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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 alone, not Hispanic
 
 People in families, total (2)
158,646 26,410 16.6 131,417 15,969 12.2 8,197 2,348 28.6 19,033 8,092 42.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
127,147 18,720 14.7 105,721 11,287 10.7 6,574 1,753 26.7 14,851 5,680 38.2
      Inside principal cities 33,949 5,726 16.9 27,351 3,286 12.0 1,907 491 25.8 4,691 1,948 41.5
      Outside principal cities 93,198 12,995 13.9 78,370 8,001 10.2 4,667 1,262 27.0 10,160 3,731 36.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 31,500 7,690 24.4 25,696 4,682 18.2 1,622 595 36.7 4,182 2,413 57.7

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
30,870 4,147 13.4 25,649 2,427 9.5 1,551 363 23.4 3,669 1,357 37.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 26,615 3,313 12.4 22,176 1,938 8.7 1,311 276 21.0 3,128 1,099 35.1
      Inside principal cities 4,661 896 19.2 3,733 517 13.8 290 65 22.4 638 315 49.3
      Outside principal cities 21,954 2,417 11.0 18,443 1,421 7.7 1,021 211 20.7 2,490 785 31.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,255 835 19.6 3,473 489 14.1 240 87 36.2 542 258 47.6
Midwest 42,311 7,374 17.4 34,783 4,239 12.2 2,288 737 32.2 5,241 2,398 45.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 30,767 4,718 15.3 25,358 2,677 10.6 1,703 522 30.6 3,706 1,519 41.0
      Inside principal cities 7,800 1,575 20.2 6,069 793 13.1 493 180 36.6 1,238 602 48.7
      Outside principal cities 22,968 3,143 13.7 19,289 1,885 9.8 1,210 341 28.2 2,469 917 37.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,544 2,655 23.0 9,424 1,561 16.6 585 215 36.8 1,534 878 57.3
South 55,603 10,524 18.9 46,171 6,569 14.2 2,738 838 30.6 6,694 3,117 46.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 43,605 7,157 16.4 36,471 4,462 12.2 2,096 594 28.3 5,038 2,101 41.7
      Inside principal cities 11,652 1,823 15.6 9,579 1,069 11.2 561 139 24.8 1,512 614 40.6
      Outside principal cities 31,952 5,334 16.7 26,892 3,392 12.6 1,535 454 29.6 3,525 1,487 42.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,998 3,367 28.1 9,701 2,108 21.7 641 244 38.1 1,656 1,016 61.3
West 29,862 4,364 14.6 24,814 2,734 11.0 1,620 410 25.3 3,429 1,221 35.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 26,160 3,532 13.5 21,716 2,210 10.2 1,464 362 24.7 2,980 960 32.2
      Inside principal cities 9,836 1,431 14.6 7,969 907 11.4 563 107 18.9 1,304 417 32.0
      Outside principal cities 16,324 2,101 12.9 13,747 1,303 9.5 901 255 28.3 1,676 543 32.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,703 832 22.5 3,098 524 16.9 155 48 30.9 450 261 58.0

Division (31)
 
New England
9,308 1,089 11.7 7,702 598 7.8 498 92 18.6 1,108 398 35.9
Middle Atlantic 21,562 3,059 14.2 17,948 1,829 10.2 1,053 270 25.7 2,561 959 37.4
East North Central 28,705 5,127 17.9 23,350 2,895 12.4 1,687 561 33.3 3,667 1,671 45.6
West North Central 13,607 2,246 16.5 11,433 1,344 11.8 601 176 29.3 1,573 727 46.2
South Atlantic 29,801 5,299 17.8 24,989 3,362 13.5 1,412 452 32.0 3,400 1,484 43.7
East South Central 11,128 2,889 26.0 8,972 1,748 19.5 559 195 34.9 1,597 946 59.2
West South Central 14,674 2,336 15.9 12,211 1,459 11.9 766 191 24.9 1,697 687 40.5
Mountain 11,675 1,863 16.0 9,796 1,183 12.1 490 101 20.5 1,388 579 41.7
Pacific 18,187 2,502 13.8 15,017 1,551 10.3 1,129 309 27.4 2,041 642 31.4

Poverty Footnotes

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