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POV35: Poverty Thresholds by Size of Family and Number of Related Children Under 18 Years: 2007

[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 10,590 - - - - - - - - -
  Under 65 10,787 10,787 - - - - - - - -
  65 and over 9,944 9,944 - - - - - - - -
 
Two people
13,540 - - - - - - - - -
  Householder under 65 13,954 13,884 14,291 - - - - - - -
  Householder 65 and over 12,550 12,533 14,237 - - - - - - -
 
Three people
16,530 16,218 16,689 16,705 - - - - - -
Four people 21,203 21,386 21,736 21,027 21,100 - - - - -
Five people 25,080 25,791 26,166 25,364 24,744 24,366 - - - -
Six people 28,323 29,664 29,782 29,168 28,579 27,705 27,187 - - -
Seven people 32,233 34,132 34,345 33,610 33,098 32,144 31,031 29,810 - -
Eight people 35,816 38,174 38,511 37,818 37,210 36,348 35,255 34,116 33,827 -
Nine or more people 42,739 45,921 46,143 45,529 45,014 44,168 43,004 41,952 41,691 40,085
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2008 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

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