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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 alone (12)
 
Families, total (10)
9,367 3,886 41.5 4,276 953 22.3 939 421 44.9 4,152 2,511 60.5

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
8,410 3,369 40.1 3,830 804 21.0 841 359 42.7 3,739 2,206 59.0
      Inside principal cities 4,581 2,050 44.8 1,806 409 22.7 472 199 42.1 2,303 1,442 62.6
      Outside principal cities 3,829 1,319 34.5 2,024 395 19.5 369 160 43.4 1,436 764 53.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 957 517 54.0 446 149 33.4 98 62 63.9 414 305 73.8

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,554 592 38.1 658 134 20.4 158 71 45.0 737 387 52.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,534 580 37.8 647 129 19.9 154 67 43.7 732 384 52.4
      Inside principal cities 985 412 41.8 371 91 24.5 92 39 43.0 522 282 54.0
      Outside principal cities 549 168 30.6 276 38 13.7 62 28 (B) 210 102 48.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 20 12 (B) 11 5 (B) 4 4 (B) 5 3 (B)
Midwest 1,696 834 49.2 679 177 26.1 202 106 52.7 815 550 67.5
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,638 802 49.0 647 165 25.4 197 102 51.6 794 536 67.5
      Inside principal cities 1,075 594 55.2 362 105 28.8 137 73 52.8 576 417 72.4
      Outside principal cities 562 208 37.0 285 60 21.1 60 29 (B) 218 119 54.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 58 31 (B) 32 12 (B) 4 4 (B) 22 15 (B)
South 5,269 2,142 40.6 2,506 562 22.4 480 204 42.4 2,283 1,376 60.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,403 1,674 38.0 2,114 434 20.5 392 151 38.5 1,898 1,089 57.4
      Inside principal cities 2,040 858 42.1 867 176 20.3 177 63 35.3 996 620 62.2
      Outside principal cities 2,363 816 34.5 1,247 258 20.7 214 88 41.1 902 470 52.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 866 467 54.0 392 128 32.8 88 53 59.9 386 286 74.2
West 848 318 37.5 432 80 18.4 100 41 40.9 316 198 62.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 835 313 37.5 422 77 18.2 98 39 39.8 315 197 62.5
      Inside principal cities 480 186 38.7 206 38 18.3 65 24 (B) 209 124 59.2
      Outside principal cities 355 127 35.9 216 39 18.1 33 15 (B) 106 73 69.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13 5 (B) 11 3 (B) 2 2 (B) 1 1 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
204 75 37.0 112 20 18.0 22 12 (B) 70 43 (B)
Middle Atlantic 1,350 517 38.3 546 114 20.9 136 59 43.3 668 344 51.5
East North Central 1,396 682 48.9 544 136 25.0 173 90 51.9 680 457 67.2
West North Central 300 151 50.5 135 41 30.4 29 17 (B) 136 94 69.1
South Atlantic 3,149 1,199 38.1 1,515 313 20.7 276 122 44.3 1,358 764 56.3
East South Central 914 436 47.7 420 108 25.8 82 40 48.8 412 288 69.8
West South Central 1,206 506 41.9 571 141 24.7 121 41 33.8 514 324 63.1
Mountain 191 77 40.3 97 19 19.3 31 16 (B) 63 42 (B)
Pacific 657 241 36.7 335 61 18.1 69 25 (B) 253 156 61.5

Poverty Footnotes

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