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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)

Hispanic (of any race) (12)
 
Families, total (10)
10,503 5,192 49.4 6,911 2,991 43.3 1,021 447 43.8 2,571 1,753 68.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
9,757 4,773 48.9 6,390 2,732 42.8 959 416 43.4 2,408 1,625 67.5
      Inside principal cities 5,014 2,674 53.3 3,055 1,426 46.7 539 247 45.8 1,419 1,002 70.6
      Outside principal cities 4,743 2,098 44.2 3,334 1,306 39.2 420 169 40.2 989 623 63.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 746 419 56.2 521 259 49.7 62 31 (B) 163 128 78.8

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,495 729 48.8 776 271 34.9 171 67 39.4 548 391 71.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,472 715 48.6 761 262 34.4 168 66 39.2 542 387 71.4
      Inside principal cities 866 468 54.1 395 148 37.4 101 43 43.0 369 277 75.0
      Outside principal cities 606 246 40.6 366 114 31.1 68 23 (B) 173 110 63.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 23 14 (B) 15 9 (B) 3 1 (B) 6 4 (B)
Midwest 844 449 53.2 562 267 47.5 95 43 45.8 187 139 74.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 735 384 52.3 487 229 47.1 85 35 41.7 164 120 73.1
      Inside principal cities 382 214 55.9 227 118 52.2 58 27 (B) 97 69 70.6
      Outside principal cities 353 171 48.3 260 111 42.7 27 9 (B) 67 51 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 109 65 59.8 75 38 50.2 10 8 (B) 23 19 (B)
South 3,954 1,937 49.0 2,696 1,160 43.0 358 162 45.2 900 615 68.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,604 1,738 48.2 2,457 1,040 42.3 321 143 44.7 826 555 67.2
      Inside principal cities 1,769 957 54.1 1,137 535 47.1 172 86 50.2 459 336 73.1
      Outside principal cities 1,835 781 42.5 1,320 505 38.2 148 57 38.2 367 219 59.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 351 199 56.8 239 120 50.3 37 19 (B) 74 60 (B)
West 4,210 2,076 49.3 2,876 1,293 45.0 398 175 44.0 936 609 65.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,946 1,936 49.1 2,685 1,201 44.7 385 171 44.5 876 564 64.3
      Inside principal cities 1,998 1,035 51.8 1,296 624 48.2 208 91 43.6 494 320 64.9
      Outside principal cities 1,948 901 46.2 1,389 577 41.5 177 81 45.5 382 243 63.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 264 141 53.3 192 92 48.1 12 3 (B) 60 45 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
253 151 59.6 113 45 40.1 25 11 (B) 116 95 81.9
Middle Atlantic 1,241 578 46.6 663 225 34.0 146 57 38.6 432 296 68.6
East North Central 653 340 52.0 438 205 46.9 78 37 47.7 137 97 70.9
West North Central 190 109 57.3 124 62 49.6 17 6 (B) 50 41 (B)
South Atlantic 1,431 590 41.2 1,007 362 35.9 124 54 43.7 300 174 58.1
East South Central 111 69 61.6 67 37 (B) 26 16 (B) 18 17 (B)
West South Central 2,412 1,278 53.0 1,622 762 47.0 207 92 44.3 582 424 72.9
Mountain 1,100 568 51.7 741 331 44.6 92 42 46.2 266 195 73.3
Pacific 3,110 1,508 48.5 2,135 962 45.1 306 132 43.3 670 413 61.7

Poverty Footnotes


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