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POV35: Poverty Thresholds by Size of Family and Number of Related Children Under 18 Years: 2008

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Dollars)

    Number of related children under 18 years (28)
Weighted average poverty threshold (29) None One Two Three Four Five Six Seven Eight or more
One person 10,991 - - - - - - - - -
  Under 65 11,201 11,201 - - - - - - - -
  65 and over 10,326 10,326 - - - - - - - -
 
Two people
14,051 - - - - - - - - -
  Householder under 65 14,489 14,417 14,840 - - - - - - -
  Householder 65 and over 13,030 13,014 14,784 - - - - - - -
 
Three people
17,163 16,841 17,330 17,346 - - - - - -
Four people 22,025 22,207 22,570 21,834 21,910 - - - - -
Five people 26,049 26,781 27,170 26,338 25,694 25,301 - - - -
Six people 29,456 30,803 30,925 30,288 29,677 28,769 28,230 - - -
Seven people 33,529 35,442 35,664 34,901 34,369 33,379 32,223 30,955 - -
Eight people 37,220 39,640 39,990 39,270 38,639 37,744 36,608 35,426 35,125 -
Nine or more people 44,346 47,684 47,915 47,278 46,743 45,864 44,656 43,563 43,292 41,624

Poverty Footnotes


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