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Poverty Thresholds 1969

Income Thresholds at the Poverty Level in 1969 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................... $1,975            
    65 years and over................ 1,774            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years.............. 2,469 $2,766          
    Head under 65 years........... 2,216 2,766          
3 persons.......................... 2,875 2,968 $3,137        
4 persons.......................... 3,790 3,847 3,715 $3,902      
5 persons.......................... 4,574 4,630 4,481 4,368 $4,462    
6 persons.......................... 5,247 5,265 5,153 5,041 4,891 $4,967  
7 or more persons.................. 6,609 6,665 6,535 6,422 6,274 6,049 $5,994
 
Female Head
One person (unrelated individual)......
    Under 65 years................... $1,826            
    65 years and over................ 1,752            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years.............. 2,282 $2,491          
    Head under 65 years........... 2,190 2,491          
3 persons.......................... 2,781 2,651 $2,931        
4 persons.......................... 3,641 3,771 3,753 $3,715      
5 persons.......................... 4,368 4,500 4,481 4,444 $4,294    
6 persons.......................... 5,096 5,191 5,153 5,115 4,948 $4,798  
7 or more persons.................. 6,403 6,497 6,478 6,422 6,255 6,124 $5,825
 
 
FARM
Male Head
One person (unrelated individual)......
    Under 65 years................... $1,679            
    65 years and over................ 1,508            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years.............. 2,099 $2,351          
    Head under 65 years........... 1,884 2,351          
3 persons.......................... 2,444 2,523 $2,666        
4 persons.......................... 3,222 3,270 3,158 $3,317      
5 persons.......................... 3,888 3,936 3,809 3,713 $3,793    
6 persons.......................... 4,460 4,475 4,380 4,285 4,157 $4,222  
7 or more persons.................. 5,618 5,665 5,555 5,459 5,333 5,142 $5,095
 
Female Head
One person (unrelated individual)......
    Under 65 years................... $1,552            
    65 years and over................ 1,489            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years.............. 1,940 $2,117          
    Head under 65 years........... 1,862 2,117          
3 persons.......................... 2,364 2,253 $2,491        
4 persons.......................... 3,095 3,205 3,190 $3,158      
5 persons.......................... 3,713 3,825 3,809 3,777 $3,650    
6 persons.......................... 4,332 4,412 4,380 4,348 4,206 $4,078  
7 or more persons.................. 5,443 5,522 5,506 5,459 5,317 5,205 $4,951
               

Source:U.S. Census Bureau


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