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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)

Black A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families, total (10)
9,660 4,202 43.5 4,429 1,081 24.4 968 452 46.7 4,264 2,669 62.6

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
8,673 3,641 42.0 3,969 916 23.1 865 382 44.2 3,839 2,342 61.0
      Inside principal cities 4,700 2,185 46.5 1,868 466 25.0 480 210 43.7 2,351 1,509 64.2
      Outside principal cities 3,973 1,455 36.6 2,101 450 21.4 384 172 44.7 1,488 834 56.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 987 562 56.9 459 165 35.9 103 71 68.5 425 326 76.8

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,612 654 40.6 686 154 22.5 165 78 47.3 761 422 55.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,590 641 40.3 675 149 22.1 161 74 46.1 755 417 55.3
      Inside principal cities 1,006 453 45.0 380 105 27.6 94 45 47.4 532 303 57.0
      Outside principal cities 584 188 32.2 295 44 15.0 67 29 (B) 222 114 51.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 21 13 (B) 11 5 (B) 4 4 (B) 6 4 (B)
Midwest 1,743 891 51.1 702 199 28.3 207 110 53.1 834 583 69.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,678 853 50.8 664 184 27.7 203 106 52.1 811 563 69.4
      Inside principal cities 1,103 629 57.0 373 120 32.1 140 73 52.3 590 436 73.8
      Outside principal cities 574 224 39.0 291 64 22.2 63 32 (B) 221 127 57.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 65 39 (B) 38 15 (B) 4 4 (B) 23 20 (B)
South 5,393 2,303 42.7 2,573 632 24.6 489 221 45.2 2,331 1,450 62.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,511 1,801 39.9 2,177 490 22.5 396 161 40.5 1,938 1,150 59.3
      Inside principal cities 2,078 906 43.6 890 200 22.4 178 66 36.9 1,010 640 63.4
      Outside principal cities 2,433 895 36.8 1,287 291 22.6 218 95 43.5 928 510 54.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 882 502 56.9 397 142 35.8 93 60 65.2 393 300 76.3
West 912 354 38.8 467 96 20.5 107 43 40.7 338 214 63.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 894 346 38.7 454 93 20.4 105 41 39.5 335 212 63.2
      Inside principal cities 512 198 38.7 225 42 18.8 68 26 (B) 219 129 59.2
      Outside principal cities 382 148 38.7 229 50 22.0 37 15 (B) 117 83 70.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 18 8 (B) 13 3 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 2 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
224 90 40.1 123 28 22.5 26 15 (B) 76 48 62.9
Middle Atlantic 1,387 564 40.7 563 127 22.5 139 63 45.5 685 374 54.6
East North Central 1,434 729 50.9 562 153 27.2 177 93 52.2 695 484 69.6
West North Central 309 162 52.5 140 46 32.7 30 17 (B) 139 99 71.2
South Atlantic 3,211 1,293 40.3 1,547 350 22.6 280 132 47.3 1,384 811 58.6
East South Central 928 467 50.3 429 123 28.8 82 41 50.4 417 302 72.4
West South Central 1,254 544 43.4 597 159 26.6 127 47 37.3 530 337 63.7
Mountain 201 82 41.0 104 22 21.1 31 16 (B) 66 45 (B)
Pacific 711 271 38.2 363 74 20.4 76 28 36.5 272 170 62.4

Poverty Footnotes

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