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POV41: Region, Division and Type of Residence--Poverty Status for All People, Family Members and Unrelated Individuals by Family Structure: 2009

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2010 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands)

  All people (1) People in families (2) People in unrelated subfamilies (3) Unrelated individuals (4)
All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)

All races
 
Total (1)
303,820 71,770 23.6 249,384 52,569 21.1 1,357 869 64.1 53,079 18,331 34.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
256,028 58,557 22.9 209,756 42,768 20.4 1,114 720 64.7 45,157 15,069 33.4
      Inside principal cities 97,725 28,588 29.3 75,618 20,625 27.3 443 307 69.2 21,665 7,656 35.3
      Outside principal cities 158,302 29,969 18.9 134,139 22,143 16.5 671 414 61.7 23,493 7,412 31.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 47,792 13,213 27.6 39,627 9,802 24.7 243 149 61.4 7,922 3,263 41.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
54,571 11,007 20.2 44,493 7,648 17.2 228 147 64.3 9,851 3,213 32.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 49,009 9,891 20.2 39,978 6,893 17.2 191 135 70.8 8,839 2,862 32.4
      Inside principal cities 15,840 4,925 31.1 12,048 3,519 29.2 70 60 (B) 3,722 1,346 36.2
      Outside principal cities 33,169 4,966 15.0 27,930 3,374 12.1 121 75 61.9 5,117 1,516 29.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,563 1,116 20.1 4,514 755 16.7 37 11 (B) 1,011 350 34.6
Midwest 65,980 14,533 22.0 53,680 10,291 19.2 329 202 61.3 11,972 4,040 33.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 50,752 10,972 21.6 41,101 7,777 18.9 261 158 60.7 9,389 3,037 32.3
      Inside principal cities 18,177 5,718 31.5 13,747 4,094 29.8 92 57 61.6 4,339 1,567 36.1
      Outside principal cities 32,575 5,255 16.1 27,355 3,683 13.5 169 102 60.3 5,051 1,470 29.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 15,228 3,561 23.4 12,578 2,514 20.0 68 43 (B) 2,582 1,003 38.8
South 112,165 28,688 25.6 93,085 21,726 23.3 425 278 65.6 18,655 6,683 35.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 91,805 22,105 24.1 76,031 16,659 21.9 333 217 65.2 15,440 5,228 33.9
      Inside principal cities 33,520 9,602 28.6 26,451 7,133 27.0 136 103 75.6 6,933 2,367 34.1
      Outside principal cities 58,285 12,502 21.5 49,580 9,526 19.2 198 115 58.0 8,507 2,862 33.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 20,360 6,583 32.3 17,055 5,067 29.7 91 61 66.9 3,214 1,455 45.3
West 71,103 17,542 24.7 58,126 12,904 22.2 375 243 64.7 12,602 4,395 34.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 64,462 15,589 24.2 52,646 11,439 21.7 328 209 63.7 11,489 3,941 34.3
      Inside principal cities 30,189 8,343 27.6 23,373 5,879 25.2 145 87 59.9 6,671 2,377 35.6
      Outside principal cities 34,274 7,246 21.1 29,273 5,560 19.0 183 122 66.7 4,817 1,564 32.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,641 1,953 29.4 5,480 1,465 26.7 47 34 (B) 1,114 454 40.8

Division (31)
 
New England
14,352 2,526 17.6 11,578 1,621 14.0 55 33 (B) 2,719 872 32.1
Middle Atlantic 40,220 8,481 21.1 32,915 6,027 18.3 173 114 65.6 7,132 2,341 32.8
East North Central 45,884 10,311 22.5 37,564 7,428 19.8 240 147 61.4 8,080 2,736 33.9
West North Central 20,096 4,222 21.0 16,116 2,863 17.8 89 55 61.2 3,891 1,304 33.5
South Atlantic 58,588 13,658 23.3 47,884 9,937 20.8 239 148 62.0 10,464 3,572 34.1
East South Central 18,017 5,194 28.8 14,932 3,959 26.5 50 22 (B) 3,035 1,213 40.0
West South Central 35,560 9,837 27.7 30,269 7,830 25.9 136 109 80.1 5,155 1,898 36.8
Mountain 21,906 5,460 24.9 18,003 4,082 22.7 93 63 67.6 3,810 1,315 34.5
Pacific 49,197 12,082 24.6 40,123 8,822 22.0 282 180 63.7 8,792 3,080 35.0

Poverty Footnotes

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