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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)

Asian alone (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
1,833 385 21.0 1,529 260 17.0 80 28 35.0 224 97 43.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
1,790 362 20.2 1,500 248 16.5 77 25 32.4 213 89 41.9
      Inside principal cities 838 192 22.9 694 134 19.3 34 15 (B) 110 43 39.4
      Outside principal cities 951 170 17.9 806 114 14.2 43 10 (B) 103 46 44.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 44 23 (B) 30 12 (B) 3 3 (B) 11 7 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
385 82 21.4 324 61 18.9 9 4 (B) 52 17 (B)
  Inside metro statistical areas 383 81 21.2 323 61 18.8 9 4 (B) 52 17 (B)
      Inside principal cities 153 43 28.2 126 31 24.9 6 4 (B) 21 8 (B)
      Outside principal cities 230 38 16.6 196 29 14.9 3 0 (B) 31 9 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2 1 (B) 2 1 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (B)
Midwest 222 53 23.9 191 36 18.7 9 2 (B) 22 15 (B)
  Inside metro statistical areas 214 48 22.5 186 34 18.4 8 1 (B) 20 13 (B)
      Inside principal cities 107 32 30.1 98 25 25.6 2 1 (B) 7 6 (B)
      Outside principal cities 107 16 14.9 89 9 10.4 6 0 (B) 12 7 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 8 5 (B) 5 2 (B) 1 1 (B) 3 3 (B)
South 462 107 23.2 387 66 17.2 27 15 (B) 48 26 (B)
  Inside metro statistical areas 445 94 21.1 374 58 15.4 26 13 (B) 45 23 (B)
      Inside principal cities 189 42 22.1 159 27 17.3 11 6 (B) 18 8 (B)
      Outside principal cities 256 52 20.3 215 30 14.1 14 7 (B) 27 15 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 18 14 (B) 13 9 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 3 (B)
West 763 142 18.6 627 97 15.4 35 7 (B) 102 38 37.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 747 139 18.6 617 96 15.5 34 7 (B) 97 37 37.9
      Inside principal cities 389 75 19.2 311 50 16.1 15 4 (B) 64 21 (B)
      Outside principal cities 358 64 17.9 306 45 14.9 19 3 (B) 33 16 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16 3 (B) 11 1 (B) 1 1 (B) 5 1 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
89 17 19.3 70 11 (B) 1 0 (B) 18 6 (B)
Middle Atlantic 297 65 22.0 255 50 19.7 8 4 (B) 34 11 (B)
East North Central 165 42 25.5 145 30 20.8 5 1 (B) 15 10 (B)
West North Central 57 11 (B) 46 6 (B) 4 1 (B) 8 5 (B)
South Atlantic 252 41 16.3 219 25 11.3 9 6 (B) 24 11 (B)
East South Central 30 10 (B) 20 5 (B) 3 3 (B) 6 2 (B)
West South Central 181 56 31.2 147 37 24.8 16 6 (B) 18 13 (B)
Mountain 72 20 (B) 59 13 (B) 3 1 (B) 10 6 (B)
Pacific 691 123 17.7 568 84 14.8 32 7 (B) 91 32 35.3

Poverty Footnotes


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