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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)

Asian A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families, total (10)
3,644 446 12.2 2,932 320 10.9 255 36 14.3 457 89 19.6

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
3,547 425 12.0 2,861 310 10.8 244 33 13.6 442 82 18.5
      Inside principal cities 1,738 246 14.2 1,372 178 13.0 122 25 20.5 244 43 17.7
      Outside principal cities 1,809 178 9.9 1,489 132 8.8 122 8 6.7 198 38 19.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 98 21 21.9 71 10 (B) 11 3 (B) 16 8 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
783 119 15.2 653 99 15.2 43 5 (B) 87 14 16.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 772 118 15.3 643 99 15.4 43 5 (B) 87 14 15.9
      Inside principal cities 365 83 22.7 304 69 22.8 18 5 (B) 43 8 (B)
      Outside principal cities 408 35 8.7 339 30 8.8 25 0 (B) 44 6 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 10 1 (B) 10 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (B)
Midwest 400 55 13.7 328 31 9.4 30 4 (B) 43 20 (B)
  Inside metro statistical areas 383 50 13.1 317 29 9.3 25 3 (B) 41 17 (B)
      Inside principal cities 173 27 15.9 149 16 11.1 6 1 (B) 18 10 (B)
      Outside principal cities 210 23 10.8 169 13 7.7 19 2 (B) 22 7 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 17 5 (B) 10 1 (B) 4 1 (B) 3 2 (B)
South 811 89 11.0 644 55 8.5 66 14 (B) 101 21 20.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 785 78 10.0 625 49 7.8 63 12 (B) 97 18 18.4
      Inside principal cities 306 34 11.1 251 19 7.8 23 6 (B) 33 8 (B)
      Outside principal cities 478 44 9.3 374 29 7.8 40 5 (B) 64 10 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 26 11 (B) 19 6 (B) 4 2 (B) 4 3 (B)
West 1,650 183 11.1 1,308 135 10.3 116 13 11.3 226 35 15.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,607 178 11.1 1,276 133 10.4 113 13 11.1 217 33 15.1
      Inside principal cities 894 102 11.4 668 73 10.9 75 12 16.3 151 17 11.2
      Outside principal cities 712 76 10.6 608 60 9.8 38 0 (B) 67 16 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 43 5 (B) 32 3 (B) 3 1 (B) 8 2 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
127 20 15.8 98 12 12.0 5 2 (B) 24 6 (B)
Middle Atlantic 656 99 15.1 555 88 15.8 38 4 (B) 64 8 (B)
East North Central 305 40 13.1 260 26 9.9 16 0 (B) 30 14 (B)
West North Central 95 15 15.6 68 5 (B) 14 4 (B) 13 5 (B)
South Atlantic 466 35 7.6 373 23 6.2 39 7 (B) 53 5 (B)
East South Central 48 9 (B) 35 8 (B) 3 0 (B) 10 2 (B)
West South Central 297 44 14.9 236 24 10.0 24 6 (B) 37 14 (B)
Mountain 158 22 14.1 119 15 12.8 17 3 (B) 23 4 (B)
Pacific 1,492 161 10.8 1,189 120 10.1 100 10 10.3 203 31 15.1

Poverty Footnotes


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