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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 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6)

White A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families, total (10)
65,029 8,205 12.6 51,341 4,156 8.1 4,080 774 19.0 9,609 3,275 34.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
53,032 6,470 12.2 41,627 3,272 7.9 3,394 605 17.8 8,011 2,593 32.4
      Inside principal cities 17,071 2,911 17.1 12,545 1,423 11.3 1,284 238 18.5 3,241 1,250 38.6
      Outside principal cities 35,961 3,559 9.9 29,082 1,849 6.4 2,109 367 17.4 4,770 1,343 28.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,997 1,735 14.5 9,714 884 9.1 686 169 24.6 1,597 682 42.7

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
11,686 1,184 10.1 9,087 530 5.8 716 98 13.7 1,882 556 29.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,200 1,020 10.0 7,894 456 5.8 626 83 13.2 1,680 481 28.6
      Inside principal cities 2,414 470 19.5 1,635 183 11.2 210 39 18.3 568 248 43.7
      Outside principal cities 7,786 549 7.1 6,259 273 4.4 415 44 10.6 1,112 233 20.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,486 165 11.1 1,193 75 6.2 90 15 16.9 202 75 37.1
Midwest 15,385 1,683 10.9 12,237 791 6.5 961 177 18.5 2,188 714 32.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 11,247 1,140 10.1 8,918 533 6.0 722 115 15.9 1,608 493 30.6
      Inside principal cities 3,243 461 14.2 2,416 210 8.7 239 42 17.4 587 209 35.6
      Outside principal cities 8,004 679 8.5 6,501 322 5.0 482 73 15.2 1,021 284 27.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,138 543 13.1 3,319 259 7.8 239 62 26.1 580 222 38.2
South 23,227 3,209 13.8 18,495 1,688 9.1 1,407 303 21.5 3,326 1,219 36.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,467 2,419 13.1 14,625 1,260 8.6 1,125 225 20.0 2,718 934 34.4
      Inside principal cities 5,815 1,016 17.5 4,334 516 11.9 401 77 19.2 1,080 423 39.2
      Outside principal cities 12,652 1,403 11.1 10,291 744 7.2 723 148 20.5 1,638 511 31.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,760 790 16.6 3,870 427 11.0 282 78 27.6 608 285 46.9
West 14,731 2,128 14.4 11,522 1,146 9.9 996 196 19.7 2,213 786 35.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 13,117 1,891 14.4 10,191 1,023 10.0 922 183 19.8 2,005 685 34.2
      Inside principal cities 5,599 964 17.2 4,160 513 12.3 433 81 18.6 1,007 370 36.8
      Outside principal cities 7,518 927 12.3 6,031 509 8.4 489 102 20.8 998 315 31.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,613 237 14.7 1,331 123 9.3 75 14 (B) 208 100 48.3

Division (31)
 
New England
3,360 321 9.6 2,620 132 5.0 196 24 12.3 543 165 30.4
Middle Atlantic 8,326 863 10.4 6,467 399 6.2 520 74 14.2 1,339 391 29.2
East North Central 10,514 1,153 11.0 8,278 524 6.3 690 122 17.7 1,546 507 32.8
West North Central 4,871 530 10.9 3,959 268 6.8 270 55 20.3 642 208 32.4
South Atlantic 11,759 1,338 11.4 9,497 715 7.5 673 123 18.2 1,589 500 31.5
East South Central 3,927 571 14.5 3,154 275 8.7 261 79 30.2 512 217 42.4
West South Central 7,540 1,300 17.2 5,843 697 11.9 472 101 21.4 1,226 502 41.0
Mountain 5,047 721 14.3 4,011 384 9.6 297 53 17.8 739 284 38.5
Pacific 9,683 1,407 14.5 7,511 762 10.2 699 143 20.5 1,474 501 34.0

Poverty Footnotes


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