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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)

Asian alone
 
 People in families, total (2)
12,296 3,127 25.4 10,041 2,290 22.8 902 313 34.7 1,353 524 38.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
11,938 2,973 24.9 9,748 2,181 22.4 873 288 33.0 1,317 504 38.3
      Inside principal cities 5,577 1,553 27.8 4,495 1,120 24.9 395 134 33.8 687 300 43.6
      Outside principal cities 6,361 1,420 22.3 5,252 1,061 20.2 478 154 32.3 631 205 32.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 357 154 43.1 293 110 37.4 28 25 (B) 36 19 (B)

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
2,646 783 29.6 2,248 614 27.3 131 44 33.6 267 125 46.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,624 776 29.6 2,225 607 27.3 131 44 33.6 267 125 46.9
      Inside principal cities 1,248 491 39.4 1,056 385 36.5 36 22 (B) 157 84 53.4
      Outside principal cities 1,376 285 20.7 1,170 222 18.9 96 22 22.7 111 42 37.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 22 7 (B) 22 7 (B) 0 0 (X) 0 0 (X)
Midwest 1,519 438 28.8 1,314 347 26.4 64 24 (B) 141 66 46.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,470 414 28.2 1,267 324 25.6 62 24 (B) 141 66 46.8
      Inside principal cities 602 222 36.9 516 171 33.1 22 17 (B) 64 34 (B)
      Outside principal cities 868 192 22.1 752 153 20.4 39 7 (B) 77 32 41.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 49 24 (B) 47 24 (B) 2 0 (B) 0 0 (B)
South 2,795 702 25.1 2,249 464 20.7 264 125 47.3 283 113 40.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,648 620 23.4 2,124 404 19.0 241 102 42.4 283 113 40.1
      Inside principal cities 866 198 22.9 682 131 19.2 84 29 34.1 100 39 39.0
      Outside principal cities 1,782 422 23.7 1,441 274 19.0 157 74 46.8 183 74 40.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 147 83 56.0 125 60 48.2 22 22 (B) 0 0 (X)
West 5,336 1,204 22.6 4,231 864 20.4 442 120 27.2 663 219 33.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 5,197 1,163 22.4 4,132 846 20.5 438 118 26.8 627 200 31.9
      Inside principal cities 2,862 641 22.4 2,242 433 19.3 253 65 25.9 367 143 38.9
      Outside principal cities 2,335 522 22.4 1,890 413 21.8 185 52 28.2 260 57 22.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 139 40 29.1 99 19 18.7 4 3 (B) 36 19 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
558 167 29.9 464 128 27.5 21 5 (B) 72 34 (B)
Middle Atlantic 2,089 617 29.5 1,783 486 27.3 110 39 35.7 195 91 46.6
East North Central 1,233 365 29.6 1,071 289 27.0 45 19 (B) 117 57 49.1
West North Central 286 73 25.4 243 58 24.1 19 5 (B) 24 9 (B)
South Atlantic 1,541 356 23.1 1,234 224 18.2 128 52 40.3 179 80 45.0
East South Central 169 55 32.5 149 40 27.2 18 12 (B) 2 2 (B)
West South Central 1,085 291 26.8 866 200 23.1 117 61 51.6 102 31 30.2
Mountain 524 148 28.2 419 103 24.6 48 18 (B) 56 26 (B)
Pacific 4,812 1,056 22.0 3,812 761 20.0 394 102 25.9 606 193 31.8

Poverty Footnotes

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