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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 alone (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
30,241 8,826 29.2 22,098 4,411 20.0 2,034 799 39.3 6,110 3,616 59.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
25,099 7,016 28.0 18,409 3,537 19.2 1,647 618 37.5 5,043 2,861 56.7
      Inside principal cities 8,388 3,120 37.2 5,731 1,526 26.6 577 255 44.2 2,080 1,340 64.4
      Outside principal cities 16,711 3,896 23.3 12,678 2,012 15.9 1,070 362 33.9 2,964 1,522 51.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,142 1,809 35.2 3,689 874 23.7 387 181 46.9 1,066 754 70.7

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,329 1,273 23.9 3,896 540 13.9 335 118 35.2 1,097 615 56.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,675 1,093 23.4 3,420 469 13.7 284 94 33.0 971 531 54.6
      Inside principal cities 1,114 462 41.5 658 162 24.7 77 35 45.5 379 265 69.9
      Outside principal cities 3,561 631 17.7 2,762 307 11.1 207 59 28.4 592 265 44.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 654 180 27.5 476 71 14.9 52 24 (B) 126 85 66.9
Midwest 7,090 1,886 26.6 5,152 827 16.0 525 198 37.7 1,413 862 61.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,299 1,272 24.0 3,890 545 14.0 373 130 34.8 1,036 597 57.7
      Inside principal cities 1,573 485 30.8 1,107 202 18.3 112 48 43.2 354 235 66.3
      Outside principal cities 3,726 787 21.1 2,783 343 12.3 262 82 31.2 681 363 53.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,791 614 34.3 1,261 282 22.4 152 68 44.8 378 264 70.0
South 10,412 3,318 31.9 7,613 1,741 22.9 669 294 44.0 2,130 1,282 60.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 8,433 2,555 30.3 6,187 1,351 21.8 525 220 42.0 1,720 983 57.2
      Inside principal cities 2,835 1,112 39.2 1,959 587 30.0 178 80 44.8 698 446 63.8
      Outside principal cities 5,598 1,442 25.8 4,228 764 18.1 348 141 40.5 1,022 538 52.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,979 763 38.5 1,425 390 27.4 144 74 51.3 410 299 73.0
West 7,410 2,349 31.7 5,437 1,303 24.0 504 189 37.5 1,469 856 58.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,692 2,096 31.3 4,911 1,172 23.9 464 174 37.4 1,316 750 57.0
      Inside principal cities 2,865 1,060 37.0 2,007 574 28.6 211 92 43.8 648 394 60.8
      Outside principal cities 3,827 1,036 27.1 2,904 599 20.6 254 81 32.1 669 356 53.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 718 252 35.1 526 131 24.8 40 15 (B) 153 106 69.5

Division (31)
 
New England
1,569 341 21.7 1,145 123 10.8 90 32 35.8 333 185 55.6
Middle Atlantic 3,760 932 24.8 2,751 417 15.1 245 86 34.9 764 430 56.2
East North Central 4,873 1,291 26.5 3,512 540 15.4 358 142 39.8 1,003 608 60.7
West North Central 2,217 596 26.9 1,640 287 17.5 167 55 33.2 411 253 61.7
South Atlantic 5,056 1,345 26.6 3,765 685 18.2 314 125 39.7 977 536 54.8
East South Central 1,658 571 34.4 1,223 278 22.7 97 61 63.1 338 232 68.7
West South Central 3,699 1,402 37.9 2,624 778 29.7 259 108 41.9 816 515 63.1
Mountain 2,528 782 30.9 1,864 419 22.4 160 54 34.0 503 309 61.3
Pacific 4,882 1,567 32.1 3,573 885 24.8 344 135 39.1 965 548 56.7

Poverty Footnotes


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