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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 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 125% of poverty (5) Percentage below 125% of poverty (6)

All races (12)
 
Families, total (10)
78,867 11,620 14.7 58,428 4,860 8.3 5,582 1,226 22.0 14,857 5,533 37.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
65,711 9,332 14.2 48,401 3,878 8.0 4,735 987 20.8 12,576 4,467 35.5
      Inside principal cities 23,414 4,512 19.3 15,580 1,674 10.7 1,926 429 22.3 5,907 2,409 40.8
      Outside principal cities 42,298 4,820 11.4 32,821 2,204 6.7 2,808 558 19.9 6,669 2,058 30.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,156 2,288 17.4 10,028 982 9.8 847 239 28.3 2,281 1,066 46.7

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
14,125 1,762 12.5 10,367 672 6.5 1,002 186 18.5 2,756 904 32.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 12,584 1,591 12.6 9,153 592 6.5 897 166 18.5 2,534 832 32.8
      Inside principal cities 3,723 813 21.8 2,278 275 12.1 311 64 20.5 1,134 474 41.8
      Outside principal cities 8,861 778 8.8 6,874 317 4.6 586 102 17.5 1,400 358 25.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,541 172 11.1 1,214 80 6.6 105 20 18.5 222 72 32.5
Midwest 17,465 2,410 13.8 13,094 885 6.8 1,289 314 24.3 3,082 1,211 39.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 13,223 1,816 13.7 9,750 637 6.5 1,027 234 22.8 2,445 944 38.6
      Inside principal cities 4,380 955 21.8 2,753 268 9.7 430 113 26.3 1,197 574 48.0
      Outside principal cities 8,843 860 9.7 6,997 369 5.3 597 121 20.3 1,248 370 29.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,242 594 14.0 3,344 247 7.4 262 79 30.3 637 267 42.0
South 29,719 4,922 16.6 21,764 2,075 9.5 1,962 445 22.7 5,993 2,402 40.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 24,113 3,706 15.4 17,671 1,567 8.9 1,586 331 20.9 4,855 1,808 37.2
      Inside principal cities 8,318 1,609 19.3 5,592 591 10.6 594 133 22.5 2,132 884 41.5
      Outside principal cities 15,795 2,097 13.3 12,079 976 8.1 992 197 19.9 2,724 924 33.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,606 1,216 21.7 4,093 508 12.4 376 114 30.4 1,138 594 52.2
West 17,558 2,526 14.4 13,203 1,228 9.3 1,329 282 21.2 3,026 1,016 33.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,792 2,220 14.1 11,826 1,082 9.1 1,224 256 20.9 2,741 882 32.2
      Inside principal cities 6,992 1,135 16.2 4,956 540 10.9 591 119 20.1 1,445 477 33.0
      Outside principal cities 8,800 1,084 12.3 6,870 542 7.9 634 137 21.6 1,296 406 31.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,766 306 17.3 1,377 147 10.6 104 26 25.2 284 133 46.8

Division (31)
 
New England
3,793 370 9.7 2,902 143 4.9 260 38 14.5 632 190 30.0
Middle Atlantic 10,332 1,392 13.5 7,465 530 7.1 743 148 19.9 2,124 715 33.6
East North Central 12,165 1,758 14.5 8,944 610 6.8 966 241 24.9 2,254 908 40.3
West North Central 5,300 651 12.3 4,150 275 6.6 323 73 22.6 828 304 36.7
South Atlantic 15,534 2,310 14.9 11,438 972 8.5 994 234 23.5 3,102 1,105 35.6
East South Central 4,900 951 19.4 3,568 365 10.2 313 80 25.6 1,019 505 49.6
West South Central 9,286 1,661 17.9 6,758 738 10.9 655 131 20.0 1,872 792 42.3
Mountain 5,579 834 14.9 4,262 383 9.0 383 89 23.3 934 361 38.7
Pacific 11,979 1,692 14.1 8,942 845 9.5 945 193 20.4 2,092 654 31.3

Poverty Footnotes

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