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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 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6)

White A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families, total (10)
65,029 15,511 23.9 51,341 9,159 17.8 4,080 1,442 35.3 9,609 4,910 51.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
53,032 12,120 22.9 41,627 7,085 17.0 3,394 1,127 33.2 8,011 3,907 48.8
      Inside principal cities 17,071 4,992 29.2 12,545 2,738 21.8 1,284 474 36.9 3,241 1,780 54.9
      Outside principal cities 35,961 7,127 19.8 29,082 4,347 14.9 2,109 653 31.0 4,770 2,127 44.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,997 3,391 28.3 9,714 2,074 21.4 686 315 45.9 1,597 1,002 62.7

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
11,686 2,309 19.8 9,087 1,245 13.7 716 196 27.3 1,882 868 46.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,200 1,984 19.5 7,894 1,065 13.5 626 164 26.2 1,680 756 45.0
      Inside principal cities 2,414 786 32.5 1,635 378 23.1 210 67 31.8 568 341 60.0
      Outside principal cities 7,786 1,199 15.4 6,259 687 11.0 415 97 23.4 1,112 415 37.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,486 325 21.9 1,193 181 15.1 90 32 35.1 202 112 55.7
Midwest 15,385 3,298 21.4 12,237 1,801 14.7 961 341 35.5 2,188 1,156 52.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 11,247 2,202 19.6 8,918 1,179 13.2 722 222 30.8 1,608 801 49.8
      Inside principal cities 3,243 827 25.5 2,416 426 17.6 239 80 33.3 587 321 54.6
      Outside principal cities 8,004 1,375 17.2 6,501 753 11.6 482 143 29.6 1,021 480 47.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,138 1,096 26.5 3,319 621 18.7 239 119 49.6 580 356 61.4
South 23,227 6,151 26.5 18,495 3,825 20.7 1,407 569 40.4 3,326 1,757 52.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,467 4,624 25.0 14,625 2,839 19.4 1,125 426 37.9 2,718 1,360 50.0
      Inside principal cities 5,815 1,759 30.2 4,334 985 22.7 401 177 44.1 1,080 597 55.3
      Outside principal cities 12,652 2,866 22.6 10,291 1,854 18.0 723 249 34.5 1,638 763 46.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,760 1,527 32.1 3,870 987 25.5 282 143 50.5 608 398 65.4
West 14,731 3,752 25.5 11,522 2,288 19.9 996 337 33.8 2,213 1,128 51.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 13,117 3,308 25.2 10,191 2,002 19.6 922 315 34.1 2,005 992 49.5
      Inside principal cities 5,599 1,621 29.0 4,160 949 22.8 433 151 34.8 1,007 522 51.8
      Outside principal cities 7,518 1,687 22.4 6,031 1,053 17.5 489 164 33.5 998 470 47.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,613 444 27.5 1,331 286 21.5 75 22 (B) 208 136 65.6

Division (31)
 
New England
3,360 597 17.8 2,620 295 11.3 196 54 27.5 543 249 45.8
Middle Atlantic 8,326 1,712 20.6 6,467 950 14.7 520 142 27.3 1,339 619 46.3
East North Central 10,514 2,276 21.6 8,278 1,202 14.5 690 248 35.9 1,546 826 53.4
West North Central 4,871 1,022 21.0 3,959 598 15.1 270 93 34.4 642 330 51.5
South Atlantic 11,759 2,705 23.0 9,497 1,722 18.1 673 232 34.5 1,589 751 47.2
East South Central 3,927 1,121 28.5 3,154 666 21.1 261 139 53.2 512 316 61.8
West South Central 7,540 2,325 30.8 5,843 1,438 24.6 472 197 41.8 1,226 691 56.3
Mountain 5,047 1,240 24.6 4,011 754 18.8 297 92 30.9 739 394 53.3
Pacific 9,683 2,513 25.9 7,511 1,534 20.4 699 245 35.0 1,474 734 49.8

Poverty Footnotes


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