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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)

White A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
30,740 9,018 29.3 22,405 4,488 20.0 2,085 824 39.5 6,249 3,705 59.3

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
25,516 7,170 28.1 18,667 3,596 19.3 1,692 642 37.9 5,157 2,932 56.9
      Inside principal cities 8,570 3,199 37.3 5,836 1,551 26.6 600 273 45.4 2,134 1,375 64.4
      Outside principal cities 16,946 3,971 23.4 12,831 2,045 15.9 1,092 370 33.8 3,022 1,556 51.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,224 1,848 35.4 3,738 892 23.9 393 182 46.4 1,093 774 70.8

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,399 1,314 24.3 3,939 557 14.1 346 127 36.7 1,114 630 56.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,738 1,133 23.9 3,458 484 14.0 294 102 34.9 987 546 55.3
      Inside principal cities 1,135 478 42.1 664 164 24.7 84 42 49.7 387 272 70.4
      Outside principal cities 3,603 654 18.2 2,793 320 11.5 210 60 28.9 600 274 45.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 661 182 27.5 482 72 15.0 52 24 (B) 128 85 66.3
Midwest 7,191 1,929 26.8 5,200 837 16.1 541 205 38.0 1,450 886 61.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,383 1,308 24.3 3,928 551 14.0 389 138 35.3 1,065 619 58.1
      Inside principal cities 1,612 503 31.2 1,122 203 18.1 120 54 44.7 370 247 66.7
      Outside principal cities 3,770 804 21.3 2,806 348 12.4 269 84 31.2 696 372 53.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,808 622 34.4 1,272 286 22.5 152 68 44.8 385 268 69.5
South 10,561 3,382 32.0 7,697 1,769 23.0 685 298 43.6 2,179 1,315 60.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 8,546 2,597 30.4 6,253 1,370 21.9 537 225 41.8 1,756 1,002 57.1
      Inside principal cities 2,883 1,137 39.4 1,987 600 30.2 180 81 44.7 715 456 63.8
      Outside principal cities 5,663 1,460 25.8 4,266 770 18.0 357 144 40.4 1,041 546 52.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,015 785 39.0 1,444 399 27.6 148 74 50.0 423 312 73.8
West 7,588 2,393 31.5 5,569 1,325 23.8 514 193 37.6 1,506 874 58.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,849 2,133 31.1 5,028 1,190 23.7 472 177 37.6 1,349 765 56.7
      Inside principal cities 2,940 1,080 36.8 2,062 584 28.3 215 96 44.7 663 401 60.4
      Outside principal cities 3,909 1,052 26.9 2,966 607 20.5 257 81 31.6 686 364 53.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 739 260 35.2 541 135 24.9 42 16 (B) 157 109 69.6

Division (31)
 
New England
1,578 345 21.8 1,150 124 10.8 94 35 36.9 335 186 55.6
Middle Atlantic 3,821 970 25.4 2,789 433 15.5 252 92 36.6 780 444 57.0
East North Central 4,940 1,318 26.7 3,542 545 15.4 371 148 39.9 1,028 625 60.8
West North Central 2,251 611 27.1 1,658 292 17.6 170 57 33.9 423 261 61.8
South Atlantic 5,111 1,363 26.7 3,790 690 18.2 321 127 39.4 999 547 54.7
East South Central 1,682 584 34.7 1,233 280 22.7 103 64 61.9 346 240 69.4
West South Central 3,768 1,435 38.1 2,674 799 29.9 261 108 41.6 833 527 63.3
Mountain 2,569 798 31.0 1,893 425 22.5 161 55 34.0 516 318 61.6
Pacific 5,019 1,595 31.8 3,676 900 24.5 353 139 39.3 990 556 56.2

Poverty Footnotes


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