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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
33,330 8,184 24.6 16,034 1,727 10.8 2,833 702 24.8 14,463 5,755 39.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
29,928 7,087 23.7 14,411 1,468 10.2 2,517 598 23.8 12,999 5,021 38.6
      Inside principal cities 16,026 4,575 28.5 6,713 890 13.3 1,392 320 23.0 7,920 3,365 42.5
      Outside principal cities 13,902 2,512 18.1 7,698 578 7.5 1,126 278 24.7 5,079 1,657 32.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,402 1,097 32.2 1,623 259 16.0 315 104 32.9 1,464 734 50.1

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,771 1,310 22.7 2,593 251 9.7 517 123 23.9 2,661 936 35.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,675 1,273 22.4 2,545 236 9.3 500 117 23.3 2,631 921 35.0
      Inside principal cities 3,520 917 26.0 1,399 166 11.9 285 71 25.0 1,836 680 37.0
      Outside principal cities 2,155 356 16.5 1,146 69 6.1 215 46 21.2 794 241 30.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 95 37 39.1 47 15 (B) 17 7 (B) 31 15 (B)
Midwest 5,892 1,825 31.0 2,516 369 14.7 595 172 28.9 2,781 1,285 46.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,641 1,738 30.8 2,363 329 13.9 584 163 27.9 2,694 1,246 46.2
      Inside principal cities 3,744 1,363 36.4 1,321 258 19.5 419 107 25.6 2,005 998 49.8
      Outside principal cities 1,897 375 19.8 1,042 71 6.8 165 56 33.8 690 248 36.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 251 87 34.8 154 40 25.9 11 9 (B) 87 39 45.0
South 18,315 4,292 23.4 9,045 889 9.8 1,433 330 23.0 7,837 3,072 39.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,360 3,353 21.8 7,692 697 9.1 1,153 246 21.4 6,514 2,410 37.0
      Inside principal cities 6,977 1,844 26.4 3,108 341 11.0 518 88 16.9 3,351 1,415 42.2
      Outside principal cities 8,383 1,509 18.0 4,585 356 7.8 635 158 24.9 3,163 995 31.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,955 938 31.8 1,352 192 14.2 280 84 29.9 1,323 663 50.1
West 3,352 757 22.6 1,880 219 11.6 288 77 26.5 1,183 462 39.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,252 723 22.2 1,811 206 11.4 281 72 25.6 1,160 445 38.4
      Inside principal cities 1,785 451 25.3 885 125 14.1 171 54 31.5 729 272 37.4
      Outside principal cities 1,467 272 18.6 926 81 8.8 110 18 16.6 431 173 40.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 100 34 33.7 70 12 (B) 7 5 (B) 23 17 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
823 175 21.3 468 62 13.2 66 12 (B) 288 101 35.0
Middle Atlantic 4,948 1,135 22.9 2,125 189 8.9 451 111 24.7 2,373 835 35.2
East North Central 4,782 1,449 30.3 1,982 254 12.8 513 148 28.9 2,286 1,047 45.8
West North Central 1,110 376 33.9 534 115 21.6 81 24 29.0 495 238 48.1
South Atlantic 10,779 2,433 22.6 5,336 485 9.1 835 221 26.5 4,608 1,727 37.5
East South Central 3,065 865 28.2 1,462 155 10.6 244 69 28.4 1,359 641 47.1
West South Central 4,470 994 22.2 2,247 249 11.1 354 39 11.2 1,870 705 37.7
Mountain 763 177 23.2 423 48 11.2 84 40 47.5 256 90 35.1
Pacific 2,589 580 22.4 1,457 171 11.7 204 37 17.9 928 372 40.1

Poverty Footnotes

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