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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)

Black A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families, total (10)
9,660 2,782 28.8 4,429 552 12.5 968 295 30.5 4,264 1,935 45.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
8,673 2,397 27.6 3,969 462 11.6 865 245 28.4 3,839 1,690 44.0
      Inside principal cities 4,700 1,501 31.9 1,868 246 13.2 480 132 27.5 2,351 1,123 47.8
      Outside principal cities 3,973 896 22.6 2,101 216 10.3 384 113 29.5 1,488 567 38.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 987 385 39.0 459 89 19.4 103 50 48.5 425 246 57.9

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,612 443 27.5 686 77 11.2 165 53 32.1 761 314 41.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,590 430 27.1 675 72 10.6 161 49 30.5 755 310 41.0
      Inside principal cities 1,006 306 30.4 380 52 13.6 94 26 27.2 532 228 42.9
      Outside principal cities 584 125 21.4 295 20 6.8 67 23 (B) 222 81 36.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 21 13 (B) 11 5 (B) 4 4 (B) 6 4 (B)
Midwest 1,743 623 35.7 702 111 15.8 207 72 34.8 834 440 52.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,678 596 35.5 664 101 15.2 203 68 33.4 811 428 52.7
      Inside principal cities 1,103 459 41.6 373 69 18.6 140 50 35.5 590 340 57.7
      Outside principal cities 574 137 23.8 291 31 10.8 63 18 (B) 221 87 39.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 65 26 (B) 38 10 (B) 4 4 (B) 23 12 (B)
South 5,393 1,482 27.5 2,573 307 11.9 489 140 28.5 2,331 1,035 44.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,511 1,142 25.3 2,177 235 10.8 396 100 25.1 1,938 807 41.6
      Inside principal cities 2,078 597 28.7 890 97 10.9 178 38 21.0 1,010 463 45.8
      Outside principal cities 2,433 544 22.4 1,287 138 10.7 218 62 28.5 928 344 37.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 882 340 38.6 397 72 18.2 93 40 43.1 393 228 58.1
West 912 234 25.7 467 56 12.0 107 31 28.8 338 147 43.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 894 229 25.6 454 54 12.0 105 29 27.4 335 146 43.5
      Inside principal cities 512 139 27.1 225 28 12.3 68 19 (B) 219 92 42.0
      Outside principal cities 382 90 23.6 229 27 11.7 37 9 (B) 117 54 46.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 18 5 (B) 13 2 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 1 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
224 59 26.1 123 17 13.8 26 9 (B) 76 32 42.4
Middle Atlantic 1,387 385 27.7 563 60 10.6 139 43 31.2 685 282 41.1
East North Central 1,434 509 35.5 562 78 13.9 177 63 35.3 695 368 53.0
West North Central 309 114 36.8 140 33 23.3 30 10 (B) 139 72 51.5
South Atlantic 3,211 830 25.9 1,547 170 11.0 280 85 30.2 1,384 575 41.6
East South Central 928 320 34.4 429 67 15.7 82 28 33.9 417 224 53.8
West South Central 1,254 332 26.5 597 70 11.7 127 27 21.3 530 235 44.4
Mountain 201 52 25.8 104 12 11.2 31 13 (B) 66 27 (B)
Pacific 711 182 25.6 363 45 12.3 76 17 23.0 272 120 44.2

Poverty Footnotes

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