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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 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6)

White alone (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
30,241 5,705 18.9 22,098 2,485 11.2 2,034 507 24.9 6,110 2,714 44.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
25,099 4,536 18.1 18,409 2,019 11.0 1,647 393 23.8 5,043 2,124 42.1
      Inside principal cities 8,388 2,108 25.1 5,731 930 16.2 577 155 26.9 2,080 1,022 49.2
      Outside principal cities 16,711 2,428 14.5 12,678 1,089 8.6 1,070 238 22.2 2,964 1,102 37.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,142 1,169 22.7 3,689 466 12.6 387 114 29.6 1,066 589 55.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,329 812 15.2 3,896 290 7.4 335 70 21.0 1,097 452 41.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,675 696 14.9 3,420 255 7.5 284 56 19.8 971 385 39.6
      Inside principal cities 1,114 333 29.9 658 99 15.1 77 25 33.1 379 208 54.9
      Outside principal cities 3,561 364 10.2 2,762 156 5.7 207 31 14.8 592 177 29.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 654 116 17.7 476 34 7.2 52 14 (B) 126 67 53.2
Midwest 7,090 1,208 17.0 5,152 466 9.1 525 120 22.9 1,413 621 43.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,299 816 15.4 3,890 315 8.1 373 75 20.2 1,036 426 41.1
      Inside principal cities 1,573 322 20.5 1,107 127 11.5 112 25 22.2 354 170 48.1
      Outside principal cities 3,726 494 13.2 2,783 187 6.7 262 50 19.3 681 256 37.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,791 392 21.9 1,261 152 12.0 152 45 29.8 378 195 51.6
South 10,412 2,128 20.4 7,613 958 12.6 669 188 28.1 2,130 982 46.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 8,433 1,639 19.4 6,187 752 12.2 525 144 27.4 1,720 743 43.2
      Inside principal cities 2,835 732 25.8 1,959 351 17.9 178 48 27.2 698 333 47.6
      Outside principal cities 5,598 907 16.2 4,228 401 9.5 348 96 27.5 1,022 410 40.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,979 489 24.7 1,425 206 14.4 144 44 30.7 410 239 58.3
West 7,410 1,557 21.0 5,437 770 14.2 504 128 25.4 1,469 659 44.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,692 1,385 20.7 4,911 697 14.2 464 117 25.3 1,316 571 43.4
      Inside principal cities 2,865 721 25.2 2,007 353 17.6 211 56 26.8 648 312 48.1
      Outside principal cities 3,827 664 17.3 2,904 344 11.8 254 61 24.1 669 259 38.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 718 172 24.0 526 74 14.0 40 11 (B) 153 88 57.7

Division (31)
 
New England
1,569 225 14.3 1,145 72 6.3 90 18 19.8 333 135 40.5
Middle Atlantic 3,760 587 15.6 2,751 218 7.9 245 53 21.5 764 317 41.5
East North Central 4,873 810 16.6 3,512 292 8.3 358 81 22.6 1,003 438 43.6
West North Central 2,217 397 17.9 1,640 174 10.6 167 39 23.6 411 184 44.7
South Atlantic 5,056 823 16.3 3,765 360 9.6 314 68 21.8 977 394 40.4
East South Central 1,658 368 22.2 1,223 144 11.7 97 49 50.2 338 176 52.0
West South Central 3,699 937 25.3 2,624 454 17.3 259 71 27.4 816 412 50.5
Mountain 2,528 523 20.7 1,864 243 13.0 160 35 21.8 503 245 48.6
Pacific 4,882 1,035 21.2 3,573 528 14.8 344 93 27.1 965 414 42.9

Poverty Footnotes


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