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POV44: Region, Division and Type of Residence -- Poverty Status for 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)

  Families (total) (10) Married-couple families (11) Families with a male householder, no wife present Families with a female householder, no husband present
All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 100% of poverty (5) Percentage below 100% of poverty (6)

White alone (12)
 
Families, total (10)
64,145 5,994 9.3 50,180 2,694 5.4 4,196 629 15.0 9,769 2,671 27.3

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
52,488 4,691 8.9 40,935 2,128 5.2 3,501 509 14.5 8,051 2,054 25.5
      Inside principal cities 16,648 2,035 12.2 12,159 878 7.2 1,277 208 16.2 3,212 949 29.5
      Outside principal cities 35,839 2,657 7.4 28,775 1,250 4.3 2,224 301 13.6 4,840 1,105 22.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,658 1,303 11.2 9,245 566 6.1 695 120 17.3 1,718 617 35.9

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
11,627 866 7.4 8,963 341 3.8 779 92 11.8 1,886 433 23.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,128 751 7.4 7,777 289 3.7 679 81 12.0 1,672 381 22.8
      Inside principal cities 2,321 317 13.7 1,576 107 6.8 197 33 16.5 549 177 32.3
      Outside principal cities 7,807 435 5.6 6,201 182 2.9 482 49 10.1 1,123 204 18.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,500 115 7.7 1,186 52 4.4 100 10 10.2 213 52 24.5
Midwest 15,093 1,227 8.1 11,930 478 4.0 1,029 163 15.9 2,134 586 27.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 11,006 841 7.6 8,667 334 3.9 786 110 14.0 1,553 396 25.5
      Inside principal cities 3,062 347 11.3 2,220 125 5.6 271 41 14.9 571 182 31.9
      Outside principal cities 7,944 493 6.2 6,447 210 3.3 514 70 13.6 982 214 21.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,087 386 9.5 3,263 144 4.4 243 53 21.7 581 190 32.7
South 23,081 2,432 10.5 18,231 1,162 6.4 1,366 218 16.0 3,483 1,052 30.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,547 1,806 9.7 14,670 876 6.0 1,095 170 15.5 2,781 760 27.3
      Inside principal cities 5,884 714 12.1 4,429 317 7.2 387 71 18.4 1,068 326 30.5
      Outside principal cities 12,663 1,092 8.6 10,242 559 5.5 709 99 14.0 1,713 434 25.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,534 626 13.8 3,561 286 8.0 271 48 17.7 702 292 41.5
West 14,344 1,470 10.2 11,056 713 6.4 1,022 156 15.3 2,267 600 26.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 12,807 1,294 10.1 9,821 629 6.4 941 147 15.6 2,045 517 25.3
      Inside principal cities 5,381 657 12.2 3,935 329 8.4 422 63 15.0 1,024 264 25.8
      Outside principal cities 7,426 637 8.6 5,885 300 5.1 519 84 16.2 1,021 253 24.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,537 176 11.4 1,235 84 6.8 81 9 11.0 222 83 37.6

Division (31)
 
New England
3,380 204 6.0 2,632 72 2.7 221 21 9.3 527 112 21.3
Middle Atlantic 8,247 662 8.0 6,331 270 4.3 558 71 12.7 1,359 321 23.6
East North Central 10,276 856 8.3 8,033 326 4.1 759 125 16.4 1,484 405 27.3
West North Central 4,816 371 7.7 3,897 152 3.9 270 39 14.3 650 181 27.9
South Atlantic 11,712 1,057 9.0 9,413 544 5.8 669 110 16.5 1,630 403 24.7
East South Central 3,883 449 11.6 3,068 186 6.1 220 35 15.9 594 228 38.4
West South Central 7,486 925 12.4 5,750 432 7.5 478 73 15.2 1,259 421 33.4
Mountain 4,964 519 10.5 3,889 241 6.2 309 53 17.1 766 225 29.4
Pacific 9,381 951 10.1 7,167 472 6.6 712 103 14.5 1,501 375 25.0

Poverty Footnotes

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