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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)

Black A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families, total (10)
9,660 4,006 41.5 4,429 991 22.4 968 435 45.0 4,264 2,580 60.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
8,673 3,473 40.0 3,969 838 21.1 865 368 42.6 3,839 2,267 59.0
      Inside principal cities 4,700 2,099 44.7 1,868 427 22.8 480 202 42.0 2,351 1,470 62.5
      Outside principal cities 3,973 1,374 34.6 2,101 411 19.6 384 166 43.3 1,488 796 53.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 987 533 54.0 459 153 33.3 103 67 65.4 425 313 73.7

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,612 620 38.5 686 142 20.6 165 75 45.4 761 404 53.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,590 607 38.2 675 136 20.2 161 71 44.2 755 400 53.0
      Inside principal cities 1,006 427 42.4 380 96 25.3 94 41 44.1 532 289 54.3
      Outside principal cities 584 180 30.8 295 40 13.5 67 29 (B) 222 111 49.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 21 13 (B) 11 5 (B) 4 4 (B) 6 4 (B)
Midwest 1,743 858 49.2 702 185 26.4 207 110 53.1 834 563 67.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,678 825 49.2 664 170 25.7 203 106 52.1 811 548 67.6
      Inside principal cities 1,103 609 55.2 373 109 29.3 140 73 52.3 590 427 72.3
      Outside principal cities 574 215 37.5 291 61 21.1 63 32 (B) 221 122 55.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 65 33 (B) 38 15 (B) 4 4 (B) 23 15 (B)
South 5,393 2,190 40.6 2,573 578 22.5 489 209 42.8 2,331 1,402 60.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,511 1,711 37.9 2,177 449 20.6 396 152 38.4 1,938 1,110 57.3
      Inside principal cities 2,078 870 41.9 890 181 20.3 178 63 35.1 1,010 627 62.1
      Outside principal cities 2,433 841 34.6 1,287 268 20.8 218 89 41.0 928 483 52.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 882 478 54.2 397 130 32.7 93 57 61.8 393 292 74.2
West 912 338 37.0 467 86 18.4 107 41 38.7 338 211 62.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 894 330 36.9 454 82 18.2 105 39 37.5 335 208 62.1
      Inside principal cities 512 192 37.5 225 40 17.9 68 24 (B) 219 127 58.3
      Outside principal cities 382 138 36.1 229 42 18.4 37 15 (B) 117 81 69.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 18 8 (B) 13 3 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 2 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
224 87 38.9 123 25 20.7 26 15 (B) 76 47 62.1
Middle Atlantic 1,387 533 38.4 563 116 20.6 139 60 43.2 685 357 52.1
East North Central 1,434 703 49.0 562 142 25.3 177 93 52.2 695 468 67.3
West North Central 309 155 50.2 140 43 30.5 30 17 (B) 139 95 68.5
South Atlantic 3,211 1,224 38.1 1,547 322 20.8 280 124 44.2 1,384 779 56.2
East South Central 928 443 47.8 429 112 26.0 82 40 48.8 417 292 70.0
West South Central 1,254 522 41.7 597 145 24.3 127 45 35.9 530 331 62.6
Mountain 201 80 39.6 104 20 19.2 31 16 (B) 66 44 (B)
Pacific 711 258 36.3 363 66 18.1 76 26 33.8 272 167 61.3

Poverty Footnotes

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