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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 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6)

All races (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
38,962 13,826 35.5 26,490 6,148 23.2 2,676 1,226 45.8 9,796 6,451 65.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
32,983 11,311 34.3 22,428 5,004 22.3 2,236 985 44.1 8,319 5,321 64.0
      Inside principal cities 12,498 5,515 44.1 7,550 2,173 28.8 911 477 52.3 4,038 2,865 71.0
      Outside principal cities 20,485 5,796 28.3 14,877 2,831 19.0 1,325 509 38.4 4,282 2,456 57.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,979 2,515 42.1 4,062 1,144 28.2 440 241 54.8 1,476 1,130 76.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
6,826 2,078 30.4 4,627 808 17.5 446 191 42.9 1,753 1,079 61.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,150 1,866 30.3 4,136 715 17.3 392 164 41.9 1,621 987 60.9
      Inside principal cities 1,969 946 48.0 998 281 28.1 153 82 53.4 819 584 71.3
      Outside principal cities 4,181 920 22.0 3,138 434 13.8 240 83 34.5 803 403 50.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 676 212 31.4 491 93 18.9 54 27 (B) 132 92 70.2
Midwest 8,556 2,903 33.9 5,781 1,133 19.6 639 292 45.7 2,135 1,478 69.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,663 2,152 32.3 4,474 798 17.8 481 202 42.1 1,709 1,153 67.4
      Inside principal cities 2,418 1,059 43.8 1,411 332 23.5 186 103 55.7 821 624 76.0
      Outside principal cities 4,246 1,093 25.7 3,063 466 15.2 295 99 33.5 888 529 59.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,892 750 39.7 1,307 335 25.7 159 90 56.8 426 325 76.2
South 14,344 5,604 39.1 9,403 2,400 25.5 952 474 49.8 3,989 2,730 68.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 11,790 4,409 37.4 7,750 1,873 24.2 772 372 48.2 3,267 2,163 66.2
      Inside principal cities 4,364 2,045 46.9 2,565 784 30.6 299 157 52.6 1,500 1,104 73.6
      Outside principal cities 7,426 2,364 31.8 5,185 1,089 21.0 474 215 45.4 1,767 1,060 59.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,554 1,195 46.8 1,653 526 31.8 180 102 56.8 722 566 78.5
West 9,236 3,241 35.1 6,679 1,808 27.1 638 269 42.1 1,918 1,164 60.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 8,379 2,883 34.4 6,067 1,618 26.7 591 247 41.7 1,722 1,018 59.2
      Inside principal cities 3,747 1,464 39.1 2,576 776 30.1 273 134 49.2 898 553 61.7
      Outside principal cities 4,632 1,419 30.6 3,491 842 24.1 317 112 35.3 824 465 56.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 856 358 41.8 612 190 31.0 48 22 (B) 197 146 74.2

Division (31)
 
New England
1,813 463 25.5 1,280 163 12.7 113 48 42.5 420 252 59.9
Middle Atlantic 5,013 1,616 32.2 3,346 645 19.3 334 143 43.0 1,332 827 62.1
East North Central 6,030 2,102 34.9 3,979 766 19.2 450 218 48.4 1,601 1,119 69.9
West North Central 2,525 801 31.7 1,802 367 20.4 189 75 39.5 534 359 67.2
South Atlantic 7,362 2,554 34.7 4,803 1,014 21.1 474 218 46.0 2,085 1,321 63.4
East South Central 2,223 976 43.9 1,431 373 26.1 147 102 69.3 645 501 77.7
West South Central 4,759 2,074 43.6 3,169 1,012 31.9 331 154 46.7 1,259 907 72.1
Mountain 2,895 1,023 35.3 2,099 552 26.3 182 72 39.4 614 399 65.0
Pacific 6,341 2,218 35.0 4,580 1,256 27.4 456 197 43.2 1,305 765 58.7

Poverty Footnotes


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