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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
33,330 10,361 31.1 16,034 2,422 15.1 2,833 908 32.1 14,463 7,031 48.6

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
29,928 8,976 30.0 14,411 2,068 14.3 2,517 767 30.5 12,999 6,142 47.3
      Inside principal cities 16,026 5,541 34.6 6,713 1,117 16.6 1,392 426 30.6 7,920 3,998 50.5
      Outside principal cities 13,902 3,435 24.7 7,698 951 12.4 1,126 341 30.3 5,079 2,144 42.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,402 1,384 40.7 1,623 354 21.8 315 142 44.9 1,464 889 60.7

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,771 1,642 28.5 2,593 356 13.7 517 170 32.9 2,661 1,116 41.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,675 1,598 28.2 2,545 338 13.3 500 160 31.9 2,631 1,100 41.8
      Inside principal cities 3,520 1,110 31.5 1,399 218 15.6 285 83 29.1 1,836 809 44.1
      Outside principal cities 2,155 488 22.7 1,146 120 10.5 215 77 35.7 794 292 36.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 95 44 46.3 47 18 (B) 17 10 (B) 31 15 (B)
Midwest 5,892 2,242 38.1 2,516 474 18.8 595 230 38.6 2,781 1,539 55.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,641 2,126 37.7 2,363 417 17.6 584 221 37.9 2,694 1,488 55.2
      Inside principal cities 3,744 1,648 44.0 1,321 298 22.6 419 165 39.5 2,005 1,184 59.1
      Outside principal cities 1,897 478 25.2 1,042 118 11.4 165 56 33.8 690 304 44.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 251 116 46.2 154 57 37.1 11 9 (B) 87 51 58.4
South 18,315 5,560 30.4 9,045 1,288 14.2 1,433 427 29.8 7,837 3,845 49.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,360 4,371 28.5 7,692 1,022 13.3 1,153 310 26.9 6,514 3,039 46.7
      Inside principal cities 6,977 2,257 32.3 3,108 452 14.5 518 124 23.9 3,351 1,681 50.2
      Outside principal cities 8,383 2,114 25.2 4,585 570 12.4 635 186 29.3 3,163 1,358 42.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,955 1,189 40.2 1,352 266 19.7 280 117 41.8 1,323 806 60.9
West 3,352 916 27.3 1,880 303 16.1 288 81 28.3 1,183 531 44.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,252 881 27.1 1,811 291 16.1 281 76 27.0 1,160 515 44.4
      Inside principal cities 1,785 527 29.5 885 148 16.8 171 54 31.5 729 324 44.5
      Outside principal cities 1,467 355 24.2 926 142 15.4 110 22 20.0 431 190 44.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 100 35 34.8 70 12 (B) 7 6 (B) 23 17 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
823 224 27.2 468 78 16.6 66 26 (B) 288 120 41.7
Middle Atlantic 4,948 1,419 28.7 2,125 279 13.1 451 144 32.1 2,373 996 42.0
East North Central 4,782 1,800 37.6 1,982 336 17.0 513 203 39.5 2,286 1,261 55.1
West North Central 1,110 443 39.9 534 138 25.8 81 27 33.1 495 278 56.2
South Atlantic 10,779 3,052 28.3 5,336 650 12.2 835 259 31.1 4,608 2,143 46.5
East South Central 3,065 1,188 38.8 1,462 303 20.8 244 90 36.6 1,359 795 58.5
West South Central 4,470 1,320 29.5 2,247 335 14.9 354 78 22.1 1,870 907 48.5
Mountain 763 227 29.7 423 73 17.3 84 40 47.5 256 113 44.3
Pacific 2,589 690 26.6 1,457 230 15.8 204 41 20.3 928 418 45.1

Poverty Footnotes

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