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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 alone (12)
 
Families, total (10)
9,367 2,701 28.8 4,276 529 12.4 939 286 30.5 4,152 1,886 45.4

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
8,410 2,331 27.7 3,830 442 11.5 841 241 28.6 3,739 1,648 44.1
      Inside principal cities 4,581 1,461 31.9 1,806 232 12.9 472 129 27.4 2,303 1,099 47.7
      Outside principal cities 3,829 870 22.7 2,024 210 10.4 369 112 30.2 1,436 549 38.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 957 370 38.6 446 87 19.5 98 45 46.1 414 238 57.5

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,554 425 27.4 658 72 10.9 158 51 32.2 737 303 41.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,534 413 26.9 647 66 10.2 154 47 30.5 732 300 40.9
      Inside principal cities 985 296 30.0 371 48 13.0 92 24 25.7 522 224 42.9
      Outside principal cities 549 117 21.3 276 18 6.5 62 23 (B) 210 76 36.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 20 12 (B) 11 5 (B) 4 4 (B) 5 3 (B)
Midwest 1,696 604 35.6 679 104 15.3 202 70 34.8 815 430 52.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,638 580 35.4 647 96 14.9 197 66 33.4 794 418 52.7
      Inside principal cities 1,075 444 41.3 362 65 17.9 137 49 35.6 576 331 57.4
      Outside principal cities 562 136 24.1 285 31 11.0 60 17 (B) 218 87 40.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 58 24 (B) 32 8 (B) 4 4 (B) 22 12 (B)
South 5,269 1,451 27.5 2,506 303 12.1 480 135 28.2 2,283 1,013 44.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,403 1,121 25.4 2,114 231 10.9 392 100 25.4 1,898 790 41.6
      Inside principal cities 2,040 588 28.8 867 94 10.9 177 38 21.2 996 457 45.8
      Outside principal cities 2,363 532 22.5 1,247 137 11.0 214 62 29.0 902 334 37.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 866 330 38.2 392 72 18.4 88 35 40.2 386 223 57.8
West 848 221 26.0 432 50 11.7 100 30 30.2 316 140 44.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 835 218 26.1 422 49 11.6 98 28 29.0 315 140 44.5
      Inside principal cities 480 133 27.6 206 25 12.2 65 19 (B) 209 88 42.2
      Outside principal cities 355 85 24.0 216 24 11.0 33 9 (B) 106 52 49.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13 3 (B) 11 1 (B) 2 2 (B) 1 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
204 49 23.8 112 12 10.4 22 9 (B) 70 28 (B)
Middle Atlantic 1,350 376 27.9 546 60 11.0 136 42 31.0 668 274 41.1
East North Central 1,396 494 35.4 544 73 13.5 173 61 35.5 680 360 53.0
West North Central 300 110 36.6 135 31 22.9 29 9 (B) 136 70 51.7
South Atlantic 3,149 816 25.9 1,515 167 11.0 276 85 30.7 1,358 564 41.5
East South Central 914 315 34.5 420 67 16.0 82 28 33.9 412 220 53.5
West South Central 1,206 320 26.5 571 68 11.9 121 23 18.6 514 229 44.6
Mountain 191 49 25.9 97 11 10.9 31 13 (B) 63 26 (B)
Pacific 657 171 26.1 335 40 11.9 69 17 (B) 253 115 45.3

Poverty Footnotes

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