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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 alone (12)
 
Families, total (10)
64,145 15,704 24.5 50,180 9,033 18.0 4,196 1,512 36.0 9,769 5,159 52.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
52,488 12,234 23.3 40,935 6,982 17.1 3,501 1,208 34.5 8,051 4,044 50.2
      Inside principal cities 16,648 4,916 29.5 12,159 2,610 21.5 1,277 479 37.5 3,212 1,826 56.9
      Outside principal cities 35,839 7,318 20.4 28,775 4,371 15.2 2,224 728 32.7 4,840 2,218 45.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 11,658 3,470 29.8 9,245 2,051 22.2 695 305 43.8 1,718 1,114 64.9

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
11,627 2,330 20.0 8,963 1,226 13.7 779 220 28.3 1,886 883 46.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,128 1,987 19.6 7,777 1,030 13.2 679 185 27.2 1,672 773 46.2
      Inside principal cities 2,321 754 32.5 1,576 345 21.9 197 60 30.4 549 349 63.6
      Outside principal cities 7,807 1,233 15.8 6,201 685 11.0 482 125 25.9 1,123 424 37.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,500 342 22.8 1,186 197 16.6 100 35 35.5 213 110 51.7
Midwest 15,093 3,344 22.2 11,930 1,819 15.3 1,029 392 38.1 2,134 1,133 53.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 11,006 2,267 20.6 8,667 1,209 14.0 786 288 36.7 1,553 770 49.6
      Inside principal cities 3,062 848 27.7 2,220 422 19.0 271 111 40.7 571 316 55.3
      Outside principal cities 7,944 1,419 17.9 6,447 787 12.2 514 178 34.5 982 455 46.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,087 1,077 26.3 3,263 610 18.7 243 103 42.6 581 363 62.5
South 23,081 6,293 27.3 18,231 3,770 20.7 1,366 527 38.6 3,483 1,996 57.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 18,547 4,707 25.4 14,670 2,806 19.1 1,095 396 36.2 2,781 1,505 54.1
      Inside principal cities 5,884 1,752 29.8 4,429 957 21.6 387 153 39.5 1,068 643 60.2
      Outside principal cities 12,663 2,954 23.3 10,242 1,849 18.1 709 244 34.4 1,713 861 50.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 4,534 1,586 35.0 3,561 964 27.1 271 130 48.1 702 492 70.0
West 14,344 3,738 26.1 11,056 2,218 20.1 1,022 374 36.6 2,267 1,146 50.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 12,807 3,272 25.6 9,821 1,937 19.7 941 339 36.0 2,045 997 48.7
      Inside principal cities 5,381 1,562 29.0 3,935 887 22.5 422 156 37.0 1,024 519 50.7
      Outside principal cities 7,426 1,711 23.0 5,885 1,050 17.8 519 182 35.1 1,021 478 46.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,537 465 30.3 1,235 281 22.7 81 35 43.6 222 150 67.5

Division (31)
 
New England
3,380 584 17.3 2,632 282 10.7 221 62 28.0 527 240 45.5
Middle Atlantic 8,247 1,746 21.2 6,331 944 14.9 558 158 28.4 1,359 644 47.4
East North Central 10,276 2,341 22.8 8,033 1,254 15.6 759 291 38.3 1,484 796 53.6
West North Central 4,816 1,003 20.8 3,897 566 14.5 270 101 37.4 650 337 51.9
South Atlantic 11,712 2,841 24.3 9,413 1,749 18.6 669 251 37.5 1,630 842 51.6
East South Central 3,883 1,182 30.4 3,068 716 23.3 220 88 40.0 594 378 63.6
West South Central 7,486 2,269 30.3 5,750 1,305 22.7 478 188 39.4 1,259 776 61.7
Mountain 4,964 1,263 25.5 3,889 757 19.5 309 104 33.5 766 402 52.6
Pacific 9,381 2,474 26.4 7,167 1,460 20.4 712 270 37.9 1,501 744 49.6

Poverty Footnotes

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