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Average Income-to-Poverty Ratios for Families, by Income Quintile, 1967 to 1994 (Families as of March of the following year.)


 
         Number of
          families  Lowest   Second   Middle   Fourth    Highest
Year      (thous.)   fifth    fifth    fifth    fifth      fifth 
1994./14/. 69,313     0.92     2.17     3.26     4.67       9.22
1993./13/. 68,506     0.88     2.10     3.19     4.60       9.07
1993./12/. 68,506     0.88     2.10     3.19     4.60       8.79
1992./11/. 68,216     0.89     2.15     3.26     4.55       8.39
1991...... 67,173     0.94     2.22     3.28     4.60       8.40
1990...... 66,322     0.99     2.27     3.35     4.70       8.61
1989...... 66,090     1.01     2.30     3.43     4.79       8.90
1988...... 65,837     0.99     2.27     3.39     4.73       8.48
1987./10/. 65,204     0.99     2.28     3.39     4.68       8.36
1986...... 64,491     0.99     2.25     3.32     4.62       8.16
1985./9/.. 63,558     0.96     2.17     3.20     4.43       7.80
1984...... 62,706     0.95     2.15     3.15     4.38       7.48
1983./8/.. 62,015     0.91     2.07     3.06     4.26       7.13
1982...... 61,393     0.92     2.05     3.01     4.11       6.94
1981...... 61,019     0.99     2.10     3.04     4.14       6.79
1980...... 60,309     1.03     2.17     3.11     4.20       6.82
1979./7/.. 59,550     1.11     2.28     3.25     4.38       7.18
1978...... 57,804     1.12     2.29     3.24     4.36       7.14
1977...... 57,215     1.10     2.21     3.18     4.27       6.91
1976./6/.. 56,710     1.10     2.19     3.14     4.14       6.70
1975./5/ . 56,245     1.08     2.13     3.04     4.01       6.55
1974./5/4/ 55,698     1.13     2.24     3.11     4.12       6.69
1973...... 55,053     1.12     2.27     3.15     4.19       6.99
1972...... 54,373     1.09     2.22     3.07     4.09       6.90
1971./3/.. 53,296     1.05     2.08     2.89     3.82       6.47
1970...... 52,227     1.04     2.10     2.88     3.80       6.38
1969...... 51,586     1.06     2.13     2.91     3.80       6.35
1968...... 50,823     1.04     2.06     2.80     3.64       6.13
1967./2/.. 50,111     0.97     1.94     2.67     3.51       6.06
NOTES to Table 4: See Table 2.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Income |  Last Revised: September 12, 2012