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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)

Black alone (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
5,765 1,709 29.6 2,208 212 9.6 438 110 25.1 3,119 1,387 44.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
5,266 1,514 28.7 2,026 190 9.4 411 105 25.4 2,829 1,220 43.1
      Inside principal cities 2,900 1,014 35.0 924 103 11.1 240 71 29.7 1,737 840 48.4
      Outside principal cities 2,366 500 21.1 1,102 87 7.9 172 33 19.5 1,092 379 34.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 499 195 39.1 183 22 12.2 26 5 (B) 290 167 57.8

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,003 293 29.2 340 32 9.5 89 28 31.8 575 232 40.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 992 290 29.2 334 32 9.5 87 26 30.4 571 232 40.6
      Inside principal cities 663 225 34.0 201 25 12.2 60 18 (B) 402 183 45.5
      Outside principal cities 329 65 19.7 133 7 5.4 27 9 (B) 169 49 28.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11 2 (B) 6 1 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 0 (B)
Midwest 1,069 416 39.0 354 48 13.6 80 26 32.8 634 342 53.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,036 400 38.6 340 47 13.9 79 25 31.9 617 328 53.1
      Inside principal cities 683 307 45.0 185 34 18.4 59 24 (B) 439 250 56.8
      Outside principal cities 353 93 26.3 156 13 8.6 20 1 (B) 178 78 43.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 33 16 (B) 14 1 (B) 1 1 (B) 17 14 (B)
South 3,141 881 28.0 1,221 91 7.4 226 44 19.6 1,694 746 44.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,697 706 26.2 1,066 71 6.7 203 42 20.6 1,427 593 41.5
      Inside principal cities 1,253 407 32.5 396 27 6.8 103 22 21.5 754 358 47.5
      Outside principal cities 1,444 299 20.7 670 44 6.6 100 20 19.8 673 234 34.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 445 175 39.3 155 19 12.5 23 2 (B) 267 153 57.4
West 552 119 21.5 293 41 13.9 43 11 (B) 216 67 31.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 541 117 21.7 286 39 13.8 42 11 (B) 213 67 31.5
      Inside principal cities 301 74 24.6 143 18 12.3 17 7 (B) 141 49 34.8
      Outside principal cities 240 43 18.1 143 22 15.3 25 3 (B) 72 18 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11 1 (B) 8 1 (B) 1 0 (B) 2 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
136 36 26.3 55 4 (B) 17 4 (B) 65 28 (B)
Middle Atlantic 867 257 29.6 285 28 10.0 72 24 (B) 510 204 40.0
East North Central 890 361 40.6 272 40 14.7 70 22 (B) 548 299 54.5
West North Central 179 55 30.9 82 8 10.0 10 4 (B) 86 43 49.8
South Atlantic 1,908 493 25.8 749 56 7.5 139 28 20.4 1,020 408 40.0
East South Central 499 166 33.2 172 7 3.9 40 7 (B) 288 153 53.0
West South Central 734 222 30.3 300 27 9.2 48 9 (B) 386 185 48.0
Mountain 120 25 20.5 68 5 (B) 8 2 (B) 44 17 (B)
Pacific 432 94 21.8 225 36 15.8 35 8 (B) 172 50 29.2

Poverty Footnotes


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