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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
Total (1)
40,876 18,436 45.1 33,330 14,574 43.7 178 145 81.5 7,368 3,717 50.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
36,797 16,078 43.7 29,928 12,659 42.3 159 132 82.8 6,710 3,287 49.0
      Inside principal cities 20,235 9,748 48.2 16,026 7,588 47.3 90 68 74.9 4,120 2,093 50.8
      Outside principal cities 16,561 6,330 38.2 13,902 5,072 36.5 69 64 (B) 2,590 1,194 46.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,079 2,358 57.8 3,402 1,915 56.3 19 13 (B) 658 429 65.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
7,148 2,994 41.9 5,771 2,310 40.0 31 27 (B) 1,346 657 48.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 7,032 2,937 41.8 5,675 2,265 39.9 30 25 (B) 1,327 647 48.7
      Inside principal cities 4,453 2,036 45.7 3,520 1,565 44.5 11 11 (B) 922 459 49.8
      Outside principal cities 2,579 902 35.0 2,155 700 32.5 19 14 (B) 405 188 46.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 116 56 48.6 95 45 47.1 2 2 (B) 19 10 (B)
Midwest 7,324 3,788 51.7 5,892 3,044 51.7 52 50 (B) 1,380 694 50.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 7,015 3,615 51.5 5,641 2,906 51.5 49 49 (B) 1,325 660 49.8
      Inside principal cities 4,707 2,668 56.7 3,744 2,149 57.4 24 24 (B) 939 496 52.8
      Outside principal cities 2,308 947 41.0 1,897 757 39.9 25 25 (B) 386 164 42.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 310 173 55.9 251 138 55.0 4 2 (B) 55 33 (B)
South 22,258 9,939 44.7 18,315 7,913 43.2 68 45 (B) 3,875 1,981 51.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,720 7,872 42.0 15,360 6,233 40.6 57 38 (B) 3,303 1,600 48.5
      Inside principal cities 8,729 4,020 46.1 6,977 3,141 45.0 42 23 (B) 1,711 857 50.1
      Outside principal cities 9,991 3,851 38.6 8,383 3,093 36.9 16 16 (B) 1,592 743 46.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,538 2,067 58.4 2,955 1,680 56.9 11 7 (B) 573 380 66.4
West 4,145 1,715 41.4 3,352 1,307 39.0 26 23 (B) 766 386 50.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,030 1,654 41.1 3,252 1,255 38.6 23 20 (B) 755 380 50.3
      Inside principal cities 2,346 1,024 43.7 1,785 733 41.1 14 10 (B) 548 281 51.3
      Outside principal cities 1,684 630 37.4 1,467 522 35.6 10 10 (B) 207 99 47.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 115 61 53.2 100 52 51.8 3 3 (B) 11 6 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
1,015 423 41.7 823 326 39.7 5 5 (B) 187 91 48.9
Middle Atlantic 6,134 2,571 41.9 4,948 1,984 40.1 26 22 (B) 1,159 565 48.8
East North Central 5,920 3,053 51.6 4,782 2,443 51.1 43 43 (B) 1,095 566 51.7
West North Central 1,404 736 52.4 1,110 601 54.2 9 7 (B) 285 128 44.7
South Atlantic 13,255 5,596 42.2 10,779 4,357 40.4 55 43 (B) 2,421 1,196 49.4
East South Central 3,687 1,939 52.6 3,065 1,588 51.8 12 3 (B) 610 348 57.0
West South Central 5,316 2,405 45.2 4,470 1,968 44.0 1 0 (B) 844 437 51.8
Mountain 949 464 48.9 763 345 45.2 12 11 (B) 174 107 61.7
Pacific 3,195 1,251 39.2 2,589 962 37.1 14 12 (B) 592 278 47.0

Poverty Footnotes

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