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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 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6)

White alone, not Hispanic
 
 People in families, total (2)
158,646 28,639 18.1 131,417 17,609 13.4 8,197 2,501 30.5 19,033 8,530 44.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
127,147 20,383 16.0 105,721 12,489 11.8 6,574 1,868 28.4 14,851 6,026 40.6
      Inside principal cities 33,949 6,085 17.9 27,351 3,532 12.9 1,907 536 28.1 4,691 2,018 43.0
      Outside principal cities 93,198 14,298 15.3 78,370 8,957 11.4 4,667 1,332 28.5 10,160 4,008 39.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 31,500 8,256 26.2 25,696 5,120 19.9 1,622 632 39.0 4,182 2,504 59.9

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
30,870 4,545 14.7 25,649 2,745 10.7 1,551 377 24.3 3,669 1,422 38.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 26,615 3,654 13.7 22,176 2,205 9.9 1,311 289 22.1 3,128 1,159 37.1
      Inside principal cities 4,661 932 20.0 3,733 548 14.7 290 67 23.2 638 316 49.6
      Outside principal cities 21,954 2,722 12.4 18,443 1,657 9.0 1,021 222 21.7 2,490 843 33.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,255 891 20.9 3,473 540 15.5 240 88 36.6 542 263 48.5
Midwest 42,311 7,973 18.8 34,783 4,606 13.2 2,288 793 34.7 5,241 2,574 49.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 30,767 5,137 16.7 25,358 2,920 11.5 1,703 568 33.4 3,706 1,649 44.5
      Inside principal cities 7,800 1,669 21.4 6,069 857 14.1 493 193 39.1 1,238 619 50.0
      Outside principal cities 22,968 3,468 15.1 19,289 2,063 10.7 1,210 376 31.0 2,469 1,030 41.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,544 2,836 24.6 9,424 1,686 17.9 585 225 38.4 1,534 925 60.3
South 55,603 11,392 20.5 46,171 7,234 15.7 2,738 898 32.8 6,694 3,260 48.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 43,605 7,782 17.8 36,471 4,931 13.5 2,096 629 30.0 5,038 2,221 44.1
      Inside principal cities 11,652 1,958 16.8 9,579 1,163 12.1 561 151 26.9 1,512 644 42.6
      Outside principal cities 31,952 5,824 18.2 26,892 3,769 14.0 1,535 478 31.1 3,525 1,577 44.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,998 3,611 30.1 9,701 2,303 23.7 641 269 41.9 1,656 1,039 62.7
West 29,862 4,730 15.8 24,814 3,023 12.2 1,620 433 26.7 3,429 1,274 37.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 26,160 3,811 14.6 21,716 2,432 11.2 1,464 382 26.1 2,980 996 33.4
      Inside principal cities 9,836 1,526 15.5 7,969 963 12.1 563 125 22.2 1,304 438 33.6
      Outside principal cities 16,324 2,284 14.0 13,747 1,469 10.7 901 257 28.5 1,676 559 33.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,703 919 24.8 3,098 591 19.1 155 51 32.7 450 277 61.6

Division (31)
 
New England
9,308 1,212 13.0 7,702 673 8.7 498 107 21.4 1,108 432 39.0
Middle Atlantic 21,562 3,333 15.5 17,948 2,072 11.5 1,053 270 25.7 2,561 990 38.7
East North Central 28,705 5,534 19.3 23,350 3,138 13.4 1,687 595 35.2 3,667 1,801 49.1
West North Central 13,607 2,438 17.9 11,433 1,468 12.8 601 198 33.0 1,573 772 49.1
South Atlantic 29,801 5,719 19.2 24,989 3,696 14.8 1,412 473 33.5 3,400 1,551 45.6
East South Central 11,128 3,089 27.8 8,972 1,894 21.1 559 207 37.0 1,597 988 61.8
West South Central 14,674 2,584 17.6 12,211 1,644 13.5 766 218 28.5 1,697 722 42.5
Mountain 11,675 2,005 17.2 9,796 1,304 13.3 490 105 21.5 1,388 596 43.0
Pacific 18,187 2,724 15.0 15,017 1,720 11.5 1,129 327 29.0 2,041 677 33.2

Poverty Footnotes

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