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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 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 130% of poverty (5) Percentage below 130% of poverty (6)

All races (12)
 
Families, total (10)
78,867 12,235 15.5 58,428 5,210 8.9 5,582 1,286 23.0 14,857 5,739 38.6

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
65,711 9,815 14.9 48,401 4,141 8.6 4,735 1,038 21.9 12,576 4,636 36.9
      Inside principal cities 23,414 4,753 20.3 15,580 1,793 11.5 1,926 454 23.6 5,907 2,506 42.4
      Outside principal cities 42,298 5,061 12.0 32,821 2,348 7.2 2,808 584 20.8 6,669 2,129 31.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,156 2,420 18.4 10,028 1,069 10.7 847 248 29.3 2,281 1,103 48.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
14,125 1,849 13.1 10,367 719 6.9 1,002 195 19.5 2,756 935 33.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 12,584 1,666 13.2 9,153 633 6.9 897 175 19.6 2,534 858 33.9
      Inside principal cities 3,723 849 22.8 2,278 292 12.8 311 71 22.8 1,134 486 42.9
      Outside principal cities 8,861 817 9.2 6,874 341 5.0 586 104 17.8 1,400 371 26.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,541 183 11.9 1,214 86 7.1 105 20 19.0 222 77 34.6
Midwest 17,465 2,532 14.5 13,094 947 7.2 1,289 331 25.7 3,082 1,254 40.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 13,223 1,902 14.4 9,750 671 6.9 1,027 251 24.5 2,445 980 40.1
      Inside principal cities 4,380 1,001 22.8 2,753 281 10.2 430 121 28.0 1,197 599 50.0
      Outside principal cities 8,843 901 10.2 6,997 389 5.6 597 131 21.9 1,248 381 30.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,242 630 14.8 3,344 276 8.3 262 80 30.6 637 274 43.0
South 29,719 5,187 17.5 21,764 2,226 10.2 1,962 466 23.8 5,993 2,495 41.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 24,113 3,909 16.2 17,671 1,680 9.5 1,586 346 21.8 4,855 1,882 38.8
      Inside principal cities 8,318 1,705 20.5 5,592 644 11.5 594 139 23.4 2,132 922 43.3
      Outside principal cities 15,795 2,204 14.0 12,079 1,037 8.6 992 207 20.9 2,724 960 35.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,606 1,279 22.8 4,093 546 13.3 376 120 31.9 1,138 612 53.8
West 17,558 2,668 15.2 13,203 1,318 10.0 1,329 293 22.1 3,026 1,056 34.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,792 2,338 14.8 11,826 1,157 9.8 1,224 265 21.7 2,741 916 33.4
      Inside principal cities 6,992 1,199 17.1 4,956 576 11.6 591 124 20.9 1,445 499 34.5
      Outside principal cities 8,800 1,140 13.0 6,870 581 8.5 634 142 22.4 1,296 417 32.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,766 329 18.6 1,377 161 11.7 104 28 26.8 284 140 49.3

Division (31)
 
New England
3,793 388 10.2 2,902 153 5.3 260 39 15.1 632 196 31.0
Middle Atlantic 10,332 1,461 14.1 7,465 565 7.6 743 156 21.0 2,124 739 34.8
East North Central 12,165 1,843 15.2 8,944 647 7.2 966 256 26.5 2,254 940 41.7
West North Central 5,300 688 13.0 4,150 300 7.2 323 75 23.3 828 313 37.8
South Atlantic 15,534 2,434 15.7 11,438 1,028 9.0 994 247 24.9 3,102 1,158 37.3
East South Central 4,900 1,007 20.6 3,568 402 11.3 313 86 27.5 1,019 519 50.9
West South Central 9,286 1,747 18.8 6,758 796 11.8 655 133 20.3 1,872 818 43.7
Mountain 5,579 874 15.7 4,262 409 9.6 383 90 23.5 934 375 40.2
Pacific 11,979 1,794 15.0 8,942 909 10.2 945 203 21.5 2,092 681 32.6

Poverty Footnotes

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