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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)

Asian alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
12,296 2,249 18.3 10,041 1,632 16.3 902 226 25.0 1,353 391 28.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
11,938 2,122 17.8 9,748 1,547 15.9 873 203 23.2 1,317 373 28.3
      Inside principal cities 5,577 1,136 20.4 4,495 818 18.2 395 81 20.5 687 237 34.5
      Outside principal cities 6,361 986 15.5 5,252 728 13.9 478 122 25.5 631 136 21.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 357 127 35.6 293 86 29.2 28 23 (B) 36 19 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,646 617 23.3 2,248 490 21.8 131 34 25.8 267 93 34.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,624 611 23.3 2,225 484 21.7 131 34 25.8 267 93 34.8
      Inside principal cities 1,248 414 33.2 1,056 337 31.9 36 13 (B) 157 64 40.6
      Outside principal cities 1,376 197 14.3 1,170 147 12.6 96 20 21.3 111 29 26.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 22 6 (B) 22 6 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
Midwest 1,519 339 22.4 1,314 258 19.7 64 22 (B) 141 59 41.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,470 319 21.7 1,267 238 18.8 62 22 (B) 141 59 41.7
      Inside principal cities 602 167 27.7 516 124 24.0 22 16 (B) 64 28 (B)
      Outside principal cities 868 152 17.6 752 115 15.2 39 7 (B) 77 31 40.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 49 20 (B) 47 20 (B) 2 0 (B) 0 0 (B)
South 2,795 531 19.0 2,249 359 16.0 264 105 39.6 283 67 23.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,648 458 17.3 2,124 309 14.5 241 82 34.1 283 67 23.6
      Inside principal cities 866 147 17.0 682 94 13.7 84 20 24.3 100 33 33.6
      Outside principal cities 1,782 310 17.4 1,441 215 14.9 157 62 39.2 183 33 18.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 147 73 49.4 125 51 40.4 22 22 (B) 0 0 (X)
West 5,336 762 14.3 4,231 525 12.4 442 65 14.6 663 173 26.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,197 734 14.1 4,132 516 12.5 438 64 14.6 627 154 24.6
      Inside principal cities 2,862 408 14.2 2,242 264 11.8 253 31 12.4 367 112 30.5
      Outside principal cities 2,335 327 14.0 1,890 252 13.3 185 33 17.7 260 42 16.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 139 28 20.0 99 9 8.7 4 1 (B) 36 19 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
558 131 23.4 464 113 24.2 21 3 (B) 72 15 (B)
Middle Atlantic 2,089 486 23.3 1,783 378 21.2 110 31 28.1 195 78 40.0
East North Central 1,233 284 23.0 1,071 214 20.0 45 19 (B) 117 51 43.5
West North Central 286 55 19.4 243 44 18.0 19 4 (B) 24 8 (B)
South Atlantic 1,541 267 17.3 1,234 179 14.5 128 50 39.0 179 39 21.6
East South Central 169 42 24.8 149 27 18.5 18 12 (B) 2 2 (B)
West South Central 1,085 221 20.4 866 153 17.7 117 42 36.0 102 26 25.6
Mountain 524 98 18.7 419 65 15.4 48 12 (B) 56 21 (B)
Pacific 4,812 664 13.8 3,812 460 12.1 394 52 13.3 606 152 25.0

Poverty Footnotes

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