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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 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6)

White A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families, total (10)
65,029 12,913 19.9 51,341 7,308 14.2 4,080 1,213 29.7 9,609 4,392 45.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
53,032 10,086 19.0 41,627 5,654 13.6 3,394 954 28.1 8,011 3,478 43.4
      Inside principal cities 17,071 4,337 25.4 12,545 2,309 18.4 1,284 404 31.5 3,241 1,624 50.1
      Outside principal cities 35,961 5,749 16.0 29,082 3,345 11.5 2,109 549 26.0 4,770 1,855 38.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,997 2,827 23.6 9,714 1,654 17.0 686 260 37.9 1,597 913 57.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
11,686 1,858 15.9 9,087 940 10.3 716 166 23.2 1,882 752 40.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,200 1,595 15.6 7,894 807 10.2 626 138 22.0 1,680 650 38.7
      Inside principal cities 2,414 660 27.4 1,635 289 17.7 210 59 27.9 568 312 55.0
      Outside principal cities 7,786 935 12.0 6,259 518 8.3 415 79 19.1 1,112 337 30.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,486 263 17.7 1,193 132 11.1 90 28 31.0 202 103 50.9
Midwest 15,385 2,713 17.6 12,237 1,412 11.5 961 277 28.8 2,188 1,025 46.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 11,247 1,816 16.1 8,918 922 10.3 722 186 25.7 1,608 708 44.0
      Inside principal cities 3,243 694 21.4 2,416 341 14.1 239 70 29.3 587 283 48.3
      Outside principal cities 8,004 1,122 14.0 6,501 582 8.9 482 115 23.9 1,021 425 41.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,138 897 21.7 3,319 490 14.7 239 91 38.2 580 316 54.6
South 23,227 5,145 22.2 18,495 3,073 16.6 1,407 487 34.6 3,326 1,585 47.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,467 3,855 20.9 14,625 2,272 15.5 1,125 366 32.6 2,718 1,217 44.8
      Inside principal cities 5,815 1,549 26.6 4,334 853 19.7 401 151 37.5 1,080 545 50.4
      Outside principal cities 12,652 2,306 18.2 10,291 1,419 13.8 723 216 29.8 1,638 672 41.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,760 1,290 27.1 3,870 801 20.7 282 120 42.7 608 368 60.6
West 14,731 3,197 21.7 11,522 1,883 16.3 996 284 28.5 2,213 1,029 46.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 13,117 2,820 21.5 10,191 1,653 16.2 922 264 28.6 2,005 904 45.1
      Inside principal cities 5,599 1,434 25.6 4,160 826 19.8 433 125 28.9 1,007 483 48.0
      Outside principal cities 7,518 1,386 18.4 6,031 827 13.7 489 139 28.4 998 420 42.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,613 376 23.3 1,331 231 17.3 75 20 (B) 208 126 60.5

Division (31)
 
New England
3,360 507 15.1 2,620 233 8.9 196 46 23.7 543 227 41.8
Middle Atlantic 8,326 1,351 16.2 6,467 707 10.9 520 119 23.0 1,339 525 39.2
East North Central 10,514 1,882 17.9 8,278 946 11.4 690 202 29.3 1,546 734 47.5
West North Central 4,871 832 17.1 3,959 466 11.8 270 75 27.7 642 291 45.3
South Atlantic 11,759 2,222 18.9 9,497 1,352 14.2 673 200 29.7 1,589 670 42.2
East South Central 3,927 949 24.2 3,154 536 17.0 261 120 45.9 512 293 57.3
West South Central 7,540 1,974 26.2 5,843 1,185 20.3 472 167 35.3 1,226 622 50.8
Mountain 5,047 1,060 21.0 4,011 621 15.5 297 81 27.3 739 358 48.5
Pacific 9,683 2,137 22.1 7,511 1,263 16.8 699 203 29.0 1,474 671 45.5

Poverty Footnotes


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