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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 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6)

All races (12)
 
Families, total (10)
78,867 19,729 25.0 58,428 9,811 16.8 5,582 2,020 36.2 14,857 7,898 53.2

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
65,711 15,814 24.1 48,401 7,747 16.0 4,735 1,641 34.7 12,576 6,425 51.1
      Inside principal cities 23,414 7,236 30.9 15,580 3,137 20.1 1,926 722 37.5 5,907 3,377 57.2
      Outside principal cities 42,298 8,578 20.3 32,821 4,610 14.0 2,808 919 32.7 6,669 3,049 45.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13,156 3,916 29.8 10,028 2,064 20.6 847 379 44.7 2,281 1,472 64.6

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
14,125 2,988 21.2 10,367 1,381 13.3 1,002 305 30.4 2,756 1,302 47.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 12,584 2,657 21.1 9,153 1,196 13.1 897 267 29.7 2,534 1,194 47.1
      Inside principal cities 3,723 1,278 34.3 2,278 506 22.2 311 114 36.7 1,134 658 58.0
      Outside principal cities 8,861 1,379 15.6 6,874 690 10.0 586 152 26.0 1,400 536 38.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,541 331 21.4 1,214 185 15.2 105 38 36.2 222 108 48.5
Midwest 17,465 4,081 23.4 13,094 1,864 14.2 1,289 504 39.1 3,082 1,713 55.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 13,223 3,015 22.8 9,750 1,297 13.3 1,027 394 38.3 2,445 1,324 54.2
      Inside principal cities 4,380 1,470 33.6 2,753 529 19.2 430 189 43.8 1,197 753 62.9
      Outside principal cities 8,843 1,545 17.5 6,997 769 11.0 597 205 34.3 1,248 571 45.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,242 1,066 25.1 3,344 567 16.9 262 111 42.4 637 389 61.0
South 29,719 8,288 27.9 21,764 4,142 19.0 1,962 736 37.5 5,993 3,410 56.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 24,113 6,299 26.1 17,671 3,127 17.7 1,586 556 35.0 4,855 2,616 53.9
      Inside principal cities 8,318 2,588 31.1 5,592 1,110 19.8 594 216 36.4 2,132 1,263 59.2
      Outside principal cities 15,795 3,710 23.5 12,079 2,017 16.7 992 340 34.2 2,724 1,353 49.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 5,606 1,990 35.5 4,093 1,015 24.8 376 181 48.1 1,138 794 69.8
West 17,558 4,372 24.9 13,203 2,424 18.4 1,329 475 35.7 3,026 1,473 48.7
  Inside metro statistical areas 15,792 3,843 24.3 11,826 2,126 18.0 1,224 425 34.7 2,741 1,291 47.1
      Inside principal cities 6,992 1,898 27.2 4,956 993 20.0 591 203 34.4 1,445 703 48.6
      Outside principal cities 8,800 1,944 22.1 6,870 1,133 16.5 634 222 35.1 1,296 589 45.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,766 529 30.0 1,377 298 21.6 104 49 47.4 284 182 64.1

Division (31)
 
New England
3,793 663 17.5 2,902 303 10.4 260 74 28.4 632 286 45.3
Middle Atlantic 10,332 2,325 22.5 7,465 1,078 14.4 743 231 31.1 2,124 1,016 47.8
East North Central 12,165 2,960 24.3 8,944 1,314 14.7 966 378 39.1 2,254 1,268 56.3
West North Central 5,300 1,121 21.2 4,150 550 13.2 323 127 39.3 828 445 53.7
South Atlantic 15,534 3,955 25.5 11,438 1,950 17.1 994 373 37.6 3,102 1,631 52.6
East South Central 4,900 1,564 31.9 3,568 765 21.4 313 129 41.1 1,019 670 65.8
West South Central 9,286 2,770 29.8 6,758 1,427 21.1 655 235 35.8 1,872 1,108 59.2
Mountain 5,579 1,375 24.6 4,262 751 17.6 383 135 35.2 934 489 52.4
Pacific 11,979 2,997 25.0 8,942 1,673 18.7 945 340 35.9 2,092 985 47.1

Poverty Footnotes

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