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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)

Asian alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
12,296 1,663 13.5 10,041 1,189 11.8 902 161 17.9 1,353 313 23.1

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
11,938 1,583 13.3 9,748 1,146 11.8 873 139 15.9 1,317 298 22.6
      Inside principal cities 5,577 848 15.2 4,495 600 13.3 395 61 15.4 687 187 27.3
      Outside principal cities 6,361 735 11.6 5,252 547 10.4 478 78 16.3 631 110 17.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 357 80 22.3 293 42 14.4 28 22 (B) 36 15 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,646 482 18.2 2,248 369 16.4 131 29 21.7 267 84 31.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,624 478 18.2 2,225 365 16.4 131 29 21.7 267 84 31.6
      Inside principal cities 1,248 316 25.3 1,056 247 23.4 36 8 (B) 157 60 38.6
      Outside principal cities 1,376 163 11.8 1,170 118 10.1 96 20 21.3 111 24 21.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 22 4 (B) 22 4 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
Midwest 1,519 278 18.3 1,314 201 15.3 64 22 (B) 141 54 38.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,470 265 18.1 1,267 189 14.9 62 22 (B) 141 54 38.2
      Inside principal cities 602 137 22.8 516 94 18.2 22 16 (B) 64 28 (B)
      Outside principal cities 868 128 14.8 752 95 12.7 39 7 (B) 77 26 34.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 49 12 (B) 47 12 (B) 2 0 (B) 0 0 (B)
South 2,795 388 13.9 2,249 282 12.5 264 59 22.3 283 48 16.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,648 346 13.1 2,124 261 12.3 241 36 15.1 283 48 16.9
      Inside principal cities 866 115 13.3 682 88 12.9 84 10 12.3 100 16 16.5
      Outside principal cities 1,782 230 12.9 1,441 173 12.0 157 26 16.5 183 31 17.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 147 42 28.7 125 20 16.0 22 22 (B) 0 0 (X)
West 5,336 515 9.7 4,231 337 8.0 442 51 11.6 663 127 19.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,197 494 9.5 4,132 330 8.0 438 51 11.7 627 112 17.8
      Inside principal cities 2,862 280 9.8 2,242 171 7.6 253 26 10.5 367 83 22.6
      Outside principal cities 2,335 214 9.1 1,890 160 8.4 185 25 13.5 260 29 11.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 139 22 15.5 99 7 6.7 4 0 (B) 36 15 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
558 93 16.7 464 75 16.1 21 3 (B) 72 15 (B)
Middle Atlantic 2,089 389 18.6 1,783 294 16.5 110 26 23.3 195 69 35.5
East North Central 1,233 235 19.1 1,071 171 15.9 45 19 (B) 117 46 39.4
West North Central 286 42 14.7 243 30 12.5 19 4 (B) 24 8 (B)
South Atlantic 1,541 199 12.9 1,234 144 11.7 128 23 18.2 179 31 17.3
East South Central 169 34 20.0 149 25 16.6 18 7 (B) 2 2 (B)
West South Central 1,085 155 14.3 866 112 13.0 117 28 24.2 102 15 14.3
Mountain 524 72 13.8 419 48 11.6 48 8 (B) 56 16 (B)
Pacific 4,812 443 9.2 3,812 289 7.6 394 44 11.1 606 111 18.2

Poverty Footnotes

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