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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)

Asian alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
12,296 1,244 10.1 10,041 874 8.7 902 119 13.2 1,353 250 18.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
11,938 1,193 10.0 9,748 858 8.8 873 97 11.1 1,317 238 18.1
      Inside principal cities 5,577 679 12.2 4,495 467 10.4 395 57 14.4 687 155 22.5
      Outside principal cities 6,361 514 8.1 5,252 391 7.4 478 40 8.3 631 83 13.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 357 51 14.3 293 17 5.7 28 22 (B) 36 12 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,646 340 12.9 2,248 261 11.6 131 19 14.7 267 60 22.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,624 336 12.8 2,225 257 11.6 131 19 14.7 267 60 22.4
      Inside principal cities 1,248 253 20.3 1,056 196 18.6 36 5 (B) 157 53 33.7
      Outside principal cities 1,376 83 6.0 1,170 61 5.2 96 15 15.4 111 7 6.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 22 4 (B) 22 4 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
Midwest 1,519 222 14.6 1,314 149 11.4 64 19 (B) 141 54 38.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,470 219 14.9 1,267 147 11.6 62 19 (B) 141 54 38.2
      Inside principal cities 602 122 20.3 516 79 15.3 22 16 (B) 64 28 (B)
      Outside principal cities 868 97 11.1 752 67 9.0 39 3 (B) 77 26 34.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 49 3 (B) 47 3 (B) 2 0 (B) 0 0 (B)
South 2,795 291 10.4 2,249 208 9.2 264 44 16.5 283 40 14.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,648 263 9.9 2,124 202 9.5 241 21 8.8 283 40 14.1
      Inside principal cities 866 82 9.5 682 56 8.2 84 10 12.3 100 16 15.8
      Outside principal cities 1,782 181 10.1 1,441 146 10.1 157 11 6.9 183 24 13.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 147 28 19.2 125 6 4.8 22 22 (B) 0 0 (X)
West 5,336 391 7.3 4,231 257 6.1 442 37 8.4 663 97 14.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,197 374 7.2 4,132 252 6.1 438 37 8.5 627 85 13.5
      Inside principal cities 2,862 221 7.7 2,242 136 6.1 253 26 10.5 367 59 16.0
      Outside principal cities 2,335 153 6.6 1,890 116 6.1 185 11 5.9 260 26 10.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 139 16 11.9 99 4 4.4 4 0 (B) 36 12 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
558 66 11.9 464 60 12.9 21 3 (B) 72 4 (B)
Middle Atlantic 2,089 274 13.1 1,783 201 11.3 110 16 14.9 195 56 28.8
East North Central 1,233 184 14.9 1,071 123 11.5 45 15 (B) 117 46 39.4
West North Central 286 38 13.1 243 26 10.6 19 4 (B) 24 8 (B)
South Atlantic 1,541 144 9.3 1,234 105 8.5 128 8 6.4 179 30 17.0
East South Central 169 29 17.1 149 20 13.4 18 7 (B) 2 2 (B)
West South Central 1,085 118 10.9 866 83 9.6 117 28 24.2 102 7 7.2
Mountain 524 62 11.8 419 44 10.6 48 8 (B) 56 10 (B)
Pacific 4,812 329 6.8 3,812 213 5.6 394 30 7.5 606 87 14.3

Poverty Footnotes

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