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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 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)

Asian A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families, total (10)
3,644 578 15.9 2,932 410 14.0 255 47 18.6 457 120 26.3

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
3,547 553 15.6 2,861 397 13.9 244 44 18.1 442 113 25.5
      Inside principal cities 1,738 317 18.2 1,372 225 16.4 122 32 26.1 244 61 24.9
      Outside principal cities 1,809 236 13.1 1,489 172 11.6 122 12 10.1 198 52 26.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 98 24 24.8 71 13 (B) 11 3 (B) 16 8 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
783 139 17.8 653 117 18.0 43 5 (B) 87 16 18.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 772 139 17.9 643 117 18.2 43 5 (B) 87 16 18.5
      Inside principal cities 365 94 25.6 304 80 26.3 18 5 (B) 43 8 (B)
      Outside principal cities 408 45 11.1 339 37 11.0 25 0 (B) 44 8 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 10 1 (B) 10 0 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (B)
Midwest 400 65 16.3 328 39 12.0 30 7 (B) 43 20 (B)
  Inside metro statistical areas 383 61 15.9 317 38 11.9 25 6 (B) 41 17 (B)
      Inside principal cities 173 34 19.9 149 22 14.8 6 2 (B) 18 10 (B)
      Outside principal cities 210 26 12.5 169 16 9.4 19 3 (B) 22 7 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 17 5 (B) 10 1 (B) 4 1 (B) 3 2 (B)
South 811 121 14.9 644 77 11.9 66 18 (B) 101 26 25.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 785 108 13.8 625 68 10.9 63 17 (B) 97 23 23.7
      Inside principal cities 306 47 15.2 251 30 11.8 23 8 (B) 33 9 (B)
      Outside principal cities 478 61 12.8 374 39 10.4 40 9 (B) 64 14 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 26 13 (B) 19 8 (B) 4 2 (B) 4 3 (B)
West 1,650 252 15.3 1,308 177 13.5 116 17 14.7 226 58 25.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,607 246 15.3 1,276 173 13.6 113 17 14.6 217 56 25.9
      Inside principal cities 894 143 15.9 668 93 13.9 75 16 21.6 151 33 22.0
      Outside principal cities 712 104 14.5 608 80 13.2 38 0 (B) 67 23 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 43 6 (B) 32 3 (B) 3 1 (B) 8 2 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
127 22 17.6 98 14 14.1 5 2 (B) 24 7 (B)
Middle Atlantic 656 117 17.8 555 104 18.7 38 4 (B) 64 10 (B)
East North Central 305 48 15.8 260 33 12.5 16 1 (B) 30 14 (B)
West North Central 95 17 17.9 68 7 (B) 14 5 (B) 13 5 (B)
South Atlantic 466 50 10.7 373 32 8.7 39 9 (B) 53 8 (B)
East South Central 48 13 (B) 35 8 (B) 3 3 (B) 10 2 (B)
West South Central 297 59 19.7 236 36 15.4 24 6 (B) 37 16 (B)
Mountain 158 26 16.7 119 19 15.6 17 4 (B) 23 4 (B)
Pacific 1,492 226 15.1 1,189 158 13.3 100 13 13.4 203 54 26.6

Poverty Footnotes


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