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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)

Hispanic (of any race) (12)
 
Families, total (10)
10,503 4,568 43.5 6,911 2,562 37.1 1,021 393 38.5 2,571 1,613 62.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
9,757 4,199 43.0 6,390 2,341 36.6 959 364 37.9 2,408 1,494 62.1
      Inside principal cities 5,014 2,412 48.1 3,055 1,264 41.4 539 222 41.1 1,419 927 65.3
      Outside principal cities 4,743 1,787 37.7 3,334 1,077 32.3 420 142 33.8 989 568 57.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 746 369 49.5 521 222 42.5 62 29 (B) 163 118 72.7

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,495 640 42.8 776 217 27.9 171 60 35.1 548 364 66.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,472 627 42.6 761 209 27.5 168 59 34.8 542 359 66.3
      Inside principal cities 866 423 48.9 395 127 32.0 101 40 39.1 369 257 69.7
      Outside principal cities 606 204 33.6 366 83 22.6 68 19 (B) 173 102 59.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 23 13 (B) 15 7 (B) 3 1 (B) 6 4 (B)
Midwest 844 395 46.9 562 227 40.4 95 41 42.9 187 128 68.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 735 340 46.2 487 197 40.4 85 33 38.5 164 111 67.5
      Inside principal cities 382 187 49.0 227 101 44.6 58 24 (B) 97 62 64.0
      Outside principal cities 353 153 43.2 260 95 36.7 27 9 (B) 67 48 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 109 56 51.2 75 31 40.5 10 8 (B) 23 17 (B)
South 3,954 1,708 43.2 2,696 1,009 37.4 358 141 39.3 900 558 62.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,604 1,530 42.5 2,457 902 36.7 321 124 38.7 826 504 61.0
      Inside principal cities 1,769 866 48.9 1,137 480 42.2 172 76 44.4 459 309 67.3
      Outside principal cities 1,835 664 36.2 1,320 422 32.0 148 48 32.1 367 195 53.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 351 178 50.8 239 107 44.8 37 16 (B) 74 54 (B)
West 4,210 1,824 43.3 2,876 1,109 38.6 398 152 38.2 936 563 60.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,946 1,702 43.1 2,685 1,033 38.5 385 148 38.5 876 521 59.4
      Inside principal cities 1,998 936 46.9 1,296 556 42.9 208 82 39.4 494 298 60.4
      Outside principal cities 1,948 766 39.3 1,389 477 34.4 177 66 37.5 382 222 58.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 264 123 46.5 192 76 39.9 12 3 (B) 60 43 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
253 142 56.1 113 39 34.9 25 10 (B) 116 93 79.9
Middle Atlantic 1,241 498 40.1 663 177 26.7 146 50 34.0 432 271 62.8
East North Central 653 296 45.4 438 173 39.5 78 35 44.2 137 89 64.6
West North Central 190 99 52.0 124 54 43.5 17 6 (B) 50 39 (B)
South Atlantic 1,431 505 35.3 1,007 306 30.4 124 48 38.8 300 151 50.2
East South Central 111 61 54.9 67 30 (B) 26 16 (B) 18 15 (B)
West South Central 2,412 1,141 47.3 1,622 672 41.5 207 77 37.0 582 392 67.4
Mountain 1,100 513 46.6 741 293 39.5 92 37 40.4 266 183 68.6
Pacific 3,110 1,312 42.2 2,135 816 38.2 306 115 37.5 670 381 56.8

Poverty Footnotes


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