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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, not Hispanic (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
23,657 4,905 20.7 17,750 2,180 12.3 1,538 508 33.1 4,368 2,217 50.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
18,975 3,483 18.4 14,367 1,541 10.7 1,185 356 30.0 3,423 1,586 46.4
      Inside principal cities 5,262 1,179 22.4 3,816 498 13.1 333 106 31.7 1,112 575 51.7
      Outside principal cities 13,713 2,303 16.8 10,551 1,042 9.9 852 250 29.3 2,311 1,011 43.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,682 1,422 30.4 3,383 640 18.9 353 153 43.3 946 630 66.6

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
4,475 747 16.7 3,481 355 10.2 264 76 28.8 730 316 43.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,836 587 15.3 3,015 295 9.8 213 53 24.9 608 239 39.3
      Inside principal cities 632 158 25.1 461 74 16.1 42 16 (B) 129 68 53.0
      Outside principal cities 3,204 429 13.4 2,554 221 8.7 171 37 21.7 479 171 35.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 639 160 25.0 466 60 12.8 50 23 (B) 122 77 63.4
Midwest 6,463 1,427 22.1 4,725 556 11.8 467 154 32.9 1,271 717 56.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,758 906 19.0 3,521 329 9.4 323 97 30.1 914 479 52.5
      Inside principal cities 1,303 305 23.4 939 109 11.6 80 27 34.1 284 169 59.5
      Outside principal cities 3,455 601 17.4 2,582 220 8.5 243 70 28.8 630 310 49.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,705 520 30.5 1,203 227 18.9 144 56 39.1 357 237 66.4
South 8,007 1,865 23.3 5,969 850 14.2 509 204 40.0 1,529 812 53.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,231 1,276 20.5 4,679 569 12.2 382 143 37.3 1,170 565 48.2
      Inside principal cities 1,729 408 23.6 1,234 174 14.1 103 37 35.6 393 198 50.3
      Outside principal cities 4,502 868 19.3 3,445 395 11.5 279 106 38.0 778 367 47.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,776 589 33.2 1,291 281 21.8 127 61 48.1 358 247 68.9
West 4,712 867 18.4 3,575 419 11.7 299 75 25.1 838 372 44.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,150 714 17.2 3,152 348 11.0 267 62 23.4 730 304 41.6
      Inside principal cities 1,598 307 19.2 1,184 141 11.9 107 25 23.7 307 141 45.8
      Outside principal cities 2,552 406 15.9 1,969 206 10.5 160 37 23.1 424 163 38.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 563 153 27.2 423 72 17.0 32 13 (B) 108 68 63.4

Division (31)
 
New England
1,408 221 15.7 1,076 87 8.1 79 26 33.3 253 108 42.9
Middle Atlantic 3,067 525 17.1 2,405 268 11.1 184 49 26.8 478 208 43.6
East North Central 4,389 949 21.6 3,179 336 10.6 310 104 33.7 901 509 56.5
West North Central 2,074 477 23.0 1,546 220 14.2 157 49 31.4 371 208 56.0
South Atlantic 4,263 900 21.1 3,191 407 12.8 268 93 34.9 805 399 49.6
East South Central 1,587 493 31.0 1,172 227 19.4 91 53 58.2 323 212 65.7
West South Central 2,157 473 21.9 1,606 216 13.4 149 57 38.2 401 200 49.8
Mountain 1,846 364 19.7 1,424 187 13.2 110 28 25.4 312 148 47.6
Pacific 2,867 503 17.5 2,151 232 10.8 189 47 25.0 527 224 42.5

Poverty Footnotes


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