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Poverty Thresholds 2005

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Poverty Thresholds for 2005 by Size of Family and Number of Related Children Under 18 Years

(Dollars)


Size of Family Unit Weighted
Average
Thresholds
Related children under 18 years
None One Two Three Four Five Six Seven Eight
or
more
One person (unrelated individual) ...... 9,973                  
    Under 65 years ...... 10,160 10,160                
    65 years and over ...... 9,367 9,367                
 
Two people ...... 12,755                  
    Householder under 65 years ...... 13,145 13,078 13,461              
    Householder 65 years and over ...... 11,815 11,805 13,410              
 
Three people ...... 15,577 15,277 15,720 15,735            
Four people ...... 19,971 20,144 20,474 19,806 19,874          
Five people ...... 23,613 24,293 24,646 23,891 23,307 22,951        
Six people ...... 26,683 27,941 28,052 27,474 26,920 26,096 25,608      
Seven people ...... 30,249 32,150 32,350 31,658 31,176 30,277 29,229 28,079    
Eight people ...... 33,610 35,957 36,274 35,621 35,049 34,237 33,207 32,135 31,862  
Nine people or more ...... 40,288 43,254 43,463 42,885 42,400 41,603 40,507 39,515 39,270 37,757
Source:U.S. Census Bureau

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division: Poverty |  Last Revised: September 12, 2012