.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
53,032 4,385 8.3 41,627 2,060 4.9 3,394 397 11.7 8,011 1,928 24.1
      Inside principal cities 17,071 2,017 11.8 12,545 917 7.3 1,284 163 12.7 3,241 937 28.9
      Outside principal cities 35,961 2,368 6.6 29,082 1,143 3.9 2,109 234 11.1 4,770 991 20.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,997 1,156 9.6 9,714 534 5.5 686 114 16.6 1,597 508 31.8

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
11,686 823 7.0 9,087 325 3.6 716 70 9.8 1,882 427 22.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,200 706 6.9 7,894 278 3.5 626 60 9.6 1,680 367 21.9
      Inside principal cities 2,414 345 14.3 1,635 121 7.4 210 33 15.7 568 191 33.6
      Outside principal cities 7,786 361 4.6 6,259 158 2.5 415 27 6.5 1,112 176 15.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,486 117 7.9 1,193 47 3.9 90 10 11.5 202 60 29.6
Midwest 15,385 1,141 7.4 12,237 482 3.9 961 119 12.4 2,188 539 24.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 11,247 790 7.0 8,918 335 3.8 722 75 10.4 1,608 380 23.6
      Inside principal cities 3,243 326 10.0 2,416 135 5.6 239 26 11.0 587 164 27.9
      Outside principal cities 8,004 465 5.8 6,501 199 3.1 482 49 10.2 1,021 216 21.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,138 350 8.5 3,319 147 4.4 239 44 18.4 580 159 27.4
South 23,227 2,131 9.2 18,495 1,058 5.7 1,407 195 13.9 3,326 878 26.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,467 1,596 8.6 14,625 787 5.4 1,125 142 12.6 2,718 667 24.5
      Inside principal cities 5,815 675 11.6 4,334 323 7.4 401 52 12.9 1,080 300 27.8
      Outside principal cities 12,652 921 7.3 10,291 464 4.5 723 90 12.4 1,638 367 22.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,760 534 11.2 3,870 270 7.0 282 54 19.0 608 211 34.7
West 14,731 1,447 9.8 11,522 729 6.3 996 126 12.6 2,213 592 26.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 13,117 1,293 9.9 10,191 660 6.5 922 120 13.0 2,005 514 25.6
      Inside principal cities 5,599 672 12.0 4,160 338 8.1 433 52 12.0 1,007 282 28.0
      Outside principal cities 7,518 621 8.3 6,031 322 5.3 489 68 13.9 998 231 23.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,613 154 9.5 1,331 70 5.2 75 6 (B) 208 78 37.8

Division (31)
 
New England
3,360 238 7.1 2,620 88 3.4 196 18 9.1 543 132 24.3
Middle Atlantic 8,326 585 7.0 6,467 237 3.7 520 52 10.1 1,339 295 22.0
East North Central 10,514 791 7.5 8,278 323 3.9 690 79 11.4 1,546 389 25.2
West North Central 4,871 349 7.2 3,959 159 4.0 270 40 14.9 642 150 23.4
South Atlantic 11,759 869 7.4 9,497 438 4.6 673 86 12.8 1,589 345 21.7
East South Central 3,927 389 9.9 3,154 174 5.5 261 54 20.6 512 161 31.5
West South Central 7,540 872 11.6 5,843 446 7.6 472 55 11.7 1,226 372 30.3
Mountain 5,047 493 9.8 4,011 228 5.7 297 39 13.1 739 225 30.5
Pacific 9,683 955 9.9 7,511 501 6.7 699 87 12.4 1,474 367 24.9

Poverty Footnotes


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