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Poverty Thresholds 1968

Income Thresholds at the Poverty Level in 1968 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................... $1,874            
    65 years and over................ 1,683            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years.............. 2,343 $2,625          
    Head under 65 years........... 2,104 2,625          
3 persons.......................... 2,728 2,817 $2,977        
4 persons.......................... 3,597 3,651 3,526 $3,703      
5 persons.......................... 4,341 4,395 4,253 4,146 $4,235    
6 persons.......................... 4,980 4,997 4,891 4,784 4,642 $4,714  
7 or more persons.................. 6,272 6,326 6,202 6,095 5,954 5,741 $5,689
 
Female Head
One person (unrelated individual)......
    Under 65 years................... $1,733            
    65 years and over................ 1,663            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years.............. 2,166 $2,364          
    Head under 65 years........... 2,079 2,364          
3 persons.......................... 2,640 2,516 $2,782        
4 persons.......................... 3,455 3,579 3,562 $3,526      
5 persons.......................... 4,146 4,271 4,253 4,218 $4,076    
6 persons.......................... 4,838 4,926 4,891 4,855 4,696 4,554  
7 or more persons.................. 6,077 6,167 6,149 6,095 5,936 5,812 $5,528
 
 
FARM
Male Head
One person (unrelated individual)......
    Under 65 years................... $1,593            
    65 years and over................ 1,431            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years.............. 1,992 $2,231          
    Head under 65 years........... 1,788 2,231          
3 persons.......................... 2,319 2,394 $2,530        
4 persons.......................... 3,057 3,103 2,997 $3,148      
5 persons.......................... 3,690 3,736 3,615 3,524 $3,600    
6 persons.......................... 4,233 4,247 4,157 4,066 3,946 $4,007  
7 or more persons.................. 5,331 5,377 5,272 5,181 5,061 4,880 $4,836
 
Female Head
One person (unrelated individual)......
    Under 65 years................... $1,473            
    65 years and over................ 1,414            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years.............. 1,841 $2,009          
    Head under 65 years........... 1,767 2,009          
3 persons.......................... 2,244 2,139 $2,365        
4 persons.......................... 2,937 3,042 3,028 $2,997      
5 persons.......................... 3,524 3,630 3,615 3,585 $3,465    
6 persons.......................... 4,112 4,187 4,157 4,127 3,992 $3,871  
7 or more persons.................. 5,165 5,242 5,227 5,181 5,046 4,940 $4,699
               

Source:U.S. Census Bureau


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