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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)

Black A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families, total (10)
9,660 3,383 35.0 4,429 773 17.5 968 362 37.4 4,264 2,248 52.7

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
8,673 2,925 33.7 3,969 647 16.3 865 307 35.5 3,839 1,972 51.4
      Inside principal cities 4,700 1,789 38.1 1,868 330 17.7 480 165 34.4 2,351 1,294 55.0
      Outside principal cities 3,973 1,136 28.6 2,101 317 15.1 384 141 36.7 1,488 678 45.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 987 458 46.4 459 126 27.4 103 56 54.1 425 276 65.1

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,612 533 33.1 686 110 16.0 165 69 41.8 761 355 46.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,590 520 32.7 675 104 15.5 161 65 40.5 755 351 46.5
      Inside principal cities 1,006 368 36.6 380 73 19.2 94 37 39.3 532 258 48.5
      Outside principal cities 584 152 26.1 295 32 10.7 67 28 (B) 222 93 41.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 21 13 (B) 11 5 (B) 4 4 (B) 6 4 (B)
Midwest 1,743 749 43.0 702 157 22.3 207 91 43.7 834 502 60.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,678 719 42.9 664 142 21.4 203 86 42.5 811 490 60.5
      Inside principal cities 1,103 545 49.4 373 95 25.6 140 59 42.2 590 391 66.2
      Outside principal cities 574 173 30.2 291 47 16.1 63 27 (B) 221 100 45.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 65 31 (B) 38 14 (B) 4 4 (B) 23 12 (B)
South 5,393 1,813 33.6 2,573 435 16.9 489 169 34.5 2,331 1,209 51.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,511 1,405 31.1 2,177 332 15.2 396 123 31.1 1,938 950 49.0
      Inside principal cities 2,078 706 34.0 890 126 14.1 178 49 27.3 1,010 532 52.7
      Outside principal cities 2,433 699 28.7 1,287 206 16.0 218 74 34.2 928 418 45.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 882 408 46.2 397 103 26.0 93 46 49.3 393 259 65.9
West 912 288 31.6 467 72 15.5 107 34 32.1 338 181 53.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 894 281 31.5 454 69 15.2 105 32 30.7 335 180 53.7
      Inside principal cities 512 170 33.2 225 36 16.0 68 21 (B) 219 113 51.7
      Outside principal cities 382 111 29.1 229 33 14.4 37 12 (B) 117 67 57.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 18 7 (B) 13 3 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 1 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
224 72 32.1 123 20 16.6 26 12 (B) 76 39 51.9
Middle Atlantic 1,387 461 33.3 563 89 15.8 139 56 40.6 685 316 46.1
East North Central 1,434 615 42.9 562 119 21.2 177 78 44.1 695 418 60.2
West North Central 309 134 43.5 140 38 26.9 30 12 (B) 139 84 60.7
South Atlantic 3,211 1,023 31.9 1,547 247 16.0 280 99 35.5 1,384 676 48.9
East South Central 928 381 41.1 429 93 21.6 82 32 38.5 417 257 61.6
West South Central 1,254 408 32.5 597 95 15.9 127 38 29.7 530 276 52.0
Mountain 201 65 32.1 104 17 16.6 31 13 (B) 66 34 (B)
Pacific 711 223 31.4 363 55 15.1 76 21 27.6 272 147 54.2

Poverty Footnotes

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