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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 alone
 
Total (1)
38,556 19,388 50.3 31,306 15,321 48.9 148 130 87.5 7,102 3,938 55.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
34,756 16,973 48.8 28,145 13,360 47.5 135 116 86.3 6,476 3,497 54.0
      Inside principal cities 19,337 10,343 53.5 15,267 8,045 52.7 80 61 76.8 3,991 2,236 56.0
      Outside principal cities 15,419 6,631 43.0 12,879 5,314 41.3 55 55 (B) 2,486 1,261 50.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,799 2,415 63.6 3,160 1,961 62.0 14 14 (B) 625 440 70.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
6,728 3,163 47.0 5,419 2,444 45.1 24 24 (B) 1,286 696 54.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,630 3,113 47.0 5,339 2,404 45.0 24 24 (B) 1,268 686 54.1
      Inside principal cities 4,316 2,220 51.4 3,405 1,708 50.2 10 10 (B) 902 502 55.7
      Outside principal cities 2,314 893 38.6 1,934 696 36.0 14 14 (B) 366 184 50.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 98 50 51.1 80 40 49.8 0 0 (X) 18 10 (B)
Midwest 6,793 3,840 56.5 5,431 3,075 56.6 41 41 (B) 1,321 724 54.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 6,575 3,696 56.2 5,258 2,961 56.3 41 41 (B) 1,276 694 54.4
      Inside principal cities 4,458 2,740 61.5 3,526 2,194 62.2 23 23 (B) 909 523 57.6
      Outside principal cities 2,117 956 45.2 1,732 767 44.3 19 19 (B) 366 171 46.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 218 144 66.0 173 114 66.1 0 0 (X) 45 30 (B)
South 21,451 10,705 49.9 17,592 8,523 48.5 67 49 (B) 3,792 2,132 56.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,048 8,523 47.2 14,756 6,752 45.8 56 38 (B) 3,235 1,733 53.6
      Inside principal cities 8,490 4,387 51.7 6,781 3,431 50.6 40 23 (B) 1,669 933 55.9
      Outside principal cities 9,558 4,137 43.3 7,975 3,321 41.6 16 16 (B) 1,567 800 51.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,403 2,181 64.1 2,836 1,771 62.5 11 11 (B) 557 399 71.7
West 3,584 1,680 46.9 2,864 1,279 44.6 17 16 (B) 703 385 54.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,504 1,641 46.8 2,792 1,243 44.5 14 13 (B) 698 385 55.1
      Inside principal cities 2,073 997 48.1 1,555 713 45.8 7 7 (B) 511 277 54.3
      Outside principal cities 1,430 644 45.0 1,237 530 42.9 7 7 (B) 187 107 57.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 80 39 49.2 72 36 (B) 3 3 (B) 5 1 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
907 406 44.8 728 309 42.5 3 3 (B) 176 93 53.1
Middle Atlantic 5,821 2,757 47.4 4,691 2,134 45.5 20 20 (B) 1,110 602 54.3
East North Central 5,532 3,097 56.0 4,442 2,476 55.7 35 35 (B) 1,055 586 55.6
West North Central 1,261 743 58.9 989 599 60.6 6 6 (B) 266 138 51.9
South Atlantic 12,806 6,073 47.4 10,374 4,734 45.6 55 46 (B) 2,378 1,293 54.4
East South Central 3,617 2,098 58.0 2,999 1,708 57.0 12 3 (B) 607 388 63.9
West South Central 5,027 2,533 50.4 4,220 2,081 49.3 0 0 (X) 807 452 56.0
Mountain 823 418 50.8 652 302 46.3 10 10 (B) 161 106 66.0
Pacific 2,761 1,263 45.7 2,212 977 44.2 7 7 (B) 542 279 51.5

Poverty Footnotes

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