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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
33,330 15,288 45.9 16,034 4,447 27.7 2,833 1,354 47.8 14,463 9,487 65.6

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
29,928 13,283 44.4 14,411 3,802 26.4 2,517 1,155 45.9 12,999 8,326 64.0
      Inside principal cities 16,026 7,917 49.4 6,713 1,939 28.9 1,392 658 47.3 7,920 5,320 67.2
      Outside principal cities 13,902 5,366 38.6 7,698 1,863 24.2 1,126 497 44.1 5,079 3,006 59.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,402 2,005 58.9 1,623 645 39.7 315 199 63.0 1,464 1,161 79.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,771 2,436 42.2 2,593 672 25.9 517 242 46.8 2,661 1,522 57.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,675 2,391 42.1 2,545 653 25.7 500 231 46.3 2,631 1,507 57.3
      Inside principal cities 3,520 1,665 47.3 1,399 433 30.9 285 139 48.7 1,836 1,094 59.6
      Outside principal cities 2,155 726 33.7 1,146 220 19.2 215 93 43.1 794 413 51.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 95 45 47.1 47 19 (B) 17 10 (B) 31 16 (B)
Midwest 5,892 3,158 53.6 2,516 797 31.7 595 335 56.3 2,781 2,027 72.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,641 3,006 53.3 2,363 731 30.9 584 324 55.5 2,694 1,951 72.4
      Inside principal cities 3,744 2,225 59.4 1,321 466 35.3 419 236 56.5 2,005 1,523 76.0
      Outside principal cities 1,897 781 41.2 1,042 265 25.4 165 87 52.9 690 428 62.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 251 153 60.7 154 66 42.9 11 11 (B) 87 76 87.5
South 18,315 8,318 45.4 9,045 2,487 27.5 1,433 660 46.1 7,837 5,170 66.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,360 6,563 42.7 7,692 1,954 25.4 1,153 489 42.4 6,514 4,120 63.2
      Inside principal cities 6,977 3,275 46.9 3,108 828 26.6 518 208 40.1 3,351 2,239 66.8
      Outside principal cities 8,383 3,287 39.2 4,585 1,126 24.6 635 281 44.2 3,163 1,880 59.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,955 1,755 59.4 1,352 533 39.4 280 172 61.3 1,323 1,051 79.4
West 3,352 1,376 41.0 1,880 491 26.1 288 117 40.6 1,183 768 64.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,252 1,324 40.7 1,811 464 25.6 281 111 39.6 1,160 748 64.5
      Inside principal cities 1,785 751 42.1 885 212 24.0 171 75 44.2 729 463 63.6
      Outside principal cities 1,467 573 39.0 926 252 27.2 110 36 32.6 431 285 66.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 100 52 51.8 70 27 (B) 7 6 (B) 23 19 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
823 339 41.2 468 117 25.0 66 41 (B) 288 180 62.5
Middle Atlantic 4,948 2,097 42.4 2,125 555 26.1 451 200 44.4 2,373 1,342 56.6
East North Central 4,782 2,540 53.1 1,982 597 30.1 513 285 55.5 2,286 1,659 72.5
West North Central 1,110 618 55.7 534 200 37.4 81 50 61.2 495 368 74.5
South Atlantic 10,779 4,589 42.6 5,336 1,307 24.5 835 395 47.3 4,608 2,887 62.6
East South Central 3,065 1,661 54.2 1,462 499 34.1 244 133 54.5 1,359 1,029 75.7
West South Central 4,470 2,067 46.2 2,247 682 30.3 354 132 37.3 1,870 1,254 67.1
Mountain 763 354 46.4 423 127 30.1 84 47 56.4 256 180 70.2
Pacific 2,589 1,022 39.5 1,457 364 25.0 204 70 34.1 928 588 63.4

Poverty Footnotes

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