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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
Total (1)
40,876 19,358 47.4 33,330 15,288 45.9 178 147 82.6 7,368 3,923 53.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
36,797 16,902 45.9 29,928 13,283 44.4 159 134 84.1 6,710 3,485 51.9
      Inside principal cities 20,235 10,207 50.4 16,026 7,917 49.4 90 68 74.9 4,120 2,222 53.9
      Outside principal cities 16,561 6,695 40.4 13,902 5,366 38.6 69 66 (B) 2,590 1,263 48.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,079 2,456 60.2 3,402 2,005 58.9 19 13 (B) 658 437 66.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
7,148 3,163 44.2 5,771 2,436 42.2 31 29 (B) 1,346 698 51.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 7,032 3,107 44.2 5,675 2,391 42.1 30 27 (B) 1,327 689 51.9
      Inside principal cities 4,453 2,166 48.6 3,520 1,665 47.3 11 11 (B) 922 489 53.1
      Outside principal cities 2,579 941 36.5 2,155 726 33.7 19 16 (B) 405 199 49.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 116 56 48.6 95 45 47.1 2 2 (B) 19 10 (B)
Midwest 7,324 3,940 53.8 5,892 3,158 53.6 52 50 (B) 1,380 732 53.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 7,015 3,751 53.5 5,641 3,006 53.3 49 49 (B) 1,325 697 52.6
      Inside principal cities 4,707 2,772 58.9 3,744 2,225 59.4 24 24 (B) 939 524 55.7
      Outside principal cities 2,308 979 42.4 1,897 781 41.2 25 25 (B) 386 173 44.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 310 189 61.1 251 153 60.7 4 2 (B) 55 35 (B)
South 22,258 10,441 46.9 18,315 8,318 45.4 68 45 (B) 3,875 2,078 53.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,720 8,292 44.3 15,360 6,563 42.7 57 38 (B) 3,303 1,691 51.2
      Inside principal cities 8,729 4,212 48.3 6,977 3,275 46.9 42 23 (B) 1,711 915 53.5
      Outside principal cities 9,991 4,079 40.8 8,383 3,287 39.2 16 16 (B) 1,592 776 48.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,538 2,149 60.7 2,955 1,755 59.4 11 7 (B) 573 387 67.5
West 4,145 1,814 43.8 3,352 1,376 41.0 26 23 (B) 766 415 54.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,030 1,753 43.5 3,252 1,324 40.7 23 20 (B) 755 409 54.1
      Inside principal cities 2,346 1,056 45.0 1,785 751 42.1 14 10 (B) 548 295 53.8
      Outside principal cities 1,684 696 41.4 1,467 573 39.0 10 10 (B) 207 114 55.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 115 61 53.2 100 52 51.8 3 3 (B) 11 6 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
1,015 440 43.4 823 339 41.2 5 5 (B) 187 97 51.6
Middle Atlantic 6,134 2,723 44.4 4,948 2,097 42.4 26 24 (B) 1,159 602 51.9
East North Central 5,920 3,177 53.7 4,782 2,540 53.1 43 43 (B) 1,095 594 54.2
West North Central 1,404 763 54.3 1,110 618 55.7 9 7 (B) 285 138 48.4
South Atlantic 13,255 5,891 44.4 10,779 4,589 42.6 55 43 (B) 2,421 1,260 52.0
East South Central 3,687 2,029 55.0 3,065 1,661 54.2 12 3 (B) 610 365 59.9
West South Central 5,316 2,520 47.4 4,470 2,067 46.2 1 0 (B) 844 453 53.6
Mountain 949 479 50.4 763 354 46.4 12 11 (B) 174 113 65.0
Pacific 3,195 1,335 41.8 2,589 1,022 39.5 14 12 (B) 592 301 50.9

Poverty Footnotes

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