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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)

Black A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families, total (10)
9,660 2,912 30.1 4,429 593 13.4 968 308 31.8 4,264 2,011 47.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
8,673 2,515 29.0 3,969 499 12.6 865 256 29.6 3,839 1,760 45.8
      Inside principal cities 4,700 1,567 33.4 1,868 258 13.8 480 138 28.8 2,351 1,171 49.8
      Outside principal cities 3,973 948 23.9 2,101 241 11.5 384 118 30.6 1,488 589 39.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 987 397 40.2 459 93 20.3 103 52 50.4 425 251 59.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,612 456 28.3 686 80 11.7 165 56 33.9 761 320 42.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,590 443 27.9 675 75 11.2 161 52 32.4 755 316 41.9
      Inside principal cities 1,006 315 31.3 380 52 13.6 94 29 30.4 532 234 44.0
      Outside principal cities 584 129 22.0 295 24 8.0 67 23 (B) 222 82 36.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 21 13 (B) 11 5 (B) 4 4 (B) 6 4 (B)
Midwest 1,743 653 37.5 702 121 17.3 207 74 35.9 834 457 54.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,678 626 37.3 664 110 16.6 203 70 34.6 811 445 54.9
      Inside principal cities 1,103 482 43.7 373 76 20.4 140 50 35.5 590 356 60.4
      Outside principal cities 574 144 25.1 291 35 11.9 63 21 (B) 221 89 40.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 65 27 (B) 38 11 (B) 4 4 (B) 23 12 (B)
South 5,393 1,559 28.9 2,573 333 13.0 489 147 30.0 2,331 1,079 46.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,511 1,207 26.8 2,177 258 11.8 396 105 26.5 1,938 845 43.6
      Inside principal cities 2,078 625 30.1 890 103 11.6 178 41 22.8 1,010 482 47.7
      Outside principal cities 2,433 582 23.9 1,287 155 12.0 218 64 29.5 928 363 39.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 882 351 39.8 397 76 19.1 93 42 45.1 393 234 59.6
West 912 244 26.7 467 58 12.3 107 31 28.8 338 156 46.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 894 239 26.7 454 56 12.3 105 29 27.4 335 154 46.0
      Inside principal cities 512 146 28.4 225 28 12.4 68 19 (B) 219 98 45.0
      Outside principal cities 382 93 24.4 229 28 12.2 37 9 (B) 117 56 47.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 18 5 (B) 13 2 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 1 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
224 60 26.7 123 17 13.8 26 9 (B) 76 33 44.0
Middle Atlantic 1,387 397 28.6 563 64 11.3 139 46 33.4 685 287 41.8
East North Central 1,434 537 37.5 562 87 15.6 177 65 36.6 695 385 55.4
West North Central 309 116 37.4 140 34 24.2 30 10 (B) 139 72 51.9
South Atlantic 3,211 874 27.2 1,547 184 11.9 280 91 32.4 1,384 599 43.3
East South Central 928 336 36.1 429 73 17.1 82 29 35.5 417 233 55.9
West South Central 1,254 349 27.9 597 76 12.7 127 27 21.3 530 246 46.5
Mountain 201 54 27.1 104 13 12.4 31 13 (B) 66 28 (B)
Pacific 711 190 26.7 363 45 12.3 76 17 23.0 272 127 46.8

Poverty Footnotes

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