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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)

White alone, not Hispanic
 
 People in families, total (2)
158,646 20,460 12.9 131,417 11,589 8.8 8,197 1,887 23.0 19,033 6,983 36.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
127,147 14,334 11.3 105,721 8,087 7.6 6,574 1,402 21.3 14,851 4,844 32.6
      Inside principal cities 33,949 4,484 13.2 27,351 2,436 8.9 1,907 390 20.4 4,691 1,658 35.4
      Outside principal cities 93,198 9,850 10.6 78,370 5,652 7.2 4,667 1,012 21.7 10,160 3,186 31.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 31,500 6,126 19.4 25,696 3,501 13.6 1,622 485 29.9 4,182 2,139 51.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
30,870 3,257 10.6 25,649 1,818 7.1 1,551 294 19.0 3,669 1,145 31.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 26,615 2,603 9.8 22,176 1,461 6.6 1,311 227 17.3 3,128 915 29.3
      Inside principal cities 4,661 728 15.6 3,733 404 10.8 290 56 19.2 638 268 42.1
      Outside principal cities 21,954 1,876 8.5 18,443 1,057 5.7 1,021 171 16.8 2,490 647 26.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,255 654 15.4 3,473 357 10.3 240 67 27.8 542 230 42.5
Midwest 42,311 5,707 13.5 34,783 3,031 8.7 2,288 597 26.1 5,241 2,079 39.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 30,767 3,641 11.8 25,358 1,890 7.5 1,703 422 24.8 3,706 1,329 35.8
      Inside principal cities 7,800 1,251 16.0 6,069 571 9.4 493 141 28.7 1,238 539 43.5
      Outside principal cities 22,968 2,390 10.4 19,289 1,319 6.8 1,210 281 23.2 2,469 790 32.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,544 2,066 17.9 9,424 1,141 12.1 585 175 29.8 1,534 750 48.9
South 55,603 8,115 14.6 46,171 4,756 10.3 2,738 678 24.8 6,694 2,682 40.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 43,605 5,396 12.4 36,471 3,147 8.6 2,096 478 22.8 5,038 1,771 35.2
      Inside principal cities 11,652 1,381 11.8 9,579 775 8.1 561 109 19.5 1,512 496 32.8
      Outside principal cities 31,952 4,016 12.6 26,892 2,372 8.8 1,535 369 24.0 3,525 1,275 36.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,998 2,719 22.7 9,701 1,608 16.6 641 200 31.2 1,656 911 55.0
West 29,862 3,380 11.3 24,814 1,984 8.0 1,620 318 19.7 3,429 1,077 31.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 26,160 2,693 10.3 21,716 1,589 7.3 1,464 275 18.8 2,980 830 27.8
      Inside principal cities 9,836 1,125 11.4 7,969 686 8.6 563 83 14.8 1,304 355 27.3
      Outside principal cities 16,324 1,569 9.6 13,747 903 6.6 901 191 21.2 1,676 474 28.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,703 686 18.5 3,098 395 12.7 155 44 28.2 450 248 55.1

Division (31)
 
New England
9,308 882 9.5 7,702 477 6.2 498 71 14.2 1,108 335 30.2
Middle Atlantic 21,562 2,375 11.0 17,948 1,342 7.5 1,053 223 21.2 2,561 810 31.6
East North Central 28,705 3,931 13.7 23,350 2,019 8.6 1,687 458 27.1 3,667 1,454 39.7
West North Central 13,607 1,776 13.1 11,433 1,012 8.9 601 139 23.2 1,573 625 39.7
South Atlantic 29,801 4,041 13.6 24,989 2,434 9.7 1,412 356 25.2 3,400 1,251 36.8
East South Central 11,128 2,298 20.6 8,972 1,300 14.5 559 163 29.1 1,597 835 52.3
West South Central 14,674 1,777 12.1 12,211 1,021 8.4 766 160 20.8 1,697 596 35.1
Mountain 11,675 1,489 12.8 9,796 881 9.0 490 83 16.9 1,388 526 37.9
Pacific 18,187 1,890 10.4 15,017 1,103 7.3 1,129 236 20.9 2,041 551 27.0

Poverty Footnotes

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