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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 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
Total (1)
40,876 20,579 50.3 33,330 16,338 49.0 178 153 85.8 7,368 4,088 55.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
36,797 17,973 48.8 29,928 14,209 47.5 159 134 84.1 6,710 3,631 54.1
      Inside principal cities 20,235 10,839 53.6 16,026 8,458 52.8 90 68 74.9 4,120 2,314 56.2
      Outside principal cities 16,561 7,134 43.1 13,902 5,751 41.4 69 66 (B) 2,590 1,317 50.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,079 2,606 63.9 3,402 2,129 62.6 19 19 (B) 658 457 69.6

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
7,148 3,403 47.6 5,771 2,646 45.9 31 29 (B) 1,346 728 54.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 7,032 3,340 47.5 5,675 2,596 45.7 30 27 (B) 1,327 717 54.1
      Inside principal cities 4,453 2,319 52.1 3,520 1,795 51.0 11 11 (B) 922 513 55.7
      Outside principal cities 2,579 1,021 39.6 2,155 801 37.2 19 16 (B) 405 204 50.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 116 63 54.0 95 50 53.0 2 2 (B) 19 10 (B)
Midwest 7,324 4,166 56.9 5,892 3,353 56.9 52 52 (B) 1,380 761 55.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 7,015 3,956 56.4 5,641 3,183 56.4 49 49 (B) 1,325 724 54.6
      Inside principal cities 4,707 2,909 61.8 3,744 2,340 62.5 24 24 (B) 939 545 58.0
      Outside principal cities 2,308 1,047 45.4 1,897 843 44.4 25 25 (B) 386 179 46.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 310 210 67.9 251 170 67.6 4 4 (B) 55 37 (B)
South 22,258 11,068 49.7 18,315 8,847 48.3 68 49 (B) 3,875 2,173 56.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,720 8,799 47.0 15,360 6,992 45.5 57 38 (B) 3,303 1,768 53.5
      Inside principal cities 8,729 4,493 51.5 6,977 3,518 50.4 42 23 (B) 1,711 953 55.7
      Outside principal cities 9,991 4,305 43.1 8,383 3,474 41.4 16 16 (B) 1,592 816 51.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,538 2,270 64.1 2,955 1,855 62.8 11 11 (B) 573 404 70.6
West 4,145 1,942 46.9 3,352 1,492 44.5 26 23 (B) 766 427 55.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,030 1,879 46.6 3,252 1,438 44.2 23 20 (B) 755 421 55.7
      Inside principal cities 2,346 1,119 47.7 1,785 805 45.1 14 10 (B) 548 303 55.3
      Outside principal cities 1,684 760 45.2 1,467 633 43.1 10 10 (B) 207 118 56.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 115 63 55.2 100 54 54.1 3 3 (B) 11 6 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
1,015 467 46.0 823 363 44.1 5 5 (B) 187 99 53.1
Middle Atlantic 6,134 2,936 47.9 4,948 2,283 46.1 26 24 (B) 1,159 629 54.2
East North Central 5,920 3,347 56.5 4,782 2,693 56.3 43 43 (B) 1,095 610 55.8
West North Central 1,404 819 58.3 1,110 660 59.4 9 9 (B) 285 150 52.7
South Atlantic 13,255 6,249 47.1 10,779 4,888 45.3 55 46 (B) 2,421 1,314 54.3
East South Central 3,687 2,148 58.2 3,065 1,756 57.3 12 3 (B) 610 388 63.7
West South Central 5,316 2,672 50.3 4,470 2,202 49.3 1 0 (B) 844 470 55.7
Mountain 949 496 52.3 763 369 48.4 12 11 (B) 174 115 66.3
Pacific 3,195 1,446 45.3 2,589 1,123 43.4 14 12 (B) 592 311 52.6

Poverty Footnotes

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