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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 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 175% of poverty (5) Percentage below 175% of poverty (6)

All races (12)
 
Families, total (10)
78,867 18,434 23.4 58,428 8,948 15.3 5,582 1,907 34.2 14,857 7,578 51.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
65,711 14,784 22.5 48,401 7,075 14.6 4,735 1,552 32.8 12,576 6,157 49.0
      Inside principal cities 23,414 6,866 29.3 15,580 2,911 18.7 1,926 683 35.5 5,907 3,272 55.4
      Outside principal cities 42,298 7,918 18.7 32,821 4,164 12.7 2,808 869 30.9 6,669 2,885 43.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,156 3,650 27.7 10,028 1,873 18.7 847 356 42.0 2,281 1,421 62.3

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
14,125 2,768 19.6 10,367 1,234 11.9 1,002 286 28.6 2,756 1,247 45.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 12,584 2,459 19.5 9,153 1,070 11.7 897 248 27.7 2,534 1,141 45.0
      Inside principal cities 3,723 1,209 32.5 2,278 474 20.8 311 103 33.1 1,134 632 55.7
      Outside principal cities 8,861 1,250 14.1 6,874 596 8.7 586 145 24.8 1,400 509 36.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,541 308 20.0 1,214 164 13.6 105 38 36.0 222 106 47.7
Midwest 17,465 3,819 21.9 13,094 1,714 13.1 1,289 482 37.4 3,082 1,623 52.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 13,223 2,829 21.4 9,750 1,198 12.3 1,027 375 36.5 2,445 1,256 51.4
      Inside principal cities 4,380 1,399 31.9 2,753 484 17.6 430 183 42.4 1,197 732 61.2
      Outside principal cities 8,843 1,430 16.2 6,997 714 10.2 597 193 32.3 1,248 524 41.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,242 990 23.3 3,344 516 15.4 262 107 40.8 637 367 57.6
South 29,719 7,748 26.1 21,764 3,774 17.3 1,962 690 35.2 5,993 3,283 54.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 24,113 5,890 24.4 17,671 2,855 16.2 1,586 523 33.0 4,855 2,511 51.7
      Inside principal cities 8,318 2,462 29.6 5,592 1,029 18.4 594 206 34.6 2,132 1,227 57.6
      Outside principal cities 15,795 3,428 21.7 12,079 1,826 15.1 992 318 32.0 2,724 1,284 47.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,606 1,858 33.1 4,093 919 22.5 376 167 44.5 1,138 772 67.8
West 17,558 4,100 23.4 13,203 2,225 16.9 1,329 449 33.8 3,026 1,426 47.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,792 3,606 22.8 11,826 1,952 16.5 1,224 405 33.1 2,741 1,249 45.6
      Inside principal cities 6,992 1,797 25.7 4,956 923 18.6 591 192 32.5 1,445 681 47.1
      Outside principal cities 8,800 1,809 20.6 6,870 1,028 15.0 634 213 33.6 1,296 568 43.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,766 494 28.0 1,377 273 19.9 104 44 41.9 284 177 62.2

Division (31)
 
New England
3,793 600 15.8 2,902 267 9.2 260 64 24.6 632 269 42.5
Middle Atlantic 10,332 2,168 21.0 7,465 967 13.0 743 223 30.0 2,124 978 46.0
East North Central 12,165 2,777 22.8 8,944 1,214 13.6 966 363 37.6 2,254 1,201 53.3
West North Central 5,300 1,042 19.7 4,150 501 12.1 323 119 36.9 828 422 51.0
South Atlantic 15,534 3,690 23.8 11,438 1,774 15.5 994 352 35.5 3,102 1,564 50.4
East South Central 4,900 1,464 29.9 3,568 695 19.5 313 122 38.9 1,019 647 63.5
West South Central 9,286 2,594 27.9 6,758 1,305 19.3 655 216 33.0 1,872 1,072 57.3
Mountain 5,579 1,295 23.2 4,262 691 16.2 383 129 33.6 934 475 50.9
Pacific 11,979 2,804 23.4 8,942 1,534 17.2 945 320 33.8 2,092 951 45.4

Poverty Footnotes

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