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POV42: Region, Division and Type of Residence -- Poverty Status for People in Families 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)

  People in families (total) (10) People in married-couple families (11) People in families with a male householder, no wife present People in families with a female householder, no husband present
All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6)

White A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
202,498 21,567 10.7 160,963 10,844 6.7 12,118 1,950 16.1 29,417 8,772 29.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
167,439 17,190 10.3 132,900 8,770 6.6 10,170 1,594 15.7 24,369 6,826 28.0
      Inside principal cities 53,826 7,771 14.4 39,962 3,806 9.5 3,830 710 18.5 10,034 3,254 32.4
      Outside principal cities 113,613 9,419 8.3 92,938 4,964 5.3 6,340 884 13.9 14,335 3,572 24.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 35,059 4,377 12.5 28,063 2,075 7.4 1,948 356 18.3 5,048 1,946 38.6

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
36,223 2,977 8.2 28,579 1,275 4.5 2,162 287 13.3 5,482 1,416 25.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 31,829 2,600 8.2 25,018 1,086 4.3 1,914 258 13.5 4,898 1,256 25.6
      Inside principal cities 7,308 1,156 15.8 5,014 435 8.7 583 121 20.8 1,711 599 35.0
      Outside principal cities 24,521 1,444 5.9 20,004 651 3.3 1,330 137 10.3 3,187 657 20.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,394 377 8.6 3,561 189 5.3 249 29 11.6 584 160 27.3
Midwest 46,342 4,059 8.8 37,388 1,775 4.7 2,783 465 16.7 6,171 1,819 29.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,176 2,795 8.2 27,545 1,231 4.5 2,141 325 15.2 4,490 1,240 27.6
      Inside principal cities 9,520 1,210 12.7 7,062 462 6.5 747 142 19.0 1,711 606 35.4
      Outside principal cities 24,656 1,585 6.4 20,483 768 3.8 1,394 183 13.1 2,778 633 22.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12,167 1,264 10.4 9,843 544 5.5 642 140 21.9 1,682 580 34.5
South 71,786 8,533 11.9 57,424 4,492 7.8 3,975 676 17.0 10,387 3,364 32.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 58,065 6,426 11.1 46,601 3,453 7.4 3,152 517 16.4 8,312 2,456 29.5
      Inside principal cities 18,653 2,586 13.9 14,255 1,294 9.1 1,134 207 18.2 3,264 1,085 33.2
      Outside principal cities 39,412 3,840 9.7 32,346 2,159 6.7 2,018 311 15.4 5,047 1,371 27.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,721 2,107 15.4 10,823 1,039 9.6 823 159 19.4 2,075 908 43.8
West 48,146 5,997 12.5 37,572 3,303 8.8 3,198 522 16.3 7,376 2,173 29.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 43,369 5,369 12.4 33,736 3,000 8.9 2,963 494 16.7 6,669 1,875 28.1
      Inside principal cities 18,344 2,819 15.4 13,631 1,614 11.8 1,365 241 17.7 3,347 964 28.8
      Outside principal cities 25,025 2,550 10.2 20,105 1,386 6.9 1,598 253 15.9 3,322 911 27.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,777 629 13.2 3,836 303 7.9 235 27 11.7 707 298 42.2

Division (31)
 
New England
10,211 680 6.7 8,177 286 3.5 597 59 10.0 1,438 335 23.3
Middle Atlantic 26,012 2,297 8.8 20,401 989 4.8 1,566 227 14.5 4,045 1,081 26.7
East North Central 31,724 2,804 8.8 25,335 1,196 4.7 2,067 351 17.0 4,322 1,256 29.1
West North Central 14,618 1,256 8.6 12,053 579 4.8 716 114 15.9 1,849 563 30.4
South Atlantic 35,542 3,529 9.9 29,028 1,988 6.9 1,900 336 17.7 4,614 1,205 26.1
East South Central 11,708 1,478 12.6 9,398 675 7.2 595 110 18.6 1,715 692 40.4
West South Central 24,536 3,526 14.4 18,999 1,829 9.6 1,480 230 15.6 4,057 1,467 36.2
Mountain 16,127 2,062 12.8 12,794 1,059 8.3 885 174 19.7 2,448 828 33.8
Pacific 32,019 3,936 12.3 24,778 2,243 9.1 2,313 348 15.0 4,928 1,344 27.3

Poverty Footnotes

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