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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 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6)

All races
 
 People in families, total (2)
249,384 41,144 16.5 188,001 19,119 10.2 16,067 3,733 23.2 45,315 18,292 40.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
209,756 33,550 16.0 157,526 15,575 9.9 13,684 3,039 22.2 38,547 14,936 38.7
      Inside principal cities 75,618 16,518 21.8 51,365 6,950 13.5 5,681 1,410 24.8 18,571 8,158 43.9
      Outside principal cities 134,139 17,032 12.7 106,160 8,625 8.1 8,003 1,629 20.3 19,975 6,778 33.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 39,627 7,595 19.2 30,476 3,544 11.6 2,383 694 29.1 6,768 3,356 49.6

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
44,493 6,002 13.5 33,402 2,516 7.5 2,791 574 20.6 8,300 2,912 35.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 39,978 5,466 13.7 29,760 2,236 7.5 2,524 522 20.7 7,694 2,708 35.2
      Inside principal cities 12,048 2,855 23.7 7,493 1,061 14.2 905 212 23.4 3,650 1,582 43.3
      Outside principal cities 27,930 2,611 9.3 22,266 1,175 5.3 1,620 311 19.2 4,044 1,126 27.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,514 536 11.9 3,643 280 7.7 267 51 19.2 605 204 33.8
Midwest 53,680 8,031 15.0 41,200 3,315 8.0 3,481 910 26.1 8,999 3,806 42.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 41,101 6,099 14.8 31,142 2,414 7.8 2,795 700 25.1 7,165 2,984 41.6
      Inside principal cities 13,747 3,282 23.9 8,866 1,016 11.5 1,201 383 31.9 3,679 1,882 51.2
      Outside principal cities 27,355 2,817 10.3 22,275 1,398 6.3 1,594 317 19.9 3,486 1,102 31.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12,578 1,933 15.4 10,058 901 9.0 686 210 30.6 1,834 822 44.8
South 93,085 17,323 18.6 68,920 7,868 11.4 5,705 1,354 23.7 18,460 8,101 43.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 76,031 13,299 17.5 56,425 6,066 10.7 4,581 1,006 22.0 15,025 6,227 41.4
      Inside principal cities 26,451 5,860 22.2 18,028 2,386 13.2 1,738 405 23.3 6,684 3,069 45.9
      Outside principal cities 49,580 7,438 15.0 38,397 3,679 9.6 2,842 601 21.1 8,341 3,158 37.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 17,055 4,024 23.6 12,495 1,802 14.4 1,125 348 31.0 3,435 1,874 54.6
West 58,126 9,789 16.8 44,479 5,420 12.2 4,090 895 21.9 9,556 3,473 36.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 52,646 8,687 16.5 40,199 4,859 12.1 3,784 810 21.4 8,663 3,017 34.8
      Inside principal cities 23,373 4,521 19.3 16,977 2,486 14.6 1,837 410 22.3 4,559 1,625 35.6
      Outside principal cities 29,273 4,166 14.2 23,221 2,373 10.2 1,947 400 20.5 4,104 1,393 33.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,480 1,102 20.1 4,281 561 13.1 306 85 27.9 894 456 51.0

Division (31)
 
New England
11,578 1,225 10.6 9,110 535 5.9 680 107 15.7 1,788 584 32.7
Middle Atlantic 32,915 4,776 14.5 24,292 1,981 8.2 2,111 467 22.1 6,512 2,328 35.8
East North Central 37,564 5,771 15.4 28,328 2,236 7.9 2,627 708 27.0 6,608 2,827 42.8
West North Central 16,116 2,260 14.0 12,871 1,079 8.4 853 202 23.7 2,391 979 40.9
South Atlantic 47,884 7,865 16.4 35,654 3,474 9.7 2,866 704 24.6 9,364 3,687 39.4
East South Central 14,932 3,216 21.5 11,009 1,354 12.3 860 243 28.3 3,063 1,619 52.9
West South Central 30,269 6,241 20.6 22,257 3,040 13.7 1,979 406 20.5 6,033 2,795 46.3
Mountain 18,003 3,162 17.6 13,954 1,622 11.6 1,107 290 26.2 2,942 1,250 42.5
Pacific 40,123 6,627 16.5 30,525 3,798 12.4 2,983 605 20.3 6,615 2,223 33.6

Poverty Footnotes

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