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Poverty Thresholds 2008

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) ...... 10,991                  
    Under 65 years ...... 11,201 11,201                
    65 years and over ...... 10,326 10,326                
 
Two people ...... 14,051                  
    Householder under 65 years ...... 14,489 14,417 14,840              
    Householder 65 years 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 people or more ...... 44,346 47,684 47,915 47,278 46,743 45,864 44,656 43,563 43,292 41,624
Source:U.S. Census Bureau

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division: Poverty |  Last Revised: September 16, 2014