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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, not Hispanic (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
23,657 3,276 13.8 17,750 1,235 7.0 1,538 342 22.2 4,368 1,699 38.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
18,975 2,307 12.2 14,367 874 6.1 1,185 241 20.3 3,423 1,193 34.8
      Inside principal cities 5,262 817 15.5 3,816 303 7.9 333 71 21.4 1,112 443 39.8
      Outside principal cities 13,713 1,490 10.9 10,551 571 5.4 852 170 19.9 2,311 750 32.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,682 969 20.7 3,383 361 10.7 353 101 28.7 946 506 53.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
4,475 478 10.7 3,481 206 5.9 264 42 16.0 730 230 31.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,836 372 9.7 3,015 176 5.8 213 29 13.7 608 167 27.5
      Inside principal cities 632 113 17.9 461 53 11.6 42 8 (B) 129 52 40.1
      Outside principal cities 3,204 259 8.1 2,554 122 4.8 171 21 12.2 479 115 24.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 639 106 16.6 466 30 6.4 50 13 (B) 122 63 51.6
Midwest 6,463 980 15.2 4,725 332 7.0 467 107 23.0 1,271 541 42.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,758 626 13.2 3,521 199 5.6 323 67 20.6 914 360 39.4
      Inside principal cities 1,303 219 16.8 939 67 7.2 80 20 24.4 284 132 46.5
      Outside principal cities 3,455 407 11.8 2,582 132 5.1 243 47 19.4 630 228 36.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,705 354 20.8 1,203 133 11.1 144 41 28.2 357 181 50.5
South 8,007 1,253 15.6 5,969 470 7.9 509 141 27.8 1,529 642 42.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,231 852 13.7 4,679 313 6.7 382 104 27.2 1,170 435 37.2
      Inside principal cities 1,729 280 16.2 1,234 100 8.1 103 29 28.3 393 151 38.4
      Outside principal cities 4,502 572 12.7 3,445 213 6.2 279 75 26.8 778 284 36.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,776 401 22.6 1,291 157 12.1 127 38 29.6 358 207 57.6
West 4,712 565 12.0 3,575 227 6.4 299 51 17.1 838 287 34.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,150 458 11.0 3,152 186 5.9 267 41 15.4 730 230 31.5
      Inside principal cities 1,598 205 12.8 1,184 83 7.0 107 14 13.2 307 108 35.2
      Outside principal cities 2,552 253 9.9 1,969 103 5.3 160 27 16.9 424 122 28.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 563 107 19.1 423 41 9.7 32 10 (B) 108 56 52.1

Division (31)
 
New England
1,408 147 10.5 1,076 55 5.1 79 16 20.4 253 77 30.3
Middle Atlantic 3,067 331 10.8 2,405 151 6.3 184 26 14.1 478 153 32.1
East North Central 4,389 642 14.6 3,179 189 5.9 310 69 22.2 901 385 42.7
West North Central 2,074 337 16.3 1,546 143 9.2 157 38 24.4 371 156 42.2
South Atlantic 4,263 590 13.8 3,191 227 7.1 268 57 21.3 805 306 38.0
East South Central 1,587 331 20.9 1,172 122 10.4 91 45 49.1 323 164 50.8
West South Central 2,157 332 15.4 1,606 121 7.5 149 39 26.4 401 172 42.8
Mountain 1,846 237 12.8 1,424 99 7.0 110 19 17.1 312 119 38.1
Pacific 2,867 329 11.5 2,151 128 6.0 189 32 17.2 527 168 31.8

Poverty Footnotes


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