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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)

Hispanic (of any race) (12)
 
Families, total (10)
10,503 3,092 29.4 6,911 1,594 23.1 1,021 235 23.0 2,571 1,263 49.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
9,757 2,829 29.0 6,390 1,444 22.6 959 218 22.7 2,408 1,167 48.5
      Inside principal cities 5,014 1,620 32.3 3,055 768 25.1 539 118 21.9 1,419 733 51.7
      Outside principal cities 4,743 1,209 25.5 3,334 676 20.3 420 100 23.8 989 433 43.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 746 263 35.3 521 150 28.8 62 17 (B) 163 97 59.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,495 458 30.7 776 123 15.9 171 44 25.8 548 291 53.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,472 447 30.3 761 117 15.4 168 43 25.4 542 287 53.0
      Inside principal cities 866 308 35.6 395 71 17.9 101 28 28.1 369 209 56.6
      Outside principal cities 606 139 22.9 366 46 12.6 68 14 (B) 173 78 45.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 23 12 (B) 15 6 (B) 3 1 (B) 6 4 (B)
Midwest 844 258 30.6 562 149 26.5 95 17 18.4 187 92 49.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 735 218 29.6 487 128 26.4 85 12 14.5 164 77 47.1
      Inside principal cities 382 120 31.4 227 65 28.8 58 8 (B) 97 46 47.5
      Outside principal cities 353 98 27.7 260 63 24.2 27 4 (B) 67 31 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 109 40 37.0 75 21 27.4 10 5 (B) 23 14 (B)
South 3,954 1,137 28.8 2,696 623 23.1 358 73 20.4 900 442 49.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,604 1,018 28.3 2,457 553 22.5 321 63 19.7 826 402 48.6
      Inside principal cities 1,769 569 32.2 1,137 298 26.2 172 28 16.5 459 242 52.8
      Outside principal cities 1,835 450 24.5 1,320 256 19.4 148 35 23.5 367 159 43.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 351 119 34.0 239 70 29.1 37 10 (B) 74 40 (B)
West 4,210 1,238 29.4 2,876 699 24.3 398 100 25.2 936 439 46.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,946 1,146 29.0 2,685 646 24.0 385 100 25.9 876 401 45.8
      Inside principal cities 1,998 623 31.2 1,296 334 25.8 208 53 25.4 494 236 47.8
      Outside principal cities 1,948 523 26.8 1,389 311 22.4 177 47 26.4 382 165 43.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 264 92 35.0 192 54 27.9 12 1 (B) 60 38 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
253 105 41.5 113 24 21.5 25 6 (B) 116 75 64.7
Middle Atlantic 1,241 353 28.4 663 99 14.9 146 38 26.0 432 216 50.0
East North Central 653 192 29.4 438 116 26.6 78 14 17.9 137 62 44.8
West North Central 190 66 34.6 124 32 26.2 17 3 (B) 50 30 (B)
South Atlantic 1,431 324 22.6 1,007 180 17.8 124 26 21.0 300 118 39.3
East South Central 111 41 36.9 67 21 (B) 26 6 (B) 18 14 (B)
West South Central 2,412 773 32.0 1,622 422 26.0 207 41 19.7 582 310 53.2
Mountain 1,100 362 32.9 741 192 25.9 92 20 21.5 266 150 56.4
Pacific 3,110 877 28.2 2,135 507 23.8 306 80 26.3 670 289 43.2

Poverty Footnotes


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