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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 alone (12)
 
Families, total (10)
3,494 455 13.0 2,829 330 11.6 233 36 15.5 432 89 20.6

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
3,406 434 12.7 2,766 320 11.6 223 33 14.8 417 81 19.5
      Inside principal cities 1,663 246 14.8 1,317 180 13.7 115 25 21.6 231 42 18.0
      Outside principal cities 1,743 188 10.8 1,448 140 9.6 109 8 7.5 186 40 21.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 88 21 23.4 63 10 (B) 10 3 (B) 15 8 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
773 130 16.9 648 112 17.2 41 5 (B) 85 14 16.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 763 130 17.0 638 111 17.4 41 5 (B) 84 13 15.7
      Inside principal cities 362 90 24.8 303 76 25.1 18 5 (B) 41 8 (B)
      Outside principal cities 402 40 10.0 335 35 10.5 23 0 (B) 44 5 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 10 1 (B) 9 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (B)
Midwest 382 54 14.1 314 31 9.8 28 5 (B) 40 18 (B)
  Inside metro statistical areas 366 49 13.5 305 30 9.7 23 4 (B) 38 16 (B)
      Inside principal cities 164 27 16.6 144 17 11.9 5 1 (B) 15 8 (B)
      Outside principal cities 202 22 11.0 161 12 7.7 19 2 (B) 22 7 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16 4 (B) 9 1 (B) 4 1 (B) 3 2 (B)
South 782 87 11.1 626 52 8.3 60 14 (B) 95 21 21.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 757 76 10.0 609 46 7.6 56 12 (B) 91 18 19.5
      Inside principal cities 294 31 10.7 239 17 7.1 23 6 (B) 33 8 (B)
      Outside principal cities 463 44 9.6 371 29 7.9 33 5 (B) 59 10 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 25 11 (B) 17 6 (B) 4 2 (B) 4 3 (B)
West 1,557 184 11.8 1,240 135 10.9 105 12 11.9 212 36 17.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,520 179 11.8 1,213 133 10.9 103 12 11.6 204 34 16.9
      Inside principal cities 844 98 11.7 632 70 11.1 69 12 (B) 143 17 11.6
      Outside principal cities 676 81 11.9 581 62 10.7 34 0 (B) 61 18 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 37 5 (B) 28 2 (B) 2 1 (B) 8 2 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
125 21 17.1 97 14 14.2 5 2 (B) 23 6 (B)
Middle Atlantic 648 109 16.8 551 98 17.7 36 4 (B) 62 8 (B)
East North Central 293 41 14.1 251 27 10.8 16 1 (B) 27 13 (B)
West North Central 89 12 13.9 63 4 (B) 12 3 (B) 13 5 (B)
South Atlantic 452 35 7.8 371 23 6.3 33 7 (B) 49 5 (B)
East South Central 42 7 (B) 29 5 (B) 3 0 (B) 10 2 (B)
West South Central 287 44 15.4 227 24 10.5 24 6 (B) 36 14 (B)
Mountain 145 23 15.7 108 16 14.5 16 3 (B) 21 4 (B)
Pacific 1,412 161 11.4 1,133 119 10.5 89 10 10.9 191 32 16.8

Poverty Footnotes


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