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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)

Black A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families, total (10)
9,625 3,889 40.4 4,530 930 20.5 840 359 42.7 4,254 2,600 61.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
8,659 3,391 39.2 4,063 792 19.5 778 323 41.6 3,817 2,275 59.6
      Inside principal cities 4,731 2,153 45.5 1,939 432 22.3 451 208 46.2 2,341 1,513 64.6
      Outside principal cities 3,928 1,238 31.5 2,124 361 17.0 327 115 35.2 1,476 763 51.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 966 498 51.6 467 138 29.5 62 36 (B) 437 325 74.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,663 626 37.7 733 123 16.7 163 62 38.2 767 441 57.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,646 621 37.7 721 121 16.8 161 61 37.6 764 439 57.5
      Inside principal cities 1,077 469 43.5 418 85 20.4 107 46 42.9 553 338 61.1
      Outside principal cities 569 153 26.8 304 36 11.9 55 15 (B) 211 102 48.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16 5 (B) 12 1 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 2 (B)
Midwest 1,729 764 44.2 722 167 23.1 169 68 40.3 838 529 63.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,669 729 43.7 690 152 22.0 165 67 40.8 814 510 62.6
      Inside principal cities 1,082 543 50.2 393 105 26.6 123 59 48.0 566 380 67.1
      Outside principal cities 588 186 31.6 297 47 16.0 42 8 (B) 249 130 52.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 60 35 (B) 32 15 (B) 5 1 (B) 24 19 (B)
South 5,368 2,190 40.8 2,599 526 20.2 427 192 44.9 2,342 1,473 62.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,494 1,738 38.7 2,186 408 18.7 373 160 43.0 1,936 1,169 60.4
      Inside principal cities 2,100 962 45.8 892 187 21.0 181 83 45.8 1,027 692 67.4
      Outside principal cities 2,395 776 32.4 1,294 221 17.1 192 78 40.4 908 477 52.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 874 453 51.8 414 118 28.4 54 31 (B) 406 304 74.8
West 864 309 35.8 476 115 24.2 81 37 45.6 307 157 51.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 849 303 35.7 466 111 23.9 79 35 44.4 304 157 51.6
      Inside principal cities 473 179 37.9 236 55 23.2 41 21 (B) 196 104 52.9
      Outside principal cities 376 124 33.0 229 56 24.5 38 15 (B) 108 53 49.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 15 6 (B) 10 4 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
213 71 33.3 103 12 11.7 26 14 (B) 84 45 53.5
Middle Atlantic 1,449 555 38.3 629 111 17.6 137 48 35.2 683 396 58.0
East North Central 1,437 659 45.9 575 140 24.4 146 61 42.0 716 458 63.9
West North Central 292 105 35.8 147 27 18.3 23 7 (B) 122 71 58.1
South Atlantic 3,221 1,228 38.1 1,556 297 19.1 266 111 41.8 1,399 819 58.6
East South Central 910 422 46.3 442 102 23.0 67 36 (B) 400 284 71.0
West South Central 1,238 541 43.7 601 127 21.1 94 45 47.3 543 370 68.1
Mountain 186 63 34.0 121 27 21.9 13 6 (B) 52 31 (B)
Pacific 678 246 36.3 355 89 25.0 68 31 (B) 255 126 49.4

Poverty Footnotes


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