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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 alone (12)
 
Families, total (10)
9,367 4,363 46.6 4,276 1,164 27.2 939 463 49.3 4,152 2,735 65.9

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
8,410 3,784 45.0 3,830 983 25.7 841 397 47.3 3,739 2,404 64.3
      Inside principal cities 4,581 2,286 49.9 1,806 508 28.1 472 221 46.8 2,303 1,557 67.6
      Outside principal cities 3,829 1,498 39.1 2,024 475 23.5 369 177 47.9 1,436 847 59.0
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 957 578 60.4 446 182 40.7 98 66 67.3 414 331 80.0

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,554 688 44.3 658 168 25.5 158 78 49.6 737 441 59.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,534 675 44.0 647 163 25.1 154 75 48.3 732 438 59.8
      Inside principal cities 985 476 48.4 371 112 30.1 92 43 46.4 522 322 61.7
      Outside principal cities 549 199 36.2 276 51 18.4 62 32 (B) 210 116 55.2
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 20 13 (B) 11 5 (B) 4 4 (B) 5 4 (B)
Midwest 1,696 910 53.7 679 209 30.8 202 109 54.2 815 592 72.6
  Inside metro statistical areas 1,638 873 53.3 647 196 30.3 197 105 53.2 794 572 72.1
      Inside principal cities 1,075 640 59.5 362 125 34.5 137 74 54.0 576 441 76.5
      Outside principal cities 562 234 41.5 285 71 25.0 60 31 (B) 218 132 60.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 58 37 (B) 32 13 (B) 4 4 (B) 22 20 (B)
South 5,269 2,404 45.6 2,506 685 27.3 480 227 47.3 2,283 1,492 65.3
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,403 1,881 42.7 2,114 525 24.8 392 171 43.6 1,898 1,185 62.5
      Inside principal cities 2,040 963 47.2 867 227 26.2 177 71 40.2 996 664 66.7
      Outside principal cities 2,363 918 38.8 1,247 297 23.8 214 99 46.4 902 521 57.8
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 866 523 60.4 392 160 40.9 88 56 63.7 386 306 79.4
West 848 361 42.6 432 102 23.6 100 49 49.1 316 210 66.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 835 356 42.6 422 99 23.6 98 47 48.2 315 209 66.3
      Inside principal cities 480 207 43.2 206 44 21.4 65 32 (B) 209 131 62.6
      Outside principal cities 355 148 41.8 216 55 25.7 33 15 (B) 106 78 73.5
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 13 5 (B) 11 3 (B) 2 2 (B) 1 1 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
204 85 41.6 112 27 24.2 22 13 (B) 70 45 (B)
Middle Atlantic 1,350 603 44.7 546 141 25.8 136 65 48.1 668 396 59.4
East North Central 1,396 742 53.2 544 160 29.3 173 93 53.6 680 490 72.1
West North Central 300 168 56.1 135 49 36.6 29 17 (B) 136 102 75.3
South Atlantic 3,149 1,357 43.1 1,515 376 24.8 276 137 49.7 1,358 844 62.1
East South Central 914 489 53.5 420 137 32.6 82 45 54.4 412 307 74.5
West South Central 1,206 558 46.2 571 172 30.0 121 45 37.0 514 341 66.4
Mountain 191 84 44.0 97 22 22.4 31 18 (B) 63 44 (B)
Pacific 657 277 42.2 335 80 24.0 69 31 (B) 253 166 65.5

Poverty Footnotes

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