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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 alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
31,306 14,321 45.7 14,952 4,095 27.4 2,674 1,276 47.7 13,680 8,951 65.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
28,145 12,465 44.3 13,447 3,496 26.0 2,380 1,095 46.0 12,318 7,874 63.9
      Inside principal cities 15,267 7,525 49.3 6,365 1,820 28.6 1,327 620 46.7 7,575 5,085 67.1
      Outside principal cities 12,879 4,940 38.4 7,081 1,676 23.7 1,053 475 45.1 4,744 2,789 58.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,160 1,856 58.7 1,505 599 39.8 294 181 61.7 1,361 1,077 79.1

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,419 2,241 41.4 2,423 605 25.0 476 221 46.4 2,520 1,415 56.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,339 2,202 41.2 2,379 586 24.6 460 211 45.8 2,500 1,406 56.2
      Inside principal cities 3,405 1,582 46.5 1,368 415 30.3 268 125 46.8 1,770 1,042 58.9
      Outside principal cities 1,934 620 32.1 1,011 171 16.9 192 86 44.6 730 364 49.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 80 39 48.9 44 19 (B) 16 10 (B) 20 10 (B)
Midwest 5,431 2,913 53.6 2,302 729 31.7 562 314 56.0 2,567 1,869 72.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,258 2,801 53.3 2,200 683 31.0 554 307 55.4 2,504 1,811 72.3
      Inside principal cities 3,526 2,091 59.3 1,239 434 35.1 406 229 56.3 1,881 1,428 75.9
      Outside principal cities 1,732 709 40.9 961 248 25.8 148 78 52.8 623 383 61.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 173 112 65.0 102 47 45.4 7 7 (B) 63 58 (B)
South 17,592 7,998 45.5 8,624 2,357 27.3 1,386 637 45.9 7,582 5,005 66.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 14,756 6,326 42.9 7,325 1,850 25.3 1,122 478 42.6 6,309 3,998 63.4
      Inside principal cities 6,781 3,189 47.0 2,998 791 26.4 503 201 40.0 3,280 2,197 67.0
      Outside principal cities 7,975 3,137 39.3 4,327 1,059 24.5 619 276 44.6 3,029 1,802 59.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,836 1,672 59.0 1,299 507 39.0 264 159 60.2 1,273 1,006 79.0
West 2,864 1,169 40.8 1,603 403 25.2 250 104 41.5 1,011 662 65.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,792 1,136 40.7 1,543 377 24.4 244 99 40.7 1,005 659 65.6
      Inside principal cities 1,555 663 42.6 761 180 23.6 150 65 43.0 644 418 65.0
      Outside principal cities 1,237 473 38.2 782 197 25.2 94 35 36.9 362 241 66.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 72 33 (B) 60 26 (B) 6 5 (B) 5 2 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
728 285 39.1 417 92 22.2 49 28 (B) 262 165 62.8
Middle Atlantic 4,691 1,956 41.7 2,006 513 25.6 427 193 45.2 2,258 1,251 55.4
East North Central 4,442 2,352 52.9 1,826 541 29.6 489 270 55.2 2,127 1,541 72.4
West North Central 989 561 56.8 476 188 39.5 73 44 (B) 439 328 74.7
South Atlantic 10,374 4,435 42.8 5,102 1,254 24.6 802 382 47.6 4,470 2,800 62.6
East South Central 2,999 1,614 53.8 1,420 474 33.4 241 130 53.9 1,337 1,010 75.5
West South Central 4,220 1,949 46.2 2,102 629 30.0 343 125 36.4 1,775 1,195 67.3
Mountain 652 288 44.1 364 100 27.6 75 41 54.3 213 146 68.7
Pacific 2,212 881 39.8 1,239 303 24.4 175 63 36.0 798 516 64.6

Poverty Footnotes

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