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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)

Asian alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
12,296 1,780 14.5 10,041 1,272 12.7 902 178 19.7 1,353 330 24.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
11,938 1,697 14.2 9,748 1,229 12.6 873 156 17.8 1,317 312 23.7
      Inside principal cities 5,577 909 16.3 4,495 654 14.6 395 62 15.7 687 193 28.1
      Outside principal cities 6,361 787 12.4 5,252 575 10.9 478 94 19.6 631 119 18.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 357 83 23.2 293 43 14.7 28 22 (B) 36 18 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,646 502 19.0 2,248 384 17.1 131 29 21.7 267 90 33.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,624 498 19.0 2,225 380 17.1 131 29 21.7 267 90 33.6
      Inside principal cities 1,248 318 25.5 1,056 249 23.6 36 8 (B) 157 60 38.6
      Outside principal cities 1,376 180 13.1 1,170 131 11.2 96 20 21.3 111 29 26.7
  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 2,795 408 14.6 2,249 284 12.6 264 72 27.1 283 53 18.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,648 366 13.8 2,124 264 12.4 241 49 20.4 283 53 18.8
      Inside principal cities 866 123 14.2 682 90 13.3 84 10 12.3 100 22 22.0
      Outside principal cities 1,782 243 13.7 1,441 173 12.0 157 39 24.7 183 31 17.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 147 42 28.7 125 20 16.0 22 22 (B) 0 0 (X)
West 5,336 591 11.1 4,231 403 9.5 442 55 12.5 663 133 20.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,197 567 10.9 4,132 396 9.6 438 55 12.7 627 115 18.4
      Inside principal cities 2,862 332 11.6 2,242 221 9.9 253 28 11.0 367 83 22.7
      Outside principal cities 2,335 235 10.1 1,890 175 9.3 185 28 15.0 260 32 12.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 139 24 17.4 99 7 6.9 4 0 (B) 36 17 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
558 104 18.6 464 86 18.4 21 3 (B) 72 15 (B)
Middle Atlantic 2,089 399 19.1 1,783 298 16.7 110 26 23.3 195 75 38.3
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 1,541 217 14.1 1,234 144 11.7 128 36 28.2 179 37 20.4
East South Central 169 34 20.0 149 25 16.6 18 7 (B) 2 2 (B)
West South Central 1,085 157 14.5 866 115 13.2 117 28 24.2 102 15 14.3
Mountain 524 78 14.9 419 54 12.9 48 8 (B) 56 16 (B)
Pacific 4,812 513 10.7 3,812 349 9.2 394 48 12.1 606 116 19.2

Poverty Footnotes

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