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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)

Black A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
5,936 2,225 37.5 2,298 330 14.4 451 161 35.7 3,187 1,734 54.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
5,429 1,975 36.4 2,111 298 14.1 425 152 35.7 2,893 1,525 52.7
      Inside principal cities 2,977 1,305 43.8 956 169 17.7 250 101 40.5 1,770 1,034 58.4
      Outside principal cities 2,452 670 27.3 1,155 129 11.1 174 50 28.9 1,123 491 43.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 506 250 49.3 187 32 17.1 26 9 (B) 293 209 71.1

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,043 390 37.4 362 58 15.9 95 41 43.4 586 291 49.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,032 385 37.3 356 56 15.8 93 39 42.3 583 289 49.6
      Inside principal cities 683 289 42.3 207 40 19.5 64 28 (B) 411 220 53.6
      Outside principal cities 349 96 27.4 149 16 10.7 29 11 (B) 171 68 40.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11 5 (B) 6 1 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 2 (B)
Midwest 1,105 497 45.0 368 68 18.4 85 33 38.4 652 397 60.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,068 476 44.6 351 63 18.1 84 32 37.7 633 381 60.2
      Inside principal cities 697 363 52.1 187 44 23.8 64 30 (B) 447 289 64.7
      Outside principal cities 370 112 30.4 164 19 11.6 20 1 (B) 186 92 49.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 38 21 (B) 17 4 (B) 1 1 (B) 19 16 (B)
South 3,197 1,177 36.8 1,247 154 12.3 228 73 31.9 1,722 951 55.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,751 955 34.7 1,092 129 11.8 205 66 32.3 1,454 760 52.3
      Inside principal cities 1,275 551 43.2 407 59 14.4 104 34 32.8 764 458 60.0
      Outside principal cities 1,476 404 27.4 684 70 10.3 101 32 31.7 690 302 43.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 446 222 49.8 155 25 16.0 23 7 (B) 268 191 71.1
West 590 160 27.2 320 51 15.8 43 14 (B) 227 95 42.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 579 159 27.5 312 49 15.8 42 14 (B) 224 95 42.6
      Inside principal cities 321 101 31.6 155 26 16.7 17 9 (B) 149 67 44.8
      Outside principal cities 257 58 22.4 157 23 14.8 25 6 (B) 75 29 38.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12 1 (B) 8 1 (B) 1 0 (B) 3 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
142 47 33.4 57 8 (B) 19 7 (B) 66 33 (B)
Middle Atlantic 901 342 38.0 305 50 16.3 76 35 45.2 520 258 49.7
East North Central 917 433 47.2 282 56 19.9 75 29 (B) 561 348 62.1
West North Central 188 64 34.2 86 12 13.6 10 4 (B) 91 48 53.1
South Atlantic 1,938 651 33.6 761 91 12.0 140 43 31.0 1,038 517 49.8
East South Central 506 225 44.6 177 19 10.5 41 18 (B) 289 189 65.5
West South Central 753 301 40.0 310 44 14.2 48 12 (B) 396 245 62.0
Mountain 130 36 27.6 74 7 (B) 8 2 (B) 49 27 (B)
Pacific 460 124 27.1 246 44 17.8 36 12 (B) 178 69 38.6

Poverty Footnotes


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