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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 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)

All races
 
 People in families, total (2)
249,384 52,569 21.1 188,001 26,328 14.0 16,067 4,696 29.2 45,315 21,546 47.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
209,756 42,768 20.4 157,526 21,303 13.5 13,684 3,845 28.1 38,547 17,620 45.7
      Inside principal cities 75,618 20,625 27.3 51,365 9,305 18.1 5,681 1,747 30.8 18,571 9,573 51.5
      Outside principal cities 134,139 22,143 16.5 106,160 11,998 11.3 8,003 2,098 26.2 19,975 8,047 40.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 39,627 9,802 24.7 30,476 5,025 16.5 2,383 851 35.7 6,768 3,926 58.0

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
44,493 7,648 17.2 33,402 3,464 10.4 2,791 738 26.4 8,300 3,446 41.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 39,978 6,893 17.2 29,760 3,057 10.3 2,524 657 26.0 7,694 3,179 41.3
      Inside principal cities 12,048 3,519 29.2 7,493 1,411 18.8 905 284 31.4 3,650 1,824 50.0
      Outside principal cities 27,930 3,374 12.1 22,266 1,646 7.4 1,620 373 23.0 4,044 1,355 33.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,514 755 16.7 3,643 407 11.2 267 80 30.1 605 268 44.2
Midwest 53,680 10,291 19.2 41,200 4,736 11.5 3,481 1,120 32.2 8,999 4,435 49.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 41,101 7,777 18.9 31,142 3,396 10.9 2,795 887 31.7 7,165 3,493 48.8
      Inside principal cities 13,747 4,094 29.8 8,866 1,442 16.3 1,201 469 39.0 3,679 2,183 59.4
      Outside principal cities 27,355 3,683 13.5 22,275 1,954 8.8 1,594 418 26.3 3,486 1,310 37.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12,578 2,514 20.0 10,058 1,340 13.3 686 233 34.0 1,834 941 51.3
South 93,085 21,726 23.3 68,920 10,608 15.4 5,705 1,720 30.2 18,460 9,397 50.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 76,031 16,659 21.9 56,425 8,131 14.4 4,581 1,292 28.2 15,025 7,236 48.2
      Inside principal cities 26,451 7,133 27.0 18,028 3,109 17.2 1,738 492 28.3 6,684 3,533 52.9
      Outside principal cities 49,580 9,526 19.2 38,397 5,023 13.1 2,842 800 28.1 8,341 3,704 44.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 17,055 5,067 29.7 12,495 2,477 19.8 1,125 429 38.1 3,435 2,161 62.9
West 58,126 12,904 22.2 44,479 7,518 16.9 4,090 1,118 27.3 9,556 4,268 44.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 52,646 11,439 21.7 40,199 6,718 16.7 3,784 1,009 26.7 8,663 3,712 42.8
      Inside principal cities 23,373 5,879 25.2 16,977 3,343 19.7 1,837 503 27.4 4,559 2,033 44.6
      Outside principal cities 29,273 5,560 19.0 23,221 3,375 14.5 1,947 506 26.0 4,104 1,679 40.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,480 1,465 26.7 4,281 800 18.7 306 109 35.5 894 556 62.2

Division (31)
 
New England
11,578 1,621 14.0 9,110 781 8.6 680 145 21.4 1,788 695 38.9
Middle Atlantic 32,915 6,027 18.3 24,292 2,684 11.0 2,111 592 28.1 6,512 2,751 42.2
East North Central 37,564 7,428 19.8 28,328 3,294 11.6 2,627 859 32.7 6,608 3,274 49.5
West North Central 16,116 2,863 17.8 12,871 1,442 11.2 853 261 30.6 2,391 1,160 48.5
South Atlantic 47,884 9,937 20.8 35,654 4,730 13.3 2,866 865 30.2 9,364 4,343 46.4
East South Central 14,932 3,959 26.5 11,009 1,850 16.8 860 298 34.6 3,063 1,811 59.1
West South Central 30,269 7,830 25.9 22,257 4,029 18.1 1,979 558 28.2 6,033 3,243 53.8
Mountain 18,003 4,082 22.7 13,954 2,246 16.1 1,107 332 30.0 2,942 1,504 51.1
Pacific 40,123 8,822 22.0 30,525 5,272 17.3 2,983 786 26.4 6,615 2,764 41.8

Poverty Footnotes

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