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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 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6)

White alone, not Hispanic
 
 People in families, total (2)
158,646 32,301 20.4 131,417 20,429 15.5 8,197 2,737 33.4 19,033 9,135 48.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
127,147 23,109 18.2 105,721 14,582 13.8 6,574 2,045 31.1 14,851 6,482 43.6
      Inside principal cities 33,949 6,887 20.3 27,351 4,120 15.1 1,907 602 31.6 4,691 2,165 46.1
      Outside principal cities 93,198 16,222 17.4 78,370 10,462 13.3 4,667 1,442 30.9 10,160 4,318 42.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 31,500 9,192 29.2 25,696 5,846 22.8 1,622 692 42.7 4,182 2,653 63.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
30,870 5,158 16.7 25,649 3,231 12.6 1,551 416 26.8 3,669 1,511 41.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 26,615 4,182 15.7 22,176 2,627 11.8 1,311 323 24.6 3,128 1,231 39.4
      Inside principal cities 4,661 1,053 22.6 3,733 643 17.2 290 82 28.4 638 327 51.3
      Outside principal cities 21,954 3,129 14.3 18,443 1,984 10.8 1,021 241 23.6 2,490 904 36.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,255 976 22.9 3,473 603 17.4 240 93 38.8 542 279 51.5
Midwest 42,311 8,926 21.1 34,783 5,359 15.4 2,288 833 36.4 5,241 2,733 52.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 30,767 5,822 18.9 25,358 3,450 13.6 1,703 604 35.5 3,706 1,768 47.7
      Inside principal cities 7,800 1,908 24.5 6,069 1,043 17.2 493 202 41.0 1,238 663 53.6
      Outside principal cities 22,968 3,914 17.0 19,289 2,407 12.5 1,210 402 33.2 2,469 1,105 44.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,544 3,104 26.9 9,424 1,909 20.3 585 229 39.2 1,534 966 62.9
South 55,603 12,819 23.1 46,171 8,342 18.1 2,738 1,010 36.9 6,694 3,467 51.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 43,605 8,731 20.0 36,471 5,674 15.6 2,096 696 33.2 5,038 2,362 46.9
      Inside principal cities 11,652 2,195 18.8 9,579 1,341 14.0 561 164 29.2 1,512 691 45.7
      Outside principal cities 31,952 6,536 20.5 26,892 4,333 16.1 1,535 532 34.6 3,525 1,671 47.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,998 4,087 34.1 9,701 2,669 27.5 641 314 48.9 1,656 1,105 66.7
West 29,862 5,398 18.1 24,814 3,496 14.1 1,620 478 29.5 3,429 1,424 41.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 26,160 4,373 16.7 21,716 2,831 13.0 1,464 422 28.8 2,980 1,121 37.6
      Inside principal cities 9,836 1,730 17.6 7,969 1,092 13.7 563 154 27.3 1,304 484 37.1
      Outside principal cities 16,324 2,643 16.2 13,747 1,739 12.6 901 268 29.7 1,676 637 38.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,703 1,025 27.7 3,098 665 21.5 155 56 36.1 450 304 67.5

Division (31)
 
New England
9,308 1,375 14.8 7,702 790 10.3 498 121 24.3 1,108 463 41.8
Middle Atlantic 21,562 3,783 17.5 17,948 2,440 13.6 1,053 295 28.0 2,561 1,047 40.9
East North Central 28,705 6,183 21.5 23,350 3,638 15.6 1,687 628 37.2 3,667 1,917 52.3
West North Central 13,607 2,743 20.2 11,433 1,722 15.1 601 205 34.1 1,573 817 51.9
South Atlantic 29,801 6,516 21.9 24,989 4,337 17.4 1,412 518 36.6 3,400 1,662 48.9
East South Central 11,128 3,408 30.6 8,972 2,158 24.1 559 224 40.1 1,597 1,025 64.2
West South Central 14,674 2,895 19.7 12,211 1,847 15.1 766 268 34.9 1,697 780 45.9
Mountain 11,675 2,306 19.8 9,796 1,543 15.8 490 123 25.1 1,388 639 46.1
Pacific 18,187 3,092 17.0 15,017 1,953 13.0 1,129 354 31.4 2,041 785 38.5

Poverty Footnotes

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