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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)

Asian A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families, total (10)
3,644 722 19.8 2,932 505 17.2 255 66 25.9 457 151 33.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
3,547 695 19.6 2,861 490 17.1 244 62 25.4 442 143 32.4
      Inside principal cities 1,738 401 23.1 1,372 284 20.7 122 41 33.6 244 76 31.0
      Outside principal cities 1,809 294 16.3 1,489 206 13.9 122 21 17.3 198 67 34.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 98 27 28.1 71 15 (B) 11 4 (B) 16 8 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
783 163 20.8 653 134 20.5 43 11 (B) 87 19 21.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 772 162 21.0 643 133 20.7 43 11 (B) 87 18 21.0
      Inside principal cities 365 106 29.2 304 89 29.4 18 9 (B) 43 8 (B)
      Outside principal cities 408 56 13.7 339 44 13.0 25 2 (B) 44 10 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 10 1 (B) 10 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (B)
Midwest 400 77 19.2 328 47 14.3 30 8 (B) 43 22 (B)
  Inside metro statistical areas 383 72 18.7 317 45 14.3 25 7 (B) 41 19 (B)
      Inside principal cities 173 42 24.4 149 28 19.0 6 4 (B) 18 10 (B)
      Outside principal cities 210 30 14.1 169 17 10.1 19 3 (B) 22 9 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 17 5 (B) 10 2 (B) 4 1 (B) 3 3 (B)
South 811 160 19.7 644 102 15.9 66 21 (B) 101 36 35.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 785 145 18.5 625 93 14.8 63 19 (B) 97 33 34.3
      Inside principal cities 306 63 20.5 251 43 17.1 23 8 (B) 33 12 (B)
      Outside principal cities 478 83 17.3 374 50 13.4 40 12 (B) 64 21 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 26 14 (B) 19 10 (B) 4 2 (B) 4 3 (B)
West 1,650 323 19.6 1,308 222 17.0 116 26 22.5 226 74 32.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,607 316 19.7 1,276 219 17.1 113 25 21.9 217 72 33.2
      Inside principal cities 894 189 21.2 668 123 18.5 75 20 27.3 151 45 30.2
      Outside principal cities 712 126 17.7 608 95 15.7 38 4 (B) 67 27 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 43 7 (B) 32 4 (B) 3 1 (B) 8 2 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
127 23 18.2 98 14 14.4 5 2 (B) 24 7 (B)
Middle Atlantic 656 140 21.3 555 120 21.6 38 9 (B) 64 11 (B)
East North Central 305 55 18.1 260 38 14.5 16 1 (B) 30 16 (B)
West North Central 95 21 22.4 68 9 (B) 14 7 (B) 13 5 (B)
South Atlantic 466 73 15.7 373 45 12.1 39 12 (B) 53 16 (B)
East South Central 48 13 (B) 35 8 (B) 3 3 (B) 10 2 (B)
West South Central 297 74 25.0 236 49 20.9 24 6 (B) 37 19 (B)
Mountain 158 37 23.4 119 23 19.6 17 5 (B) 23 9 (B)
Pacific 1,492 286 19.1 1,189 199 16.7 100 21 21.5 203 65 32.1

Poverty Footnotes


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