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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 alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
31,306 15,321 48.9 14,952 4,584 30.7 2,674 1,339 50.1 13,680 9,397 68.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
28,145 13,360 47.5 13,447 3,915 29.1 2,380 1,157 48.6 12,318 8,287 67.3
      Inside principal cities 15,267 8,045 52.7 6,365 2,049 32.2 1,327 654 49.3 7,575 5,342 70.5
      Outside principal cities 12,879 5,314 41.3 7,081 1,866 26.4 1,053 503 47.7 4,744 2,945 62.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,160 1,961 62.0 1,505 669 44.4 294 182 62.0 1,361 1,110 81.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
5,419 2,444 45.1 2,423 681 28.1 476 232 48.7 2,520 1,531 60.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,339 2,404 45.0 2,379 662 27.8 460 222 48.2 2,500 1,520 60.8
      Inside principal cities 3,405 1,708 50.2 1,368 462 33.8 268 125 46.8 1,770 1,121 63.3
      Outside principal cities 1,934 696 36.0 1,011 200 19.8 192 97 50.3 730 400 54.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 80 40 49.8 44 19 (B) 16 10 (B) 20 10 (B)
Midwest 5,431 3,075 56.6 2,302 808 35.1 562 321 57.2 2,567 1,946 75.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,258 2,961 56.3 2,200 759 34.5 554 314 56.6 2,504 1,888 75.4
      Inside principal cities 3,526 2,194 62.2 1,239 480 38.7 406 233 57.3 1,881 1,481 78.8
      Outside principal cities 1,732 767 44.3 961 279 29.1 148 81 54.6 623 406 65.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 173 114 66.1 102 48 47.3 7 7 (B) 63 58 (B)
South 17,592 8,523 48.5 8,624 2,635 30.6 1,386 668 48.2 7,582 5,220 68.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 14,756 6,752 45.8 7,325 2,061 28.1 1,122 508 45.2 6,309 4,183 66.3
      Inside principal cities 6,781 3,431 50.6 2,998 911 30.4 503 217 43.1 3,280 2,303 70.2
      Outside principal cities 7,975 3,321 41.6 4,327 1,151 26.6 619 291 46.9 3,029 1,880 62.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,836 1,771 62.5 1,299 574 44.2 264 160 60.6 1,273 1,037 81.5
West 2,864 1,279 44.6 1,603 460 28.7 250 119 47.5 1,011 700 69.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,792 1,243 44.5 1,543 433 28.1 244 114 46.8 1,005 696 69.2
      Inside principal cities 1,555 713 45.8 761 196 25.8 150 80 53.0 644 437 67.9
      Outside principal cities 1,237 530 42.9 782 237 30.3 94 35 36.9 362 259 71.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 72 36 (B) 60 27 (B) 6 5 (B) 5 4 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
728 309 42.5 417 112 26.8 49 30 (B) 262 168 64.0
Middle Atlantic 4,691 2,134 45.5 2,006 569 28.4 427 202 47.4 2,258 1,363 60.4
East North Central 4,442 2,476 55.7 1,826 592 32.4 489 277 56.6 2,127 1,607 75.5
West North Central 989 599 60.6 476 215 45.2 73 44 (B) 439 339 77.2
South Atlantic 10,374 4,734 45.6 5,102 1,399 27.4 802 398 49.6 4,470 2,938 65.7
East South Central 2,999 1,708 57.0 1,420 525 37.0 241 139 57.6 1,337 1,044 78.1
West South Central 4,220 2,081 49.3 2,102 711 33.8 343 131 38.2 1,775 1,239 69.8
Mountain 652 302 46.3 364 107 29.3 75 45 60.3 213 150 70.4
Pacific 2,212 977 44.2 1,239 353 28.5 175 74 42.0 798 550 68.9

Poverty Footnotes

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