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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)

White alone (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
30,241 9,633 31.9 22,098 4,958 22.4 2,034 878 43.2 6,110 3,797 62.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
25,099 7,654 30.5 18,409 3,979 21.6 1,647 670 40.7 5,043 3,004 59.6
      Inside principal cities 8,388 3,313 39.5 5,731 1,648 28.8 577 273 47.3 2,080 1,391 66.9
      Outside principal cities 16,711 4,341 26.0 12,678 2,331 18.4 1,070 397 37.1 2,964 1,613 54.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,142 1,980 38.5 3,689 979 26.5 387 208 53.7 1,066 793 74.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,329 1,390 26.1 3,896 623 16.0 335 127 37.8 1,097 641 58.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,675 1,188 25.4 3,420 535 15.6 284 102 35.9 971 551 56.8
      Inside principal cities 1,114 483 43.3 658 177 26.9 77 36 46.9 379 270 71.2
      Outside principal cities 3,561 706 19.8 2,762 358 13.0 207 66 31.9 592 281 47.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 654 202 30.9 476 88 18.4 52 25 (B) 126 90 71.0
Midwest 7,090 2,080 29.3 5,152 940 18.2 525 225 42.9 1,413 915 64.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,299 1,400 26.4 3,890 629 16.2 373 141 37.8 1,036 631 60.9
      Inside principal cities 1,573 524 33.3 1,107 229 20.6 112 50 44.5 354 246 69.3
      Outside principal cities 3,726 876 23.5 2,783 400 14.4 262 91 34.9 681 385 56.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,791 680 38.0 1,261 311 24.7 152 84 55.5 378 285 75.3
South 10,412 3,591 34.5 7,613 1,927 25.3 669 319 47.7 2,130 1,345 63.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 8,433 2,772 32.9 6,187 1,498 24.2 525 237 45.1 1,720 1,037 60.3
      Inside principal cities 2,835 1,176 41.5 1,959 620 31.7 178 89 49.8 698 467 66.9
      Outside principal cities 5,598 1,596 28.5 4,228 877 20.7 348 149 42.7 1,022 570 55.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,979 819 41.4 1,425 429 30.1 144 82 57.1 410 308 75.0
West 7,410 2,571 34.7 5,437 1,468 27.0 504 207 41.0 1,469 896 61.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,692 2,293 34.3 4,911 1,318 26.8 464 190 40.9 1,316 785 59.7
      Inside principal cities 2,865 1,130 39.4 2,007 622 31.0 211 99 46.8 648 409 63.2
      Outside principal cities 3,827 1,163 30.4 2,904 696 23.9 254 91 35.9 669 376 56.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 718 278 38.8 526 151 28.7 40 17 (B) 153 111 72.8

Division (31)
 
New England
1,569 364 23.2 1,145 137 12.0 90 34 38.0 333 192 57.6
Middle Atlantic 3,760 1,027 27.3 2,751 485 17.6 245 93 37.8 764 449 58.8
East North Central 4,873 1,428 29.3 3,512 618 17.6 358 164 45.9 1,003 646 64.4
West North Central 2,217 652 29.4 1,640 322 19.6 167 61 36.6 411 269 65.5
South Atlantic 5,056 1,470 29.1 3,765 775 20.6 314 133 42.4 977 561 57.5
East South Central 1,658 614 37.0 1,223 306 25.0 97 66 67.9 338 242 71.8
West South Central 3,699 1,508 40.8 2,624 847 32.3 259 120 46.5 816 541 66.3
Mountain 2,528 846 33.5 1,864 467 25.0 160 59 37.0 503 320 63.6
Pacific 4,882 1,725 35.3 3,573 1,002 28.0 344 147 42.8 965 576 59.7

Poverty Footnotes


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