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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)

White A.O.I.C.
 
Total (1)
247,285 52,327 21.2 202,498 37,413 18.5 1,138 718 63.1 43,649 14,196 32.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
204,955 41,765 20.4 167,439 29,738 17.8 918 588 64.0 36,598 11,439 31.3
      Inside principal cities 70,518 18,500 26.2 53,826 12,908 24.0 338 239 70.8 16,354 5,353 32.7
      Outside principal cities 134,436 23,264 17.3 113,613 16,830 14.8 580 348 60.1 20,243 6,086 30.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 42,330 10,562 25.0 35,059 7,675 21.9 220 131 59.5 7,051 2,757 39.1

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
44,513 7,715 17.3 36,223 5,157 14.2 200 119 59.5 8,089 2,439 30.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 39,108 6,674 17.1 31,829 4,462 14.0 164 108 66.0 7,115 2,104 29.6
      Inside principal cities 9,891 2,648 26.8 7,308 1,802 24.7 56 47 (B) 2,526 799 31.6
      Outside principal cities 29,218 4,026 13.8 24,521 2,660 10.8 107 61 56.9 4,590 1,305 28.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,404 1,041 19.3 4,394 695 15.8 37 11 (B) 974 335 34.4
Midwest 57,003 10,790 18.9 46,342 7,291 15.7 272 160 58.9 10,389 3,338 32.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 42,282 7,509 17.8 34,176 5,001 14.6 205 118 57.4 7,902 2,391 30.3
      Inside principal cities 12,878 3,180 24.7 9,520 2,046 21.5 69 40 (B) 3,289 1,094 33.3
      Outside principal cities 29,404 4,330 14.7 24,656 2,955 12.0 136 78 57.2 4,613 1,297 28.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 14,721 3,280 22.3 12,167 2,290 18.8 67 43 (B) 2,487 948 38.1
South 86,498 19,492 22.5 71,786 14,502 20.2 354 236 66.5 14,357 4,755 33.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 70,115 14,830 21.2 58,065 10,967 18.9 276 184 66.7 11,773 3,678 31.2
      Inside principal cities 23,808 6,031 25.3 18,653 4,385 23.5 94 80 85.1 5,060 1,567 31.0
      Outside principal cities 46,307 8,798 19.0 39,412 6,582 16.7 182 104 57.2 6,713 2,112 31.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16,383 4,663 28.5 13,721 3,535 25.8 78 51 65.9 2,584 1,077 41.7
West 59,271 14,330 24.2 48,146 10,463 21.7 311 203 65.3 10,814 3,664 33.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 53,449 12,752 23.9 43,369 9,308 21.5 274 178 65.0 9,807 3,266 33.3
      Inside principal cities 23,942 6,641 27.7 18,344 4,675 25.5 119 73 60.9 5,479 1,894 34.6
      Outside principal cities 29,507 6,111 20.7 25,025 4,633 18.5 154 105 68.2 4,328 1,372 31.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,822 1,578 27.1 4,777 1,155 24.2 37 25 (B) 1,007 398 39.5

Division (31)
 
New England
12,695 2,013 15.9 10,211 1,237 12.1 52 30 (B) 2,432 746 30.7
Middle Atlantic 31,818 5,702 17.9 26,012 3,920 15.1 149 89 60.0 5,657 1,692 29.9
East North Central 38,789 7,378 19.0 31,724 5,075 16.0 193 115 59.5 6,872 2,188 31.8
West North Central 18,214 3,412 18.7 14,618 2,216 15.2 79 45 57.5 3,517 1,150 32.7
South Atlantic 43,553 8,471 19.4 35,542 5,921 16.7 185 111 60.0 7,826 2,439 31.2
East South Central 14,135 3,440 24.3 11,708 2,546 21.7 38 19 (B) 2,389 875 36.6
West South Central 28,810 7,581 26.3 24,536 6,034 24.6 132 106 80.4 4,142 1,441 34.8
Mountain 19,638 4,577 23.3 16,127 3,401 21.1 72 45 (B) 3,439 1,130 32.9
Pacific 39,633 9,753 24.6 32,019 7,062 22.1 239 158 65.9 7,375 2,534 34.4

Poverty Footnotes

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