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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 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 200% of poverty (5) Percentage below 200% of poverty (6)

White A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families, total (10)
65,012 15,994 24.6 50,734 9,151 18.0 4,272 1,538 36.0 10,006 5,305 53.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
53,186 12,452 23.4 41,382 7,066 17.1 3,561 1,226 34.4 8,243 4,161 50.5
      Inside principal cities 16,918 5,018 29.7 12,319 2,648 21.5 1,298 486 37.5 3,302 1,884 57.0
      Outside principal cities 36,268 7,435 20.5 29,064 4,418 15.2 2,264 739 32.7 4,941 2,277 46.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,826 3,542 30.0 9,352 2,086 22.3 711 313 44.0 1,763 1,144 64.9

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
11,746 2,371 20.2 9,027 1,235 13.7 794 225 28.4 1,924 910 47.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,235 2,025 19.8 7,834 1,038 13.2 693 189 27.3 1,708 798 46.7
      Inside principal cities 2,346 768 32.7 1,586 350 22.0 199 61 30.9 561 357 63.6
      Outside principal cities 7,889 1,257 15.9 6,248 688 11.0 495 128 25.9 1,147 441 38.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,510 346 22.9 1,193 197 16.5 101 36 35.6 216 113 52.1
Midwest 15,230 3,403 22.3 12,007 1,840 15.3 1,043 395 37.9 2,180 1,168 53.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 11,109 2,315 20.8 8,722 1,222 14.0 796 292 36.7 1,591 802 50.4
      Inside principal cities 3,115 878 28.2 2,242 428 19.1 277 112 40.4 596 338 56.7
      Outside principal cities 7,994 1,437 18.0 6,480 793 12.2 518 180 34.6 995 464 46.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,121 1,088 26.4 3,285 618 18.8 247 103 41.9 589 367 62.3
South 23,373 6,375 27.3 18,437 3,813 20.7 1,385 535 38.6 3,551 2,028 57.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,765 4,758 25.4 14,830 2,837 19.1 1,107 399 36.1 2,829 1,522 53.8
      Inside principal cities 5,969 1,776 29.8 4,491 972 21.6 388 153 39.3 1,090 651 59.7
      Outside principal cities 12,796 2,982 23.3 10,339 1,865 18.0 719 247 34.3 1,738 871 50.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,608 1,618 35.1 3,607 976 27.1 278 136 48.8 723 506 70.0
West 14,663 3,845 26.2 11,264 2,264 20.1 1,049 383 36.5 2,350 1,198 51.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 13,077 3,355 25.7 9,996 1,969 19.7 965 345 35.8 2,116 1,040 49.2
      Inside principal cities 5,488 1,596 29.1 4,000 898 22.4 433 160 36.9 1,056 538 51.0
      Outside principal cities 7,588 1,759 23.2 5,997 1,072 17.9 532 185 34.8 1,060 502 47.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,586 490 30.9 1,267 294 23.2 84 37 44.5 235 158 67.5

Division (31)
 
New England
3,411 594 17.4 2,650 285 10.8 226 65 28.5 535 244 45.6
Middle Atlantic 8,334 1,777 21.3 6,377 949 14.9 568 161 28.3 1,389 666 48.0
East North Central 10,371 2,384 23.0 8,084 1,269 15.7 769 293 38.0 1,518 822 54.2
West North Central 4,859 1,020 21.0 3,923 571 14.5 274 103 37.5 662 346 52.3
South Atlantic 11,801 2,865 24.3 9,476 1,760 18.6 672 251 37.3 1,652 855 51.7
East South Central 3,914 1,191 30.4 3,088 718 23.2 222 90 40.4 604 384 63.6
West South Central 7,659 2,319 30.3 5,872 1,335 22.7 491 195 39.6 1,296 789 60.9
Mountain 5,031 1,291 25.7 3,930 765 19.5 313 106 33.8 788 420 53.3
Pacific 9,632 2,554 26.5 7,333 1,499 20.4 736 277 37.6 1,562 779 49.8

Poverty Footnotes

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