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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 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6)

White alone (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
30,241 8,274 27.4 22,098 4,048 18.3 2,034 754 37.1 6,110 3,472 56.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
25,099 6,580 26.2 18,409 3,255 17.7 1,647 581 35.3 5,043 2,745 54.4
      Inside principal cities 8,388 2,961 35.3 5,731 1,431 25.0 577 241 41.8 2,080 1,288 61.9
      Outside principal cities 16,711 3,619 21.7 12,678 1,823 14.4 1,070 340 31.7 2,964 1,456 49.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,142 1,693 32.9 3,689 793 21.5 387 173 44.7 1,066 727 68.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,329 1,189 22.3 3,896 491 12.6 335 110 32.9 1,097 588 53.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,675 1,018 21.8 3,420 426 12.4 284 86 30.4 971 506 52.1
      Inside principal cities 1,114 440 39.5 658 147 22.4 77 35 45.2 379 258 67.9
      Outside principal cities 3,561 578 16.2 2,762 278 10.1 207 52 24.9 592 249 42.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 654 171 26.1 476 65 13.7 52 24 (B) 126 82 64.6
Midwest 7,090 1,760 24.8 5,152 748 14.5 525 188 35.7 1,413 824 58.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,299 1,190 22.5 3,890 495 12.7 373 125 33.6 1,036 570 55.0
      Inside principal cities 1,573 462 29.4 1,107 197 17.7 112 47 42.1 354 219 61.7
      Outside principal cities 3,726 728 19.5 2,783 299 10.7 262 78 29.9 681 351 51.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,791 569 31.8 1,261 253 20.1 152 62 41.1 378 254 67.2
South 10,412 3,102 29.8 7,613 1,591 20.9 669 279 41.7 2,130 1,232 57.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 8,433 2,388 28.3 6,187 1,236 20.0 525 207 39.5 1,720 945 54.9
      Inside principal cities 2,835 1,047 36.9 1,959 545 27.8 178 75 42.2 698 427 61.2
      Outside principal cities 5,598 1,341 24.0 4,228 691 16.3 348 132 38.1 1,022 517 50.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,979 715 36.1 1,425 355 24.9 144 72 49.7 410 288 70.2
West 7,410 2,222 30.0 5,437 1,217 22.4 504 177 35.1 1,469 828 56.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,692 1,984 29.6 4,911 1,098 22.4 464 162 34.8 1,316 724 55.0
      Inside principal cities 2,865 1,012 35.3 2,007 543 27.0 211 84 40.0 648 385 59.4
      Outside principal cities 3,827 972 25.4 2,904 555 19.1 254 77 30.5 669 339 50.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 718 239 33.2 526 119 22.7 40 15 (B) 153 104 68.3

Division (31)
 
New England
1,569 319 20.3 1,145 112 9.8 90 29 32.2 333 177 53.1
Middle Atlantic 3,760 870 23.1 2,751 379 13.8 245 81 33.2 764 411 53.7
East North Central 4,873 1,200 24.6 3,512 482 13.7 358 134 37.6 1,003 583 58.2
West North Central 2,217 560 25.3 1,640 266 16.2 167 53 31.8 411 241 58.7
South Atlantic 5,056 1,247 24.7 3,765 622 16.5 314 116 37.0 977 508 52.0
East South Central 1,658 540 32.6 1,223 257 21.0 97 59 60.7 338 224 66.3
West South Central 3,699 1,316 35.6 2,624 712 27.1 259 104 40.2 816 500 61.3
Mountain 2,528 739 29.2 1,864 390 20.9 160 53 33.1 503 296 58.8
Pacific 4,882 1,483 30.4 3,573 827 23.2 344 124 36.0 965 532 55.2

Poverty Footnotes


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