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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)

Black A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families, total (10)
9,625 4,344 45.1 4,530 1,150 25.4 840 390 46.5 4,254 2,803 65.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
8,659 3,788 43.8 4,063 973 23.9 778 353 45.4 3,817 2,462 64.5
      Inside principal cities 4,731 2,357 49.8 1,939 514 26.5 451 224 49.6 2,341 1,619 69.2
      Outside principal cities 3,928 1,431 36.4 2,124 459 21.6 327 130 39.7 1,476 843 57.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 966 555 57.5 467 178 38.0 62 37 (B) 437 340 77.9

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,663 711 42.7 733 164 22.4 163 69 42.6 767 477 62.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,646 704 42.8 721 161 22.3 161 68 42.0 764 475 62.2
      Inside principal cities 1,077 521 48.4 418 110 26.3 107 51 47.5 553 361 65.3
      Outside principal cities 569 183 32.1 304 51 16.9 55 17 (B) 211 115 54.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16 7 (B) 12 3 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 2 (B)
Midwest 1,729 840 48.6 722 189 26.2 169 73 43.0 838 579 69.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,669 803 48.1 690 173 25.0 165 72 43.6 814 559 68.6
      Inside principal cities 1,082 582 53.8 393 109 27.7 123 62 50.5 566 411 72.6
      Outside principal cities 588 222 37.7 297 64 21.4 42 10 (B) 249 148 59.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 60 37 (B) 32 16 (B) 5 1 (B) 24 20 (B)
South 5,368 2,449 45.6 2,599 659 25.4 427 208 48.7 2,342 1,583 67.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,494 1,945 43.3 2,186 505 23.1 373 175 47.0 1,936 1,264 65.3
      Inside principal cities 2,100 1,056 50.3 892 229 25.7 181 89 49.0 1,027 738 71.9
      Outside principal cities 2,395 888 37.1 1,294 276 21.3 192 87 45.1 908 525 57.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 874 505 57.8 414 154 37.1 54 33 (B) 406 319 78.4
West 864 343 39.7 476 139 29.1 81 40 49.9 307 164 53.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 849 337 39.7 466 134 28.7 79 39 48.8 304 164 54.1
      Inside principal cities 473 198 41.9 236 66 28.0 41 22 (B) 196 110 56.0
      Outside principal cities 376 139 36.9 229 67 29.4 38 16 (B) 108 55 50.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 15 7 (B) 10 5 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
213 83 39.0 103 18 17.6 26 14 (B) 84 51 60.6
Middle Atlantic 1,449 627 43.3 629 146 23.2 137 55 40.4 683 426 62.4
East North Central 1,437 715 49.8 575 151 26.4 146 64 44.1 716 499 69.7
West North Central 292 125 42.8 147 37 25.4 23 8 (B) 122 79 65.0
South Atlantic 3,221 1,373 42.6 1,556 360 23.1 266 126 47.4 1,399 887 63.4
East South Central 910 471 51.7 442 134 30.3 67 37 (B) 400 299 74.7
West South Central 1,238 606 49.0 601 165 27.5 94 45 47.3 543 396 73.0
Mountain 186 73 39.0 121 32 26.0 13 8 (B) 52 34 (B)
Pacific 678 271 39.9 355 107 30.2 68 33 (B) 255 131 51.2

Poverty Footnotes


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