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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)

Hispanic (of any race) (12)
 
Families, total (10)
10,503 2,239 21.3 6,911 1,078 15.6 1,021 154 15.1 2,571 1,007 39.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
9,757 2,061 21.1 6,390 989 15.5 959 142 14.8 2,408 930 38.6
      Inside principal cities 5,014 1,211 24.2 3,055 545 17.8 539 82 15.3 1,419 584 41.1
      Outside principal cities 4,743 850 17.9 3,334 444 13.3 420 60 14.2 989 347 35.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 746 177 23.8 521 89 17.0 62 12 (B) 163 77 47.1

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,495 360 24.1 776 87 11.2 171 34 19.9 548 239 43.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,472 351 23.8 761 83 10.9 168 33 19.4 542 235 43.4
      Inside principal cities 866 244 28.2 395 52 13.2 101 24 23.3 369 168 45.5
      Outside principal cities 606 107 17.6 366 31 8.4 68 9 (B) 173 67 38.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 23 9 (B) 15 4 (B) 3 1 (B) 6 4 (B)
Midwest 844 192 22.7 562 102 18.1 95 9 9.8 187 81 43.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 735 163 22.2 487 90 18.4 85 6 7.2 164 67 41.0
      Inside principal cities 382 95 24.8 227 52 23.0 58 4 (B) 97 39 39.9
      Outside principal cities 353 68 19.4 260 38 14.5 27 2 (B) 67 28 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 109 29 26.4 75 12 16.0 10 3 (B) 23 13 (B)
South 3,954 784 19.8 2,696 415 15.4 358 43 12.1 900 326 36.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,604 707 19.6 2,457 372 15.2 321 36 11.4 826 298 36.1
      Inside principal cities 1,769 411 23.3 1,137 204 17.9 172 20 11.6 459 187 40.8
      Outside principal cities 1,835 295 16.1 1,320 168 12.8 148 16 11.1 367 110 30.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 351 78 22.2 239 42 17.7 37 7 (B) 74 29 (B)
West 4,210 902 21.4 2,876 474 16.5 398 67 17.0 936 361 38.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,946 841 21.3 2,685 444 16.5 385 67 17.3 876 330 37.7
      Inside principal cities 1,998 461 23.1 1,296 237 18.3 208 35 16.8 494 189 38.3
      Outside principal cities 1,948 379 19.5 1,389 207 14.9 177 32 17.9 382 141 36.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 264 62 23.4 192 30 15.7 12 1 (B) 60 31 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
253 89 35.0 113 18 16.3 25 5 (B) 116 66 56.7
Middle Atlantic 1,241 271 21.9 663 69 10.3 146 29 20.0 432 174 40.2
East North Central 653 145 22.1 438 80 18.2 78 8 9.7 137 57 41.7
West North Central 190 47 24.8 124 22 17.8 17 2 (B) 50 23 (B)
South Atlantic 1,431 209 14.6 1,007 117 11.7 124 16 13.1 300 75 25.1
East South Central 111 32 28.6 67 14 (B) 26 4 (B) 18 14 (B)
West South Central 2,412 544 22.5 1,622 283 17.5 207 23 11.3 582 237 40.7
Mountain 1,100 260 23.6 741 123 16.6 92 14 15.0 266 123 46.2
Pacific 3,110 643 20.7 2,135 351 16.5 306 54 17.5 670 238 35.5

Poverty Footnotes


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