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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)

Black alone
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
21,796 11,573 53.1 9,706 3,087 31.8 1,587 898 56.6 10,503 7,588 72.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
19,619 10,122 51.6 8,779 2,645 30.1 1,405 783 55.7 9,435 6,694 70.9
      Inside principal cities 10,740 6,198 57.7 4,145 1,424 34.4 784 463 59.0 5,810 4,310 74.2
      Outside principal cities 8,880 3,924 44.2 4,634 1,221 26.4 621 320 51.6 3,625 2,383 65.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,177 1,451 66.7 927 442 47.6 182 115 63.2 1,068 895 83.8

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
3,711 1,820 49.0 1,560 449 28.8 295 176 59.7 1,856 1,195 64.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,644 1,788 49.1 1,526 434 28.4 282 169 60.0 1,837 1,185 64.5
      Inside principal cities 2,286 1,285 56.2 839 319 38.1 163 95 58.2 1,284 872 67.9
      Outside principal cities 1,359 502 37.0 687 115 16.7 119 74 62.4 553 313 56.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 67 32 (B) 35 15 (B) 13 7 (B) 19 10 (B)
Midwest 3,805 2,407 63.3 1,424 545 38.3 325 223 68.6 2,056 1,639 79.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 3,678 2,316 63.0 1,352 509 37.7 321 219 68.2 2,005 1,588 79.2
      Inside principal cities 2,546 1,756 69.0 770 327 42.5 231 164 70.9 1,546 1,265 81.9
      Outside principal cities 1,132 559 49.4 582 182 31.2 90 55 61.3 460 323 70.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 127 91 72.2 72 36 (B) 4 4 (B) 51 51 (B)
South 12,174 6,384 52.4 5,585 1,754 31.4 792 413 52.2 5,797 4,217 72.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,246 5,077 49.6 4,812 1,380 28.7 633 314 49.6 4,801 3,383 70.5
      Inside principal cities 4,767 2,625 55.1 1,987 625 31.4 295 150 50.7 2,484 1,851 74.5
      Outside principal cities 5,479 2,452 44.8 2,824 755 26.7 338 165 48.7 2,316 1,532 66.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,929 1,307 67.8 773 374 48.3 158 99 62.6 997 834 83.7
West 2,106 962 45.7 1,137 338 29.8 175 86 48.9 794 538 67.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,051 941 45.9 1,090 322 29.6 169 81 48.0 793 538 67.9
      Inside principal cities 1,141 531 46.5 550 153 27.9 95 55 57.6 496 323 65.0
      Outside principal cities 911 411 45.1 540 169 31.3 74 26 (B) 297 215 72.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 55 21 (B) 47 16 (B) 6 5 (B) 1 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
529 244 46.2 299 83 27.8 37 27 (B) 193 134 69.4
Middle Atlantic 3,182 1,575 49.5 1,261 366 29.0 258 149 57.6 1,663 1,060 63.8
East North Central 3,051 1,909 62.6 1,096 379 34.6 273 188 68.9 1,682 1,341 79.7
West North Central 754 498 66.1 328 166 50.7 52 35 (B) 374 298 79.5
South Atlantic 7,049 3,488 49.5 3,213 916 28.5 460 230 50.0 3,376 2,342 69.4
East South Central 2,114 1,323 62.6 933 366 39.2 152 95 62.6 1,029 862 83.8
West South Central 3,011 1,573 52.2 1,439 472 32.8 180 88 49.0 1,392 1,013 72.8
Mountain 501 242 48.4 271 78 28.9 51 35 (B) 179 129 72.2
Pacific 1,605 720 44.8 866 260 30.0 124 51 40.9 615 409 66.5

Poverty Footnotes

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