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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
33,330 14,574 43.7 16,034 4,071 25.4 2,833 1,317 46.5 14,463 9,186 63.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
29,928 12,659 42.3 14,411 3,469 24.1 2,517 1,125 44.7 12,999 8,065 62.0
      Inside principal cities 16,026 7,588 47.3 6,713 1,776 26.5 1,392 641 46.1 7,920 5,170 65.3
      Outside principal cities 13,902 5,072 36.5 7,698 1,693 22.0 1,126 484 43.0 5,079 2,895 57.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,402 1,915 56.3 1,623 602 37.1 315 192 60.8 1,464 1,121 76.6

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,771 2,310 40.0 2,593 618 23.8 517 236 45.6 2,661 1,456 54.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,675 2,265 39.9 2,545 599 23.5 500 225 45.1 2,631 1,441 54.8
      Inside principal cities 3,520 1,565 44.5 1,399 394 28.2 285 132 46.6 1,836 1,039 56.6
      Outside principal cities 2,155 700 32.5 1,146 205 17.9 215 93 43.1 794 402 50.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 95 45 47.1 47 19 (B) 17 10 (B) 31 16 (B)
Midwest 5,892 3,044 51.7 2,516 750 29.8 595 335 56.3 2,781 1,959 70.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,641 2,906 51.5 2,363 687 29.1 584 324 55.5 2,694 1,896 70.4
      Inside principal cities 3,744 2,149 57.4 1,321 431 32.6 419 236 56.5 2,005 1,482 73.9
      Outside principal cities 1,897 757 39.9 1,042 256 24.6 165 87 52.9 690 414 60.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 251 138 55.0 154 64 41.3 11 11 (B) 87 64 73.5
South 18,315 7,913 43.2 9,045 2,260 25.0 1,433 635 44.3 7,837 5,019 64.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,360 6,233 40.6 7,692 1,767 23.0 1,153 470 40.7 6,514 3,996 61.3
      Inside principal cities 6,977 3,141 45.0 3,108 746 24.0 518 202 38.9 3,351 2,193 65.5
      Outside principal cities 8,383 3,093 36.9 4,585 1,021 22.3 635 268 42.2 3,163 1,803 57.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,955 1,680 56.9 1,352 493 36.4 280 165 58.9 1,323 1,022 77.3
West 3,352 1,307 39.0 1,880 443 23.6 288 112 39.0 1,183 751 63.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,252 1,255 38.6 1,811 416 23.0 281 107 38.0 1,160 732 63.1
      Inside principal cities 1,785 733 41.1 885 206 23.3 171 71 41.5 729 456 62.6
      Outside principal cities 1,467 522 35.6 926 210 22.7 110 36 32.6 431 276 63.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 100 52 51.8 70 27 (B) 7 6 (B) 23 19 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
823 326 39.7 468 109 23.3 66 41 (B) 288 176 61.0
Middle Atlantic 4,948 1,984 40.1 2,125 509 24.0 451 194 43.1 2,373 1,281 54.0
East North Central 4,782 2,443 51.1 1,982 560 28.3 513 285 55.5 2,286 1,598 69.9
West North Central 1,110 601 54.2 534 190 35.6 81 50 61.2 495 361 73.1
South Atlantic 10,779 4,357 40.4 5,336 1,188 22.3 835 375 44.9 4,608 2,794 60.6
East South Central 3,065 1,588 51.8 1,462 458 31.3 244 131 53.6 1,359 1,000 73.5
West South Central 4,470 1,968 44.0 2,247 614 27.3 354 129 36.4 1,870 1,225 65.5
Mountain 763 345 45.2 423 121 28.6 84 47 56.4 256 177 69.1
Pacific 2,589 962 37.1 1,457 322 22.1 204 65 31.8 928 575 61.9

Poverty Footnotes

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