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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 alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
31,306 10,106 32.3 14,952 2,325 15.5 2,674 886 33.1 13,680 6,895 50.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
28,145 8,807 31.3 13,447 1,998 14.9 2,380 751 31.6 12,318 6,058 49.2
      Inside principal cities 15,267 5,482 35.9 6,365 1,084 17.0 1,327 410 30.9 7,575 3,989 52.7
      Outside principal cities 12,879 3,325 25.8 7,081 915 12.9 1,053 342 32.4 4,744 2,069 43.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,160 1,299 41.1 1,505 327 21.7 294 135 46.0 1,361 837 61.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,419 1,559 28.8 2,423 317 13.1 476 162 34.0 2,520 1,080 42.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,339 1,521 28.5 2,379 299 12.6 460 151 33.0 2,500 1,070 42.8
      Inside principal cities 3,405 1,084 31.8 1,368 202 14.8 268 76 28.4 1,770 805 45.5
      Outside principal cities 1,934 437 22.6 1,011 97 9.6 192 75 39.3 730 265 36.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 80 38 47.9 44 18 (B) 16 10 (B) 20 10 (B)
Midwest 5,431 2,175 40.1 2,302 472 20.5 562 222 39.5 2,567 1,482 57.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,258 2,094 39.8 2,200 432 19.7 554 214 38.7 2,504 1,447 57.8
      Inside principal cities 3,526 1,634 46.3 1,239 302 24.3 406 160 39.4 1,881 1,172 62.3
      Outside principal cities 1,732 460 26.6 961 131 13.6 148 54 36.6 623 275 44.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 173 82 47.2 102 39 38.5 7 7 (B) 63 35 (B)
South 17,592 5,587 31.8 8,624 1,300 15.1 1,386 432 31.2 7,582 3,855 50.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 14,756 4,424 30.0 7,325 1,043 14.2 1,122 319 28.4 6,309 3,062 48.5
      Inside principal cities 6,781 2,283 33.7 2,998 451 15.0 503 129 25.6 3,280 1,703 51.9
      Outside principal cities 7,975 2,141 26.8 4,327 593 13.7 619 190 30.7 3,029 1,358 44.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,836 1,163 41.0 1,299 257 19.8 264 113 42.8 1,273 793 62.3
West 2,864 785 27.4 1,603 236 14.7 250 71 28.3 1,011 479 47.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,792 768 27.5 1,543 224 14.5 244 66 27.1 1,005 479 47.6
      Inside principal cities 1,555 481 31.0 761 129 16.9 150 44 29.5 644 308 47.9
      Outside principal cities 1,237 287 23.2 782 95 12.1 94 22 23.2 362 171 47.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 72 17 (B) 60 12 (B) 6 5 (B) 5 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
728 190 26.0 417 57 13.7 49 18 (B) 262 114 43.6
Middle Atlantic 4,691 1,369 29.2 2,006 260 13.0 427 144 33.7 2,258 965 42.8
East North Central 4,442 1,774 39.9 1,826 340 18.6 489 198 40.4 2,127 1,237 58.1
West North Central 989 401 40.6 476 132 27.7 73 24 (B) 439 245 55.8
South Atlantic 10,374 3,094 29.8 5,102 674 13.2 802 268 33.4 4,470 2,152 48.1
East South Central 2,999 1,194 39.8 1,420 305 21.5 241 91 37.7 1,337 798 59.6
West South Central 4,220 1,299 30.8 2,102 321 15.3 343 73 21.2 1,775 905 51.0
Mountain 652 187 28.7 364 58 16.0 75 35 46.4 213 94 44.1
Pacific 2,212 598 27.0 1,239 177 14.3 175 36 20.5 798 385 48.2

Poverty Footnotes

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