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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)

Black A.O.I.C. (12)
 
Families, total (10)
9,660 4,489 46.5 4,429 1,204 27.2 968 477 49.3 4,264 2,808 65.8

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
8,673 3,892 44.9 3,969 1,017 25.6 865 407 47.0 3,839 2,469 64.3
      Inside principal cities 4,700 2,339 49.8 1,868 526 28.2 480 223 46.5 2,351 1,590 67.6
      Outside principal cities 3,973 1,553 39.1 2,101 491 23.4 384 183 47.7 1,488 879 59.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 987 596 60.4 459 187 40.7 103 71 68.7 425 339 79.8

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,612 716 44.4 686 175 25.6 165 82 49.8 761 458 60.2
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,590 702 44.1 675 170 25.2 161 78 48.7 755 454 60.1
      Inside principal cities 1,006 491 48.8 380 117 30.8 94 45 47.4 532 329 61.8
      Outside principal cities 584 211 36.1 295 53 17.9 67 34 (B) 222 125 56.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 21 14 (B) 11 5 (B) 4 4 (B) 6 5 (B)
Midwest 1,743 941 54.0 702 219 31.2 207 113 54.6 834 609 73.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,678 900 53.6 664 202 30.5 203 109 53.6 811 589 72.6
      Inside principal cities 1,103 659 59.8 373 130 34.9 140 75 53.6 590 454 76.9
      Outside principal cities 574 241 41.9 291 72 24.9 63 34 (B) 221 135 61.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 65 41 (B) 38 17 (B) 4 4 (B) 23 20 (B)
South 5,393 2,452 45.5 2,573 701 27.2 489 233 47.6 2,331 1,518 65.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,511 1,918 42.5 2,177 540 24.8 396 172 43.4 1,938 1,206 62.2
      Inside principal cities 2,078 975 46.9 890 232 26.1 178 71 40.0 1,010 672 66.5
      Outside principal cities 2,433 943 38.7 1,287 308 23.9 218 101 46.2 928 534 57.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 882 534 60.5 397 161 40.7 93 61 65.5 393 312 79.4
West 912 380 41.7 467 108 23.2 107 50 46.5 338 222 65.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 894 373 41.7 454 105 23.1 105 48 45.4 335 220 65.6
      Inside principal cities 512 214 41.8 225 47 20.7 68 32 (B) 219 135 61.6
      Outside principal cities 382 159 41.6 229 58 25.5 37 15 (B) 117 85 73.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 18 8 (B) 13 3 (B) 2 2 (B) 3 2 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
224 97 43.1 123 32 26.4 26 15 (B) 76 49 64.4
Middle Atlantic 1,387 619 44.6 563 143 25.4 139 67 47.9 685 409 59.8
East North Central 1,434 767 53.5 562 167 29.8 177 96 53.9 695 504 72.6
West North Central 309 174 56.1 140 52 36.8 30 17 (B) 139 104 75.1
South Atlantic 3,211 1,382 43.0 1,547 385 24.9 280 139 49.5 1,384 858 62.0
East South Central 928 496 53.4 429 140 32.7 82 45 54.4 417 311 74.6
West South Central 1,254 574 45.8 597 176 29.5 127 49 39.0 530 348 65.8
Mountain 201 87 43.1 104 23 22.1 31 18 (B) 66 46 (B)
Pacific 711 294 41.3 363 85 23.5 76 32 41.6 272 177 65.0

Poverty Footnotes

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