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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)

Black A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
5,936 2,997 50.5 2,298 559 24.3 451 242 53.6 3,187 2,196 68.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
5,429 2,677 49.3 2,111 488 23.1 425 225 53.0 2,893 1,964 67.9
      Inside principal cities 2,977 1,704 57.3 956 264 27.6 250 150 59.9 1,770 1,291 72.9
      Outside principal cities 2,452 973 39.7 1,155 225 19.5 174 75 43.2 1,123 673 59.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 506 320 63.1 187 71 38.0 26 17 (B) 293 232 79.1

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,043 515 49.4 362 80 22.0 95 52 54.6 586 383 65.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,032 510 49.4 356 79 22.0 93 50 53.8 583 382 65.5
      Inside principal cities 683 377 55.2 207 57 27.4 64 35 (B) 411 285 69.3
      Outside principal cities 349 133 38.1 149 22 14.5 29 15 (B) 171 97 56.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11 5 (B) 6 1 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 2 (B)
Midwest 1,105 637 57.6 368 117 31.8 85 48 56.4 652 471 72.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,068 608 57.0 351 106 30.1 84 47 55.9 633 455 72.0
      Inside principal cities 697 454 65.1 187 69 36.8 64 44 (B) 447 341 76.4
      Outside principal cities 370 154 41.7 164 37 22.6 20 3 (B) 186 114 61.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 38 29 (B) 17 12 (B) 1 1 (B) 19 16 (B)
South 3,197 1,605 50.2 1,247 276 22.2 228 120 52.7 1,722 1,209 70.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,751 1,324 48.1 1,092 222 20.4 205 107 52.3 1,454 994 68.4
      Inside principal cities 1,275 733 57.5 407 98 23.9 104 59 56.3 764 577 75.6
      Outside principal cities 1,476 591 40.0 684 125 18.2 101 49 48.2 690 417 60.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 446 281 63.0 155 54 34.7 23 13 (B) 268 214 79.9
West 590 240 40.6 320 86 26.8 43 22 (B) 227 132 58.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 579 235 40.6 312 82 26.2 42 21 (B) 224 132 59.0
      Inside principal cities 321 140 43.7 155 41 26.1 17 12 (B) 149 88 59.0
      Outside principal cities 257 95 36.7 157 41 26.2 25 9 (B) 75 45 59.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12 5 (B) 8 4 (B) 1 1 (B) 3 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
142 64 45.3 57 9 (B) 19 12 (B) 66 43 (B)
Middle Atlantic 901 451 50.0 305 71 23.1 76 40 52.4 520 340 65.5
East North Central 917 552 60.1 282 98 34.7 75 43 (B) 561 411 73.2
West North Central 188 85 45.3 86 19 22.5 10 5 (B) 91 61 66.4
South Atlantic 1,938 883 45.6 761 151 19.9 140 69 49.0 1,038 664 63.9
East South Central 506 311 61.4 177 49 27.9 41 27 (B) 289 235 81.2
West South Central 753 411 54.6 310 76 24.4 48 25 (B) 396 310 78.5
Mountain 130 55 42.4 74 20 (B) 8 4 (B) 49 31 (B)
Pacific 460 185 40.1 246 66 26.6 36 18 (B) 178 101 57.0

Poverty Footnotes


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