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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)

Asian alone (12)
 
Families, total (10)
3,494 805 23.0 2,829 560 19.8 233 68 29.3 432 176 40.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
3,406 778 22.8 2,766 544 19.7 223 65 29.2 417 168 40.4
      Inside principal cities 1,663 446 26.8 1,317 311 23.6 115 41 36.1 231 94 40.5
      Outside principal cities 1,743 332 19.0 1,448 233 16.1 109 24 21.9 186 75 40.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 88 27 30.8 63 16 (B) 10 3 (B) 15 8 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
773 186 24.1 648 150 23.1 41 14 (B) 85 23 26.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 763 185 24.2 638 149 23.3 41 14 (B) 84 22 26.5
      Inside principal cities 362 120 33.3 303 101 33.5 18 9 (B) 41 10 (B)
      Outside principal cities 402 65 16.1 335 47 14.1 23 5 (B) 44 12 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 10 1 (B) 9 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (B)
Midwest 382 82 21.5 314 51 16.3 28 8 (B) 40 23 (B)
  Inside metro statistical areas 366 77 21.0 305 49 16.2 23 7 (B) 38 20 (B)
      Inside principal cities 164 43 26.2 144 30 21.2 5 3 (B) 15 9 (B)
      Outside principal cities 202 34 16.8 161 19 11.8 19 4 (B) 22 11 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16 5 (B) 9 2 (B) 4 1 (B) 3 3 (B)
South 782 177 22.7 626 116 18.5 60 18 (B) 95 43 44.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 757 164 21.6 609 107 17.6 56 17 (B) 91 40 43.6
      Inside principal cities 294 72 24.6 239 48 20.2 23 8 (B) 33 16 (B)
      Outside principal cities 463 91 19.7 371 59 16.0 33 9 (B) 59 23 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 25 14 (B) 17 9 (B) 4 2 (B) 4 3 (B)
West 1,557 359 23.1 1,240 243 19.6 105 28 27.0 212 88 41.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,520 352 23.2 1,213 239 19.7 103 28 26.9 204 86 42.2
      Inside principal cities 844 211 25.0 632 131 20.7 69 22 (B) 143 58 40.4
      Outside principal cities 676 142 21.0 581 107 18.5 34 6 (B) 61 28 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 37 7 (B) 28 5 (B) 2 1 (B) 8 2 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
125 29 22.9 97 16 16.4 5 3 (B) 23 10 (B)
Middle Atlantic 648 157 24.3 551 134 24.3 36 11 (B) 62 13 (B)
East North Central 293 61 20.8 251 41 16.2 16 3 (B) 27 17 (B)
West North Central 89 21 23.6 63 11 (B) 12 5 (B) 13 5 (B)
South Atlantic 452 90 19.8 371 61 16.4 33 9 (B) 49 20 (B)
East South Central 42 10 (B) 29 5 (B) 3 3 (B) 10 2 (B)
West South Central 287 78 27.1 227 50 22.1 24 6 (B) 36 21 (B)
Mountain 145 38 26.4 108 26 23.7 16 4 (B) 21 9 (B)
Pacific 1,412 321 22.7 1,133 218 19.2 89 24 27.2 191 79 41.6

Poverty Footnotes


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