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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 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6)

White A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
202,498 46,394 22.9 160,963 27,520 17.1 12,118 3,997 33.0 29,417 14,877 50.6

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
167,439 36,891 22.0 132,900 21,861 16.4 10,170 3,240 31.9 24,369 11,789 48.4
      Inside principal cities 53,826 15,715 29.2 39,962 8,804 22.0 3,830 1,381 36.1 10,034 5,530 55.1
      Outside principal cities 113,613 21,176 18.6 92,938 13,057 14.0 6,340 1,859 29.3 14,335 6,259 43.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 35,059 9,503 27.1 28,063 5,658 20.2 1,948 756 38.8 5,048 3,088 61.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
36,223 6,405 17.7 28,579 3,297 11.5 2,162 584 27.0 5,482 2,524 46.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 31,829 5,518 17.3 25,018 2,790 11.2 1,914 494 25.8 4,898 2,234 45.6
      Inside principal cities 7,308 2,225 30.4 5,014 1,004 20.0 583 177 30.3 1,711 1,044 61.0
      Outside principal cities 24,521 3,293 13.4 20,004 1,786 8.9 1,330 317 23.8 3,187 1,190 37.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,394 887 20.2 3,561 507 14.2 249 90 36.1 584 290 49.7
Midwest 46,342 9,251 20.0 37,388 5,266 14.1 2,783 969 34.8 6,171 3,015 48.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,176 6,325 18.5 27,545 3,562 12.9 2,141 722 33.7 4,490 2,041 45.5
      Inside principal cities 9,520 2,502 26.3 7,062 1,262 17.9 747 311 41.6 1,711 929 54.3
      Outside principal cities 24,656 3,823 15.5 20,483 2,299 11.2 1,394 412 29.5 2,778 1,112 40.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 12,167 2,926 24.0 9,843 1,705 17.3 642 247 38.5 1,682 974 57.9
South 71,786 18,158 25.3 57,424 11,133 19.4 3,975 1,341 33.7 10,387 5,684 54.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 58,065 13,855 23.9 46,601 8,528 18.3 3,152 1,009 32.0 8,312 4,318 52.0
      Inside principal cities 18,653 5,475 29.4 14,255 3,178 22.3 1,134 399 35.2 3,264 1,898 58.1
      Outside principal cities 39,412 8,380 21.3 32,346 5,350 16.5 2,018 609 30.2 5,047 2,421 48.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,721 4,302 31.4 10,823 2,605 24.1 823 332 40.3 2,075 1,366 65.8
West 48,146 12,580 26.1 37,572 7,823 20.8 3,198 1,103 34.5 7,376 3,654 49.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 43,369 11,192 25.8 33,736 6,981 20.7 2,963 1,016 34.3 6,669 3,195 47.9
      Inside principal cities 18,344 5,514 30.1 13,631 3,360 24.6 1,365 494 36.2 3,347 1,660 49.6
      Outside principal cities 25,025 5,679 22.7 20,105 3,622 18.0 1,598 522 32.7 3,322 1,535 46.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,777 1,388 29.0 3,836 842 21.9 235 87 37.2 707 458 64.8

Division (31)
 
New England
10,211 1,486 14.6 8,177 726 8.9 597 145 24.3 1,438 616 42.8
Middle Atlantic 26,012 4,919 18.9 20,401 2,571 12.6 1,566 439 28.0 4,045 1,909 47.2
East North Central 31,724 6,480 20.4 25,335 3,670 14.5 2,067 721 34.9 4,322 2,089 48.3
West North Central 14,618 2,771 19.0 12,053 1,596 13.2 716 249 34.7 1,849 927 50.1
South Atlantic 35,542 7,625 21.5 29,028 4,799 16.5 1,900 631 33.2 4,614 2,195 47.6
East South Central 11,708 3,193 27.3 9,398 1,928 20.5 595 215 36.2 1,715 1,050 61.2
West South Central 24,536 7,339 29.9 18,999 4,406 23.2 1,480 494 33.4 4,057 2,440 60.1
Mountain 16,127 4,015 24.9 12,794 2,403 18.8 885 291 32.8 2,448 1,321 54.0
Pacific 32,019 8,565 26.7 24,778 5,420 21.9 2,313 812 35.1 4,928 2,332 47.3

Poverty Footnotes

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