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Poverty Thresholds 2009

Poverty Thresholds for 2009 by Size of Family and Number of Related Children Under 18 Years

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) ...... 10,956                  
    Under 65 years ...... 11,161 11,161                
    65 years and over ...... 10,289 10,289                
 
Two people ...... 13,991                  
    Householder under 65 years ...... 14,439 14,366 14,787              
    Householder 65 years and over ...... 12,982 12,968 14,731              
 
Three people ...... 17,098 16,781 17,268 17,285            
Four people ...... 21,954 22,128 22,490 21,756 21,832          
Five people ...... 25,991 26,686 27,074 26,245 25,603 25,211        
Six people ...... 29,405 30,693 30,815 30,180 29,571 28,666 28,130      
Seven people ...... 33,372 35,316 35,537 34,777 34,247 33,260 32,108 30,845    
Eight people ...... 37,252 39,498 39,847 39,130 38,501 37,610 36,478 35,300 35,000  
Nine people or more ...... 44,366 47,514 47,744 47,109 46,576 45,701 44,497 43,408 43,138 41,476

Note: The poverty thresholds are updated each year using the change in the average annual Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U). Since the average annual CPI-U for 2009 was lower than the average annual CPI-U for 2008, poverty thresholds for 2009 are slightly lower than the corresponding thresholds for 2008.

Source:U.S. Census Bureau


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