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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)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
 People in families, total (2)
33,330 16,338 49.0 16,034 4,954 30.9 2,833 1,417 50.0 14,463 9,966 68.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
29,928 14,209 47.5 14,411 4,224 29.3 2,517 1,218 48.4 12,999 8,767 67.4
      Inside principal cities 16,026 8,458 52.8 6,713 2,168 32.3 1,392 693 49.8 7,920 5,597 70.7
      Outside principal cities 13,902 5,751 41.4 7,698 2,056 26.7 1,126 525 46.7 5,079 3,170 62.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,402 2,129 62.6 1,623 730 45.0 315 199 63.2 1,464 1,200 82.0

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,771 2,646 45.9 2,593 748 28.9 517 253 48.9 2,661 1,645 61.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,675 2,596 45.7 2,545 729 28.6 500 242 48.5 2,631 1,624 61.8
      Inside principal cities 3,520 1,795 51.0 1,399 480 34.3 285 139 48.7 1,836 1,176 64.1
      Outside principal cities 2,155 801 37.2 1,146 249 21.7 215 104 48.2 794 448 56.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 95 50 53.0 47 19 (B) 17 10 (B) 31 21 (B)
Midwest 5,892 3,353 56.9 2,516 893 35.5 595 341 57.4 2,781 2,119 76.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,641 3,183 56.4 2,363 810 34.3 584 330 56.6 2,694 2,043 75.8
      Inside principal cities 3,744 2,340 62.5 1,321 512 38.8 419 240 57.4 2,005 1,588 79.2
      Outside principal cities 1,897 843 44.4 1,042 298 28.6 165 90 54.5 690 455 65.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 251 170 67.6 154 83 53.9 11 11 (B) 87 76 87.8
South 18,315 8,847 48.3 9,045 2,766 30.6 1,433 691 48.2 7,837 5,390 68.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,360 6,992 45.5 7,692 2,165 28.1 1,153 519 45.0 6,514 4,308 66.1
      Inside principal cities 6,977 3,518 50.4 3,108 948 30.5 518 223 43.1 3,351 2,347 70.0
      Outside principal cities 8,383 3,474 41.4 4,585 1,217 26.6 635 295 46.5 3,163 1,962 62.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,955 1,855 62.8 1,352 601 44.4 280 173 61.7 1,323 1,081 81.7
West 3,352 1,492 44.5 1,880 548 29.1 288 132 45.8 1,183 813 68.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,252 1,438 44.2 1,811 520 28.7 281 126 45.0 1,160 792 68.2
      Inside principal cities 1,785 805 45.1 885 229 25.8 171 91 53.0 729 486 66.7
      Outside principal cities 1,467 633 43.1 926 291 31.5 110 36 32.6 431 305 70.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 100 54 54.1 70 28 (B) 7 6 (B) 23 21 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
823 363 44.1 468 136 29.1 66 43 (B) 288 183 63.6
Middle Atlantic 4,948 2,283 46.1 2,125 612 28.8 451 209 46.5 2,373 1,462 61.6
East North Central 4,782 2,693 56.3 1,982 663 33.4 513 292 56.8 2,286 1,739 76.0
West North Central 1,110 660 59.4 534 230 43.0 81 50 61.2 495 380 76.8
South Atlantic 10,779 4,888 45.3 5,336 1,452 27.2 835 411 49.2 4,608 3,025 65.6
East South Central 3,065 1,756 57.3 1,462 550 37.6 244 142 58.2 1,359 1,064 78.3
West South Central 4,470 2,202 49.3 2,247 763 34.0 354 138 39.0 1,870 1,301 69.6
Mountain 763 369 48.4 423 133 31.5 84 52 61.7 256 184 71.9
Pacific 2,589 1,123 43.4 1,457 414 28.4 204 80 39.3 928 629 67.8

Poverty Footnotes

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