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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 alone (12)
 
Families, total (10)
9,367 3,286 35.1 4,276 742 17.4 939 351 37.4 4,152 2,192 52.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
8,410 2,843 33.8 3,830 619 16.2 841 300 35.7 3,739 1,924 51.5
      Inside principal cities 4,581 1,747 38.1 1,806 314 17.4 472 162 34.4 2,303 1,270 55.1
      Outside principal cities 3,829 1,096 28.6 2,024 304 15.0 369 138 37.4 1,436 654 45.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 957 443 46.3 446 123 27.7 98 51 52.0 414 269 65.0

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,554 508 32.7 658 102 15.5 158 65 41.2 737 341 46.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,534 496 32.4 647 97 15.0 154 61 39.8 732 338 46.1
      Inside principal cities 985 356 36.2 371 68 18.2 92 35 38.0 522 254 48.6
      Outside principal cities 549 140 25.5 276 30 10.7 62 26 (B) 210 84 40.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 20 12 (B) 11 5 (B) 4 4 (B) 5 3 (B)
Midwest 1,696 729 43.0 679 150 22.1 202 88 43.9 815 491 60.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,638 701 42.8 647 138 21.3 197 84 42.7 794 479 60.4
      Inside principal cities 1,075 530 49.3 362 91 25.1 137 58 42.4 576 381 66.2
      Outside principal cities 562 171 30.4 285 47 16.4 60 26 (B) 218 98 45.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 58 28 (B) 32 12 (B) 4 4 (B) 22 12 (B)
South 5,269 1,774 33.7 2,506 424 16.9 480 164 34.2 2,283 1,186 51.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,403 1,376 31.3 2,114 321 15.2 392 123 31.4 1,898 932 49.1
      Inside principal cities 2,040 697 34.2 867 123 14.1 177 49 27.4 996 526 52.8
      Outside principal cities 2,363 679 28.7 1,247 198 15.9 214 74 34.7 902 407 45.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 866 398 46.0 392 103 26.3 88 41 46.7 386 254 65.7
West 848 274 32.3 432 66 15.3 100 34 33.7 316 174 55.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 835 270 32.3 422 63 15.1 98 32 32.5 315 174 55.3
      Inside principal cities 480 163 34.0 206 33 16.2 65 21 (B) 209 109 52.3
      Outside principal cities 355 106 29.9 216 30 13.9 33 11 (B) 106 65 61.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13 4 (B) 11 3 (B) 2 2 (B) 1 0 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
204 60 29.5 112 15 13.4 22 10 (B) 70 35 (B)
Middle Atlantic 1,350 448 33.2 546 87 16.0 136 55 40.6 668 306 45.8
East North Central 1,396 599 42.9 544 114 20.9 173 77 44.6 680 408 60.1
West North Central 300 130 43.5 135 36 26.6 29 11 (B) 136 83 61.2
South Atlantic 3,149 1,004 31.9 1,515 241 15.9 276 99 36.0 1,358 663 48.9
East South Central 914 374 40.9 420 89 21.3 82 32 38.5 412 253 61.4
West South Central 1,206 396 32.8 571 93 16.3 121 33 27.4 514 270 52.5
Mountain 191 62 32.5 97 16 16.6 31 13 (B) 63 33 (B)
Pacific 657 212 32.3 335 50 14.9 69 20 (B) 253 142 56.0

Poverty Footnotes

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