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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 alone (12)
 
Families, total (10)
9,367 4,081 43.6 4,276 1,044 24.4 939 438 46.7 4,152 2,599 62.6

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
8,410 3,535 42.0 3,830 882 23.0 841 373 44.3 3,739 2,280 61.0
      Inside principal cities 4,581 2,135 46.6 1,806 449 24.9 472 207 43.9 2,303 1,479 64.2
      Outside principal cities 3,829 1,400 36.6 2,024 433 21.4 369 166 44.8 1,436 801 55.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 957 545 57.0 446 161 36.2 98 66 67.1 414 318 77.0

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,554 626 40.3 658 147 22.4 158 74 47.0 737 405 54.9
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,534 614 40.0 647 142 21.9 154 70 45.7 732 401 54.8
      Inside principal cities 985 438 44.5 371 100 26.8 92 43 46.4 522 296 56.7
      Outside principal cities 549 176 32.0 276 42 15.3 62 28 (B) 210 105 50.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 20 12 (B) 11 5 (B) 4 4 (B) 5 3 (B)
Midwest 1,696 865 51.0 679 191 28.1 202 106 52.7 815 569 69.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,638 829 50.6 647 178 27.6 197 102 51.6 794 549 69.1
      Inside principal cities 1,075 612 56.9 362 115 31.8 137 73 52.8 576 425 73.7
      Outside principal cities 562 217 38.5 285 63 22.2 60 29 (B) 218 124 57.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 58 37 (B) 32 12 (B) 4 4 (B) 22 20 (B)
South 5,269 2,255 42.8 2,506 616 24.6 480 215 44.9 2,283 1,424 62.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,403 1,764 40.1 2,114 475 22.5 392 159 40.7 1,898 1,129 59.5
      Inside principal cities 2,040 893 43.8 867 195 22.5 177 66 37.1 996 633 63.5
      Outside principal cities 2,363 870 36.8 1,247 280 22.5 214 94 43.6 902 497 55.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 866 491 56.7 392 141 35.9 88 56 63.5 386 294 76.3
West 848 335 39.4 432 90 20.8 100 43 42.9 316 202 63.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 835 329 39.4 422 87 20.6 98 41 41.9 315 201 63.7
      Inside principal cities 480 191 39.9 206 40 19.2 65 26 (B) 209 126 60.1
      Outside principal cities 355 138 38.8 216 48 22.0 33 15 (B) 106 75 70.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13 5 (B) 11 3 (B) 2 2 (B) 1 1 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
204 78 38.4 112 22 19.9 22 12 (B) 70 44 (B)
Middle Atlantic 1,350 548 40.6 546 125 22.9 136 62 45.6 668 361 54.1
East North Central 1,396 707 50.6 544 147 26.9 173 90 51.9 680 471 69.3
West North Central 300 158 52.8 135 44 32.7 29 17 (B) 136 97 71.9
South Atlantic 3,149 1,268 40.3 1,515 341 22.5 276 131 47.4 1,358 796 58.6
East South Central 914 459 50.2 420 120 28.6 82 41 50.4 412 298 72.2
West South Central 1,206 528 43.7 571 155 27.1 121 43 35.3 514 330 64.2
Mountain 191 80 41.7 97 21 21.3 31 16 (B) 63 43 (B)
Pacific 657 255 38.8 335 69 20.6 69 27 (B) 253 159 62.7

Poverty Footnotes

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