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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 alone (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
5,765 2,910 50.5 2,208 530 24.0 438 231 52.7 3,119 2,149 68.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
5,266 2,594 49.3 2,026 462 22.8 411 214 52.0 2,829 1,919 67.8
      Inside principal cities 2,900 1,658 57.2 924 250 27.0 240 141 59.0 1,737 1,267 73.0
      Outside principal cities 2,366 936 39.6 1,102 212 19.2 172 73 42.4 1,092 651 59.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 499 315 63.2 183 68 37.3 26 17 (B) 290 231 79.6

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,003 492 49.0 340 72 21.1 89 46 51.4 575 375 65.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 992 487 49.1 334 70 21.1 87 44 50.4 571 373 65.2
      Inside principal cities 663 364 54.9 201 55 27.4 60 31 (B) 402 278 69.2
      Outside principal cities 329 123 37.3 133 15 11.4 27 13 (B) 169 95 55.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11 5 (B) 6 1 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 2 (B)
Midwest 1,069 615 57.5 354 111 31.2 80 45 56.2 634 459 72.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,036 589 56.9 340 102 29.9 79 44 55.6 617 443 71.8
      Inside principal cities 683 444 64.9 185 69 37.2 59 41 (B) 439 334 76.0
      Outside principal cities 353 146 41.3 156 33 21.4 20 3 (B) 178 109 61.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 33 26 (B) 14 9 (B) 1 1 (B) 17 16 (B)
South 3,141 1,574 50.1 1,221 266 21.8 226 118 52.3 1,694 1,190 70.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,697 1,295 48.0 1,066 212 19.9 203 105 51.9 1,427 977 68.5
      Inside principal cities 1,253 716 57.1 396 87 22.0 103 58 55.9 754 571 75.8
      Outside principal cities 1,444 579 40.1 670 125 18.6 100 48 47.7 673 406 60.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 445 279 62.9 155 54 34.7 23 13 (B) 267 213 79.8
West 552 229 41.5 293 82 28.0 43 22 (B) 216 125 58.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 541 224 41.4 286 78 27.3 42 21 (B) 213 125 58.6
      Inside principal cities 301 135 44.8 143 39 27.4 17 12 (B) 141 84 59.3
      Outside principal cities 240 89 37.1 143 39 27.2 25 9 (B) 72 41 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11 5 (B) 8 4 (B) 1 1 (B) 2 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
136 61 44.9 55 9 (B) 17 10 (B) 65 42 (B)
Middle Atlantic 867 431 49.7 285 62 21.9 72 36 (B) 510 332 65.2
East North Central 890 536 60.2 272 94 34.5 70 40 (B) 548 402 73.3
West North Central 179 79 44.2 82 17 20.2 10 5 (B) 86 57 66.6
South Atlantic 1,908 871 45.7 749 150 20.1 139 68 48.6 1,020 653 64.0
East South Central 499 304 60.9 172 45 26.0 40 26 (B) 288 233 81.1
West South Central 734 399 54.4 300 71 23.5 48 25 (B) 386 304 78.6
Mountain 120 51 42.6 68 20 (B) 8 4 (B) 44 26 (B)
Pacific 432 178 41.2 225 62 27.5 35 18 (B) 172 99 57.4

Poverty Footnotes


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