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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 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)

All races (12)
 
Families, total (10)
78,867 14,939 18.9 58,428 6,811 11.7 5,582 1,556 27.9 14,857 6,572 44.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
65,711 11,966 18.2 48,401 5,392 11.1 4,735 1,265 26.7 12,576 5,309 42.2
      Inside principal cities 23,414 5,664 24.2 15,580 2,286 14.7 1,926 542 28.2 5,907 2,835 48.0
      Outside principal cities 42,298 6,302 14.9 32,821 3,105 9.5 2,808 723 25.7 6,669 2,474 37.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,156 2,973 22.6 10,028 1,419 14.2 847 291 34.4 2,281 1,263 55.4

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
14,125 2,266 16.0 10,367 951 9.2 1,002 244 24.3 2,756 1,071 38.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 12,584 2,019 16.0 9,153 829 9.1 897 214 23.9 2,534 976 38.5
      Inside principal cities 3,723 1,011 27.2 2,278 379 16.6 311 88 28.2 1,134 544 48.0
      Outside principal cities 8,861 1,008 11.4 6,874 450 6.5 586 126 21.6 1,400 431 30.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,541 247 16.0 1,214 122 10.0 105 30 28.5 222 95 42.9
Midwest 17,465 3,080 17.6 13,094 1,265 9.7 1,289 392 30.4 3,082 1,423 46.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 13,223 2,303 17.4 9,750 886 9.1 1,027 305 29.7 2,445 1,112 45.5
      Inside principal cities 4,380 1,180 26.9 2,753 371 13.5 430 143 33.3 1,197 665 55.6
      Outside principal cities 8,843 1,123 12.7 6,997 515 7.4 597 161 27.1 1,248 447 35.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,242 777 18.3 3,344 379 11.3 262 88 33.5 637 311 48.8
South 29,719 6,237 21.0 21,764 2,844 13.1 1,962 562 28.7 5,993 2,831 47.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 24,113 4,705 19.5 17,671 2,140 12.1 1,586 425 26.8 4,855 2,140 44.1
      Inside principal cities 8,318 1,986 23.9 5,592 785 14.0 594 163 27.4 2,132 1,038 48.7
      Outside principal cities 15,795 2,720 17.2 12,079 1,355 11.2 992 262 26.4 2,724 1,102 40.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,606 1,532 27.3 4,093 704 17.2 376 138 36.6 1,138 691 60.7
West 17,558 3,356 19.1 13,203 1,751 13.3 1,329 357 26.9 3,026 1,248 41.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,792 2,939 18.6 11,826 1,536 13.0 1,224 321 26.3 2,741 1,081 39.4
      Inside principal cities 6,992 1,487 21.3 4,956 751 15.1 591 149 25.2 1,445 588 40.7
      Outside principal cities 8,800 1,451 16.5 6,870 786 11.4 634 173 27.2 1,296 493 38.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,766 417 23.6 1,377 215 15.6 104 36 34.4 284 166 58.5

Division (31)
 
New England
3,793 487 12.8 2,902 212 7.3 260 50 19.4 632 225 35.6
Middle Atlantic 10,332 1,779 17.2 7,465 740 9.9 743 193 26.0 2,124 846 39.8
East North Central 12,165 2,241 18.4 8,944 887 9.9 966 298 30.8 2,254 1,057 46.9
West North Central 5,300 838 15.8 4,150 378 9.1 323 95 29.3 828 366 44.2
South Atlantic 15,534 2,937 18.9 11,438 1,332 11.6 994 284 28.5 3,102 1,322 42.6
East South Central 4,900 1,188 24.3 3,568 515 14.4 313 99 31.6 1,019 574 56.3
West South Central 9,286 2,112 22.7 6,758 997 14.7 655 180 27.5 1,872 935 49.9
Mountain 5,579 1,082 19.4 4,262 547 12.8 383 104 27.2 934 430 46.1
Pacific 11,979 2,274 19.0 8,942 1,204 13.5 945 253 26.8 2,092 818 39.1

Poverty Footnotes

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