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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 alone (12)
 
Families, total (10)
64,145 8,479 13.2 50,180 4,134 8.2 4,196 881 21.0 9,769 3,464 35.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
52,488 6,618 12.6 40,935 3,224 7.9 3,501 707 20.2 8,051 2,686 33.4
      Inside principal cities 16,648 2,845 17.1 12,159 1,332 11.0 1,277 281 22.0 3,212 1,233 38.4
      Outside principal cities 35,839 3,772 10.5 28,775 1,893 6.6 2,224 426 19.2 4,840 1,454 30.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,658 1,861 16.0 9,245 910 9.8 695 174 25.0 1,718 777 45.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
11,627 1,237 10.6 8,963 533 5.9 779 127 16.3 1,886 577 30.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,128 1,074 10.6 7,777 456 5.9 679 111 16.4 1,672 506 30.3
      Inside principal cities 2,321 449 19.3 1,576 176 11.2 197 38 19.4 549 235 42.8
      Outside principal cities 7,807 625 8.0 6,201 280 4.5 482 73 15.2 1,123 271 24.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,500 164 10.9 1,186 77 6.5 100 16 15.5 213 71 33.3
Midwest 15,093 1,746 11.6 11,930 761 6.4 1,029 239 23.2 2,134 746 34.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 11,006 1,184 10.8 8,667 512 5.9 786 169 21.5 1,553 503 32.4
      Inside principal cities 3,062 468 15.3 2,220 179 8.1 271 63 23.2 571 226 39.7
      Outside principal cities 7,944 715 9.0 6,447 333 5.2 514 106 20.6 982 277 28.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,087 562 13.8 3,263 250 7.6 243 70 28.7 581 243 41.8
South 23,081 3,447 14.9 18,231 1,778 9.7 1,366 300 22.0 3,483 1,369 39.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,547 2,564 13.8 14,670 1,329 9.1 1,095 226 20.6 2,781 1,010 36.3
      Inside principal cities 5,884 1,033 17.6 4,429 510 11.5 387 94 24.3 1,068 429 40.1
      Outside principal cities 12,663 1,531 12.1 10,242 818 8.0 709 131 18.5 1,713 582 33.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,534 882 19.5 3,561 449 12.6 271 75 27.5 702 359 51.1
West 14,344 2,050 14.3 11,056 1,062 9.6 1,022 215 21.1 2,267 772 34.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 12,807 1,796 14.0 9,821 928 9.4 941 201 21.4 2,045 667 32.6
      Inside principal cities 5,381 895 16.6 3,935 467 11.9 422 85 20.2 1,024 343 33.5
      Outside principal cities 7,426 901 12.1 5,885 461 7.8 519 116 22.3 1,021 324 31.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,537 253 16.5 1,235 134 10.9 81 14 17.6 222 105 47.3

Division (31)
 
New England
3,380 297 8.8 2,632 111 4.2 221 28 12.8 527 157 29.8
Middle Atlantic 8,247 941 11.4 6,331 422 6.7 558 99 17.7 1,359 420 30.9
East North Central 10,276 1,213 11.8 8,033 510 6.4 759 182 23.9 1,484 521 35.1
West North Central 4,816 533 11.1 3,897 251 6.4 270 57 21.1 650 224 34.6
South Atlantic 11,712 1,473 12.6 9,413 789 8.4 669 147 21.9 1,630 537 33.0
East South Central 3,883 656 16.9 3,068 321 10.5 220 54 24.4 594 281 47.4
West South Central 7,486 1,317 17.6 5,750 667 11.6 478 100 20.9 1,259 550 43.7
Mountain 4,964 702 14.1 3,889 347 8.9 309 60 19.3 766 295 38.5
Pacific 9,381 1,348 14.4 7,167 715 10.0 712 156 21.8 1,501 477 31.8

Poverty Footnotes

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