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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 alone (12)
 
Families, total (10)
9,367 2,125 22.7 4,276 366 8.6 939 234 25.0 4,152 1,524 36.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
8,410 1,842 21.9 3,830 305 8.0 841 200 23.8 3,739 1,337 35.8
      Inside principal cities 4,581 1,187 25.9 1,806 171 9.5 472 109 23.1 2,303 907 39.4
      Outside principal cities 3,829 655 17.1 2,024 134 6.6 369 91 24.6 1,436 431 30.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 957 283 29.5 446 61 13.7 98 35 35.3 414 187 45.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,554 329 21.2 658 44 6.6 158 39 24.5 737 247 33.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,534 321 20.9 647 40 6.2 154 37 23.8 732 244 33.3
      Inside principal cities 985 238 24.1 371 32 8.6 92 22 23.4 522 184 35.3
      Outside principal cities 549 83 15.1 276 8 2.9 62 15 (B) 210 60 28.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 20 8 (B) 11 4 (B) 4 2 (B) 5 3 (B)
Midwest 1,696 485 28.6 679 75 11.1 202 59 29.3 815 351 43.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,638 469 28.6 647 70 10.8 197 55 27.7 794 344 43.4
      Inside principal cities 1,075 363 33.7 362 54 14.8 137 38 27.5 576 271 47.1
      Outside principal cities 562 106 18.9 285 16 5.8 60 17 (B) 218 73 33.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 58 16 (B) 32 5 (B) 4 4 (B) 22 6 (B)
South 5,269 1,127 21.4 2,506 211 8.4 480 109 22.7 2,283 807 35.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,403 872 19.8 2,114 161 7.6 392 82 20.9 1,898 629 33.2
      Inside principal cities 2,040 474 23.2 867 66 7.6 177 30 17.1 996 378 38.0
      Outside principal cities 2,363 398 16.8 1,247 95 7.6 214 52 24.1 902 251 27.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 866 255 29.4 392 51 12.9 88 27 30.3 386 177 46.0
West 848 184 21.7 432 36 8.3 100 28 28.2 316 120 38.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 835 181 21.7 422 34 8.1 98 26 26.9 315 120 38.1
      Inside principal cities 480 112 23.4 206 20 9.7 65 19 (B) 209 73 34.9
      Outside principal cities 355 69 19.4 216 14 6.6 33 7 (B) 106 47 44.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13 3 (B) 11 1 (B) 2 2 (B) 1 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
204 33 16.4 112 8 6.8 22 4 (B) 70 22 (B)
Middle Atlantic 1,350 296 21.9 546 36 6.6 136 35 25.7 668 225 33.7
East North Central 1,396 395 28.3 544 51 9.4 173 51 29.4 680 293 43.0
West North Central 300 90 30.1 135 24 17.8 29 8 (B) 136 58 42.8
South Atlantic 3,149 645 20.5 1,515 122 8.1 276 73 26.4 1,358 450 33.1
East South Central 914 238 26.0 420 36 8.6 82 23 27.7 412 179 43.5
West South Central 1,206 244 20.2 571 53 9.2 121 13 10.7 514 178 34.6
Mountain 191 40 21.1 97 7 7.1 31 13 (B) 63 20 (B)
Pacific 657 144 21.9 335 29 8.6 69 15 (B) 253 100 39.6

Poverty Footnotes

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