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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 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6)

All races (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
38,962 12,795 32.8 26,490 5,495 20.7 2,676 1,133 42.3 9,796 6,167 63.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
32,983 10,470 31.7 22,428 4,470 19.9 2,236 920 41.1 8,319 5,080 61.1
      Inside principal cities 12,498 5,221 41.8 7,550 2,014 26.7 911 454 49.8 4,038 2,753 68.2
      Outside principal cities 20,485 5,249 25.6 14,877 2,456 16.5 1,325 466 35.2 4,282 2,328 54.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,979 2,325 38.9 4,062 1,025 25.2 440 213 48.4 1,476 1,086 73.6

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
6,826 1,936 28.4 4,627 708 15.3 446 181 40.5 1,753 1,047 59.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,150 1,747 28.4 4,136 634 15.3 392 154 39.2 1,621 960 59.2
      Inside principal cities 1,969 915 46.5 998 259 26.0 153 80 52.5 819 576 70.3
      Outside principal cities 4,181 832 19.9 3,138 375 11.9 240 74 30.8 803 384 47.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 676 188 27.8 491 75 15.2 54 27 (B) 132 87 66.3
Midwest 8,556 2,670 31.2 5,781 1,010 17.5 639 263 41.2 2,135 1,397 65.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,663 1,986 29.8 4,474 704 15.7 481 189 39.4 1,709 1,093 63.9
      Inside principal cities 2,418 1,000 41.4 1,411 303 21.5 186 100 54.1 821 597 72.7
      Outside principal cities 4,246 986 23.2 3,063 401 13.1 295 89 30.1 888 496 55.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,892 683 36.1 1,307 306 23.4 159 74 46.6 426 304 71.3
South 14,344 5,212 36.3 9,403 2,161 23.0 952 439 46.1 3,989 2,611 65.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 11,790 4,087 34.7 7,750 1,683 21.7 772 348 45.0 3,267 2,057 62.9
      Inside principal cities 4,364 1,930 44.2 2,565 733 28.6 299 146 48.9 1,500 1,051 70.1
      Outside principal cities 7,426 2,157 29.0 5,185 950 18.3 474 201 42.5 1,767 1,006 56.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,554 1,124 44.0 1,653 478 28.9 180 92 51.1 722 555 76.8
West 9,236 2,978 32.2 6,679 1,616 24.2 638 250 39.1 1,918 1,112 58.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 8,379 2,649 31.6 6,067 1,449 23.9 591 229 38.8 1,722 971 56.4
      Inside principal cities 3,747 1,375 36.7 2,576 719 27.9 273 127 46.4 898 530 59.0
      Outside principal cities 4,632 1,274 27.5 3,491 730 20.9 317 102 32.2 824 442 53.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 856 329 38.4 612 167 27.3 48 21 (B) 197 141 71.5

Division (31)
 
New England
1,813 434 23.9 1,280 146 11.4 113 46 40.5 420 242 57.6
Middle Atlantic 5,013 1,502 30.0 3,346 562 16.8 334 135 40.4 1,332 805 60.4
East North Central 6,030 1,934 32.1 3,979 683 17.2 450 194 43.2 1,601 1,057 66.0
West North Central 2,525 736 29.1 1,802 327 18.2 189 69 36.3 534 340 63.6
South Atlantic 7,362 2,360 32.1 4,803 893 18.6 474 201 42.5 2,085 1,265 60.7
East South Central 2,223 915 41.2 1,431 339 23.7 147 95 65.0 645 481 74.6
West South Central 4,759 1,936 40.7 3,169 929 29.3 331 143 43.1 1,259 865 68.7
Mountain 2,895 949 32.8 2,099 499 23.8 182 67 36.7 614 382 62.3
Pacific 6,341 2,029 32.0 4,580 1,116 24.4 456 183 40.1 1,305 730 55.9

Poverty Footnotes


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