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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)

Hispanic (of any race) (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
7,117 3,668 51.5 4,617 1,999 43.3 544 272 50.1 1,957 1,396 71.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
6,619 3,372 50.9 4,286 1,830 42.7 508 252 49.5 1,825 1,290 70.6
      Inside principal cities 3,404 1,947 57.2 2,037 990 48.6 282 157 55.6 1,085 800 73.7
      Outside principal cities 3,216 1,425 44.3 2,249 840 37.4 226 95 42.0 740 490 66.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 498 296 59.5 331 169 50.9 36 21 (B) 131 107 81.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,013 531 52.4 480 158 32.8 92 48 52.6 441 325 73.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 997 519 52.0 470 151 32.1 90 47 51.9 437 321 73.5
      Inside principal cities 598 348 58.3 242 88 36.1 54 32 (B) 301 229 75.8
      Outside principal cities 399 170 42.7 227 63 27.8 36 15 (B) 135 92 68.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16 12 (B) 11 7 (B) 1 1 (B) 4 4 (B)
Midwest 660 349 52.9 447 198 44.4 63 36 (B) 151 115 76.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 573 299 52.3 388 171 44.2 55 30 (B) 130 98 75.2
      Inside principal cities 287 166 57.6 176 90 50.9 36 21 (B) 76 55 72.5
      Outside principal cities 285 134 46.8 211 82 38.7 20 9 (B) 55 43 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 87 50 57.2 59 27 (B) 7 6 (B) 21 17 (B)
South 2,517 1,306 51.9 1,689 767 45.4 169 79 47.1 659 459 69.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,300 1,172 51.0 1,546 688 44.5 150 69 45.8 603 415 68.8
      Inside principal cities 1,161 676 58.2 745 380 51.0 80 41 51.2 336 255 75.9
      Outside principal cities 1,139 496 43.6 801 308 38.5 70 28 (B) 267 160 60.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 217 133 61.6 142 79 55.3 19 11 (B) 56 44 (B)
West 2,928 1,482 50.6 2,001 876 43.8 221 109 49.2 705 497 70.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,750 1,381 50.2 1,882 820 43.6 213 106 49.8 655 455 69.5
      Inside principal cities 1,357 757 55.7 873 433 49.6 112 62 55.5 372 262 70.3
      Outside principal cities 1,393 625 44.9 1,009 387 38.4 101 44 43.5 283 194 68.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 178 101 56.5 119 56 47.3 8 3 (B) 51 41 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
191 118 61.5 77 28 37.0 12 4 (B) 102 85 83.5
Middle Atlantic 822 413 50.3 404 129 32.0 80 44 55.7 339 240 70.8
East North Central 506 261 51.6 346 151 43.7 52 31 (B) 108 78 73.0
West North Central 154 88 57.2 100 47 46.8 11 5 (B) 43 36 (B)
South Atlantic 844 374 44.4 593 223 37.7 49 24 (B) 202 126 62.6
East South Central 75 51 68.4 51 30 (B) 6 6 (B) 18 15 (B)
West South Central 1,598 880 55.1 1,045 513 49.1 114 49 43.3 439 317 72.3
Mountain 741 416 56.1 474 225 47.5 51 25 (B) 216 166 76.6
Pacific 2,186 1,066 48.7 1,527 651 42.6 170 84 49.2 489 331 67.7

Poverty Footnotes


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