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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 alone, not Hispanic (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
23,657 3,964 16.8 17,750 1,620 9.1 1,538 407 26.4 4,368 1,938 44.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
18,975 2,795 14.7 14,367 1,142 8.0 1,185 285 24.0 3,423 1,368 40.0
      Inside principal cities 5,262 964 18.3 3,816 380 10.0 333 84 25.1 1,112 500 44.9
      Outside principal cities 13,713 1,831 13.4 10,551 762 7.2 852 201 23.6 2,311 868 37.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,682 1,169 25.0 3,383 478 14.1 353 122 34.5 946 570 60.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
4,475 595 13.3 3,481 265 7.6 264 58 22.1 730 273 37.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,836 458 12.0 3,015 219 7.3 213 39 18.5 608 200 32.9
      Inside principal cities 632 133 21.0 461 60 13.0 42 12 (B) 129 61 47.5
      Outside principal cities 3,204 326 10.2 2,554 159 6.2 171 28 16.2 479 139 29.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 639 137 21.4 466 46 9.8 50 19 (B) 122 72 59.3
Midwest 6,463 1,150 17.8 4,725 407 8.6 467 126 26.9 1,271 617 48.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,758 731 15.4 3,521 240 6.8 323 81 25.0 914 410 44.9
      Inside principal cities 1,303 247 18.9 939 78 8.3 80 23 28.1 284 146 51.4
      Outside principal cities 3,455 485 14.0 2,582 162 6.3 243 58 24.0 630 264 42.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,705 418 24.5 1,203 167 13.9 144 45 31.2 357 207 57.8
South 8,007 1,531 19.1 5,969 638 10.7 509 165 32.4 1,529 728 47.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,231 1,044 16.8 4,679 429 9.2 382 118 30.8 1,170 497 42.5
      Inside principal cities 1,729 343 19.8 1,234 136 11.1 103 30 29.4 393 176 44.8
      Outside principal cities 4,502 701 15.6 3,445 293 8.5 279 87 31.3 778 321 41.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,776 487 27.4 1,291 209 16.2 127 47 37.2 358 231 64.5
West 4,712 689 14.6 3,575 310 8.7 299 58 19.4 838 320 38.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,150 561 13.5 3,152 254 8.1 267 47 17.6 730 260 35.6
      Inside principal cities 1,598 242 15.1 1,184 106 9.0 107 19 17.8 307 117 38.1
      Outside principal cities 2,552 319 12.5 1,969 148 7.5 160 28 17.5 424 143 33.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 563 128 22.7 423 57 13.4 32 11 (B) 108 60 55.7

Division (31)
 
New England
1,408 184 13.0 1,076 67 6.2 79 21 26.0 253 96 38.1
Middle Atlantic 3,067 412 13.4 2,405 198 8.2 184 38 20.4 478 176 36.9
East North Central 4,389 755 17.2 3,179 237 7.4 310 83 26.9 901 435 48.3
West North Central 2,074 395 19.0 1,546 171 11.0 157 42 26.9 371 182 49.0
South Atlantic 4,263 730 17.1 3,191 301 9.4 268 72 26.9 805 357 44.4
East South Central 1,587 403 25.4 1,172 164 14.0 91 49 53.8 323 190 58.7
West South Central 2,157 398 18.5 1,606 173 10.8 149 44 29.2 401 181 45.2
Mountain 1,846 293 15.9 1,424 139 9.8 110 23 20.8 312 131 42.1
Pacific 2,867 396 13.8 2,151 171 8.0 189 35 18.6 527 189 35.9

Poverty Footnotes


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