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Income Thresholds at the Poverty Level in 1972 by Sex of Head, Size of Family, and Number of Related Children Under 18 Years Old, by Farm-Nonfarm Residence
|Size of family unit||Weighted average threshold||Related children under 18 years|
|One person (unrelated individual)||2,207|
|Under 65 years||2,254||2,256|
|65 years and over||2,025||2,027|
|Head under 65 years||2,823||2,820||3,159|
|Head under 65 years||2,532||2,532||3,159|
|7 or more persons||7,000||7,546||7,611||7,462||7,334||7,164||6,907||6,844|
|One person (unrelated individual)||2,046|
|Under 65 years||2,085||2,087|
|65 years and over||2,000||2,001|
|Head under 65 years||2,729||2,606||2,845|
|Head under 65 years||2,516||2,500||2,845|
|7 or more persons||6,841||7,312||7,419||7,398||7,334||7,143||6,994||6,652|
|One person (unrelated individual)||1,824|
|Under 65 years||1,916||1,917|
|65 years and over||1,722||1,723|
|Head under 65 years||2,399||2,397||2,685|
|Head under 65 years||2,154||2,152||2,685|
|7 or more persons||5,963||6,416||6,470||6,343||6,234||6,090||5,872||5,818|
|One person (unrelated individual)||1,723|
|Under 65 years||1,772||1,774|
|65 years and over||1,698||1,700|
|Head under 65 years||2,258||2,215||2,419|
|Head under 65 years||2,141||2,126||2,419|
|7 or more persons||5,771||6,214||6.308||6,289||6,234||5,071||5,944||5,654|
Source:U.S. Census Bureau
Note: Weighted Average Thresholds are from "Characteristics of the Low-Income Population: 1972", P-60, No. 91. Other thresholds are the results of applying the inflation factor of 136.6/145.1 to the 1973 thresholds.