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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 alone (12)
 
Families, total (10)
9,367 2,828 30.2 4,276 569 13.3 939 299 31.8 4,152 1,960 47.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
8,410 2,447 29.1 3,830 478 12.5 841 252 29.9 3,739 1,717 45.9
      Inside principal cities 4,581 1,527 33.3 1,806 245 13.6 472 135 28.7 2,303 1,147 49.8
      Outside principal cities 3,829 919 24.0 2,024 234 11.5 369 116 31.4 1,436 570 39.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 957 382 39.9 446 91 20.4 98 47 48.0 414 244 58.9

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,554 438 28.2 658 75 11.4 158 54 34.1 737 309 41.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,534 426 27.8 647 70 10.8 154 50 32.5 732 306 41.8
      Inside principal cities 985 305 31.0 371 48 13.0 92 27 29.0 522 230 44.0
      Outside principal cities 549 121 22.0 276 22 7.8 62 23 (B) 210 76 36.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 20 12 (B) 11 5 (B) 4 4 (B) 5 3 (B)
Midwest 1,696 633 37.3 679 114 16.9 202 72 35.9 815 446 54.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,638 608 37.1 647 106 16.4 197 68 34.5 794 434 54.7
      Inside principal cities 1,075 467 43.4 362 71 19.7 137 49 35.6 576 347 60.2
      Outside principal cities 562 141 25.1 285 35 12.1 60 19 (B) 218 87 40.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 58 25 (B) 32 9 (B) 4 4 (B) 22 12 (B)
South 5,269 1,527 29.0 2,506 328 13.1 480 142 29.7 2,283 1,057 46.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,403 1,186 26.9 2,114 252 11.9 392 105 26.8 1,898 828 43.6
      Inside principal cities 2,040 616 30.2 867 100 11.5 177 41 23.0 996 476 47.8
      Outside principal cities 2,363 569 24.1 1,247 152 12.2 214 64 30.0 902 353 39.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 866 342 39.4 392 76 19.3 88 37 42.3 386 229 59.3
West 848 230 27.2 432 52 12.0 100 30 30.2 316 149 47.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 835 227 27.2 422 50 11.9 98 28 29.0 315 149 47.1
      Inside principal cities 480 139 29.0 206 25 12.2 65 19 (B) 209 95 45.3
      Outside principal cities 355 88 24.8 216 25 11.6 33 9 (B) 106 54 50.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13 3 (B) 11 1 (B) 2 2 (B) 1 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
204 50 24.4 112 12 10.4 22 9 (B) 70 29 (B)
Middle Atlantic 1,350 388 28.8 546 64 11.6 136 45 33.3 668 279 41.9
East North Central 1,396 521 37.3 544 82 15.1 173 64 36.9 680 375 55.2
West North Central 300 112 37.2 135 32 23.8 29 9 (B) 136 71 52.1
South Atlantic 3,149 859 27.3 1,515 180 11.9 276 91 32.8 1,358 588 43.3
East South Central 914 331 36.3 420 73 17.5 82 29 35.5 412 229 55.6
West South Central 1,206 337 28.0 571 74 13.0 121 23 18.6 514 240 46.8
Mountain 191 52 27.2 97 12 12.1 31 13 (B) 63 27 (B)
Pacific 657 179 27.2 335 40 11.9 69 17 (B) 253 122 48.1

Poverty Footnotes

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