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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)

Asian A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families, total (10)
3,644 475 13.0 2,932 344 11.7 255 39 15.2 457 93 20.3

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
3,547 454 12.8 2,861 333 11.6 244 35 14.5 442 85 19.3
      Inside principal cities 1,738 261 15.0 1,372 190 13.9 122 26 21.7 244 44 17.9
      Outside principal cities 1,809 193 10.7 1,489 143 9.6 122 9 7.4 198 41 20.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 98 21 21.9 71 10 (B) 11 3 (B) 16 8 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
783 131 16.7 653 112 17.1 43 5 (B) 87 14 16.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 772 131 16.9 643 111 17.3 43 5 (B) 87 14 15.9
      Inside principal cities 365 90 24.6 304 76 25.0 18 5 (B) 43 8 (B)
      Outside principal cities 408 41 10.0 339 35 10.4 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 60 14.9 328 34 10.2 30 7 (B) 43 20 (B)
  Inside metro statistical areas 383 55 14.3 317 32 10.1 25 6 (B) 41 17 (B)
      Inside principal cities 173 31 17.7 149 18 12.3 6 2 (B) 18 10 (B)
      Outside principal cities 210 24 11.6 169 14 8.2 19 3 (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 7.9 40 5 (B) 64 10 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 26 11 (B) 19 6 (B) 4 2 (B) 4 3 (B)
West 1,650 195 11.8 1,308 144 11.0 116 13 11.3 226 38 17.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,607 190 11.8 1,276 141 11.0 113 13 11.1 217 36 16.7
      Inside principal cities 894 106 11.9 668 77 11.5 75 12 16.3 151 17 11.5
      Outside principal cities 712 83 11.7 608 64 10.6 38 0 (B) 67 19 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 43 5 (B) 32 3 (B) 3 1 (B) 8 2 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
127 22 17.4 98 14 14.1 5 2 (B) 24 6 (B)
Middle Atlantic 656 109 16.6 555 98 17.6 38 4 (B) 64 8 (B)
East North Central 305 44 14.4 260 28 10.8 16 1 (B) 30 14 (B)
West North Central 95 16 16.4 68 5 (B) 14 5 (B) 13 5 (B)
South Atlantic 466 35 7.6 373 23 6.3 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 23 14.4 119 16 13.2 17 3 (B) 23 4 (B)
Pacific 1,492 172 11.6 1,189 128 10.8 100 10 10.3 203 34 16.8

Poverty Footnotes


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