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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)

Hispanic (of any race) (12)
 
Families, total (10)
10,503 3,791 36.1 6,911 2,049 29.7 1,021 303 29.7 2,571 1,439 56.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
9,757 3,485 35.7 6,390 1,870 29.3 959 282 29.4 2,408 1,333 55.3
      Inside principal cities 5,014 1,979 39.5 3,055 993 32.5 539 166 30.8 1,419 820 57.8
      Outside principal cities 4,743 1,506 31.8 3,334 877 26.3 420 116 27.6 989 513 51.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 746 306 41.1 521 179 34.4 62 21 (B) 163 106 65.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,495 558 37.3 776 172 22.2 171 52 30.6 548 334 61.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,472 546 37.1 761 166 21.8 168 51 30.3 542 330 60.8
      Inside principal cities 866 373 43.0 395 103 25.9 101 35 34.9 369 235 63.6
      Outside principal cities 606 174 28.7 366 63 17.3 68 16 (B) 173 95 54.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 23 12 (B) 15 6 (B) 3 1 (B) 6 4 (B)
Midwest 844 327 38.8 562 191 34.0 95 25 26.5 187 111 59.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 735 282 38.3 487 167 34.3 85 20 23.6 164 95 58.0
      Inside principal cities 382 149 39.1 227 84 37.1 58 13 (B) 97 53 54.4
      Outside principal cities 353 132 37.4 260 83 31.8 27 7 (B) 67 42 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 109 45 41.9 75 25 32.5 10 5 (B) 23 16 (B)
South 3,954 1,384 35.0 2,696 793 29.4 358 97 27.1 900 494 54.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,604 1,236 34.3 2,457 704 28.6 321 84 26.3 826 447 54.2
      Inside principal cities 1,769 696 39.4 1,137 374 32.9 172 47 27.3 459 275 59.9
      Outside principal cities 1,835 539 29.4 1,320 329 25.0 148 37 25.2 367 172 47.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 351 148 42.3 239 90 37.4 37 13 (B) 74 46 (B)
West 4,210 1,522 36.2 2,876 893 31.0 398 129 32.4 936 501 53.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,946 1,421 36.0 2,685 834 31.1 385 127 32.9 876 460 52.6
      Inside principal cities 1,998 761 38.1 1,296 432 33.3 208 71 34.3 494 257 52.1
      Outside principal cities 1,948 661 33.9 1,389 402 28.9 177 55 31.3 382 203 53.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 264 101 38.2 192 59 30.6 12 2 (B) 60 40 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
253 123 48.8 113 30 26.7 25 8 (B) 116 85 73.7
Middle Atlantic 1,241 435 35.0 663 142 21.4 146 44 30.3 432 248 57.5
East North Central 653 246 37.7 438 150 34.2 78 21 26.7 137 76 55.2
West North Central 190 81 42.4 124 42 33.4 17 4 (B) 50 35 (B)
South Atlantic 1,431 412 28.8 1,007 242 24.0 124 37 29.9 300 133 44.2
East South Central 111 46 41.0 67 23 (B) 26 7 (B) 18 15 (B)
West South Central 2,412 926 38.4 1,622 528 32.6 207 52 25.3 582 346 59.4
Mountain 1,100 446 40.6 741 243 32.7 92 32 34.4 266 172 64.6
Pacific 3,110 1,076 34.6 2,135 650 30.4 306 97 31.8 670 329 49.1

Poverty Footnotes


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