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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
33,330 12,513 37.5 16,034 3,268 20.4 2,833 1,105 39.0 14,463 8,140 56.3

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
29,928 10,857 36.3 14,411 2,769 19.2 2,517 944 37.5 12,999 7,144 55.0
      Inside principal cities 16,026 6,567 41.0 6,713 1,426 21.2 1,392 531 38.2 7,920 4,610 58.2
      Outside principal cities 13,902 4,290 30.9 7,698 1,343 17.4 1,126 413 36.7 5,079 2,535 49.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,402 1,655 48.7 1,623 498 30.7 315 161 51.1 1,464 996 68.0

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,771 1,989 34.5 2,593 475 18.3 517 223 43.1 2,661 1,291 48.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,675 1,944 34.3 2,545 457 17.9 500 212 42.5 2,631 1,275 48.5
      Inside principal cities 3,520 1,355 38.5 1,399 293 20.9 285 123 43.1 1,836 939 51.1
      Outside principal cities 2,155 590 27.4 1,146 164 14.3 215 90 41.8 794 336 42.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 95 44 46.4 47 18 (B) 17 10 (B) 31 16 (B)
Midwest 5,892 2,682 45.5 2,516 634 25.2 595 278 46.8 2,781 1,770 63.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,641 2,557 45.3 2,363 571 24.2 584 270 46.2 2,694 1,716 63.7
      Inside principal cities 3,744 1,956 52.3 1,321 389 29.5 419 194 46.5 2,005 1,373 68.5
      Outside principal cities 1,897 601 31.7 1,042 182 17.5 165 75 45.7 690 344 49.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 251 125 49.7 154 63 40.9 11 9 (B) 87 53 61.6
South 18,315 6,714 36.7 9,045 1,772 19.6 1,433 511 35.7 7,837 4,430 56.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,360 5,277 34.4 7,692 1,382 18.0 1,153 374 32.5 6,514 3,521 54.0
      Inside principal cities 6,977 2,615 37.5 3,108 556 17.9 518 154 29.7 3,351 1,905 56.9
      Outside principal cities 8,383 2,662 31.7 4,585 826 18.0 635 221 34.8 3,163 1,615 51.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,955 1,437 48.6 1,352 390 28.9 280 137 48.8 1,323 910 68.8
West 3,352 1,128 33.7 1,880 387 20.6 288 93 32.1 1,183 649 54.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,252 1,079 33.2 1,811 360 19.9 281 87 30.9 1,160 632 54.5
      Inside principal cities 1,785 641 35.9 885 188 21.2 171 60 35.3 729 392 53.9
      Outside principal cities 1,467 438 29.9 926 172 18.6 110 27 24.2 431 240 55.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 100 49 49.0 70 27 (B) 7 6 (B) 23 17 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
823 277 33.7 468 89 19.1 66 36 (B) 288 152 52.6
Middle Atlantic 4,948 1,711 34.6 2,125 386 18.1 451 187 41.5 2,373 1,139 48.0
East North Central 4,782 2,162 45.2 1,982 477 24.0 513 243 47.3 2,286 1,443 63.1
West North Central 1,110 521 46.9 534 157 29.5 81 36 44.2 495 327 66.2
South Atlantic 10,779 3,748 34.8 5,336 957 17.9 835 304 36.4 4,608 2,488 54.0
East South Central 3,065 1,387 45.2 1,462 391 26.8 244 103 42.1 1,359 893 65.7
West South Central 4,470 1,578 35.3 2,247 425 18.9 354 104 29.5 1,870 1,049 56.1
Mountain 763 293 38.3 423 108 25.5 84 40 47.5 256 145 56.6
Pacific 2,589 835 32.3 1,457 279 19.1 204 53 25.8 928 504 54.4

Poverty Footnotes

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