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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)

Asian alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
12,296 2,681 21.8 10,041 1,943 19.4 902 268 29.7 1,353 470 34.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
11,938 2,543 21.3 9,748 1,849 19.0 873 243 27.9 1,317 451 34.2
      Inside principal cities 5,577 1,338 24.0 4,495 936 20.8 395 120 30.4 687 282 41.1
      Outside principal cities 6,361 1,205 18.9 5,252 913 17.4 478 123 25.8 631 169 26.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 357 138 38.5 293 94 32.2 28 24 (B) 36 19 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,646 694 26.2 2,248 544 24.2 131 42 32.1 267 108 40.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,624 688 26.2 2,225 537 24.1 131 42 32.1 267 108 40.4
      Inside principal cities 1,248 450 36.0 1,056 354 33.6 36 22 (B) 157 74 47.0
      Outside principal cities 1,376 238 17.3 1,170 183 15.7 96 20 21.3 111 35 31.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 22 6 (B) 22 6 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
Midwest 1,519 384 25.3 1,314 294 22.4 64 24 (B) 141 66 46.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,470 361 24.6 1,267 271 21.4 62 24 (B) 141 66 46.8
      Inside principal cities 602 193 32.0 516 141 27.4 22 17 (B) 64 34 (B)
      Outside principal cities 868 168 19.4 752 130 17.3 39 7 (B) 77 32 41.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 49 23 (B) 47 23 (B) 2 0 (B) 0 0 (B)
South 2,795 624 22.3 2,249 423 18.8 264 115 43.4 283 86 30.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,648 546 20.6 2,124 368 17.3 241 92 38.2 283 86 30.5
      Inside principal cities 866 176 20.3 682 113 16.5 84 29 34.1 100 34 34.4
      Outside principal cities 1,782 370 20.8 1,441 255 17.7 157 64 40.3 183 52 28.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 147 78 52.9 125 56 44.5 22 22 (B) 0 0 (X)
West 5,336 979 18.3 4,231 682 16.1 442 87 19.7 663 210 31.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,197 949 18.3 4,132 673 16.3 438 85 19.4 627 191 30.4
      Inside principal cities 2,862 520 18.2 2,242 327 14.6 253 52 20.7 367 140 38.2
      Outside principal cities 2,335 429 18.4 1,890 345 18.3 185 33 17.7 260 50 19.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 139 31 22.0 99 9 9.5 4 2 (B) 36 19 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
558 157 28.2 464 127 27.4 21 3 (B) 72 27 (B)
Middle Atlantic 2,089 537 25.7 1,783 417 23.4 110 39 35.7 195 81 41.5
East North Central 1,233 323 26.2 1,071 247 23.1 45 19 (B) 117 57 49.1
West North Central 286 61 21.2 243 47 19.2 19 5 (B) 24 9 (B)
South Atlantic 1,541 325 21.1 1,234 216 17.5 128 52 40.3 179 58 32.4
East South Central 169 42 24.8 149 27 18.5 18 12 (B) 2 2 (B)
West South Central 1,085 257 23.7 866 180 20.8 117 50 43.0 102 26 25.6
Mountain 524 112 21.4 419 70 16.7 48 17 (B) 56 25 (B)
Pacific 4,812 867 18.0 3,812 612 16.1 394 70 17.7 606 185 30.6

Poverty Footnotes

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