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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 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6)

All races
 
Total (1)
303,820 86,476 28.5 249,384 64,134 25.7 1,357 962 70.9 53,079 21,380 40.3

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
256,028 70,502 27.5 209,756 52,182 24.9 1,114 798 71.7 45,157 17,522 38.8
      Inside principal cities 97,725 33,809 34.6 75,618 24,659 32.6 443 334 75.5 21,665 8,815 40.7
      Outside principal cities 158,302 36,693 23.2 134,139 27,522 20.5 671 464 69.1 23,493 8,707 37.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 47,792 15,975 33.4 39,627 11,953 30.2 243 163 67.2 7,922 3,859 48.7

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
54,571 13,173 24.1 44,493 9,282 20.9 228 169 73.9 9,851 3,722 37.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 49,009 11,784 24.0 39,978 8,335 20.8 191 153 79.9 8,839 3,296 37.3
      Inside principal cities 15,840 5,763 36.4 12,048 4,183 34.7 70 61 (B) 3,722 1,519 40.8
      Outside principal cities 33,169 6,021 18.2 27,930 4,152 14.9 121 92 76.0 5,117 1,777 34.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,563 1,389 25.0 4,514 948 21.0 37 16 (B) 1,011 426 42.1
Midwest 65,980 17,644 26.7 53,680 12,639 23.5 329 233 70.7 11,972 4,772 39.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 50,752 13,216 26.0 41,101 9,469 23.0 261 182 69.6 9,389 3,565 38.0
      Inside principal cities 18,177 6,657 36.6 13,747 4,768 34.7 92 70 76.0 4,339 1,819 41.9
      Outside principal cities 32,575 6,559 20.1 27,355 4,702 17.2 169 112 66.2 5,051 1,746 34.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 15,228 4,428 29.1 12,578 3,170 25.2 68 51 (B) 2,582 1,207 46.7
South 112,165 34,828 31.1 93,085 26,691 28.7 425 297 69.9 18,655 7,841 42.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 91,805 26,975 29.4 76,031 20,596 27.1 333 234 70.2 15,440 6,145 39.8
      Inside principal cities 33,520 11,621 34.7 26,451 8,758 33.1 136 103 75.6 6,933 2,760 39.8
      Outside principal cities 58,285 15,353 26.3 49,580 11,837 23.9 198 131 66.4 8,507 3,385 39.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 20,360 7,854 38.6 17,055 6,095 35.7 91 63 68.9 3,214 1,696 52.8
West 71,103 20,832 29.3 58,126 15,522 26.7 375 263 70.2 12,602 5,046 40.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 64,462 18,527 28.7 52,646 13,782 26.2 328 230 70.0 11,489 4,515 39.3
      Inside principal cities 30,189 9,768 32.4 23,373 6,950 29.7 145 101 69.7 6,671 2,716 40.7
      Outside principal cities 34,274 8,759 25.6 29,273 6,831 23.3 183 129 70.3 4,817 1,799 37.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,641 2,305 34.7 5,480 1,740 31.8 47 34 (B) 1,114 531 47.6

Division (31)
 
New England
14,352 3,021 21.1 11,578 1,950 16.8 55 42 (B) 2,719 1,030 37.9
Middle Atlantic 40,220 10,151 25.2 32,915 7,333 22.3 173 127 73.3 7,132 2,692 37.7
East North Central 45,884 12,538 27.3 37,564 9,131 24.3 240 165 69.0 8,080 3,242 40.1
West North Central 20,096 5,106 25.4 16,116 3,509 21.8 89 67 75.5 3,891 1,530 39.3
South Atlantic 58,588 16,667 28.4 47,884 12,310 25.7 239 165 68.9 10,464 4,193 40.1
East South Central 18,017 6,260 34.7 14,932 4,816 32.3 50 23 (B) 3,035 1,421 46.8
West South Central 35,560 11,901 33.5 30,269 9,564 31.6 136 109 80.1 5,155 2,228 43.2
Mountain 21,906 6,396 29.2 18,003 4,784 26.6 93 65 69.5 3,810 1,547 40.6
Pacific 49,197 14,436 29.3 40,123 10,738 26.8 282 199 70.5 8,792 3,499 39.8

Poverty Footnotes

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