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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)

Black alone
 
Total (1)
38,556 15,025 39.0 31,306 11,707 37.4 148 112 75.3 7,102 3,206 45.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
34,756 13,109 37.7 28,145 10,183 36.2 135 102 75.5 6,476 2,824 43.6
      Inside principal cities 19,337 8,077 41.8 15,267 6,238 40.9 80 52 64.9 3,991 1,787 44.8
      Outside principal cities 15,419 5,032 32.6 12,879 3,945 30.6 55 50 (B) 2,486 1,037 41.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,799 1,916 50.4 3,160 1,524 48.2 14 10 (B) 625 382 61.1

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
6,728 2,398 35.6 5,419 1,814 33.5 24 23 (B) 1,286 562 43.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,630 2,350 35.5 5,339 1,775 33.3 24 23 (B) 1,268 552 43.6
      Inside principal cities 4,316 1,690 39.1 3,405 1,279 37.6 10 9 (B) 902 401 44.5
      Outside principal cities 2,314 661 28.6 1,934 496 25.6 14 14 (B) 366 151 41.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 98 48 49.0 80 38 48.1 0 0 (X) 18 10 (B)
Midwest 6,793 3,098 45.6 5,431 2,487 45.8 41 35 (B) 1,321 576 43.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,575 2,986 45.4 5,258 2,397 45.6 41 35 (B) 1,276 553 43.4
      Inside principal cities 4,458 2,270 50.9 3,526 1,842 52.2 23 17 (B) 909 412 45.3
      Outside principal cities 2,117 715 33.8 1,732 555 32.0 19 19 (B) 366 142 38.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 218 113 51.8 173 90 52.0 0 0 (X) 45 23 (B)
South 21,451 8,244 38.4 17,592 6,461 36.7 67 40 (B) 3,792 1,743 46.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,048 6,523 36.1 14,756 5,096 34.5 56 33 (B) 3,235 1,394 43.1
      Inside principal cities 8,490 3,313 39.0 6,781 2,556 37.7 40 23 (B) 1,669 734 44.0
      Outside principal cities 9,558 3,211 33.6 7,975 2,540 31.8 16 11 (B) 1,567 660 42.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,403 1,721 50.6 2,836 1,365 48.1 11 7 (B) 557 349 62.7
West 3,584 1,284 35.8 2,864 946 33.0 17 13 (B) 703 325 46.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,504 1,250 35.7 2,792 916 32.8 14 10 (B) 698 324 46.5
      Inside principal cities 2,073 805 38.8 1,555 561 36.1 7 3 (B) 511 240 47.0
      Outside principal cities 1,430 445 31.1 1,237 354 28.6 7 7 (B) 187 84 45.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 80 35 43.1 72 31 (B) 3 3 (B) 5 1 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
907 303 33.4 728 225 30.9 3 3 (B) 176 75 42.5
Middle Atlantic 5,821 2,096 36.0 4,691 1,588 33.9 20 20 (B) 1,110 487 43.9
East North Central 5,532 2,514 45.4 4,442 2,014 45.3 35 29 (B) 1,055 471 44.7
West North Central 1,261 584 46.3 989 473 47.9 6 6 (B) 266 105 39.5
South Atlantic 12,806 4,701 36.7 10,374 3,629 35.0 55 38 (B) 2,378 1,035 43.5
East South Central 3,617 1,671 46.2 2,999 1,347 44.9 12 3 (B) 607 322 53.0
West South Central 5,027 1,872 37.2 4,220 1,485 35.2 0 0 (X) 807 386 47.8
Mountain 823 328 39.9 652 231 35.4 10 10 (B) 161 88 54.4
Pacific 2,761 956 34.6 2,212 715 32.3 7 3 (B) 542 237 43.8

Poverty Footnotes

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