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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 alone (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
5,765 2,569 44.6 2,208 422 19.1 438 200 45.6 3,119 1,947 62.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
5,266 2,279 43.3 2,026 368 18.1 411 186 45.3 2,829 1,726 61.0
      Inside principal cities 2,900 1,476 50.9 924 201 21.7 240 126 52.4 1,737 1,150 66.2
      Outside principal cities 2,366 804 34.0 1,102 167 15.2 172 61 35.3 1,092 576 52.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 499 289 58.0 183 54 29.8 26 14 (B) 290 221 76.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,003 433 43.1 340 62 18.1 89 43 48.3 575 328 57.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 992 428 43.1 334 60 18.0 87 41 47.3 571 326 57.1
      Inside principal cities 663 323 48.6 201 45 22.4 60 30 (B) 402 248 61.6
      Outside principal cities 329 105 31.9 133 15 11.4 27 11 (B) 169 79 46.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11 5 (B) 6 1 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 2 (B)
Midwest 1,069 555 51.9 354 84 23.7 80 42 52.0 634 429 67.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,036 531 51.2 340 77 22.6 79 41 51.4 617 413 67.0
      Inside principal cities 683 404 59.1 185 55 29.9 59 39 (B) 439 309 70.4
      Outside principal cities 353 127 36.0 156 22 14.0 20 1 (B) 178 104 58.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 33 24 (B) 14 7 (B) 1 1 (B) 17 16 (B)
South 3,141 1,388 44.2 1,221 210 17.2 226 94 41.7 1,694 1,084 64.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,697 1,131 42.0 1,066 167 15.6 203 85 41.6 1,427 880 61.7
      Inside principal cities 1,253 633 50.6 396 67 17.1 103 45 44.0 754 520 69.0
      Outside principal cities 1,444 498 34.5 670 99 14.8 100 39 39.0 673 360 53.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 445 256 57.6 155 43 27.6 23 10 (B) 267 204 76.4
West 552 194 35.2 293 67 22.8 43 21 (B) 216 106 49.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 541 190 35.1 286 64 22.3 42 20 (B) 213 106 49.8
      Inside principal cities 301 116 38.7 143 33 23.1 17 11 (B) 141 72 51.3
      Outside principal cities 240 74 30.7 143 31 21.5 25 9 (B) 72 34 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11 4 (B) 8 3 (B) 1 1 (B) 2 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
136 55 40.5 55 9 (B) 17 7 (B) 65 39 (B)
Middle Atlantic 867 377 43.5 285 53 18.5 72 36 (B) 510 289 56.7
East North Central 890 484 54.4 272 73 26.7 70 37 (B) 548 375 68.3
West North Central 179 70 39.5 82 11 13.7 10 5 (B) 86 54 63.2
South Atlantic 1,908 766 40.2 749 124 16.5 139 52 37.3 1,020 591 57.9
East South Central 499 267 53.4 172 28 16.3 40 26 (B) 288 213 73.9
West South Central 734 355 48.3 300 58 19.3 48 17 (B) 386 280 72.5
Mountain 120 43 35.7 68 16 (B) 8 3 (B) 44 23 (B)
Pacific 432 151 35.0 225 50 22.4 35 18 (B) 172 83 48.5

Poverty Footnotes


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