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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)

Black A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
5,936 2,298 38.7 2,298 361 15.7 451 170 37.7 3,187 1,768 55.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
5,429 2,041 37.6 2,111 326 15.4 425 160 37.7 2,893 1,555 53.7
      Inside principal cities 2,977 1,335 44.8 956 184 19.3 250 104 41.7 1,770 1,046 59.1
      Outside principal cities 2,452 706 28.8 1,155 142 12.3 174 56 31.8 1,123 509 45.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 506 258 50.8 187 35 18.5 26 10 (B) 293 213 72.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,043 399 38.3 362 63 17.4 95 41 43.4 586 295 50.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,032 394 38.2 356 62 17.3 93 39 42.3 583 293 50.3
      Inside principal cities 683 293 42.9 207 42 20.4 64 28 (B) 411 222 54.1
      Outside principal cities 349 101 29.0 149 19 12.9 29 11 (B) 171 71 41.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11 5 (B) 6 1 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 2 (B)
Midwest 1,105 511 46.2 368 78 21.1 85 35 41.0 652 398 61.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,068 488 45.7 351 72 20.5 84 34 40.2 633 382 60.4
      Inside principal cities 697 372 53.4 187 49 26.4 64 32 (B) 447 291 65.0
      Outside principal cities 370 116 31.3 164 22 13.7 20 1 (B) 186 92 49.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 38 23 (B) 17 6 (B) 1 1 (B) 19 16 (B)
South 3,197 1,218 38.1 1,247 160 12.8 228 80 35.0 1,722 979 56.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,751 990 36.0 1,092 134 12.3 205 72 35.2 1,454 784 53.9
      Inside principal cities 1,275 564 44.2 407 63 15.4 104 35 33.7 764 467 61.1
      Outside principal cities 1,476 426 28.9 684 71 10.4 101 37 36.8 690 317 46.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 446 228 51.2 155 26 16.7 23 7 (B) 268 195 72.7
West 590 170 28.8 320 60 18.7 43 14 (B) 227 95 42.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 579 168 29.1 312 59 18.8 42 14 (B) 224 95 42.6
      Inside principal cities 321 106 32.9 155 30 19.4 17 9 (B) 149 67 44.8
      Outside principal cities 257 63 24.5 157 29 18.1 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 50 35.0 57 8 (B) 19 7 (B) 66 35 (B)
Middle Atlantic 901 350 38.8 305 55 18.0 76 35 45.2 520 260 50.0
East North Central 917 447 48.7 282 66 23.4 75 31 (B) 561 350 62.4
West North Central 188 64 34.2 86 12 13.6 10 4 (B) 91 48 53.1
South Atlantic 1,938 674 34.8 761 94 12.3 140 47 33.5 1,038 533 51.4
East South Central 506 238 47.0 177 22 12.5 41 20 (B) 289 195 67.6
West South Central 753 307 40.8 310 44 14.2 48 13 (B) 396 250 63.3
Mountain 130 37 28.6 74 8 (B) 8 2 (B) 49 27 (B)
Pacific 460 133 28.8 246 52 21.1 36 12 (B) 178 69 38.6

Poverty Footnotes


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