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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)

White A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families, total (10)
65,012 8,664 13.3 50,734 4,204 8.3 4,272 895 20.9 10,006 3,565 35.6

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
53,186 6,753 12.7 41,382 3,275 7.9 3,561 715 20.1 8,243 2,764 33.5
      Inside principal cities 16,918 2,909 17.2 12,319 1,352 11.0 1,298 285 21.9 3,302 1,273 38.5
      Outside principal cities 36,268 3,844 10.6 29,064 1,923 6.6 2,264 430 19.0 4,941 1,491 30.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,826 1,910 16.2 9,352 930 9.9 711 180 25.3 1,763 801 45.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
11,746 1,262 10.7 9,027 536 5.9 794 130 16.3 1,924 597 31.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,235 1,095 10.7 7,834 458 5.9 693 114 16.5 1,708 523 30.6
      Inside principal cities 2,346 455 19.4 1,586 176 11.1 199 40 20.0 561 239 42.7
      Outside principal cities 7,889 640 8.1 6,248 282 4.5 495 74 15.0 1,147 284 24.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,510 167 11.0 1,193 77 6.5 101 16 15.6 216 74 34.0
Midwest 15,230 1,783 11.7 12,007 773 6.4 1,043 240 23.0 2,180 771 35.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 11,109 1,211 10.9 8,722 517 5.9 796 170 21.4 1,591 524 33.0
      Inside principal cities 3,115 490 15.7 2,242 184 8.2 277 64 23.2 596 242 40.6
      Outside principal cities 7,994 721 9.0 6,480 333 5.1 518 106 20.4 995 283 28.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,121 572 13.9 3,285 256 7.8 247 70 28.3 589 246 41.8
South 23,373 3,500 15.0 18,437 1,806 9.8 1,385 304 21.9 3,551 1,390 39.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,765 2,596 13.8 14,830 1,349 9.1 1,107 226 20.4 2,829 1,022 36.1
      Inside principal cities 5,969 1,045 17.5 4,491 517 11.5 388 94 24.2 1,090 434 39.8
      Outside principal cities 12,796 1,551 12.1 10,339 832 8.0 719 131 18.3 1,738 587 33.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,608 903 19.6 3,607 457 12.7 278 78 28.1 723 368 50.9
West 14,663 2,119 14.5 11,264 1,090 9.7 1,049 221 21.1 2,350 808 34.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 13,077 1,850 14.1 9,996 950 9.5 965 205 21.3 2,116 695 32.9
      Inside principal cities 5,488 919 16.7 4,000 475 11.9 433 86 20.0 1,056 358 33.9
      Outside principal cities 7,588 932 12.3 5,997 476 7.9 532 119 22.3 1,060 337 31.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,586 269 16.9 1,267 140 11.0 84 16 18.9 235 113 48.1

Division (31)
 
New England
3,411 304 8.9 2,650 114 4.3 226 29 12.8 535 161 30.1
Middle Atlantic 8,334 958 11.5 6,377 422 6.6 568 101 17.8 1,389 436 31.4
East North Central 10,371 1,242 12.0 8,084 518 6.4 769 182 23.6 1,518 542 35.7
West North Central 4,859 541 11.1 3,923 255 6.5 274 58 21.2 662 228 34.4
South Atlantic 11,801 1,491 12.6 9,476 797 8.4 672 147 21.8 1,652 547 33.1
East South Central 3,914 662 16.9 3,088 321 10.4 222 54 24.2 604 287 47.6
West South Central 7,659 1,346 17.6 5,872 687 11.7 491 104 21.1 1,296 555 42.9
Mountain 5,031 723 14.4 3,930 352 9.0 313 60 19.4 788 310 39.3
Pacific 9,632 1,396 14.5 7,333 738 10.1 736 161 21.8 1,562 498 31.9

Poverty Footnotes

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