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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 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
154,692 53,434 34.5 112,733 27,694 24.6 9,096 4,301 47.3 32,862 21,439 65.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
131,523 44,033 33.5 96,077 22,843 23.8 7,614 3,479 45.7 27,831 17,712 63.6
      Inside principal cities 49,059 20,993 42.8 32,104 9,837 30.6 3,229 1,637 50.7 13,726 9,519 69.4
      Outside principal cities 82,464 23,040 27.9 63,973 13,006 20.3 4,386 1,841 42.0 14,105 8,192 58.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 23,168 9,401 40.6 16,656 4,852 29.1 1,482 823 55.5 5,031 3,727 74.1

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
26,513 7,566 28.5 19,272 3,442 17.9 1,446 610 42.2 5,795 3,514 60.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 23,982 6,835 28.5 17,352 3,055 17.6 1,291 536 41.6 5,340 3,243 60.7
      Inside principal cities 7,339 3,378 46.0 4,234 1,343 31.7 448 217 48.5 2,658 1,818 68.4
      Outside principal cities 16,643 3,457 20.8 13,118 1,712 13.1 843 319 37.9 2,682 1,425 53.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,531 731 28.9 1,921 387 20.1 155 73 47.4 455 271 59.5
Midwest 32,595 10,505 32.2 23,934 4,941 20.6 2,056 1,047 50.9 6,605 4,517 68.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 25,413 7,951 31.3 18,543 3,576 19.3 1,629 838 51.5 5,241 3,536 67.5
      Inside principal cities 9,076 4,069 44.8 5,488 1,452 26.5 730 451 61.7 2,858 2,167 75.8
      Outside principal cities 16,336 3,882 23.8 13,055 2,124 16.3 898 387 43.1 2,383 1,370 57.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 7,182 2,554 35.6 5,391 1,365 25.3 427 209 48.9 1,364 981 71.9
South 57,757 21,842 37.8 41,122 11,152 27.1 3,185 1,577 49.5 13,451 9,112 67.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 47,625 17,153 36.0 34,177 8,832 25.8 2,523 1,178 46.7 10,925 7,142 65.4
      Inside principal cities 17,276 7,477 43.3 11,329 3,508 31.0 988 479 48.5 4,959 3,490 70.4
      Outside principal cities 30,349 9,676 31.9 22,848 5,325 23.3 1,536 699 45.5 5,966 3,652 61.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 10,132 4,689 46.3 6,945 2,320 33.4 661 399 60.4 2,526 1,970 78.0
West 37,827 13,522 35.7 28,405 8,159 28.7 2,411 1,067 44.3 7,011 4,295 61.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 34,503 12,094 35.1 26,006 7,379 28.4 2,172 926 42.6 6,325 3,789 59.9
      Inside principal cities 15,368 6,069 39.5 11,054 3,534 32.0 1,063 491 46.1 3,251 2,044 62.9
      Outside principal cities 19,135 6,025 31.5 14,952 3,845 25.7 1,109 436 39.3 3,075 1,745 56.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 3,323 1,427 43.0 2,398 780 32.5 239 141 59.1 686 506 73.8

Division (31)
 
New England
6,770 1,621 24.0 5,190 756 14.6 365 147 40.3 1,215 719 59.1
Middle Atlantic 19,743 5,944 30.1 14,082 2,686 19.1 1,081 463 42.8 4,580 2,795 61.0
East North Central 22,654 7,459 32.9 16,369 3,419 20.9 1,528 772 50.5 4,757 3,268 68.7
West North Central 9,941 3,046 30.6 7,565 1,522 20.1 528 275 52.1 1,848 1,249 67.6
South Atlantic 28,913 9,743 33.7 20,665 4,754 23.0 1,542 764 49.5 6,706 4,225 63.0
East South Central 8,983 3,818 42.5 6,221 1,824 29.3 515 276 53.5 2,247 1,719 76.5
West South Central 19,861 8,280 41.7 14,236 4,575 32.1 1,128 538 47.7 4,498 3,168 70.4
Mountain 11,498 4,141 36.0 8,695 2,330 26.8 655 333 50.8 2,149 1,478 68.8
Pacific 26,328 9,381 35.6 19,710 5,829 29.6 1,755 734 41.8 4,863 2,818 57.9

Poverty Footnotes

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