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POV43: Region, Division and Type of Residence -- Poverty Status for People in Families With Related Children Under 18 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 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)

Black alone
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
21,796 9,763 44.8 9,706 2,321 23.9 1,587 767 48.4 10,503 6,674 63.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
19,619 8,560 43.6 8,779 1,974 22.5 1,405 669 47.6 9,435 5,918 62.7
      Inside principal cities 10,740 5,330 49.6 4,145 1,083 26.1 784 404 51.5 5,810 3,843 66.2
      Outside principal cities 8,880 3,231 36.4 4,634 891 19.2 621 265 42.6 3,625 2,075 57.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,177 1,202 55.2 927 348 37.5 182 99 54.4 1,068 756 70.8

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
3,711 1,474 39.7 1,560 292 18.7 295 170 57.8 1,856 1,011 54.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,644 1,443 39.6 1,526 277 18.2 282 164 58.0 1,837 1,002 54.5
      Inside principal cities 2,286 1,054 46.1 839 206 24.5 163 92 56.6 1,284 756 58.9
      Outside principal cities 1,359 388 28.6 687 72 10.4 119 71 60.0 553 245 44.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 67 32 (B) 35 15 (B) 13 7 (B) 19 10 (B)
Midwest 3,805 2,124 55.8 1,424 449 31.5 325 206 63.4 2,056 1,469 71.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,678 2,050 55.7 1,352 413 30.5 321 202 62.9 2,005 1,436 71.6
      Inside principal cities 2,546 1,604 63.0 770 284 36.9 231 152 65.6 1,546 1,169 75.6
      Outside principal cities 1,132 446 39.4 582 129 22.2 90 50 55.7 460 267 58.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 127 73 57.9 72 36 (B) 4 4 (B) 51 33 (B)
South 12,174 5,370 44.1 5,585 1,319 23.6 792 321 40.5 5,797 3,730 64.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,246 4,293 41.9 4,812 1,038 21.6 633 238 37.5 4,801 3,018 62.9
      Inside principal cities 4,767 2,205 46.3 1,987 451 22.7 295 112 38.0 2,484 1,641 66.1
      Outside principal cities 5,479 2,088 38.1 2,824 587 20.8 338 125 37.1 2,316 1,376 59.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,929 1,076 55.8 773 281 36.3 158 83 52.4 997 713 71.5
West 2,106 795 37.7 1,137 261 23.0 175 70 40.2 794 463 58.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,051 774 37.7 1,090 245 22.5 169 66 38.9 793 463 58.4
      Inside principal cities 1,141 466 40.9 550 142 25.8 95 48 50.2 496 277 55.8
      Outside principal cities 911 308 33.8 540 103 19.1 74 18 (B) 297 187 62.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 55 21 (B) 47 16 (B) 6 5 (B) 1 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
529 196 37.1 299 59 19.7 37 22 (B) 193 116 59.8
Middle Atlantic 3,182 1,278 40.2 1,261 234 18.5 258 149 57.6 1,663 896 53.9
East North Central 3,051 1,696 55.6 1,096 314 28.6 273 178 65.3 1,682 1,204 71.6
West North Central 754 428 56.8 328 135 41.2 52 27 (B) 374 265 70.9
South Atlantic 7,049 2,959 42.0 3,213 713 22.2 460 182 39.6 3,376 2,064 61.1
East South Central 2,114 1,138 53.8 933 301 32.2 152 70 45.9 1,029 768 74.6
West South Central 3,011 1,273 42.3 1,439 305 21.2 180 69 38.3 1,392 899 64.6
Mountain 501 208 41.4 271 65 24.0 51 32 (B) 179 111 61.8
Pacific 1,605 587 36.6 866 196 22.7 124 39 31.1 615 353 57.4

Poverty Footnotes

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