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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
33,330 10,817 32.5 16,034 2,573 16.0 2,833 940 33.2 14,463 7,304 50.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
29,928 9,392 31.4 14,411 2,209 15.3 2,517 790 31.4 12,999 6,393 49.2
      Inside principal cities 16,026 5,780 36.1 6,713 1,169 17.4 1,392 441 31.7 7,920 4,170 52.6
      Outside principal cities 13,902 3,613 26.0 7,698 1,040 13.5 1,126 349 31.0 5,079 2,223 43.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,402 1,425 41.9 1,623 364 22.4 315 150 47.6 1,464 911 62.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,771 1,701 29.5 2,593 370 14.3 517 177 34.2 2,661 1,155 43.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,675 1,657 29.2 2,545 351 13.8 500 166 33.3 2,631 1,139 43.3
      Inside principal cities 3,520 1,153 32.8 1,399 218 15.6 285 90 31.5 1,836 846 46.1
      Outside principal cities 2,155 504 23.4 1,146 133 11.6 215 77 35.7 794 294 37.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 95 44 46.3 47 18 (B) 17 10 (B) 31 15 (B)
Midwest 5,892 2,356 40.0 2,516 515 20.5 595 234 39.3 2,781 1,607 57.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,641 2,239 39.7 2,363 458 19.4 584 225 38.6 2,694 1,556 57.8
      Inside principal cities 3,744 1,738 46.4 1,321 326 24.7 419 165 39.5 2,005 1,247 62.2
      Outside principal cities 1,897 501 26.4 1,042 132 12.7 165 60 36.3 690 309 44.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 251 117 46.5 154 58 37.5 11 9 (B) 87 51 58.4
South 18,315 5,803 31.7 9,045 1,379 15.2 1,433 448 31.3 7,837 3,977 50.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,360 4,575 29.8 7,692 1,104 14.3 1,153 323 28.0 6,514 3,148 48.3
      Inside principal cities 6,977 2,336 33.5 3,108 474 15.3 518 132 25.6 3,351 1,730 51.6
      Outside principal cities 8,383 2,239 26.7 4,585 630 13.7 635 190 29.9 3,163 1,419 44.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,955 1,229 41.6 1,352 275 20.3 280 125 44.8 1,323 828 62.6
West 3,352 956 28.5 1,880 309 16.4 288 81 28.3 1,183 566 47.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,252 921 28.3 1,811 296 16.4 281 76 27.0 1,160 549 47.3
      Inside principal cities 1,785 552 30.9 885 151 17.1 171 54 31.5 729 347 47.7
      Outside principal cities 1,467 369 25.2 926 145 15.7 110 22 20.0 431 202 46.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 100 35 34.8 70 12 (B) 7 6 (B) 23 17 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
823 231 28.0 468 78 16.7 66 26 (B) 288 127 44.1
Middle Atlantic 4,948 1,470 29.7 2,125 292 13.7 451 151 33.5 2,373 1,028 43.3
East North Central 4,782 1,909 39.9 1,982 375 18.9 513 207 40.3 2,286 1,327 58.0
West North Central 1,110 448 40.3 534 141 26.4 81 27 33.1 495 280 56.6
South Atlantic 10,779 3,195 29.6 5,336 700 13.1 835 275 33.0 4,608 2,219 48.2
East South Central 3,065 1,227 40.0 1,462 319 21.9 244 94 38.6 1,359 813 59.8
West South Central 4,470 1,382 30.9 2,247 359 16.0 354 78 22.1 1,870 944 50.5
Mountain 763 243 31.9 423 79 18.6 84 40 47.5 256 125 48.8
Pacific 2,589 713 27.5 1,457 230 15.8 204 41 20.3 928 441 47.6

Poverty Footnotes

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