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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 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6)

All races
 
Total (1)
303,820 92,448 30.4 249,384 68,477 27.5 1,357 978 72.1 53,079 22,993 43.3

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
256,028 75,412 29.5 209,756 55,714 26.6 1,114 809 72.7 45,157 18,889 41.8
      Inside principal cities 97,725 35,835 36.7 75,618 26,017 34.4 443 335 75.6 21,665 9,483 43.8
      Outside principal cities 158,302 39,577 25.0 134,139 29,696 22.1 671 474 70.7 23,493 9,406 40.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 47,792 17,036 35.6 39,627 12,764 32.2 243 168 69.2 7,922 4,104 51.8

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
54,571 14,172 26.0 44,493 9,977 22.4 228 176 77.1 9,851 4,019 40.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 49,009 12,691 25.9 39,978 8,973 22.4 191 160 83.6 8,839 3,558 40.2
      Inside principal cities 15,840 6,118 38.6 12,048 4,420 36.7 70 61 (B) 3,722 1,637 44.0
      Outside principal cities 33,169 6,573 19.8 27,930 4,553 16.3 121 99 81.5 5,117 1,921 37.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,563 1,481 26.6 4,514 1,004 22.2 37 16 (B) 1,011 462 45.6
Midwest 65,980 18,856 28.6 53,680 13,477 25.1 329 235 71.3 11,972 5,145 43.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 50,752 14,113 27.8 41,101 10,071 24.5 261 182 69.6 9,389 3,861 41.1
      Inside principal cities 18,177 7,064 38.9 13,747 5,004 36.4 92 70 76.0 4,339 1,990 45.9
      Outside principal cities 32,575 7,049 21.6 27,355 5,067 18.5 169 112 66.2 5,051 1,871 37.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 15,228 4,743 31.1 12,578 3,406 27.1 68 53 (B) 2,582 1,284 49.7
South 112,165 37,190 33.2 93,085 28,452 30.6 425 302 71.1 18,655 8,436 45.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 91,805 28,825 31.4 76,031 21,962 28.9 333 236 70.7 15,440 6,628 42.9
      Inside principal cities 33,520 12,321 36.8 26,451 9,235 34.9 136 103 75.6 6,933 2,983 43.0
      Outside principal cities 58,285 16,505 28.3 49,580 12,727 25.7 198 133 67.4 8,507 3,645 42.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 20,360 8,365 41.1 17,055 6,491 38.1 91 66 72.3 3,214 1,808 56.2
West 71,103 22,229 31.3 58,126 16,571 28.5 375 265 70.8 12,602 5,393 42.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 64,462 19,782 30.7 52,646 14,708 27.9 328 232 70.7 11,489 4,842 42.1
      Inside principal cities 30,189 10,332 34.2 23,373 7,359 31.5 145 101 69.7 6,671 2,872 43.1
      Outside principal cities 34,274 9,450 27.6 29,273 7,350 25.1 183 131 71.4 4,817 1,969 40.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 6,641 2,448 36.9 5,480 1,863 34.0 47 34 (B) 1,114 551 49.5

Division (31)
 
New England
14,352 3,281 22.9 11,578 2,125 18.4 55 42 (B) 2,719 1,114 41.0
Middle Atlantic 40,220 10,891 27.1 32,915 7,852 23.9 173 133 77.2 7,132 2,906 40.7
East North Central 45,884 13,370 29.1 37,564 9,717 25.9 240 165 69.0 8,080 3,488 43.2
West North Central 20,096 5,486 27.3 16,116 3,759 23.3 89 69 77.5 3,891 1,657 42.6
South Atlantic 58,588 17,777 30.3 47,884 13,112 27.4 239 165 68.9 10,464 4,501 43.0
East South Central 18,017 6,721 37.3 14,932 5,138 34.4 50 26 (B) 3,035 1,556 51.3
West South Central 35,560 12,692 35.7 30,269 10,202 33.7 136 111 81.5 5,155 2,379 46.2
Mountain 21,906 6,815 31.1 18,003 5,074 28.2 93 67 71.8 3,810 1,674 43.9
Pacific 49,197 15,415 31.3 40,123 11,497 28.7 282 199 70.5 8,792 3,719 42.3

Poverty Footnotes

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