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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 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)

White A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
30,740 6,946 22.6 22,405 3,178 14.2 2,085 625 30.0 6,249 3,143 50.3

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
25,516 5,523 21.6 18,667 2,566 13.7 1,692 487 28.8 5,157 2,470 47.9
      Inside principal cities 8,570 2,522 29.4 5,836 1,151 19.7 600 204 34.0 2,134 1,166 54.6
      Outside principal cities 16,946 3,002 17.7 12,831 1,415 11.0 1,092 283 26.0 3,022 1,303 43.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,224 1,423 27.2 3,738 612 16.4 393 138 35.0 1,093 674 61.6

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,399 1,015 18.8 3,939 389 9.9 346 94 27.3 1,114 532 47.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,738 866 18.3 3,458 338 9.8 294 74 25.2 987 455 46.1
      Inside principal cities 1,135 399 35.1 664 126 18.9 84 33 39.6 387 240 62.0
      Outside principal cities 3,603 468 13.0 2,793 212 7.6 210 40 19.3 600 215 35.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 661 149 22.5 482 52 10.7 52 20 (B) 128 77 60.1
Midwest 7,191 1,469 20.4 5,200 580 11.2 541 154 28.5 1,450 735 50.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,383 1,004 18.7 3,928 389 9.9 389 105 26.9 1,065 511 48.0
      Inside principal cities 1,612 391 24.3 1,122 153 13.6 120 38 31.2 370 201 54.4
      Outside principal cities 3,770 613 16.3 2,806 236 8.4 269 67 25.0 696 310 44.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,808 465 25.7 1,272 191 15.0 152 49 32.6 385 224 58.1
South 10,561 2,599 24.6 7,697 1,245 16.2 685 224 32.8 2,179 1,129 51.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 8,546 1,990 23.3 6,253 970 15.5 537 169 31.5 1,756 851 48.5
      Inside principal cities 2,883 895 31.0 1,987 446 22.4 180 60 33.1 715 389 54.4
      Outside principal cities 5,663 1,095 19.3 4,266 523 12.3 357 110 30.7 1,041 462 44.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,015 609 30.2 1,444 276 19.1 148 55 37.4 423 278 65.7
West 7,588 1,864 24.6 5,569 964 17.3 514 152 29.6 1,506 748 49.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,849 1,663 24.3 5,028 871 17.3 472 139 29.5 1,349 653 48.4
      Inside principal cities 2,940 837 28.5 2,062 427 20.7 215 73 34.1 663 336 50.7
      Outside principal cities 3,909 826 21.1 2,966 444 15.0 257 66 25.7 686 316 46.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 739 201 27.2 541 93 17.3 42 12 (B) 157 95 60.6

Division (31)
 
New England
1,578 271 17.1 1,150 86 7.5 94 25 26.1 335 160 47.9
Middle Atlantic 3,821 744 19.5 2,789 303 10.9 252 70 27.7 780 371 47.6
East North Central 4,940 991 20.1 3,542 368 10.4 371 108 29.1 1,028 515 50.1
West North Central 2,251 477 21.2 1,658 212 12.8 170 46 27.2 423 220 51.9
South Atlantic 5,111 1,021 20.0 3,790 472 12.5 321 87 27.0 999 461 46.2
East South Central 1,682 454 27.0 1,233 189 15.3 103 55 53.9 346 210 60.6
West South Central 3,768 1,124 29.8 2,674 584 21.8 261 82 31.5 833 458 55.0
Mountain 2,569 633 24.6 1,893 310 16.4 161 46 28.3 516 278 53.9
Pacific 5,019 1,230 24.5 3,676 654 17.8 353 106 30.1 990 470 47.5

Poverty Footnotes


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