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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)

Black A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families, total (10)
9,660 2,193 22.7 4,429 383 8.6 968 241 24.9 4,264 1,569 36.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
8,673 1,895 21.9 3,969 319 8.0 865 202 23.4 3,839 1,374 35.8
      Inside principal cities 4,700 1,221 26.0 1,868 184 9.8 480 110 22.8 2,351 927 39.4
      Outside principal cities 3,973 674 17.0 2,101 135 6.4 384 93 24.1 1,488 447 30.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 987 297 30.1 459 63 13.8 103 39 37.9 425 195 45.9

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,612 345 21.4 686 49 7.1 165 39 23.9 761 257 33.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,590 336 21.1 675 45 6.7 161 38 23.4 755 253 33.6
      Inside principal cities 1,006 246 24.4 380 35 9.3 94 22 23.7 532 188 35.4
      Outside principal cities 584 90 15.4 295 10 3.3 67 15 (B) 222 65 29.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 21 10 (B) 11 4 (B) 4 2 (B) 6 4 (B)
Midwest 1,743 501 28.8 702 82 11.7 207 60 29.1 834 359 43.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,678 483 28.8 664 75 11.3 203 56 27.6 811 352 43.5
      Inside principal cities 1,103 376 34.1 373 58 15.6 140 38 27.0 590 280 47.4
      Outside principal cities 574 107 18.7 291 16 5.6 63 18 (B) 221 73 33.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 65 18 (B) 38 7 (B) 4 4 (B) 23 6 (B)
South 5,393 1,152 21.4 2,573 214 8.3 489 113 23.2 2,331 825 35.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,511 888 19.7 2,177 164 7.5 396 82 20.7 1,938 642 33.1
      Inside principal cities 2,078 482 23.2 890 69 7.7 178 30 17.0 1,010 383 37.9
      Outside principal cities 2,433 406 16.7 1,287 95 7.4 218 52 23.7 928 260 28.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 882 265 30.0 397 51 12.8 93 31 33.7 393 183 46.5
West 912 194 21.2 467 38 8.1 107 28 26.6 338 127 37.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 894 189 21.1 454 36 8.0 105 27 25.5 335 126 37.5
      Inside principal cities 512 118 23.0 225 22 9.7 68 19 (B) 219 77 35.0
      Outside principal cities 382 71 18.6 229 14 6.3 37 7 (B) 117 49 42.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 18 5 (B) 13 2 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 1 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
224 42 18.9 123 12 10.1 26 4 (B) 76 26 33.6
Middle Atlantic 1,387 303 21.8 563 36 6.4 139 35 25.1 685 232 33.9
East North Central 1,434 408 28.4 562 56 10.0 177 52 29.4 695 299 43.1
West North Central 309 94 30.3 140 26 18.5 30 8 (B) 139 60 42.8
South Atlantic 3,211 656 20.4 1,547 124 8.0 280 73 26.1 1,384 459 33.2
East South Central 928 242 26.1 429 36 8.4 82 23 27.7 417 183 44.0
West South Central 1,254 254 20.3 597 54 9.1 127 17 13.8 530 182 34.4
Mountain 201 42 20.9 104 7 7.0 31 13 (B) 66 21 (B)
Pacific 711 152 21.3 363 31 8.5 76 15 19.9 272 106 38.8

Poverty Footnotes

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