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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 alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
31,306 9,671 30.9 14,952 2,178 14.6 2,674 855 32.0 13,680 6,638 48.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
28,145 8,411 29.9 13,447 1,861 13.8 2,380 728 30.6 12,318 5,823 47.3
      Inside principal cities 15,267 5,250 34.4 6,365 1,033 16.2 1,327 395 29.7 7,575 3,823 50.5
      Outside principal cities 12,879 3,161 24.5 7,081 828 11.7 1,053 333 31.7 4,744 2,000 42.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,160 1,259 39.9 1,505 317 21.1 294 127 43.1 1,361 816 59.9

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,419 1,501 27.7 2,423 304 12.6 476 155 32.6 2,520 1,041 41.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,339 1,462 27.4 2,379 286 12.0 460 145 31.5 2,500 1,031 41.3
      Inside principal cities 3,405 1,040 30.5 1,368 202 14.8 268 69 26.0 1,770 768 43.4
      Outside principal cities 1,934 422 21.8 1,011 84 8.3 192 75 39.3 730 263 36.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 80 38 47.9 44 18 (B) 16 10 (B) 20 10 (B)
Midwest 5,431 2,072 38.2 2,302 431 18.7 562 218 38.8 2,567 1,424 55.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,258 1,992 37.9 2,200 392 17.8 554 210 37.9 2,504 1,389 55.5
      Inside principal cities 3,526 1,549 43.9 1,239 276 22.2 406 160 39.4 1,881 1,114 59.2
      Outside principal cities 1,732 442 25.5 961 117 12.2 148 50 33.9 623 275 44.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 173 81 46.9 102 39 37.9 7 7 (B) 63 35 (B)
South 17,592 5,346 30.4 8,624 1,211 14.0 1,386 411 29.7 7,582 3,724 49.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 14,756 4,222 28.6 7,325 963 13.2 1,122 307 27.3 6,309 2,952 46.8
      Inside principal cities 6,781 2,204 32.5 2,998 429 14.3 503 121 24.0 3,280 1,655 50.4
      Outside principal cities 7,975 2,018 25.3 4,327 534 12.3 619 186 30.0 3,029 1,298 42.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,836 1,124 39.6 1,299 248 19.1 264 104 39.5 1,273 772 60.6
West 2,864 752 26.3 1,603 231 14.4 250 71 28.3 1,011 450 44.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,792 735 26.3 1,543 219 14.2 244 66 27.1 1,005 450 44.8
      Inside principal cities 1,555 457 29.4 761 126 16.6 150 44 29.5 644 286 44.5
      Outside principal cities 1,237 278 22.5 782 93 11.9 94 22 23.2 362 164 45.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 72 17 (B) 60 12 (B) 6 5 (B) 5 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
728 183 25.1 417 57 13.7 49 18 (B) 262 108 41.0
Middle Atlantic 4,691 1,318 28.1 2,006 247 12.3 427 137 32.2 2,258 933 41.3
East North Central 4,442 1,676 37.7 1,826 303 16.6 489 194 39.6 2,127 1,180 55.5
West North Central 989 396 40.1 476 128 27.0 73 24 (B) 439 243 55.4
South Atlantic 10,374 2,954 28.5 5,102 625 12.3 802 252 31.4 4,470 2,076 46.5
East South Central 2,999 1,155 38.5 1,420 289 20.3 241 86 35.7 1,337 780 58.3
West South Central 4,220 1,238 29.3 2,102 297 14.2 343 73 21.2 1,775 868 48.9
Mountain 652 176 26.9 364 54 14.7 75 35 46.4 213 87 41.0
Pacific 2,212 576 26.0 1,239 177 14.3 175 36 20.5 798 363 45.5

Poverty Footnotes

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