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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 alone
 
Total (1)
38,556 18,228 47.3 31,306 14,321 45.7 148 126 85.1 7,102 3,780 53.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
34,756 15,941 45.9 28,145 12,465 44.3 135 116 86.3 6,476 3,360 51.9
      Inside principal cities 19,337 9,736 50.3 15,267 7,525 49.3 80 61 76.8 3,991 2,150 53.9
      Outside principal cities 15,419 6,205 40.2 12,879 4,940 38.4 55 55 (B) 2,486 1,210 48.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,799 2,287 60.2 3,160 1,856 58.7 14 10 (B) 625 420 67.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
6,728 2,934 43.6 5,419 2,241 41.4 24 24 (B) 1,286 669 52.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,630 2,885 43.5 5,339 2,202 41.2 24 24 (B) 1,268 660 52.0
      Inside principal cities 4,316 2,072 48.0 3,405 1,582 46.5 10 10 (B) 902 481 53.3
      Outside principal cities 2,314 813 35.1 1,934 620 32.1 14 14 (B) 366 179 48.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 98 49 49.7 80 39 48.9 0 0 (X) 18 10 (B)
Midwest 6,793 3,649 53.7 5,431 2,913 53.6 41 41 (B) 1,321 695 52.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,575 3,509 53.4 5,258 2,801 53.3 41 41 (B) 1,276 667 52.3
      Inside principal cities 4,458 2,616 58.7 3,526 2,091 59.3 23 23 (B) 909 502 55.2
      Outside principal cities 2,117 893 42.2 1,732 709 40.9 19 19 (B) 366 165 45.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 218 140 64.3 173 112 65.0 0 0 (X) 45 28 (B)
South 21,451 10,083 47.0 17,592 7,998 45.5 67 45 (B) 3,792 2,039 53.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,048 8,022 44.4 14,756 6,326 42.9 56 38 (B) 3,235 1,658 51.2
      Inside principal cities 8,490 4,107 48.4 6,781 3,189 47.0 40 23 (B) 1,669 895 53.6
      Outside principal cities 9,558 3,915 41.0 7,975 3,137 39.3 16 16 (B) 1,567 763 48.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,403 2,061 60.5 2,836 1,672 59.0 11 7 (B) 557 382 68.6
West 3,584 1,562 43.6 2,864 1,169 40.8 17 16 (B) 703 377 53.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,504 1,525 43.5 2,792 1,136 40.7 14 13 (B) 698 376 53.9
      Inside principal cities 2,073 941 45.4 1,555 663 42.6 7 7 (B) 511 271 53.1
      Outside principal cities 1,430 584 40.8 1,237 473 38.2 7 7 (B) 187 104 55.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 80 37 46.3 72 33 (B) 3 3 (B) 5 1 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
907 379 41.8 728 285 39.1 3 3 (B) 176 91 51.5
Middle Atlantic 5,821 2,555 43.9 4,691 1,956 41.7 20 20 (B) 1,110 579 52.1
East North Central 5,532 2,956 53.4 4,442 2,352 52.9 35 35 (B) 1,055 569 54.0
West North Central 1,261 693 54.9 989 561 56.8 6 6 (B) 266 126 47.2
South Atlantic 12,806 5,718 44.6 10,374 4,435 42.8 55 43 (B) 2,378 1,240 52.2
East South Central 3,617 1,981 54.8 2,999 1,614 53.8 12 3 (B) 607 365 60.1
West South Central 5,027 2,384 47.4 4,220 1,949 46.2 0 0 (X) 807 435 53.8
Mountain 823 401 48.8 652 288 44.1 10 10 (B) 161 104 64.6
Pacific 2,761 1,161 42.0 2,212 881 39.8 7 7 (B) 542 273 50.3

Poverty Footnotes

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