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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 alone, not Hispanic
 
 People in families, total (2)
158,646 11,211 7.1 131,417 5,608 4.3 8,197 1,071 13.1 19,033 4,532 23.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
127,147 7,762 6.1 105,721 3,925 3.7 6,574 776 11.8 14,851 3,061 20.6
      Inside principal cities 33,949 2,379 7.0 27,351 1,184 4.3 1,907 203 10.7 4,691 992 21.2
      Outside principal cities 93,198 5,383 5.8 78,370 2,741 3.5 4,667 573 12.3 10,160 2,069 20.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 31,500 3,449 10.9 25,696 1,683 6.6 1,622 295 18.2 4,182 1,471 35.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
30,870 1,748 5.7 25,649 904 3.5 1,551 167 10.8 3,669 677 18.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 26,615 1,401 5.3 22,176 723 3.3 1,311 140 10.7 3,128 537 17.2
      Inside principal cities 4,661 383 8.2 3,733 223 6.0 290 35 12.1 638 125 19.6
      Outside principal cities 21,954 1,018 4.6 18,443 500 2.7 1,021 105 10.3 2,490 412 16.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,255 347 8.2 3,473 181 5.2 240 27 11.3 542 139 25.7
Midwest 42,311 3,021 7.1 34,783 1,313 3.8 2,288 331 14.4 5,241 1,377 26.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 30,767 1,897 6.2 25,358 828 3.3 1,703 202 11.9 3,706 867 23.4
      Inside principal cities 7,800 662 8.5 6,069 246 4.1 493 50 10.1 1,238 366 29.6
      Outside principal cities 22,968 1,235 5.4 19,289 581 3.0 1,210 152 12.6 2,469 501 20.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,544 1,124 9.7 9,424 486 5.2 585 128 21.9 1,534 510 33.3
South 55,603 4,679 8.4 46,171 2,472 5.4 2,738 408 14.9 6,694 1,799 26.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 43,605 3,036 7.0 36,471 1,619 4.4 2,096 285 13.6 5,038 1,131 22.5
      Inside principal cities 11,652 743 6.4 9,579 388 4.0 561 65 11.7 1,512 290 19.2
      Outside principal cities 31,952 2,292 7.2 26,892 1,231 4.6 1,535 220 14.3 3,525 841 23.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,998 1,643 13.7 9,701 853 8.8 641 123 19.2 1,656 667 40.3
West 29,862 1,762 5.9 24,814 919 3.7 1,620 164 10.1 3,429 679 19.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 26,160 1,428 5.5 21,716 755 3.5 1,464 148 10.1 2,980 525 17.6
      Inside principal cities 9,836 590 6.0 7,969 327 4.1 563 53 9.4 1,304 211 16.2
      Outside principal cities 16,324 838 5.1 13,747 428 3.1 901 96 10.6 1,676 314 18.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,703 334 9.0 3,098 164 5.3 155 16 10.2 450 154 34.3

Division (31)
 
New England
9,308 470 5.1 7,702 223 2.9 498 33 6.7 1,108 214 19.3
Middle Atlantic 21,562 1,278 5.9 17,948 681 3.8 1,053 134 12.7 2,561 462 18.1
East North Central 28,705 2,052 7.1 23,350 836 3.6 1,687 255 15.1 3,667 961 26.2
West North Central 13,607 969 7.1 11,433 477 4.2 601 76 12.6 1,573 416 26.5
South Atlantic 29,801 2,389 8.0 24,989 1,342 5.4 1,412 226 16.0 3,400 821 24.2
East South Central 11,128 1,304 11.7 8,972 600 6.7 559 101 18.0 1,597 603 37.8
West South Central 14,674 985 6.7 12,211 529 4.3 766 82 10.7 1,697 374 22.0
Mountain 11,675 807 6.9 9,796 419 4.3 490 57 11.6 1,388 331 23.8
Pacific 18,187 956 5.3 15,017 500 3.3 1,129 107 9.5 2,041 349 17.1

Poverty Footnotes

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