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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 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6)

All races (12)
 
Families, total (10)
78,874 11,164 14.2 59,137 4,790 8.1 5,255 1,033 19.7 14,482 5,341 36.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
65,552 9,055 13.8 48,737 3,863 7.9 4,470 843 18.9 12,345 4,349 35.2
      Inside principal cities 23,673 4,625 19.5 15,918 1,782 11.2 1,894 397 20.9 5,861 2,447 41.7
      Outside principal cities 41,879 4,430 10.6 32,820 2,081 6.3 2,575 447 17.4 6,484 1,903 29.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,322 2,108 15.8 10,399 928 8.9 786 189 24.1 2,137 991 46.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
14,125 1,673 11.8 10,465 664 6.3 921 140 15.2 2,740 868 31.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 12,612 1,511 12.0 9,250 592 6.4 829 125 15.0 2,534 795 31.4
      Inside principal cities 3,851 872 22.7 2,352 299 12.7 335 72 21.6 1,164 501 43.1
      Outside principal cities 8,761 639 7.3 6,898 293 4.2 494 52 10.6 1,370 294 21.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,513 161 10.7 1,215 73 6.0 92 16 16.8 206 73 35.5
Midwest 17,561 2,220 12.6 13,307 846 6.4 1,169 223 19.0 3,085 1,152 37.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 13,301 1,673 12.6 9,929 604 6.1 914 161 17.6 2,458 909 37.0
      Inside principal cities 4,499 867 19.3 2,961 267 9.0 371 81 21.7 1,167 519 44.5
      Outside principal cities 8,802 807 9.2 6,967 337 4.8 544 80 14.7 1,291 390 30.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,260 547 12.8 3,378 242 7.2 255 62 24.3 626 243 38.8
South 29,563 4,728 16.0 21,848 1,939 8.9 1,911 428 22.4 5,804 2,360 40.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 23,804 3,618 15.2 17,487 1,472 8.4 1,557 334 21.5 4,760 1,812 38.1
      Inside principal cities 8,236 1,709 20.8 5,485 614 11.2 607 132 21.7 2,144 963 44.9
      Outside principal cities 15,568 1,909 12.3 12,002 857 7.1 950 202 21.3 2,616 849 32.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,759 1,110 19.3 4,361 468 10.7 354 94 26.5 1,043 548 52.5
West 17,625 2,543 14.4 13,517 1,341 9.9 1,254 242 19.3 2,854 960 33.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,835 2,253 14.2 12,072 1,195 9.9 1,170 224 19.1 2,593 834 32.2
      Inside principal cities 7,087 1,177 16.6 5,119 602 11.8 582 112 19.2 1,386 464 33.5
      Outside principal cities 8,747 1,075 12.3 6,952 593 8.5 588 112 19.1 1,207 370 30.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,790 290 16.2 1,445 146 10.1 84 18 21.2 261 127 48.5

Division (31)
 
New England
3,704 377 10.2 2,823 143 5.1 227 34 15.0 655 200 30.5
Middle Atlantic 10,421 1,296 12.4 7,642 521 6.8 694 106 15.3 2,085 668 32.0
East North Central 12,268 1,627 13.3 9,118 590 6.5 856 158 18.5 2,294 879 38.3
West North Central 5,293 593 11.2 4,189 256 6.1 314 64 20.6 790 273 34.6
South Atlantic 15,521 2,186 14.1 11,479 865 7.5 980 195 19.9 3,061 1,125 36.7
East South Central 4,883 840 17.2 3,628 305 8.4 330 102 31.0 924 433 46.8
West South Central 9,159 1,702 18.6 6,740 769 11.4 601 130 21.7 1,818 803 44.1
Mountain 5,570 815 14.6 4,359 418 9.6 348 64 18.3 863 333 38.5
Pacific 12,055 1,728 14.3 9,158 922 10.1 906 178 19.7 1,991 628 31.5

Poverty Footnotes


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