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POV45: Region, Division and Type of Residence -- Poverty Status for Families With Related Children Under 18 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 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6)

White A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
30,740 4,024 13.1 22,405 1,578 7.0 2,085 330 15.8 6,249 2,117 33.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
25,516 3,206 12.6 18,667 1,295 6.9 1,692 253 15.0 5,157 1,658 32.1
      Inside principal cities 8,570 1,535 17.9 5,836 621 10.6 600 106 17.6 2,134 809 37.9
      Outside principal cities 16,946 1,671 9.9 12,831 675 5.3 1,092 148 13.5 3,022 849 28.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,224 818 15.7 3,738 283 7.6 393 76 19.4 1,093 459 42.0

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,399 607 11.2 3,939 191 4.9 346 56 16.1 1,114 360 32.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,738 524 11.1 3,458 171 4.9 294 46 15.6 987 307 31.1
      Inside principal cities 1,135 261 23.0 664 72 10.8 84 25 29.4 387 164 42.5
      Outside principal cities 3,603 263 7.3 2,793 99 3.6 210 21 10.0 600 143 23.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 661 83 12.6 482 20 4.2 52 10 (B) 128 54 41.9
Midwest 7,191 864 12.0 5,200 287 5.5 541 83 15.4 1,450 494 34.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,383 604 11.2 3,928 202 5.1 389 52 13.2 1,065 351 32.9
      Inside principal cities 1,612 249 15.4 1,122 84 7.5 120 19 15.4 370 146 39.6
      Outside principal cities 3,770 356 9.4 2,806 119 4.2 269 33 12.3 696 204 29.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,808 260 14.4 1,272 84 6.6 152 32 21.1 385 143 37.2
South 10,561 1,473 13.9 7,697 610 7.9 685 116 16.9 2,179 747 34.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 8,546 1,113 13.0 6,253 472 7.5 537 85 15.8 1,756 557 31.7
      Inside principal cities 2,883 512 17.8 1,987 229 11.5 180 28 15.8 715 255 35.7
      Outside principal cities 5,663 601 10.6 4,266 243 5.7 357 56 15.8 1,041 301 29.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,015 359 17.8 1,444 138 9.5 148 31 21.0 423 191 45.0
West 7,588 1,080 14.2 5,569 491 8.8 514 75 14.5 1,506 515 34.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,849 965 14.1 5,028 450 8.9 472 71 15.1 1,349 444 32.9
      Inside principal cities 2,940 513 17.5 2,062 236 11.5 215 34 15.7 663 243 36.6
      Outside principal cities 3,909 451 11.5 2,966 213 7.2 257 38 14.6 686 201 29.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 739 116 15.7 541 41 7.6 42 3 (B) 157 72 45.7

Division (31)
 
New England
1,578 171 10.8 1,150 48 4.2 94 14 15.4 335 108 32.3
Middle Atlantic 3,821 437 11.4 2,789 143 5.1 252 41 16.4 780 252 32.4
East North Central 4,940 590 11.9 3,542 182 5.1 371 53 14.2 1,028 355 34.6
West North Central 2,251 274 12.2 1,658 105 6.3 170 31 18.2 423 139 32.8
South Atlantic 5,111 544 10.6 3,790 224 5.9 321 42 13.0 999 278 27.9
East South Central 1,682 272 16.2 1,233 91 7.4 103 37 35.6 346 144 41.7
West South Central 3,768 657 17.4 2,674 295 11.0 261 37 14.3 833 324 38.9
Mountain 2,569 365 14.2 1,893 140 7.4 161 26 15.9 516 199 38.6
Pacific 5,019 716 14.3 3,676 350 9.5 353 49 13.9 990 316 31.9

Poverty Footnotes


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