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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)

Asian A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families, total (10)
3,644 356 9.8 2,932 254 8.7 255 26 10.1 457 76 16.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
3,547 340 9.6 2,861 246 8.6 244 25 10.2 442 70 15.8
      Inside principal cities 1,738 194 11.2 1,372 135 9.8 122 21 17.6 244 37 15.3
      Outside principal cities 1,809 146 8.1 1,489 111 7.4 122 3 2.7 198 33 16.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 98 15 15.6 71 9 (B) 11 1 (B) 16 6 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
783 93 11.9 653 75 11.4 43 5 (B) 87 14 15.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 772 93 12.1 643 74 11.5 43 5 (B) 87 14 15.6
      Inside principal cities 365 68 18.5 304 54 17.7 18 5 (B) 43 8 (B)
      Outside principal cities 408 26 6.3 339 20 6.0 25 0 (B) 44 5 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 10 0 (B) 10 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (B)
Midwest 400 42 10.5 328 23 7.1 30 3 (B) 43 16 (B)
  Inside metro statistical areas 383 40 10.3 317 23 7.3 25 2 (B) 41 14 (B)
      Inside principal cities 173 25 14.5 149 15 10.0 6 1 (B) 18 9 (B)
      Outside principal cities 210 15 6.9 169 8 4.8 19 1 (B) 22 5 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 17 3 (B) 10 0 (B) 4 1 (B) 3 2 (B)
South 811 71 8.7 644 43 6.7 66 7 (B) 101 21 20.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 785 62 7.9 625 38 6.0 63 7 (B) 97 18 18.4
      Inside principal cities 306 26 8.5 251 13 5.2 23 5 (B) 33 8 (B)
      Outside principal cities 478 36 7.5 374 25 6.6 40 2 (B) 64 10 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 26 9 (B) 19 6 (B) 4 0 (B) 4 3 (B)
West 1,650 149 9.0 1,308 113 8.7 116 10 8.9 226 25 11.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,607 146 9.1 1,276 111 8.7 113 10 9.1 217 25 11.3
      Inside principal cities 894 75 8.4 668 53 8.0 75 10 13.4 151 12 7.9
      Outside principal cities 712 70 9.9 608 57 9.4 38 0 (B) 67 13 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 43 3 (B) 32 2 (B) 3 0 (B) 8 1 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
127 19 15.2 98 12 11.8 5 2 (B) 24 6 (B)
Middle Atlantic 656 74 11.3 555 63 11.3 38 4 (B) 64 8 (B)
East North Central 305 32 10.5 260 20 7.8 16 0 (B) 30 12 (B)
West North Central 95 10 10.6 68 3 (B) 14 3 (B) 13 4 (B)
South Atlantic 466 27 5.7 373 18 4.9 39 3 (B) 53 5 (B)
East South Central 48 7 (B) 35 5 (B) 3 0 (B) 10 2 (B)
West South Central 297 37 12.6 236 20 8.5 24 3 (B) 37 14 (B)
Mountain 158 20 12.8 119 13 11.1 17 3 (B) 23 4 (B)
Pacific 1,492 129 8.6 1,189 100 8.4 100 8 7.6 203 21 10.5

Poverty Footnotes


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