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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)

Black A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
5,936 2,645 44.6 2,298 450 19.6 451 210 46.5 3,187 1,986 62.3

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
5,429 2,353 43.3 2,111 392 18.6 425 196 46.2 2,893 1,764 61.0
      Inside principal cities 2,977 1,519 51.0 956 213 22.3 250 134 53.6 1,770 1,172 66.2
      Outside principal cities 2,452 834 34.0 1,155 180 15.6 174 62 35.7 1,123 592 52.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 506 292 57.7 187 57 30.6 26 14 (B) 293 221 75.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,043 456 43.7 362 70 19.3 95 49 51.8 586 337 57.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,032 451 43.7 356 68 19.2 93 47 50.8 583 335 57.5
      Inside principal cities 683 336 49.1 207 47 22.6 64 34 (B) 411 254 61.9
      Outside principal cities 349 115 33.0 149 22 14.5 29 13 (B) 171 81 47.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11 5 (B) 6 1 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 2 (B)
Midwest 1,105 575 52.0 368 91 24.6 85 45 52.5 652 440 67.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,068 548 51.3 351 81 23.0 84 44 51.9 633 424 66.9
      Inside principal cities 697 414 59.3 187 55 29.5 64 42 (B) 447 317 70.9
      Outside principal cities 370 134 36.2 164 26 15.6 20 1 (B) 186 107 57.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 38 27 (B) 17 10 (B) 1 1 (B) 19 16 (B)
South 3,197 1,413 44.2 1,247 220 17.7 228 95 41.8 1,722 1,097 63.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,751 1,156 42.0 1,092 177 16.2 205 85 41.6 1,454 894 61.5
      Inside principal cities 1,275 651 51.0 407 78 19.2 104 46 44.6 764 526 68.9
      Outside principal cities 1,476 506 34.3 684 99 14.5 101 39 38.6 690 367 53.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 446 256 57.4 155 43 27.6 23 10 (B) 268 204 75.9
West 590 202 34.2 320 69 21.6 43 21 (B) 227 112 49.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 579 198 34.2 312 66 21.1 42 20 (B) 224 112 50.0
      Inside principal cities 321 119 37.0 155 33 21.2 17 11 (B) 149 75 50.3
      Outside principal cities 257 79 30.8 157 33 21.1 25 9 (B) 75 37 49.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12 4 (B) 8 3 (B) 1 1 (B) 3 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
142 58 41.1 57 9 (B) 19 9 (B) 66 40 (B)
Middle Atlantic 901 398 44.1 305 61 19.9 76 40 52.4 520 297 57.1
East North Central 917 500 54.5 282 77 27.1 75 40 (B) 561 384 68.4
West North Central 188 75 39.9 86 14 16.3 10 5 (B) 91 56 61.5
South Atlantic 1,938 773 39.9 761 125 16.4 140 52 37.0 1,038 597 57.5
East South Central 506 273 54.0 177 33 18.4 41 27 (B) 289 214 74.0
West South Central 753 366 48.7 310 63 20.3 48 17 (B) 396 287 72.5
Mountain 130 47 36.1 74 16 (B) 8 3 (B) 49 27 (B)
Pacific 460 155 33.7 246 53 21.4 36 18 (B) 178 85 47.5

Poverty Footnotes


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