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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 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6)

White alone, not Hispanic
 
 People in families, total (2)
158,646 16,172 10.2 131,417 8,651 6.6 8,197 1,548 18.9 19,033 5,972 31.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
127,147 11,246 8.8 105,721 5,987 5.7 6,574 1,141 17.4 14,851 4,117 27.7
      Inside principal cities 33,949 3,575 10.5 27,351 1,835 6.7 1,907 341 17.9 4,691 1,400 29.8
      Outside principal cities 93,198 7,670 8.2 78,370 4,153 5.3 4,667 801 17.2 10,160 2,717 26.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 31,500 4,926 15.6 25,696 2,664 10.4 1,622 407 25.1 4,182 1,855 44.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
30,870 2,527 8.2 25,649 1,337 5.2 1,551 229 14.8 3,669 960 26.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 26,615 2,048 7.7 22,176 1,085 4.9 1,311 190 14.5 3,128 772 24.7
      Inside principal cities 4,661 600 12.9 3,733 329 8.8 290 48 16.5 638 223 34.9
      Outside principal cities 21,954 1,448 6.6 18,443 756 4.1 1,021 142 13.9 2,490 549 22.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,255 479 11.3 3,473 252 7.3 240 39 16.3 542 188 34.6
Midwest 42,311 4,502 10.6 34,783 2,198 6.3 2,288 517 22.6 5,241 1,788 34.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 30,767 2,837 9.2 25,358 1,359 5.4 1,703 355 20.9 3,706 1,122 30.3
      Inside principal cities 7,800 960 12.3 6,069 376 6.2 493 120 24.4 1,238 464 37.5
      Outside principal cities 22,968 1,877 8.2 19,289 983 5.1 1,210 235 19.4 2,469 658 26.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,544 1,665 14.4 9,424 838 8.9 585 161 27.6 1,534 666 43.4
South 55,603 6,587 11.8 46,171 3,671 8.0 2,738 565 20.6 6,694 2,351 35.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 43,605 4,316 9.9 36,471 2,381 6.5 2,096 387 18.5 5,038 1,548 30.7
      Inside principal cities 11,652 1,162 10.0 9,579 634 6.6 561 103 18.4 1,512 424 28.0
      Outside principal cities 31,952 3,155 9.9 26,892 1,747 6.5 1,535 284 18.5 3,525 1,124 31.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,998 2,271 18.9 9,701 1,290 13.3 641 178 27.8 1,656 803 48.5
West 29,862 2,556 8.6 24,814 1,446 5.8 1,620 237 14.6 3,429 874 25.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 26,160 2,045 7.8 21,716 1,161 5.3 1,464 209 14.3 2,980 675 22.6
      Inside principal cities 9,836 854 8.7 7,969 495 6.2 563 69 12.3 1,304 290 22.2
      Outside principal cities 16,324 1,191 7.3 13,747 667 4.9 901 140 15.5 1,676 385 23.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,703 511 13.8 3,098 284 9.2 155 28 17.8 450 199 44.3

Division (31)
 
New England
9,308 667 7.2 7,702 322 4.2 498 58 11.5 1,108 288 25.9
Middle Atlantic 21,562 1,860 8.6 17,948 1,015 5.7 1,053 172 16.3 2,561 672 26.3
East North Central 28,705 3,057 10.7 23,350 1,392 6.0 1,687 407 24.1 3,667 1,258 34.3
West North Central 13,607 1,445 10.6 11,433 805 7.0 601 110 18.3 1,573 530 33.7
South Atlantic 29,801 3,288 11.0 24,989 1,889 7.6 1,412 305 21.6 3,400 1,093 32.2
East South Central 11,128 1,898 17.1 8,972 998 11.1 559 144 25.8 1,597 755 47.3
West South Central 14,674 1,402 9.6 12,211 784 6.4 766 116 15.1 1,697 502 29.6
Mountain 11,675 1,125 9.6 9,796 612 6.2 490 63 12.9 1,388 450 32.4
Pacific 18,187 1,431 7.9 15,017 834 5.6 1,129 173 15.4 2,041 424 20.8

Poverty Footnotes

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