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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)

Black A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families, total (10)
9,625 2,112 21.9 4,530 365 8.0 840 167 19.8 4,254 1,580 37.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
8,659 1,846 21.3 4,063 319 7.9 778 155 19.9 3,817 1,371 35.9
      Inside principal cities 4,731 1,223 25.8 1,939 177 9.1 451 102 22.7 2,341 943 40.3
      Outside principal cities 3,928 623 15.9 2,124 142 6.7 327 53 16.2 1,476 428 29.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 966 266 27.5 467 45 9.7 62 11 (B) 437 209 47.9

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,663 356 21.4 733 52 7.0 163 36 22.1 767 269 35.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,646 354 21.5 721 51 7.1 161 34 21.3 764 269 35.2
      Inside principal cities 1,077 277 25.7 418 38 9.0 107 26 24.0 553 214 38.7
      Outside principal cities 569 77 13.5 304 13 4.4 55 9 (B) 211 55 25.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16 2 (B) 12 1 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 0 (B)
Midwest 1,729 486 28.1 722 73 10.2 169 36 21.5 838 376 44.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,669 465 27.9 690 71 10.3 165 35 21.5 814 359 44.1
      Inside principal cities 1,082 353 32.6 393 51 13.0 123 30 24.8 566 271 48.0
      Outside principal cities 588 112 19.1 297 20 6.7 42 5 (B) 249 87 35.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 60 21 (B) 32 2 (B) 5 1 (B) 24 17 (B)
South 5,368 1,116 20.8 2,599 182 7.0 427 76 17.9 2,342 858 36.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,494 875 19.5 2,186 141 6.5 373 69 18.4 1,936 665 34.4
      Inside principal cities 2,100 501 23.9 892 62 6.9 181 35 19.1 1,027 405 39.4
      Outside principal cities 2,395 374 15.6 1,294 80 6.2 192 34 17.7 908 260 28.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 874 241 27.6 414 41 9.9 54 8 (B) 406 192 47.3
West 864 154 17.8 476 57 12.1 81 18 22.0 307 78 25.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 849 151 17.8 466 56 12.0 79 17 21.5 304 78 25.8
      Inside principal cities 473 92 19.4 236 27 11.4 41 12 (B) 196 53 27.1
      Outside principal cities 376 60 15.9 229 29 12.7 38 5 (B) 108 25 23.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 15 2 (B) 10 1 (B) 2 1 (B) 3 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
213 39 18.2 103 4 3.8 26 5 (B) 84 30 36.1
Middle Atlantic 1,449 317 21.9 629 48 7.6 137 31 22.9 683 238 34.9
East North Central 1,437 424 29.5 575 64 11.1 146 32 22.2 716 328 45.8
West North Central 292 62 21.1 147 10 6.7 23 4 (B) 122 48 39.2
South Atlantic 3,221 636 19.7 1,556 112 7.2 266 47 17.6 1,399 477 34.1
East South Central 910 206 22.6 442 22 5.1 67 13 (B) 400 171 42.7
West South Central 1,238 274 22.2 601 48 8.0 94 17 17.8 543 209 38.6
Mountain 186 31 16.5 121 7 5.7 13 4 (B) 52 20 (B)
Pacific 678 123 18.1 355 50 14.2 68 14 (B) 255 59 22.9

Poverty Footnotes


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