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Poverty Thresholds 1966

Income Thresholds at the Poverty Level in 1966 by Sex of Head, Size of Family, and Number of Related Children Under 18 Years Old, by Farm-Nonfarm Residence


Size of family unit Related children under 18 years
None One Two Three Four Five Six
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NONFARM
 
Male Head
One person (unrelated individual)......
    Under 65 years................... $1,758            
    65 years and over................ 1,579            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years.............. 2,198 $2,462          
    Head under 65 years........... 1,973            
3 persons.......................... 2,559 2,642 $2,792        
4 persons.......................... 3,374 3,424 3,306 $3,473      
5 persons.......................... 4,071 4,121 3,988 3,888 $3,971    
6 persons.......................... 4,670 4,686 4,587 4,487 4,354 $5,384  
7 or more persons.................. 5,882 5,932 5,816 5,716 5,584 4,421 $5,335
 
Female Head
One person (unrelated individual)......
    Under 65 years................... $1,626            
    65 years and over................ 1,559            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years.............. 2,031 $2,217          
    Head under 65 years........... 1,949            
3 persons.......................... 2,476 2,359 $2,609        
4 persons.......................... 3,240 3,356 3,341 $3,306      
5 persons.......................... 3,888 4,005 3,988 3,955 $3,822    
6 persons.......................... 4,537 4,620 4,587 4,553 4,404 4,270  
7 or more persons.................. 5,699 5,783 5,766 5,716 5,567 5,451 $5,184
 
 
FARM
Male Head
One person (unrelated individual)......
    Under 65 years................... $1,230            
    65 years and over................ 1,105            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years.............. 1,538 $1,724          
    Head under 65 years........... 1,381            
3 persons.......................... 1,791 1,849 $1,955        
4 persons.......................... 2,362 2,397 2,315 $2,431      
5 persons.......................... 2,849 2,885 2,792 2,722 $2,780    
6 persons.......................... 3,269 3,280 3,211 3,140 3,048 $3,094  
7 or more persons.................. 4,117 4,152 4,071 4,001 3,908 3,769 $3,735
 
Female Head
One person (unrelated individual)......
    Under 65 years................... $1,138            
    65 years and over................ 1,092            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years.............. 1,422 $1,552          
    Head under 65 years........... 1,364            
3 persons.......................... 1,733 1,652 $1,826        
4 persons.......................... 2,268 2,350 2,338 $2,315      
5 persons.......................... 2,722 2,804 2,792 2,768 $2,676    
6 persons.......................... 3,175 3,234 3,211 3,187 3,083 $2,989  
7 or more persons.................. 3,989 4,048 4,036 4,001 3,897 3,816 $3,629
               

Source:U.S. Census Bureau


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