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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 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6)

White A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
30,740 5,577 18.1 22,405 2,374 10.6 2,085 497 23.8 6,249 2,705 43.3

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
25,516 4,452 17.4 18,667 1,935 10.4 1,692 387 22.9 5,157 2,130 41.3
      Inside principal cities 8,570 2,075 24.2 5,836 882 15.1 600 157 26.2 2,134 1,036 48.5
      Outside principal cities 16,946 2,377 14.0 12,831 1,053 8.2 1,092 230 21.1 3,022 1,094 36.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,224 1,125 21.5 3,738 440 11.8 393 110 27.9 1,093 576 52.7

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,399 798 14.8 3,939 283 7.2 346 69 19.9 1,114 446 40.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,738 687 14.5 3,458 248 7.2 294 56 19.0 987 383 38.8
      Inside principal cities 1,135 329 29.0 664 92 13.9 84 28 33.6 387 208 53.8
      Outside principal cities 3,603 358 9.9 2,793 156 5.6 210 28 13.2 600 174 29.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 661 111 16.8 482 35 7.3 52 13 (B) 128 63 49.3
Midwest 7,191 1,179 16.4 5,200 433 8.3 541 124 22.8 1,450 622 42.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,383 816 15.2 3,928 299 7.6 389 81 20.7 1,065 436 41.0
      Inside principal cities 1,612 325 20.2 1,122 114 10.2 120 29 24.2 370 182 49.2
      Outside principal cities 3,770 491 13.0 2,806 185 6.6 269 52 19.2 696 255 36.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,808 363 20.0 1,272 134 10.5 152 43 28.3 385 186 48.3
South 10,561 2,094 19.8 7,697 922 12.0 685 184 26.9 2,179 987 45.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 8,546 1,611 18.9 6,253 725 11.6 537 141 26.3 1,756 745 42.4
      Inside principal cities 2,883 723 25.1 1,987 339 17.1 180 46 25.6 715 338 47.3
      Outside principal cities 5,663 888 15.7 4,266 386 9.1 357 95 26.6 1,041 407 39.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,015 483 24.0 1,444 197 13.6 148 43 29.3 423 243 57.3
West 7,588 1,506 19.8 5,569 736 13.2 514 120 23.4 1,506 650 43.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,849 1,338 19.5 5,028 662 13.2 472 110 23.2 1,349 566 42.0
      Inside principal cities 2,940 698 23.7 2,062 336 16.3 215 54 24.9 663 308 46.4
      Outside principal cities 3,909 640 16.4 2,966 326 11.0 257 56 21.8 686 258 37.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 739 169 22.8 541 74 13.7 42 11 (B) 157 84 53.5

Division (31)
 
New England
1,578 217 13.7 1,150 69 6.0 94 18 19.2 335 130 38.7
Middle Atlantic 3,821 581 15.2 2,789 214 7.7 252 51 20.2 780 316 40.5
East North Central 4,940 803 16.3 3,542 280 7.9 371 84 22.6 1,028 439 42.8
West North Central 2,251 376 16.7 1,658 153 9.2 170 40 23.4 423 183 43.3
South Atlantic 5,111 798 15.6 3,790 339 8.9 321 66 20.7 999 393 39.3
East South Central 1,682 364 21.7 1,233 139 11.3 103 50 48.8 346 175 50.5
West South Central 3,768 932 24.7 2,674 444 16.6 261 68 26.0 833 420 50.4
Mountain 2,569 505 19.7 1,893 231 12.2 161 32 19.9 516 242 46.9
Pacific 5,019 1,001 19.9 3,676 504 13.7 353 88 25.0 990 408 41.2

Poverty Footnotes


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