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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)

Asian alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
12,296 2,874 23.4 10,041 2,082 20.7 902 294 32.6 1,353 498 36.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
11,938 2,735 22.9 9,748 1,988 20.4 873 269 30.8 1,317 479 36.3
      Inside principal cities 5,577 1,424 25.5 4,495 1,016 22.6 395 125 31.7 687 282 41.1
      Outside principal cities 6,361 1,312 20.6 5,252 971 18.5 478 144 30.1 631 196 31.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 357 139 38.8 293 94 32.2 28 25 (B) 36 19 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,646 738 27.9 2,248 579 25.8 131 44 33.6 267 115 43.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,624 732 27.9 2,225 573 25.7 131 44 33.6 267 115 43.1
      Inside principal cities 1,248 455 36.5 1,056 360 34.1 36 22 (B) 157 74 47.0
      Outside principal cities 1,376 276 20.1 1,170 213 18.2 96 22 22.7 111 42 37.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 22 6 (B) 22 6 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
Midwest 1,519 412 27.1 1,314 322 24.5 64 24 (B) 141 66 46.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,470 389 26.5 1,267 299 23.6 62 24 (B) 141 66 46.8
      Inside principal cities 602 220 36.6 516 169 32.7 22 17 (B) 64 34 (B)
      Outside principal cities 868 169 19.5 752 131 17.4 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 2,795 672 24.0 2,249 455 20.2 264 115 43.4 283 102 36.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,648 594 22.4 2,124 400 18.8 241 92 38.2 283 102 36.0
      Inside principal cities 866 192 22.2 682 129 19.0 84 29 34.1 100 34 34.4
      Outside principal cities 1,782 402 22.5 1,441 270 18.8 157 64 40.3 183 68 36.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 147 78 52.9 125 56 44.5 22 22 (B) 0 0 (X)
West 5,336 1,052 19.7 4,231 725 17.1 442 112 25.3 663 215 32.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,197 1,021 19.6 4,132 716 17.3 438 109 24.9 627 196 31.2
      Inside principal cities 2,862 556 19.4 2,242 358 16.0 253 57 22.6 367 140 38.2
      Outside principal cities 2,335 465 19.9 1,890 358 18.9 185 52 28.0 260 55 21.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 139 31 22.5 99 9 9.5 4 3 (B) 36 19 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
558 166 29.8 464 127 27.4 21 5 (B) 72 34 (B)
Middle Atlantic 2,089 572 27.4 1,783 452 25.3 110 39 35.7 195 81 41.5
East North Central 1,233 345 28.0 1,071 269 25.1 45 19 (B) 117 57 49.1
West North Central 286 67 23.4 243 53 21.8 19 5 (B) 24 9 (B)
South Atlantic 1,541 348 22.6 1,234 223 18.1 128 52 40.3 179 74 41.2
East South Central 169 50 29.7 149 36 24.1 18 12 (B) 2 2 (B)
West South Central 1,085 273 25.2 866 197 22.7 117 50 43.0 102 26 25.6
Mountain 524 123 23.5 419 81 19.2 48 18 (B) 56 25 (B)
Pacific 4,812 929 19.3 3,812 645 16.9 394 94 23.8 606 190 31.4

Poverty Footnotes

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